Med Image Anal 2021 Jul 20;73:102171. Epub 2021 Jul 20.
Institute of Computer Graphics and Vision, Graz University of Technology, Inffeldgasse 16, Graz 8010, Austria; Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 2, Graz 8036, Austria; Computer Algorithms for Medicine Laboratory, Graz, Austria; BioTechMed-Graz, Mozartgasse 12/II, Graz 8010, Austria. Electronic address:
A fast and fully automatic design of 3D printed patient-specific cranial implants is highly desired in cranioplasty - the process to restore a defect on the skull. We formulate skull defect restoration as a 3D volumetric shape completion task, where a partial skull volume is completed automatically. The difference between the completed skull and the partial skull is the restored defect; in other words, the implant that can be used in cranioplasty. Read More