Fully automated radiogrammetric measurement of third metacarpal bone from hand radiograph

Abstract

Osteoporosis is a disease caused by reduction of bone mass, bone strength and deterioration of bone structure. The gold standard method for diagnosis of osteoporosis is measurement of bone mineral density (BMD) using Dual X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA). However, DXA is expensive and not widely available in developing countries. An alternative cost-effective… (More)

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