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Plane measurement of three-dimensional CT images on the diagnosis of zygomatic fractures.
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PMID:  12419137     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To investigate an available method for quantitative diagnosis of zygomatic fractures to quantitatively classify and diagnose the deformities of zygomatic fractures. METHODS: Traditional X-ray, two and three dimensional CT images of 96 patients with zygomatic fractures were measured and analysed by computer-assisted measuring system before and after operation to diagnose the displacement and deformity of the fractures. RESULTS: 1. Using anthropology points and computer assisted measuring system, a new method was established to assess the displacement of the zygomatic fractures. 2. Displacement of the zygomatic fractures was approximately diagnosed by measuring different angle of 3D CT photographs. 3. A classification was proposed based on the deformities of the zygomatic fractures. CONCLUSIONS: Computer-assisted 3D CT measuring system is accurate, reliable and feasible in clinic for diagnosing zygomatic fractures.
Dongmei He; Yi Zhang; Zhenkang Zhang; Chaodong Liang; Rengui Wang; Guangjian Tang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zhonghua kou qiang yi xue za zhi = Zhonghua kouqiang yixue zazhi = Chinese journal of stomatology     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1002-0098     ISO Abbreviation:  Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi     Publication Date:  2002 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-11-06     Completed Date:  2002-12-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8711066     Medline TA:  Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  176-9     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Peking University School of Stomotology, Beijing 100081, China.
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MeSH Terms
Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
Imaging, Three-Dimensional*
Middle Aged
Reproducibility of Results
Sensitivity and Specificity
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*
Zygomatic Fractures / diagnosis*

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