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Validation of 3-D freehand ultrasound for the determination of the hip joint centre

Peters, A, Baker, RJ and Sangeux, M 2010, 'Validation of 3-D freehand ultrasound for the determination of the hip joint centre' , Gait & Posture, 31 (4) , pp. 530-532.

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Abstract

This paper describes the calibration process for 3-D free hand ultrasound (3-DUS). The Cambridge calibration technique was determined to produce the most repeatable and accurate results when determining the location of a reference object within a water bath. This note additionally validates 3-DUS as a potential measurement tool for the determination of the hip joint centre. It shows that 3-DUS can accurately determine the inter-HJC distance to within 4 � 2 mm. This indicates potential for 3-DUS to be used as a gold standard measurement tool in the identification of the hip joint centre

Item Type: Article
Themes: Health and Wellbeing
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Health Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: Gait & Posture
Publisher: Elsevier
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0966-6362
Depositing User: RH Shuttleworth
Date Deposited: 11 May 2011 09:31
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:51
URI: http://usir.eprints.org/id/eprint/15742

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