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Registration of three-dimensional MR and CT studies of the cervical spine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10696009     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A three-dimensional image registration technique for CT and MR studies of the cervical spine was evaluated for feasibility and efficacy. Registration by means of external fiducial markers was slightly more accurate than registration by anatomic landmarks. The interrelationships between bony (eg, neural foramina) and soft tissue structures (eg, nerve roots) in the cervical spine were more conspicuous on registered images than on conventional displays. Registration of CT and MR images may be used to examine more precisely the relationships between bony and soft tissue structures of the cervical spine.
Authors:
A Panigrahy; S D Caruthers; J Krejza; P D Barnes; S G Faddoul; L A Sleeper; E R Melhem
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0195-6108     ISO Abbreviation:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  2000 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-03-24     Completed Date:  2000-03-24     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003708     Medline TA:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  282-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Boston Medical Center, MA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cervical Vertebrae / pathology*
Feasibility Studies
Female
Humans
Image Enhancement*
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Male
Reference Values
Sensitivity and Specificity
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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