lateral cephalometric radiograph


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lateral cephalometric radiograph

A radiograph of the entire head, taken from the side with the head in a fixed position and used to make definitive observations or measurements.
See also: radiograph
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In another study vertical facial and dentoalveolar changes as measured on panoramic and lateral cephalometric radiographs were compared.
Lateral Cephalometric Radiograph with good contrast, accurate head position and visible anatomical landmarks prevent repetition and excessive exposure radiation.
Cervical vertebral maturation staging (CVMS) was evaluated on lateral cephalometric radiographs, according to the method described by Baccetti et al.15 This method has been proved useful in the evaluation of skeletal maturation in a single cephalogram.
Lateral cephalometric radiographs of a total of 180 patients above age 15 years were divided equally into class I, II and III (60 patients in each group) and with equal representation of both genders(90 males and 90 females).The sella turcica was carefully analyzed and measured in linear dimension of length, depth and diameter.
To estimate the method error, 75 randomly selected lateral cephalometric radiographs were retraced and re-measured 2 weeks later by the same examiner.
Lateral cephalometric radiographs were traced and angles were measured on acetate paper sheet by the author and counter checked by another resident in order to eliminate intraobserver bias.
ME = s (x1-x2)2/2nWhere x1 = the first measurement, x2 = the second measurement, and n = number of repeated records (Houston WJB, 1983) Twenty-five lateral cephalometric radiographs were randomly selected traced and measured at 1-month interval to determine the difference between two readings.
Lateral cephalometric radiographs of the subject children were taken under the standard condition of occluding the teeth as much as possible.
Obstruction of the PAS can be detected through imaging methods such as lateral cephalometric radiographs and computed tomography, though the former is still the most used method (JOHNS et al., 1998).
Individuals for the study were assessed clinically and selected after analyzing the lateral cephalometric radiographs. Cases selected had the cephalometric parameters as described in Table 1.The purpose and methodology of the study was explained and written consent was obtained from the subjects.
Standardized lateral cephalometric radiographs were taken of 50 selected Pakistanis within age range 18-23 years having normal occlusion.

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