- PATIENT WIDTH MEASUREMENT for proper KVP setting and quality diagnostic radiographs
- ABDONIMAL DIAMETER MEASUREMENT to assess visceral fat and cardiovascular disease risk
- SOLID PVC contruction for easy, lightweight handling
- RANGE 6.5-50cm (measures only in centimeters)
The Lafayette x-ray / abdominal caliper aids the measurement of sagittal abdominal diameter and patient width. For abdonimal diameter, studies have shown that the measurement of sagittal abdominal diameter to be more useful than traditional waist circumference measurements. Sagittal abdominal diameter is highly correlated with the volume of visceral fat and a strong predictor of cardiovascular disease.
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