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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27926988/prognosis-of-teeth-in-the-line-of-jaw-fractures
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Kamaldeep K Aulakh, Tejinder Kaur, Sumeet Sandhu
BACKGROUND/AIM: The decision as to whether teeth in the line of jaw fractures should be extracted or retained remains a controversial issue. The aim of this study was to assess the prognosis of teeth directly in the line of, and adjacent to jaw fracture sites. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study consisted of 50 patients with facial fractures in the dentate region, the diagnosis of which was made on the basis of clinical and radiographic examinations. A total of 124 teeth were present in 69 fracture sites (50 patients), of which 89 teeth were evaluated both, clinically (tooth mobility, pocket depth, pulp sensibility) and with periapical radiographs (degree of fracture displacement, marginal bone loss, root resorption)...
December 7, 2016: Dental Traumatology: Official Publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27923935/radiographic-mastoid-and-middle-ear-effusions-in-intensive-care-unit-subjects
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Phillip Huyett, Yael Raz, Barry E Hirsch, Andrew A McCall
BACKGROUND: This study was conducted to determine the incidence of and risk factors associated with the development of radiographic mastoid and middle ear effusions (ME/MEE) in ICU patients. METHODS: Head computed tomography or magnetic resonance images of 300 subjects admitted to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center neurologic ICU from April 2013 through April 2014 were retrospectively reviewed. Images were reviewed for absent, partial, or complete opacification of the mastoid air cells and middle ear space...
December 6, 2016: Respiratory Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27923726/single-stage-soft-tissue-reconstruction-and-orbital-fracture-repair-for-complex-facial-injuries
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Peng Sen Wu, Reshvin Matoo, Hong Sun, Li Yuan Song, Don O Kikkawa, Wei Lu
BACKGROUND: Orbital fractures with open periorbital wounds cause significant morbidity. Timing of debridement with fracture repair and soft tissue reconstruction is controversial. This study focuses on the efficacy of early single-stage repair in combined bony and soft tissue injuries. METHODS: Retrospective review. Twenty-three patients with combined open soft tissue wounds and orbital fractures were studied for single-stage orbital reconstruction and periorbital soft tissue repair...
November 11, 2016: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery: JPRAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27922962/retention-and-mechanical-behavior-of-attachment-systems-for-implant-retained-auricular-prostheses
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Eder Alberto Sigua-Rodriguez, Douglas Rangel Goulart, Zarina Tatia Santos, Natalia Alvarez-Pinzon, Sergio Olate, José Ricardo de Albergaria-Barbosa
OBJECTIVE: Auricular prostheses are artificial substitutes for facial defects. The retention of these has often been a problem. This study aimed to evaluate the mechanical behavior of 3 retained auricular prosthetic connections when submitted to a mechanical cycling test. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twelve samples with installed implants were obtained and divided into 3 groups according to their retention system with 4 samples in each group. I: bar-clip system; II: magnet system; and III: ball/o-ring system...
December 5, 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27906849/carotid-artery-aneurysm-a-rare-cause-of-hemotympanum
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Selçuk Güneş, Zahide Mine Yazici, Hakan Selçuk, Baver Masallah Şimşek, Mustafa Çelik, Fatma Tülin Kayhan
Temporal bone fractures can occur as a result of various head trauma. The most common cause of the hemotympanum is traumatic temporal bone fracture. Facial paralysis and hearing loss can be seen associated with temporal bone fracture. The development of the internal carotid artery aneurysm after temporal bone fracture is extremely rare. In this article, the authors evaluated carotid artery aneurysm that developed after temporal fracture and aneurism compressed by coagulated blood mass which showed itself as a hemotympanum...
November 30, 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27906845/an-algorithmic-approach-using-ultrasonography-in-the-diagnosis-of-pediatric-nasal-bone-fracture
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Ikkei Tamada, Takaaki Mori, Nobuaki Inoue, Hirokazu Shido, Marie Aoki, Yukie Nakamura, Ruri Kamogawa
BACKGROUND: Ultrasonography (US) was recently reported as a reliable modality for diagnosing nasal bone fractures. However, whether US is reliable as a screening tool in the pediatric emergency department (ED) remains unknown. This prospective cohort study had a 2-fold aim: to assess the utility of US in the diagnosis of pediatric nasal bone fracture, and to evaluate the validity of our protocol for managing pediatric nasal bone fractures (Fuchu-Kids algorithm). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Among the patients who presented at the ED with facial trauma, those with a suspected nasal bone fracture were enrolled in the study...
November 30, 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27901247/anabolic-steroids-for-rehabilitation-after-hip-fracture-in-older-people
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Vaqas Farooqi, Maayken E L van den Berg, Ian D Cameron, Maria Crotty
BACKGROUND: Hip fracture occurs predominantly in older people, many of whom are frail and undernourished. After hip fracture surgery and rehabilitation, most patients experience a decline in mobility and function. Anabolic steroids, the synthetic derivatives of the male hormone testosterone, have been used in combination with exercise to improve muscle mass and strength in athletes. They may have similar effects in older people who are recovering from hip fracture. OBJECTIVES: To examine the effects (primarily in terms of functional outcome and adverse events) of anabolic steroids after surgical treatment of hip fracture in older people...
September 2016: São Paulo Medical Journal, Revista Paulista de Medicina
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27898160/haptic-feedback-improves-surgeons-user-experience-and-fracture-reduction-in-facial-trauma-simulation
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Sabine Girod, Sara C Schvartzman, Dyani Gaudilliere, Kenneth Salisbury, Rebeka Silva
Computer-assisted surgical (CAS) planning tools are available for craniofacial surgery, but are usually based on computer-aided design (CAD) tools that lack the ability to detect the collision of virtual objects (i.e., fractured bone segments). We developed a CAS system featuring a sense of touch (haptic) that enables surgeons to physically interact with individual, patient-specific anatomy and immerse in a three-dimensional virtual environment. In this study, we evaluated initial user experience with our novel system compared to an existing CAD system...
2016: Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27894664/tomographic-osteometry-of-the-zygomatic-bone-applied-to-traumatology-of-facial-bones-preliminary-retrospective-study-of-zygomatic-summit-in-28-patients
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Barbara Lerhe, Sarah Alshehri, Denis Ferachon, Sébastien Dejean, Anne Sophie Salabert, Raphael Lopez
BACKGROUND: The available referential measures defining the zygomatic bone morphology are adequate enough for full determination of the zygoma positioning, especially for trauma surgery, but osteometric analysis of the zygoma positioning based on tomographic examinations could be useful in peroperative and postoperative imaging. In this study, we propose referential measures, taking into account the morphology and the symmetry of the zygoma. In addition, the reliability and reproducibility are considered...
October 28, 2016: Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27891426/palatonasal-fistula-repair-a-case-of-unanticipated-difficult-intubation
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Hemraj Tungaria, Lalit K Raiger, Rajkumar Paliwal, Shekhar Suman Saxena, Bishan Kumar Bairwa
Patients with present or previous history of facio-maxillary trauma will mostly be associated with a difficult airway. Surgical correction of these injuries might not always correct the altered airway. We report a case of palatonasal fistula following an old facio-maxillary fracture, which has led to interpretation of a difficult airway into a normal one. The patient was found to be having difficult airway during direct laryngoscopy which caused failure to intubate initially. Though, the patient was successfully intubated in the third attempt by senior anaesthesiologist making use of manoeuvres and equipment available, it made an impact for us to do a proper pre-op evaluation of patients with history of surgical correction of facial injuries and also for being prepared for can't ventilate and can't intubate situation in such type of cases...
October 2016: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27884480/subcutaneous-emphysema-after-vigorous-sneezing-in-the-setting-of-acute-frontal-sinusitis
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Scott Hirsch, Daniel Coelho, Theodore Schuman
INTRODUCTION: Subcutaneous emphysema [SCE] can develop due to traumatic, infectious, and spontaneous causes and usually localizes to the periorbital space. CASE: We present a case of an 18-year-old male with an 8-day history of migraine-like headaches followed by the acute onset of frontofacial swelling after vigorous sneezing. Radiologic and physical exam findings supported a diagnosis of frontofacial SCE in the setting of frontal sinusitis. DISCUSSION: A sneeze, although usually benign, causes a significant increase in intranasal pressure...
September 12, 2016: American Journal of Otolaryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27881321/a-digital-approach-integrating-facial-scanning-in-a-cad-cam-workflow-for-complete-mouth-implant-supported-rehabilitation-of-patients-with-edentulism-a-pilot-clinical-study
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Bassam Hassan, Beatriz Gimenez Gonzalez, Ali Tahmaseb, Marcus Greven, Daniel Wismeijer
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM: Complete-mouth implant-supported rehabilitations are challenging because of the multiple surgical and prosthetic steps involved in clinical evaluations to assure passive prosthesis fit and optimal esthetic and functional outcomes. As a result, these rehabilitations are usually associated with substantial clinical time, patient discomfort, and high treatment cost. PURPOSE: The purpose of this pilot clinical study was to evaluate a novel digital approach integrating digital intraoral dental and extraoral facial scanning information to design and mill a computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD-CAM) implant-retained prosthesis for patients with complete edentulism...
October 27, 2016: Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27875513/post-traumatic-trigeminal-neuropathy-caused-by-an-orbital-stab-wound
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Shinpei Matsuda, Hitoshi Yoshimura, Tadanori Hamano, Kazuo Sano
Sensory and motor neuropathy of the trigeminal nerve due to trauma is quite rare. Furthermore, there have been no detailed reports on occlusal abnormalities and trismus associated with post-traumatic trigeminal motor neuropathy. Here, the authors report a case of trigeminal motor neuropathy and trigeminal sensory neuropathy in all 3 divisions caused by an orbital stab wound. During kendo practice, a 61-year-old man was injured in his right medial canthus with the splinter of a broken bamboo sword. Imaging examinations did not show a brain injury or orbital bone fracture...
November 21, 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27873526/evaluation-of-complications-after-endoscopy-assisted-open-reduction-and-internal-fixation-of-unilateral-condylar-fractures-of-the-mandible-retrospective-analysis-2010-2015
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V Machoň, K Klíma, V Vlachopulos, J Valach, J Levorová, R Foltán
BACKGROUND: The authors present their experience with endoscopy assisted open reduction and internal fixation of condylar fractures of the mandible. Their results are presented in a retrospective study of 33 patients with unilateral subcondylar fracture, who underwent a surgical procedure between 2010 and 2015. Reduction and fixation, stability of occlusion 12 months after the operation and also presence of complications were evaluated. RESULTS: Satisfactory reduction (anatomic or physiologic) was achieved in 31 patients...
2016: Acta Chirurgiae Plasticae
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27870351/review-of-in-vivo-bone-strain-studies-and-finite-element-models-of-the-zygomatic-complex-in-humans-and-nonhuman-primates-implications-for-clinical-research-and-practice
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Felippe Bevilacqua Prado, Alexandre Rodrigues Freire, Ana Cláudia Rossi, Justin A Ledogar, Amanda L Smith, Paul C Dechow, David S Strait, Tilman Voigt, Callum F Ross
The craniofacial skeleton is often described in the clinical literature as being comprised of vertical bony pillars, which transmit forces from the toothrow to the neurocranium as axial compressive stresses, reinforced transversely by buttresses. Here, we review the literature on bony microarchitecture, in vivo bone strain, and finite-element modeling of the facial skeleton of humans and nonhuman primates to address questions regarding the structural and functional existence of facial pillars and buttresses...
December 2016: Anatomical Record: Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27861401/orbitocutaneous-fistula-secondary-to-buried-polyethylene-mesh-implant-12-years-after-injury
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Won-Kyung Cho, Audrey C Ko, Bobby S Korn, Don O Kikkawa
Fabric monofilament polyethylene mesh is an implant primarily used in the repair of abdominal and chest walls. However, there have been isolated reports of using this implant in facial reconstruction. The authors describe a patient who underwent prior orbital floor fracture repair with polyethylene mesh and subsequently developed a recurrent orbital abscess 12 years later. Despite incorporation of the fabric monofilament polyethylene mesh within healed bone, an orbitocutaneous fistula developed after a secondary injury, causing hyperglobus and cicatricial lower eyelid retraction...
November 15, 2016: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27858844/forced-duction-training-a-potential-key-point-for-recovery-in-pediatric-patients-with-trapdoor-fracture
#17
Yinwei Li, Xuefei Song, Lunhao Li, Xianqun Fan, Ming Lin
Trapdoor fracture is a type of orbital fracture frequently observed in pediatric patients after facial trauma. The treatment options and surgical outcomes associated with this fracture are controversial.This study investigated the surgery principles and strategies as well as the functional training for the recovery and prognosis of pediatric patients with trapdoor fracture.A retrospective study was conducted on 21 pediatric patients with orbital trapdoor fracture who received the transconjunctival approach for orbital defect reconstruction surgery between 2009 and 2014 at the Department of Ophthalmology, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital...
November 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27858080/-treatment-of-mandibular-angle-fracture-through-intraoral-and-extraoral-approach-a-comparative-study
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Bo-Jun Zhang, Wei-Hong Wang, Biao Xu
PURPOSE: To compare the clinical effects of mandibular angle fracture surgery through intraoral and extraoral approach. METHODS: From January 2008 to December 2014, 46 patients with mandibular angle fracture were retrospectively recruited in this study. An intraoral approach was used in 22 cases as group 1 in whom the fractures were fixed by one titanium miniplate alone, the others through an extraoral approach as group 2 in whom the fractures were fixed by two plates...
August 2016: Shanghai Kou Qiang Yi Xue, Shanghai Journal of Stomatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27856023/don-t-blow-it-extensive-subcutaneous-emphysema-of-the-neck-caused-by-isolated-facial-injuries-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
#19
Hannah Makrides, Luke D Lawton
BACKGROUND: Although subcutaneous emphysema resulting from maxillofacial surgery is well described in the literature, the association with maxillofacial trauma is less firm. Clinically evident subcutaneous emphysema from facial injury is uncommon and extension into the cervical and mediastinal tissues is exceedingly rare, with few reported cases. CASE REPORT: An unusual case of extensive subcutaneous emphysema after facial trauma is presented. The case posed a diagnostic dilemma in our emergency department...
November 14, 2016: Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27847832/recurrent-parotid-carcinosarcoma-in-an-asymptomatic-patient
#20
Joshua Mansour, Abhishek Mangaonkar, Vamsi Kota
In this article, we present the case of a 52-year-old male with a history of parotid carcinosarcoma with initial diagnosis being 18 months prior. Initial treatment included a combination of gamma knife surgery coupled with high dosage chemotherapy and X-ray radiation therapy. At the time of follow-up, the patient presented with no complaints and had a nearly normal physical exam with the exception of some facial nerve weakness on the same side as the initial surgery. Despite being asymptomatic, the patient had a significant progression of disease that was manifested with intracranial lesions, multiple pathologic fractures, and a dramatic increase in overall tumor burden...
October 2016: Journal of Investigative Medicine High Impact Case Reports
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