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Journal of Craniofacial Surgery

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582311/the-second-generation-craniofacial-surgeon-progress-through-personal-responsibility-and-personal-relationships
#1
E J Caterson
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582310/clinical-outcome-and-patients-satisfaction-study-after-otoplasty-using-hybrid-techniques-in-adult-patients
#2
Ji Yun Choi, Shin Chul Jung, Jonathan M Sykes
OBJECTIVES: There are limited data on the effect of otoplasty on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in prominent ears. There are no data on the effect of otoplasty on Glasgow Benefit Inventory (GBI) of otoplasty using hybrid techniques in adult patients. METHODS: This study involved 28 patients who underwent otoplasty using combined procedures. We chose the GBI because it is a sensitive tool for detecting changes in health status following an intervention. Patients older than 13 years received the GBI, being retrospective well-validated questionnaires for measuring the effect of otorhinolaryngologic interventions, and particularly plastic surgery procedures, on HRQoL...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582309/syndrome-of-the-trephined-functional-improvement-after-reconstruction-of-large-cranial-vault-defects
#3
Matthew Hagan, James P Bradley
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582308/modified-genioglossal-advancement-for-isolated-treatment-of-obstructive-sleep-apnea
#4
James D Vargo, W Scott Ogan, Neil Tanna, Damien Stevens, Brian T Andrews
INTRODUCTION: Genioglossal advancement is a surgical procedure for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) that has lost favor as a primary treatment strategy. The authors describe utilization of a modified genioglossal advancement (MGA), combining a geniotubercle advancement via sliding genioplasty and a glossopexy. METHODS: A retrospective review was performed. Preoperative and postoperative apnea-hypopnea indices (AHIs) were compared to determine OSA treatment success...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582307/surgery-first-orthognathic-approach-without-presurgical-orthodontic-treatment-questions-and-answers
#5
Jong Woo Choi, James P Bradley
"Surgery-First" for patients with malocclusion and skeletal disharmony is a new process of employing bony corrective surgery (first) without removal of dental compensations followed by orthodontic finishing (second). This process breaks with the time-tested principles of traditional orthognathic surgery. Not unexpectedly, there is slow adoption of this new process, particularly in the West. Ten frequently asked questions regarding Surgery First are asked and answered in this report in an attempt to provide an increased level of comfort for Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgeons in instituting this process in their practice...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582306/delayed-presentation-of-isolated-sagittal-synostosis-with-raised-intracranial-pressure-and-secondary-chiari-malformation-with-cervical-syringomyelia
#6
Stratos S Sofos, Ben Robertson, Christian Duncan, Ajay Sinha
Sagittal craniosynostosis (SC) is the most common type of premature suture fusion presenting in approximately 1 in every 5000 births with a 3:1 male:female ratio. The most common indication for surgery is the improvement of the cosmetic appearance of the skull, since a cranial deformation may have a significant psychosocial impact on affected patients. Relief from raised intracranial pressure is a further indication for surgery, although an increased intracranial pressure (ICP) can be demonstrated only in a minority of affected children at diagnosis...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582305/effects-of-primary-alveolar-grafting-on-alveolar-bone-thickness-in-patients-with-cleft-lip-and-palate
#7
Ahmed Ghoneima, Eman Allam, Katherine Kula
The purpose of this study was to compare alveolar bone thickness around the teeth adjacent to the cleft using cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) in patients with cleft lip and palate (CLP) who underwent primary alveolar grafting (PAG) as compared with CLP waiting for secondary alveolar grafting (SAG) and to determine the associations with other factors such as the patient's age, sex, and type of cleft. CBCTs of 39 CLP patients were divided into either group 1 (PAG, N = 11) or group 2 (SAG, N = 28)...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582304/surgical-outcomes-for-speech-surgery-in-22q11-2-deletion-syndrome-the-dilemma-of-persistent-velopharyngeal-insufficiency-after-pharyngeal-flap-operation
#8
Ryan D Wagner, Erik M Wolfswinkel, Edward P Buchanan, David Y Khechoyan
INTRODUCTION: The majority of patients with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome suffer from velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI). Patients with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22qDS) commonly present with a large central velopharyngeal gap in the setting of poor velar and pharyngeal wall motion. The posterior pharyngeal flap is considered the most effective technique to treat VPI in this complex patient group. This study aims to critically evaluate success rates of surgical management of VPI in 22qDS patients and discuss options for management of a failed posterior pharyngeal flap (PPF) with persistent VPI...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582303/tranexamic-acid-reduces-blood-loss-in-craniosynostosis-surgery
#9
Nicole M Kurnik, Lacey R Pflibsen, Ruth E Bristol, Davinder J Singh
METHODS: The authors retrospectively reviewed 79 patients with craniosynostosis who underwent either bifrontal or biparietal-occipital calvarial vault remodeling before institution of tranexamic acid (TXA) administration (non-TXA group) and 35 patients after institution of TXA administration (TXA group). The patients were analyzed in 2 groups: all open calvarial vault remodeling patients (anterior and posterior) as a whole, and anterior vaults only as a subset analysis. Primary outcomes accessed were: total intraoperative blood transfused, postoperative blood transfused, and estimated blood loss (EBL)...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582302/effect-of-erythropoietin-on-transfusion-requirements-for-craniosynostosis-surgery-in-children
#10
Hattan A Aljaaly, Salah A Aldekhayel, Julian Diaz-Abele, Mihiran Karunanayka, Mirko S Gilardino
BACKGROUND: Pediatric craniosynostosis surgery is associated with significant blood loss often requiring allogenic blood transfusion (ABT). This study explores the clinical effectiveness of preoperative erythropoietin (EPO) administration in pediatric craniosynostosis surgery in reducing transfusion requirements. METHODS: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature was performed for studies published in English language between 1946 and 2015. Inclusion criteria included original studies in the pediatric population (0-8 years of age) involving preoperative use of EPO in craniofacial procedures with quantitative reporting of perioperative blood transfusion...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582301/reducing-postoperative-bleeding-after-craniosynostosis-repair-utilizing-a-low-dose-transexamic-acid-infusion-protocol
#11
Jennifer K Hansen, Anna M Lydick, Matthew M Wyatt, Brian T Andrews
BACKGROUND: Craniosynostosis surgery is associated with large volume blood loss and the need for blood transfusion. Recently, the use of tranexamic acid (TXA) has been demonstrated to be helpful in reducing perioperative blood loss in many pediatric procedures. This study used a low-dose pharmacokinetic TXA dosing protocol and assessed its ability to limit perioperative blood loss for craniosynostosis repairs. METHODS: A retrospective chart review was conducted of pediatric craniosynostosis surgeries performed at our institution between September 2011 and December 2014...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582300/analyzing-the-cost-of-autogenous-cranioplasty-versus-custom-made-patient-specific-alloplastic-cranioplasty
#12
Mohamed Amir Mrad, Khalid Murrad, Oleh Antonyshyn
PURPOSE: Comparing expenses related to autogenous cranial vault reconstruction versus custom-made patient-specific alloplastic cranioplasty. METHODS: The authors retrospectively reviewed charts of a group of patients who underwent autogenous cranioplasty and poly-ether-ether ketone (PEEK) cranioplasty. The data collected from the patient files included demographic information, details of the surgery, postoperative recovery data, and also duration of surgery. The authors also added costs related to the length of surgery, utilization of intensive care unit, length of hospital stay, amount and seriousness of complications, and hardware cost...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582299/face-of-noma-and-extreme-poverty-development-of-an-economic-index-derivable-from-health-data
#13
Bayo Aluko-Olokun
Health is wealth. Economics is creation of wealth. There is a direct relationship between health and economics. Noma, associated with extreme poverty, can be used as an economic index.
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582298/flail-mandible-and-immediate-airway-management-traumatic-detachment-of-mandibular-lingual-cortex-results-in-obstructive-dyspnea-and-severe-odynophagia
#14
Ioannis Papadiochos, Lampros Goutzanis, Vasileios Petsinis
Isolated mandibular fractures usually represent themselves as non-life-threatening injuries and are not treated in emergency setting. However, some rare patterns of them may result in airway obstruction as a result of displacement of bony fragments. The authors report a patient of an open comminuted fracture of mandibular symphysis which exhibited an uncommon split pattern with retrogression of lingual cortical plate, and thereby induced glossoptosis, painful deglutition, and obstruction of the upper airway within a few hours...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582297/loco-regional-control-with-complete-resection-and-tongue-reconstruction-on-the-malignant-melanoma-in-the-tongue
#15
Tuqa Alkaff, Woo Shik Jeong, Soon Yuhl Nam, Jong Woo Choi
Primary malignant melanoma in the tongue is very uncommon disease that is considered low in comparison to cutaneous melanoma. In this report, the authors described a case of the hemitongue reconstruction with fasciocutaneous free flap on the patient who suffered from the malignant melanoma primarily originating from the base of the tongue that was treated with surgery and radiotherapy but developed a lung metastasis. A 76-year-old man was referred to the otorhinolaryngology clinic after complaining of a painful mass present for 3 months on the right side of the tongue...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582296/free-vastus-intermedius-muscle-flap-a-successful-alternative-for-complex-reconstruction-of-the-neurocranium-in-preoperated-patients
#16
Dominik Horn, Christian Freudlsperger, Moritz Berger, Kolja Freier, Oliver Ristow, Jürgen Hoffmann, Oliver Sakowitz, Michael Engel
The reconstruction of large cranial and scalp defects is a surgical and esthetic challenge. Single autologous tissue transfer can be insufficient due to the defect size and the anatomic complexity of the recipient site. Alloplastic patient-specific preformed implants can be used to recover hard tissue defects of the neurocranium. Nevertheless, for long-term success adequate soft tissue support is required. In this brief clinical study, the authors describe calvarian reconstruction in a 33-year-old patient with wound healing disorder after an initial resection of ependymoma...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582295/cephalometric-improvement-of-severe-microretrognathia-with-an-anterior-open-bite-using-curvilinear-mandibular-distraction-osteogenesis
#17
Jing Li, Patrick A Gerety, Wen Xu, Scott P Bartlett, Jesse A Taylor
Curvilinear mandibular distraction osteogenesis (MDO) provides for multidimensional augmentation and rotation in mandibles with complex, abnormal morphology. This study aims to demonstrate cephalometric changes after curvilinear MDO.A prospectively maintained craniofacial database was queried for patients undergoing curvilinear MDO from 2009 to 2015. Demographic and operative data were collected. Cephalometric measurements were obtained from preoperative and postdistraction imaging, including sella-nasion-B point angle (SNB), mandibular plane angle (MPA), occlusal plane angle (OPA), and gonial angle (GA)...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582294/autologous-fat-injection-for-treatment-of-velopharyngeal-insufficiency
#18
Evan Nigh, Gustavo A Rubio, Jeffery Hillam, Misha Armstrong, Luca Debs, Seth R Thaller
BACKGROUND: Management of velopharyngeal insufficiency (VPI) has traditionally involved surgical repair to improve speech. Posterior pharyngeal augmentation using injectable synthetic materials has been advocated. However, outcomes have been equivocal. More recently, autologous fat injection (AFI) has been advocated for correction of mild to moderate VPI. However, long-term efficacy and safety of this procedure remain unsettled. METHODS: A systematic review of the literature was performed...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582293/alveolar-bone-grafting-changes-the-inclination-of-teeth-and-affects-malocclusion-in-patients-with-unilateral-alveolar-cleft
#19
Jeenam Kim, Hyojeong Shin, Ki-Il Uhm, Donghyeok Shin, Hyungon Choi
INTRODUCTION: Alveolar bone grafting not only stabilizes the alveolar arch, but also provides positive aesthetic outcomes. However, there have been no reports about the inclinations of the incisor and canine or the change in occlusion after alveolar bone grafting. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to analyze the effects of alveolar bone grafting on tooth angles and changes in occlusion in patients with a unilateral alveolar cleft, using three-dimensional computed tomography. METHODS: The authors retrospectively studied alveolar bone grafts performed in Konkuk University Medical Center between January 2008 and January 2013...
June 2, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28582292/review-of-a-review-of-tenure-for-black-latino-and-native-american-faculty-in-academic-medicine-by-fisher-ze-rodr%C3%A3-guez-je-campbell-km-in-south-med-j-110-11-17-2017
#20
Kausar Ali, Kristina P Marsack, Larry H Hollier
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
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