Evaluation of Ricketts' long-range growth prediction in Turkish children.

@article{Kocadereli1999EvaluationOR,
  title={Evaluation of Ricketts' long-range growth prediction in Turkish children.},
  author={Ilken Kocadereli and Ali Telli},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={1999},
  volume={115 5},
  pages={
          515-20
        }
}
This study was conducted to evaluate Ricketts' long-range growth prediction in Turkish children. Cephalometric analysis was conducted at baseline and 7 years for 40 children (20 girls, 20 boys) who received no orthodontic treatment. Ricketts' long-range prediction was performed from baseline cephalograms and compared with actual growth 7 years later. Twenty-one cephalometric (12 angular and 9 linear) parameters were measured on actual and predicted tracings. The Pearson correlation coefficient… CONTINUE READING
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