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Arthrometry, Articular MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Arthrometry, Articular
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.600.700.500
G11.427.760.500
Unique ID
D053587
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053587
Scope Note
Measurements of joint flexibility (RANGE OF MOTION, ARTICULAR), usually by employing an angle-measuring device (arthrometer). Arthrometry is used to measure ligamentous laxity and stability. It is often used to evaluate the outcome of ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT replacement surgery.
Entry Term(s)
Articular Arthrometry
Articular Goniometry
Goniometry, Articular
Previous Indexing
Joints (1952-2006)
Movement (1970-1991)
Range of Motion, Articular (1991-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Arthrometry, Articular Preferred
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