2014 : EARLY DETECTION APPLICATION OF BONE FRACTURES USING IMAGE ANALYSIS OF DENTAL PANORAMIC RADIOGRAPHS\n

Dr. Agus Zainal Arifin S.Kom, M.Kom.
Anny Yuniarti S.Kom., M.Comp.Sc
Arya Yudhi Wijaya S.Kom, M.Kom.
Dr.Eng. Radityo Anggoro S.Kom, M.Sc


Abstract

A bone fracture is a situationin which there is a loss of continuity of the bone. It can \n\nbe caused by certain medical conditions that result in decreasing bone strength such as \n\nosteoporosis, bone cancer, injury, or it may be because of high psychological pressure/stress \n\ncondition. \n\n A fracture is a very important but often ignoredproblem in our community. This is \n\nbased on the fact that usually a fracture patient see medic practitioners after, not before, a \n\nfracture happened. A fracture often attacks men instead of women when they are below 45 \n\nyears old and when men practice more sport, heavy tasks, or get injured more often than \n\nwomen. However, for above 45 years old people, a fracture happens more frequently on \n\nwomen, especially on those who suffer osteoporosis. \n\n Our previous researches has been able to develop an application of bone