A semi-automatic system for measuring tibial cartilage volume

James Cheong, David Suter, Flavia Maria Cicuttini

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Osteoarthritis is a chronic and crippling disease affecting an increasing number of people each year. With no known cure, it is expected to reach epidemic proportions in the coming years. Currently, there is strong interest in developing a fully automated cartilage area/volume measurement method in the medical field to assist both pharmaceutical companies and medical professions in researching the disease. This paper describes the development of a semi-automatic system for segmenting and measuring human knee cartilage volume from Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. The cartilage volume obtained from the semi-automated method has been benchmarked against the current gold standard (cartilage volume from manual segmentation).

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTENCON 2005 - 2005 IEEE Region 10
Place of PublicationUSA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages1 - 6
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)0780393112, 9780780393110
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005
EventIEEE Tencon (IEEE Region 10 Conference) 2005 - Crown Promenade Hotel, Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 21 Nov 200524 Nov 2005
https://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/conferencedetails/index.html?Conf_ID=10758

Publication series

NameIEEE Region 10 Annual International Conference, Proceedings/TENCON
Volume2007

Conference

ConferenceIEEE Tencon (IEEE Region 10 Conference) 2005
CountryAustralia
CityMelbourne
Period21/11/0524/11/05
Internet address

Cite this