Skip to main content

Table 1 Measured parameters

From: Distribution of bone thickness in the human mandibular ramus – a CBCT-based study

ParameterDescription
Bone thicknessBone thickness measured at grid intersections
Mean bone thicknessMean bone thickness referring to all measured points of one ramus
Ramus heightDistance from the horizontal baseline to the sigmoid notch
Ramus widthDistance from the vertical baseline to the anterior notch
Gonion angleAngle between the vertical and horizontal baseline
Dorsal lingula positionDistance from the tip of the lingula to the dorsal tangent of the ramus
Caudal lingula positionDistance from the tip of the lingula to the caudal tangent of the ramus