Virtual Surgical Planning in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Jack Hua, Shahid Aziz, Jonathan Shum

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Virtual surgical planning provides the ability to visualize the patient anatomy and pathologic condition, establish pertinent reference points, and simulate osteotomies and reconstruction design in advance of the surgery. Virtual surgical planning is also an ideal environment for improved communication between the patient and the surgical team.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)519-530
Number of pages12
JournalOral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America
Issue number4
StatePublished - Nov 1 2019


  • Computer aided manufacture
  • Computer-aided design
  • Data acquisition
  • Imaging modality
  • Jaw reconstruction
  • Maxillofacial reconstruction
  • Maxillofacial trauma
  • Virtual surgical planning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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