Thesis. Outcome assessment of facial orthopedics with taping for cleft lip deformities using 3D stereophotogrammetry. Peter Mankowski.
Date: May 2020. Source: Thesis. Master of Science, The Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Craniofacial Science, The University of British Columbia. Background: Prior to operative correction of a cleft lip, presurgical orthopaedics (PSO) with facial taping is used to improve pre-maxillary and soft tissue alignment. Two commercially available taping systems, Dynacleft and 3MTM taping […]Read More
Evaluation of Changes in Nasal Projection After Surgically Assisted Rapid Maxillary Expansion With 3dMDface System. MH Büyükçavuş, Y Findik, T Baykul.
Date: April 2020. Source: The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. DOI: 10.1097/scs.0000000000006436. Abstract: The most appropriate treatment option for maxillary expansion in adulthood due to increased cyanosis in sutures is surgically assisted maxillary expansion (SARME). Skeletal and dental changes are observed with SARME. Three-dimensional imaging techniques are gaining importance with the developing technology in evaluating the […]Read More
Patient- and 3D morphometry-based nose outcomes after skeletofacial reconstruction. R Denadai, PY Chou, HJ Seo et al.
Date: March 2020. Source: Scientific Reports, Volume 10, Article No. 4246, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-61233-6. Abstract: Patient satisfaction with the shape and appearance of their nose after orthognathic surgery-based skeletofacial reconstruction is an important, but often overlooked, outcome. We assessed the nose-related outcomes through a recently developed patient-reported outcome instrument and a widely adopted 3D computer-based objective outcome […]Read More
Nasal Alar Surface Area Differences After Unilateral Cleft Lip Repair. Long-Term Effects of the Perialar Incision. AT Perdanasari, RD Wagner, MJ Davis et al.
Date: March 2020 (Online). Source: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000006284. Background: The Millard rotation-advancement cleft lip repair is the most commonly performed cleft lip repair. An extended perialar incision allows for further advancement of the lateral lip element and improved positioning of the alar base. There is a lack of data evaluating differences in […]Read More
Reproducibility of Natural Head Position assessed with stereophotogrammetry. G Jakobsone, V Vuollo, P Pirttiniemi.
Date: February 2020. Source: Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research 23(1):66-71. doi: 10.1111/ocr.12344. Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the stability of Natural Head Position (NHP) over time using the 3dMDface System. Setting and Sample Population: This was an experimental study. Three-dimensional facial images of 40 students were captured on two different occasions, with […]Read More
Long-term comparison study of philtral ridge morphology with two different techniques of philtral reconstruction. FC-S Chang, C-G Wallace, YC Hsiao et al.
Date: January 2020 (Online). Source: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Abstract: Cleft lip and/or cleft palate are the most common congenital craniofacial anomalies. Philtral ridge morphology is an important aesthetic component of unilateral cleft lip (UCL) repair. To this end, we have developed two techniques of philtral ridge reconstruction: (1) asymmetric mattress muscle […]Read More
Unilateral Cleft Lip Nasal Deformity: Three-Dimensional Analysis of the Primary Deformity and Longitudinal Changes following Primary Correction of the Nasal Foundation. R Tse, R Knight, M Oestreich et al.
Date: January 2020. Source: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Volume 145, Issue 1, p 185-199 doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006389. Background: Objective assessment of the unilateral cleft lip nasal deformity and the longitudinal changes with treatment is critical for optimizing cleft care. Methods: Consecutive patients undergoing cleft lip repair and foundation-based rhinoplasty were included (n = 102). Three-dimensional images […]Read More
Craniofacial Asymmetry from One to Three Years of Age: A Prospective Cohort Study with 3D Imaging. AM Launonen, V Vuollo, H Aarnivala, et al.
Date: December 2019. Source: Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9, 70; doi:10.3390/jcm9010070. Abstract: Deformational plagiocephaly (DP) is considered a risk factor for facial asymmetry. This cohort-based, prospective, follow-up study used three-dimensional (3D) stereophotogrammetry to assess the development of facial asymmetry in a normal birth cohort and to investigate the impact of DP on facial asymmetry for […]Read More
Craniofacial growth in infants with deformational plagiocephaly: does prematurity affect the duration of head orthosis therapy and the extent of the reduction in asymmetry during treatment? F Kunz, T Schweitzer, A Dörr et al.
Date: December 2019. Source: Clinical Oral Investigations. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00784-019-03159-6. Objective: Although prematurity is a risk factor for developing deformational plagiocephaly (DP), to our knowledge, there are no studies that have analyzed the impact of a premature birth on the duration of head orthosis therapy and the extent of the reduction in asymmetry during treatment. Materials and […]Read More
The normal evolution of the cranium in three dimensions. JW Meulstee, GA de Jong, WA Borstlap, et al.
Date: November 2019 (Online). Source: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Abstract: Insight into the growth and development of the normal newborn cranial shape is essential to monitor cranial development, to detect and diagnose abnormal skull shapes, and for the long-term follow-up of craniosynostosis surgery. The aim of this study was to analyse the […]Read More
Unilateral Cleft Lip Nasal Deformity: Foundation-Based Approach to Primary Rhinoplasty. RW Tse, E Mercan, DM Fisher, RA Hopper, CB Birgfeld, J Gruss.
Date: November 2019. Source: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Volume 144 – Issue 5 – p 1138-1149 doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000006182. Background: Cleft lip results in disruption of the nasal foundation and collapse of tip structures. Most approaches to primary rhinoplasty focus on correction of lower lateral cartilages; however, recurrent deformity is common, and secondary revision is frequently […]Read More
A 3D Follow-Up Study of Cranial Asymmetry from Early Infancy to Toddler Age after Preterm versus Term Birth. AM Launonen, H Aarnivala, P Kyteas, et al.
Date: October 2019. Source: Journal of Clinical Medicine 2019, 8, 1665; doi:10.3390/jcm8101665. Abstract: : Preterm infants are at higher risk for both symmetrical and asymmetrical head molding. This study involved 3D stereophotogrammetry to assess the cranial growth, molding, and incidence of deformational plagiocephaly (DP) in preterm children compared to term born children. Thirty-four preterm infants […]Read More
Lay People Esthetic Evaluation of Primary Surgical Repair on Three-Dimensional Images of Cleft Lip and Palate Patients. E Staderini, M De Luca, et al.
Date: September 2019. Source: Medicina, 55, 576; doi:10.3390/medicina55090576. Objective: Previous literature has disclosed that facial attractiveness affects the esthetic evaluation of nose and lip deformity on frontal and lateral photographs. However, it has never been debated if the removal of the external facial features on three-dimensional (3D) models (“cropped assessment bias”) could provide a considerable […]Read More
Predicting sleep apnea from 3-dimensional face photography. P Eastwood, SZ Gilani, et al.
Date: August 2019. Source: Journal of clinical sleep medicine (JCSM) 16(4). Objective: Craniofacial anatomy is recognised as an important predisposing factor in the pathogenesis of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Two-dimensional (2D) photography has shown that craniofacial features are related to the presence and severity of OSA. Three-dimensional (3D) has potential advantages over 2D imaging as […]Read More
Customized Three-Dimensional Printing Spacers for Bone Positioning in Orthognathic Surgery for Correction and Prevention of Facial Asymmetry. S Dumrongwongsiri, HH Lin, LS Niu, LJ Lo.
Date: August 2019. Source: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Volume 144, Issue 2, p 246e-251e. Abstract: Orthognathic surgery is a powerful tool for correction of facial asymmetry and malocclusion. The goal is to achieve good dental function and facial aesthetics. Three-dimensional simulation is used for surgical planning, and bone gaps could be created to achieve facial […]Read More
Methods and Challenges in a Cohort Study of Infants and Toddlers With Craniofacial Microsomia: The Clock Study. DV Luquetti, ML Speltz, ER Wallace, B Siebold, BR Collett, AF Drake, … CL Heike (2019).
Date: August 2019. Source: The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, Volume: 56 issue: 7, page(s): 877-889. Objective: The Craniofacial microsomia: Longitudinal Outcomes in Children pre-Kindergarten (CLOCK) study is a longitudinal cohort study of neurobehavioral outcomes in infants and toddlers with craniofacial microsomia (CFM). In this article, we review the data collection and methods used to characterize this […]Read More
Spatially Detailed 3D Quantification of Improved Facial Symmetry After Surgery in Children With Unicoronal Synostosis. L Öwall, TA Darvann, HB Hove, L Bøgeskov, S Kreiborg, NV Hermann.
Date: August 2019. Source: The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, Volume: 56 issue: 7, page(s): 918-928. Objective: To assess improvement of soft-tissue facial symmetry in children surgically treated for unicoronal synostosis (UCS) in infancy, to correlate pre- and postsurgical facial asymmetry and to evaluate whether the improvement was visually recognizable.Presenter: Design: Case–controlled follow-up. Patients/Settings: Eleven Danish children […]Read More
Three-dimensional facial development of children with unilateral cleft lip and palate during the first year of life in comparison with normative average faces. S Brons, JW Meulstee, TGJ Loonen, et al.
Date: July 2019. Source: PeerJ, DOI 10.7717/peerj.7302. Background: Stereophotogrammetry can be used to study facial morphology in both healthy individuals as well as subjects with orofacial clefts because it shows good reliability, ability to capture images rapidly, archival capabilities, and high resolution, and does not require ionizing radiation. This study aimed to compare the three-dimensional […]Read More
Effect of maxillary expansion and protraction on the oropharyngeal airway in individuals with non-syndromic cleft palate with or without cleft lip. N Alrejaye, J Gao, D Hatcher, S Oberoi.
Date: July 2019. Source: PLOS ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0213328. Introduction: The aim of this study was to evaluate three dimensionally the effect of the combined maxillary expansion and protraction treatment on oropharyngeal airway in children with non-syndromic cleft palate with or without cleft lip (CP/L). Methods: CBCT data of 18 preadolescent individuals (ages, 8.4 ± 1.7 years) […]Read More
Facial Gender Affirmation Surgery. DE Morris, LP Zhao.
Date: July 2019. Source: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, Volume 30, Issue 5, p 1403–1405. Abstract: Facial procedures directed at gender affirmation are uniquely tailored to the individual patient and may affect soft tissue and skeletal structures over the entire face—from the chin through the upper forehead. Complete photographic and radiographic documentation that addresses these areas […]Read More
Smile dimensions in adult African American and Caucasian females and males. NM Souccar, DW Bowen, Z Syed, TA Swain, CH Kau, DM Sarver.
Date: May 2019. Source: Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research. https://doi.org/10.1111/ocr.12278. Objective: To test smile dimension variations in adult African American and Caucasian females and males. Setting and Sample Population: The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry and Hospital. Three hundred and ninety‐four participants were recruited; African American females and males distributed over five age […]Read More
Quantitative evaluation of local head malformations from 3 dimensional photography: application to craniosynostosis. L Tu, AR Porras, A Oh, N Lepore, GC Buck, D Tsering, A Enquobahrie, R Keating, GF Rogers, MG Linguraru.
Date: March 2019. Source: Proc. SPIE 10950, Medical Imaging 2019: Computer-Aided Diagnosis, 1095035. Abstract: The evaluation of head malformations plays an essential role in the early diagnosis, the decision to perform surgery and the assessment of the surgical outcome of patients with craniosynostosis. Clinicians rely on two metrics to evaluate the head shape: head circumference […]Read More
Combined use of a facial scanner and an intraoral scanner to acquire a digital scan for the fabrication of an orbital prosthesis. H Liu, S Bai, X Yu, Y Zhao.
Date: March 2019. Source: The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Volume 121, Issue 3, Pages 531-534. Abstract: For a patient with a unilateral orbital defect, an esthetic orbital prosthesis plays an essential role in enhancing quality of life. This technique describes the combined use of a facial scanner and an intraoral scanner to acquire the digital […]Read More
Standardization of Cranial Index Measurement in Sagittal Craniosynostosis. SZ Al-Shaqsi, AM Rai, C Forrest, J Phillips.
Date: March 2019. Source: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, Volume 30 – Issue 2 – p 366-369. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000005034. Abstract: Cranial index is a widely used 2-dimensional measure of skull form. It has traditionally been calculated as a ratio of the maximal cranial width divided by the maximal skull length. Nevertheless, the points of maximal skull […]Read More
Cognitive Outcomes and Positional Plagiocephaly. BR Collett, ER Wallace, D Kartin, ML Cunningham, ML Speltz.
Date: February 2019. Source: Pediatrics, 143 (2) e20182373; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2018-2373. Background: Studies have revealed an association between positional plagiocephaly and/or brachycephaly (PPB) and development, although little is known about long-term outcomes. We examined cognition and academic achievement in children with and without PPB, testing the hypothesis that children who had PPB as infants would score […]Read More
Associations Between Genetic Data and Quantitative Assessment of Normal Facial Asymmetry. S Rolfe, SI Lee, L Shapiro.
Date: December 2018. Source: Frontiers in Genetics, VOLUME 9, p 659. DOI=10.3389/fgene.2018.00659. Abstract: Human facial asymmetry is due to a complex interaction of genetic and environmental factors. To identify genetic influences on facial asymmetry, we developed a method for automated scoring that summarizes local morphology features and their spatial distribution. A genome-wide association study using […]Read More
Comparative Analysis of Three-Dimensional Nasal Shape of Casts from Patients With Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Treated at Two Institutions Following Rotation Advancement Only (Iowa) or Nasoalveolar Molding and Rotation Advancement in Conjunction With Primary Rhinoplasty (New York). B Hosseinian, MS Rubin et al.
Date: November 2018. Source: Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, Volume 55, issue 10, pp 1350-1357. Objective: To compare 3-dimensional nasal symmetry in patients with UCLP who had either rotation advancement alone or nasoalveolar molding (NAM) followed by rotation advancement in conjunction with primary nasal repair. Methods: Nasal casts of 23 patients with UCLP from 2 institutions were […]Read More
Anatomic approximation approach to correction of transverse facial clefts. RW Tse, RJ Knight, DM Fisher.
Date: November 2018. Source: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, Volume 71, Issue 11, pp 1600-1608. Abstract: Transverse clefts of the oral cavity have significant impacts on both appearance and function. Many methods of repair have been described, but there is no consensus on optimal approach. In addition, dissatisfaction with scars, distortion of appearance, […]Read More
Challenges with Life Surface Imaging. L Zou, R Richard, J Blythe, N Donos.
Date: October 2018. Source: 9th 3DBODY.TECH Conference and Expo. October 16-17, 2018. Lugano, Switzerland, USA. Presenter: Lifong ZOU Session: Technical Session 3: 3D Face & Body Scanning in Medicine Abstract: Stereo photogrammetry has a clear role in clinical research, treatment planning and effectiveness assessment within the domain of medicine and dentistry. Recently more computational automatic […]Read More
Both the Observer’s Expertise and the Subject’s Facial Symmetry Can Affect Anatomical Position of the Head. PH Sutton, J Gateno, JD English, J Paranilam, JF Teichgraeber, JJ Xia.
Date: October 2018. Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Purpose: It is easier for us to judge facial deformity when the patient’s head is in anatomic position. The purposes of this study were to determine: 1) if a group of expert observers agree more than a group of non-experts on what is the correct […]Read More
Regression of cephalic index following endoscopic repair of sagittal synostosis. NA Pickersgill, GB Skolnick, SD Naidoo, MD Smyth, KB Patel.
Date: October 2018. Source: Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics [Online Before Print]. Objective: Metrics used to quantify preoperative severity and postoperative outcomes for patients with sagittal synostosis include cephalic index (CI), the well-known standard, and the recently described adjusted cephalic index (aCI), which accounts for altered euryon location. This study tracks the time course of these […]Read More
Reconstruction of the oral commissure in patients with unilateral transverse facial cleft. M Tuersunjiang, X Long, Y Fu, J Ke, H He, J Li.
Date: September 2018. Source: British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Volume 56, Issue 7, pp 621-625. Abstract: The normal commissure is not a simple joint of the upper and lower lip, but a triangular mucosal area. To reconstruct a symmetrical oral commissure in patients with a unilateral transverse facial cleft, we designed composite vermilion […]Read More
A scale space approach for exploring structure in spherical data. V Vuollo, L Holmström.
Date: September 2018. Source: Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Volume 125, pp 57-69. Highlights: • A novel scale space technique for analyzing spherical data is proposed. • Distributions of normal vector directions computed from a 3dMDhead image are analyzed. • A movie is a convenient way to explore the maps included in a SphereSiZer atlas. […]Read More
Assessing calvarial vault constriction associated with helmet therapy in deformational plagiocephaly. EC Peterson, KB Patel, GB Skolnick, KD Pfeifauf, KN Davidson, MD Smyth, SD Naidoo.
Date: Aug 2018. Source: Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics. Volume 22: Issue 2: pp 113-221. Objective: Deformational plagiocephaly and/or brachycephaly (DPB) is a cranial flattening frequently treated in pediatric craniofacial centers. The standard of care for DPB involves patient positioning or helmet therapy. Orthotic therapy successfully reduces cranial asymmetry, but there is concern over whether the […]Read More
Precision Rhinoplasty Using Virtual Surgical Planning and Departmentally-Manufactured, 3D-Printed, Sterilizable, Patient-Specific Anatomic Models. SG Maliha, JM Bekisz, HA Liss, L Witek, PG Coelho, RL Flores.
Date: August 2018. Source: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 6, Issue 8S, pp 87–88. Goals and Purpose: Rhinoplasty relies on clear patient communication and precise execution of a three-dimensional (3D) plan to achieve optimal results.1 3D printing is becoming more popularized in the medical field as an aid to technical planning, patient communication, and the […]Read More
Three‑Dimensional Evaluation of the Effect of Low‑Level Laser Therapy on Facial Swelling after Lower Third Molar Surgery: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study. F Asutay, A Ozcan-Kucuk, H Alan, M Koparal.
Date: August 2018. Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice. Purpose: : This study aimed to evaluate the effect of a low‑level laser therapy (LLLT) on pain, trismus, and swelling of patients whose impacted 3rd molar tooth was extracted compared to placebo or “sham” treatment and measure volumetrically the edema with a three‑dimensional (3D) surface imaging […]Read More
Thesis. Craniofacial morphology and the use of neonatal non-invasive ventilation therapy. Don He.
Date: August 2018. Source: Thesis. University of British Columbia Library. Craniofacial Science, Dentistry, Faculty of University of British Columbia. Objective: A prospective cohort study with the overall objective to characterize the three-dimensional facial morphology of preterm infants over the course of the first 18 months of corrected age, participating in the Neonatal Follow-up Program of […]Read More
Hemimandibular Hyperplasia Correction by Simultaneous Orthognathic Surgery and Condylectomy Under Digital Guidance. Bi Han, X Wang, Z Li et al.
Date: July 2018. Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Volume 76, Issue 7, pp 1563.e1-1563.e18. Objective: Orthognathic surgery with simultaneous condylectomy under digital guidance has been proved to be a feasible method to treat hemimandibular hyperplasia (HH). The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects and precision of correction of HH by […]Read More
Influence of involuntary facial expressions on reproducibility of 3D stereophotogrammetry in children with and without complete unilateral cleft lip and palate from 3 to 18 months of age. Brons, S; Darroudi, A; Nada, R et al.
Date: June 2018. Source: Clinical Oral Investigations. Objective: To assess the influence of involuntary facial expressions on 3D facial stereophotogrammetry reproducibility in children with and without unilateral cleft lip, alveolus and palate (UCLP) aged 3–18 months. Methods: Three to eight 3D facial images per time point were acquired within 10 min of 31 children with […]Read More
Three‐dimensional facial phenotyping in obstructive sleep apnoea. RWW Lee.
Date: June 2018 Source: Respirology, Volume 23, Issue 6, pp 560-561. Abstract: Craniofacial structure is an important anatomical determinant of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). While obesity is the major attributing risk factor for OSA, it is well established that a restricted craniofacial bony skeleton also contributes to a more collapsible upper airway, which is a […]Read More
Assessment of regional asymmetry of the face before and after surgical correction of unilateral cleft lip. D Al-Rudainy, FV Mehendale et al.
Date: June 2018. Source: Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, Volume 46, Issue 6, pp 974-978. Abstract: This study was carried out on 26 unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) cases with mean age 3.6 ± 0.7 months. 3D facial images were captured for each infant 2–3 days before the repair of cleft lip and at 4 […]Read More
Craniomaxillofacial Reconstruction Based on 3D Modeling. GT Grant.
Date: June 2018. Source: Digital Technologies in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, pp 55-65. Abstract: Current treatment planning and reconstruction of craniofacial trauma has been advanced greatly due to the increase in the use of software to convert medical image files in the form of Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) to 3D reconstructions and ultimately files […]Read More
Female Facial Attractiveness Assessed from Three-Dimensional Contour Lines by University Students. J Jirathamopas, YF Liao, EWC Ko, YR Chen, CS Huang.
Date: May 2018. Source: Dentistry Journal, Volume 6, Issue 2, 16. Background: Three-dimensional (3D) images could provide more accurate evaluation for facial attractiveness than two-dimensional (2D) images. The 3D facial image could be simplified into gray scale 3D contour lines. Whether female facial attractiveness could be perceived in these simplified 3D facial contour lines should […]Read More
Comparison of an unsupervised machine learning algorithm and surgeon diagnosis in the clinical differentiation of metopic craniosynostosis and benign metopic ridge. MJ Cho, RR Hallac, M Effendi, JR Seaward, AA Kane.
Date: April 2018. Source: Scientific Reports, Volume 8, Article number: 6312. Abstract: Metopic suture closure can manifest as a benign metopic ridge (BMR), a variant of normal, to “true” metopic craniosynostosis (MCS), which is associated with severe trigonocephaly. Currently, there is no gold standard for how much associated orbitofrontal dysmorphology should trigger surgical intervention. In […]Read More
Patient-specific 3D Models Providing a 21st Century Approach to Reconstructive Surgery. H Liss, SG Maliha, L Witek et al.
Date: April 2018. Source: Society For Biomaterials 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition, Atlanta, GA, USA. Statement of Purpose: Through the implementation of 3D- printed models in the operating room, plastic surgeons are able to visualize and reconstruct key anatomical features for patients seeking an autogenous ear reconstruction or rhinoplasty. The 3D-printed constructs are sterilizable patient-specific, […]Read More
Three-dimensional photography for the evaluation of facial profiles in obstructive sleep apnoea. SW Lin, K Sutherland, YF Liao, PA Cistulli, LP Chuang, YT Chou, CH Chang, CS Lee, LF Li, NH Chen.
Date: February 2018. Source: Respirology, 10.1111/resp.13261. Background and Objective: Craniofacial structure is an important determinant of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) syndrome risk. Three-dimensional stereo-photogrammetry (3dMD) is a novel technique which allows quantification of the craniofacial profile. This study compares the facial images of OSA patients captured by 3dMD to three-dimensional computed tomography (3-D CT) and […]Read More
Facial morphology and growth following surgery for congenital midline cervical cleft patients. Y Fan, H Matthews, N Kilpatrick, P Claes, J Clement, A Penington.
Date: January 2018 (Online). Source: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Abstract: Congenital midline cervical cleft (CMCC) is a rare condition that consists of a cutaneous midline neck lesion with a sinus extending inferiorly towards the sternum. A fibrous band that extends superiorly to the mandible is a consistent feature of the condition. Restriction […]Read More
3D Assessment of Nasolabial Appearance in Patients With Complete Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate. I Bagante, I Zepa, I Akota.
Date: December 2017. Source: The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. Objective: Rhinoplasty in patients with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) is challenging, and the surgical outcome of the nose is complicated to evaluate. The aim of this study was to assess the nasolabial appearance of patients with UCLP compared with a control group. Design: Cross-sectional […]Read More
3D Modelling of Facial Skin Surface for 3D Printing. Emma Ekberg.
Date: December 2017. Source: Master’s Thesis 2017:EX056, CHALMERS UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY. Abstract:One of the major global health problems today is burns, with an estimate of 256000 deaths each year caused by fires . For more severe burns the probability of infections increases and here the golden standard is to use autologous skin grafts. However, the […]Read More
Modelling of Orthogonal Craniofacial Profiles. H Dai, N Pears, C Duncan.
Date: November 2017. Source: Journal of Imaging 2017, 3(4), 55; doi:10.3390/jimaging3040055. Abstract: We present a fully-automatic image processing pipeline to build a set of 2D morphable models of three craniofacial profiles from orthogonal viewpoints, side view, front view and top view, using a set of 3D head surface images. Subjects in this dataset wear a […]Read More