Treatment of large bone defects with a novel biological transport disc in non-vascular transport distraction osteogenesis

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Treatment of large bone defects with a novel biological transport disc in non-vascular transport distraction osteogenesis

Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate a potential novel biological transport disc that avoids secondary injury to the body and facilitates bone healing. Twenty-seven dogs were divided…

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Three-dimensional maxillary and mandibular regional superimposition using cone beam computed tomography: a validation study

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Three-dimensional maxillary and mandibular regional superimposition using cone beam computed tomography: a validation study

Abstract This study aimed to validate a novel method for fast regional superimposition of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans. The method can be used with smaller field of view…

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Anatomical and radiological approach to pterygoid implants: a cross-sectional study of 202 cone beam computed tomography examinations

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Anatomical and radiological approach to pterygoid implants: a cross-sectional study of 202 cone beam computed tomography examinations

Abstract The aim of this study was to define the three-dimensional angulation of the pterygomaxillary corridor in which pterygoid implants should ideally be placed. A secondary objective was to study…

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An evidence summary of the management of patients taking direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) undergoing dental surgery

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on An evidence summary of the management of patients taking direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) undergoing dental surgery

Abstract Direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) drugs (dabigatran, rivaroxaban, and apixaban) have emerged in the last decade to overcome some of the drawbacks of existing medications. To date, little is known…

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Histopathological analysis of unilateral condylar hyperplasia: difficulties in diagnosis and characterization of the disease

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Histopathological analysis of unilateral condylar hyperplasia: difficulties in diagnosis and characterization of the disease

Abstract The aim of this study was to perform a histological analysis of the conditions in patients undergoing surgery for unilateral condylar hyperplasia (UCH) using different histopathological analytical techniques and…

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Does the presence of an unerupted lower third molar influence the risk of mandibular angle and condylar fractures?

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Does the presence of an unerupted lower third molar influence the risk of mandibular angle and condylar fractures?

Abstract It has been suggested that unerupted lower third molars (M3) increase the fragility of the mandibular angle and simultaneously decrease the risk of condylar fracture. However, it is unknown…

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Relationship between facial nerve damage and transbuccal trocar placement: an anatomical cohort study

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Relationship between facial nerve damage and transbuccal trocar placement: an anatomical cohort study

Abstract The surgical treatment of ramus and mandibular angle fractures is typically performed by intraoral and transbuccal approaches. As these approaches may result in nerve damage, this anatomical study was…

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Removal versus retention of asymptomatic third molars in mandibular angle fractures: a randomized controlled trial

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Removal versus retention of asymptomatic third molars in mandibular angle fractures: a randomized controlled trial

Abstract The treatment dilemma provided by asymptomatic third molars in mandibular angle fractures remains controversial. This prospective randomized controlled trial was undertaken to determine whether there is an advantage to…

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Effect of surgical mandibular advancement on pharyngeal airway dimensions: a three-dimensional computed tomography study

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effect of surgical mandibular advancement on pharyngeal airway dimensions: a three-dimensional computed tomography study

Abstract The aim of this study was to quantify the changes in pharyngeal airway space (PAS) in patients with a skeletal class II malocclusion managed by bilateral sagittal split ramus…

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Effects of mandibular advancement surgery on the temporomandibular joint and muscular and articular adaptive changes—a systematic review

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effects of mandibular advancement surgery on the temporomandibular joint and muscular and articular adaptive changes—a systematic review

Abstract The objective of this study was to assess the anatomical changes to the condyle and articular disc following mandibular advancement surgery, the adaptation of the masticatory muscles, and the…

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