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OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of the integration of computerized tomography (CT)-based bone models and laser-scanned dental models by sequential point- and surface-based markerless registration to create a digital maxillofacial-dental model. STUDY DESIGN The integration accuracy was evaluated in normal skulls (group I) and(More)
This study was designed to evaluate the effects and mechanism of Platycodi radix, having white balloon flower (Platycodon grandiflorum for. albiflorum (Honda) H. Hara) on obesity and insulin resistance. The extracts of Platycodi radix with white balloon flower were tested in cultured cells and administered into mice on a high-fat diet. The Platycodi radix(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to present our clinical experience regarding the production and accuracy of digitally printed wafers for maxillary movement during the bimaxillary orthognathic surgery. STUDY DESIGN Fifty-five consecutive patients requiring maxillary orthognathic surgery were included in this study. The plan for digital model surgery(More)
OBJECTIVES Public release of and feedback (here after public release) on institutional (clinics and hospitals) cesarean section rates has had the effect of reducing cesarean section rates. However, compared to the isolated intervention, there was scant evidence of the effect of repeated public releases (RPR) on cesarean section rates. The objectives of this(More)
OBJECTIVES We assessed impact of performance reporting information about the readmission rate, length of stay and cost of hip hemiarthroplasty. METHODS The data are from a nationwide claims database, National Quality Improvement Project database, of Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service in Korea. From January 2006 to April 2008, we received(More)
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