Effect of replacement of mandibular defects with a modular endoprosthesis on bone mineral density in a monkey model

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effect of replacement of mandibular defects with a modular endoprosthesis on bone mineral density in a monkey model

Abstract The effect of mandibular modular endoprostheses on bone mineral density (BMD) in the stem regions was studied. Modular endoprostheses were inserted into standardized mandibular condyle or body defects in…

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Complication of adenoid cystic carcinoma and sialolithiasis in the submandibular gland: report of a case and its etiological background

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Complication of adenoid cystic carcinoma and sialolithiasis in the submandibular gland: report of a case and its etiological background

Abstract The authors report a case of adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) complicated with sialolithiasis of the submandibular gland. The patient was a 43-year-old female with a history of papillotubular carcinoma…

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Cartilage changes link retrognathic mandibular growth to TMJ disc displacement in a rabbit model

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Cartilage changes link retrognathic mandibular growth to TMJ disc displacement in a rabbit model

Abstract Recent experimental research demonstrated that non-reducing temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disc displacement in growing rabbits impaired mandibular growth. TMJ disc displacement is also shown to induce histological changes of the…

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Displacement of a maxillary third molar into the buccal space: anatomical implications apropos of a case

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Displacement of a maxillary third molar into the buccal space: anatomical implications apropos of a case

Abstract A few cases of accidental displacement of molars into adjacent anatomical spaces, such as the infratemporal fossa, the pterygomandibular space, the maxillary sinus, or the lateral pharyngeal space, during…

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In vivoproduction of mineralised tissue pieces for clinical use: a qualitative pilot study using human dental pulp cell

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on In vivoproduction of mineralised tissue pieces for clinical use: a qualitative pilot study using human dental pulp cell

Abstract Numerous previous studies have investigated the production of mineralised tissues by transplanting human dental pulp cells with calcium based scaffolds. The potential of alternative setups remains largely uninvestigated, therefore…

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Angiopoietin-2 inhibits the growth of tongue carcinoma without affecting expression of vascular endothelial growth factor

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Angiopoietin-2 inhibits the growth of tongue carcinoma without affecting expression of vascular endothelial growth factor

Abstract Angiopoietin-2 (Ang-2) has been identified as an important factor in tumour angiogenesis through its action in blocking the stabilizing actions of Ang-2 and leading to new tumour vessel growth…

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Genetic polymorphisms and other risk factors associated with bisphosphonate induced osteonecrosis of the jaw

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Genetic polymorphisms and other risk factors associated with bisphosphonate induced osteonecrosis of the jaw

Abstract Bisphosphonate induced osteonecrosis of the jaw (BONJ) is a complication in patients taking bisphosphonate (BP) that affects their quality of life and compliance. In this cohort study, patients with…

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Clinical evaluation of Lugol’s iodine staining in the treatment of stage I–II squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Clinical evaluation of Lugol’s iodine staining in the treatment of stage I–II squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue

Abstract Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is often surrounded by epithelial dysplasia; leaving it unresected can result in local recurrence. Staining with Lugol’s iodine solution detects epithelial dysplasia in oral…

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Changes in oropharyngeal airway and respiratory function during sleep after orthognathic surgery in patients with mandibular prognathism

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Changes in oropharyngeal airway and respiratory function during sleep after orthognathic surgery in patients with mandibular prognathism

Abstract The aim of this study was to examine the effects of mandibular setback surgery on pharyngeal airway space and respiratory function during sleep. The subjects were 22 patients in…

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Percutaneous sclerotherapy of massive macrocystic lymphatic malformations of the face and neck using fibrin glue with OK-432 and bleomycin

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Percutaneous sclerotherapy of massive macrocystic lymphatic malformations of the face and neck using fibrin glue with OK-432 and bleomycin

Abstract Picibanil (OK-432) and bleomycin have been used as alternative sclerosing agents for lymphatic malformations. This study evaluated the clinical curative effect of sclerotherapy using fibrin glue combined with OK-432…

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A critical review of interpositional grafts following temporomandibular joint discectomy with an overview of the dermis-fat graft

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A critical review of interpositional grafts following temporomandibular joint discectomy with an overview of the dermis-fat graft

Abstract The aim of this critical review is to determine what constitutes an ideal disc replacement material and whether any of the existing materials reported in the literature satisfy the…

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