Early versus late surgical arthroscopy in patients with temporomandibular dysfunction. Relationship with the use the presurgical splint

Jan 21, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Early versus late surgical arthroscopy in patients with temporomandibular dysfunction. Relationship with the use the presurgical splint

Objectives: To determine if there are differences between early versus late surgical arthoscopy in patients with temporomandibular (TMJ) dysfunction. Patients/methods: One hundred eighty three patients underwent arthroscopy between 2009 and…

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TMJ arthroscopy: results after injection of plasma rich growing factors in patients with internal derangements. A prospective randomized clinical study

Jan 21, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on TMJ arthroscopy: results after injection of plasma rich growing factors in patients with internal derangements. A prospective randomized clinical study

Objectives: To study the possible efficacy of injecting plasma rich growing factors (PGRF) in the TMJ after arthroscopic disc anterior release and electrocoagulation of the posterior disc attachment in patients…

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Effectiveness of TMJ arthroscopy for the treatment of temporomandibular disorders, comparing lysis and lavage with operative arthroscopy

Jan 21, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effectiveness of TMJ arthroscopy for the treatment of temporomandibular disorders, comparing lysis and lavage with operative arthroscopy

Introduction: Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is considered the initial surgical treatment of choice in temporomandibular disorders (TMD) that has not responded to conservative treatment. The…

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The efficacy of intra-articular hyaluronic acid in chronic symptomatic temporomandibular joints: a randomized controlled trial

Jan 21, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The efficacy of intra-articular hyaluronic acid in chronic symptomatic temporomandibular joints: a randomized controlled trial

This is a randomized controlled trial which assessed the effectiveness of intra-articular hyaluronic acid injection (IAHA) in chronic symptomatic temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Forty four patients with chronic symptomatic TMJ were…

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Cost effectiveness of arthrocentesis as initial treatment for temporomandibular joint arthralgia: a randomized controlled trial

Jan 21, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Cost effectiveness of arthrocentesis as initial treatment for temporomandibular joint arthralgia: a randomized controlled trial

Objective: To determine the cost effectiveness of arthrocentesis as initial treatment compared to care as usual (CAU) for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) arthralgia. Materials and methods: 80 patients were randomly allocated…

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Outcomes of open TMJ surgery following failure to improve after arthroscopy: is there an algorithm for success?

Jan 21, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Outcomes of open TMJ surgery following failure to improve after arthroscopy: is there an algorithm for success?

We retrospectively reviewed the outcomes of one surgeon’s experience over 7 years of open surgical management of TMD following failure to respond to arthroscopy to identify which patients benefit from…

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Sternoclavicular graft as an interpositional material for the reconstruction in temporomandibular joint ankylosis: 10 yr experience

Jan 21, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Sternoclavicular graft as an interpositional material for the reconstruction in temporomandibular joint ankylosis: 10 yr experience

Purpose: To evaluate sternoclavicular graft (SCG) as an adaptive centre for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) reconstruction in TMJ ankylosis. Patients and methods: A retrospective analysis of 27 cases of ankylosed temporomandibular…

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TMJ pyseudoankylosis after neurosurgery procedure of intracranial AV malformation. How we solved it

Jan 21, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on TMJ pyseudoankylosis after neurosurgery procedure of intracranial AV malformation. How we solved it

Introduction: Trismus after neurosurgical procedures is an unusual complication. Case report: In the postoperative recovery of temporal bone craniotomy for treatment of intracranial AV malformation the patient developed a progressive…

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