Immediate loading of implants inserted in edentulous arches using multiple mucosa-supported stereolithographic surgical templates: a 10-year prospective cohort study

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Immediate loading of implants inserted in edentulous arches using multiple mucosa-supported stereolithographic surgical templates: a 10-year prospective cohort study

Abstract The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate survival and marginal bone loss at 10-year follow-up of implants inserted in completely edentulous arches and immediately loaded using multiple…

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Effects of platelet-rich plasma in association with bone grafts in maxillary sinus augmentation: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effects of platelet-rich plasma in association with bone grafts in maxillary sinus augmentation: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract This systematic review evaluated the effect on bone formation and implant survival of combining platelet-rich plasma (PRP) with bone grafts in maxillary augmentation. A comprehensive review of articles listed…

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Pure orbital blowout fractures reconstructed with autogenous bone grafts: functional and aesthetic outcomes

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Pure orbital blowout fractures reconstructed with autogenous bone grafts: functional and aesthetic outcomes

Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate the ophthalmic clinical findings following surgical reconstruction with autogenous bone grafts of pure blowout fractures. A retrospective review of 211 patients…

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Factors affecting survival following self-inflicted head and neck gunshot wounds: a single-centre retrospective review

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Factors affecting survival following self-inflicted head and neck gunshot wounds: a single-centre retrospective review

Abstract Self-inflicted head and neck gunshot wounds are a common modality of suicide in the USA. This study reviewed all self-inflicted head and neck gunshot wound patients with complete records…

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Effect of preoperative autologous blood donation on patients undergoing bimaxillary orthognathic surgery: a retrospective analysis

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effect of preoperative autologous blood donation on patients undergoing bimaxillary orthognathic surgery: a retrospective analysis

Abstract The efficacy of preoperative autologous blood donation (PABD) was evaluated according to preoperative haemoglobin (Hb) values. The records of 295 patients who underwent bimaxillary orthognathic surgery between July 2007…

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Upper airway dimensions in patients undergoing orthognathic surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Upper airway dimensions in patients undergoing orthognathic surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract The objective of this systematic review was to evaluate the effect of different types of orthognathic surgery on the dimensions of the upper airways assessed using three-dimensional images. An…

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Assessment of the changes in quality of life of patients with class II and III deformities during and after orthodontic–surgical treatment

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Assessment of the changes in quality of life of patients with class II and III deformities during and after orthodontic–surgical treatment

Abstract The aim of this longitudinal study was to assess and compare the oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) of patients with class II and III deformities during and after…

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Continuous postoperative pain control using a multiple-hole catheter after iliac bone grafting: comparison between ropivacaine and levobupivacaine

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Continuous postoperative pain control using a multiple-hole catheter after iliac bone grafting: comparison between ropivacaine and levobupivacaine

Abstract The aim of this study was to compare the analgesic effects of ropivacaine and levobupivacaine in continuous infiltration anaesthesia delivered via a multiple-hole catheter for the purpose of postoperative…

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Mandibular growth after paediatric mandibular reconstruction with the vascularized free fibula flap: a systematic review

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Mandibular growth after paediatric mandibular reconstruction with the vascularized free fibula flap: a systematic review

Abstract The reconstruction of mandibular defects with vascularized fibula flaps remains challenging in the paediatric population. The ability of the reconstructed mandible to grow remains controversial, and associated factors are…

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Validity and reliability of the Korean version of the Speech Handicap Index in patients with oral cavity cancer

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Validity and reliability of the Korean version of the Speech Handicap Index in patients with oral cavity cancer

Abstract The aims of this study were to evaluate the cross-cultural adaptation of the Speech Handicap Index (SHI) for Korean subjects and to determine its reliability and utility in patients…

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Predicting extracapsular spread of head and neck cancers using different imaging techniques: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Predicting extracapsular spread of head and neck cancers using different imaging techniques: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract This study compared the diagnostic ability of computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasonography (US), and positron emission tomography/CT (PET/CT) for extracapsular spread. MEDLINE, EMBASE, China National Knowledge…

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