Serum lipid profile in oral squamous cell carcinoma: alterations and association with some clinicopathological parameters and tobacco use

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Serum lipid profile in oral squamous cell carcinoma: alterations and association with some clinicopathological parameters and tobacco use

Abstract Hypocholesterolemia has been observed in patients with cancers of various organs; however the potential role of alterations in serum lipid profile in oral cancer remains controversial. Hence, this study…

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Mandibular distraction osteogenesis for the management of upper airway obstruction in children with micrognathia: a systematic review

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Mandibular distraction osteogenesis for the management of upper airway obstruction in children with micrognathia: a systematic review

Abstract Mandibular distraction osteogenesis (MDO) is increasingly used for neonates and infants with upper airway obstruction secondary to micrognathia. This systematic review was conducted to determine the effectiveness of MDO…

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Pre-surgical regional blocks in orthognathic surgery: prospective study evaluating their influence on the intraoperative use of anaesthetics and blood pressure control

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Pre-surgical regional blocks in orthognathic surgery: prospective study evaluating their influence on the intraoperative use of anaesthetics and blood pressure control

Abstract In orthognathic surgery, maxillary (CNV2) and mandibular (CNV3) divisions of the trigeminal nerve can be blocked successfully prior to surgery. In this study, it was hypothesized that regional blocks…

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Can calcitonin nasal spray reduce the risk of recurrence of central giant cell granuloma of the jaws? A double-blind clinical trial

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Can calcitonin nasal spray reduce the risk of recurrence of central giant cell granuloma of the jaws? A double-blind clinical trial

Abstract Recurrence is a major problem following the treatment of aggressive central giant cell granuloma (CGCG). The aim of this study was to compare the frequency of recurrence between patients…

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Reconstruction of low hairline microtia of Treacher Collins syndrome with a hinged mastoid fascial flap

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Reconstruction of low hairline microtia of Treacher Collins syndrome with a hinged mastoid fascial flap

Abstract Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS) is a rare genetic disorder leading to congenital craniofacial malformations. Although this syndrome presents with various symptoms, corrective surgery for bilateral microtia with low hairline…

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Individual design of the anterolateral thigh flap for functional reconstruction after hemiglossectomy: experience with 238 patients

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Individual design of the anterolateral thigh flap for functional reconstruction after hemiglossectomy: experience with 238 patients

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate tongue function in patients with oral cancer treated surgically and reconstructed with anterolateral thigh free flaps (ALTFs). Patients ( N =…

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Mutational analysis of PI3K/AKT and RAS/RAF pathway activation in malignant salivary gland tumours with a new mutation of PIK3CA

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Mutational analysis of PI3K/AKT and RAS/RAF pathway activation in malignant salivary gland tumours with a new mutation of PIK3CA

Abstract The phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PIK3)/v-akt murine thymoma (AKT) oncogene pathway and the RAS/RAF pathway are involved in regulating the signalling of multiple biological processes, including apoptosis, metabolism, cell proliferation, and…

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Serum lipid profile in oral squamous cell carcinoma: alterations and association with some clinicopathological parameters and tobacco use

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Serum lipid profile in oral squamous cell carcinoma: alterations and association with some clinicopathological parameters and tobacco use

Abstract Hypocholesterolemia has been observed in patients with cancers of various organs; however the potential role of alterations in serum lipid profile in oral cancer remains controversial. Hence, this study…

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The amplification of c-erb-B2 in cancer-free surgical margins is a predictor of poor outcome in oral squamous cell carcinoma

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The amplification of c-erb-B2 in cancer-free surgical margins is a predictor of poor outcome in oral squamous cell carcinoma

Abstract The tumour subtype, TNM classification, and histopathological data are sometimes not sufficient for understanding and assessing the behaviour of oral cancers. In an attempt to find additional markers of…

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Osteogenesis effect of guided bone regeneration combined with alveolar cleft grafting: assessment by cone beam computed tomography

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Osteogenesis effect of guided bone regeneration combined with alveolar cleft grafting: assessment by cone beam computed tomography

Abstract Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) allows for a significantly lower radiation dose than conventional computed tomography (CT) scans and provides accurate images of the alveolar cleft area. The osteogenic…

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