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Multiplanar CT reconstruction of the jaw: a new way for implant diagnostics
Author(s): S. Gursky; Werner Wittek; Walter Wilke; H. Schulz; S. Lieberenz
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Paper Abstract

For preoperative planning of dental implantations pictorial representations are required that permit to evaluate the size of teeth holes, size and structure of jaw bones, position of the mandibular channel and of the alveolar nerve. Since normal transaxial. CT images do not meet these requirements special secondary reconstructions adapted to jaw anatomy are necessary: -panoramic secondary cuts The cut line follows jaw curvature and represents a similar view as orthopantomographic pictures. (see Fig.1) -oblique secondary cuts That are plane cuts perpendicular to the panoramic cut line. (see Fig.2)

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1357, Medtech '89: Medical Imaging, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.23917
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S. Gursky, Karl-Marx-Univ. Leipzig (Germany)
Werner Wittek, Karl-Marx-Univ. Leipzig (Germany)
Walter Wilke, Karl-Marx-Univ. Leipzig (Germany)
H. Schulz, Karl-Marx-Univ. Leipzig (Germany)
S. Lieberenz, Karl-Marx-Univ. Leipzig (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1357:
Medtech '89: Medical Imaging

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