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Table 1 Relative changes in vertebral volume, before and after smoothing with PATRAN

From: Biomechanical analysis of the lumbar spine on facet joint force and intradiscal pressure - a finite element study

Vertebra 3D-Doctor PATRAN Relative
  (mm3) (mm3) Error (%)
L1 55967.03 54740.16 2.19
L2 62952.83 61648.31 2.07
L3 62931.89 61842.08 1.73
L4 70881.32 69461.11 2.01
L5 65987.41 64817.10 1.77
Total 318720.48 312508.76 1.95