Automated Anatomical Landmark Detection on Distal Femur Surface using Convolutional Neural Network

Yang, Dong ;   Zhang, Shaoting ;   Yan, Zhennan ;   Tan, Chaowei ;   Li, Kang ;   Metaxas, Dimitris

Tags Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)Classification

Accurate detection of the anatomical landmarks on distal femur bone in the 3D medical images is very important for knee surgery planning and...

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Automatic Assessment of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

Quader, Niamul ;   Hodgson, Antony J. ;   Mulpuri, Kishore ;   Savage, Thomas ;   Abugharbieh, Rafeef

Tags UltrasoundImage segmentationimage filtering (e.g. mathematical morphology, wavelets,...)

Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) refers to a spectrum of hip joint abnormalities that may lead to significant adverse consequences if...

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Bone Texture Characterization with Fisher Encoding of Local Descriptors

Song, Yang ;   Cai, Weidong ;   Zhang, Fan ;   Huang, Heng ;   Zhou, Yun ;   Feng, Dagan

Tags Pattern recognition and classificationBoneX-ray imaging

Bone texture characterization is important for differentiating osteoporotic and healthy subjects. Automated classification is however very...

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Stress Variations Owing to Single Stance Load and Sideways Fall Result in Fracture at Proximal Femur

Faisal, Tanvir ;   Luo, Yunhua

Tags Modeling - Anatomical, physiological and pathologicalBoneComputed tomography (CT)

Femoral neck region is the weakest in which the fracture takes place when someone falls sideways. The sideways fall develops peak tensile and...

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Structural Analysis of Micro-Channels in Human Temporal Bone

Cros, Olivier ;   Gaihede, Michael ;   Andersson, Mats ;   Knutsson, Hans

Tags X-ray imagingBoneVisualization

Recently, numerous micro-channels have been discovered in the human temporal bone by micro-CT-scanning. Preliminary structure of these...

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