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Table 2 Imaging protocols and software used in the incuded studies

From: Accuracy of virtual planning in orthognathic surgery: a systematic review

Author and year Imaging method Postoperative period of scanning the dentofacial complex Imaging of dental arches Software used for virtual planning
De Rio et al. 2017
Italy [35]
CBCT 3rd–5th postoperative days NA (Maxilim®, Medicim, Nobel Biocare Group, Mechelen, Belgium).
(Dolphin®, Dolphin Imaging and Management Solutions, Chatsworth, CA, USA) for Cephalometric analysis
Ritto et al. 2017
Brazil [36]
CT ≥10 days after surgery Scan of the plaster models using a 3D laser scanner Dolphin Imaging software (Dolphin Imaging and Management Solutions, Chatsworth, CA, USA)
Ho et al. 2017
Taiwan [1]
CBCT 1 month after surgery NA SimPlant (Materialize, Leuven,Belgium)
Dolphin software (Dolphin Imaging and Management solutions, Chatsworth, California)
Chin et al. 2017
Germany [37]
(CT) 1 month postoperatively Scan of the plaster models under final occlusal position Dolphin Imaging 11.8 Premium
Assesmant tool / software: Geometric Studio® (Geomagic, Morrisville, NC, USA)
Stokbro et al. 2016
USA [38]
CBCT 1 week after surgery NA Dolphin 3D (Dolphin Imaging and Management, Chatsworth, CA, USA)
Baan et al. 2016
Netherlands [39]
CBCT one to three weeks after surgery CBCT triple scan procedure Maxilim (Medicim NV, Mechelen, Belgium)
Assessment tool/software: OrthoGnatic Analyzer
Zhang et al. 2016
China [40]
(CT) 1 month postoperatively surface scanning of the dental arch Dolphin Imaging 11.7 Premium.
Mimics software (version 10.01; Materialise, Leuven, Belgium
De Rio et al. 2014
Italy [41]
CBCT 6 months CBCT triple scan procedure Maxilim (Medicim Nobel Biocare Group, Belgium)
virtual planning and manufacturing of virtual splint
Hsu et al. 2013
USA [6]
CT 6 weeks postoperatively Scan of plaster models with reference points Simplant OMS (Materialise Dental, Maryland, USA)
Assesmant tool / software: 3DS max (Autodesk, CA, USA)
Sun et al. 2013
Belgium [7]
CBCT 6 weeks Scan of bite registration with reference points for image fusion with CT Amira (Visage Imaging, Germany)
virtual planning and manufacturing of virtual splint VisCAM (Marcam Engineering GmbH, Germany)
Zinser et al. 2013
Germany [42]
CT
CBCT
6 weeks Scan of plaster models SimPlant Pro OMS 10.1 (Materialise Dental, Belgium)
Centenero and Hernández-Alfaro. 2012, Spain [43] CT
CBCT
3 months Scan of plaster models SimPlant Pro OMS 10.1 (Materialise Dental, Belgium.
  1. CT computed tomography, CBCT cone beam computed tomography, 3D three dimensional, NA data not provided by the authors, CBCT cone beam computed tomography
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