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angulation

 [ang″gu-la´shun]
1. formation of a sharp obstructive angle as in the intestine, the ureter, or similar tubes.
2. deviation from a straight line, as in a poorly set bone.

an·gu·la·tion

(ang'gyū-lā'shŭn),
1. Formation of an angle; an abnormal angle or bend in an organ.
2. In orthopaedics, a method of describing the alignment of long bones that have been affected by injury or disease; can be described in both anteroposterior and lateral planes.

angulation

/an·gu·la·tion/ (ang″gu-la´shun)
1. formation of a sharp obstructive bend, as in the intestine, ureter, or similar tubes.
2. deviation from a straight line, as in a badly set bone.

angulation

Etymology: L, angulatus, bent
1 an angular shape or formation.
2 the discipline of precisely measuring angles, as in mechanical drafting and surveying.
3 (in radiography) the direction of the useful beam of radiation in relation to the object being radiographed and the film used to record its image. See also horizontal angulation,vertical angulation.

an·gu·la·tion

(ang'gyū-lā'shŭn)
1. Formation of an angle; an abnormal angle or bend in an organ.
2. In orthopedics, a method of describing the alignment of long bones that have been affected by injury or disease; can be described in both anteroposterior and lateral planes.

an·gu·la·tion

(ang'gyū-lā'shŭn)
1. In dentistry, description of alignment of entire tooth, tooth roots, or anatomic crown of tooth to a vertical axis in both anteroposterior and lateral planes of jaws.
2. Variable spatial (i.e., angular) relationship that exists between tooth surface and face of instrument used to remove calculus.

angulation (radiographic) (ang´-gyōōlā´shən),

n the direction of the primary beam of radiation in relation to object and film.

angulation

1. the formation of a sharp obstructive angle as in the intestine, the ureter or similar tubes.
2. in conformation, used to describe angles between long bones at joints, especially shoulder, stifle and hock.
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20) Using angulation as their primary outcome measure, Lee and associates (8) reported reangulation of 33% of non-nailed radii requiring additional intervention in the single-bone group (22 ulna, 3 radius) compared to none in the both-bone group (N = 24) needing any further treatment as initial alignment was maintained.
TABLE 1: DISTRIBUTION OF PATIENTS ACCORDING TO THE ANGULATION OF THE IMPACTION
3 weeks, full weight bearing was 8 weeks (5 to 12 weeks), full movement was achieved in 11 weeks (8 to 16 weeks); 24 patients out of 30 had limb length discrepancy of 10 mm at 24 weeks followup, while 5 patients had limb length discrepancy of 15 mm, 1 patient had limb length discrepancy of 21 mm; 19 out of 30 patients had angulations of less than 5 degrees, while 10 patients had angulations between 5 to 10 degrees and 1 patient had angulations of more than 10 degrees at 24 weeks followup.
9] However, such diagnostic findings can be confirmed by a computed tomography scan, which can help to determine the exact position and angulation of the dilacerations.
However, it should be noted that the mesio-distal radiographs herein were exposed with a 90-degree angulation relative to the bucco-oral projection, which may not be considered clinically relevant (in contrast to the smaller angulation chosen in the present study).
Concerning the head, there is a noticeable improvement in terms of position and translation (9 percent) but also in angulation (10 percent).
The following data were taken from the patients' histories: gender, patient's age, BMI, preoperative contracture, angulation of the knee joint (varus or valgus), preoperative condition of ACL (intact or ruptured) and medications used by the patients.
It needs a cautious approach for anatomical reduction, especially related to anterior angulation on hip lateral image.
Each projection was evaluated based on predefined criteria assessing receptor placement, horizontal angulation, vertical angulation and cone centering.
Therefore, as in the present case, SF may occur more frequently as a result of increased vessel angulation and movement.
Using a 2 mm drill, a hole was made on the lateral side of the metacarpal neck, just proximal to the metacarpophalangeal joint (MPJ) capsule with 30[degrees] of angulation with the long axis of the metacarpus.
Medical device company Lombard Medical (NasdaqGM:EVAR) said on Wednesday that an 89-year-old male with a 64mm aneurysm and challenging 75 degree aortic neck angulation was treated with its Aorfix Endovascular Stent Graft in Girona, Spain under its ARCHYTAS global registry programme.