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Abstract #3392

Automated Vertebra Numbering and Plane Prescription Along the Spine Using a Multi Model Atlas

Hima Patel1, Rajat Vikram Singh2, Vidit Aatrey3, Ramasubramanian Sundararajan1, Vivek Vaidya1

1Global Research, General Electric, Bangalore, Karnataka, India; 2Information Technology, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology - Delhi, New Delhi, India; 3Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi, New Delhi, India

Manual numbering & plane prescription along spinal MRI image is a tedious and time consuming task. This paper describes a technology for automatic annotation, numbering, and oblique axial plane prescription along the vertebral column. A robust solution was developed for cervical, thoracic, and lumbar regions.