The longitudinal axis rotation of the apical vertebra, the vertebral, spinal, and rib cage deformity in idiopathic scoliosis studied by computer tomography.

@article{Aaro1981TheLA,
  title={The longitudinal axis rotation of the apical vertebra, the vertebral, spinal, and rib cage deformity in idiopathic scoliosis studied by computer tomography.},
  author={Stig I Aaro and Mats Dahlborn},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1981},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={567-72}
}
The correlation between the lateral curve, the location and the length of the curve, and the longitudinal axis rotation of the apical vertebra has been studied in 65 patients with idiopathic scoliosis using computer-assisted tomography. This method provides the opportunity to describe the relationship between the rib hump, the longitudinal axis rotation, the lateral curve, and the kyphosis-lordosis with exceedingly small radiation doses. The vertebral rotation was found to be correlated to the… CONTINUE READING