Scaling Digital X-ray Images of the Hip with Dr. Grant Shaw
Preoperative planning and templating is best practice for hip replacements as it helps us anticipate and avoid problems. Scaling x-rays for digital hip templating is like turning on the full beam in that it adds clarity and confidence to the measurements used for planning.
What you will learn
- How to use markers to get more accurate measurements from pelvic x-rays
- The advantages and disadvantages of different marker options
- How to use the OrthoView QuickScale tool for quick, easy, and accurate scaling