Comparison of two- and three-dimensional measurement of the Cobb angle in scoliosis

The Cobb angle as an objective measure is used to determine the progression of deformity, and is the basis in the planning of conservative and surgical treatment. However, studies have shown that the Cobb angle has two limitations: an inter- and intraobserver variability of the measurement is approximately 3–5 degrees, and high variability regarding the… CONTINUE READING