Med Image Anal 2019 07 22;55:103-115. Epub 2019 Apr 22.
Department of Medical Imaging, Western University, ON, Canada; Digital Image Group, London, ON, Canada. Electronic address:
Automated quantitative measurement of the spine (i.e., multiple indices estimation of heights, widths, areas, and so on for the vertebral body and disc) plays a significant role in clinical spinal disease diagnoses and assessments, such as osteoporosis, intervertebral disc degeneration, and lumbar disc herniation, yet still an unprecedented challenge due to the variety of spine structure and the high dimensionality of indices to be estimated. Read More