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Company Expands Digital DenturePossibilitieswithinLab® MC X5 Capabilities Powered by New inLab®SW 18, and D  GSHAPEand imes-icore® Collaboration DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. ( “Dentsply Sirona”) (NASDAQ: XRAY) Dentsply Sirona is pleased to announce that the upcoming Q1 launch of inLab SW 18 will allow Dentsply Sirona inLab users the ability to mill Digital Dentures right in-house using the inLab MC X5 milling unit.In addition, following a one-and-a-half-year successful strategic collaboration with AvaDent® Digital Dental Solutions, The Dental Solutions Company® today announced that both DGSHAPE Corporation and imes-icore have joined the Dentsply Sirona Digital Denture team as selected partners.  York, Pennsylvania, February 5, 2018. Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company®, today announced several strategic collaborations set to further enhance its Digital Denture solutions. Foremost, with the upcoming Q1 introduction of inLab®SW 18, inLab users will be able to mill Digital Dentures right in-house, while still having the option to outsource to AvaDent®. In addition, starting in Q1 of 2018, both DGShape Corporation and imes-icore have partnered with the Company to provide even more innovative Digital Denture solutions.Specifically, labs that use inLab MC X5 milling units and/or DGSHAPE, imes-icore will be able to mill Dentsply Sirona Digital Dentures in-house after they are designed by AvaDent. “Thes...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

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Conclusions The use of CT-based navigation in LMS insertion decreased the rate of screw malpositions as compared with the freehand technique. Further investigations and trials will determine the effect of malpositions on the c-spine biomechanics. The use of navigation in LMS insertion did not show a significant difference in VAI, LMF, SCI, or NRI as compared with the freehand technique. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New YorkArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text
Source: Journal of Neurological Surgery Reports - Category: Neurosurgery Authors: Tags: Case Report Source Type: research
ConclusionIntegrating newer technology can change the current way of planning/simulating surgery. The use of powerful computer-assisted tools that are able to integrate several parameters and learn from experience can change the traditional way of selecting treatment pathways and counseling patients. However, there is still much work to be done to reach a desired level as noted in other orthopedic fields, such as hip surgery. Many of these tools already exist in non-medical fields and their adaptation to spine surgery is of considerable interest.
Source: European Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Publication date: 10 March 2018 Source:Thermochimica Acta, Volume 661 Author(s): Dominika Madej This paper describes the design, synthesis and hydraulic activity of novel Sr2+-doped Ca7ZrAl6O18 cement in respect of potential applications as: matrix used in nuclear waste immobilisation, components of X-rays and gamma radiation shielding concretes or utilized in refractories technology. The obtained material was characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy combined with energy-dispersive spectrometry (SEM/EDS) and heat flow calorimetry techniques. It was well established that the addition of Sr2+ c...
Source: Thermochimica Acta - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
Conclusions Conventional radiographic methods demonstrated a more subjective diagnostic procedure compared with CBCT images. CBCT is a more accurate and precise examination method compared with conventional radiography for the localization of impacted teeth and root resorption of the adjacent teeth.
Source: American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundBoth [F-18]2-fluoro-2-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (18F –FDG PET/CT) and diagnostic CT are at times required for lymphoma staging. This means some body segments are exposed twice to X-rays for generation of CT data (diagnostic CT + localization CT).ObjectiveTo describe a combined PET/diagnostic CT approach that modulates CT tube current along the z-axis, providing diagnostic CT of some body segments and localization CT of the remaining body segments, thereby reducing patient radiation dose.Materials and methodsWe retrospectively compared total patient radiation dose ...
Source: Pediatric Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
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Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Panic Grief and Loss Health-related Inspiration & Hope Motivation and Inspiration Cancer Chronic Illness Coping Skills health scare Medical Care Mental Illness Resilience Source Type: blogs
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Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Oncology Regulatory/Compliance Hitachi Source Type: news
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Source: European Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
ConclusionSurgeons should be aware that SSOV X-rays may underestimate the true type of the acromial undersurface.
Source: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
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Source: Medgadget - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: GI Radiology Surgery Source Type: blogs
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