Biomechanical effects of surgical cut direction in unilateral mandibular lengthening by distraction osteogenesis using a finite element model

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Biomechanical effects of surgical cut direction in unilateral mandibular lengthening by distraction osteogenesis using a finite element model

Abstract Although the precise prediction of the results before distraction is important, performing three-dimensional (3D) simulations for all distraction osteogenesis patients is not practical. Formulating general guidelines based on the…

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Morphological features of the maxillary incisors roots and relationship with neighbouring anatomical structures: possible implications in endodontic surgery

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Morphological features of the maxillary incisors roots and relationship with neighbouring anatomical structures: possible implications in endodontic surgery

Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between the root apex of the upper incisors and neighbouring anatomical structures as well as the morphology of the…

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A comparison of biocompatibility and osseointegration of ceramic and titanium implants: an in vivoand in vitrostudy

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A comparison of biocompatibility and osseointegration of ceramic and titanium implants: an in vivoand in vitrostudy

Abstract This study compared the biocompatibility in vitro and the osseointegration in vivo of zirconium and titanium implants regarding implant surfaces and the bone–implant contacts. The different implant surfaces and…

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An effect comparison between Furlow double opposing Z-plasty and two-flap palatoplasty on velopharyngeal closure

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on An effect comparison between Furlow double opposing Z-plasty and two-flap palatoplasty on velopharyngeal closure

Abstract The aim of this study was to compare velopharyngeal closure between patients who underwent Furlow palatoplasty and two-flap palatoplasty. A retrospective review of 88 patients with incomplete palate cleft…

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The effect of steroid injection of the tongue base on reducing postoperative airway obstruction in cleft palate repair

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The effect of steroid injection of the tongue base on reducing postoperative airway obstruction in cleft palate repair

Abstract Upper airway obstruction (UAO) is a well known complication of cleft palate repair. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of local tongue base steroid injection…

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Double-step transport distraction osteogenesis in the reconstruction of unilateral large mandibular defects after tumour resection using internal distraction devices

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Double-step transport distraction osteogenesis in the reconstruction of unilateral large mandibular defects after tumour resection using internal distraction devices

Abstract One-step transport disc distraction osteogenesis (TDDO) is an effective method for the restoration of mandibular defects. This study aimed to investigate the feasibility of double-step TDDO in the reconstruction…

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Routine removal of the carotid sheath as part of neck dissection is unnecessary if grossly uninvolved as seen intra-operatively

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Routine removal of the carotid sheath as part of neck dissection is unnecessary if grossly uninvolved as seen intra-operatively

Abstract The aim of this research was to determine the pathologic invasion of the carotid sheath (CS) when found grossly uninvolved during surgery, in patients undergoing neck dissection for head…

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Reconstruction of the nose with a new double flap technique: microvascular osteocutaneous femur and microvascular chondrocutaneous ear flap—first clinical results

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Reconstruction of the nose with a new double flap technique: microvascular osteocutaneous femur and microvascular chondrocutaneous ear flap—first clinical results

Abstract This study describes a new microvascular flap combination from the medial femur and ear to reconstruct the nose after subtotal resection and presents the first clinical results. In four…

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Soft tissue stability in segmental distraction of the anterior mandibular alveolar process. A 2-year follow-up

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Soft tissue stability in segmental distraction of the anterior mandibular alveolar process. A 2-year follow-up

Abstract This study evaluated soft tissue changes in adult patients treated with distraction osteogenesis (DOG) of the anterior mandibular alveolar process and related it to different parameters. 33 patients (27…

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The influence of a Le Fort I impaction and advancement osteotomy on smile using a modified alar cinch suture and V-Y closure: a prospective study

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The influence of a Le Fort I impaction and advancement osteotomy on smile using a modified alar cinch suture and V-Y closure: a prospective study

Abstract A previous report from the authors’ department showed that a modified alar cinch suture combined with a muco-musculo-periosteal V-Y closure (mACVY) improves nasolabial mobility. To test if the improvements…

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Skeletal and dental stability of segmental distraction of the anterior mandibular alveolar process. A 2-year follow-up

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Skeletal and dental stability of segmental distraction of the anterior mandibular alveolar process. A 2-year follow-up

Abstract 33 patients (27 females; 6 males) were retrospectively analysed for skeletal and dental relapse before distraction osteogenesis (DOG) of the mandibular anterior alveolar process at T1 (17.0 days), after…

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