Anatomic variations and lesions of the maxillary sinus detected in cone beam computed tomography for dental implants.

@article{Lana2012AnatomicVA,
  title={Anatomic variations and lesions of the maxillary sinus detected in cone beam computed tomography for dental implants.},
  author={Juliana Pelinsari Lana and Pollyanna Moura Rodrigues Carneiro and Vin{\'i}cius de Carvalho Machado and Paulo Eduardo Alencar de Souza and Fl{\'a}vio Ricardo Manzi and Martinho Campolina Rebello Horta},
  journal={Clinical oral implants research},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 12},
  pages={1398-403}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the presence of anatomic variations and lesions of the maxillary sinus in cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) of the maxilla required for dental implant planning. MATERIAL AND METHODS This transversal prevalence study evaluated a sample of 500 consecutive CBCT exams. The inclusion criteria were CBCT exams of the maxilla required for dental implant planning. The CBCT exams were independently evaluated by two oral and maxillofacial radiologists who assessed the presence… CONTINUE READING