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Title: Construction of occipital bone fracture using B-spline curves

Abstract

Treating trauma to the cranio-maxillofacial region is a great challenge and requires expert clinical skills and sophisticated radiological imaging. The aim of reconstruction of the facial fractures is to rehabilitate the patient both functionally and aesthetically. In this article we employed B-spline curves to construct the occipital bone fracture using Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) format data. The construction of occipital bone fracture starts with the boundary extraction followed by corner detection, construction of fractured part inner outer curve for each DICOM data using B-spline curves and finally the construction of fractured part in DICOM format. Method used in this article is based on DICOM data only and does not require any technique such as mirror imaging, technical help, reference skull, or to take average thickness of skull bone. Using the proposed method, the constructed fractured implant is custom made for every individual patient. At the end of this article we present a real case, in which we have constructed the occipital bone fracture using B-spline. The proposed method has been validated using post-operation DICOM data. For practical application, Graphical User Interface (GUI) has been developed.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5]
  1. University of Education, Division of Science and Technology (Pakistan)
  2. DRB-HICOM University of Automotive Malaysia (Malaysia)
  3. Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Institute of Engineering Mathematics (Malaysia)
  4. Universiti Sains Malaysia, Craniofacial Medical Imaging Research Group, School of Dental Sciences (Malaysia)
  5. National University of Science and Technology (Pakistan)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22769290
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Computational and Applied Mathematics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 37; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2018 SBMAC - Sociedade Brasileira de Matemática Aplicada e Computacional; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0101-8205
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; BONE FRACTURES; COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY; GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE; SKULL

Citation Formats

Majeed, Abdul, Mt Piah, Abd Rahni, Yahya, Zainor Ridzuan, Abdullah, Johari Yap, and Rafique, Muhammad. Construction of occipital bone fracture using B-spline curves. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1007/S40314-017-0487-0.
Majeed, Abdul, Mt Piah, Abd Rahni, Yahya, Zainor Ridzuan, Abdullah, Johari Yap, & Rafique, Muhammad. Construction of occipital bone fracture using B-spline curves. United States. doi:10.1007/S40314-017-0487-0.
Majeed, Abdul, Mt Piah, Abd Rahni, Yahya, Zainor Ridzuan, Abdullah, Johari Yap, and Rafique, Muhammad. Sun . "Construction of occipital bone fracture using B-spline curves". United States. doi:10.1007/S40314-017-0487-0.
@article{osti_22769290,
title = {Construction of occipital bone fracture using B-spline curves},
author = {Majeed, Abdul and Mt Piah, Abd Rahni and Yahya, Zainor Ridzuan and Abdullah, Johari Yap and Rafique, Muhammad},
abstractNote = {Treating trauma to the cranio-maxillofacial region is a great challenge and requires expert clinical skills and sophisticated radiological imaging. The aim of reconstruction of the facial fractures is to rehabilitate the patient both functionally and aesthetically. In this article we employed B-spline curves to construct the occipital bone fracture using Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) format data. The construction of occipital bone fracture starts with the boundary extraction followed by corner detection, construction of fractured part inner outer curve for each DICOM data using B-spline curves and finally the construction of fractured part in DICOM format. Method used in this article is based on DICOM data only and does not require any technique such as mirror imaging, technical help, reference skull, or to take average thickness of skull bone. Using the proposed method, the constructed fractured implant is custom made for every individual patient. At the end of this article we present a real case, in which we have constructed the occipital bone fracture using B-spline. The proposed method has been validated using post-operation DICOM data. For practical application, Graphical User Interface (GUI) has been developed.},
doi = {10.1007/S40314-017-0487-0},
journal = {Computational and Applied Mathematics},
issn = {0101-8205},
number = 3,
volume = 37,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {7}
}