Outcome quantification using SPHARM-PDM toolbox in orthognathic surgery

  title={Outcome quantification using SPHARM-PDM toolbox in orthognathic surgery},
  author={Beatriz Paniagua and Lucia H. S. Cevidanes and Hongtu Zhu and Martin Styner},
  journal={International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery},
Quantification of surgical outcomes in longitudinal studies has led to significant progress in the treatment of dentofacial deformity, both by offering options to patients who might not otherwise have been recommended for treatment and by clarifying the selection of appropriate treatment methods. Most existing surgical treatments have not been assessed in a systematic way. This paper presents the quantification of surgical outcomes in orthognathic surgery via our localized shape analysis… CONTINUE READING