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Research into Spinal Deformities : Studies in Health Technology and Informatics - J.A. Sevastik

Research into Spinal Deformities

Studies in Health Technology and Informatics

By: J.A. Sevastik (Editor), K.M. Diab (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1997
ISBN: 9789051993080
Number Of Pages: 524

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In this book the results of current multidisciplinary research on different aspects of spine deformities as the etiology, the pathogenesis, the pathomechanism, the three-dimensional imaging of the spine and back, the biomechanics and kinematics of the normal and deformed spine, as well as the conservative and surgical treatment of these conditions are presented by world's most prominent researchers in the different fields of the topic.

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Definitions and Terminology for Assessment of Spinal Shapep. 3
Photogrammetric Measurement. Considerations for the Medical Personp. 7
Coordinate Systems, Coordinate Transformations, Invariants, Shape Analysis of Curves and Surfacesp. 11
Three-Dimensional Measurements with Optoelectronic Devicesp. 21
Problems of Statistic and Error Analysis in Biomechanicsp. 25
Idiopathic Scoliosis. What is it?p. 37
Current State of Knowledgep. 41
Idiopathic Scoliosis and Fluctuating Asymmetry (FA)p. 45
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis and Development Stabilityp. 49
Torsion in Lower Limb Bones of Healthy Subjectsp. 53
Torsion in Lower Limb Bones of Children Screened for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)p. 57
Pelvis Asymmetry in Idiopathic Scoliosis. Evidence of Whole Torsional Body Deformity?p. 63
Mechanical Modulation of Vertebral and Disc Growth Ratep. 67
The Relationship between Stature and the Volume of the Lumbar Disc Investigated Using MRIp. 73
Aging of Human Intervertebral Discs. A Histological and Immunohistochemical Studyp. 77
Vertebral Body and Disc Wedging in Scoliosisp. 81
Predictability of Curve Progression of Idiopathic Scoliosis: The Intervertebral Disc Changes Using MRIp. 85
Anthropometry and Allometry in Pre-Operative Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)p. 89
Lateral Flexion Induced Axial Rotation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)p. 93
Analysis of Symmetry of Vertebral Body Loading Consequent to Lateral Spinal Curvaturep. 97
Vertebral Wedging Due to Asymmetric Loadingp. 103
The Rib Vertebral Angle Asymmetry in Idiopathic, Neuromuscular and Experimentally Induced Scoliosisp. 107
Lower Extremity Dysmetria, Scoliosis, Low Back Pain and Spondylolysisp. 111
Variants of the Neuro-Dysplastic Disturbances and their Anatomical and Functional Correlations in Children with Initial Stages of Dysplastic Scoliosisp. 115
Torsion in Lower Limb Bones of Patients with Patellofemoral Pain Syndromep. 119
Torsion in Lower Limb Bones of Patients with Adolescent Scoliosis (AIS) Treated Surgicallyp. 123
Implications for the Pathogenesis and Pathomechanisms of Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis after Surgeryp. 127
An Analysis of the Effect of Harrington Instrumentation for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS). A Follow-Up Study Revealing some Skeletal and Soft Tissues Involved in Curve Progressionp. 133
Scoliotic Spine. Is it always a 3D Deformity?p. 139
Is Spinal Deformity Proprioceptively Perceived? Analysis of Self-Correction Manoeuvre. A Pilot Studyp. 143
A New Method for Clinical Measurement of Vertebral Rotationp. 147
Non-Ionising Opto-Electronic Measurement and X-Ray Imaging. Two Complementary Techniques for Spinal Deformities Evaluation and Monitoring: Results of One Year Clinical Activityp. 151
3-D Determination of Spinal Deformities and Postural Variability by Means of Opto-Electronic Device. Recent Algorithmic Improvementsp. 155
Biomechanical Analysis of the Spine During Walking. A Pilot Studyp. 161
Three-Dimensional Reconstruction of Vertebral Endplates for the Study of Scoliotic Spine Wedgingp. 165
Three Dimensional Measurement of Vertebral Deformity Using Helicoidal Axisp. 169
3-D Study of Scoliotic Compensation by Comparison of Spinal Deformities to Rib Cage Deformitiesp. 173
In Vitro Mechanical Characterization of Costovertebral Junctionp. 177
Mechanical Properties and Predictive Relationships of the Lumbar Spinep. 181
Biomechanical Study of the Lumbar Spondylolysis Using a Three-Dimensional Finite Element Method and 3D-CT Imagesp. 185
In Vivo Experimental Evaluation on the Pre and Post Operative Behaviour of Scoliotic Spinep. 189
Quantitative Analysis of Movement Patterns and Ground Reaction Forces During Voluntary Trunk Movements in Standing Girls with Idiopathic Scoliosisp. 195
Foot Pressure Measurements in Children with Adolescent Scoliosisp. 201
Parameters of Intervertebral Disc Deformation Derived from Measured 2D Vertebral Motion in Sagittal Plane under Flexion-Extensionp. 205
Volumetric Evaluation of Normal and Scoliotic Vertebral Bodies. A Methodological Studyp. 209
Modelling of the Trunk Muscles: A 3D Parameterized Geometrical Modelling and a 3D Finite Element Modellingp. 213
Geometrical Modelling of Vertebrae: Influence of 3-D Kriging Profile and Control Points on Posterior Elements Extrapolationp. 217
3-D Personalized Reconstruction and Modelling of Human Intervertebral Facet Jointsp. 221
3-D Personalized Geometrical Reconstruction and Modelling of the Pelvis for Scoliotic Deformity Studiesp. 225
Biomechanical Analysis of the Elastic Behaviour of the Spine with Agingp. 229
Assessment of Geometric Torsion on 3D Mathematical Curve Identifying a Scoliotic Spine Shape: A Reliable Mathematical Modeling and Filteringp. 233
Digital X-Ray Image Processing Algorithm for Clinical Parameters Extractionp. 239
Sitting Posture vs. Standing Posture: A Biochemical Comparisonp. 243
Biomechanical Study of the Geometrical and Mechanical Parameters of the Anterior and Posterior Spinesp. 247
Clinical Analysis of Coupling Mechanisms between the Scoliotic Spine and Rib Cage Involved in Orthotic Treatmentsp. 251
Pressures Exerted by Braces Used for Conservative Treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis: An Experimental Measurementp. 255
In Vitro Opto-electronic Analysis of the 3-D Segmental Movements during Gradual Rib Lengthening in the Pigp. 259
Influence of Leg Length Discrepancy on Rasterstereographic Back Shape Parametersp. 265
Shape Analysis of the Lateral and Frontal Projection of Spine Curves Assessed from Rasterstereographsp. 271
Diagnostic Value of Video Rasterstereography of the Spinep. 277
Modified PLL Method for Fringe Pattern Demodulationp. 279
Videoscreening of the Spine: An Easy to Use, Computer Aided Method for Posture Control and Spine Analysisp. 285
The Scoring of Trunk Distortion in Scoliosisp. 289
Three-Dimensional (3D) Postural Evaluation of Normal Human Subjectsp. 293
Scoliosis Imaging and the Problem of Postural Swayp. 297
Accuracy and Repeatability of Spinal Asymmetry Measurements using Surface Topography With and Without Upper Body Fixationp. 301
The Automated Surface Measurement of the Trunk. Technical Errorp. 305
Surface Topography Measurements of Back Asymmetry in Relation to Scoliosis Surgeryp. 309
Correlation of the Quantec Scanner Measurements with X-Ray Measurements in Scoliosisp. 313
Application of Fourier Transform Profilometry for Measurements of Human Backp. 319
Trunk Deformity in Relation to Breathing. A Comparative Analysis with the Formetric Systemp. 323
Clinical Landmarks, Horizontal Strains and Prognosis in Thoracic Scoliosisp. 327
Study of Posterior Trunk Surface Changes by Age and Sex Using Moire Topographyp. 331
A Preliminary Study of a New Real-Time Ultrasound Method for Measuring Rib Rotation and Spinal Rotation in Scoliosisp. 335
A Methodology for the 3D Description of the Deformation Patterns of Scoliotic Vertebraep. 339
Morphometric Study of the Intercostal Muscles by High Resolution Ultrasound. Standardisation of a Methodp. 343
Three Dimensional Visualization of Scoliotic Back Surfacesp. 347
Quantifying Shape Changes Using Surface Curvaturep. 351
The Use of the Quantec Scanner in Longitudinal Follow Up of Patients with Spinal Deformitiesp. 355
The In Patient Scoliosis Rehabilitation. A "Worst-Case" Analysisp. 361
A Posture Control System of the Treatment of Scoliosisp. 365
Biomechanical Simulations of a New Orthotic Approach for the Treatment of Scoliotic Deformities Based on Truncal Coupling Mechanismsp. 369
Comparison Between Patients with Major Thoracic and Lumbar Curves in Idiopathic Adolescent Scoliosis Starting Brace Treatmentp. 375
Assessment of the Impact of the Educational Measure on the Willingness of Scoliosis-Striken Adolescents to Wear an Orthopaedic Bracep. 377
Back Pain in Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)p. 381
Clinical and Instrumental Evaluation of Temporomandibular Joint Diseases and Scoliosis Following Treatmentp. 385
Results of Conservative Treatment of Scoliosis with the Dynamic Three-Dimensional F.E.D. Systemp. 393
Perception of Body Image in Children with Scoliosisp. 397
Evolution of the Idiopathic Scoliosis Deformity as Imperfect Torsion(s): Implications for a Classification and Surgical Treatmentp. 403
A Computer Vision System for Real-Time Intra-Operative Monitoring of Scoliosis Surgeryp. 407
Stability After Decompressive Lumbar Laminectomy for Spinal Stenosis: A 3-D Analysis. Preliminary Reportp. 411
The Effect of the Universal Spine System (USS) on Segmental Vertebral Derotation in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) Assessed by CT Scansp. 415
A 3-D Analysis of Bone Remodelling in the Area of Vertebral Fusion in Scoliosis Surgeryp. 419
L4-L5 Disc Herniation in Spontaneous Fusion of L5-S1. A Biomechanical and Clinical Studyp. 423
The Treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis by Colorado Techniquep. 427
Influence of Surgical Treatment of Scoliosis in Children with Myelomeningocele on Ambulation and Motoric Skillsp. 431
Mid-Term Effects of Isola Instrumentation on the Configuration of the Spine and the Thoracic Cage in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosisp. 433
Comparison of Lamina Hook to Pedicle Screw Anchors for Correction of Double Structural Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosisp. 437
The Efficacy of Single Rod Segmental Instrumentation in the Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosisp. 439
Augmented Reality in Spinal Surgeryp. 441
Is the Etiology and the Pathogenesis of Idiopathic Scoliosis of Neuromuscular or Skeletal Origin?p. 451
Hueter-Volkmann Law and Pathomechanism: One Theory Fits All Diagnosesp. 455
The Pathogenesis of Idiopathic Scoliosis is of Skeletal Originp. 457
Personalised Design of Surgery Based on Computer-Assisted Preoperative Simulationp. 463
The Given Biomechanical Individuality of the Patient has to be Considered in Brace Constructionp. 465
Surface Topography and Spinal Imaging: The Advantages and Disadvantagesp. 473
Accuracy Requirements in Optical Back Shape Analysis. What is Enough for the Clinic?p. 477
Accuracy Requirements in Opto-Electronic 3D Measurements. What is Enough for the Clinic?p. 481
Technology to Patientp. 487
Medical Imaging: Fulfilling the Promisesp. 489
Is it Possible to Use Topography in Operation Planning and Therapy Control?p. 493
The Consortium Approach: A Problem Too Big for Any One of Usp. 499
Priorities and Long Term Tasks in Research of Idiopathic Scoliosisp. 503
Author Indexp. 507
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ISBN: 9789051993080
ISBN-10: 9051993080
Series: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 524
Published: 1997
Publisher: IOS Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.04
Edition Number: 1