Role of iliac crest tangent in correct numbering of lumbosacral transitional vertebrae


Gunduz N., Durukan G., Eser M. B. , Aslan A., Kabaalioglu A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.49, no.1, pp.184-189, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1807-258
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.184-189

Abstract

Background/aim: The iliac crest tangent (ICT) has recently emerged as a reliable landmark to correctly number the lumbosacral transitional vertebrae (ISTV). We retrospectively evaluated the reproducibility and accuracy of the ICT as a landmark in subjects without disc degeneration.