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Issue No. 02 - March-April (2013 vol. 15)
ISSN: 1521-9615
pp: 10-20
Qi Xing , School of Information Science and Technology, Southwest Jiaotong University
Rui Han , First Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical College
Yanlin Li , First Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical College
Wenzhen Yang , Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, China
Jim X. Chen , George Mason University
ABSTRACT
To allow an efficient assessment of lower limb alignment and hip fracture, 3D lower limb bone models are reconstructed from patient-specific computed tomography images. The 3D feature-construction system shown here automatically extracts 3D features (centers, auxiliary points, axes, and planes). No other work exists that automatically marks all the features for the lower extremities.
INDEX TERMS
Medical services, Medical simulation, Feature extraction, Computational modeling, Biomedical imaging, Solid modeling, Hip factures, Bones, Scientific computing, scientific computing, lower limb alignment, hip fracture, automatic construction, 3D lower limb bones
CITATION

W. Yang, Y. Li, R. Han, J. X. Chen and Q. Xing, "Automatically Assessing Limb Alignment and Hip Fracture Using 3D Models," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 15, no. , pp. 10-20, 2013.
doi:10.1109/MCSE.2012.107
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