11May

Bone segmentation in orthopedic surgery

By R. A. / 11/05/2016 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Orthopedic surgeries are one of the most common surgeries in clinical practice. According to recent surveys, more than 300,000 hip replacement and 700,000 knee replacements are performed annually, with frequent treatment of other joints, e.g. shoulder and ankles. With figures on the rise, the bur...

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5May

Detection and quantification of bone cancer

By R. A. / 05/05/2016 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Primary malignant tumor of the bone (osteosarcoma) is the most common bone tumor, representing 88% of all bone tumors with nearly 3,000 annual diagnosed cases in the United States. Despite the relative low occurrence of primary osteosarcoma (less than 1% of all tumors), secondary (metastatic) bon...

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13Apr

Point and surface registration in orthopedy

By R. A. / 13/04/2016 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Orthopedic surgery is a branch of surgery concerned with treating the musculoskeletal system’s injuries and reconstruction. About half the population above the age of 50 suffer from some degree of osteoarthritis. According to the 2008 report of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, the most...

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4Feb

Bones and Skeleton segmentation

By R. A. / 04/02/2016 / RSIP Vision Learns / No Comments

Computed tomography (CT) is the most common 3D process used for bone imaging. This is due to the fact that simple thresholding is usually sufficient to identify the bone tissue, based on its higher attenuation of X-rays as compared to soft tissues. The representation of a tridimensional model out...

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18Aug

Detecting Branching Points in Dendrites

By Felicity / 18/08/2015 / Projects / No Comments

Detecting Branching Points in Dendrites is a common task in image processing but by no means a simplistic one. RSIP Vision performs this detection more accurately than out-of-the-box software.

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