The literature on bone growth, fracture healing, fracture treatment and the effects of forces and movements on these is reviewed. Some methods of assessing the progress of fracture union are considered. The conclusion from this is that a fracture movement transducer is needed for use on an external fracture fixator, and the design criteria are outlined.
The possible types of transducers are considered and a system of light falling on l ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Author||Tanner, K. E.;|
Colorectal cancer is the second most common form of cancer in the western world and kills over 400,000 people each year worldwide. Early and accurate diagnosis is critical in order to assess the risks and determine the best course of treatment.
This thesis introduces a number of image analysis methods that can be used in such patient management decisions. The first stage is to remove the distortion caused by field inhomogeneities from th ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Author||Bond, Sarah Louise.;|
|Subject||Image analysis Colon (Anatomy) Cancer Treatment|