Octacalcium phosphate collagen composites with titanium mesh facilitate alveolar augmentation in canine mandibular bone defects

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Octacalcium phosphate collagen composites with titanium mesh facilitate alveolar augmentation in canine mandibular bone defects

Abstract This study was designed to investigate whether bone regeneration by implantation of octacalcium phosphate and porcine atelocollagen composite (OCP/Col) would be enhanced if mechanical stress to the implanted OCP/Col…

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Static and dynamic loading of mandibular condyles and their positional changes after bilateral sagittal split advancement osteotomies

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Static and dynamic loading of mandibular condyles and their positional changes after bilateral sagittal split advancement osteotomies

Abstract This study analysed the effects of change of direction of masseter (MAS) and medial pterygoid muscles (MPM) and changes of moment arms of MAS, MPM and bite force on…

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Endocultivation: the influence of delayed vs.simultaneous application of BMP-2 onto individually formed hydroxyapatite matrices for heterotopic bone induction

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Endocultivation: the influence of delayed vs.simultaneous application of BMP-2 onto individually formed hydroxyapatite matrices for heterotopic bone induction

Abstract When bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) is delivered to matrices in vivo may affect tissue engineered bone constructs for jaw reconstruction after cancer surgery. This study compared the effects of…

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Changes in facial appearance after maxillomandibular advancement for severe obstructive sleep apnoea hypopnoea syndrome in Chinese patients: a subjective and objective evaluation

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Changes in facial appearance after maxillomandibular advancement for severe obstructive sleep apnoea hypopnoea syndrome in Chinese patients: a subjective and objective evaluation

Abstract This study evaluates the outcome and change in facial appearance after maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) in Chinese adults with severe obstructive sleep apnoea hypopnoea syndrome (OSAHS). Twelve patients underwent MMA…

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Cephalometric and three-dimensional assessment of superior posterior airway space after maxillomandibular advancement

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Cephalometric and three-dimensional assessment of superior posterior airway space after maxillomandibular advancement

Abstract The purpose of this study was to quantify cephalometric and three-dimensional alterations of the posterior airway space of patients who underwent maxillomandibular advancement surgery. 20 patients treated by maxillomandibular…

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Strategies for surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion according to the region of transverse maxillary deficiency

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Strategies for surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion according to the region of transverse maxillary deficiency

Abstract This study evaluated different techniques for surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion (SARME) according to the type of transverse maxillary deficiency using computed tomography (CT). Six adult patients with bilateral…

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Orthodontic measurements and nasal respiratory function after surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion: an acoustic rhinometry and rhinomanometry study

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Orthodontic measurements and nasal respiratory function after surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion: an acoustic rhinometry and rhinomanometry study

Abstract The present study sought to assess nasal respiratory function in adult patients with maxillary constriction who underwent surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion (SARME) and to determine correlations between orthodontic…

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Finite element analysis of different surgical approaches in various occlusal loading locations for zygomatic implant placement for the treatment of atrophic maxillae

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Finite element analysis of different surgical approaches in various occlusal loading locations for zygomatic implant placement for the treatment of atrophic maxillae

Abstract The aim of this study was to compare two different types of surgical approaches, intrasinus and extramaxillary, for the placement of zygomatic implants to treat atrophic maxillae. A computational…

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Finite element analysis of bone–implant biomechanics: refinement through featuring various osseointegration conditions

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Finite element analysis of bone–implant biomechanics: refinement through featuring various osseointegration conditions

Abstract A refinement technique is proposed for developing finite element models capable of simulating peri-implant bone conditions for bone types II, III, and IV at various degrees of osseointegration. The…

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Immediate occlusal loading of extrasinus zygomatic implants: A prospective cohort study with a follow-up period of 8 years

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Immediate occlusal loading of extrasinus zygomatic implants: A prospective cohort study with a follow-up period of 8 years

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term success rate of immediate occlusal loading of extrasinus zygomatic implants after an 8-year follow-up. From 62 patients who needed…

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New arthroscopic disc repositioning and suturing technique for treating an anteriorly displaced disc of the temporomandibular joint: part I – technique introduction

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on New arthroscopic disc repositioning and suturing technique for treating an anteriorly displaced disc of the temporomandibular joint: part I – technique introduction

Abstract Anterior disc displacement is one of the most frequent types of temporomandibular joint disorders. Various arthroscopic disc repositioning and suturing techniques were reported to treat patients with disc displacement…

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Evaluation of the correlation between disc displacements and degenerative bone changes of the temporomandibular joint by means of magnetic resonance images

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of the correlation between disc displacements and degenerative bone changes of the temporomandibular joint by means of magnetic resonance images

Abstract The aim was to evaluate the correlation between disc displacements and degenerative bone changes in magnetic resonance images (MRI) of 112 patients of both genders, with signs and symptoms…

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Hypermobility and trauma as etiologic factors in patients with disc derangements of the temporomandibular joint

Jan 26, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Hypermobility and trauma as etiologic factors in patients with disc derangements of the temporomandibular joint

Abstract The aim of the study was to investigate patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disc derangement with its two clinical variants reciprocal clicking (RC) and chronic closed lock (CCL) with…

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