Effects of low-level laser therapy on the proliferation and apoptosis of gingival fibroblasts treated with zoledronic acid

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effects of low-level laser therapy on the proliferation and apoptosis of gingival fibroblasts treated with zoledronic acid

Abstract Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has been indicated as an adjuvant therapy for bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis. However, the effects of LLLT on bisphosphonate-treated cells are not yet clear. This study evaluated…

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Early intra-articular injection of alendronate reduces cartilage changes and subchondral bone loss in rat temporomandibular joints after ovariectomy

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Early intra-articular injection of alendronate reduces cartilage changes and subchondral bone loss in rat temporomandibular joints after ovariectomy

Abstract This study investigated the effects of intra-articular injection of alendronate on the mandibular condyle in ovariectomized rats. Sixty rats were divided into five groups: ovariectomy with vehicle treatment alone,…

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A cohort study of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and arthritis of the temporomandibular joint: outcome of arthrocentesis with and without the use of steroids

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A cohort study of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and arthritis of the temporomandibular joint: outcome of arthrocentesis with and without the use of steroids

Abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of intra-articular temporomandibular joint (TMJ) treatment in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). The inclusion criteria were met by…

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Control of cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea via C-arm-guided reduction of the zygomatic arch as a part of the temporal bone: interdisciplinary approach to an unusual craniomaxillofacial fracture

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Control of cerebrospinal fluid otorrhea via C-arm-guided reduction of the zygomatic arch as a part of the temporal bone: interdisciplinary approach to an unusual craniomaxillofacial fracture

Abstract Maxillofacial fractures are often associated with blunt head injuries, of which skull base trauma is a common component. However, most oral and maxillofacial surgeons do not provide definitive management…

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Recurrent head and neck desmoplastic melanoma with perineural spread along the nervus mandibularis revealed by 18F-FDG PET/CT

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Recurrent head and neck desmoplastic melanoma with perineural spread along the nervus mandibularis revealed by 18F-FDG PET/CT

Abstract This report describes a rare case of recurrent head and neck desmoplastic neurotropic melanoma with perineural spread along the nervus mandibularis. An 87-year-old male presented with a rapidly growing…

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Effect of articulatory rehabilitation after oral cancer surgery on higher brain activation

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effect of articulatory rehabilitation after oral cancer surgery on higher brain activation

Abstract The present study aimed to verify the importance of postoperative articulatory rehabilitation in patients with oral cancer and to clarify the neurological changes underlying articulatory functional recovery. A longitudinal…

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Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours in the head and neck region: retrospective analysis of clinicopathological features and treatment outcomes

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours in the head and neck region: retrospective analysis of clinicopathological features and treatment outcomes

Abstract Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours (MPNST) are rare soft tissue sarcomas. The aim of this study was to assess clinicopathological characteristics and prognostic factors in order to improve the…

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