Annotated image

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Caton-Deschamps
Modality: Annotated image (Caton-Deschamps)

- “ Patella height, trochlear depth, and trochlear morphology are some of the measurements obtained when reporting cases of patellofemoral instability...”

Used in the following article:

  • Insall-Salvati ratio - “ The Insall-Salvati ratio or index is the ratio of the patella tendon length to the length of the patella and is used to determine patellar height....”
  • Caton-Deschamps index (knee) - “ The Caton-Deschamps index is used to measure patellar height and identify patella alta and patella baja. The Caton-Deschamps index relies upon the...”
  • de Carvalho index (knee) - “ The de Carvalho index is used to measure patellar height and identify patella alta. Similar to the Caton-Deschamps index, it relies upon the lengt...”
  • Modified Insall-Salvati ratio - “ The modified Insall-Salvati ratio or index is another technique to assess patellar height. Usage It was proposed to avoid mismeasurement due to ...”

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