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