The acetabular wall index for assessing anteroposterior femoral head coverage in symptomatic patients

Siebenrock, Klaus A; Kistler, Lea; Schwab, Joseph M; Büchler, Lorenz; Tannast, Moritz (2012). The acetabular wall index for assessing anteroposterior femoral head coverage in symptomatic patients. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 470(12), pp. 3355-60. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s11999-012-2477-2

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Understanding acetabular pathomorphology is necessary to correctly treat patients with hip complaints. Existing radiographic parameters classify acetabular coverage as deficient, normal, or excessive but fail to quantify contributions of anterior and posterior wall coverage. A simple, reproducible, and valid measurement of anterior and posterior wall coverage in patients with hip pain would be a clinically useful tool.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Orthopaedic, Plastic and Hand Surgery (DOPH) > Clinic of Orthopaedic Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Siebenrock, Klaus-Arno; Büchler, Lorenz and Tannast, Moritz

ISSN:

0009-921X

Publisher:

Springer-Verlag

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:30

Last Modified:

22 Oct 2019 22:37

Publisher DOI:

10.1007/s11999-012-2477-2

PubMed ID:

22798137

Web of Science ID:

000312370200009

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.11552

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/11552 (FactScience: 217754)

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