A parallel-group comparison study of celecoxib with loxoprofen sodium in third mandibular molar extraction patients

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A parallel-group comparison study of celecoxib with loxoprofen sodium in third mandibular molar extraction patients

Abstract Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used widely, but they may damage the upper gastrointestinal mucosa owing to their mechanism of action. Selective cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) inhibitors are known to…

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Effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on biochemical and histological parameters of muscle groups in proximity to the distracted rat tibia

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy on biochemical and histological parameters of muscle groups in proximity to the distracted rat tibia

Abstract We investigated the effect of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) on rat muscles during tibial distraction osteogenesis (DO) at normal and hyperdistraction rates. Animals in groups 1 and 2 were…

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Thermographic monitoring of wound healing and oral health-related quality of life in patients treated with laser (aPDT) after impacted mandibular third molar removal

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Thermographic monitoring of wound healing and oral health-related quality of life in patients treated with laser (aPDT) after impacted mandibular third molar removal

Abstract The objective of this study was to assess the impact of low-level laser therapy on wound swelling, wound temperature changes, and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) after surgical…

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Palatal osteotomy with vestibuloplasty for the treatment of severe maxillary atrophy: a new twist on an old technique

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Palatal osteotomy with vestibuloplasty for the treatment of severe maxillary atrophy: a new twist on an old technique

Abstract Nowadays, upper denture instability secondary to severe maxillary atrophy is treated, in most cases, with dental implants. However, a significant number of patients cannot afford this procedure. Palatal bone…

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Lower border bone onlays to augment the severely atrophic (class VI) mandible in preparation for implants: a preliminary report

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Lower border bone onlays to augment the severely atrophic (class VI) mandible in preparation for implants: a preliminary report

Abstract We present the preliminary results of a study involving a group of consecutive patients who underwent lower border onlay grafting, limited to the symphyseal area, in preparation for implant…

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Clinical evaluation of submerged and non-submerged implants for posterior single-tooth replacements: a randomized split-mouth clinical trial

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Clinical evaluation of submerged and non-submerged implants for posterior single-tooth replacements: a randomized split-mouth clinical trial

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate clinical and radiographic results of submerged and non-submerged implants for posterior single-tooth replacements and to assess patient-based outcomes. Twenty patients were…

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The PI3K/Akt signalling pathway may play an internal role related to abnormal condylar growth: a preliminary study

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The PI3K/Akt signalling pathway may play an internal role related to abnormal condylar growth: a preliminary study

Abstract Developmental deformity of the mandible is one of the most common craniofacial malformations and is closely related to abnormal condylar growth. In this study, the role of PI3K/Akt signalling…

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Transpalatal screw traction: a simple technique for the management of sagittal fractures of the maxilla and palate

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Transpalatal screw traction: a simple technique for the management of sagittal fractures of the maxilla and palate

Abstract Sagittal fractures of the maxilla and palate are uncommon in clinical practice. Current methods for the management of such fractures have advantages and limitations. The authors present the simple…

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Wound ballistics of firearm-related injuries—Part 1: Missile characteristics and mechanisms of soft tissue wounding

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Wound ballistics of firearm-related injuries—Part 1: Missile characteristics and mechanisms of soft tissue wounding

Abstract Firearm-related injuries are caused by a wide variety of weapons and projectiles. The kinetic energy of the penetrating projectile defines its ability to disrupt and displace tissue, whereas the…

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Iodine-125 brachytherapy for the treatment of a large parotid epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma in a child

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Iodine-125 brachytherapy for the treatment of a large parotid epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma in a child

Abstract Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma (EMC) in the salivary glands is rare. Tumours originating from salivary glands are also rare in children. Radical resection is the main treatment used for EMC in…

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Radical resection of a Shamblin type III carotid body tumour without cerebro-neurological deficit: Improved technique with preoperative embolization and carotid stenting

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Radical resection of a Shamblin type III carotid body tumour without cerebro-neurological deficit: Improved technique with preoperative embolization and carotid stenting

Abstract The surgical resection of a large unfavourable Shamblin type III carotid body tumour (CBT) can be very challenging technically, with many potential significant complications. Preoperative embolization aids in shrinking…

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Phospholipase C gamma 1 is a potential prognostic biomarker for patients with locally advanced and resectable oral squamous cell carcinoma

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Phospholipase C gamma 1 is a potential prognostic biomarker for patients with locally advanced and resectable oral squamous cell carcinoma

Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic and predictive values of phospholipase C gamma 1 (PLCG1) expression in patients with locally advanced and resectable oral squamous…

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