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Model-based image processing and analysis for fracture classification

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5 Author(s)
Adami, A. ; Oregon Health & Sci. Univ., Portland, OR, USA ; Yang, K. ; Song, X. ; Pavel, M.
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We describe an approach toward improved classification of fractures in the vicinity of ankle joints using image-specific image enhancement and 3D modeling. The enhancement approach is based on the development of a set of linear features from X-ray images. The 3D models of fractures are used to determine the X-ray image representation from a fractured surface. These models are then used in reverse to find surface parameters that are most consistent with the 2D fracture representations.

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Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 2002. 24th Annual Conference and the Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society EMBS/BMES Conference, 2002. Proceedings of the Second Joint  (Volume:3 )

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23-26 Oct. 2002