Gait Tracking Using RGB-D Camera Could Aid Doctors in Diagnosing, Managing FAP, Study Shows
An affordable, portable, and non-invasive human motion tracking system based on an RGB-D camera can be useful for monitoring gait impairments in people with familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP), a study shows.
Using such a tracking system can provide a more accurate assessment compared with the subjective measures — such as visual ones — typically used in clinical practice. That more accurate assessment, in turn, aids doctors in reaching a diagnosis earlier, tracking symptom progression better, and deciding sooner on the best treatment strategies.
The study, “Validation of a Single RGB-D Camera for Gait Assessment of Polyneuropathy Patients,” was published in the journal Sensors.