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Table 2 Anatomical description of the various landmarks used, with the intra- and interobserver variability for each. The error is given as a percentage

From: Geometric morphometric analysis reveals age-related differences in the distal femur of Europeans

Landmark Location Intra-observer Variability Inter-observer Variability
1 Medial epicondyle 1.64 1.63
2 Most dorsal point on medial condyle 1.64 1.64
3 Top of intercondylar notch 1.64 1.64
4 Most dorsal point on lateral condyle 1.64 1.64
5 Lateral epicondyle 1.63 1.64
6 Most outside point on trochlear groove 1.63 1.65
7 Most distal point at bottom of trochlear groove 1.64 1.65
8 Most ventral point on margin of trochlear groove 1.64 1.65
9 Most distal point on medial condyle 1.53 1.51
10 Most distal point on lateral condyle 1.52 1.49