Journal Basic Info

  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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Major Scope

  •  Urology
  •  Bariatric Surgery
  •  General Surgery
  •  Colon and Rectal Surgery
  •  Emergency Surgery
  •  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  •  Orthopaedic Surgery
  •  Pediatric Surgery

Abstract

Citation: Clin Surg. 2021;6(1):3195.Research Article | Open Access

Determination of Carrying Angle of Elbow among Adult Pakistani Population

Ahmed SK1*, Markhand JA2 and Sundus Iftikhar2

1 Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, The Indus Hospital and Health Network, Karachi, Pakistan 2 Maternal and Child Health Program, Pakistan

*Correspondance to: Ahmed SK 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.3195

Abstract

Objectives: To determine the carrying angle of elbow among adult Pakistani population presenting to a tertiary care hospital. Materials and Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was done at The Indus Hospital and Health Network Karachi, a free of cost tertiary care facility. Participant who met with inclusion criteria were recruited and carrying angle of both elbow and length of the forearm was measured with the help of Goniometer and inch tape respectively. Results: A total of 500 participants were enrolled in the study, out of which 353 (70.6%) were males, 142 (28.4%) were females and 5 (1%) had missing information regarding gender. The majority (96%) of the patients had right dominant limb. Men had a longer median length of the forearm (p

Keywords

Goniometer; Carrying angle; Arthroplasty

Cite the article

Ahmed SK, Markhand JA, Iftikhar S. Determination of Carrying Angle of Elbow among Adult Pakistani Population. Clin Surg. 2021; 6: 3195..

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