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Some Remarks about Geometry in Medicine

Krzysztof T. Tytkowski
Geometry and Engineering Graphics Centre, Silesian University of Technology, Poland

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Published in: SIGRAD 2007. The Annual SIGRAD Conference; Special Theme: Computer Graphics in Healthcare; November 28-29; 2007; Uppsala; Sweden

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 28:8, p. 35–38

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Published: 2007-12-20

ISBN: 978-91-7393-990-4

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)


Geometry has been present in medicine in various aspects for many years. Information on geometrical form of particular anatomic structures should not be underestimated since it is both basic and key information in many clinical cases; beginning from fractures to radiotherapy. Technical apparatuses and devices used in doctors’ practice also require comprehension of technical documentation in necessary range. The knowledge of some geometrical issues can help in doctors’ work although it is necessary to a certain group of doctors.


Geometry; engineer graphic; medicine


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