Norberg angle | definition of Norberg angle by Medical dictionary
Norberg angle, Norberg's index
the angle formed by a line connecting the centers of both femoral heads and one drawn between the center of a femoral head and the craniodorsal rim of the acetabulum on the same side. It is a means of assessing hip laxity and is used in the detection of hip dysplasia.
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Preoperative Norberg angle
measurements were compared with Norberg angle
measurements on ventrodorsal pelvis graphs taken at postoperative 2nd month.
Associations among Norberg angle
, percentage of femoral head coverage, cortico-medullary index, and femoral inclination angle in dogs with hip dysplasia.
Four measures based on X-ray techniques are used to image and measure canine hips: the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals hip score, PennHip distraction index, dorsolateral subluxation (DLS) score and the Norberg angle
Quantification of measurement of femoral head coverage and Norberg angle
within and among four breeds of dogs.