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Monitoring scoliosis progression: optimizing positioning and ultrasound imaging

15 June 2011

PhD ceremony: Ms. D.E.O. Dewi, 14.45 uur, Academiegebouw, Broerstraat 5, Groningen

Title: Monitoring scoliosis progression: optimizing positioning and ultrasound imaging

Promotor(s): prof. G.J. Verkerke, prof. A.G. Veldhuizen, prof. T.L.E.R. Mengko

Faculty: Medical Sciences

 

To define the best treatment for scoliosis, a curved spine, frequent monitoring is essential. X-ray is commonly used, but limited by radiation risk and 2D-representation. Ultrasound could offer an excellent alternative. This thesis presents a framework to monitor scoliosis progression using ultrasound and focuses on posture reproducibility and improving 3D-ultrasound image quality.

 

Last modified:15 September 2017 3.40 p.m.

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