Effectiveness of occlusal splint therapy in the management of temporomandibular disorders: network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Aug 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effectiveness of occlusal splint therapy in the management of temporomandibular disorders: network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Abstract A network meta-analysis (NMA) of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was performed to assess the effectiveness of various types of occlusal splint in the management of temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) and…

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Relevance of 3D virtual planning in predicting bony interferences between distal and proximal fragments after sagittal split osteotomy

Aug 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Relevance of 3D virtual planning in predicting bony interferences between distal and proximal fragments after sagittal split osteotomy

Abstract After sagittal split osteotomy, the mandibular distal and proximal fragments do not always align themselves passively to one another, resulting in bony interferences and subsequent anomalous settlement of the…

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The use of xenografts to prevent inferior border defects following bilateral sagittal split osteotomies: three-dimensional skeletal analysis using cone beam computed tomography

Aug 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The use of xenografts to prevent inferior border defects following bilateral sagittal split osteotomies: three-dimensional skeletal analysis using cone beam computed tomography

Abstract The aim of this retrospective study was to investigate grafting in the osteotomy gap during bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO), using a xenograft and fibrin glue. Hard tissue defects…

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Reliability of optical devices for three-dimensional facial anatomy description: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Aug 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Reliability of optical devices for three-dimensional facial anatomy description: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract The use of three-dimensional (3D) optical instruments to measure soft tissue facial characteristics is increasing, but systematic assessments of their reliability, practical use in research and clinics, outcome measurements,…

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Clinical efficacy of acellular dermal matrix for plastic periodontal and implant surgery: a systematic review

Aug 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Clinical efficacy of acellular dermal matrix for plastic periodontal and implant surgery: a systematic review

Abstract This review was performed to validate the clinical efficacy of acellular dermal matrix (ADM) for plastic periodontal and implant surgery. Four electronic databases and a manual search were utilized…

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Single-stage bone resection and cranioplastic reconstruction: comparison of a novel software-derived PEEK workflow with the standard reconstructive method

Aug 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Single-stage bone resection and cranioplastic reconstruction: comparison of a novel software-derived PEEK workflow with the standard reconstructive method

Abstract The combined resection of skull-infiltrating tumours and immediate cranioplastic reconstruction predominantly relies on freehand-moulded solutions. Techniques that enable this procedure to be performed easily in routine clinical practice would…

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Three-dimensional changes of proximal segments in facial asymmetry patients after bilateral vertical ramus osteotomy

Aug 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Three-dimensional changes of proximal segments in facial asymmetry patients after bilateral vertical ramus osteotomy

Abstract The intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy (IVRO) is a useful technique for mandibular setback surgery. However, there is a tendency for lateral flaring of the proximal segments on the non-deviation…

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Oral health-related quality of life in tumour patients treated with patient-specific dental implants

Aug 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Oral health-related quality of life in tumour patients treated with patient-specific dental implants

Abstract Dental rehabilitation after surgically acquired bone deficiency related to tumour treatment remains a challenge. The insertion of patient-specific implants geared to the contour of the remaining bone is a…

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Comparison of islanded facial artery myomucosal flap with fasciocutaneous free flaps in the reconstruction of lateral oral tongue defects

Aug 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Comparison of islanded facial artery myomucosal flap with fasciocutaneous free flaps in the reconstruction of lateral oral tongue defects

Abstract The aim of this study was to determine whether the islanded facial artery myomucosal flap (iFAMM) is a good alternative to fasciocutaneous free flaps (FCFF) in the reconstruction of…

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“One-piece” patient-specific reconstruction plate for double-barrel fibula-based mandibular reconstruction

Aug 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on “One-piece” patient-specific reconstruction plate for double-barrel fibula-based mandibular reconstruction

Abstract Segmental mandibular defects require reconstruction. The fibula flap serves as a versatile flap in restoring mandibular contour and bony height. With the advances in computer-aided design and additive manufacturing…

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CYFRA 21-1 and MMP-9 as salivary biomarkers for the detection of oral squamous cell carcinoma: a systematic review of diagnostic test accuracy

Aug 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on CYFRA 21-1 and MMP-9 as salivary biomarkers for the detection of oral squamous cell carcinoma: a systematic review of diagnostic test accuracy

Abstract Tissue biopsy with histopathological examination is still considered the gold standard to diagnose oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). This systematic review explored the diagnostic test accuracy of two salivary…

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Preoperative intra-arterial chemotherapy with docetaxel, cisplatin, and peplomycin combined with intravenous chemotherapy using 5-fluorouracil for oral squamous cell carcinoma

Aug 10, 2020 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Preoperative intra-arterial chemotherapy with docetaxel, cisplatin, and peplomycin combined with intravenous chemotherapy using 5-fluorouracil for oral squamous cell carcinoma

Abstract The objectives of this study were to evaluate survival in 141 patients with stage II–IV oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) treated with preoperative intra-arterial chemotherapy with docetaxel, cisplatin, and…

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