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Atlas-based segmentation of neck muscles from MRI for the characterisation of Whiplash Associated Disorder

Al Suman, Abdulla; Aktar, Mst Nargis; Asikuzzaman, Md; Webb, Alexandra; Perriman, Diana; Pickering, Mark

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Whiplash-associated disorder (WAD) is a commonly occurring injury that often results from neck trauma suffered in car accidents. However the cause of the condition is still unknown and there is no definitive clinical test for the presence of the condition. Researchers have begun to analyze the size of neck muscles and the presence of fatty infiltrates to help understand WAD. However this analysis requires a high precision delineation of neck muscles which is very challenging due to a lack of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/164994
Source: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
DOI: 10.1117/12.2243754
Access Rights: Open Access

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