Electrical activity of the orbicularis muscles before and after installation of ocular prostheses

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Electrical activity of the orbicularis muscles before and after installation of ocular prostheses

Abstract This study examined the electrical activity of the superior (SO) and inferior (IO) orbicularis oculi muscles before and after installing ocular prostheses in patients who had undergone unilateral enucleation….

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Stability, complications, implant survival, and patient satisfaction after Le Fort I osteotomy and interposed bone grafts: follow-up of 5–18 years

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Stability, complications, implant survival, and patient satisfaction after Le Fort I osteotomy and interposed bone grafts: follow-up of 5–18 years

Abstract The results of a retrospective study on 24 patients who underwent a Le Fort I osteotomy to improve the condition for implant insertion are presented. They all had an…

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Response to ‘Re: Fakhry et al., Fine needle aspiration cytology and frozen section in the diagnosis of malignant parotid tumours’

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Response to ‘Re: Fakhry et al., Fine needle aspiration cytology and frozen section in the diagnosis of malignant parotid tumours’

Thank you for your very interesting comments concerning the article ‘Fine needle aspiration cytology and frozen section in the diagnosis of malignant parotid tumours’ by Fakhry et al. We know…

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Re: Fakhry et al., Fine needle aspiration cytology and frozen section in the diagnosis of malignant parotid tumours

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Re: Fakhry et al., Fine needle aspiration cytology and frozen section in the diagnosis of malignant parotid tumours

We read with interest the recently published article by Fakhry et al. studying the use of fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) and frozen section in the diagnosis of malignant parotid…

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Current methods of assessing the accuracy of three-dimensional soft tissue facial predictions: technical and clinical considerations

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Current methods of assessing the accuracy of three-dimensional soft tissue facial predictions: technical and clinical considerations

Abstract Since the introduction of three-dimensional (3D) orthognathic planning software, studies have reported on their predictive ability. The aim of this study was to highlight the limitations of the current…

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Computer-assisted surgical planning and intraoperative navigation in the treatment of condylar osteochondroma

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Computer-assisted surgical planning and intraoperative navigation in the treatment of condylar osteochondroma

Abstract Mandibular condylar osteochondroma (OC) results in asymmetric prognathism with facial morphology and functional disturbances. The aim of this study was to explore the feasibility of computer-assisted surgical planning combined…

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Data-based prediction of soft tissue changes after orthognathic surgery: clinical assessment of new simulation software

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Data-based prediction of soft tissue changes after orthognathic surgery: clinical assessment of new simulation software

Abstract The aim of the present study was to evaluate the accuracy of a novel simulation software package (OrthoForecast) for predicting the soft tissue profile after orthognathic surgery. The study…

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Arthroscopy versus arthrocentesis in the management of internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Arthroscopy versus arthrocentesis in the management of internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract The aim of this study was to assess whether arthroscopy or arthrocentesis is most effective and feasible in the management of internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), specifically…

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Closed reduction of the isolated anterior frontal sinus fracture via percutaneous screw placement

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Closed reduction of the isolated anterior frontal sinus fracture via percutaneous screw placement

Abstract Fractures of the frontal sinus are a common maxillofacial trauma and constitute 5–15% of all maxillofacial fractures. Conventional surgical approaches include the coronal flap, direct cutaneous incision, and endoscopic…

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Wound ballistics of firearm-related injuries—Part 2: Mechanisms of skeletal injury and characteristics of maxillofacial ballistic trauma

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Wound ballistics of firearm-related injuries—Part 2: Mechanisms of skeletal injury and characteristics of maxillofacial ballistic trauma

Abstract Maxillofacial firearm-related injuries vary in extent and severity because of the characteristics and behaviour of the projectile(s), and the complexity of the anatomical structures involved, whereas the degree of…

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Complications of mandibular distraction osteogenesis for developmental deformities: a systematic review of the literature

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Complications of mandibular distraction osteogenesis for developmental deformities: a systematic review of the literature

Abstract A systematic review of English and non-English articles on the complications of mandibular distraction osteogenesis (MDO) for patients with developmental deformities was performed, in accordance with the PRISMA statement….

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Impact of primary palatoplasty on the maxillomandibular sagittal relationship in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Impact of primary palatoplasty on the maxillomandibular sagittal relationship in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract The study objective was to evaluate, through a meta-analysis, the impact of primary palatoplasty on the sagittal maxillary and mandibular relationship among patients with complete unilateral cleft lip and…

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Complications of mandibular distraction osteogenesis for congenital deformities: a systematic review of the literature and proposal of a new classification for complications

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Complications of mandibular distraction osteogenesis for congenital deformities: a systematic review of the literature and proposal of a new classification for complications

Abstract A systematic review of English and non-English language articles on the complications of mandibular distraction osteogenesis (MDO) for patients with congenital deformities was performed, in accordance with the PRISMA…

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