Computer-Designed Prostheses for Orbitocranial Reconstruction
Congenital facial skeletal abnormalities or those following tumor extirpation or trauma can now be precisely defined through reformatting of sequential two-dimensional data into three-dimensional anatomical models. Computer graphics allows the surgeon to visualize bony and soft tissue defects in a three-dimensional fashion on a videc monitor and to plan surgery from reconstructed CT and MRI data. Computer-generated prostheses precisely matching the specific requirements of the deformity can now be fabricated and can be used either as a model for fashioning autogenous bone grafts or as an alloplastic implantable part [1, 2].
KeywordsAutogenous Bone Orbital Area Volumetric Determination Bony Orbit Contour Determination
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