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Table 1 A table of the torso parameter and their definitions as shown pictorially in Fig. 1 [9]

From: The effects of scoliosis and subsequent surgery on the shape of the torso

Orientation Torso parameter Definition
Vertical measurements ShDiffHt The difference in vertical height between the shoulder points
AxDiffHt The difference in vertical height between the axillary points
WaistDiffHt The difference in vertical height between the waist points
Horizontal measurements axRoff The horizontal distance from the midline to the right axillary point
axLoff The horizontal distance from the midline to the left axillary point
waistRoff The horizontal distance from the midline to the right waist point
waistLoff The horizontal distance from the midline to the left waist point
AxDiffOff The difference between axRoff and axLoff
WaistDiffOff The difference between waistRoff and waistLoff