Baumann angle and radial-ulnar overlap: a radiographic study
to control for the angle of the x-ray beam.
J. Lee Pace, MD, Brett Wiater, MD, Gregory Schmale, MD,
Thomas Jinguji, MD, Viviana Bompadre, PhD, and Walter Krengel III, MD. Department of Orthopedics and Sports
Medicine, Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. J Pediatr Orthop. 2012
UW Orthopaedic Faculty
at Seattle Children’s Hospital wanted to investigate if there was any
“surrogate” measure that could control for the angle of x-ray beams when
examining Baumann’s angle. Baumann’s
angle (BA) is the most common radiographic measurement used to assess the alignment
of the distal humerus...