Vertebral degenerative disc disease severity evaluation using random forest classification

Abstract

Degenerative disc disease (DDD) develops in the spine as vertebral discs degenerate and osseous excrescences or outgrowths naturally form to restabilize unstable segments of the spine. These osseous excrescences, or osteophytes, may progress or stabilize in size as the spine reaches a new equilibrium point. We have previously created a CAD system that… (More)
DOI: 10.1117/12.2042793

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