Example - CT bone (femur(2))

Femur with Intramedullary Fixating Nail.

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)

CT data was 64 rows

7x ROI
before enhancement

Showing the presence of the steaking artifact even at 64 rows CT data

7x ROI
after enhancement

The effect of the streaking artifact is much reduced by the selective enhancement of the high-contrast fracture edges over the medium-contrast streaking artifact


Before and after enhancement, side-by-side:

'before' 'after'