Volume 20, Number 5 (NOv-Dec 2013)                   JSSU 2013, 20(5): 562-570 | Back to browse issues page

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Aghili H, Toodeh Zaeim M, Shahraki N, Asadi K. Evaluation of Correlation between Some Intra and Extra Cranial Horizontal Cephalometric Parameters. JSSU. 2013; 20 (5) :562-570
URL: http://jssu.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-2233-en.html

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Introduction: Intra-cranial references plans used in cephalometry analysis are not considered as stable points and therefore their validity is low however they are widely used. The purpose of conducting this study is to investigate correlation rate of a number of horizontal parameters of extra-cranial with common Horizontal analyses. Methods: In this descriptive and periodic study, lateral cephalometric radiography in NHP position for 46 patients (24 women and 22 men) in range of 22- 28 years old was prepared all graphs were prepared by a person using the same device then after tracing, correlation coefficient was achieved between TH/AB and TH-wist, wylie, wits, TH-wits McNamara, Schwartz, APP-BPP, and Downs. Results: The highest rate of correlation was observed between TH-wits linear parameters and angular parameters of AB/TH (r=0.975) which was statistically significant. ANB parameter had low correlation with Wylie analysis (r=+0.365) that was definitely significant. ANB angular parameters with other horizontal dimension parameters showed the highest correlation with Downs analysis (r=-0.870) and linear parameter APP-BPP (r=+0.730) which were statistically significant too. Conclusions: In this study the highest correlation coefficient was shown between TH/AB and TH-wits, ANB and Downs, Downs and wits, ANB and APP-BPP respectively.
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Type of Study: clinical trial | Subject: Dental
Received: 2012/12/26

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