Advanced three-dimensional evaluation of acetabular trauma: Volumetric image processing

Elliot K. Fishman, Donna Magid, Robert A. Drebin, Andrew F. Brooker, William J. Scott, Lee H. Riley

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Abstract

Volumetric image processing is a new approach to generating simulated three-dimensional images from transaxial CT data. The major advantages compared to conventional surface-rendering 3D technique include: preservation of every pixel of CT data for increased accuracy of rendered image; tissue layer translucency allowing appreciation of multiple tissue layers on each image; simulation of real-time rotation in varying axes for optimal appreciation of abnormalities; and a high-speed, high-capacity computer setup which generates high-quality images rapidly, giving the system sufficient flexibility for these complicated functions while remaining user friendly and fast.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)214-218
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Volume29
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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