US 10,376,182 B2
Spine measurement system including rod measurement
Erik Herrmann, Mesa, AZ (US)
Assigned to Orthosensor Inc., Dania Beach, FL (US)
Filed by Erik Herrmann, Mesa, AZ (US)
Filed on Oct. 26, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/335,382.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/249,093, filed on Oct. 30, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2017/0119281 A1, May 4, 2017
Int. Cl. A61B 17/58 (2006.01); A61B 17/60 (2006.01); A61F 2/00 (2006.01); A61B 5/107 (2006.01); A61B 5/00 (2006.01); A61B 6/00 (2006.01); G06T 7/55 (2017.01); A61B 5/055 (2006.01); A61B 17/70 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 5/1079 (2013.01) [A61B 5/0013 (2013.01); A61B 5/0077 (2013.01); A61B 5/0082 (2013.01); A61B 5/1071 (2013.01); A61B 5/407 (2013.01); A61B 6/00 (2013.01); G06T 7/55 (2017.01); A61B 5/055 (2013.01); A61B 17/70 (2013.01); A61B 2505/05 (2013.01); A61B 2560/0233 (2013.01); A61B 2562/08 (2013.01); A61B 2576/02 (2013.01); G06T 2207/30204 (2013.01)] 15 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A spine rod measurement system comprising: a rod having at least one bend configured to couple to a spine; an encoded collar coupled to the rod where the encoded collar includes a plurality of markings and where each marking corresponds to an angular orientation of the rod; a computer; a camera wherein the camera is coupled to the computer, wherein the encoded collar and the rod are configured to be in the field of view of the camera, wherein the rod is configured to be rotated at least 180 degrees about its longitudinal axis, wherein the camera is configured to take a plurality of images while the rod is rotated, and wherein the computer is configured to process the images and generate 3D quantitative measurement data related to a rod shape.