Three-dimensional surface acquisition systems for the study of facial morphology and their application to maxillofacial surgery

How Kau Chung, Stephen Richmond, Angela Incrapera, Jeryl English, James Jiong Xia

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Abstract

Background: There has been a growing interest in three-dimensional (3D) surface imaging devices over the last few years. Methods: This comprehensive review discusses the various emerging technologies in this field of 3D imaging and applies the use of technology to oral and maxillofacial imaging. Results: The paper shows that there is increased awareness and application of technology to the field. Conclusion: 3D surface acquisition technology is improving at a rapid pace and has a place in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)97-110
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery
Volume3
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2007

Keywords

  • Facial imaging
  • Maxillofacial surgery
  • Surface acquisition systems

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Biophysics
  • Surgery

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