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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 184016, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/184016
Research Article

The Spinal Curvature of Three Different Sitting Positions Analysed in an Open MRI Scanner

1Institute for Biomechanics, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
2School of Engineering, Winterthur, Switzerland
3Röntgeninstitut Zürich-Altstetten, Zurich, Switzerland
4Spine Surgery, 8700 Küsnacht, Switzerland

Received 24 September 2012; Accepted 14 October 2012

Academic Editors: F. Galbusera and D. Gastaldi

Copyright © 2012 Daniel Baumgartner 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.

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