Resection for oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma: a paradigm shift from conventional wide resection towards compartmental resection

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Resection for oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma: a paradigm shift from conventional wide resection towards compartmental resection

Head and neck cancer is on the increase, with oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (OTSCC) comprising 25–40% of all oral carcinoma. Despite the progress made in cancer management and the…

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Cumulative effect of low-level laser therapy and low-intensity pulsed ultrasound on bone repair in rats

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Cumulative effect of low-level laser therapy and low-intensity pulsed ultrasound on bone repair in rats

Abstract Many studies have assessed the effects of either low-level laser therapy (LLLT) or low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) on bone repair; however, an evaluation of the combination of these modalities…

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Mandibular reconstruction with a bioactive-coated cementless Ti6Al4V modular endoprosthesis in Macaca fascicularis

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Mandibular reconstruction with a bioactive-coated cementless Ti6Al4V modular endoprosthesis in Macaca fascicularis

Abstract The titanium mandibular modular endoprosthesis fixed with polymethylmethacrylate cement in the medullary space of the mandible has been introduced in previous studies. However, the internal parts of these devices…

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Histomorphometric evaluation of the effect of systemic and topical ozone on alveolar bone healing following tooth extraction in rats

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Histomorphometric evaluation of the effect of systemic and topical ozone on alveolar bone healing following tooth extraction in rats

Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of systemic and topical ozone applications on alveolar bone healing following tooth extraction. One hundred and twelve male Wistar…

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Two-year follow-up of changes in bite force and occlusal contact area after intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy with and without Le Fort I osteotomy

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Two-year follow-up of changes in bite force and occlusal contact area after intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy with and without Le Fort I osteotomy

Abstract This study was performed to examine the longitudinal changes in bite force and occlusal contact area after mandibular setback surgery via intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy (IVRO). Patients with mandibular…

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Accuracy of maxillary repositioning in two-jaw surgery with conventional articulator model surgery versus virtual model surgery

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Accuracy of maxillary repositioning in two-jaw surgery with conventional articulator model surgery versus virtual model surgery

Abstract The purpose of this study was to compare the accuracy of maxillary repositioning using the recently introduced computerized virtual model surgery (VMS) with conventional articulator model surgery (AMS). Forty-two…

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A case-controlled, retrospective, comparative study on the use of biodegradable synthetic polyurethane foam versus polyvinyl acetate sponge after nasal fracture reduction

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A case-controlled, retrospective, comparative study on the use of biodegradable synthetic polyurethane foam versus polyvinyl acetate sponge after nasal fracture reduction

Abstract One of the most frequently used packing materials in closed reduction of a nasal bone fracture is the hydroxylated polyvinyl acetate sponge (PVAS; Merocel ® ); however this may…

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Three-dimensional versus standard miniplate fixation in the management of mandibular angle fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Three-dimensional versus standard miniplate fixation in the management of mandibular angle fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract The aim of the present study was to test whether there is a significant difference in the clinical outcomes between standard and three-dimensional (3D) miniplate fixation in the management…

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Perioperative evaluation of glycaemic status in neck dissection: a retrospective analysis at a single hospital centre

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Perioperative evaluation of glycaemic status in neck dissection: a retrospective analysis at a single hospital centre

Abstract Diabetes mellitus is generally considered a risk factor for impaired wound healing. This study aimed to evaluate the glycaemic status of patients undergoing neck dissection and describe its impact…

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Effects of postoperative chemotherapy and radiotherapy on patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and multiple regional lymph node metastases

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effects of postoperative chemotherapy and radiotherapy on patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and multiple regional lymph node metastases

Abstract Nodal metastasis in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) is considered to be a predictor of a poor prognosis. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between…

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Discrepancy between preoperative MRI evaluation and intraoperative or postoperative pathological findings for the extent of local invasion in maxillary squamous cell carcinoma

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Discrepancy between preoperative MRI evaluation and intraoperative or postoperative pathological findings for the extent of local invasion in maxillary squamous cell carcinoma

Abstract Preoperative radiological evaluation of the extent of local invasion in maxillary squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is very important in planning curative surgery. The aim of this study was to…

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Prognostic factors in primary salivary gland mucoepidermoid carcinoma: an analysis of 376 cases in an Eastern Chinese population

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Prognostic factors in primary salivary gland mucoepidermoid carcinoma: an analysis of 376 cases in an Eastern Chinese population

Abstract Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is an infrequent malignant neoplasm that originates most commonly in the salivary glands. The present study aimed to provide new information on prognostic factors in patients…

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