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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schwenzer-Zimmerer, K; Haberstok, J; Kovacs, L; Boerner, BI; Schwenzer, N; Juergens, P; Zeihofer, HF; Holberg, C 
Title:
3D surface measurement for medical application--technical comparison of two established industrial surface scanning systems. 
Abstract:
In 3D mapping of flexible surfaces (e.g. human faces) measurement errors due to movement or positioning occur. Aggravated by equipment- or researcher-caused mistakes considerable deviations can result. Therefore first the appliances' precision handling and reliability in clinical environment must be established. Aim of this study was to investigate accuracy and precision of two contact-free 3D measurement systems (white light vs. laser). Standard specimens of known diameter for sphere deviation, touch deviation and plane deviation were tested. Both systems are appropriate for medical application acquiring solid data (
Journal title abbreviation:
J Med Syst 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
32 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
59-64 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0148-5598 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Plastische Chirurgie und Handchirurgie