J Biomech 2021 Aug 30;128:110726. Epub 2021 Aug 30.
Department of Internal Medicine, VieCuri Medical Center, Venlo, the Netherlands; NUTRIM School for Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism, Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands; Department of Internal Medicine, Subdivision of Rheumatology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, the Netherlands; Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences, Hasselt University, Belgium. Electronic address:
Scaphoid fractures are difficult to diagnose with current imaging modalities. It is unknown whether the shape of the scaphoid bone, assessed by statistical shape modeling, can be used to differentiate between fractured and non-fractured bones. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate whether the presence of a scaphoid fracture is associated with shape modes of a statistical shape model (SSM). Read More