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Semi-Automated Registration of 3D Torso Images from Breast Reconstruction Surgery. LJ Zhao, SK Shah, GP Reece, MA Crosby, EK Beahm, MC Fingeret, MK Markey, FA Merchant.

Date: October 16-17, 2012 Source: 3rd International Conference on 3D Body Scanning Technologies 2012, Lugano, Switzerland. Abstract: The applications for three-dimensional (3D) scanners in breast reconstruction surgery, which is a multi-step process lasting at times 2-3 years are increasing. In order to quantify changes occurring in the reconstructed breasts over time, it is necessary to […]

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The Breakthrough Potential for Dynamic High-Frame Rate 3D Dense Surface Capture. CR Lane.

Date: October 16-17, 2012 Source: 3rd International Conference on 3D Body Scanning Technologies 2012, Lugano, Switzerland Presentation: The Breakthrough Potential for Dynamic High-Frame Rate 3D Dense Surface Capture. Invited Speaker: Christopher R Lane, CEO of 3dMD

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KEYNOTE: From Scans to Avatars: Using Multi-Viewpoint, High Precision 3D Surface Imaging to Create Realistic Deformable Models of the Body. CR Lane and MJ Black.

Date: October 16, 2012 Source: 3rd International Conference on 3D Body Scanning Technologies 2012, Lugano, Switzerland Abstract: At the first Lugano Conference in 2010 Michael Black outlined his vision to Chris Lane for the development of a personalized avatar of complex human body movements calibrated by a streamlined workflow of 3D body scans. During the […]

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The Facial Profiling of Malocclusions: The Promise of Emerging 3-Dimensional Technologies. C Wholley and M Walters

Date: 10-14 February 2012. Source: Australian Society of Orthodontists’ 23rd Congress 2012, Perth, Australia. Abstract: The assessment of facial profile, bite and underlying dental-skeletal discrepancies are critical in the diagnosis and treatment planning of malocclusions. In addition to the clinical evaluation, other records such as facial photography, dental impressions and cephalometry are routinely taken to […]

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Relation Over Time Between Facial Measurements and Cognitive Outcomes in Fetal Alcohol-Exposed Children. T Foroud, L Wetherill, S Vinci-Booher, ES Moore, RE Ward, HE Hoyme, LK Robinson, J Rogers, EM Meintjes, CD Molteno, JL Jacobson, SW Jacobson.

Date: September 2012. Source: Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, Volume 36, Issue 9, pages 1634–1646, September 2012. Background: The identification of individuals exposed prenatally to alcohol can be challenging, with only those having the characteristic pattern of facial features, central nervous system abnormality, and growth retardation receiving a clinical diagnosis of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). […]

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Airway Growth and Development: A Computerized 3-Dimensional Analysis. SA Schendel, R Jacobson, S Khalessi.

Date: September 2012. Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Volume 70, Issue 9, Pages 2174–2183. Purpose: The present study was undertaken to investigate the changes in the normal upper airway during growth and development using 3-dimensional computer analysis from cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) data to provide a normative reference. Methods: The airway size and […]

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Three-dimensional evaluation of changes in lip position from before to after orthodontic appliance removal. L Eidson, LHS Cevidanes, L Koerich de Paula, HG Hershey, G Welch, PE Rossouw.

Date: September 2012. Source: American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics; Volume 142, Issue 3 , pp 410-418. Introduction: Our objectives were to develop a reproducible method of superimposing 3-dimensional images for measuring soft-tissue changes over time and to use this method to document changes in lip position after the removal of orthodontic appliances. Methods: […]

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Methods of Measuring the Three-Dimensional Face. NM Souccar, CH Kau.

Date: September 2012. Source: Seminars in Orthodontics; Volume 18, Issue 3, pp 187-192. Abstract: Three-dimensional surface imaging is a popular technique among orthodontists and maxillofacial surgeons. It allows the capture of the face in 3 dimensions and the measurement of distances, surfaces, and volumes. Many devices and analyses have been developed to reconstruct and accurately […]

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Post Magazine – 3dMD body scanner offers 360-degree capture

LOS ANGELES — After demonstrating its first full body scanner at SIGGRAPH in 2000, 3dMD brings its latest generation technology to this year’s SIGGRAPH show. While the 3dMDbody System is capable of basic anthropometric shape capture for application in the areas of size and fit for clothing/accessories, ergonomic design, as well as diet and fitness […]

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Application of Virtual Surgical Planning with Computer Assisted Design and Manufacturing Technology to Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery. L Zhao, PK Patel, M Cohen.

Date: July 2012. Source: Archives of Plastic Surgery; Volume 40, Issue 3. Abstract: Computer aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology today is the standard in manufacturing industry. The application of the CAD/CAM technology, together with the emerging 3D medical images based virtual surgical planning (VSP) technology, to craniomaxillofacial reconstruction has been gaining increasing attention to […]

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No evidence for sexual dimorphism of facial width-to-height ratio in four large adult samples. CE Lefevrea, GJ Lewisb, TC Batesc, M Dzhelyovaa, V Coetzeed, IJ Dearyc, DI Perretta.

Date: June 2012. Source: Evolution & Human Behavior. Volume 33, Issue 6 , Pages 623-627. Abstract: Sexual dimorphism in physical appearance may be an important cue in both intra- and intersex competition. Recently, the facial width-to-height ratio (fWHR) has been proposed as a novel sexually dimorphic morphologic measure, with men suggested to have a higher […]

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Computation of an average cranial shape of three to twelve months old infants using 3D stereophotogrammetry. T Maal, L Verhamme, E van Lindert, W Borstlap, S Berge.

Date: June 28, 2012. Source: 26th International Congress of Computer Assisted Radiology 2012 (CARS) in Pisa, Italy. Purpose: The goal of this study was to create an average cranial shape using an automated process for a control population. This model includes the variation of growth and allows for an easy comparison between patient and average […]

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Correlation between structural and color changes in 3D facial images of head and neck cancer patients following reconstructive surgery. J Lee, G Muralidhar, AC Bovik, MC Fingeret, MK Markey.

Date: June 27-30,2012. Source: 26th Annual International Congress of Computer Assisted Radiology (CARS) in Pisa, Italy. Purpose: To evaluate the relationship between change in the structural and color components of the face of patients suffering from head and neck cancer following reconstructive surgery. Results: The observed correlation coefficient (0.594) was statistically significantly different from zero […]

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Analysis of Forces Generated by N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirator Tethering Devices: A Pilot Study. R Roberge, G Niezgoda, S Benson

Date: June 2012. Source: Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene; Volume 9, Issue 8, pp 517-23. Abstract: The restorative forces of elasticized tethering devices on N95 filtering facepiece respirators (N95 FFR), that occur in response to the application of a load (applied force) during donning, create the requisite pressure to effectively seal the respirator against […]

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3dMD Launches the Next-Generation of Modular 3D Surface Image Acquisition Devices at AAOMS 2002 in Chicago

Seattle-based Client Dale Bloomquist, D.D.S, M.S. Upgrades to Next-Generation Device and UK-Based Digital Imaging Service Provider Offers 3dMD Imaging On-Site CHICAGO – 3dMD LLC (www.3dMD.com), a pioneer in 3D surface imaging, today announced the official launch of its next generation of modular 3D surface image acquisition devices, the MU Series, at the AAOMS Annual Meeting […]

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3dMD Announces Four New Healthcare Clients and a New Chief Scientific Advisor

Date: May 6, 2003 Source: 3dMD Press Release Article: 3dMD (www.3dMD.com), a pioneer in 3-D surface imaging, today announced that four US-based centers of clinical excellence and research have purchased its 3D surface capture systems and the appointment of a Chief Scientific Advisor. 3dMD is excited to report continued momentum for its 3-D surface capture […]

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3dMD Launches the Laptop-Version of its 3dMDface System to Help Collect 3D Facial Morphology Data for the US National Institutes of Health (NIH)

US NIH/National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research, Offering New 3D Facial Morphology Service to Researchers and Organizations that Support Genetic Research ATLANTA (August 16, 2004) – 3dMD LLC (www.3dMD.com), the world’s market leader in ultra-fast, high precision 3D surface imaging, today announced the official production release of its laptop-version of its modular 3dMDface System […]

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3dMD Announces New Healthcare and Biometrics Clients

Date: August 23, 2004 Source: 3dMD Press Release Article: 3dMD (www.3dMD.com), the world’s market leader in ultra-fast 3D surface imaging, today announced its latest series of customers which include some of the world’s leading institutions in the fields of medicine and biometrics. 3dMD is also proud to highlight some of the papers and presentations generated […]

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ADIR Selects 3dMD’s Foundation 3D Subject Capture Technology for Inclusion in its Face Recognition System

September 20, 2004 – 3dMD LLC (www.3dMD.com), a pioneer in medically precise, 3D photography of the human form, today announced a software license agreement with Houston-based Advanced Digital Imaging Research, LLC (ADIR) to integrate 3dMD’s 3D image acquisition technology into their new 3D Face Recognition product line. ADIR recently received a NIST-ATP grant award for […]

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3D Breakthrough: Picture Perfect Surgery – Royal Children’s Hospital Featured in the Herald Sun

Date: October 21, 2004 Source: Feature in the Herald Sun, Australia Article: 3D Breakthrough: Picture Perfect Surgery Evie Rosa, 5, is a different girl after an operation six weeks ago to enlarge her skull. Five-year-old Evie suffered scaphocephaly, a condition where the head is disproportionately long and narrow after the premature fusion of bones in […]

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3dMD Announces a New Generation of European Healthcare and Research Clients

LONDON – January 24, 2005 – 3dMD (www.3dMD.com), the world’s market leader in ultra-fast 3D surface imaging, is proud to announce its latest series of European customers to join its rapidly expanding global community of organizations following the launch of its products in Tours, France at the XVII European Congress for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery in September […]

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Leading Clinical Institutions Across the Globe Purchase Latest Generation 3dMDcranial™ System

Date: February 1, 2005 Source: 3dMD Press Release Article: 3dMD (www.3dMD.com), the world’s market leader in ultra-fast 3D surface imaging, is proud to announce the official launch of its 3dMDcranial™ System and its first series of clinical customers in the United States, Europe, and Australia. With approximately 80 customer sales worldwide and growing, 3dMD is […]

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3dMD Launches Its Production 4D Technology-Based 3dMDface Dynamic System For New UK Customer, Cardiff University

Date: 8 February 2005 Source: 3dMD Press Release Article: 3dMD (www.3dMD.com), the world’s market leader in ultra-fast 3D surface imaging, is proud to announce the official launch of its production 4D technology-based 3dMDface Dynamic System of which the first was delivered and commissioned to Cardiff University in January 2005. This latest generation “4D system” is […]

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U.K. researchers talk up virtual reality

Computing experts at Cardiff University, England, are developing a realistic animation system that simulates the movements of a face, based on speech. The team in the school of computer science has developed highly advanced software, which is continually learning the facial dynamics associated with a speaker and applying this knowledge to synthesize realistic facial animations. […]

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Face to face – in realistic 3D

UK experts develop super-realistic animation system Computing experts at Cardiff University, UK, are developing a super-realistic animation system that simulates the movements of a face, based on speech. The team in the School of Computer Science has developed highly advanced software which is continually learning the facial dynamics associated with a speaker and applying this […]

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3dMD Announces The Official Launch of Orthodontic Application-Focused 3dMDvultus inc.

SAN FRANCISCO (20 May 2005) – 3dMD (www.3dMD.com), the world’s market leader in ultra-fast, medically-precise 3D surface imaging, today announced the official launch of 3dMDvultus inc., a market-specific application company focused on building a broad set of 3D software visualization and analysis tools for the orthodontic community, at the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) 105th […]

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Dolphin Partners with 3dMD to Deliver an Integrated Solution That Enables Dental Specialties to Take Advantage of the Power of 3D Patient Imaging

BOSTON – September 22, 2005 – Dolphin Imaging & Management Solutions (www.dolphinimaging.com), one of the world’s leading providers of high quality software solutions for the dental-specialty professions, and 3dMD (www.3dMD.com), the world’s market leader in highly precise, ultra-fast 3D surface imaging, today announced their partnership which exemplifies both companies commitment to providing an integrated, end-to-end […]

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3dMD Announces Head Office Relocation Following Substantial Revenue Growth

ATLANTA – September 15, 2005 – 3dMD (www.3dMD.com), the world’s market leader in highly precise, ultra-fast 3D surface imaging, has relocated its headquarters to a larger facility in Atlanta. The move is a result of the company’s phenomenal growth this year, which has seen the recruitment of new research and development and customer support teams […]

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3dMD Announces Latest Customers to Join The Rapidly Growing 3dMD Community and Recent Customer Research Activities

ATLANTA – September 16, 2005 – 3dMD (www.3dMD.com), the world’s market leader in highly precise, ultra-fast 3D surface imaging, is proud to announce its latest series of global customers to join its rapidly expanding community and some of the latest 3dMD customer activities. With approximately 100 customer sales worldwide and a proven 10-year track record […]

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3dMD Announces Recent Healthcare, Biometric, and Research Clients

ATLANTA – July 5, 2005 – 3dMD (www.3dMD.com), the world’s market leader in highly precise, ultra-fast 3D surface imaging, is proud to announce some of our latest global customers to join its rapidly expanding 3dMD community. With more than 90 customer sales worldwide and growing, 3dMD is excited to report its accelerating momentum in the […]

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Successfully Taking Hundreds of 3D Medical Photographs Daily

Author: Kelly Duncan, EVP, Sales, Marketing & Business Development, 3dMD Source: IMI News, March 2012. With a highly ambitious goal of building the world’s largest database of 3D facial images for vital research into face shape patterns, clinical teams from Great Ormond Street Hospital, University College Hospital, Eastman Dental Hospital and the Institute recently launched […]

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Assessment of rhinoplasty techniques by overlay of before-and-after 3D images. DM Toriumi, T Dixon.

Date: November 2011. Source: 3D Imaging Technologies for Facial Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, Volume 19, Number 4, Pages 712-723. Abstract: This article describes the equipment and software used to create facial 3D imaging and discusses the validation and reliability of the objective assessments done using this equipment. By overlaying preoperative […]

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Creation of the Virtual Patient for the Study of Facial Morphology. CH Kau.

Date: November 2011. Source: 3D Imaging Technologies for Facial Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, Volume 19, Number 4, Pages 615-622. Abstract: The author provides an overview of the new imaging technologies that allow the practitioner to accurately capture the patient’s soft tissue facial morphology and underlying bones and teeth, including details […]

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Image Fusion in Preoperative Planning. SA Schendel, KS Duncan, CR Lane.

Date: November 2011. Source: 3D Imaging Technologies for Facial Plastic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, Vol 19, Issue 4 , Pages 577-590. Abstract: This article presents a comprehensive overview of generating a digital Patient-Specific Anatomic Reconstruction (PSAR) model of the craniofacial complex as the foundation for a more objective surgical planning platform. […]

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Kodak and 3dMDvultus Team Up to Provide Fast, Precise 3D Surface Imaging and Analysis

ROCHESTER, N.Y., February 2, 2006 — Orthodontic and oral and maxillofacial surgery professionals can now obtain highly precise, ultra-fast 3D surface images of patients, and analyze treatment outcomes in a digital 3D environment, as a result of a new alliance between Kodak and 3dMDvultus. Through an exclusive distribution agreement, Kodak will become the distributor of […]

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3dMD Announces Latest Generation Modular 3dMDtorso System

SAN FRANCISCO – October 8, 2006 – 3dMD (www.3dMD.com), the world’s market leader in highly precise, ultra-fast 3D surface imaging and 3D applications, announced the latest generation release of its 3dMDtorso System, which is modular in design as a result of direct feedback from the 3dMD user community. With more than 125 customer sales worldwide […]

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Cavendish Imaging Provides 3dMD Surface Imaging Services to London’s Specialist Surgical and Dental Communities

LONDON – 28 November 2006 – Cavendish Imaging the leading service providers for head and neck imaging, digital treatment planning and anatomical models, announced the purchase of the 3dMDface System to add the latest in high precision 3D surface imaging to their pioneering portfolio of imaging service offerings. This is the first time that an […]

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Dr. Ioannis Kakadiaris interviewed on Houston Channel 2 News

About Facial Recognition Systems Dr. Ioannis Kakadiaris(University of Houston) answered questions on how face recognition technology, which includes 3dMD’s ultra-fast capture system, has the potential to revolutionize access-control systems. To watch the segment… http://cbl.uh.edu/inthenews/article/dr_kakadiaris_interviewed_on_local2_news/

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3dMD Announces New 3D Visualization and Simulation Software

SEATTLE – May 18, 2007 – 3dMD (www.3dMD.com), the world’s market leader in 3D surface imaging in healthcare, announced its new 3dMDvultus Software, which is a sophisticated real-time 3D volumetric imaging and simulation software for patient measurement, evaluation, planning, and outcome simulation at the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) 107th Annual Session in Seattle (May […]

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Three-dimensional diagnosis & treatment planning: The use of 3-D facial imaging and 3-D cone beam CT in orthodontics and dentistry

by William E. Harrell, Jr, DMD Evaluating the “Anatomic Truth” of our patient’s anatomy in 3-D has traditionally been limited to evaluating the patient “live” in the chair and by the evaluations of dental study models (either plaster or 3-D digital representations). New 3-D technologies (3-D facial scanning and 3-D cone beam CBCT – also […]

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Dr. Ioannis Kakadiaris (University of Houston) and CBL member George Toderici interviewed on Fox News

Dr. Ioannis Kakadiaris (University of Houston) answered questions on how our face recognition technology can help solving the identity theft problems and improve credit card security. He was joined by George Toderici who talked about his interests in biometrics. To watch the segment… http://cbl.uh.edu/inthenews/article/dr_kakadiaris_and_cbl_member_george_toderici_interviewed_on_fox_news/

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Completing the 3-Dimensional Picture

TECHNO BYTES (Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2008;133:612-20) Orthodontics has a commitment to precision and accuracy similar in concept to physical engineering. Both work in a 3-dimensional (3D) world—the engineer designing and modeling physical products, and the orthodontist diagnosing and treating patients. To achieve the best possible results, both fields have readily adopted and successfully implemented […]

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Materialise and 3dMD Announce Best-of-Breed Partnership

3dMD’s high precision 3D surface imaging systems offered as an integrated part of Materialise’ powerful, patient-specific treatment software platform SurgiCase CMF. Atlanta, USA / Leuven, Belgium, July 24, 2008. Materialise and 3dMD announce a partnership that brings two best-of-breed solutions together, Materialise’ powerful, patient-specific software platform SurgiCase CMF with 3dMD’s high-precision 3D surface imaging systems. […]

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3dMD ANNOUNCES ITS SLEEP DISORDER SOFTWARE MODULE AND ESTEEMED DOMAIN EXPERT TEAM MEMBERS DR NELSON B POWELL AND DR ROBERT W RILEY

DENVER, CO (17 May 2008) – 3dMD (www.3dMD.com), the world’s market leader in 3D surface imaging systems in healthcare and provider of sophisticated 3D imaging and simulation software, today announced that internationally-renowned pioneers in the surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome Nelson B Powell, MD, DDS and Robert W Riley, MD, MS, DDS will […]

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3dMD Announces Latest Release of Its 3D Surface Analysis Software

ATLANTA – September 25, 2005 – 3dMD (www.3dMD.com), the world’s market leader in highly precise, ultra-fast 3D surface imaging and 3D applications, is proud to announce the latest release of its 3D analysis software, 3dMDpatient™ v.3.0, which is a result of close cooperation with, and valuable feedback from, the global 3dMD user community. With approximately […]

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Facial dimensions of Malay children with repaired unilateral cleft lip and palate: a three dimensional analysis. M Zreaqat, R Hassan, AS Halim.

Date: June 2012. Source: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 41(6):783-8. Abstract: This comparative cross-sectional study assessed the facial surface dimensions of a group of Malay children with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) and compared them with a control group. 30 Malay children with UCLP aged 8–10 years and 30 unaffected age-matched children […]

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A Dysmorphometric Analysis to Investigate Facial Phenotypic Signatures as a Foundation for Non-invasive Monitoring of Lysosomal Storage Disorders. S Kung, M Walters, P Claes, J Goldblatt, P Le Souef, G Baynam.

Date: June 2012 (Epub). Source: JIMD Reports; Volume 8, pp 31-39. Background: Some lysosomal storage disorders (LSDs), including Muccopolysaccharidosis type 1 (MPSI), are associated with characteristic facies. Methods such as three-dimensional (3D) facial scanning and geometric morphometric techniques can potentially generate detailed objective descriptions of these facial phenotypes. This approach can facilitate discriminating the inherent […]

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Sexual Dimorphism in Soft Tissue Facial Form as captured by Digital Three-Dimensional Photogrammetry. SB Lim

Date: June 2012 Source: University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine Abstract: Sexual dimorphism in the head and neck area is a particular interest to orthodontists who manipulate the underlying hard tissue in order to alter the overlaying soft tissue. Hard tissue differences between the sexes have been well documented in the literature with the […]

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A new method of head positioning for orthodontic diagnosis based on 3D-CBCT and stereophotogrammetry. H MARUYAMA, R KANOMI.

Date(s): June 18-23, 2012. Source: 88th Congress EOS 2012, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Presentation: A new method of head positioning for orthodontic diagnosis based on 3D-CBCT and stereophotogrammetry. Authors: H MARUYAMA, R KANOMI, Japan.

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Combining Conebeam Computed Tomographs, Digital Study Models and Three-Dimensional Photography. M Dalstra, TK Pedersen, B Melsen

Date(s): June 18-23, 2012. Source: 88th Congress EOS 2012, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Presentation: Combining Conebeam Computed Tomographs, Digital Study Models, and Three-Dimensional Photography. Authors: M Dalstra, TK Pedersen, B Melsen, Department of Orthodontics, Aarhus University, Denmark.

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