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A model for predicting progression of Osteoarthritis based on feature analysis of bone radiographs

Example systems and methods of generating an indicator of osteoarthritis (OA) progression are described. Fractal dimension curves are generated for horizontal and vertical trabecular components associated with a region of interest of a joint image. A statistical model is used to model shapes of the fractal dimension curves and a predictor of OA progression is calculated based on shape parameters of the statistical model.

Duke File (IDF) Number

T-003137

Inventor(s)

  • Kraus, Virginia
  • Charles, Hal
  • Feng, Sheng
  • Wang, ShengChu

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School of Medicine (SOM)

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