notch width index


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notch width index

The width of the femoral intercondylar notch divided by the width of the femoral condyles.
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Notch Width Index (NWI) has been used as a criterion to estimate risk of ACL injury.
Indices of Femoral Intercondylar Notch Width and Depth Parameter Index Notch width index 0.
sup][12],[13],[14],[15],[16],[17] Numerous studies measured notch width index (NWI), notch shape index (NSI), notch depth index (NDI), and the cross-sectional area (CSA), and considered a smaller or stenotic NWI, NSI, NDI, or CSA was a risk factor of ACL injury.