24 October 1997 Applications of synchrotron microtomography in osteoporosis research
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Synchrotron microtomography enables us to visualize trabecular bone microarchitecture in 3D with a spatial resolution of a few microns. With recent developments in finite element modeling, it is possible to incorporate these images voxel by voxel into a finite-element model of the elastic properties of the bone. The ability to calculate mechanical behavior from 3D images will help us to understand the relationships between bone structure and properties.
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John H. Kinney, John H. Kinney, D. L. Haupt, D. L. Haupt, A. J. C. Ladd, A. J. C. Ladd, } "Applications of synchrotron microtomography in osteoporosis research", Proc. SPIE 3149, Developments in X-Ray Tomography, (24 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.292726; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.292726
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