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3D Data Processing Visualization and Transmission, International Symposium on (2002)
Padova, Italy
June 19, 2002 to June 21, 2002
ISBN: 0-7695-1521-5
pp: 808
Riccardo Lattanzi , Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli
Marco Viceconti , Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli
Marco Petrone , C.I.N.E.C.A.
Paolo Quadrani , C.I.N.E.C.A.
Cinzia Zannoni , C.I.N.E.C.A.
Computer Aided Surgery (CAS) systems help surgeons in planning the operation accurately, resulting in costs reducing, clinical outcome improving and enhancing of the health care delivery efficiency. This paper describes the Hip-Op system, which is a novel software for the preoperative planning of total hip replacement. The software uses a fully three-dimensional (3D) internal representation of the patient anatomy, derived from Computed Tomography data. The user interface is based on an innovative visualization paradigm, called Multimodal Display, and represents the anatomical objects by means of multiple views, which are familiar to medical professionals. Besides the original CT slices, also two synthetically generated radio graphs are available, as well as a surface rendering view. The surgeon can load prosthetic models into the planning software environment, selecting them from those available in the implant database. Then he can perform a virtual surgery proceedure in order to plan the proper position and orientation of the prosthesis within the host femur. Analysis modules allow to evaluate the planning from a biomechanical point of view.

C. Zannoni, M. Petrone, R. Lattanzi, M. Viceconti and P. Quadrani, "Applications of 3D Medical Imaging in Orthopaedic Surgery: Introducing the Hip-Op System," 3D Data Processing Visualization and Transmission, International Symposium on(3DPVT), Padova, Italy, 2002, pp. 808.
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