Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Complications of sevoflurane–fentanyl versus midazolam–fentanyl anesthesia in pediatric cleft lip and palate surgery: a randomized comparison study

Feb 8, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Complications of sevoflurane–fentanyl versus midazolam–fentanyl anesthesia in pediatric cleft lip and palate surgery: a randomized comparison study

Abstract Careful choice of anesthetic agents in pediatric patients reduces the frequency of anesthesia-related complications. The frequency and type of intraoperative and postoperative complications of sevoflurane–fentanyl versus midazolam–fentanyl anesthesia were…

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Novel use of an aerospace selective laser sintering machine for rapid prototyping of an orbital blowout fracture

Feb 8, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Novel use of an aerospace selective laser sintering machine for rapid prototyping of an orbital blowout fracture

Abstract The authors describe the novel use of a selective laser sintering (SLS) machine, commonly used in the aerospace industry, to produce an accurate model of an orbital blowout fracture….

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Erratum to “B-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma in the maxilla of a child: A rare case report” by A.S.R. Cavalcante, A.L. Anbinder, E.M. Pontes, Y.R. Carvalho [Int. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg. 38(12) (2009) 1326–1330]

Feb 8, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Erratum to “B-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma in the maxilla of a child: A rare case report” by A.S.R. Cavalcante, A.L. Anbinder, E.M. Pontes, Y.R. Carvalho [Int. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg. 38(12) (2009) 1326–1330]

The Authors would like to draw your attention to the fact that on p. 1329 of their article the section relating to Author queries was published in error and does…

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Surgical challenges in the treatment of advanced cases of ameloblastoma in the developing world: The authors’ experience

Feb 8, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Surgical challenges in the treatment of advanced cases of ameloblastoma in the developing world: The authors’ experience

Abstract Total mandibulectomy was carried out in 32 patients with extensive oro-facial lesions histologically diagnosed as ameloblastoma in four specialist centres in south-eastern Nigeria from January 2001 to December 2006….

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Octacalcium phosphate (OCP) collagen composites enhance bone healing in a dog tooth extraction socket model

Feb 8, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Octacalcium phosphate (OCP) collagen composites enhance bone healing in a dog tooth extraction socket model

Abstract The authors have reported that a scaffold constructed of synthetic octacalcium phosphate (OCP) and porcine atelocollagen sponge (OCP/Col) enhanced bone regeneration more than sintered β-tricalcium phosphate collagen composite or…

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Torque-fitting and resonance frequency analyses of implants in conventional sockets versus controlled bone defects in vitro

Feb 8, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Torque-fitting and resonance frequency analyses of implants in conventional sockets versus controlled bone defects in vitro

Abstract The primary stability of implants should be high on insertion into fresh extraction sockets. Torque-fitting and resonance frequency analyses (RFA) are used to assess primary implant anchorage and stability….

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Craniofacial morphological outcome following treatment with three different surgical protocols for complete unilateral cleft lip and palate: a premilinary study

Feb 8, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Craniofacial morphological outcome following treatment with three different surgical protocols for complete unilateral cleft lip and palate: a premilinary study

Abstract This study compared craniofacial morphology between three groups of children with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate, treated with different surgical protocols. The study included 66 10-year-old children (42…

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Changes in nasal structures following orthopaedic and surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion

Feb 8, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Changes in nasal structures following orthopaedic and surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion

Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate and compare changes in the nasomaxillary complex substructures following orthopaedic rapid maxillary expansion (RME) and surgically assisted RME (SARME). 10 patients…

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Obstructive sleep apnea in children with syndromic craniosynostosis: long-term respiratory outcome of midface advancement

Feb 8, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Obstructive sleep apnea in children with syndromic craniosynostosis: long-term respiratory outcome of midface advancement

Abstract Almost 50% of patients with Apert, Crouzon or Pfeiffer syndrome develop obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), mainly due to midface hypoplasia. Midface advancement is often the treatment of choice, but…

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Antibiotic prophylaxis in third molar surgery: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial using split-mouth technique

Feb 8, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Antibiotic prophylaxis in third molar surgery: A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial using split-mouth technique

Abstract The use of prophylactic antibiotics to reduce postoperative complications in third molar surgery remains controversial. The study was a prospective, randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. 100 patients were…

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