Post-surgical neuromas in patients with total alloplastic temporomandibular joint reconstruction: a retrospective case series

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Post-surgical neuromas in patients with total alloplastic temporomandibular joint reconstruction: a retrospective case series

Abstract This study evaluated pain scores and maximal incisal opening (MIO) in patients with total alloplastic temporomandibular joints found to have post-surgical neuromas following revision arthroplasty, compared with patients who…

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A novel mutation in the C-terminal region of RUNX2/CBFA1 distal to the DNA-binding runt domain in a Japanese patient with cleidocranial dysplasia

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A novel mutation in the C-terminal region of RUNX2/CBFA1 distal to the DNA-binding runt domain in a Japanese patient with cleidocranial dysplasia

Abstract Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) is an autosomal dominant inherited skeletal disease with high penetrance and variable expressivity. Although many mutations in RUNX2/CBFA1 , an osteoblast-specific transcription factor, have been identified…

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Histomorphometric analysis of the phenotypical differentiation of recruited macrophages following subcutaneous implantation of an allogenous acellular dermal matrix

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Histomorphometric analysis of the phenotypical differentiation of recruited macrophages following subcutaneous implantation of an allogenous acellular dermal matrix

Abstract This study aimed to clarify the phenotypical differentiation of recruited macrophages following subdermal implantation of an allogenous, acellular dermal matrix (aADM). In 20 male Wistar rats, one leg was…

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FAP-1 and NF-κB expressions in oral squamous cell carcinoma as potential markers for chemo-radio sensitivity and prognosis

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on FAP-1 and NF-κB expressions in oral squamous cell carcinoma as potential markers for chemo-radio sensitivity and prognosis

Abstract This study was designed to investigate the feasibility of using Fas-associated phosphatase-1 (FAP-1), nuclear factor kappa B (NF-κB) and p53 as markers for chemo-radio sensitivity in oral squamous cell…

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Comparative evaluation of 2.0-mm locking plate system vs2.0-mm nonlocking plate system for mandibular fracture: a prospective randomized study

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Comparative evaluation of 2.0-mm locking plate system vs2.0-mm nonlocking plate system for mandibular fracture: a prospective randomized study

Abstract This study evaluated the efficacy of a 2.0-mm locking plate/screw system compared with a 2.0-mm non-locking plate/screw system in mandibular fractures. A prospective randomized clinical trial was conducted. Patients…

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A long-term comparative study of two rigid internal fixation techniques in terms of masticatory function and neurosensory disturbance after mandibular correction by bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A long-term comparative study of two rigid internal fixation techniques in terms of masticatory function and neurosensory disturbance after mandibular correction by bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy

Abstract Bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy (BSSO) is widely used to treat mandibular prognathism. Several methods have been described for fixation of the bony segments. This study compared two methods…

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Is peripheral alcohol injection of value in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia? An analysis of 100 cases

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Is peripheral alcohol injection of value in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia? An analysis of 100 cases

Abstract This retrospective study assessed the effectiveness and complications of peripheral alcohol injections in the management of trigeminal neuralgia (TN). 100 patients were analyzed who received 250 peripheral alcohol injections…

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