Assessment of the Brain Coverage Ratio in the Postoperative Craniosynostosis Based on 3D CT Scans

  • Anna FabijańskaEmail author
  • Jarosław Gocławski
  • Wanda Mikołajczyk-Wieczorek
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 389)


This paper considers the problem of numerical quantification of the postoperative craniosynostosis. In particular, the method for assessment of the brain coverage ratio based on 3D CT brain scans is proposed. The method determines the percentage of brain surface which is not covered by skull and is intended to measure the rate of skull regeneration after the cranial vault remodelling. Results of applying the method to the postoperative cases of the craniosynostosis are presented and discussed.


Craniosynostosis Brain segmentation Brain coverage ratio 



This research was funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland from founds for science in years 2013–2015 in a framework of Iuventus Plus Programme (project no. IP 2012 011272).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anna Fabijańska
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jarosław Gocławski
    • 1
  • Wanda Mikołajczyk-Wieczorek
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Applied Computer ScienceLodz University of TechnologyLodzPoland
  2. 2.Polish Mother’s Memorial Hospital, Research InstituteLodzPoland

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