Automatic bone age estimation based on carpal-bone image--a preliminary report.

@article{Fan2001AutomaticBA,
  title={Automatic bone age estimation based on carpal-bone image--a preliminary report.},
  author={Bo-Jie Fan and Chia Wen Hsieh and Tai-Lang Jong and Chui-Mei Tiu},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal; Free China ed},
  year={2001},
  volume={64 4},
  pages={203-8}
}
BACKGROUND Bone age (BA) estimation is one of the important applications of hand radiography in the area of pediatrics, especially for the diagnosis of endocrinological problems and growth disorders. BA estimation (BAE) is tedious, time-consuming and highly dependent upon the expert experience. Nowadays, most BAE standards are based on American standards, but there is no BAE standard for Taiwanese people. We attempt to construct a computerized BAE system to automate BAE and in the long run to… CONTINUE READING

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