cephalometric radiograph

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an image or record produced on exposed or processed film by radiography.
Relative positions of x-ray tube, patient, and film necessary to make the radiograph shown. Bones tend to stop diagnostic x-rays, but soft tissue does not. This results in the light and dark regions that form the image. From Thompson et al., 1994.
bite-wing radiograph a type of dental radiograph that reveals the crowns, necks, and coronal thirds of the roots of both the upper and lower posterior teeth, as well as the dental arches, produced using bite-wing film.
cephalometric radiograph a radiograph of the head, including the mandible, in full lateral view; used to make measurements; called also cephalogram.
flat plate radiograph a radiograph that visualizes abdominal organs and some abnormalities. It is usually one of the first diagnostic studies performed in assessing a patient for gastrointestinal disorders; no special physical preparation of the patient is necessary.
panoramic radiograph a type of extraoral body-section radiograph on which the entire maxilla or mandible can be depicted on a single film.
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ceph·a·lo·met·ric ra·di·o·graph

a radiographic view of the jaws and skull permitting measurement.
Synonym(s): cephalogram
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ceph·a·lo·met·ric ra·di·o·graph

(sefă-lō-metrik rādē-ō-graf)
Radiographic view of the jaws and skull permitting measurement.
Synonym(s): cephalogram.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ceph·a·lo·met·ric ra·di·o·graph

(sefă-lō-metrik rādē-ō-graf)
X-ray view of jaws and cranium to allow their measurement.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Angular and linear measurements used for the evaluation of dentofacial changes on the lateral cephalometric radiographs are given in Figure 2a, 2b.
In our daily practice, various methods are used to evaluate cephalometric radiographs for orthognathic surgery.
Thirty lateral cephalometric radiographs taken using the same equipment were used.
(19) investigated the projection errors in lateral cephalometric radiographs. Ten skulls and 8 cephalometric parameters were evaluated, and head rotations from 0[degrees] to -20[degrees] at 5[degrees] intervals in the vertical axis were performed.
Digital lateral cephalometric radiographs were obtained in standart position by using J MORITA (2D Veraviewpocs, MFG corp, Kyoto, Japan) machine with a tube voltage of 65 kV, tube current of 10 mA and exposure time of 4.9 s.
Caption: Figure 8: Posttreatment facial and intraoral photographs, and cephalometric radiograph (2 years after treatment completion).
The materials needed are Rapidceph, cephalometric radiograph, hand tracing of the skeleton-dental structures, an x-ray viewer for direct assessment of the cephalometric radiograph.
The radiographs (Panoramic radiograph and lateral cephalometric radiograph) were prescribed and gonial angle traced to check theiraccuracy.
Whether MRI is comparable with cephalometric radiographs in cephalometric analysis was evaluated and confirmed that orthodontic treatment planning without radiation exposure is possible by using MRI technique (49).
The horizontal interclinoid dural fold sometimes calcify partially or completely in some peoples, which can be seen and diagnosed on lateral cephalometric radiograph.3
Lateral Cephalometric radiograph is a valuable diagnostic tool for the orthodontist.