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Evaluation Of Back Shape Using The ISIS Scanner
Author(s): Alan R. Turner-Smith; David C. Thomas
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Paper Abstract

The Integrated Shape Investigation System (ISIS) is a structured light scanner and shape analysis system, developed as a safe alternative to follow-up radiographs for the clinical assessment of deformities of the human back. The system is described and results presented of several clinic studies. These show a significant correlation between ISIS measures and conventional radiographic measures of spinal curvature, such as the Cobb angle. The development of a predictor for deterioration in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, based on surface shape weasures, is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 April 1989
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1030, Biostereometrics '88, (14 April 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.950449
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Alan R. Turner-Smith, Oxford Orthopaedic Engineering Centre (United Kingdom)
David C. Thomas, Oxford Orthopaedic Engineering Centre (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1030:
Biostereometrics '88
Juerg U. Baumann; Robin E. Herron, Editor(s)

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