Protocol for obtaining registration in patients with hemifacial microsomia

The transfer of craneofaciles characteristics of patients with facial microsomia technical had constant limitation of the atrophic or absent auditory canals and ears, a frequent and expected in these patients. Therefore the assembly arbitrary seems to be how to position the jaws in the articulator, which obviously is not representative of the condition to be treated as well as the surgery is completely perfectibility model invalid, making the clinician in making disability and made decisions consistent based therapies.

Objectives: The objective of this presentation is to present a method of making patient registration at the anatomical limitations of their ear canals and ear.

Materials and methods: Well as the incorporation of the concept of natural head position and use of gauges that show inclination in all axes of space, we can obtain the relationships of the structures maxillary and shipped as faithful to the montage on the articulator, and photographs process, which serve as control in each step. Giving us a true representation of the patients.

Results: The incorporation of this protocol for the treatment of facial microsomia surgery models give it reproduced in a very high in the patient treatment.

Conclusion: There are technical limitations although anatomical, incorporations of this method as to make therapeutic decisions.

Conflict of interest: None declared.

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Feb 5, 2018 | Posted by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery | Comments Off on Protocol for obtaining registration in patients with hemifacial microsomia
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