Topical combined application of dexamethasone, vitamin C, and β-sodium glycerophosphate for healing the extraction socket in rabbits

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Topical combined application of dexamethasone, vitamin C, and β-sodium glycerophosphate for healing the extraction socket in rabbits

Abstract An osteogenic inducer (OI) consisting of dexamethasone, vitamin C, and β-sodium glycerophosphate has the capacity to induce bone formation in vitro. The aim of this study was to assess…

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The efficacy of a tissue-engineered xenograft in conjunction with sodium hyaluronate carrier in maxillary sinus augmentation: a clinical study

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The efficacy of a tissue-engineered xenograft in conjunction with sodium hyaluronate carrier in maxillary sinus augmentation: a clinical study

Abstract PepGen P-15 Putty comprises anorganic bovine bone matrix (ABM) coupled with a synthetic cell-binding peptide, suspended in a sodium hyaluronate carrier. The P-15 portion exhibits a similar structure and…

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Impact of type 2 diabetes on the gene expression of bone-related factors at sites receiving dental implants

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Impact of type 2 diabetes on the gene expression of bone-related factors at sites receiving dental implants

Abstract This study evaluated the influence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) on the gene expression of bone-related factors in alveolar bone tissue from sites designated to receive dental implants….

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Clinical outcomes of three different types of hardware for the treatment of mandibular angle fractures: a comparative retrospective study

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Clinical outcomes of three different types of hardware for the treatment of mandibular angle fractures: a comparative retrospective study

Abstract A retrospective study was conducted to compare the clinical outcomes of three different types of hardware that are used in mandibular angle fracture fixation. Thirty patients were selected from…

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Clinical and electromyographic assessment of facial nerve function after temporomandibular joint surgery

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Clinical and electromyographic assessment of facial nerve function after temporomandibular joint surgery

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the factors that may cause alterations in facial nerve function during temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgeries. Forty-six patients were included (66 joints)…

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Temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis: cone beam computed tomography findings, clinical features, and correlations

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis: cone beam computed tomography findings, clinical features, and correlations

Abstract The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of and associations between clinical signs and symptoms and cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) findings of temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis…

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Closed reduction of displaced or dislocated mandibular condyle fractures in children using threaded Kirschner wire and external rubber traction

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Closed reduction of displaced or dislocated mandibular condyle fractures in children using threaded Kirschner wire and external rubber traction

Abstract Most surgeons agree that closed treatment provides the best results for condylar fractures in children. Nevertheless, treatment of the paediatric mandibular condyle fracture that is severely displaced or dislocated…

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Isolated orbital floor fractures in the paediatric patient: case series and review of management

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Isolated orbital floor fractures in the paediatric patient: case series and review of management

Abstract Orbital injuries warranting surgical intervention are infrequent in the paediatric population, but ‘blowout, trap door’ fractures are unique in children and may constitute a relative surgical emergency. A retrospective…

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Clinical experience with 80 microvascular couplers in 64 free osteomyocutaneous flap transfers for mandibular reconstruction

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Clinical experience with 80 microvascular couplers in 64 free osteomyocutaneous flap transfers for mandibular reconstruction

Abstract Microvascular couplers have been introduced as an alternative method for anastomosis in mandibular reconstruction. This study included 64 patients who had undergone free flap reconstruction for mandibular defects and…

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Efficacy of topical antibiotic administration on the inhibition of perioperative oral bacterial growth in oral cancer patients: a preliminary study

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Efficacy of topical antibiotic administration on the inhibition of perioperative oral bacterial growth in oral cancer patients: a preliminary study

Abstract Parenteral antibiotic prophylaxis is the current standard of therapy in clean-contaminated oral cancer surgery. Nevertheless, the incidence of surgical site infection (SSI) in oral oncological surgery is relatively high,…

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Double sentinel lymph node mapping with indocyanine green and 99m-technetium–tin colloid in oral squamous cell carcinoma

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Double sentinel lymph node mapping with indocyanine green and 99m-technetium–tin colloid in oral squamous cell carcinoma

Abstract Oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) frequently metastasizes to cervical lymph nodes, which is the most known prognostic factor. Screening methods to identify sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) are therefore of…

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