Frontofacial advancement by internal distraction devices. A technical modification for the management of craniofacial dysostosis in early childhood

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Frontofacial advancement by internal distraction devices. A technical modification for the management of craniofacial dysostosis in early childhood

Abstract Normal craniofacial growth is characterized by a different growth pattern of neuro- and viscerocranium. In craniofacial dysostosis (CFD) syndromes there is complex disturbance of this physiological growth pattern. Modern…

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Facial dimensions of Malay children with repaired unilateral cleft lip and palate: a three dimensional analysis

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Facial dimensions of Malay children with repaired unilateral cleft lip and palate: a three dimensional analysis

Abstract This comparative cross-sectional study assessed the facial surface dimensions of a group of Malay children with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) and compared them with a control group….

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Analysis of an implantable venous anastomotic flow coupler: experience in head and neck free flap reconstruction

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Analysis of an implantable venous anastomotic flow coupler: experience in head and neck free flap reconstruction

Abstract Monitoring microvascular free flaps can present a difficult challenge. This is especially true in cases of buried or intra-oral free flaps. The authors conducted a retrospective review of 19…

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Vascularized free tissue transfer for reconstruction of ablative defects in oral and oropharyngeal cancer patients undergoing salvage surgery following concomitant chemoradiation

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Vascularized free tissue transfer for reconstruction of ablative defects in oral and oropharyngeal cancer patients undergoing salvage surgery following concomitant chemoradiation

Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine whether chemotherapy delivered concurrently with external beam radiation therapy for loco-regionally advanced head and neck cancer affects the rate or severity…

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A systematic review of the recurrence rate for keratocystic odontogenic tumour in relation to treatment modalities

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A systematic review of the recurrence rate for keratocystic odontogenic tumour in relation to treatment modalities

Abstract This systematic review was undertaken to determine the overall and detailed recurrence rate of keratocystic odontogenic tumour in relation to specific treatment methods. Online electronic databases were searched to…

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Soft tissue morphology of the naso-maxillary complex following surgical correction of maxillary hypoplasia

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Soft tissue morphology of the naso-maxillary complex following surgical correction of maxillary hypoplasia

Abstract Orthognathic surgery is undergone to improve facial and dental aesthetics and to improve function. Three dimensional (3D) soft tissue analysis based on stereophotogrammetry provides a realistic measurement of facial…

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Evaluation of the efficacy of tranexamic acid on blood loss in orthognathic surgery. A prospective, randomized clinical study

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of the efficacy of tranexamic acid on blood loss in orthognathic surgery. A prospective, randomized clinical study

Abstract The purpose of this prospective, randomized, double blind study was to assess the effect of tranexamic acid on blood loss, quality of surgical field and duration of surgery in…

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The prevalence of TMJ osteoarthritis in asymptomatic patients with dentofacial deformities: a cone-beam CT study

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The prevalence of TMJ osteoarthritis in asymptomatic patients with dentofacial deformities: a cone-beam CT study

Abstract Osteoarthritis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) can be described as non-inflammatory arthritic condition that results in degenerative changes of the joint structures. The aim of this study was to…

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Arthroscopic electrothermal capsulorrhaphy for the treatment of recurrent temporomandibular joint dislocation

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Arthroscopic electrothermal capsulorrhaphy for the treatment of recurrent temporomandibular joint dislocation

Abstract Acute temporomandibular joint dislocation is a common occurrence that is generally treated by conservative therapy. In some patients, this can become a chronic recurrent condition. This recurrent temporomandibular joint…

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