Radiology technicians should note the position of patient and x-ray beam relative to the patient for each view. Photo of each set-up appears on the left. The corresponding radiograph appears on the right.

Stryker Notch View

Position – Patient is supine with x-ray cassette beneath the shoulder. Hand of the affected extremity is placed of top of head.

X-Ray Beam – Directed from anterior to posterior, centered at the coracoid and angled 10-degrees cephalad.

Demonstrates – Hill-Sachs defect in posterolateral humeral head from prior glenohumeral dislocation.