Evaluation of the human airway using cone-beam computerized tomography.

  title={Evaluation of the human airway using cone-beam computerized tomography.},
  author={Hung Hsiag Tso and Janice S.H. Lee and John C. Huang and Koutaro Maki and David C. Hatcher and Arthur J. Miller},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  volume={108 5},
OBJECTIVE The goal of this project was to define and measure human airway space with radiographic volumetric 3-dimensional imaging and digital reconstruction of the pharynx using cone-beam computerized tomography. STUDY DESIGN This was a randomized retrospective study. Ten patient scans were selected randomly from a pool of 196 subjects seeking dental treatment at the University of California, San Francisco. Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine-format volume images were captured… CONTINUE READING