The "third" dimension in craniofacial surgery.

  title={The "third" dimension in craniofacial surgery.},
  author={Jeffrey L. Marsh and M W Vannier},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={71 6},
A new method for reconstruction of a three-dimensional surface from a sequence of high-resolution axial CT scans has been developed. This algorithm is realized as a set of computer programs that can operate on commercially available CT scanners or evaluation consoles. The program is both efficient and easy to implement. No operator intervention is required. The images produced simulate photographs of the skull. Frontal, lateral, oblique, bird's eye, worm's eye, and rear views are generated. As… CONTINUE READING