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Automatic extraction of the 3D symmetry line of back surface: application on scoliotic adolescents

Marion Morand 1 Olivier Comas 2 Christophe Fiorio 1 Gérard Subsol 1
1 ICAR - Image & Interaction
LIRMM - Laboratoire d'Informatique de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier
Abstract : We propose a new method to extract automatically the symmetry line of the 3D back surface of patients affected by scoliosis. Our method is based on the detection of local symmetry planes computed on thick layers of the back. Results have been obtained on a sample of 112 scoliotic adolescents and we compare the symmetry line obtained by our method with a reference line defined by clinicians. We also study the influence of the scoliosis severity and of the Body Mass Index on the results.
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Marion Morand, Olivier Comas, Christophe Fiorio, Gérard Subsol. Automatic extraction of the 3D symmetry line of back surface: application on scoliotic adolescents. 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2018), IEEE, Jul 2018, Honolulu, HI, United States. pp.4118-4121, ⟨10.1109/EMBC.2018.8513282⟩. ⟨lirmm-01914725⟩

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