Coronal and sagittal balance

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
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A commonly used technique for assessing coronal balance and sagittal balance involves drawing a vertical (plumb) line from the midpoint of the C7 vertebral body, down to the sacrum. 

A distance of more than ~2 cm from the midline and posterosuperior corner of the S1 vertebral body denotes abnormal balance respectively. 

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rID: 49614
Case created: 28th Nov 2016
Last edited: 28th Nov 2016
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