The harvesting and insetting of a chimeric anterolateral thigh flap to reconstruct through and through cheek defects

Jan 27, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The harvesting and insetting of a chimeric anterolateral thigh flap to reconstruct through and through cheek defects

Abstract This technical note describes the harvesting and insetting of a chimeric anterolateral thigh (ALT) flap to reconstruct a through and through cheek defect. Two perforators originating from the lateral…

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A case of destructive calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease of the temporomandibular joint: a diagnostic challenge

Jan 27, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A case of destructive calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease of the temporomandibular joint: a diagnostic challenge

Abstract The authors present the case of a 64-year-old woman with a destructive calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) crystal deposition disease of the temporomandibular joint. Progressive pain, swelling and a malocclusion…

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Tongue function in patients treated for malignancies in tongue and/or floor of mouth; a one year prospective study

Jan 27, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Tongue function in patients treated for malignancies in tongue and/or floor of mouth; a one year prospective study

Abstract Progress in (reconstructive) surgery and radiotherapy tends to improve survival and reduce oral functional deficits. Despite the growing sophistication of cancer treatment, patients still report deterioration in tongue function….

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The effects of high molecular weight hyaluronic acid (Hylan G-F 20) on experimentally induced temporomandibular joint osteoartrosis: part II

Jan 27, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The effects of high molecular weight hyaluronic acid (Hylan G-F 20) on experimentally induced temporomandibular joint osteoartrosis: part II

Abstract The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of Hylan G-F 20 on experimentally induced osteoarthritic changes in rabbit temporomandibular joint (TMJ). A 3 mg/ml concentration of…

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Depth deviation and occurrence of early surgical complications or unexpected events using a single stereolithographic surgi-guide

Jan 27, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Depth deviation and occurrence of early surgical complications or unexpected events using a single stereolithographic surgi-guide

Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy of depth implant insertion and to describe the frequency of early surgical complications or unexpected events, recorded using a…

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