anatomical landmark

anatomical landmark

[‚an·ə¦täm·ə·kəl ′lan‚märk]
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Linea aspera is an important anatomical landmark on femur.
The apex of the intercondylar notch (AIN) was used as the reference bony anatomical landmark to identify the proper entry point to insert the IM rod.
Hsieh et al., "Evaluation and comparison of anatomical landmark detection methods for cephalometric X-ray images: a grand challenge," IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, vol.
The intercristal line determined by palpation is not a reliable anatomical landmark for neuraxial anesthesia.
For each anatomical landmark, the Procrustes residual is the difference between the position of the specimens' anatomical landmarks and the position of the homologous anatomical landmark in the consensus.
The IOM is the widely used anatomical landmark to predict the location of the IOF.
However, a modified Wilson technique for paediatric patients was developed at the National Rehabilitation Institute, consisting of using the coracoid process as the anatomical landmark and finding the puncture site medial and caudal to it according to the patient's weight.
Materials and Methods: We measured the distance from the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) to the pubic symphysis bilaterally on each cadaver as an anatomical landmark. We located the femoral nerve through transverse incisions from the ASIS to the pubic symphysis and incisions originating from the midpoint between the ASIS and the pubic symphysis extending longitudinally to the patella.
When the tester sticks reflective markers on anatomical landmarks identified by palpation, it is necessary to identify each anatomical landmark.
The common anatomical landmark or reference is Rouviere's sulcus (RS) [3-10].
Thus, for our purposes, the student was prompted to click on a given anatomical landmark. If the click was on the incorrect location of the map then the student is directed to a feedback page about the landmark they have just incorrectly selected.
A two-part study was conducted to investigate the ability of registered nurses to accurately level an intraventricular drainage system to a patient's anatomical landmark using visual checks only.