Production of three-dimensional tissue-engineered cartilage through mutual fusion of chondrocyte pellets

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Production of three-dimensional tissue-engineered cartilage through mutual fusion of chondrocyte pellets

Abstract In this study, the mutual fusion of chondrocyte pellets was promoted in order to produce large-sized tissue-engineered cartilage with a three-dimensional (3D) shape. Five pellets of human auricular chondrocytes…

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Bacterial profile and bone healing in rats receiving cancer therapeutic doses of bisphosphonates and corticosteroids: a pilot study

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Bacterial profile and bone healing in rats receiving cancer therapeutic doses of bisphosphonates and corticosteroids: a pilot study

Abstract The microbial aetiology of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ) remains undefined. This study investigated the oral microbiota and socket healing after zoledronic acid (ZA) and dexamethasone (DX) administration….

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Graftless sinus augmentation with simultaneous dental implant placement: clinical results and biological perspectives

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Graftless sinus augmentation with simultaneous dental implant placement: clinical results and biological perspectives

Abstract After a sinus lifting procedure, the compartment around the implants under the sinus mucosal lining in the sinus floor is filled with a blood clot from surrounding bleeding. The…

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Results of the treatment of keratocystic odontogenic tumours using enucleation and treatment of the residual bony defect with Carnoy’s solution

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Results of the treatment of keratocystic odontogenic tumours using enucleation and treatment of the residual bony defect with Carnoy’s solution

Abstract This retrospective study aimed to investigate the recurrence rate of keratocystic odontogenic tumours (KCOTs) treated by enucleation and the application of Carnoy’s solution, and to assess the surgical morbidities…

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Marginal and apical bone stability after staged sinus floor augmentation using bone condensing implants with variable-thread design: a two-dimensional analysis

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Marginal and apical bone stability after staged sinus floor augmentation using bone condensing implants with variable-thread design: a two-dimensional analysis

Abstract Studies on the vertical stability of augmented bone after sinus lifting differ substantially. In addition, long healing periods are usually advocated prior to implant installation. The purpose of this…

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Transzygomatic approach for the resection of large condylar osteochondromas using computer-assisted preoperative planning

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Transzygomatic approach for the resection of large condylar osteochondromas using computer-assisted preoperative planning

Abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of patients with large osteochondromas (OCs) treated via transzygomatic approach for exposure and local resection. All patients with large…

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Can customized implants correct enophthalmos and delayed diplopia in post-traumatic orbital deformities? A volumetric analysis

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Can customized implants correct enophthalmos and delayed diplopia in post-traumatic orbital deformities? A volumetric analysis

Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine whether orbital reconstruction with customized implants can correct post-traumatic orbital deformities such as late enophthalmos and delayed diplopia. The hypothesis proposed…

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Efficacy of three-dimensional visualization in mobile apps for patient education regarding orthognathic surgery

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Efficacy of three-dimensional visualization in mobile apps for patient education regarding orthognathic surgery

Abstract ‘Sur-face’ is an interactive mobile app illustrating different orthognathic surgeries and their potential complications. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of Sur-face by comparing two methods of delivering…

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A multi-centre retrospective study of mandibular fractures: do occlusal support and the mandibular third molar affect mandibular angle and condylar fractures?

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A multi-centre retrospective study of mandibular fractures: do occlusal support and the mandibular third molar affect mandibular angle and condylar fractures?

Abstract This retrospective study was performed to investigate the influence of occlusal support and the presence, state, and position of mandibular third molars on the incidence of mandibular angle and…

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Long-term changes in mandibular and facial widths after mandibular setback surgery using intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Long-term changes in mandibular and facial widths after mandibular setback surgery using intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy

Abstract This study was performed to evaluate the long-term changes in mandibular width, lower facial width, and ramus angulation after intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy (IVRO) and to identify the factors…

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