FREEHAND THREE DIMENSIONAL ULTRASOUND (US) IMAGING SYSTEM IN THE ASSESSMENT OF SCOLIOSIS

Muhammed Umar Sani INTRODUCTION Scoliosis is a musculoskeletal disorder manifested as a spine deformity characterized by a lateral spine curvature greater than 10˚ accompanied by vertebral rotation (Cheung et al, 2015; Vo et al., 2015). The standard method to diagnose Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is to measure the spinal curvature from a Postero-anterior (PA) radiograph…

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