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Computer Assisted Surgical Planner for Craniofacial Reconstruction – Imaging Techniques

Rana, M A and Setan, Halim and Majid , Zulkepli and Chong, A K (2006) Computer Assisted Surgical Planner for Craniofacial Reconstruction – Imaging Techniques. In: Proceedings of the Geometric Modeling and Imaging ― New Trends (GMAI'06), 7 Jul 2006, London.

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Abstract

Computer Tomography (CT)and Magnetic Resonance Imagery (MRI)have had an enormous impact in medicine.Using medical imagery,Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS)systems decrease the invasiveness of surgical procedures,increase accuracy and facilitate surgical planning and analysis.Craniofacial anomalies and fine anatomic details of facial traumic injuries can be well studied with such imaging techniques.This research is focused on reconstruction of human hard/soft tissues and anthropometric landmarks for craniofacial surgery. The data capture devices used include CT scanner,3D Laser Scanner and Close Range Photogrammetry.The visualization of soft tissue superimposed on hard tissue,display of tissue with varying opacity,and cutting of tissues for detailed analysis and planning has been demonstrated in this paper.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:CAS,surgical planner,soft tissue,hard tissue,cutting
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Geoinformation Science And Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:1197
Deposited By: En. Tajul Ariffin Musa
Deposited On:01 Mar 2007 03:00
Last Modified:01 Jun 2010 02:51

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