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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29147799/the-use-of-fibrin-glue-to-stabilize-geometry-of-free-flaps-vascular-pedicle
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LETTER
Giada A Beltramini, Dimitri Rabbiosi, Fabiana Allevi, Aldo B Giannì, Federico Biglioli
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 17, 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29101582/most-cited-publications-in-oral-and-maxillofacial-surgery-a-bibliometric-analysis
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Nawaf Aslam-Pervez, Joshua E Lubek
BACKGROUND: Citation is one of the most important forms of acknowledgment and recognition received by our peers in academia. This study identifies and characterizes the current topmost highly cited publications in journals specifically dedicated to the specialty. The purpose of this study is to identify, using the citation count, works that have made key contributions in the field and to provide insight into the direction the specialty has taken in the last 30 years. METHODS: Four journals that were dedicated to the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMFS) were selected...
November 4, 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29086089/can-gray-values-derived-from-ct-and-cone-beam-ct-estimate-new-bone-formation-an-in-vivo-study
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Farshid Bastami, Shahriar Shahab, Azin Parsa, Fatemeh Mashhadi Abbas, Mohammad Hadi Noori Kooshki, Mahshid Namdari, Hamidreza Azimi Lisar, Tohid Rafiei, Farahnaz Fahimipour, Majid Salehi, Maissa Jafari
OBJECTIVES: The main aim of this study was to investigate whether Hounsfield unit derived from computed tomography (HU/CT) and gray value derived from cone beam computed tomography (GV/CBCT) can predict the amount of new bone formation (NBF) in the defects after bone reconstruction surgeries. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty calvaria defects created in 5 rabbits and grafted with both radiolucent (RL, n = 15) and radiopaque (RO, n = 15) bone substitute materials were evaluated, 8 weeks postoperatively...
October 31, 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29080960/protocol-for-mandibular-reconstruction-with-zygomatic-implants-zygomatic-mandibular-implant
#4
Ruben Muñoz, Golaszewski Gajos, Jose Bladimir, Diaz Carvajal, Alvaro Luis, Grace Del Valle Speranza
INTRODUCTION: This study describes a modified protocol using transmandibular zygomatic implants with immediate occlusal loading for the comprehensive dental rehabilitation of previously reconstructed mandibular defects and reports preliminary results of this modified protocol. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Fifteen patients (6 female and 9 male), with a mean of age 40.26 years (range 12 to 68 years), had previously undergone immediate mandibular reconstruction using either autologous bone grafting, bone transport, or microvascular free-flap reconstruction for a variety of diagnoses...
October 28, 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29067543/maxillofacial-surgery-the-impact-of-the-great-war-on-both-sides-of-the-trenches
#5
Panagiotis Stathopoulos
"War is the father and King of all", Heraclitus the obscure philosopher, declares. It certainly appears that the specialty of maxillofacial surgery was greatly advanced during WWI. This article focuses on the circumstances under which the specialty was developed, the significant events and the important figures that played a leading role in the advancement of a new fascinating surgical specialty. The literature leaves no doubt that trench warfare despite its devastating outcome for humanity has forged the shape of modern maxillofacial surgery...
October 25, 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28861625/the-hydroxyapatite-turkish-delight-a-technical-note
#6
L Kustermans, Maurice Y Mommaerts
Nasal dorsum augmentation is commonly performed using autologous cartilage grafts, also in the Turkish Delight technique. The aim of this study was to describe a modification of the Turkish Delight technique for dorsal augmentation consisting of small hydroxyapatite-calcium carbonate granules (0.5-1 mm) that were wrapped in layers of oxidized cellulose and glued with 1-2-cm(3) fibrin sealant and to compare its utility with that of other techniques. Clinically stable and satisfactory results were achieved in the four cases examined...
September 1, 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29101581/a-case-of-traumatic-infraorbital-neuroma
#7
Shahriar Amjadi, Weng Onn Chan, Saul Rajak, David K Morrissey, Sumu Simon, Gary Davis, Dinesh Selva, Alkis J Psaltis
A 53-year-old Afghan man presented with a 12-month history of left proptosis, diplopia and facial swelling 20 years after a bomb blast injury. Magnetic resonance and computed tomography imaging revealed a well-circumscribed lesion centred within the left inferior orbit/superior maxillary sinus along with left orbital fracture. Histopathology and immunostaining of the debulked lesion were consistent with traumatic neuroma of the infraorbital nerve. Infraorbital neuromas have developed following orbital decompression surgeries but have not been reported previously following non-surgical trauma...
December 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29067544/rare-case-report-of-an-aggressive-follicular-lymphoid-hyperplasia-in-maxilla
#8
João Adolfo Costa Hanemann, Marina Lara de Carli, Ernesto Rabello Dendena, Carlos Eduardo Gomes do Couto Filho, Suzana Catanhede Orsini Machado de Sousa, Alessandro Antônio Costa Pereira, Fernanda Salgueiredo Giudice, Felipe Fornias Sperandio
Follicular lymphoid hyperplasia is a very rare though benign reactive process of an unknown pathogenesis that may resemble a follicular lymphoma, clinically and histologically. Oral reactive follicular hyperplasia (RFH) has been described on the hard or soft palate and at the base of the tongue. We describe here the first case of RFH presenting as an aggressive tumor on the right posterior side of the maxilla in a 24-year-old male patient. The lesion had a clinical evolution of 18 months and was noticed after the surgical extraction of the right third molar, although we cannot assume a cause-effect relation with that surgical event whatsoever...
December 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29063305/should-alcohol-screening-be-a-routine-practice-in-alcohol-related-facial-trauma-care-a-narrative-review
#9
REVIEW
Kai H Lee
The link between alcohol intoxication and Emergency Department (ED) attendance for management of alcohol-related injuries has been well documented. The acute settings such as ED and surgical wards may not be the most appropriate environment for treatment of chronic conditions, but traumatic episode presentation to ED may offer the most opportunistic time to focus on screening against harmful alcohol use in order to provide timely feedback and support. Although ED provides an opportunity to identify patients with alcohol problems, the initial challenge is finding suitable ways to identify and screen affected patients...
December 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29022165/a-new-approach-to-treat-bone-gaps-after-midfacial-and-zygomatic-fractures-with-a-collagen-membrane
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Matthias Krause, Heike Hümpfner-Hierl, Lutz Völker, Thomas Hierl, Niels Christian Pausch
PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to analyze the eligibility of resorbable collagen membrane in the treatment of midfacial fractures to prevent gap formation and subsequent cheek tissue retraction. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We included nine patients (six males, three females; mean age 51; range 20-73 years; mean bone gap size 8.03 × 13.12 mm) in a retrospective study design. The defect size was assessed by ultrasound. RESULTS: After a healing period of 4 to 55 weeks, treatment resulted in a significant reduction of gap size (residual mean bone gap size 6...
December 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28975421/maxillary-zygomatic-hexagonal-implant-system-mzh-system-for-severe-resorption-a-new-technique
#11
Muñoz Ruben, Golaszewski Jose, Diaz Alvaro, Speranza Grace
INTRODUCTION: The biomechanical demands of the severely resorbed maxilla have prompted the search for alternative points of anchorage for zygomatic implants that allows stabilizing a prosthesis in young patients (30 years old or more) for restitution of function and form. The purpose of this study is to describe the protocol of zygomatic hexagonal implants in patients with severe maxillary bone resorption. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Ten patients with severe maxillary resorption were treated with hexagonal implants system, they were evaluated at the preoperative and the postoperative periods for a minimal of 24 months, and the evaluation was clinical and trough conventional radiographs and CT scans...
December 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28948377/assessment-of-the-quality-of-life-of-the-patients-with-treated-oral-cancer-in-iran
#12
Bahareh Tahani, Sayed Mohammad Razavi, Hamid Emami, Fatemeh Alamchi
PURPOSE: Oral cancer diagnosis and treatment could influence the well-being of patients. The aim of this study was to assess the quality of life (QOL) of oral cancer patients after their treatments. METHOD: In this descriptive-analytical study, all oral cancer patients' records were retrieved from the archives of the oral pathology departments of Isfahan dental school and Sayed-al-Shohada from 2004 to 2015. Telephone interviews were conducted to collect data using the short form 36 (SF-36) and Head and Neck (H&N35) questionnaire...
December 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28936552/rational-and-simplified-nomenclature-for-buccinator-myomucosal-flaps
#13
Olindo Massarelli, Luigi Angelo Vaira, Andrea Biglio, Roberta Gobbi, Pasquale Piombino, Giacomo De Riu
BACKGROUND: Reconstruction of moderate-sized mucosal defects of the oral cavity or oropharynx represents a surgical challenge. Buccinator myomucosal flaps seem to provide "ideal reconstruction" of oral/oropharyngeal defects because they carry a thin, mobile, well-vascularized, and sensitive tissue, like that excised or lost. Nevertheless, these flaps are not immediately popular because of confusion surrounding the complex terminology used to name them. METHODS: After a retrospective study on our experience and a literature review, the authors propose a new rational and simplified nomenclature for the classification of buccinator myomucosal flaps, which clarifies the source vessel, the composition of the flap, and the type of transfer...
December 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28932988/surgical-treatment-of-painful-inferior-alveolar-nerve-injuries-following-endodontic-treatment-a-consecutive-case-series-of-seven-patients
#14
Federico Biglioli, Otilija Kutanovaite, Luca Autelitano, Alessandro Lozza, Laura Moneghini, Gaetano Bulfamante, Fabiana Allevi
PURPOSE: Injuries of the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) related to endodontic treatment are being increasingly reported. However, consensus on the preferred intervention and the timing of and indications for surgical treatment is lacking. Here, we describe our experience with painful IAN injuries arising from endodontic treatment and requiring prompt microsurgical treatment. METHODS: Seven consecutive patients with painful IAN injuries were referred to the Maxillofacial Surgery Unit of San Paolo Hospital in Milan...
December 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28921010/a-technique-for-intraoperative-maxillomandibular-fixation
#15
LETTER
Anshul Rai, Anuj Jain
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28920163/correction-of-whistle-deformity-using-autologous-free-fat-grafting-first-results-of-a-pilot-study-and-review-of-the-literature
#16
Sven Holger Baum, Gunnar Rieger, Roman Pförtner, Christopher Mohr
PURPOSE: Whistle deformities are frequent sequelae after surgical correction of cleft lip, trauma, or tumor excision. The aim of this study was to examine the role of autologous free fat grafting in the reconstruction of whistle deformity. PATIENTS: Fifteen patients with whistle deformity were enrolled in this pilot study. The mean follow-up period was 19 months. Liposuction was done followed by the replantation of an average of 2.2 ml autologous fat per patient (range 0...
December 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28905120/animal-and-human-bite-injuries-a-5-year-retrospective-study-in-a-large-urban-public-hospital-in-venezuela
#17
Muñoz Gelvez, Ruben Enrique, Golaszewski Gajos, Jose Bladimir, Diaz Carvajal, Alvaro Luis
INTRODUCTION: Animal bite injuries to the head and neck regions are an important public health problem. Most of these bites are from dogs. A 10-year retrospective study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of animal and human bites. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This retrospective study was done from January 2011 to December 2016 and included 387 patients with a mean age of 21.51 years. Data collection included age, sex, days of hospitalization, lesion type, and clinical management...
December 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28894931/radiographic-evaluation-of-condylar-positioning-in-patients-undergoing-orthognathic-surgery
#18
Wanderley da Silva Félix Junior, Leandro Eduardo Klüppel, Delson João da Costa, Ângela Fernandes, Rafaela Scariot, Nelson Luis Barbosa Rebellato
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate alterations in condylar positioning through submentovertex projection (Hirtz Radiographic Technique) in patients who underwent orthognathic surgery for maxillary advancement and mandibular setback with stable internal fixation. METHODS: A prospective longitudinal clinical study of 40 surgical patients presenting dentofacial deformity admitted in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department of Federal University of Paraná (UFPR) in the period between March 2013 and December 2015...
December 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28879623/the-risk-factors-associated-with-postoperative-hemorrhage-after-tooth-extraction-a-multi-center-retrospective-study-of-patients-receiving-oral-antithrombotic-therapy
#19
Takumi Hasegawa, Souichi Yanamoto, Akira Tachibana, Yuka Kojima, Yoshito Koyama, Michinori Maeda, Takahide Komori
The purpose of this study was to retrospectively investigate the multivariate relationships between specific risk factors and postoperative hemorrhage after tooth extraction in patients who were prescribed oral antithrombotic therapy. Risk factors for postoperative hemorrhage after tooth extraction were evaluated using univariate and multivariate analyses. Patient characteristics such as age and gender; the presence or absence of known comorbidities such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, cerebral infarction, and alcohol consumption; and perioperative diarrhea were assessed...
December 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28856516/usefulness-of-esophagogastroduodenoscopy-and-18-f-fluorodeoxyglucose-positron-emission-tomography-in-detecting-synchronous-multiple-primary-cancers-with-oral-cancer
#20
Naomi Ishibashi-Kanno, Kenji Yamagata, Fumihiko Uchida, Shogo Hasegawa, Toru Yanagawa, Hiroki Bukawa
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to compare the value of screening for synchronous multiple primary cancers in other organs by esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) or (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography (PET-CT) in patients newly diagnosed with oral cancer. METHODS: We retrospectively examined consecutive Japanese patients who were diagnosed with oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and were screened for synchronous multiple primary cancers in other organs by EGD and/or PET-CT between January 2010 and December 2015 at our institution...
December 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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