Response to the comment on our article “Extra-platysma fixation of bisphosphonate-related mandibular fractures: a suggested technical solution”

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Response to the comment on our article “Extra-platysma fixation of bisphosphonate-related mandibular fractures: a suggested technical solution”

With regard to the letter of Tong and Shan, we agree about the potential for plate exposure through the skin. Nonetheless this event has not occurred to date, with the…

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Comment on “Extra-platysma fixation of bisphosphonate-related mandibular fractures: a suggested technical solution” [Int. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg. 42 (2013) 611–614]

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Comment on “Extra-platysma fixation of bisphosphonate-related mandibular fractures: a suggested technical solution” [Int. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg. 42 (2013) 611–614]

Having a special interest in bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ), we came across the paper by Biglioli and Pedrazzoli. First of all, we would like to express our gratitude…

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A discussion on the investigation of an autologous blood treatment strategy for temporomandibular joint hypermobility in a pig model

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A discussion on the investigation of an autologous blood treatment strategy for temporomandibular joint hypermobility in a pig model

We read the article by Stembirek et al. with great interest. The authors present a suitable hypermobility model in pigs that could also be used for subsequent research, which is…

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Digital replacement of the distorted dentition acquired by cone beam computed tomography (CBCT): a pilot study

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Digital replacement of the distorted dentition acquired by cone beam computed tomography (CBCT): a pilot study

Abstract During cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scanning, intra-oral metallic objects may produce streak artefacts, which impair the occlusal surface of the teeth. This study aimed to determine the accuracy…

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A new method for displaying the lingual artery using high-resolution three-dimensional phase-contrast magnetic resonance angiography

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A new method for displaying the lingual artery using high-resolution three-dimensional phase-contrast magnetic resonance angiography

Abstract The aim of this study was to display the lingual artery superimposed on the anatomical image and to confirm its course and relation to the adjacent structures, noninvasively. Nineteen…

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The effects of adjunctive parathyroid hormone injection on bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws: an animal study

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The effects of adjunctive parathyroid hormone injection on bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws: an animal study

Abstract Bisphosphonate (BP)-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ) is a serious and challenging complication of chronic BP uptake in patients with osteoporosis who require management of skeletal-related events. The efficiency…

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Clinical comparison of ultrasonic surgery and conventional surgical techniques for enucleating jaw cysts

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Clinical comparison of ultrasonic surgery and conventional surgical techniques for enucleating jaw cysts

Abstract The conventional treatment of odontogenic cysts usually involves enucleation of the cyst using rotary and manual instruments; such procedures can cause trauma to the cystic epithelium or soft tissues…

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Changes in the sensitivity of cutaneous points and the oral mucosa after intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Changes in the sensitivity of cutaneous points and the oral mucosa after intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy

Abstract In this study we investigated the changes in the sensitivity of cutaneous points and the oral mucosa that occur after intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy (IVRO). Additionally, postoperative changes in…

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Long-term results of bilateral mandibular distraction osteogenesis using an intraoral tooth-borne device in adult Class II patients

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Long-term results of bilateral mandibular distraction osteogenesis using an intraoral tooth-borne device in adult Class II patients

Abstract The aim of this prospective clinical study was to evaluate the short-term and long-term skeletal and dental changes after mandibular osteodistraction with tooth-borne appliances in adult orthodontic patients. The…

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Effects of mandibular advancement surgery combined with minimal maxillary displacement on the volume and most restricted cross-sectional area of the pharyngeal airway

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effects of mandibular advancement surgery combined with minimal maxillary displacement on the volume and most restricted cross-sectional area of the pharyngeal airway

Abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate changes in the volume and most restricted cross-sectional area of the pharyngeal airway as a result of mandibular advancement surgery with…

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Maxillary sinus recovery and nasal ventilation after Le Fort I osteotomy: a prospective clinical, endoscopic, functional and radiographic evaluation

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Maxillary sinus recovery and nasal ventilation after Le Fort I osteotomy: a prospective clinical, endoscopic, functional and radiographic evaluation

Abstract The condition of the maxillary sinus is not routinely assessed before a Le Fort I osteotomy. Performing this procedure in an infected sinus might account for a considerable proportion…

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Outcomes after tongue–lip adhesion or mandibular distraction osteogenesis in infants with Pierre Robin sequence and severe airway obstruction

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Outcomes after tongue–lip adhesion or mandibular distraction osteogenesis in infants with Pierre Robin sequence and severe airway obstruction

Abstract The objective was to review and compare outcomes after tongue–lip adhesion (TLA) and mandibular distraction osteogenesis (MDO) in infants with severe breathing difficulties related to Pierre Robin sequence (PRS)….

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