Cone Beam CT and 3D imaging

A Practical Guide

Author: Pietro Caruso,Enzo Silvestri,Luca Maria Sconfienza

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 8847053196

Category: Medical

Page: 153

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Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) has become the standard of reference in dental imaging. The distribution of CBCT devices is increasingly wide, and the number of required examinations is constantly growing. In this setting, it is now essential that medical and technical staff receive specific training in the use of CBCT and that technical guidelines for CBCT examinations are established. This clearly structured book on CBCT will be an ideal aid in daily clinical practice. It clearly explains basic CBCT anatomy, examination technique, and the use of 3D reformatting software. A wide range of cases are presented, covering the most frequent and relevant conditions and pathologies, including dental anomalies, inflammatory and degenerative disease, tumors, and implants.

Mammographic Imaging

A Practical Guide

Author: Valerie Andolina,Shelly Lillé

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1605470317

Category: Medical

Page: 593

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"This publication, the third edition of Mammographic Imaging: A Practical Guide, retains information on analog mammography, builds upon ongoing developments for breast imaging, and introduces new trends in the field of breast imaging. Specifically, thereare five chapters related to digital mammography that address digital technology (machines, image acquisition, image manipulation, and storage), QC, comparisons to imaging with analog mammography, and changes in workflow for the mammography technologist"--Provided by publisher.

3D Imaging in Endodontics

A New Era in Diagnosis and Treatment

Author: Mohamed Fayad,BRADFORD R. JOHNSON

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319314661

Category: Medical

Page: 152

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This book is designed to provide the reader with a full understanding of the role of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) in helping to solve many of the most challenging problems in endodontics. It will shorten the learning curve in application of this exciting imaging technique in a variety of contexts: difficult diagnostic cases, treatment planning, evaluation of internal tooth anatomy prior to root canal therapy, nonsurgical and surgical treatments, early detection and treatment of resorptive defects, and outcomes assessment. The ability to obtain an accurate 3D representation of a tooth and the surrounding structures by means of noninvasive CBCT imaging is changing the approach to clinical decision making in endodontics. Clinicians long accustomed to working in very small, three-dimensional spaces are no longer constrained by the limitations of two-dimensional imaging. The challenges of mastering the new technology can, however, be daunting. The detailed guidance contained in this book will help endodontists to take full advantage of the important benefits offered by CBCT. ​

3-D Imaging Technologies in Facial Plastic Surgery, An Issue of Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics - E-Book

Author: John Pallanch

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455712574

Category: Medical

Page: 239

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A global pool of surgeons and researchers using 3-dimensional imaging for facial plastic surgery present topics on: Image fusion in pre-operative planning; The use of 3D imaging tools including stereolithographic modeling and intraoperative navigation for maxillo-mandibular and complex orbital reconstruction; Custom-made, three-dimensional, intraoperative surgical guides for nasal reconstruction; The benefits and limits of using an integrated 3D virtual approach for maxillofacial surgery; 3D volume assessment techniques and computer-aided design and manufacturing for pre-operative fabrication of implants in head and neck reconstruction; A comparison of different new 3D imaging technologies in facial plastic surgery; 3-D photography in the objective analysis of volume augmentation including fat augmentation and dermal fillers; Assessment of different rhinoplasty techniques by overlay of before and after 3D images; 3D volumetric analysis of combined facial lifting and volumizing (volume enhancement); 3-D facial measurements and perceptions of attractiveness; Teaching 3-D sculpting to Facial Plastic Surgeons, 3-D insights on aesthetics; Creation of the virtual patient for the study of facial morphology; 3-dimensional video analysis of facial movement; 3D modeling of the behavior of facial soft tissues for understanding facial plastic surgery interventions.

Maxillofacial Cone Beam Computed Tomography

Principles, Techniques and Clinical Applications

Author: William C. Scarfe,Christos Angelopoulos

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319620614

Category: Medical

Page: 1242

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The book provides a comprehensive description of the fundamental operational principles, technical details of acquiring and specific clinical applications of dental and maxillofacial cone beam computed tomography (CBCT). It covers all clinical considerations necessary for optimal performance in a dental setting. In addition overall and region specific correlative imaging anatomy of the maxillofacial region is described in detail with emphasis on relevant disease. Finally imaging interpretation of CBCT images is presented related to specific clinical applications. This book is the definitive resource for all who refer, perform, interpret or use dental and maxillofacial CBCT including dental clinicians and specialists, radiographers, ENT physicians, head and neck, and oral and maxillofacial radiologists.

Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Orthodontics

Indications, Insights, and Innovations

Author: Sunil D. Kapila

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118646592

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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Since its introduction to dentistry, cone beam computedtomography (CBCT) has undergone a rapid evolution and considerableintegration into orthodontics. However, despite the increasingpopularity of CBCT and progress in applying it to clinicalorthodontics, the profession has lacked a cohesive, comprehensiveand objective reference that provides clinicians with thebackground needed to utilize this technology optimally for treatingtheir patients. Cone Beam Computed Tomography inOrthodontics provides timely, impartial, and state-of-the-artinformation on the indications and protocols for CBCT imaging inorthodontics, clinical insights gained from these images, andinnovations driven by these insights. As such, it is the mostcurrent and authoritative textbook on CBCT in orthodontics.Additionally, two DVDs include more than 15 hours of videopresentations on related subjects from the 39th Annual MoyersSymposium and 38th Annual International Conference on CraniofacialResearch. Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Orthodontics is organizedto progress sequentially through specific topics so as to build theknowledgebase logically in this important and rapidly evolvingfield. Part I provides the foundational information on CBCTtechnology, including radiation exposure and risks, and futureevolutions in computed tomography. Part II presents the Principlesand Protocols for CBCT Imaging in Orthodontics, focusing ondeveloping evidence-based criteria for CBCT imaging, themedico-legal implications of CBCT to the professional and theprotocols and integration of this technology in orthodonticpractice. Part III provides critical information on CBCT-basedDiagnosis and Treatment Planning that includes how to interpretCBCT scans, identify incidental pathologies and the possible otheruses of this technology. Part IV covers practical aspects ofCBCT’s Clinical Applications and Treatment Outcomes thatencompasses a range of topics, including root morphology andposition, treatment of impacted teeth, virtual surgical treatmentplanning and outcomes, and more.

Cone Beam Computed Tomography

Author: Chris C. Shaw

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1439846278

Category: Medical

Page: 273

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Conventional computed tomography (CT) techniques employ a narrow array of x-ray detectors and a fan-shaped x-ray beam to rotate around the patient to produce images of thin sections of the patient. Large sections of the body are covered by moving the patient into the rotating x-ray detector and x-ray source gantry. Cone beam CT is an alternative technique using a large area detector and cone-shaped x-ray beam to produce 3D images of a thick section of the body with one full angle (360 degree or 180 degree plus detector coverage) rotation. It finds applications in situations where bulky, conventional CT systems would interfere with clinical procedures or cannot be integrated with the primary treatments or imaging systems. Cone Beam Computed Tomography explores the past, present, and future state of medical x-ray imaging while explaining how cone beam CT, with its superior spatial resolution and compact configuration, is used in clinical applications and animal research. The book: Supplies a detailed introduction to cone beam CT, covering basic principles and applications as well as advanced techniques Explores state-of-the-art research and future developments while examining the fundamental limitations of the technology Addresses issues related to implementation and system characteristics, including image quality, artifacts, radiation dose, and perception Reviews the historical development of medical x-ray imaging, from conventional CT techniques to volumetric 3D imaging Discusses the major components of cone beam CT: image acquisition, reconstruction, processing, and display A reference work for scientists, engineers, students, and imaging professionals, Cone Beam Computed Tomography provides a solid understanding of the theory and implementation of this revolutionary technology.

Prostate Cancer

Author: N.A

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 9781935281917

Category: Medical

Page: 200

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A Doody's Core Title 2012 Emerging Cancer Therapeutics is a trinary, hard cover, periodical that is designed to provide an up-to-date evidence-based review of a dedicated emerging cancer therapy topic of interest to clinicians and scientists who are involved in the care of patients receiving cancer treatment. It will serve as both a reference and instructional tool for students, housestaff, fellows, practicing clinical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgical oncologists, cancer biologists, and interdisciplinary colleagues throughout the oncology spectrum. With contributions from experts across the United States and Canada, Prostate Cancer details the current management of prostate cancer and reviews new therapies in development for prostate cancer, with an emphasis on castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Coverage includes discussion of multiple new agents that have been shown to impact overall survival or improve skeletal-related events in metastatic CRPC as well as articles covering new data on screening and prevention, integration of surgery and radiation with newly emerging medical therapies, and coverage of the newest developments in immunotherapy. This book is a valuable tool for clinicians, nurses, researchers, medical students, residents, and fellows. Included in Prostate Cancer: Updates in Prostate Cancer Prevention Prostate Cancer Screening, 2011 Current Surgical Approaches to Primary Prostate Cancer Treatment Updates in Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer: Dose Matters An Update on Androgen-Deprivation Therapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer Novel Androgen Receptor Therapeutic Targets for Advanced Prostate Cancer New Understanding of Metabolic Complications of Androgen-Deprivation Therapy Current State of Docetaxel-Based Therapy in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Second-Line Chemotherapy for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Emerging Role of Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer Novel Bone-Targeted Therapy in Metastatic Prostate Cancer Emerging Treatment Strategies for Metastatic Prostate Cancer: The Next Step Forward

Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America

Digital Technologies in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Author: Gary P. Orentlicher

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455738344

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Cutting edge information for all oral and maxillofacial surgeons on computed tomography and guided surgery! Topics include comparison of CT and cone beam technologies, stereolithographic modeling and surgical guide concepts, virtual technologies in dentoalveolar evaluation and surgery, computer guided planning and placement of dental implants, utilization in the treatment of facial trauma, digital technologies in pathology and reconstruction, 3D technologies in craniofacial and orthognathic surgery, evaluation and fabrication of custom cosmetic facial implants, and extraoral craniofacial applications.

Implant Dentistry - E-Book

Author: Arun K. Garg

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323087655

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Get the practical information you need to add dental implants to your practice! Dr. Arun Garg, a leading dental implant educator, clinician, and researcher, uses a clear, succinct writing style to inform and guide you through the full scope of dental implantology. A patient-focused approach covers surgical templates and techniques, sterilization, pharmacology, bone biology, complications, and more. A robust appendix offers handy information including insurance codes, consent forms, surgical tray set-ups, and food recipes for patients recovering from surgery. A practical yet comprehensive approach covers all aspects of implant dentistry from patient history to post-operative care, with minimal use of jargon, in an easy-to-read format. Outstanding photos help you visualize and understand patient outcomes. An appendix on post-operative instructions includes a unique section on delicious yet recovery-specific recipes.

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy

Author: Charles M. Washington,Dennis T. Leaver

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323287816

Category: Medical

Page: 928

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The only radiation therapy text written by radiation therapists, Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, 4th Edition helps you understand cancer management and improve clinical techniques for delivering doses of radiation. A problem-based approach makes it easy to apply principles to treatment planning and delivery. New to this edition are updates on current equipment, procedures, and treatment planning. Written by radiation therapy experts Charles Washington and Dennis Leaver, this comprehensive text will be useful throughout your radiation therapy courses and beyond. Comprehensive coverage of radiation therapy includes a clear introduction and overview plus complete information on physics, simulation, and treatment planning. Spotlights and shaded boxes identify the most important concepts. End-of-chapter questions provide a useful review. Chapter objectives, key terms, outlines, and summaries make it easier to prioritize, understand, and retain key information. Key terms are bolded and defined at first mention in the text, and included in the glossary for easy reference. UPDATED chemotherapy section, expansion of What Causes Cancer, and inclusions of additional cancer biology terms and principles provide the essential information needed for clinical success. UPDATED coverage of post-image manipulation techniques includes new material on Cone beam utilization, MR imaging, image guided therapy, and kV imaging. NEW section on radiation safety and misadministration of treatment beams addresses the most up-to-date practice requirements. Content updates also include new ASRT Practice Standards and AHA Patient Care Partnership Standards, keeping you current with practice requirements. UPDATED full-color insert is expanded to 32 pages, and displays images from newer modalities.

Leibel and Phillips Textbook of Radiation Oncology - E-Book

Expert Consult

Author: Richard Hoppe,Theodore L. Phillips,Mack Roach

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437737757

Category: Medical

Page: 1664

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Stay on top of the latest scientific and therapeutic advances with the new edition of Leibel and Phillips Textbook of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Theodore L. Phillips, in collaboration with two new authors, Drs. Richard Hoppe and Mack Roach, offers a multidisciplinary look at the presentation of uniform treatment philosophies for cancer patients emphasizing the "treat for cure" philosophy. You can also explore the implementation of new imaging techniques to locate and treat tumors, new molecularly targeted therapies, and new types of treatment delivery. Supplement your reading with online access to the complete contents of the book, a downloadable image library, and more at expertconsult.com. Gather step-by-step techniques for assessing and implementing radiotherapeutic options with this comprehensive, full-color, clinically oriented text. Review the basic principles behind the selection and application of radiation as a treatment modality, including radiobiology, radiation physics, immobilization and simulation, high dose rate, and more. Use new imaging techniques to anatomically locate tumors before and during treatment. Apply multidisciplinary treatments with advice from experts in medical, surgical, and radiation oncology. Explore new treatment options such as proton therapy, which can facilitate precise tumor-targeting and reduce damage to healthy tissue and organs. Stay on the edge of technology with new chapters on IGRT, DNA damage and repair, and molecularly targeted therapies.

Orthodontics - E-Book

Current Principles and Techniques

Author: Lee W. Graber,Robert L. Vanarsdall,Katherine W. L. Vig

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323069932

Category: Medical

Page: 1104

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A leading orthodontics reference, Orthodontics: Current Principles and Techniques, 5th Edition provides the latest information from the best experts in the field. It reflects today's emerging techniques, including new information on esthetics, genetics, cone-beam and other three-dimensional technologies, and evidence-based treatment. Coverage of diagnosis and treatment ranges from basic to highly complex situations, all in a concise, extensively illustrated format. Also included with this edition is a companion website that includes an electronic version of all chapters, supplemental content in select chapters, and a complete image collection to help with research and presentations. Written by Lee W. Graber, Robert L. Vanarsdall Jr., and Katherine W. L. Vig, along with a team of expert contributors, this is your go-to book for the practical orthodontic information you can use every day. Comprehensive coverage includes foundational theory and the latest on materials and techniques used in today's practice. Full-color photographs make it easy to see and distinguish the subtle differences that are necessary to mastering treatment planning. More than 2,500 images include a mixture of radiographs, clinical photos, and anatomic or schematic line drawings, showing examples of treatments, techniques, and outcomes. Detailed case studies guide you through the decision-making process, showing the consequences of various treatment techniques over time. Extensive references cite the latest in orthodontic research, so it's easy to follow up on evidence-based information. Authoritative research is provided by a team of three experienced, renowned authors/editors along with a team of worldwide experts. Cutting-edge content includes the latest concepts and techniques in orthodontics, including new coverage of temporary anchorage devices, self-ligating bracket biomechanics, clear aligner treatments, technological advances in imaging, and lasers. Improved organization separates topics into six parts and 29 chapters, enhancing both learning and research. Chapter outlines serve as a handy reference tool for practitioners and researchers. New lead author Dr. Lee Graber adds a fresh perspective to the experience of authors Drs. Robert Vanarsdall Jr., and Katherine W. L. Vig. Access to a companion website includes an electronic version of all chapters, plus case studies, a complete image collection, and supplemental content.

Image Analysis and Recognition

5th International Conference, ICIAR 2008, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal, June 25-27, 2008, Proceedings

Author: Aurélio Campilho,Mohamed Kamel

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540698116

Category: Computers

Page: 1126

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Non-linear image processing -- Color photo denoising via hue, saturation and intensity diffusion / Lei He and Chenyang Xu -- Examining the role of scale in the context of the non-local-means filter / Mehran Ebrahimi and Edward R. Vrscay -- Geometrical mutliscale noise resistant method of edge detection / Agnieszka Lisowska -- A simple, general model for the affine self-similarity of images / SImon K. Alexander, Edward R. Vrscay, and Satoshi Tsurumi -- Image and video coding and encryption -- Efficient bit-rate estimation for mode decision of H. 264 / AVC / Shuwei Sun and Shuming Chen -- Introducing a two dimensional measure for watermarking capacity in images / Farzin Yaghmaee and Mansour Jamzad -- Estimating the detectability of small lesions in high resolution MR compressed images / Juan Paz, Marlen Pérez, Iroel Miranda, and Peter Schelkens -- JPEG artifact removal using error distributions of linear coefficient estimates / Mika Inki --

Principles and Practice of Single Implant and Restoration - E-Book

Author: Mahmoud Torabinejad,Mohammed Sabeti,Charles Goodacre

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323242065

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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Covering treatment planning to restoration, Principles and Practice of Single Implant Restorations is the first book specifically designed to train Endodontists and General Dentists for a single tooth implant and restorations. It describes surgical principles, implant placement, implant site preparation, bone grafts and bone substitute materials, tooth extraction, guided bone regeneration, immediate implant placement, surgical defects, and single-tooth esthetic considerations. Expert authors Dr. Mahmoud Torabinejad, Dr. Charles Goodacre, and Dr. Mohammed Sabeti provide detailed guidelines for the use of single tooth implants as an appropriate and compelling treatment tool. Single tooth implants have been established as a new tool by the AAE, allowing you to use single tooth implants as a part of overall treatment planning for patients with a tooth that must be extracted. Easy-to-follow content generally follows the diagnosis and treatment planning for a single tooth implant and restoration, describing how a clinician might actually perform a single tooth implant. Unique! Instructions designed exclusively for Endodontists and General Dentists doing endodontic work help you use single tooth implants to treat a diseased single tooth. Expert authors Torabinejad, Goodacre, and Sabeti are AAE leaders as well as instructors at Loma Linda University, one of the first schools to have a Master’s-level course in single-tooth implants, and have recruited contributors from top names in the endodontic and implant fields.

Three-Dimensional Cephalometry

A Color Atlas and Manual

Author: Gwen R.J. Swennen,Filip A.C. Schutyser,Jarg-Erich Hausamen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540290117

Category: Medical

Page: 366

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This richly illustrated colour atlas and manual provides orthodontists, maxillofacial and plastic craniofacial surgeons, genetic dysmorphologists and medical anthropologists with exhaustive information on all aspects of three-dimensional cephalometric analysis of hard and soft tissues. The book offers practical, straightforward "step-by-step" guidance for both clinicians and researchers interested in 3-D assessment of the head and face.

White and Pharoah's Oral Radiology E-Book

Principles and Interpretation

Author: Stuart C. White,Michael J. Pharoah

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323543847

Category: Medical

Page: 672

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Written specifically for dentists, White and Pharoah’s Oral Radiology: Principles and Interpretation 8th Edition incorporates over 1,500 high-quality radiographic images and illustrations to demonstrate core concepts and essential principles and techniques of oral and maxillofacial radiology. The new edition of this bestselling book delivers with state-of-the-art information on oral radiology principles and techniques, and image interpretation. Dental student will gain a solid foundation in radiation physics, radiation biology, and radiation safety and protection before introducing including specialized techniques such as MRI and CT. As well, students will learn how to recognize the key radiographic features of pathologic conditions and interpret radiographs accurately. The 8th edition also includes new chapters on Radiologic Anatomy, Beyond 3D Imaging, and Diseases Affecting the Structure of Bone. A practical guide to using today’s technology, this unique text helps your students provide state-of-the-art care! Over 1,500 high quality dental radiographs, full color photos, and illustrations clearly demonstrate core concepts and reinforce the essential principles and techniques of oral and maxillofacial radiology. Updated Extensive coverage of all aspects of oral and maxillofacial radiology includes the entire predoctoral curriculum. A wide array of radiographic images including advanced imaging such as MRI and CT. An easy-to-follow format simplifies the key radiographic features of each pathologic condition, including location, periphery, shape, internal structure, and effects on surrounding structures — placed in context with clinical features, differential diagnosis, and management. Expert contributors include many authors with worldwide reputations. Case studies apply imaging concepts to real-world scenarios. NEW! New editors Sanjay Mallya and Ernest Lam along with new contributors bring a fresh perspective on oral radiology. NEW! Chapter! Beyond 3D Imaging introduces applications of 3D imaging such as stereolithic models. NEW! Chapter Radiological Anatomy includes all radiological anatomy content allowing you to better visualize and understand normal appearances of structures on conventional and contemporary imaging, side-by-side. NEW! Coverage of Diseases Affecting the Structure of Bone consolidated into one chapter to simplify foundational basic science information and its applications to radiologic interpretation.

Sleep Medicine and Dentistry, An Issue of Dental Clinics - E-Book

Author: Ronald D. Attanasio,Dennis R. Bailey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455743976

Category: Medical

Page: 960

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Sleep Medicine is a relatively new medical specialty that has demonstrated its clear relevance to the practice of many other specialties, and dentistry is no exception. This issue of Dental Clinics of North America includes articles that address aspects of sleep medicine most relevant to the dentist, such as bruxism, breathing disorders, and Insomnia.

Medical Imaging

Physics of medical imaging

Author: Jiang Hsieh,Michael J. Flynn,American Association of Physicists in Medicine

Publisher: Society of Photo Optical

ISBN: 9780819466280

Category: Imaging systems in medicine

Page: 1992

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