Changes in expression of Slit1 and its receptor Robo2 in trigeminal ganglion and inferior alveolar nerve following inferior alveolar nerve axotomy in adult rats: a pilot study

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Changes in expression of Slit1 and its receptor Robo2 in trigeminal ganglion and inferior alveolar nerve following inferior alveolar nerve axotomy in adult rats: a pilot study

Abstract The objective of this study was to analyze changes in expression pattern of Slit1 and Robo2, and to clarify the relationship between these changes and functional recovery of the…

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Histological and immunohistochemical evaluation of biphasic calcium phosphate and a mineral trioxide aggregate for bone healing in rat calvaria

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Histological and immunohistochemical evaluation of biphasic calcium phosphate and a mineral trioxide aggregate for bone healing in rat calvaria

Abstract This work focused on the process of bone repair of defects in standardized calvaria of Wistar rats treated with biphasic calcium phosphate (BCP), mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA), or a…

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Evaluation of the use of plasma rich in growth factors with immediate implant placement in periodontally compromised extraction sites: a controlled prospective study

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of the use of plasma rich in growth factors with immediate implant placement in periodontally compromised extraction sites: a controlled prospective study

Abstract This study was conducted to evaluate the use of plasma rich in growth factors (PRGFs) with immediate implant placement in periodontally compromised extraction sites. Fifteen patients with chronic periodontitis…

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Generation of virtual models for planning orthognathic surgery using a modified multimodal image fusion technique

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Generation of virtual models for planning orthognathic surgery using a modified multimodal image fusion technique

Abstract Streak artefacts caused by dental metals deteriorate the quality of computed tomography (CT) images. We developed and evaluated a method for generating three-dimensional virtual models to plan orthognathic surgery…

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Local application of Aqua Titan improves symptoms of temporomandibular joint muscle disorder: a preliminary study

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Local application of Aqua Titan improves symptoms of temporomandibular joint muscle disorder: a preliminary study

Abstract Aqua Titan (AT), comprising microscopic titanium particles dispersed in water, has been reported to have beneficial effects on muscle tissue. This study investigated the effects of local application of…

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A systematic review and meta-analysis of the clinical outcomes for various surgical modalities in the management of temporomandibular joint ankylosis

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A systematic review and meta-analysis of the clinical outcomes for various surgical modalities in the management of temporomandibular joint ankylosis

Abstract A systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to assess the clinical outcomes of the following four methods for the management of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis: gap arthroplasty (GA), interpositional…

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The inferior turbinate flap: a novel technique for prosthetic preparation of a total rhinectomy defect

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The inferior turbinate flap: a novel technique for prosthetic preparation of a total rhinectomy defect

Abstract For total rhinectomy defects, the decision to proceed with a prosthetic versus surgical reconstruction is multifactorial, taking into account patient risk factors, availability of donor tissues, the need for…

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Superficial circumflex iliac artery perforator flap: identification of the perforator by computed tomography angiography and reconstruction of a complex lower lip defect

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Superficial circumflex iliac artery perforator flap: identification of the perforator by computed tomography angiography and reconstruction of a complex lower lip defect

Abstract The purpose of this article is to present our approach to the reconstruction of head and neck defects using the superficial circumflex iliac artery perforator (SCIP) flap with the…

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Systematic review of the incidence of inferior alveolar nerve injury in bilateral sagittal split osteotomy and the assessment of neurosensory disturbances

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Systematic review of the incidence of inferior alveolar nerve injury in bilateral sagittal split osteotomy and the assessment of neurosensory disturbances

Abstract Extreme variation in the reported incidence of inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) disturbances suggests that neurosensory disturbances after orthognathic surgery have not been evaluated adequately. Here we review the reported…

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Ultralow-dose computed tomography imaging for surgery of midfacial and orbital fractures using ASIR and MBIR

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Ultralow-dose computed tomography imaging for surgery of midfacial and orbital fractures using ASIR and MBIR

Abstract The influence of dose reductions on diagnostic quality using a series of high-resolution ultralow-dose computed tomography (CT) scans for computer-assisted planning and surgery including the most recent iterative reconstruction…

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Clinicopathological characterization of primary oral and sinonasal melanoma in a referral centre in Mexico City: 2000–2012

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Clinicopathological characterization of primary oral and sinonasal melanoma in a referral centre in Mexico City: 2000–2012

Abstract In Mexico, there have been few studies on primary oral and sinonasal melanoma, an aggressive neoplasm with a low survival rate and few therapeutic alternatives. Further, there is limited…

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Controversies in orbital reconstruction—II. Timing of post-traumatic orbital reconstruction: A systematic review

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Controversies in orbital reconstruction—II. Timing of post-traumatic orbital reconstruction: A systematic review

Abstract The timing of orbital reconstruction is a determinative factor with respect to the incidence of potential postoperative orbital complications. In orbital trauma surgery, a general distinction is made between…

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