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A Semi-Automated Method for Subject-Specific Modeling of the Spinal Canal from Computed Tomography Images and Dynamic Radiographs [article]

Md. Abedul Haque, G. Elisabeta Marai
2013 International Symposium on Vision, Modeling, and Visualization  
We present a semi-automated method to computationally reconstruct spinal canal models from static 3D images and dynamic 2D radiographs of the spine.  ...  First, we reconstruct the 3D motion of vertebrae from dynamic radiographs and compute hybrid representations of 3D bone models to facilitate computational modeling.  ...  Scott Tashman and Mr. William Anderst (Department of Orthopaedics, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine) for the spinal data acquisition and preprocessing, Dr. James Kang, MD, Dr. Joon Y.  ... 
doi:10.2312/pe.vmv.vmv13.129-136 dblp:conf/vmv/HaqueM13 fatcat:v2hb35fkhjcdbdkzt2jote6bii

A Survey of Methods and Technologies Used for Diagnosis of Scoliosis

Ilona Karpiel, Adam Ziębiński, Marek Kluszczyński, Daniel Feige
2021 Sensors  
The purpose of this article is to present diagnostic methods used in the diagnosis of scoliosis in the form of a brief review. This article aims to point out the advantages of select methods.  ...  By outlining and categorizing each method, we summarize relevant publications that may not only help introduce other researchers to the field but also be a valuable source for studying existing methods  ...  .; Mercado, A.; Landis, M.; Li, S. Automated Multi-Vertebrae and Disc Delineation for MR and CT Spinal Images.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21248410 pmid:34960509 pmcid:PMC8707023 fatcat:m3p7dai57ncqfdxt3eydfmnlay

Front Matter: Volume 9414

2015 Medical Imaging 2015: Computer-Aided Diagnosis  
The publisher is not responsible for the validity of the information or for any outcomes resulting from reliance thereon.  ...  The papers included in this volume were part of the technical conference cited on the cover and title page. Papers were selected and subject to review by the editors and conference program committee.  ...  , HEART, AND EYE 9414 30 Automated detection of Schlemm's canal in spectral-domain optical coherence tomography [9414-108] 9414 31 Computer-based assessment of right ventricular regional ejection  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2194210 dblp:conf/micad/X15 fatcat:wzirgkwiwbgvba6jlaucm3azzq

Spinal vertebrae localization and analysis on disproportionality in curvature using radiography—a comprehensive review

Joddat Fatima, Muhammad Usman Akram, Amina Jameel, Adeel Muzaffar Syed
2021 EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing  
The aim of this review article is to give a comprehensive overview of how different authors in different times have addressed these issues and proposed different mythologies for the localization and analysis  ...  The clinical specialists in the field estimate almost 80% of the population with experience of back issues. The segmentation of the vertebrae is considered a difficult procedure through imaging.  ...  I would also like to acknowledge the support provided by my university.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13640-021-00563-5 fatcat:khzxpnubxjdnto4zdcpbxqxvnu

The Lumbar Lordosis in Males and Females, Revisited

Ori Hay, Gali Dar, Janan Abbas, Dan Stein, Hila May, Youssef Masharawi, Nathan Peled, Israel Hershkovitz, Karen Rosenberg
2015 PLoS ONE  
Methods Our new automated method uses CT imaging of the spine to measure lumbar curvature in males and females.  ...  The curves extracted from 158 individuals were based on the spinal canal, thus avoiding traditional pitfalls of using bone features for curve estimation.  ...  Joseph Meychan Chair for the History and Philosophy of Medicine (Tel Aviv University). The authors would like to thank Mrs.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133685 pmid:26301782 pmcid:PMC4547714 fatcat:vfh2mdmdjvduxl7uvfjf2trs5i

Computer-aided Analysis and Interpretation of HRCT Images of the Lung [chapter]

Zrimec Tatjana, Sata Busayarat
2011 Theory and Applications of CT Imaging and Analysis  
We also thank radiologists Peter Wilson, Michael Jones Daniel Moses and Pravati Panigrahi for providing clinical resources, image annotation and inspection of the results. Theory and  ...  Applications of CT Imaging and Analysis  ...  Wang et al. (2006) proposed a method for fissure segmentation using a 2D-shape-based curve-growing model with a semi-automatic initialisation.  ... 
doi:10.5772/14507 fatcat:6zdivmedlzc4xdxgcs7ffalvpu

Oral Abstracts

2021 Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences  
The conundrum for low-risk procedures is how we do this in a busy X-ray department without compromising the quality of the information and the safety of our patients.  ...  We need to ensure that they have all the information they need to understand and then consent to their imaging procedure. We can only do this if we put them at the centre of the process.  ...  The application of post-mortem computed tomography (PMCT) is a recent inclusion for imaging in forensic medicine.  ... 
doi:10.1002/jmrs.481 pmid:34080802 fatcat:av65qpigu5gfvc64ng3uyjvvma

Evolution of autonomous and semi-autonomous robotic surgical systems: a review of the literature

G. P. Moustris, S. C. Hiridis, K. M. Deliparaschos, K. M. Konstantinidis
2011 International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery  
Methods A literature review pertaining to commercial medical systems which incorporate autonomous and semi-autonomous features, as well as experimental work involving automation of various surgical procedures  ...  Conclusion Autonomous and semi-autonomous systems are beginning to emerge in various interventions, automating important steps of the operation.  ...  Methods We present results from a literature review pertaining to commercial medical systems, which incorporate autonomous and semi-autonomous features, as well as experimental work involving automation  ... 
doi:10.1002/rcs.408 pmid:21815238 fatcat:wxpuzdc6uva2bniq6u7jjnkybi


2019 Global Spine Journal  
The canal-to-body ratio (CBR) was determined by dividing the anteroposterior diameter of the spinal canal by that of the vertebral body at each lamina on cervical neutral lateral X-ray.  ...  We feel that this study provides valuable data regarding inpatient versus outpatient costs and reveals a slightly higher rate of complications within the 1-year period, specifically in the mechanical and  ...  Material and Methods: Three-dimensional cervical endplate models were constructed using computed tomography imaging of 41 healthy Chinese and 24 white subjects.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2192568219839731 pmid:31211024 pmcid:PMC6555104 fatcat:j5xjlgvjrjfddlzbwcwfoqseze

15. Deutscher Wirbelsäulenkongress

2020 European spine journal  
radiographs, computed tomography scans, and even MRI.  ...  In this study, image quality of a novel FP-based 3D c-arm compared to intraoperative and fixed computed tomography (CT).  ...  Methods: We identified 135 patients (66 vs. 67) who were treated for spondylodiscitis between 05/2008 and 12/2015 from two centers of primary care, one university hospital (UVH) and one non-university  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00586-020-06630-1 pmid:33078266 fatcat:2e63m5xi7zfmrjjoxffwn5pq5m

CARS 2016—Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery Proceedings of the 30th International Congress and Exhibition Heidelberg, Germany, June 21–25, 2016

2016 International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery  
'', and Amazon Inc., for providing valuable computing resources through an ''AWS in Education Research'' grant.  ...  We would like to thank the Spanish company BQ for the donation of the 3D printing hardware for clinical use.  ...  An experimental phantom model, which used a sheep's solid organs (liver, kidney, spleen and heart) and muscles, was prepared for validation of our segmentation method and volume computation of the semi-automated  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11548-016-1412-5 pmid:27206418 fatcat:uk5r46n2xvhedkfjzmeiweyneq

Abstracts for EuroSpine 2010 Annual Meeting, September 15–17, 2010, Wien, Austria

2010 European spine journal  
Methods: The studies were analyzed for similarities in patient indications and outcomes assessment tools utilized.  ...  context: ACDF is perceived by the spinal surgery community to be one of the most efficacious of all spinal surgeries.  ...  Jalanko T 60 James S SP29 Janangiri F 64 Jang JW P9 Janssen MMA 21 Jarvers JS SP32, SP36, P75 Jarzem P SP4 Jeszenszky D P15 Jiang L P36 Jiya TU P46 Jones A SP29 Jones-Quaidoo S 48, SP30 Joon-Ki K 12, SP44  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00586-010-1522-7 pmid:20665222 fatcat:3s7dazrnhff4par2xduzdcs7ry

Management of Benign Head and Neck Tumors

Mahyar Mohammadifard, Godratallah Naseh
2014 Iranian Journal of Radiology  
This journal particularly welcomes manuscripts which deal with radiology and imaging from geographic regions wherein problems regarding economical, social, ethnic and cultural parameters affecting prevalence  ...  It is a scientific forum dedicated primarily to the topics relevant to radiology and allied sciences of the developing countries, which have been neglected or have received little attention in the Western  ...  Computed tomography (CT) is the first choice imaging modality.  ... 
doi:10.5812/iranjradiol.21427 fatcat:sjwvn72hkrdhjokjbumorlk2hu

B - Scientific Sessions

2010 Insights into Imaging  
Methods and Materials: 20 patients with clinically suspected severe acute pancreatitis were referred for CT evaluation and imaged with a 320-slice CT unit within the first 24 hours after admission.  ...  Conclusion: Perfusion imaging of the whole pancreas allows for discrimination between changes in pancreatic oedema and necrosis in early phase of severe acute pancreatitis.  ...  (LAD) artery in the presence of a stenosis by use of dynamic computed tomography (CT) in an animal model.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13244-010-0011-1 pmid:23099631 pmcid:PMC3534347 fatcat:yfnq3lgteja2lfjl66ivdfnoum

Oral Presentations

2017 Global Spine Journal  
Microscopy was performed by the Microscopy Imaging Center (MIC) and the FACS-work was conducted at the FACS Lab core facility of the University of Bern.  ...  Lumbar Surgery Acknowledgement This project was supported by funds from the Swiss National Science Foundation project # 310030_153411, the Gebert Rüf Foundation project # GRS-X028/13 and the Lindenhof  ...  Furthermore, a novel cage was designed to match the pre-operative vertebrae derived from computed tomography (CT) images of a patient. Two materials were modelled: titanium and polycarbonate.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2192568217708577 fatcat:xa6fqbninffwvpdylyble6wo74
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