Picturing complex data may become considerably easier as a solution to display combined information from multiple data formats, currently applied to biomedicine, emerges.
In November 2003, partners in the IST project MULTIMOD succeeded in registering and animating the bone model of a young patient. They developed the DataManager system, whereby the 3D bone models, as derived from CT data, were registered and animated with kinematical data derived from the patient’s gait analysis (walking motion).
The technique enables the programmer to combine multiple representations and display modalities using the same set of data.
Several specialised MAF applications are being explored. The hip-op(c) surgical planning programme is being re-written. Programmers are also writing a new application, FuncEv, which will combine data from multiple sources into a unified representation, allowing the orthopaedic surgeon to perform a complete functional evaluation of a patient’s knee prosthesis.
As for the future Viceconti says, "The sky is the limit. We are doing our very best to build a European biomedical industry success story out of this project."
Laboratorio di Tecnologia Medica
Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli
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