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Cell Mol Biol Lett. 2002;7(1):132-3.

Sphericity of the femoral head on anterior-posterior radiographs of dysplastic hips.

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Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Clinical Center Ljubljana, Zaloska 9, SI-1000, Slovenia.

Abstract

We analyzed the sphericity of the femoral head of dysplastic hips. Using standard anterior-posterior radiographs of the hips, we assessed the femoral head's deviation from a spherical shape using a computer algorithm and via Severin grading. The method presented could serve as a useful tool to quantify differences in sphericity in cases where it is difficult to grade the hip radiologically.

PMID:
11944066
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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