Example - CT bone (radius)

Acknowledgement - Image contributed by: Chair and Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology of the Locomotor System, Center of Excellence "TeleOrto" (W. Glinkowski MD, PhD and Artur Wojciechowski MD, PhD).

Original CT image
+ Region Of Interest (ROI)

ROI centred on radius fracture

7x ROI
before enhancement

7x ROI
after enhancement

7x ROI
after enhancement
with annotation for measurements

  1. The minimum fracture gap between the two bone structures is 0.61 ± 0.01 mm,

  2. Enhancement of high-contrast fracture edges 'reduces' the effect of medium-contrast streaking artifact from the steel pin.

Before and after enhancement, side-by-side:

'before' 'after'