Thermal processing of bone: in vitroresponse of mesenchymal cells to bone-conditioned medium

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Thermal processing of bone: in vitroresponse of mesenchymal cells to bone-conditioned medium

Abstract The autoclaving, pasteurization, and freezing of bone grafts to remove bacteria and viruses, and for preservation, respectively, is considered to alter biological properties during graft consolidation. Fresh bone grafts…

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Effect of unilateral mandibular distraction osteogenesis on mandibular morphology in rabbits with antigen-induced temporomandibular joint arthritis

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effect of unilateral mandibular distraction osteogenesis on mandibular morphology in rabbits with antigen-induced temporomandibular joint arthritis

Abstract Aim was to evaluate effect of unilateral distraction osteogenesis (DO) on mandibular morphology in rabbits with antigen-induced arthritis in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Forty 8-week-old rabbits were divided into…

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Daily left prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for medication-resistant burning mouth syndrome

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Daily left prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for medication-resistant burning mouth syndrome

Abstract Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a persistent and chronic burning sensation in the mouth in the absence of any abnormal organic findings. The pathophysiology of BMS is unclear and…

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Botulinum toxin therapy for temporomandibular joint disorders: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Botulinum toxin therapy for temporomandibular joint disorders: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Abstract The objective of this study was to undertake a systematic review to assess the efficacy of botulinum toxin therapy (BTX) for temporomandibular joint disorders (TMDs). A comprehensive search of…

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Temporomandibular joint ankylosis caused by condylar fractures: a retrospective analysis of cases at an urban teaching hospital in Nigeria

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Temporomandibular joint ankylosis caused by condylar fractures: a retrospective analysis of cases at an urban teaching hospital in Nigeria

Abstract Mandibular condylar fractures are common presentations to hospitals across the globe and remain the most important cause of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis. This study aimed to analyze cases of…

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The lateral pterygoid muscle affects reconstruction of the condyle in the sagittal fracture healing process: a histological study

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The lateral pterygoid muscle affects reconstruction of the condyle in the sagittal fracture healing process: a histological study

Abstract The purpose of this study was to verify the role of the lateral pterygoid muscle in the reconstruction of the condyle shape during the sagittal fracture healing process by…

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Determining the location of the internal maxillary artery on ultrasonography and unenhanced magnetic resonance imaging before orthognathic surgery

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Determining the location of the internal maxillary artery on ultrasonography and unenhanced magnetic resonance imaging before orthognathic surgery

Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy of ultrasonography (US) and unenhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to determine the location of the internal maxillary artery (IMA)…

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In vitro biomechanical comparison of six different fixation methods following 5-mm sagittal split advancement osteotomies

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on In vitro biomechanical comparison of six different fixation methods following 5-mm sagittal split advancement osteotomies

Abstract The sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO) is a surgical technique used widely to treat many congenital and acquired mandibular discrepancies. Stabilization of the osteotomy site and the potential for…

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Evaluation of the effect of low-level diode laser therapy applied during the bone consolidation period following mandibular distraction osteogenesis in the human

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of the effect of low-level diode laser therapy applied during the bone consolidation period following mandibular distraction osteogenesis in the human

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) on new bone formation obtained by distraction osteogenesis in the early consolidation period. Ten…

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Changes in occlusal function after orthognathic surgery in mandibular prognathism with and without asymmetry

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Changes in occlusal function after orthognathic surgery in mandibular prognathism with and without asymmetry

Abstract This study aimed to evaluate the postoperative changes in masticatory function in patients with jaw deformities with or without asymmetry treated by orthognathic surgery. Thirty female patients who underwent…

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Local full-thickness skin graft of the donor arm—a novel technique for the reduction of donor site morbidity in radial forearm free flap

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Local full-thickness skin graft of the donor arm—a novel technique for the reduction of donor site morbidity in radial forearm free flap

Abstract A novel technique to reduce donor site morbidity after radial forearm free flap (RFFF) harvest, using a local full-thickness skin graft (FTSG), is described. Thirty consecutive patients undergoing RFFF…

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Assessing stomatognathic performance after mandibulectomy according to the method of mandibular reconstruction

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Assessing stomatognathic performance after mandibulectomy according to the method of mandibular reconstruction

Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate stomatognathic performance after mandibulectomy. Twenty-six subjects were classified into two groups: the mandibular continuity (MC) group were reconstructed and kept in…

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

Abstract A systematic review on complications in all forms of mandibular distraction osteogenesis (MDO) for acquired deformities was performed. Search terms expressing distraction osteogenesis were used in ‘AND’ combination with…

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