International anthropometric study of facial morphology in various ethnic groups/races.

  title={International anthropometric study of facial morphology in various ethnic groups/races.},
  author={Leslie G. Farkas and Marko J Katic and Christopher R. Forrest and K. W. Alt and Ivana Bagi{\'c} and Georgi A Baltadjiev and Eugenia Cunha and Marta Cv{\'i}{\vc}elov{\'a} and Scott Davies and Ilse E Erasmus and Rhonda Gillett-Netting and Karel Hajnis and Arianne Kemkes-Grottenthaler and Irena A Khomyakova and Ashizava Kumi and J Stranger Kgamphe and Nakamura Kayo-daigo and Thuy Le and Andrzej Malinowski and Marina A Negasheva and Sotiris K. Manolis and Murat Oget{\"u}rk and Ramin Parvizrad and Friedrich W. R{\"o}sing and Paresh Sahu and Chiarella Sforza and Stefan Todorov Sivkov and Nigar Sultanova and Tatjana Tomazo-Ravnik and G{\'a}bor T{\'o}th and A. Uzun and Eman Yahia},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  volume={16 4},
When anthropometric methods were introduced into clinical practice to quantify changes in the craniofacial framework, features distinguishing various races/ethnic groups were discovered. To treat congenital or post-traumatic facial disfigurements in members of these groups successfully, surgeons require access to craniofacial databases based on accurate anthropometric measurements. Normative data of facial measurements are indispensable to precise determination of the degree of deviations from… CONTINUE READING
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