Customisation of a generic 3D model of the distal femur using diagnostic radiographs
Schmutz, Beat, Reynolds, Karen J., & Slavotinek, John P. (2008) Customisation of a generic 3D model of the distal femur using diagnostic radiographs. Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology, 32(2), 156 -161.
A method for the customization of a generic 3D model of the distal femur is presented. The customization method involves two steps: acquisition of calibrated orthogonal planar radiographs; and linear scaling of the generic model based on the width of a subject's femoral condyles as measured on the planar radiographs. Planar radiographs of seven intact lower cadaver limbs were obtained. The customized generic models were validated by comparing their surface geometry with that of CT-reconstructed reference models. The overall mean error was 1.2 mm. The results demonstrate that uniform scaling as a first step in the customization process produced a base model of accuracy comparable to other models reported in the literature.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Generic 3D model, Femur, Planar radiographs, Calibration rig, 3D reconstruction|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (090300)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2008 Taylor & Francis|
|Copyright Statement:||First published in Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology 32(2):156 -161.|
|Deposited On:||04 Mar 2008|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:49|
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