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Christos Angelopulos

Christos Angelopulos

University of Athens

Biography

Dr Angelopoulos is a graduate of the Aristotle University, School of Dentistry, Thessaloniki, Greece. His post-doctoral training includes a 2yr internship in Oral Surgery (Aristotle University) and a 1yr GPR program (Truman Medical Center, Kansas City). In addition, he has completed a 3yr Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology residency program at University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Dentistry and he was awarded the MS degree in Oral Biology. His PhD thesis was on Cone-beam computed tomography and was completed in 2010.

Dr Angelopoulos is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and a fellow of the International College of Oral Implantologists. He has held University appointments at University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Dentistry (assistant professor 08/02-02/07) and at Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine (associate professor and director of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology 03/07-12/10).  Currently, he is a Professor and the Director of Oral Diagnosis & Radiology at the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Dentistry in Greece.  

Dr Angelopoulos is the past president of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR) and has served as the Executive Director of this organization for 4 years. He has served in several leadership positions and committees at the AAOMR as well as IADMFR (International Association of Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology).  Last, he has served as an Associate Editor of OOOO (the official journal of the AAOMR). He has published over 60 scientific papers and has spoken in several conventions and CE courses, nationally as well as internationally, on a variety of radiology topics.

He has co-authored one of the bestselling books in regard to Cone-beam Computed Tomography: Maxillofacial Cone Beam Computed Tomography-Principles, Techniques and Clinical Applications

Title

CBCT Volume Processing: Analysis, Diagnostic quality, Challenges

Abstract

Exploding clinical applications of CBCT data by various dental specialties are driving a demand for innovative image post processing, with advanced 3D computer graphic techniques, computer hardware and software advances and other innovations.  To provide for such a demand becomes more challenging as the data volume is increased and as the number of data providers (different CBCT machines) becomes wider. This presentation will provide a thorough approach to CBCT data analysis based on diagnostic needs, will address factors affecting diagnostic quality and discuss the various challenges of dealing with volume processing.