Effect of errors in the identification of anatomical landmarks on the accuracy of Q angle values.

@article{France2001EffectOE,
  title={Effect of errors in the identification of anatomical landmarks on the accuracy of Q angle values.},
  author={Lisa France and Chris Nester},
  journal={Clinical biomechanics},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 8},
  pages={710-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of error in the location of the anterior superior iliac spine, and the centres of the patella and tibial tuberosity, on the measured value of the quadriceps angle. BACKGROUND The quadriceps angle is said to be relevant in the etiology and management of patello-femoral pain. However, the issues around measurement accuracy have not been reported. METHODS Errors between 1 and 5 mm were introduced to the medial/lateral and vertical co-ordinate data describing… CONTINUE READING

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