Diagnostic methods and treatment strategies of impacted maxillary canines: A literature review.

CONCLUSIONS: Impacted maxillary canines are usually diagnosed by using panoramic imaging or cone-beam computed tomography. Cone-beam computed tomography is the most accurate diagnostic method to identify the localisation of impacted maxillary canines. Palatal expansion can help to avoid the impaction of maxillary canines. Combined surgical and orthodontic treatment is used to treat impacted maxillary canines in permanent dentition. PMID: 31619657 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Stomatologija - Category: Dentistry Tags: Stomatologija Source Type: research

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Source: Skeletal Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
We present a series of five cases of talus partitus identified on MRI and examine pitfalls in diagnosis, differential considerations, pathophysiology, and treatment opti ons.
Source: Skeletal Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Cardiac Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Authors: Tags: CASE REPORT Source Type: research
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Source: Swiss Medical Weekly - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Swiss Med Wkly Source Type: research
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Source: The Knee - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Indian Journal of Dental Research - Category: Dentistry Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: research
Abstract Artificial intelligence (AI) is a general term that implies the use of a computer to model intelligent behavior with minimal human intervention. AI, particularly deep learning, has recently made substantial strides in perception tasks allowing machines to better represent and interpret complex data. Deep learning is a subset of AI represented by the combination of artificial neuron layers. In the last years, deep learning has gained great momentum. In the field of orthopaedics and traumatology, some studies have been done using deep learning to detect fractures in radiographs. Deep learning studies to det...
Source: Acta Orthopaedica - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Acta Orthop Source Type: research
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Source: Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Intern Med Source Type: research
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Source: Imaging Science in Dentistry - Category: Dentistry Tags: Imaging Sci Dent Source Type: research
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