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Center for Dental Medicine

Prof. Dr. med. dent. Raphael Patcas, PhD

Wissenschaftlicher Abteilungsleiter

PD Dr. med. dent. Raphael Patcas, PhD
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Qualifications: Prof. Dr. med. dent., PhD

Clinic of Orthodontics
and Pediatric Dentistry

Clinical Specialisations

Board certified orthodontist

Research Interests

  • Cone-beam computed tomography – determining imaging accuracy
  • Cone-beam computed tomography – Radiation assessment
  • Evaluation of the Zurich craniofacial growth study
  • Relapse and Retention after orthodontic treatment

Selected publications

Maximal 6 Publikationen.

Gütermann C, Peltomäki T, Markic G, Signorelli L, Hänggi M, Schätzle M, Patcas R. The inclination of mandibular incisors revisited. Angle orthodontist 28. August 2013 [Epub ahead of print]

Patcas R, Tausch D, Pandis N, Manestar M, Ullrich O, Karlo CA, Peltomäki T, Kellenberger CJ. Illusions of fusions - Evaluating the assessment of cervical vertebral fusions by lateral cephalogram, multi-detector CT and cone-beam CT. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2013; 143(2):213-20.

Patcas R, Signorelli L, Peltomäki T, Schätzle M. Is the use of the cervical vertebrae maturation method justified to determine skeletal age?  A comparison of radiation dose of two strategies for skeletal age estimation. Eur J Orthod. 2013 Oct 35:604-9

Patcas R, Markic G, Müller L, Ullrich O, Peltomäki T, Kellenberger CJ, Karlo CA. Accuracy of linear intraoral measurements using cone beam CT and multidetector CT: A tale of two CTs. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2012; 41(8):637-644.

Karlo CA, Patcas R, Kau T, Watzal H, Signorelli L, Müller L, Ullrich O, Luder HU, Kellenberger CJ. MRI of the temporo-mandibular joint: which sequence is best suited to assess the cortical bone of the mandibular condyle? A cadaveric study using micro-CT as the standard of reference. Eur Radiol. 2012; 22(7):1579-1585.

Patcas R, Müller L, Ullrich O, Peltomäki T. Accuracy of cone-beam computed tomography at different resolutions assessed on the bony covering of the mandibular anterior teeth. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2012 Jan;141(1):41-50.

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