Multiple squamous cell carcinomas of the oral cavity in a young patient with graft-versus-host disease following allogenic bone marrow transplantation

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Multiple squamous cell carcinomas of the oral cavity in a young patient with graft-versus-host disease following allogenic bone marrow transplantation

Abstract The development of secondary malignancies is a potential long-term complication after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). In particular, a higher incidence of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) has been…

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Applicability of equine hydroxyapatite collagen (eHAC) bone blocks for lateral augmentation of the alveolar crest. A histological and histomorphometric analysis in rats

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Applicability of equine hydroxyapatite collagen (eHAC) bone blocks for lateral augmentation of the alveolar crest. A histological and histomorphometric analysis in rats

Abstract This study assessed the mechanical characteristics, biocompatibility and osteoconductive properties of an equine hydroxyapatite collagen (eHAC) bone block when applied as a bone substitute for lateral augmentation of rat…

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The use of TMJ Concepts prostheses to reconstruct patients with major temporomandibular joint and mandibular defects

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The use of TMJ Concepts prostheses to reconstruct patients with major temporomandibular joint and mandibular defects

Abstract Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) reconstruction may be required in complex cases in which there are additional mandibular or zygomatic arch defects. The reconstructive options include autogenous tissue, alloplastic material, or…

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Clinical-radiographic and histological evaluation of two hydroxyapatites in human extraction sockets: a pilot study

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Clinical-radiographic and histological evaluation of two hydroxyapatites in human extraction sockets: a pilot study

Abstract After tooth extraction the healing process involves bone resorption and soft tissue contraction, events that can compromise the ideal implant placement with functional and aesthetic limitations. Following tooth extraction,…

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Clinicopathological features and proliferation markers in tongue squamous cell carcinomas

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Clinicopathological features and proliferation markers in tongue squamous cell carcinomas

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinicopathological features and immunohistochemical expression of proliferation markers in oral tongue squamous cell carcinomas (OTSCC). Sixty-three patients without previous treatment…

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Respiratory distress in Pierre Robin sequence: an experience with mandible traction by wires

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Respiratory distress in Pierre Robin sequence: an experience with mandible traction by wires

Abstract Congenital retrognathia and glossoptosis characterize isolated Pierre Robin sequence (iPRS); the small mandible and its retracted position cause retrodisplacement of the tongue and reduction of the oropharyngeal airway. These…

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Orthognathic surgery for the Asian patient and the influence of the surgeon’s background on treatment

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Orthognathic surgery for the Asian patient and the influence of the surgeon’s background on treatment

Abstract The aim of this study was to determine whether there are differences in esthetic preferences and orthognathic treatment for Asian patients between US- and Asian-trained surgeons. Twenty-five Caucasian-American, 23…

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A new way to anchor the external device in mandibular distraction: three case reports with a Pierre Robin sequence

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A new way to anchor the external device in mandibular distraction: three case reports with a Pierre Robin sequence

Abstract Pierre Robin sequence is a pathology derived from alteration in the first and second branchial arch. Patients have breathing problems due to micrognathia and glossoptosis, causing severe upper airway…

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