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Mobile Wound Assessment Using Novel Computer Vision Methods

American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress. Oct, 2014.

Chronic wounds affect 6.5 million patients in the US, incurring $25 billion healthcare expenditure annually. Despite the significant clinical burden, wound care is plagued by a general lack of objective evidence to guide management. The problem stems from deficiencies in wound assessment that still relies on crude visual observation. We introduce novel computer vision techniques that will pave way towards an accurate and consistent wound assessment solution.

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