Alternative approach to evaluating lumbar lordosis on direct roentgenograms: projection area per length squared.

@article{Kuru2008AlternativeAT,
  title={Alternative approach to evaluating lumbar lordosis on direct roentgenograms: projection area per length squared.},
  author={Omer Kuru and Bunyamin Sahin and Sűleyman Kaplan},
  journal={Anatomical science international},
  year={2008},
  volume={83 2},
  pages={83-8}
}
Several methods have been described to evaluate the degree of lumbar lordosis. However, suggested methods have used non-standardized terminology and landmarks to measure the degree of lumbar lordosis. In the present study a practical method for evaluating the degree of lumbar lordosis is described and, for this purpose, 24 lateral roentgenograms were obtained retrospectively from the archive of Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey. The… CONTINUE READING