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|Title:||Dynamic motion analysis of dart throwers motion visualized through computerized tomography and calculation of the axis of rotation.|
|Epworth Authors:||Patel, Minoo|
|Other Authors:||Troupis, John|
Precision Landmark Identification
Axis of Rotation
Musculoskeletal Clinical Institute, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
|Citation:||J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2014 May;39(4):364-72.|
|Abstract:||We used a dynamic three-dimensional (3D) mapping method to model the wrist in dynamic unrestricted dart throwers motion in three men and four women. With the aid of precision landmark identification, a 3D coordinate system was applied to the distal radius and the movement of the carpus was described. Subsequently, with dynamic 3D reconstructions and freedom to position the camera viewpoint anywhere in space, we observed the motion pathways of all carpal bones in dart throwers motion and calculated its axis of rotation. This was calculated to lie in 27° of anteversion from the coronal plane and 44° of varus angulation relative to the transverse plane. This technique is a safe and a feasible carpal imaging method to gain key information for decision making in future hand surgical and rehabilitative practices.|
|Journal Title:||The Journal of Hand Surgery, European Volume|
|Affiliated Organisations:||Department of Surgery, Monash University, Victoria, Australia.|
|Type of Clinical Study or Trial:||Cross-Sectional Study|
|Appears in Collections:||Musculoskeletal|
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