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Joint kinematics via three-dimensional MR imaging
Author(s): Jayaram K. Udupa; Bruce Elliot Hirsch; Supun Samarasekera; Roberto J. Goncalves
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Paper Abstract

The methodology reported here enables us to mathematically model and quantify the motion of each component bone, relative motion of bones, the contact surface of bones and their change during motion for complex joints, from a time sequence of MR image volumes. Additionally, since we model the bone surfaces, we are able to display in vivo joint motion. Through a variety of new rendering techniques we are able to create realistic displays of bones from MR images and to combine these displays with the motion parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 1992
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1808, Visualization in Biomedical Computing '92, (22 September 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131118
Show Author Affiliations
Jayaram K. Udupa, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
Bruce Elliot Hirsch, Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine (United States)
Supun Samarasekera, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
Roberto J. Goncalves, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1808:
Visualization in Biomedical Computing '92

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