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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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
|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|
|Depositing User:||RH Shuttleworth|
|Date Deposited:||11 May 2011 10:31|
|Last Modified:||11 May 2011 10:32|
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