Response to the comments on ‘An accurate maxillary superior repositioning technique without intraoperative measurement in bimaxillary orthognathic surgery’

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Response to the comments on ‘An accurate maxillary superior repositioning technique without intraoperative measurement in bimaxillary orthognathic surgery’

We appreciate the interest in our technique and wish to discuss some aspects raised in the letter. The straight locking miniplates (SLMs) technique that we developed has the advantages of…

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A discussion of an accurate maxillary superior repositioning technique without intraoperative measurement in bimaxillary orthognathic surgery

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A discussion of an accurate maxillary superior repositioning technique without intraoperative measurement in bimaxillary orthognathic surgery

We read the article by Omura et al. with great interest. The authors present a technique for maxillary superior repositioning in bimaxillary orthognathic surgery that can additionally be used for…

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Impact of Duffy antigen receptor for chemokine gene expression on mandibular bone density in menopausal women

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Impact of Duffy antigen receptor for chemokine gene expression on mandibular bone density in menopausal women

Abstract The aim of this study is to demonstrate the relationship between the expression of the Duffy antigen receptor for chemokine (DARC) gene in peripheral blood leucocytes and epithelial cells…

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The virtual human face: Superimposing the simultaneously captured 3D photorealistic skin surface of the face on the untextured skin image of the CBCT scan

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The virtual human face: Superimposing the simultaneously captured 3D photorealistic skin surface of the face on the untextured skin image of the CBCT scan

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of simultaneous capture of the three-dimensional (3D) surface of the face and cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scan of…

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Stress analysis during jaw movement based on vivo computed tomography images from patients with temporomandibular disorders

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Stress analysis during jaw movement based on vivo computed tomography images from patients with temporomandibular disorders

Abstract The purpose of this study is to develop three-dimensional (3D) finite element models of temporomandibular joints (TMJs) and to investigate stress distributions. To determine the causes of temporomandibular disorders…

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Investigation of an autologous blood treatment strategy for temporomandibular joint hypermobility in a pig model

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Investigation of an autologous blood treatment strategy for temporomandibular joint hypermobility in a pig model

Abstract Many different surgical and non-surgical techniques are used for the treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) hypermobility. One of these methods is autologous blood injection into the TMJ. The fate…

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Arthroscopic cauterization of retrodiscal tissue as a successful minimal invasive therapy in habitual temporomandibular joint luxation

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Arthroscopic cauterization of retrodiscal tissue as a successful minimal invasive therapy in habitual temporomandibular joint luxation

Abstract Habitual temporomandibular joint (TMJ) luxation is a serious condition for the patient, and is often managed by extensive open joint surgery. Arthroscopic eminoplasty is an alternative, but this technique…

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Lavage treatment of painful jaw movements at disc displacement without reduction. A randomized controlled trial in a short-term perspective

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Lavage treatment of painful jaw movements at disc displacement without reduction. A randomized controlled trial in a short-term perspective

Abstract This study compared the short-term efficacy of two treatments (local anesthetics (A) and local anesthetics and lavage (AL)) in patients with permanently displaced discs and temporomandibular disorder (TMD) pain….

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Soft tissue stability after segmental distraction of the anterior mandibular alveolar process: a 5.5 year follow-up

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Soft tissue stability after segmental distraction of the anterior mandibular alveolar process: a 5.5 year follow-up

Abstract Soft tissue changes were analysed retrospectively in 17 patients following distraction osteogenesis (DO) of the mandibular anterior alveolar process. Lateral cephalograms were traced by hand, digitized, superimposed, and evaluated…

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Carotid cavernous fistula after surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion with a bone anchored appliance

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Carotid cavernous fistula after surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion with a bone anchored appliance

Abstract Surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion (SARME) is an effective and stable method for treating severe maxillary transverse discrepancies in skeletally mature individuals, but it has potential complications. The authors…

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In vitrobiomechanical evaluation of sagittal split osteotomy fixation with a specifically designed miniplate

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on In vitrobiomechanical evaluation of sagittal split osteotomy fixation with a specifically designed miniplate

Abstract Recent studies have evaluated many methods of internal fixation for sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO), aiming to increase stability of the bone segments while minimizing condylar displacement. The purpose…

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Skeletal and dental stability of segmental distraction of the anterior mandibular alveolar process. A 5.5-year follow-up

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Skeletal and dental stability of segmental distraction of the anterior mandibular alveolar process. A 5.5-year follow-up

Abstract 17 patients (14 female; 3 male) were analysed retrospectively for skeletal and dental relapse before distraction osteogenesis (DO) of the mandibular anterior alveolar process at T1 (17.0 days), after…

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Functional changes following distraction osteogenesis treatment of asymmetric mandibular growth deviation in unilateral juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a prospective study with long-term follow-up

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Functional changes following distraction osteogenesis treatment of asymmetric mandibular growth deviation in unilateral juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a prospective study with long-term follow-up

Abstract In juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), temporomandibular joint involvement is a frequent complication leading to deficient mandibular growth. Occurring unilaterally this will give rise to mandibular and maxillary asymmetry that…

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