Maxillary sinus floor augmentation with Bio-Oss or Bio-Oss mixed with autogenous bone as graft in animals: a systematic review

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Maxillary sinus floor augmentation with Bio-Oss or Bio-Oss mixed with autogenous bone as graft in animals: a systematic review

Abstract The objective of the present systematic review was to test the hypothesis of no differences between the use of Bio-Oss or Bio-Oss mixed with autogenous bone as graft for…

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Effect of autologous bone marrow-derived cells associated with guided bone regeneration or not in the treatment of peri-implant defects

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effect of autologous bone marrow-derived cells associated with guided bone regeneration or not in the treatment of peri-implant defects

Abstract This study investigated the effect of bone marrow-derived cells associated with guided bone regeneration in the treatment of dehiscence bone defects around dental implants. Iliac-derived bone marrow cells were…

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Arthroscopic lysis and lavage in patients with temporomandibular anterior disc displacement without reduction

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Arthroscopic lysis and lavage in patients with temporomandibular anterior disc displacement without reduction

Abstract The authors prospectively analysed 50 patients with chronic anterior disc displacement without reduction, who underwent arthroscopic lysis and lavage of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Patients with symptoms lasting less…

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Cone-beam computed tomography evaluation of short- and long-term airway change and stability after orthognathic surgery in patients with Class III skeletal deformities: bimaxillary surgery and mandibular setback surgery

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Cone-beam computed tomography evaluation of short- and long-term airway change and stability after orthognathic surgery in patients with Class III skeletal deformities: bimaxillary surgery and mandibular setback surgery

Abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate the volumetric change of the upper airway space in 36 Class III patients who had undergone bimaxillary surgery or isolated mandibular…

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Correlation between clinical diagnosis based on RDC/TMD and MRI findings of TMJ internal derangement

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Correlation between clinical diagnosis based on RDC/TMD and MRI findings of TMJ internal derangement

Abstract This study was conducted to investigate the value of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the diagnostic process based on the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorder (RDC/TMD) by evaluating…

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Autogenous grafts for condylar reconstruction in treatment of TMJ ankylosis: current concepts and considerations for the future

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Autogenous grafts for condylar reconstruction in treatment of TMJ ankylosis: current concepts and considerations for the future

Abstract Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis is characterized by difficulty or inability to open the mouth due to fusion of the temporal and the mandible, resulting in facial symmetry/deformity, malocclusion and…

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Evaluation of risk of injury to the inferior alveolar nerve with classical sagittal split osteotomy technique and proposed alternative surgical techniques using computer-assisted surgery

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of risk of injury to the inferior alveolar nerve with classical sagittal split osteotomy technique and proposed alternative surgical techniques using computer-assisted surgery

Abstract Neurosensory disturbance after sagittal split osteotomy is a common complication. This study evaluated the course of the mandibular canal at three positions using computed tomography (CT), assessed the risk…

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Anatomic study of the mandibular foramen, lingula and antilingula in dry mandibles, and its statistical relationship between the true lingula and the antilingula

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Anatomic study of the mandibular foramen, lingula and antilingula in dry mandibles, and its statistical relationship between the true lingula and the antilingula

Abstract The authors verified the anatomical location of the mandibular foramen, lingula and antilingula in dry mandibles, aiming to obtain information that could be used when performing mandibular osteotomies. Forty-four…

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Transient finite element analysis of a traumatic fracture of the zygomatic bone caused by a head collision

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Transient finite element analysis of a traumatic fracture of the zygomatic bone caused by a head collision

Abstract Midfacial fractures rank first concerning maxillofacial traumatology. Collisions of two heads or head to object are the main causes for these fractures. An investigation based on a transient simulation…

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Management of paediatric mandibular condylar fractures with screw-based semi-rigid intermaxillary fixation

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Management of paediatric mandibular condylar fractures with screw-based semi-rigid intermaxillary fixation

Abstract This study was designed to evaluate the feasibility and safety of screw-based semi-rigid intermaxillary fixation (IMF) combined with a specially designed occlusal splint in the conservative treatment of paediatric…

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Fronto-facial monobloc distraction in syndromic craniosynostosis. Three-dimensional evaluation of treatment outcome and facial growth

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Fronto-facial monobloc distraction in syndromic craniosynostosis. Three-dimensional evaluation of treatment outcome and facial growth

Abstract The objectives of this study were to investigate the treatment effect and stability of fronto-facial monobloc distraction osteogenesis. Five consecutive patients who underwent monobloc distraction were included (aged 4.8–18.4…

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A comparison of results using nasoalveolar moulding in cleft infants treated within 1 month of life versus those treated after this period: development of a new protocol

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A comparison of results using nasoalveolar moulding in cleft infants treated within 1 month of life versus those treated after this period: development of a new protocol

Abstract The objectives of this study were to: evaluate the effects of nasoalveolar moulding (NAM) in complete unilateral cleft lip and palate infants presenting for treatment at different ages; propose…

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Navigation-assisted localisation and resection of subclinical metastatic malignant melanoma of unknown primary based on 18-fluorodeoxyglcose positron emission tomography computed tomography fusion imaging

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Navigation-assisted localisation and resection of subclinical metastatic malignant melanoma of unknown primary based on 18-fluorodeoxyglcose positron emission tomography computed tomography fusion imaging

Abstract A technical application using a stereotactic navigation system with fusion images of [18F]-2-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron tomography and computed tomography (PET-CT) in the case of a metastatic melanoma of unknown…

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Evaluation of postoperative function in patients undergoing reconstruction following resection of superior and lateral oropharyngeal cancer: long-term outcomes of reconstruction with the Gehanno method

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of postoperative function in patients undergoing reconstruction following resection of superior and lateral oropharyngeal cancer: long-term outcomes of reconstruction with the Gehanno method

Abstract Resection of the superior or lateral wall of the cancer-affected oropharynx can often lead to disturbed nasal breathing, dysphagia, and dysarthria. The authors used the Gehanno method to reconstruct…

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