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Study of the superior alveolar canal and of the infraorbital canal using cone beam computed tomography - KU Leuven, Belgium

Grant number: 12/15342-1
Support type:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Master's degree
Effective date (Start): November 30, 2012
Effective date (End): February 27, 2013
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Dentistry - Dental Radiology
Principal researcher:Izabel Regina Fischer Rubira Bullen
Grantee:Laura Ferreira Pinheiro Nicolielo
Supervisor abroad: Jacobs Reinhilde
Home Institution: Faculdade de Odontologia de Bauru (FOB). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Bauru , SP, Brazil
Research place: University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium  
Associated to the scholarship:11/14023-7 - Study of superior alveolar canals and infraorbital canal through Cone Beam Computed Tomography., BP.MS


The main aim of this project is the evaluation of the visibility of Superior Alveolar Canals (SAC), anterior, middle and posterior, and Infraorbital Canal (IC), through the i-Dixel Viewer software, available on the Oral Imaging Center, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. The study group consists of 20 tests maxilla of adult patients conducted by CBCT (i-CAT machine), taken at the Department of Stomatology, School of Dentistry of Bauru. After training the researcher with the 3D Accuitomo unit 170, the analysis will be performed by the reconstruction coronal, sagittal and parasagittal, analyzing the SAC and the IC, bilaterally from the posterior wall of the maxillary sinus to the midline of the maxilla. (AU)

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