Spatial modeling of bone microarchitecture

  title={Spatial modeling of bone microarchitecture},
  author={Hui Li and Kang Li and Taehyong Kim and Aidong Zhang and Murali Ramanathan},
  booktitle={Electronic Imaging},
  • Hui Li, Kang Li, M. Ramanathan
  • Published in Electronic Imaging 30 January 2012
  • Computer Science
We develop and evaluate a novel 3D computational bone framework, which is capable of enabling quantitative assessment of bone micro-architecture, bone mineral density and fracture risks. Our model for bone mineral is developed and its parameters are estimated from imaging data obtained with dual energy x-ray absorptiometry and x-ray imaging methods. Using these parameters, we propose a proper 3D microstructure bone model. The research starts by developing a spatio-temporal 3D microstructure… 
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