volume 39, issue 6, P453-458 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.10.021
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Heinz-Theo Lübbers, Felix Matthews, Wolfgang Zemann, Klaus W. Grätz, Joachim A. Obwegeser, Marius Bredell

Abstract: Abstract: BACKGROUND: Surgical navigation is a commonly used tool in cranio-maxillofacial surgery. Registration is the key element for precision, and a number of studies have shown different techniques to be accurate. Nonetheless, uncertainty surrounds the special situation in edentulous patients and a practical approach to what can be a challenging problem. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Four registration strategies for the Brainlab VectorVision(2) system are presented for surgical navigation of edentulous patients:…

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