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Implant shape optimization using reverse FEA
Author(s): Evgeny Gladilin; A. Ivanov; V. Roginsky
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Paper Abstract

This work presents a novel approach for the physically-based optimization of individual implants in cranio-maxillofacial surgery. The proposed method is based on solving an inverse boundary value problem of the cranio-maxillofacial surgery planning, i.e. finding an optimal implant shape for a desired correction of soft tissues. The paper describes the methodology for the generation of individual geometrical models of human head, the reverse finite element approach for solving biomechanical boundary value problems and two clinical studies dealing with the computer aided design of individual craniofacial implants.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 April 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5744, Medical Imaging 2005: Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Display, (12 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.584533
Show Author Affiliations
Evgeny Gladilin, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (Germany)
A. Ivanov, Moscow Ctr. of Children's Maxillofacial Surgery (Russia)
V. Roginsky, Moscow Ctr. of Children's Maxillofacial Surgery (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5744:
Medical Imaging 2005: Visualization, Image-Guided Procedures, and Display
Robert L. Galloway Jr.; Kevin R. Cleary, Editor(s)

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