Professor's system plans for orthognathic surgery
May 19, 2012, 12:06 am TWN
TAIPEI--Jing-Jing Fang, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of Virtual Reality & Multimedia Research Laboratory at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, has been devoted into a novel computer-aided navigation system for orthognathic planning in which an unprecedented design called navigational articulator (Narticulator) can provide surgeons more comprehensive information to rule out the uncertainty occurred in high-risk surgeries and increase the accuracy in planning as well as outcomes prediction in the complex ones.
Cooperated with Dr. Tung-Yiu Wong in oral and medicine institute at National Cheng Kung University Hospital (NCKUH), Fang led her team to assist surgeons to treat complex cases. Since 1999, there are over 300 cases taking their service.