Paper 10.024

L. Paul et al., "The Innovative 3D Spine Form Analysis and Parametrization of Scoliosis, Lordosis, Kyphosis and Malposition with TERGOSKOP", in Proc. of 1st Int. Conf. on 3D Body Scanning Technologies, Lugano, Switzerland, 2010, pp. 24-32, http://dx.doi.org/10.15221/10.024.

Title:

Innovative 3D Spine Form Analysis and Parametrization of Scoliosis, Lordosis, Kyphosis and Malposition with TERGOSKOP

Authors:

Lothar PAUL 1, Heiko TOBER 2, Günther HEGEWALD 2

1 Gesellschaft zur Förderung angewandter Informatik e.V. Berlin (GFaI), Berlin, Germany;
2 T&T medilogic GmbH Berlin, Germany

Abstract:

Backache, spine deformations and physiologic malpositions are known as widespread negative phenomena in our modern world. Analysis of the outer shape and back surface of a single patient - one of the basic elements in the chain of reasoning and evaluation - is usually performed by orthopedic specialists which may decide about treatment and the use of correction implements. We present an innovative solution for 3D back measurement and scientific evaluation, designed to simplify and objectify spine curvature in connection with the position of the body's gravity centre (COG). The solution TERGOSKOP represents a tool for diagnostic investigation, proof of rehabilitation progress and inter-case comparison of spine curvature characteristics.

Keywords:

body measures, spine, orthopedics, backache, body parameters, deformation, 3D measurement, TERGOSKOP, COG

Details:

Full paper: 10.024.pdf
Proceedings: 3DBST 2010, 19-20 Oct. 2010, Lugano, Switzerland
Pages: 24-32
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15221/10.024

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