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Maxillary Sinus lift

Amin Rahpeyma, Saeedeh Khajehahmadi
Maxillary sinus antrolithisis is a rare finding. Conservative surgical removal recommended. In the patients that need to maxillary intrasinus augmentation and antrolith is observed in preoperative radiography, 2 options remain. First, doing Caldwell-luc surgery to remove antrolith and delayed open sinus lift. Second way is removing antrolith and concomitant intrasinus augmentation.The first way has 2 disadvantages: prolonged waiting period and difficulty of open sinus lift in sinuses with scar and fibrosis...
March 1, 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Umesh Y Pai, Shobha Rodrigues, Puneeth Hegde, Nikita Khurana
Pneumatization of the sinus is a common occurrence after extraction of maxillary posterior teeth. Implant procedures require a clinically acceptable level of bone to be present for implants to be placed in function. Residual bone with >4 mm of height can be managed using the indirect sinus lift procedure, whereas bone height <4 mm requires a direct sinus lift using lateral window approach. This clinical case report describes the use of autogenous core used to lift the membrane in conjunction with calcium phosphosilicate putty using minimal armamentarium, thereby avoiding the associated morbidity and complications associated with a direct sinus lift procedure...
October 2017: Contemporary Clinical Dentistry
Karine Câmara Silva, Elton Gonçalves Zenóbio, Paulo Eduardo Alencar Souza, Rodrigo Villamarim Soares, Maurício Greco Cosso, Martinho Campolina Rebello Horta
This study aimed to compare the primary and secondary stability, measured by Resonance Frequency Analysis (RFA), in implants of different lengths installed in areas submitted to maxillary sinus lift. Correlation between RFA and implant insertion torque was also assessed. Twenty implants of 9 and 11 mm were inserted in areas submitted to maxillary sinus lift. The insertion torque was measured by the Bien Air® motor. Osstell®, through RFA, determined the ISQ (Implant Stability Quotient) at two times: the day of implant installation (T1) and 90 days after implant installation (T2)...
January 5, 2018: Journal of Oral Implantology
I Balan, M DI Girolamo, D Lauritano, F Carinci
Treatment of severe maxillary atrophy with implants has achieved important successes in recent years. The limit of implant insertion is related to inadequate bone quantity (i.e. height and width). Alveolar bone grafting, sinus lifting and major grafting via Le Fort I osteotomy have used in the past to restore bone volume prior of implant insertion. However successes do not always occur and a second stage surgery is necessary in most cases. Immediate loading cannot be performed in all grafted bone. In recent years a new treatment approach has been proposed by using zygomatic implants...
July 2017: Oral & Implantology
V R Balaji, R Lambodharan, D Manikandan, S Deenadayalan
Replacement of missing teeth in the posterior maxilla is always a challenge for the treating implant surgeon as the posterior maxilla has several obstacles in the form of quality, quantity, the anatomy of the maxillary sinus, and inaccessibility. To overcome these deficiencies, several surgical procedures such as sinus lift, bone augmentation, tilted implants, short implants, and zygomatic implants were tried. Since these procedures have their own limitations, pterygomaxillary region provides us an excellent place for placement of implant and rehabilitation of posterior maxilla...
November 2017: Journal of Pharmacy & Bioallied Sciences
Ali Khalighi Sigaroudi, Zahra Dalili Kajan, Shabnam Rastgar, Hamid Neshandar Asli
Purpose: Analyzing different patterns of maxillary sinus septa in cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) images and predicting maxillary sinus membrane perforations. Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional study, CBCT images of 222 patients ranging from 20 to 81 years old were evaluated. One hundred fifty-two patients (93 females and 59 males) who had maxillary sinus septa in axial views were included in this study. Cross-sectional images were used to determine classifications of sinus septa and the risk of membrane perforation using a method modified from Al-Faraje et al...
December 2017: Imaging Science in Dentistry
Soheil Bechara, Tatjana Nimčenko, Ričardas Kubilius
OBJECTIVE: To assess efficacy of short (6 mm) implants with a novel macrostructure and thread design placed in a compromised bone situations of edentulous posterior regions of maxilla (3-4 mm of bone height under sinus floor) as compared to results of clinical situations treated with simultaneous maxillary sinus grafting and placement of long (≥10 mm) implants of the same company. STUDY DESIGN: Clinical cases of conducted clinical study. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients with compromised bone height in edentulous posterior regions of maxilla were randomly divided into two groups...
2017: Stomatologija
Silvio Mario Meloni, Sascha Alekshander Jovanovic, Milena Pisano, Erta Xhanari, Giacomo De Riu, Antonio Tullio, Marco Tallarico
PURPOSE: To compare the outcome of implants inserted in maxillary sinuses augmented with anorganic bovine bone (ABB) grafts vs mixed 50% ABB and 50% autologous bone graft, using a lateral window approach. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study was designed as a randomised controlled trial of parallel groups. Patients in need of an implant-supported prosthesis in a maxillary posterior area with a residual alveolar bone height no greater than 4 mm (range 0-4 mm) were recruited for lateral sinus grafting...
2017: European Journal of Oral Implantology
Giorgio Gastaldi, Pietro Felice, Roberto Pistilli, Carlo Barausse, Anna Trullenque-Eriksson, Marco Esposito
PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy of short (5 or 6 mm long) dental implants vs 10 mm or longer implants placed in crestally lifted sinuses. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty partially edentulous patients with 5 to 7 mm of residual crestal height and at least 7 mm thickness below the maxillary sinuses as measured on computed tomography scans were randomised according to a parallel group design to receive either one to two 5 or 6 mm long implants (10 patients) or 10 mm long implants (10 patients) after crestal sinus lifting and grafting with anorganic bovine bone...
2017: European Journal of Oral Implantology
Marcelo Parra, Claudia Atala-Acevedo, Rodrigo Fariña, Ziyad S Haidar, Carlos Zaror, Sergio Olate
PURPOSE: The aim was to determine the survival rate of dental implants installed in the posterior region of the maxilla after a graftless maxillary sinus lift via the lateral window approach and to identify the factors involved in the results. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A systematic search was done on MEDLINE, EMBASE, LILACS, Scopus, and Science Direct up to June 2016; additional studies were identified through an analysis of references. Primary studies in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French were included; the selection and data extraction process was conducted by 2 investigators independently, and the methodological quality was evaluated by means of the Effective Public Health Practice Project's Quality Assessment Tool...
February 2018: Implant Dentistry
F Rivara, M Negri, S Lumetti, L Parisi, A Toffoli, E Calciolari, E Manfredi, G M Macaluso
Objective: Sinus floor elevation with lateral approach is probably the most frequently performed reconstructive procedure to rehabilitate posterior maxilla when a bone deficiency is present. Different graft materials have been proposed and tested, often with high clinical performances and predictable results. Histological analysis is required when evaluating new materials. We investigated human biopsies retrieved after sinus floor elevation procedure by histomorphometric evaluation to test the performance of an equine-derived bone grafting material...
2017: BioMed Research International
M A Lopez, M Casale, V Candotto, R Papalia, F Bressi, F Carinci
In the context of the trans crestal maxillary sinus lift, a wide variety of biomaterials have been used to fill the sub-antral space over the years. The materials that have a pasty consistency and are smooth and free from lumps are the most suitable to come into contact with the Schneiderian membrane which, if torn, cannot perform its graft containment function. In this study, a micronized heterologous bone in a collagen matrix of two different percentages was used in order to fill the maxillary sinus. Before using biomaterial as filler, a spray form of hyaluronic acid was used to disinfect the surgical site before and after the surgery, along with more consistent and pasty form of gel of hyaluronic acid being used in order to facilitate the detachment of the membrane...
December 27, 2017: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents
Jun Zhang, Jaesuh Park, Jung-Woo Lee, Yong-Dae Kwon, Eun-Cheol Kim
OBJECTIVES: Although bisphosphonates (BPs) are known to be associated with osteonecrosis of the maxilla, the precise effects of BPs on bone metabolism in human maxillary sinus mucosal cells (HMSMCs) are not yet known. The purposes of this study were to examine the effects of the BPs zoledronate (ZOL) and alendronate (ALN) on osteoblastic and osteoclastic differentiation in HMSMCs and to investigate the signaling pathways involved. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The effects of ZOL and ALN were assessed for osteoblast differentiation by alkaline phosphatase (ALP) activity, alizarin red staining, and RT-PCR for genes encoding Runx2 and osterix...
November 30, 2017: Clinical Oral Investigations
Ee Lian Lim, Wei Cheong Ngeow, Daniel Lim
The objective of this study was to measure the topographic thickness of the lateral wall of the maxillary sinus in selected Asian populations. Measurements were made on the lateral walls of maxillary sinuses recorded using CBCT in a convenient sample of patients attending an Asian teaching hospital. The points of measurement were the intersections between the axes along the apices of the canine, first premolar, and second premolar and along the mesiobuccal and distobuccal apices of the first and second molars and horizontal planes 10 mm, 20 mm, 30 mm and 40 mm beneath the orbital floor...
November 27, 2017: Brazilian Oral Research
Paolo Toti, Simone Marconcini, Enrica Giammarinaro, Giorgio Pedretti, Antonio Barone, Ugo Covani
Our purpose was to evaluate the occurrence of complications, and the degree of bone loss in a cohort of patients treated with fixed prostheses supported by immediately loaded dental implants. The primary aim was to compare partial versus full-arch Fixed Dental Prostheses. We then tested the effect of sinus lifting. In the present retrospective cohort study, the patients had their implants restored with Fixed Dental Prostheses supported by dental implants positioned in the posterior maxilla and mandible. When necessary, the maxillary sinuses were grafted with particulate autogenous bone...
November 28, 2017: Journal of Oral Implantology
Sebastian Pohl, Robert Haas, Stefan Tangl, Christian Schuh, Georg Mailath-Pokorny, Veronika Pohl
OBJECTIVE: To document the behavior of autogenous bone block in sinus lift and surgical consequences. STUDY DESIGN: Twelve sinus lifts with autogenous hip bone blocks and simultaneous insertion of two implants in 6 adult female sheep. Polychrome sequential labelling and histologic and histomorphometric evaluation after 6, 16, and 26 weeks. RESULTS: Augmentation material in the apical third was almost fully resorbed after 26 weeks (P = ...
January 2018: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology
Zainab H Al-Ghurabi, Saif Saadedeen Abdulrazaq
The aim of the study was to evaluate the benefit of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) and how to minimize injury to the posterior superior alveolar artery (PSAA) before sinus lift procedure. Cone beam computed tomography scans of 30 maxillary sinuses (15 patients) assessed to determine the location of PSAA presinus lift procedure. The data collected were used to extend the existed literature. The most common location of the PSAA was intraosseous (66.7%), the subantral distance mean was 5 ± 1 mm, and the mean distance of PSAA from the crest was 15 ± 1...
October 27, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Yuefeng Ding, Xuejuan Wang
Maxillary sinus lift surgery (MSLS) is considered to be a useful treatment method for patients with atrophic alveolar bone. Choosing a suitable surgical procedure to simultaneously decrease graft absorption and obtain long-term survival of dental implants is still a challenge. In this study, 20 patients received MSLS with graft of bone morphogenetic protein 2 (BMP2)-loaded calcium phosphate. Dental implants were placed simultaneously in 10 patients receiving MSLS (1-stage group), and in 10 patients receiving dental implants with a 3 to 6 months delay (2-stage group)...
January 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
Moataz Elgezawi, Khalid Hassan, Adel Alagl, Ahmad M Al-Thobity, Basel Al-Mutairi, Thamir Al-Houtan, Shazia Sadaf
OBJECTIVE: To improve the confidence of the final year dental students in completing occlusal and oral rehabilitation of patients, with complexities beyond their scope, based on full analysis of the biomechanical and esthetic considerations of each case. MATERIAL & METHODS: Two comprehensive patient situations presenting with special difficulties including extensive, reduced vertical dimension of occlusion, limited interocclusal space and maxillary alveolar bone for implant insertion necessitating bone augmentation and a sinus lift surgery was managed by two students at our institute...
October 2017: Saudi Dental Journal
A Sindel, M M Özarslan, Ö Özalp
Ten patients who underwent sinus lift surgery with simultaneous implant placement using the intrasinusal locking technique were evaluated retrospectively. All patients were scheduled for sinus floor elevation procedures with simultaneous implant placement. Schneiderian membrane perforation occurred during the lifting procedure, and conventional methods failed to repair the perforation. Therefore, an autogenous bone ring was placed at the base of the maxillary sinus and was locked to the alveolar crest with a dental implant...
October 9, 2017: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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