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cephalometry

[‚sef·ə′läm·ə·trē]
(anthropology)
The science of measuring the head, especially for determining the characteristics of a particular race, sex, or somatotype.
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Following measurements based on the selected points were obtained from the cephalometric radiographs.
A method of superimposing serial lateral cephalometric films for the purpose of comparison:a preliminary report.
The study was aimed to assess the reliability of the android mobile based app OneCeph by comparing it with the computer cephalometric tracing program Dolphin Imaging software.
A total of 66 cephalometric films were digitally traced and analyzed immediately before and after placement of the appliances (T1, T2) were obtained using the same cephalostat with the same instrument (Kodak Cephalostat, Rochester N Y, USA) by a single observer (E.G.) in a digital cephalometric software program.
Some studies done previously on Saudi population comprises of small sample size and they have suggested that prospective cephalometric researches on Saudi population from diverse areas of the Saudi kingdom are desirable to confirm the result offered in their study with better sample amount.9,10 Therefore, this study was planned to analyze the craniofacial pattern of Saudi adults cephalometrically, to evaluate the skeletal variations amongst individuals and to compare the measurements with the standardized linear and angular values of Bjork Jarabak's analysis.
The cephalograms were traced by affixing transparent 120 [micro] polyester tracing paper to the cephalometric radiographs with a transparent tape with a 0.3 mm lead pencil.
The standard cephalometric analysis was associated with the method proposed by Rocabado [18] for the study of the other cervical parameters.
This software provided lateral radiographies and cephalometric measures that allowed bidimensional evaluation of the inclination of OP regards to Frankfort horizontal plane (Figure 3).
Methods of automatic cephalometric landmark detection are mainly separated into three categories: (1) bottom-up methods; (2) deformation model-based methods; and (3) classifier/regressor-based methods.