Note the alteration in anatomy of the ilium and subsequently the relationships of the anterior superior iliac spine
to the symphysis pubis.
Pelvic width was found by measuring the distance between both anterior superior iliac spine
, while femur length was found by measuring the distance between trochanter major and condylusmedialis.
Simultaneous bilateral avulsion fractures of the anterior superior iliac spines
in an adolescent sprinter.
Abbreviations: ASIS = anterior superior iliac spine
, BMI = body mass index, CT = computed tomography, GT = greater trochanter, ICC = intraclass correlation coefficient, ML = mediallateral, PSIS = posterior superior iliac spine, SEE = standard error of estimate, TEM = technical error of measurement.
From the drawn line connecting right anterior superior iliac spine
and right posterior superior iliac spine, the angular variations of this line were analyzed in relation to a second line drawn in parallel to the ground, assuming two categories: 1.
An anterior lateral incision was made over the affected hip and extended to anterior superior iliac spine
When neutrally positioned, the pelvis's anterior superior iliac spine
(ASIS) and pubis will be in one vertical plane (Figures 2 and 7).
Using anterior abdominal wall landmarks, the inferior epigastric artery can be identified midway between the anterior superior iliac spine
and the pubic symphysis as it travels toward the umbilicus.
The two static anatomic landmarks used in measuring leg-length discrepancy are the anterior superior iliac spine
located right under the belt line and the medial malleolus.
The "umbilical spinous line" is an imaginary line traveling from the umbilicus to the right anterior superior iliac spine
and concerning it is included the traditional term, "McBurney point", which corresponds to the point that defines the lateral and middle third of that line.
Right da Vinci instrument (8mm) is placed on the patient's right side, 2-3 cm from the anterior superior iliac spine
, along a line to the umbilicus.
The floor of the inguinal canal is formed by the inguinal ligament (inferior edge of the external oblique aponeurosis, which attaches at the anterior superior iliac spine
and the pubic tubercle) and its extension, the lacunar ligament.