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Advances in Orthopedics
Volume 2012, Article ID 802350, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/802350
Research Article

Measurement of Intervertebral Motion Using Quantitative Fluoroscopy: Report of an International Forum and Proposal for Use in the Assessment of Degenerative Disc Disease in the Lumbar Spine

1Institute for Musculoskeletal Research and Clinical Implementation, Anglo-European College of Chiropractic, 13-15 Parkwood Road, Bournemouth BH5 2DF, UK
2Fort Sam Houston, US Army-Baylor University, San Antonio, TX 78234, USA
3Faculty of Science & Technology, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
4Ortho Kinematics Inc., 1704 Bee Caves Road, Building 3, Suite 315, Austin, TX 78746, USA

Received 24 October 2011; Accepted 26 January 2012

Academic Editor: Brian R. Subach

Copyright © 2012 Alan C. Breen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Citations to this Article [19 citations]

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