Cup Implant Planning Based on 2-D/3-D Radiographic Pelvis Reconstruction-First Clinical Results.

Schumann, Steffen; Sato, Yoshinobu; Nakanishi, Yuki; Yokota, Futoshi; Takao, Masaki; Sugano, Nobuhiko; Zheng, Guoyan (2015). Cup Implant Planning Based on 2-D/3-D Radiographic Pelvis Reconstruction-First Clinical Results. IEEE transactions on biomedical engineering, 62(11), pp. 2665-2673. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IEEE 10.1109/TBME.2015.2441378

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In the following, we will present a newly developed X-ray calibration phantom and its integration for 2-D/3-D pelvis reconstruction and subsequent automatic cup planning. Two different planning strategies were applied and evaluated with clinical data.

Two different cup planning methods were investigated: The first planning strategy is based on a combined pelvis and cup statistical atlas. Thereby, the pelvis part of the combined atlas is matched to the reconstructed pelvis model, resulting in an optimized cup planning. The second planning strategy analyzes the morphology of the reconstructed pelvis model to determine the best fitting cup implant.

The first planning strategy was compared to 3-D CT-based planning. Digitally reconstructed radiographs of THA patients with differently severe pathologies were used to evaluate the accuracy of predicting the cup size and position. Within a discrepancy of one cup size, the size was correctly identified in 100% of the cases for Crowe type I datasets and in 77.8% of the cases for Crowe type II, III, and IV datasets. The second planning strategy was analyzed with respect to the eventually implanted cup size. In seven patients, the estimated cup diameter was correct within one cup size, while the estimation for the remaining five patients differed by two cup sizes.

While both planning strategies showed the same prediction rate with a discrepancy of one cup size (87.5%), the prediction of the exact cup size was increased for the statistical atlas-based strategy (56%) in contrast to the anatomically driven approach (37.5%).

The proposed approach demonstrated the clinical validity of using 2-D/3-D reconstruction technique for cup planning.

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Journal Article (Original Article)


04 Faculty of Medicine > Pre-clinic Human Medicine > Institute for Surgical Technology & Biomechanics ISTB [discontinued]

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Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences (GCB)

UniBE Contributor:

Schumann, Steffen and Zheng, Guoyan


500 Science > 570 Life sciences; biology
600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health




Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IEEE




Li Liu

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09 Feb 2016 12:11

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09 Feb 2016 12:11

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