Impact of bone quality, implant type, and implantation site preparation on insertion torques of mini-implants used for orthodontic anchorage

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Impact of bone quality, implant type, and implantation site preparation on insertion torques of mini-implants used for orthodontic anchorage

Abstract Mini-implants are widely used as skeletal anchorage in orthodontics. To reduce implant loss rate, sufficient primary stability is required. This study quantitatively analysed the impact of bone quality and…

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Temporalis muscle flap for immediate reconstruction of maxillary defects: Review of 39 cases

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Temporalis muscle flap for immediate reconstruction of maxillary defects: Review of 39 cases

Abstract This study evaluated the advantages and complications associated with immediate reconstruction of maxillary defects after maxillectomy and the relationship between defect tissues classification and postoperative results after using the…

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Effects of lidocaine and adrenaline combination on postoperative edema and ecchymosis in rhinoplasty

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effects of lidocaine and adrenaline combination on postoperative edema and ecchymosis in rhinoplasty

Abstract Nasal osteotomies are the most important cause of periorbital edema and ecchymosis. Injection of lidocaine and adrenaline is recommended to reduce bleeding. Whilst the lidocaine and adrenaline combination (LAC)…

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Bilateral submandibular gland oncocytoma in a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia 2B syndrome and neurofibromatosis type 1: an unusual case

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Bilateral submandibular gland oncocytoma in a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia 2B syndrome and neurofibromatosis type 1: an unusual case

Abstract Oncocytomas are unusual neoplasms of the head and neck that occur mainly in the parotid gland. The authors report a case of bilateral submandibular gland oncocytoma in a patient…

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A preliminary study of the effect of low intensity pulsed ultrasound on new bone formation during mandibular distraction osteogenesis in rabbits

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A preliminary study of the effect of low intensity pulsed ultrasound on new bone formation during mandibular distraction osteogenesis in rabbits

Abstract This study assesses the effect of low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) on new bone formation during mandibular distraction osteogenesis (DO) in rabbits. 24 rabbits underwent DO on the right…

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Craniofacial and dental dysmorphology in patients with median facial dysplasia: long-term follow-up

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Craniofacial and dental dysmorphology in patients with median facial dysplasia: long-term follow-up

Abstract Median facial dysplasia affects a subset of patients with cleft lip and palate exhibiting certain characteristics of median facial structure deficiencies without definable gross abnormalities of the brain. The…

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3D evaluation of postoperative swelling using two different cooling methods following orthognathic surgery: a randomised observer blind prospective pilot study

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on 3D evaluation of postoperative swelling using two different cooling methods following orthognathic surgery: a randomised observer blind prospective pilot study

Abstract Orthognathic surgery is associated with side effects including severe postoperative swelling, pain, neurological dysfunction and trismus. The beneficial effects of localised cold treatment on postoperative swelling have been described….

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