Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 496)
Three-Dimensional Digital Topolgical Analysis of Trabecular Bone
The morphology of trabecular bone networks has been described as a complex network of interconnecting plates and rods1,2and the clinical importance of this morphology is well documented3,4.
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