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Normal ranges for measurements of the scaphoid bone from sagittal computed tomography images

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title = "Normal ranges for measurements of the scaphoid bone from sagittal computed tomography images",
abstract = "This study aimed to determine normal values of three parameters commonly used to determine malunion by investigating intact scaphoids on sagittal computed tomography images from healthy individuals. We analysed 62 normal scaphoids and found the mean height-length ratio, lateral intrascaphoid angle and dorsal cortical angle to be 0.58, 27° and 128°, respectively. These measurements had good-to-excellent, poor-to-moderate and moderate-to-good inter- and intra-rater reliabilities, respectively. This study provides information on normal parameters of the scaphoid that may inform clinical decision making when assessing malunion. We suggest that the lateral intrascaphoid angle should be used with great caution as a measure of deformity.Level of evidence: III.",
keywords = "computed tomography, deformity, malunion, measurements, Scaphoid",
author = "Guldbrandsen, {C{\ae}cilie W} and Radev, {Dimitar I} and Robert Gvozdenovic",
year = "2021",
month = jul,
doi = "10.1177/1753193420987522",
language = "English",
volume = "46",
pages = "594--599",
journal = "Journal of Hand Surgery",
issn = "0266-7681",
publisher = "Sage Science Press (UK)",
number = "6",

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T1 - Normal ranges for measurements of the scaphoid bone from sagittal computed tomography images

AU - Guldbrandsen, Cæcilie W

AU - Radev, Dimitar I

AU - Gvozdenovic, Robert

PY - 2021/7

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N2 - This study aimed to determine normal values of three parameters commonly used to determine malunion by investigating intact scaphoids on sagittal computed tomography images from healthy individuals. We analysed 62 normal scaphoids and found the mean height-length ratio, lateral intrascaphoid angle and dorsal cortical angle to be 0.58, 27° and 128°, respectively. These measurements had good-to-excellent, poor-to-moderate and moderate-to-good inter- and intra-rater reliabilities, respectively. This study provides information on normal parameters of the scaphoid that may inform clinical decision making when assessing malunion. We suggest that the lateral intrascaphoid angle should be used with great caution as a measure of deformity.Level of evidence: III.

AB - This study aimed to determine normal values of three parameters commonly used to determine malunion by investigating intact scaphoids on sagittal computed tomography images from healthy individuals. We analysed 62 normal scaphoids and found the mean height-length ratio, lateral intrascaphoid angle and dorsal cortical angle to be 0.58, 27° and 128°, respectively. These measurements had good-to-excellent, poor-to-moderate and moderate-to-good inter- and intra-rater reliabilities, respectively. This study provides information on normal parameters of the scaphoid that may inform clinical decision making when assessing malunion. We suggest that the lateral intrascaphoid angle should be used with great caution as a measure of deformity.Level of evidence: III.

KW - computed tomography

KW - deformity

KW - malunion

KW - measurements

KW - Scaphoid

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