Computer aided modelling of spastic hip joint based on CT date Szczepan Piszczatowski , Marek Okoński , Konstanty Skalski Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2006; 8(6):693-698 ICID: 471266
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Background: The main subject of the paper is development of three-dimensional numerical modelling method of children’s hip joint. Anatomically correct as well as deformed due to cerebral palsy joints were taken into consideration.
Materials and methods: The modelling process was carried out on data obtained from X-ray computer tomography. Specialized software was used to develop three-dimensional models of particular objects (e.g. pelvis, thigh bone) of hip joint.
Results: The CT-data of two patients from Clinic of Children Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation of Lublin Medical University was used to perform three – dimensional geometrical models of hip joints. Finite element models were prepared also taking into account inhomogeneity of the bone tissue.
Conclusions: Results of our researches clearly show that three-dimensional, computer modelling of the children hip joint can be performed based on CT-data. Use of these methods will enable us to gain a better understanding of children hip joint deformation process and facilitate planning of therapy.
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