Corrigendum to “Can a surgery-first orthognathic approach reduce the total treatment time?” [Int. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg. 46 (2017) 473–482]

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Corrigendum to “Can a surgery-first orthognathic approach reduce the total treatment time?” [Int. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg. 46 (2017) 473–482]

The authors regret the oversight that requires the following modification in Table 2. The last line for treatment time in Table 2 should be changed to 22.0 months in orthodontics-first…

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Reply to: Influence of possible predictor variables on the outcome of primary oral squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective study of 392 consecutive cases at a single centre

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Reply to: Influence of possible predictor variables on the outcome of primary oral squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective study of 392 consecutive cases at a single centre

We have read the Letter to the Editor and thank you for the opportunity to respond to the concerns regarding our methodology/statistical analyses . We appreciate the work of these…

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New approach to establish an object reference frame for dental arch in computer-aided surgical simulation

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on New approach to establish an object reference frame for dental arch in computer-aided surgical simulation

Abstract The purpose of this study was to develop a principal component analysis-based adaptive minimum Euclidean distances (PAMED) approach to establish an optimal object reference frame for symmetrical alignment of…

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“Influence of possible predictor variables on the outcome of primary oral squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective study of 392 consecutive cases at a single centre”— methodological issues

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on “Influence of possible predictor variables on the outcome of primary oral squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective study of 392 consecutive cases at a single centre”— methodological issues

We read the paper by Loeffelbein and colleagues, published online in the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in December 2016, with enthusiasm . The authors aimed to examine…

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Influence of implant location in patients with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus: 2-year follow-up

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Influence of implant location in patients with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus: 2-year follow-up

Abstract The aim of the present cross-sectional retrospective 2-year follow-up clinical study was to assess the influence of implant location on clinical and radiographic parameters around dental implants placed in…

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Bioresorbable versus titanium space-maintaining mesh in maxillary sinus floor elevation: a split-mouth study

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Bioresorbable versus titanium space-maintaining mesh in maxillary sinus floor elevation: a split-mouth study

Abstract Maxillary sinus pneumatization limits implant placement in the edentulous posterior maxilla. Grafted sinus floor augmentation through Schneiderian membrane elevation and space obliteration with autogenous bone grafts, bone substitutes, or…

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Immediate implant placement into fresh extraction sockets versus delayed implants into healed sockets: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Immediate implant placement into fresh extraction sockets versus delayed implants into healed sockets: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to compare the survival rate of the implants and the peri-implant tissue changes associated with implants inserted in fresh extraction…

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Ten-year study of postoperative complications following dental extractions in patients with inherited bleeding disorders

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Ten-year study of postoperative complications following dental extractions in patients with inherited bleeding disorders

Abstract Dental extractions challenge the body’s haemostatic mechanism. Postoperative bleeding from dental extraction can be prolonged, or even life threatening in patients with inherited bleeding disorders. Pre- and postoperative clotting…

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Evaluation of postoperative complications after mandibular third molar surgery with the use of platelet-rich fibrin: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of postoperative complications after mandibular third molar surgery with the use of platelet-rich fibrin: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract The current literature was reviewed to analyze the effects of platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) on postoperative complications after mandibular third molar surgery (pain, alveolar osteitis, swelling, and bone healing). A…

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Haplotypes of the RANKand OPGgenes are associated with chronic arthralgia in individuals with and without temporomandibular disorders

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Haplotypes of the RANKand OPGgenes are associated with chronic arthralgia in individuals with and without temporomandibular disorders

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between genetic polymorphisms and the comorbid presence of chronic systemic arthralgia in patients with articular temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Subjects…

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The autogenous graft versus transport distraction osteogenesis for reconstruction of the ramus–condyle unit: a prospective comparative study

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The autogenous graft versus transport distraction osteogenesis for reconstruction of the ramus–condyle unit: a prospective comparative study

Abstract This study aimed to compare the joint function and morphology achieved following condylar reconstruction using sternoclavicular grafts (SCG) versus transport distraction osteogenesis (TDO) in temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis patients….

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Does pterygomaxillary disjunction in surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion influence upper airway volume? A prospective study using Dolphin Imaging 3D

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Does pterygomaxillary disjunction in surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion influence upper airway volume? A prospective study using Dolphin Imaging 3D

Abstract Surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion has been used for the treatment of transverse maxillary deficiency. This prospective study aimed to evaluate the effect of this surgery (with or without…

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The Edinburgh modification of the minimal access zygomatic osteotomy, used for the correction of zygomatic orbital hypoplasia

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The Edinburgh modification of the minimal access zygomatic osteotomy, used for the correction of zygomatic orbital hypoplasia

Abstract Zygomatic hypoplasia can be an exceedingly difficult proposition for the surgeon treating facial deformity. The classical approach would be a coronal access, which is time-consuming, leaves a long scar…

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Nasolabial changes after two different approaches for surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Nasolabial changes after two different approaches for surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion

Abstract This retrospective study evaluated the nasolabial changes in patients who underwent surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion (SARME) using two different approaches. Nineteen patients were included in the study, divided…

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