Heterotopic bone formation in the musculus latissimus dorsi of sheep using β-tricalcium phosphate scaffolds: evaluation of an extended prefabrication time on bone formation and matrix degeneration

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Heterotopic bone formation in the musculus latissimus dorsi of sheep using β-tricalcium phosphate scaffolds: evaluation of an extended prefabrication time on bone formation and matrix degeneration

Abstract We previously generated viable heterotopic bone in living animals and found that 3 months of intrinsic vascularization improved bone formation and matrix degeneration. In this study, we varied the…

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Alveolar ridge preservation with a free gingival graft in the anterior maxilla: volumetric evaluation in a randomized clinical trial

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Alveolar ridge preservation with a free gingival graft in the anterior maxilla: volumetric evaluation in a randomized clinical trial

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the dimensional changes in maxillary extraction sockets that have healed spontaneously and those treated with free gingival grafts. Ten…

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The activation and osteoinduction effects of thrombin in the maxillary sinus augmentation process: does thrombin only display activation effects on platelet-rich plasma?

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The activation and osteoinduction effects of thrombin in the maxillary sinus augmentation process: does thrombin only display activation effects on platelet-rich plasma?

We write in reference to an article about the effect of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) on bone regeneration in maxillary sinus augmentation by Khairy et al. In this study, the authors…

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Effect of alveolar bone support on zygomatic implants in an extra-sinus position—a finite element analysis study

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effect of alveolar bone support on zygomatic implants in an extra-sinus position—a finite element analysis study

Abstract The objective was to investigate the influence of maxillary alveolar bone on the stress distribution of zygomatic implants in an extra-sinus position. A three-dimensional finite element model was created…

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Open versus arthroscopic surgery for the management of internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint: a meta-analysis of the literature

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Open versus arthroscopic surgery for the management of internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint: a meta-analysis of the literature

Abstract The objective of this study was to assess the clinical outcomes of the following three surgical methods for the management of internal derangement (ID) of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ):…

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Cephalometric analysis and long-term outcomes of orthognathic surgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Cephalometric analysis and long-term outcomes of orthognathic surgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea

Abstract The aim of this study was to describe skeletal and posterior airway changes after orthodontic treatment and surgical jaw advancement, and to evaluate whether there is a correlation between…

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Comparison of the effect of the rotation palatoplasty and V–Y pushback palatoplasty techniques on palate elongation with magnetic resonance imaging

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Comparison of the effect of the rotation palatoplasty and V–Y pushback palatoplasty techniques on palate elongation with magnetic resonance imaging

Abstract Most surgical techniques used in cleft palate repair require the extension of the palate to the pharynx. However, no adequate information exists regarding the extent to which this elongation…

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Intra-arterial chemoradiation therapy with weekly low-dose cisplatin for squamous cell carcinoma of the maxillary sinus

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Intra-arterial chemoradiation therapy with weekly low-dose cisplatin for squamous cell carcinoma of the maxillary sinus

Abstract A new intra-arterial chemoradiation regimen that involves infusing low-dose cisplatin in combination with definitive irradiation was used in 36 patients diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the maxillary sinus….

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The occurrence and pattern of ameloblastoma in children and adolescents: an Indian institutional study of 41 years and review of the literature

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The occurrence and pattern of ameloblastoma in children and adolescents: an Indian institutional study of 41 years and review of the literature

Abstract Ameloblastoma in the paediatric age group is considered a rarity and it accounts for approximately 10–15% of all reported cases. This study assessed the clinical, radiological, and histopathological features…

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Microsurgical free flap reconstructions of the head and neck region: Shanghai experience of 34 years and 4640 flaps

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Microsurgical free flap reconstructions of the head and neck region: Shanghai experience of 34 years and 4640 flaps

Abstract This study represents the surgical experience of 4481 microvascular free flap cases performed at the authors’ institution in China, between 1979 and 2013. Four thousand four hundred and eighty-one…

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