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An Quantitative Analysis Method Of Trabecular Pattern In A Bone
Author(s): Masanor Idesawa; Toyohiko Yatagai
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Paper Abstract

Orientation and density of trabecular pattern observed in a bone is closely related to its mechanical properties and deseases of a bone are appeared as changes of orientation and/or density distrbution of its trabecular patterns. They have been treated from a qualitative point of view so far because quantitative analysis method has not be established. In this paper, the authors proposed and investigated some quantitative analysis methods of density and orientation of trabecular patterns observed in a bone. These methods can give an index for evaluating orientation of trabecular pattern quantitatively and have been applied to analyze trabecular pattern observed in a head of femur and their availabilities are confirmed. Key Words: Index of pattern orientation, Trabecular pattern, Pattern density, Quantitative analysis

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1982
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0375, Medical Imaging and Image Interpretation, (1 November 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.934655
Show Author Affiliations
Masanor Idesawa, The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (Japan)
Toyohiko Yatagai, The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0375:
Medical Imaging and Image Interpretation
Judith M. S. Prewitt, Editor(s)

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