New protocol to prevent TMJ reankylosis and potentially life threatening complications in triad patients

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on New protocol to prevent TMJ reankylosis and potentially life threatening complications in triad patients

Abstract The management of patients with the triad of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis, micrognathia and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is challenging for the oral and maxillofacial surgeon because it involves…

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Comparison of stress distribution in the temporomandibular joint during jaw closing before and after symphyseal distraction: a finite element study

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Comparison of stress distribution in the temporomandibular joint during jaw closing before and after symphyseal distraction: a finite element study

Abstract The aim of this study was to predict stress modification in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) after symphyseal distraction (SD). The study was performed using three-dimensional finite element analysis using…

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VEGF expression from human dysplastic or malignant oral epithelium may be related to mast cell density and the subsequent angiogenetic phenomena

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on VEGF expression from human dysplastic or malignant oral epithelium may be related to mast cell density and the subsequent angiogenetic phenomena

Abstract Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is an angiogenic cytokine and mast cells play a role in neoangiogenesis in various malignancies. The aim of the present study was to elucidate…

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