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The invention and the embodiments described in this invention provide new techniques for manipulating digital images and is particularly useful for extracting tissues (i.e., assigning tissue boundary locations) from medical images. These techniques can be applied to diagnosing arthritis and for monitoring disease progression or response to therapeutic intervention. The invention provides for means to extract the articular cartilage from medical images for analysis purposes.

Title
Technique for manipulating medical images
Application Number
9/953531
Publication Number
6799066 (B2)
Application Date
September 14, 2001
Publication Date
September 28, 2004
Inventor
Philipp Lang
Lexington
MA, US
Daniel Steines
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Robins & Pasternak
US
Assignee
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University
CA, US
IPC
A61B 5/00
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