publication . Article . 2015

Three-dimensional evaluation of pharyngeal airway in individuals with varying growth patterns using cone beam computed tomography:

Rohan Diwakar; Maninder Singh Sidhu; Mona Prabhakar; Seema Grover; Ritu Phogat;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: Journal of Indian Orthodontic Society (issn: 0301-5742, eissn: 0974-9098, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Abstract
Introduction: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the pharyngeal airway volume in individuals with different vertical growth patterns. Methods: Cone beam computed tomography scans were evaluated of 40 subjects with the age range from 14 to 25 years and were divided into three groups. Horizontal growers consisted of 13 subjects, normal growers consisted of 14 subjects, and the vertical growers consisted of 13 subjects. The pharyngeal airway volume was measured using In Vivo Dental 5.1 software (Anatomage, Anatomy Imaging Software, San Jose, CA, USA). Results: The results obtained were analyzed statistically. The statistical test used for the analysis of the...
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free text keywords: Cone beam computed tomography, different vertical growth patterns, pharyngeal airway, Dentistry, RK1-715, Vertical growth, Orthodontics, Anatomy, Medicine, business.industry, business, Airway
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