Generated Landmarks

Landmark Name

Description& Method of Calculation


Estimated centre of rotation of the femoral head. Calculated as the mean point of the two pairs of opposite landmarks on the rim of the acetabulum (landmark nos 2 & 3, and 4 & 5)


Estimated position of the greater trochanter, assuming a continuation line from the centre of the acetabulum (landmark 1) through the calculated centre of rotation of the femoral head to a point at a distance equal to the length of the femoral neck of the associated femur for the individual.