Interforaminal implant placement in oral cancer patients: During ablative surgery or delayed? A 5-year retrospective study

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Interforaminal implant placement in oral cancer patients: During ablative surgery or delayed? A 5-year retrospective study

We read the response to our retrospective study (Mizbah et al. ) thoroughly. The algorithm that was proposed is similar to the protocol that was applied in our ‘during ablative…

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Airway space changes after maxillomandibular counterclockwise rotation and mandibular advancement with TMJ Concepts ®total joint prostheses: three-dimensional assessment

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Airway space changes after maxillomandibular counterclockwise rotation and mandibular advancement with TMJ Concepts ®total joint prostheses: three-dimensional assessment

Abstract This study focused on three-dimensional (3D) airway space changes and stability following simultaneous maxillomandibular counterclockwise rotation, mandibular advancement, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) reconstruction with custom-made total joint prostheses (TMJ…

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Validation of a novel semi-automated method for three-dimensional surface rendering of condyles using cone beam computed tomography data

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Validation of a novel semi-automated method for three-dimensional surface rendering of condyles using cone beam computed tomography data

Abstract Morphological changes of the condyles are often observed following orthognathic surgery. In addition to clinical assessment, radiographic evaluation of the condyles is required to distinguish the physiological condylar remodelling…

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Custom-made prefabricated titanium miniplates in Le Fort I osteotomies: principles, procedure and clinical insights

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Custom-made prefabricated titanium miniplates in Le Fort I osteotomies: principles, procedure and clinical insights

Abstract This paper describes a new type of miniplate system that is designed and custom made during virtual surgery planning based on an individual patient’s osteotomy. These miniplates are prefabricated…

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Transverse stability of the proximal segment after bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy for mandibular setback surgery

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Transverse stability of the proximal segment after bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy for mandibular setback surgery

Abstract This study aimed to evaluate the correlation between the transverse displacement of the proximal segment after bilateral sagittal osteotomy for mandibular setback and the amount and design of the…

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A ten-year experience and follow-up of three hundred patients fitted with the Biomet/Lorenz Microfixation TMJ replacement system

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A ten-year experience and follow-up of three hundred patients fitted with the Biomet/Lorenz Microfixation TMJ replacement system

Abstract The purpose of this paper is to present the postoperative results obtained after full temporomandibular joint (TMJ) reconstruction employing the Biomet/Lorenz Microfixation TMJ replacement system (Jacksonville, FL, USA) in…

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Effect of remifentanil on the hemodynamic responses and recovery profile of patients undergoing single jaw orthognathic surgery

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effect of remifentanil on the hemodynamic responses and recovery profile of patients undergoing single jaw orthognathic surgery

Abstract The aim of this study was to compare fentanyl-based versus remifentanil-based anesthesia with regards to the intraoperative hemodynamic stress response and recovery profiles in patients undergoing Le Fort I…

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Quality of life assessment in patients with dentofacial deformity undergoing orthognathic surgery—A systematic review

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Quality of life assessment in patients with dentofacial deformity undergoing orthognathic surgery—A systematic review

Abstract The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the benefits of orthognathic surgery to quality of life, the different motivations and perceptions of patients towards orthognathic surgery, and…

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Mandibular reconstruction using a poly( l-lactide) mesh combined with autogenous particulate cancellous bone and marrow: a prospective clinical study

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Mandibular reconstruction using a poly( l-lactide) mesh combined with autogenous particulate cancellous bone and marrow: a prospective clinical study

Abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate the stability and viability of mandibular bone regeneration using a poly( l -lactide) (PLLA) mesh and autogenous particulate cancellous bone and…

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MicroRNA-375 sensitizes tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α)-induced apoptosis in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in vitro

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on MicroRNA-375 sensitizes tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α)-induced apoptosis in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in vitro

Abstract We investigated the effect of microRNA-375 (miR-375) on tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α)-induced cell death in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, and further explored the potential molecular mechanism underlying…

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Donor-site morbidity after fibula free flap transfer: a comparison of subjective evaluation using a visual analogue scale and point evaluation system

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Donor-site morbidity after fibula free flap transfer: a comparison of subjective evaluation using a visual analogue scale and point evaluation system

Abstract The aims of this study were: (1) to compare the visual analogue scale (VAS) with the point evaluation system (PES) in the subjective evaluation of donor-site morbidity after fibula…

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Non-smoking non-drinking elderly females: a clinically distinct subgroup of oral squamous cell carcinoma patients

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Non-smoking non-drinking elderly females: a clinically distinct subgroup of oral squamous cell carcinoma patients

Abstract There is growing interest in non-smoking non-drinking (NSND) patients presenting with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). There are, however, few published reports of OSCC in the elderly. We describe…

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