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Volume 2014, Article ID 528407, 9 pages
Research Article

A New Automated Way to Measure Polyethylene Wear in THA Using a High Resolution CT Scanner: Method and Analysis

1School of Information and Communication Technology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Isafjordsgatan 26, 418 164-40 Stockholm, Sweden
2Department of Radiology, New York University, 550 First Avenue TSHW232, New York, NY 10016, USA
3Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Section of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Karolinska Institute, A2:07, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
4School of Computing, University of Utah, College of Engineering, 50 Central Campus Dr., Room 3190, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA

Received 4 October 2013; Accepted 7 November 2013; Published 22 January 2014

Academic Editors: J. U. Carmona and Y. K. Tu

Copyright © 2014 Gerald Q. Maguire Jr. et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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