Anatomical analysis of permanent mandibular incisors in a Saudi Arabian population: An in Vivo cone-beam computed tomography study

Conclusion: CBCT can be of great use in locating the second canal and determining canal configuration in mandibular incisors. Knowledge of bilateral asymmetry can be of clinical significance when the clinician is treating contralateral teeth in the same patient.
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - Category: Rural Health Authors: Source Type: research

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ConclusionsThe L6db–L7mb region should be the first choice for miniscrew implantation in the MBS for the distalization of mandibular dentition.
Source: Progress in Orthodontics - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
ConclusionsOur results suggest that hyperostosis of the posterior longitudinal ligament in OPLL may not be associated with bone strength and bone mineral status at the extremities.
Source: Osteoporosis International - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewThe purpose of this review is to provide the readers with current information and state-of-the-art of digital scanning systems within the orthodontics. Introducing the commercially available intraoral and facial scanning systems, as well as bringing future perspectives to these systems.Recent FindingsThe emergence of digital scanners associated with computer-aided design is one of today ’s key diagnostic tool enhancements in orthodontics. Among the main applications in orthodontics, it is the analysis for diagnosis, treatment planning, and prediction of the final result. There is a range of p...
Source: Current Oral Health Reports - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Authors: Guo L, Chen B, Zhang L, Deng Y, Li H, Shi QD Abstract A 49-year-old female patient developed chest tightness and shortness of breath without apparent cause and presented to a local hospital. Chest radiography indicated increased thickening of the lung texture, increased multiple patchy densities in the lower lobes of the bilateral lungs and a slightly enlarged thyroid. The patient was treated for pulmonary infection with antibiotics but the symptoms persisted. A repeated CT scan revealed ground-glass attenuation of the bilateral lungs with multiple flaky exudates and visible bronchogenic signs. The symptom...
Source: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: Exp Ther Med Source Type: research
Conclusions: The successful treatment of this patient was the result of the collaboration between the neurology and neuroradiology departments.The first therapeutic option in carotid dissection has to be stenting, under certain conditions. PMID: 31803282 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Medicine and Life - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Med Life Source Type: research
Publication date: December 2019Source: Journal of Visceral Surgery, Volume 156, Issue 6Author(s): N. Szabla, A. Alves, X. Tillou
Source: Journal of Visceral Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Authors: Xu J, Wang X, Xiao H, Xu J Abstract BACKGROUND To determine the difference in size-specific dose estimates (SSDEs), separately based on effective diameter (deff) and water equivalent diameter (dw) of the central slice of the scan range in computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA). MATERIAL AND METHODS There were 134 patients who underwent CTCA examination, were electronically retrieved. SSDEs (SSDEdeff and SSDEdw) were calculated using 2 approaches: deff and dw. The median SSDEs and mean absolute relative difference of SSDEs were calculated. Linear regression model was used to assess the absolute rel...
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
This study aimed to propose an automatic recognition and volume calculation for the inferior turbinate and maxillary sinus by using image processing techniques. The back propagation neural network (BPNN) was used for automatic recognition of the inferior turbinate and maxillary sinus. Parametric template matching (PTM) and the sub-region similarity were used as feature inputs. The level set method (LSM) was applied to circle the contour of the inferior turbinate and maxillary sinus. The marching cubes algorithm was employed for 3D reconstruction and visualization. The volume information was obtained from the nonlinear regr...
Source: Biomedical Signal Processing and Control - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
Conclusion: By use of our nomogram, bone scans of men with prostate cancer can be avoided in a large proportion of men. PMID: 31805808 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Scandinavian Journal of Urology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Scand J Urol Source Type: research
ConclusionWe believe that mesenteric defects should be closed after laparoscopic resection of the left side of transverse colon, regardless of their size.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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