L-PRP diminishes bone matrix formation around autogenous bone grafts associated with changes in osteocalcin and PPAR-γ immunoexpression

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on L-PRP diminishes bone matrix formation around autogenous bone grafts associated with changes in osteocalcin and PPAR-γ immunoexpression

Abstract Leucocyte- and platelet-rich plasma (L-PRP) is an autogenous platelet concentrate enriched with leukocytes that releases various growth factors responsible for the proliferation, regulation, and differentiation of mesenchymal cells during…

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Evaluation of bone response to various anorganic bovine bone xenografts: an experimental calvaria defect study

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of bone response to various anorganic bovine bone xenografts: an experimental calvaria defect study

Abstract This in vivo study investigated the in vivo performance of two newly developed synthetic bone substitutes and compared them to commercially available xenografts (Bio-Oss, Geistlich Pharma AG, Switzerland; OsteoGraf,…

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Bone sparing implant removal without trephine via internal separation of the titanium body with a carbide bur

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Bone sparing implant removal without trephine via internal separation of the titanium body with a carbide bur

Abstract A novel technique was developed to remove osseointegrated implants without enlarging the bony socket. Immediate replacement was performed simultaneously using a same-size implant with good primary stability. The prosthesis…

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Transport distraction osteogenesis as a method of reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint following gap arthroplasty for post-traumatic ankylosis in children: a clinical and radiological prospective assessment of outcome

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Transport distraction osteogenesis as a method of reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint following gap arthroplasty for post-traumatic ankylosis in children: a clinical and radiological prospective assessment of outcome

Abstract This clinical and radiographic study investigated the use of transport distraction osteogenesis in unilateral temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis patients. Six patients aged between 4 and 8 years were selected…

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Treatment of the edentulous atrophic maxilla using zygomatic implants: evaluation of survival rates over 5–10 years

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Treatment of the edentulous atrophic maxilla using zygomatic implants: evaluation of survival rates over 5–10 years

Abstract The aim of this retrospective observational cohort study was to analyse and report the 5–10-year survival rates of endosseous zygomatic implants used in the rehabilitation of the atrophic maxilla….

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Maxillary sinus floor elevation surgery with BioOss ®mixed with a bone marrow concentrate or autogenous bone: test of principle on implant survival and clinical performance

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Maxillary sinus floor elevation surgery with BioOss ®mixed with a bone marrow concentrate or autogenous bone: test of principle on implant survival and clinical performance

Abstract The purpose of this study was to assess implant survival and 1-year clinical performance of implants placed in the posterior maxilla that had been subjected to maxillary sinus floor…

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Soft and hard tissue changes in skeletal Class III patients treated with double-jaw orthognathic surgery—maxillary advancement and mandibular setback

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Soft and hard tissue changes in skeletal Class III patients treated with double-jaw orthognathic surgery—maxillary advancement and mandibular setback

Abstract The soft tissues of the facial profile may change after skeletal movement in orthognathic surgery. The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the differences and correlation…

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The retromandibular transparotid approach for reduction and rigid internal fixation using two locking miniplates in mandibular condylar neck fractures

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The retromandibular transparotid approach for reduction and rigid internal fixation using two locking miniplates in mandibular condylar neck fractures

Abstract We evaluated the safety, efficacy, and morbidity associated with the treatment of displaced mandibular condylar neck fractures using a retromandibular transparotid approach to reduce and rigidly fix using two…

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The feasibility of using Patients Concerns Inventory (PCI) in managing Malaysian oral cancer patients

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The feasibility of using Patients Concerns Inventory (PCI) in managing Malaysian oral cancer patients

Abstract The feasibility of using the Patients Concerns Inventory (PCI) to identify oral cancer patient concerns during consultation in oral and maxillofacial specialist clinics in Malaysia was assessed. A cross-sectional…

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Optimization of the interface between radiology, surgery, radiotherapy, and pathology in head and neck tumor surgery: a navigation-assisted multidisciplinary network

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Optimization of the interface between radiology, surgery, radiotherapy, and pathology in head and neck tumor surgery: a navigation-assisted multidisciplinary network

Abstract A navigation-assisted multidisciplinary network to improve the interface between radiology, surgery, radiotherapy, and pathology in the field of head and neck cancer is described. All implicated fields are integrated…

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En bloc prefabrication of vascularized bioartificial bone grafts in sheep and complete workflow for custom-made transplants

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on En bloc prefabrication of vascularized bioartificial bone grafts in sheep and complete workflow for custom-made transplants

Abstract The aim of this pilot study was to determine, in a new experimental model, whether complex bioartificial monoblocs of relevant size and stability can be prefabricated in a defined…

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Anatomical restrictions in the surgical excision of scalp squamous cell carcinomas: does this affect local recurrence and regional nodal metastases?

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Anatomical restrictions in the surgical excision of scalp squamous cell carcinomas: does this affect local recurrence and regional nodal metastases?

Abstract Squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) of the skin of the scalp have the potential for regional metastases. Microscopically, clearance may be less than the optimal dimensions. We report 101 SCCs…

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