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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29142862/three-dimensional-printing-for-craniomaxillofacial-regeneration
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Laura Gaviria, Joseph J Pearson, Sergio A Montelongo, Teja Guda, Joo L Ong
Craniomaxillofacial injuries produce complex wound environments involving various tissue types and treatment strategies. In a clinical setting, care is taken to properly irrigate and stabilize the injury, while grafts are molded in an attempt to maintain physiological functionality and cosmesis. This often requires multiple surgeries and grafts leading to added discomfort, pain and financial burden. Many of these injuries can lead to disfigurement and resultant loss of system function including mastication, respiration, and articulation, and these can lead to acute and long-term psychological impact on the patient...
October 2017: Journal of the Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29125417/loss-of-mechanosensitive-sclerostin-may-accelerate-cranial-bone-growth-and-regeneration
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Kyung Shin Kang, Jeff Lastfogel, Laurie L Ackerman, Andrew Jea, Alexander G Robling, Sunil S Tholpady
OBJECTIVE Cranial defects can result from trauma, infection, congenital malformations, and iatrogenic causes and represent a surgical challenge. The current standard of care is cranioplasty, with either autologous or allogeneic material. In either case, the intrinsic vascularity of the surrounding tissues allows for bone healing. The objective of this study was to determine if mechanotransductive gene manipulation would yield non-weight-bearing bone regeneration in a critical size calvarial defect in mice. METHODS A mouse model of Sost deletion in Sost knockout (KO) mice was created in which the osteocytes do not express sclerostin...
November 10, 2017: Journal of Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29109835/anterior-submandibular-approach-for-transmylohyoid-endotracheal-intubation-a-reappraisal-with-prospective-study-in-206-cases-of-craniomaxillofacial-fractures
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Nitin Bhola, Anendd Jadhav, Atul Kala, Rahul Deshmukh, Umesh Bhutekar, G S V Prasad
Despite a paradigm shift in anesthesia and trauma airway management, the craniomaxillofacial fracture (CMF) patients continue to pose a challenge. A prospective study was planned between April 2007 and March 2015 to investigate the safety, efficacy, utility, and complications of anterior submandibular approach for transmylohyoid intubation (TMI) in CMFs using an armored endotracheal tube (ETT). Out of 1,207 maxillofacial trauma cases reported, this study recruited 206 patients (152 males and 54 females) aged between 21 and 60 years...
December 2017: Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29101582/most-cited-publications-in-oral-and-maxillofacial-surgery-a-bibliometric-analysis
#4
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/29062645/a-technique-for-reduction-of-edentulous-fractures-using-dentures-and-smartlock-hybrid-fixation-system
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Anna Rose Carlson, Ronnie Labib Shammas, Alexander Christopher Allori, David Bryan Powers
Establishing anatomic reduction of an edentulous mandible fracture is a frequently acknowledged challenge in craniomaxillofacial trauma surgery. In this study, we report a novel method for the reduction of the edentulous mandible fracture, via fabrication of modified Gunning splints using existing dentures and SMARTLock hybrid arch bars. This technique dramatically simplifies the application of an arch bar to dentures, obviates the need for the fabrication of impressions and custom splints, and eliminates the lag time associated with the creation of splints...
September 2017: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29056355/three-dimensional-macroporous-materials-for-tissue-engineering-of-craniofacial-bone
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REVIEW
Akhilesh Kumar Shakya, Umadevi Kandalam
Repair of critical-size defects caused by trauma, removal of a tumour, or congenital abnormalities is a challenge in the craniomaxillofacial region because of the limitations associated with treatment. We have reviewed research papers and updated information relevant to the various types of macroporous scaffolds. We have included papers on several biomaterials and their use in various craniofacial defects such as mandibular, calvarial, and others, as well as the latest technological developments such as 3-dimensional printed scaffolds...
October 19, 2017: British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29054688/collagenous-matrix-supported-by-a-3d-printed-scaffold-for-osteogenic-differentiation-of-dental-pulp-cells
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Farahnaz Fahimipour, Erfan Dashtimoghadam, Morteza Rasoulianboroujeni, Mostafa Yazdimamaghani, Kimia Khoshroo, Mohammadreza Tahriri, Amir Yadegari, Jose A Gonzalez, Daryoosh Vashaee, Douglas C Lobner, Tahereh S Jafarzadeh Kashi, Lobat Tayebi
OBJECTIVE: A systematic characterization of hybrid scaffolds, fabricated based on combinatorial additive manufacturing technique and freeze-drying method, is presented as a new platform for osteoblastic differentiation of dental pulp cells (DPCs). METHODS: The scaffolds were consisted of a collagenous matrix embedded in a 3D-printed beta-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) as the mineral phase. The developed construct design was intended to achieve mechanical robustness owing to 3D-printed β-TCP scaffold, and biologically active 3D cell culture matrix pertaining to the Collagen extracellular matrix...
October 17, 2017: Dental Materials: Official Publication of the Academy of Dental Materials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29027958/adipose-tissue-as-a-strategic-source-of-mesenchymal-stem-cells-in-bone-regeneration-a-topical-review-on-the-most-promising-craniomaxillofacial-applications
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REVIEW
Francesco Paduano, Massimo Marrelli, Massimiliano Amantea, Carlo Rengo, Sandro Rengo, Michel Goldberg, Gianrico Spagnuolo, Marco Tatullo
Bone regeneration in craniomaxillofacial surgery represents an issue that involves both surgical and aesthetic aspects. The most recent studies on bone tissue engineering involving adipose-derived stromal/stem cells (ASCs) have clearly demonstrated that such cells can play a crucial role in the treatment of craniomaxillofacial defects, given their strong commitment towards the osteogenic phenotype. A deeper knowledge of the molecular mechanisms underlying ASCs is crucial for a correct understanding of the potentialities of ASCs-based therapies in the most complex maxillofacial applications...
October 13, 2017: International Journal of Molecular Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29027022/an-eftd-vp-framework-for-efficiently-generating-patient-specific-anatomically-detailed-facial-soft-tissue-fe-mesh-for-craniomaxillofacial-surgery-simulation
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Xiaoyan Zhang, Daeseung Kim, Shunyao Shen, Peng Yuan, Siting Liu, Zhen Tang, Guangming Zhang, Xiaobo Zhou, Jaime Gateno, Michael A K Liebschner, James J Xia
Accurate surgical planning and prediction of craniomaxillofacial surgery outcome requires simulation of soft tissue changes following osteotomy. This can only be achieved by using an anatomically detailed facial soft tissue model. The current state-of-the-art of model generation is not appropriate to clinical applications due to the time-intensive nature of manual segmentation and volumetric mesh generation. The conventional patient-specific finite element (FE) mesh generation methods are to deform a template FE mesh to match the shape of a patient based on registration...
October 12, 2017: Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28987223/controversies-in-maxillofacial-trauma
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REVIEW
Daniel J Meara, Lewis C Jones
Craniomaxillofacial trauma management has continued to improve and evolve as a result of advances in technology and scientific inquiry. Controversies exist where there is little evidence-based literature to guide treatment in frontal sinus management, rigid versus absorbable fixation, open versus closed treatment of mandibular condyle fractures, extraction of teeth in the line of fracture, optimal timing for repair of mandible fractures, antibiotic use for facial wounds and fractures, and reconstructive materials in orbital fracture reconstruction...
November 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28941510/issues-in-pediatric-craniofacial-trauma
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REVIEW
Srinivasa R Chandra, Karen S Zemplenyi
Pediatric maxillofacial fractures are rare owing to anatomic differences between juvenile and adult skulls. Children's bone is less calcified, allowing for "greenstick fractures." The overall ratio of cranial to facial volume decreases with age. In children, tooth buds comprise the majority of mandibular volume. The most common pediatric craniomaxillofacial fractures for children ages 0 to 18 years old are mandible, nasal bone, and maxilla and zygoma. Growth potential must be considered when addressing pediatric trauma and often a less-is-more approach is best when considering open versus closed treatment...
November 2017: Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28941508/updates-in-management-of-craniomaxillofacial-gunshot-wounds-and-reconstruction-of-the-mandible
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REVIEW
Baber Khatib, Savannah Gelesko, Melissa Amundson, Allen Cheng, Ashish Patel, Tuan Bui, Eric J Dierks, R Bryan Bell
This article includes updates in the management of mandibular trauma and reconstruction as they relate to maxillomandibular fixation screws, custom hardware, virtual surgical planning, and protocols for use of computer-aided surgery and navigation when managing composite defects from gunshot injuries to the face.
November 2017: Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28927956/the-correlation-between-periodontal-health-status-and-suspectibility-to-infections-associated-with-craniomaxillofacial-osteosynthesis-plates
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Yahya Açil, Marie-Annett Heitzer, Aydin Gülses, Hendrik Naujokat, Rainer Podschun, Jörg Wiltfang, Christian Flörke
AIM: The aim of the present study was to demonstrate the possible relation between periodontal health status and infections associated with osteosynthesis materials (OMs) used in the oral and maxillofacial reconstruction. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study group consisted of 32 individuals which were subdivided into two groups regarding their PSI scores. After the removal of the osteosynthesis plates, microbial colonization was assessed via microbiological cultivation, fluorescence microscopy and scanning electron microscopy...
August 24, 2017: Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28906331/mandibular-surgical-navigation-an-innovative-guiding-method
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Vincenzo Abbate, Giovanni Dell' Aversana Orabona, Domenico Solari, Paola Bonavolontà, Giorgio Iaconetta, Luigi Califano
Mandibular osteotomies are usually required to treat craniomaxillofacial disorders. Losses of mandibular continuity result in esthetic and functional deficiency. During the past 30 years, the spread of the computer-assisted surgery techniques, rapid prototyping, and surgical navigation technique has improved the reliability and the outcomes of mandibular resections and reconstructions, by providing realtime feedback to surgeon. Recent studies reported the feasibility and the precision of surgical navigation applied to mandibular surgical resection and reconstruction with fibula flap but none of them describes a method to navigate the jaw allowing its full motility during the operation...
November 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28891901/maxillary-hypoplasia-differential-diagnosis-of-nasal-obstruction-in-infants
#15
Amanda Lucas da Costa, Denise Manica, Michelle Manzini, Andressa Bernardi, Juliano Adams Pérez, Leo Sekine, Marcus Vinicius Martins Collares, Gabriel Kuhl, Claudia Schweiger
Maxillary hypoplasia (MH) is a rare cause of respiratory dysfunction in infants and may occur in association with genetic abnormalities or as an isolated condition. It is included in the differential diagnosis of congenital nasal obstruction. This paper seeks to report a case series of infants with MH, discuss methods for its diagnosis, and compare computed tomography (CT) measurements of nasal cavities of infants with MH and without craniomaxillofacial abnormalities. The therapeutic approach in each patient is also described...
October 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28877048/current-opinion-in-otolaryngology-update-on-vascular-injuries-in-craniomaxillofacial-fractures
#16
Elisa Illing, Sarah Jo Burgin, Cecelia E Schmalbach
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The primary purpose of this chapter is to define current recommendations for vascular work-up of patients with craniomaxillofacial (CMF) trauma with emphasis on imaging to include intraoperative fluorescence, angiography, and surgical exploration. The second goal is to review current management recommendations for observation versus surgical exploration based on the neck zones of injury. RECENT FINDINGS: Over the past two decades, endovascular techniques are increasingly utilized, particularly in zones I and III of the neck...
December 2017: Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28841593/repair-of-craniomaxillofacial-traumatic-soft-tissue-defects-with-tissue-expansion-in-the-early-stage
#17
Yan Han, Jianhui Zhao, Ran Tao, Lingli Guo, Hongyan Yang, Wei Zeng, Baoqiang Song, Wensen Xia
BACKGROUND: Craniomaxillofacial traumatic soft tissue defects severely affect the function and appearance of the patients. The traditional skin grafting or free flap transplantation can only close the defects in the early stage of operation but cannot ensure similar color, texture, and relative aesthetic contour. In the present study, the authors have explored a novel strategy to repair craniomaxillofacial traumatic soft tissue defects by tissue expansion in the early stage and have obtained satisfactory results...
September 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28826759/condylar-positions-before-and-after-bilateral-mandibular-distraction-osteogenesis-in-children-with-pierre-robin-sequence
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J Liu, Y Chen, F Li, W Wu, J Hao, D Luo, H Wang
This study aimed to analyze the changes in mandibular morphology after bilateral mandibular distraction osteogenesis (BMDO) in children with Pierre Robin sequence. The positions of the condyles were analyzed in reconstructed three-dimensional craniomaxillofacial images obtained for 18 children before and 8-12 weeks after BMDO. Differences between pre- and postoperative parameters were assessed using paired t-tests. After surgery, a significant decrease in superior joint space was detected (P<0.05), but no change in anterior joint space or posterior joint space was observed...
August 18, 2017: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28751948/orbitocerebral-impalement-case-discussion-and-management-algorithm
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Matthew Gordon Crowson, Miles Berger, Grace C McCarthy, David B Powers
Orbitocerebral impalement by inanimate objects is a relatively uncommon event. If orbitocerebral impalement is suspected, management entails prompt referral to a trauma facility with neurosurgical, neuroanesthesiological, craniomaxillofacial, and ophthalmological expertise. The aim of this report is to describe the unique mechanism and perioperative considerations of a remarkable, deep orbitocerebral impalement from a walker brake lever through the orbital roof after a fall from standing. We discuss clinical vignette, evaluation, anesthetic approach, and considerations and review the literature on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, surgical and anesthetic management, and prognosis of this traumatic mechanism...
September 2017: Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28751947/reconstruction-of-the-cranial-vault-contour-using-tissue-expander-and-castor-oil-prosthesis
#20
Sylvio Luiz Costa de Moraes, Alexandre Maurity de Paula Afonso, Roberto Gomes Dos Santos, Ricardo Pereira Mattos, E Bruno Gomes Duarte
Nowadays the reconstruction of craniofacial defects can be performed with different kinds of materials, which include the bone and the so-called biomaterials, which have the advantage of not needing a surgical site donor. Among these materials, great attention is given to polymers. In this large group, current attention is focused on the castor oil polymer, since this polymer is biocompatible, low cost, and has adequate strength for reconstruction of the craniomaxillofacial complex. This study aims to report the use of a prosthetic castor oil polymer for reconstruction of extensive defect, caused by a trauma, in the temporoparietal region...
September 2017: Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction
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