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Table 2 Factors related to the psoas valley and its synonyms

From: Anatomical variation of the Psoas Valley: a scoping review

First authorDefinitionGenderAgeSideThe other factors
Kopydlowski [3]Psoas valleyDepth and width were significantly larger in male than in female.
No significant difference in location.
No significant difference between younger and older in depth, width and location. No significant difference between racial groups in depth, width and location.
Sachdeva [18]Notch between AIIS and IEDepth was significantly larger in male than in female.
No significant difference in index of widening.
 No significant difference in depth.
Index of widening was significantly deeper towards the left side in male
 
Kohnlein [14]Anterior wall depressionNo significant difference in depth and location.   
Vandenbussche [2]Psoas valleyDepth was significantly larger in male than in female.No correlation in depth Moderate correlation between depth and acetabular diameter (R = 0.34), and between depth and anteversion (R = -0.28) were found.
Vandenbussche [1]Psoas valleyDepth was significantly larger in male than in female.
No significant difference in width.
  Weak correlation between depth and acetabular diameter (R = 0.26), and between depth and anteversion (R = -0.14) were found.
Maruyama [16] No significant difference in shape. No significant difference in depth. 
Pellico [12]Notch between AIIS and IENo significant difference in depth.   
  1. AIIS anterior inferior iliac spine, IE iliopubic eminence