Exploring RSA Ultimate Accuracy by Using Computer Synthetic Images

  • Xunhua Yuan
  • Terry M. Peters
  • Robert B. Bourne
  • David W. Holdsworth
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-39899-8_49

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2878)
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Yuan X., Peters T.M., Bourne R.B., Holdsworth D.W. (2003) Exploring RSA Ultimate Accuracy by Using Computer Synthetic Images. In: Ellis R.E., Peters T.M. (eds) Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention - MICCAI 2003. MICCAI 2003. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 2878. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Abstract

In this study, the ultimate accuracy of an RadioStereometric Analysis system was explored by computer synthetic images. Comparing computer synthetic images with joint phantom images, the correlation between RSA accuracy and image noise was revealed. Our study indicates that RSA has ultimate accuracies of 0 (± 1) μm, 0 (± 1) μm and 0 (± 4) μm along the X-, Y- and Z-axis, respectively, far more accurate than the phantom images with accuracies of 5 (± 38) μm, 6 (± 44) μm and 13 (± 76) μm.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xunhua Yuan
    • 1
    • 2
  • Terry M. Peters
    • 1
  • Robert B. Bourne
    • 2
  • David W. Holdsworth
    • 1
  1. 1.Imaging ResearchRobarts Research InstituteLondonCanada
  2. 2.Orthopaedics DivisionLondon Health Sciences CentreLondonCanada

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