Bone substitute material composition and morphology differentially modulate calcium and phosphate release through osteoclast-like cells

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Bone substitute material composition and morphology differentially modulate calcium and phosphate release through osteoclast-like cells

Abstract The aim of this study was to determine the material composition and cell-mediated remodelling of different calcium phosphate-based bone substitutes. Osteoclasts were cultivated on bone substitutes (Cerabone, Maxresorb, and…

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Self-reported prevalence and severity of xerostomia and its related conditions in individuals attending hospital for general health examinations

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Self-reported prevalence and severity of xerostomia and its related conditions in individuals attending hospital for general health examinations

Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence, severity, and relationships between xerostomia and its related symptoms in individuals who attended hospital for general health examinations. Participants…

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Genotype–oropharyngeal phenotype correlation in Mexican patients with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Genotype–oropharyngeal phenotype correlation in Mexican patients with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa

Abstract Previous investigations have attempted to correlate the genotype with the cutaneous phenotype in patients with epidermolysis bullosa (EB), but never with the oropharyngeal phenotype. Seventeen dystrophic EB (DEB) patients…

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A novel approach for planning orthognathic surgery: The integration of dental casts into three-dimensional printed mandibular models

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A novel approach for planning orthognathic surgery: The integration of dental casts into three-dimensional printed mandibular models

Abstract A method of producing a composite model consisting of a three-dimensional printed mandible bearing plaster teeth is presented. Printed models were obtained from cone beam computed tomograms (CBCT) of…

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Effects of transforming growth factor beta 1 on the plasminogen activation system, collagen and integrin synthesis, and proliferation of rabbit mandibular condylar chondrocytes

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effects of transforming growth factor beta 1 on the plasminogen activation system, collagen and integrin synthesis, and proliferation of rabbit mandibular condylar chondrocytes

Abstract The objective of this study was to identify the mechanism by which mandibular condyle chondrocytes regulate the extracellular matrix. Primary rabbit condylar chondrocytes were isolated, cultured, and treated with…

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Dautrey’s procedure: an alternative for the treatment of recurrent mandibular dislocation in patients with pneumatization of the articular eminence

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Dautrey’s procedure: an alternative for the treatment of recurrent mandibular dislocation in patients with pneumatization of the articular eminence

Abstract Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dislocation is an involuntary forward movement of the mandible beyond the articular eminence with the condyle remaining stuck in the anterior-most position, leaving the patient unable…

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Is there consistency in cephalometric landmark identification amongst oral and maxillofacial surgeons?

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Is there consistency in cephalometric landmark identification amongst oral and maxillofacial surgeons?

Abstract There may be significant variation amongst oral and maxillofacial surgeons (OMFS) in the identification and placement of cephalometric landmarks for orthognathic surgery, and this could impact upon the surgical…

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Are bioresorbable polylactate devices comparable to titanium devices for stabilizing Le Fort I advancement?

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Are bioresorbable polylactate devices comparable to titanium devices for stabilizing Le Fort I advancement?

Abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether skeletal and dental outcomes following Le Fort I surgery differed when stabilization was performed with polylactate bioresorbable devices or titanium…

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Donor site morbidity after reconstruction of alveolar bone defects with mandibular symphyseal bone grafts in cleft patients—111 consecutive patients

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Donor site morbidity after reconstruction of alveolar bone defects with mandibular symphyseal bone grafts in cleft patients—111 consecutive patients

Abstract The aim of this study was to assess the objective and subjective morbidity after reconstruction of alveolar bone defects with mandibular symphyseal bone grafts in patients with cleft lip…

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Donor site analgesia after anterior iliac bone grafting in paediatric population: a prospective, triple-blind, randomized clinical trial

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Donor site analgesia after anterior iliac bone grafting in paediatric population: a prospective, triple-blind, randomized clinical trial

Abstract The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of femoral nerve block with indwelling catheter-based multiple infiltrations of bupivacaine for postoperative pain management after iliac bone harvesting….

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Prevention of Frey syndrome with superficial temporal fascia interpositioning: a retrospective study

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Prevention of Frey syndrome with superficial temporal fascia interpositioning: a retrospective study

Abstract Frey syndrome (FS) is a commonly documented postoperative complication following parotidectomy. The aim of this study was to clinically evaluate the efficacy of superficial temporal fascia (STF) as interpositioning…

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Unicystic ameloblastoma in children: systematic review of clinicopathological features and treatment outcomes

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Unicystic ameloblastoma in children: systematic review of clinicopathological features and treatment outcomes

Abstract The purpose of this study was to review the clinical, radiological, and histopathological profile of unicystic ameloblastoma (UA) in children using data from available case reports and reviews published…

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Preoperative plasma fibrinogen predicts cervical metastasis in patients with stage I/II carcinoma of the tongue

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Preoperative plasma fibrinogen predicts cervical metastasis in patients with stage I/II carcinoma of the tongue

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the association of preoperative plasma fibrinogen levels with clinico-pathological parameters and disease-free survival in patients with oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma…

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