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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28195897/base-of-skull-blocks-for-open-reduction-and-internal-fixation-of-faciomaxillary-fractures
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Sandeep Mehrotra, Sunil Anand
INTRODUCTION: Faciomaxillary fractures (FMF) occur in a significant proportion of trauma patients. Nearly all polytrauma patients and even those with isolated FMF are managed under general anesthesia for definitive management. We propose the use of regional nerve blocks as a safe and effective means for open reduction and fixation of isolated FMF. AIM AND OBJECTIVES: The aim is to evaluate the feasibility, effectiveness and safety of base of skull maxillomandibular and distal trigeminal nerve blocks in the management of FMF...
February 14, 2017: Annals of Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28169263/comparison-of-soft-tissue-changes-in-simultaneous-maxillomandibular-distraction-with-mandibular-distraction-with-second-stage-maxillary-osteotomy
#2
S M Balaji, Preetha Balaji
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to compare the frontal lip cant changes in common facial asymmetry (FA) cases after simultaneous maxillomandibular distraction osteogenesis (DO) and mandibular DO with maxillary orthognathic surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Retrospective analysis of FA cases at tertiary craniofacial referral was performed. Patients of either gender with all medical imaging records and pre- and post-operative (1 year) facial photographs in natural head position were included in the study...
November 2016: Indian Journal of Dental Research: Official Publication of Indian Society for Dental Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28159344/use-of-cad-cam-technology-for-the-fabrication-of-complete-dentures-an-alternative-technique
#3
Burak Yilmaz, Aysen Nekora Azak, Gülce Alp, Hilal Ekşi
Computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD-CAM) technology is available for the fabrication of complete dentures as an alternative to conventional fabrication techniques. This report describes a work flow for a technique that combines the use of conventional impressions and maxillomandibular relationship records with CAD-CAM technology for the fabrication of maxillary and mandibular complete dentures.
January 31, 2017: Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28127978/surgical-treatment-of-condylar-head-fractures-the-way-to-minimize-the-postraumatic-tmj-ankylosis
#4
D Hirjak, V Machon, M Beno, B Galis, I Kupcova
Management of condylar head fractures (CHF) of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) remains a source of controversy. Based on established literature, group of CHFs and conservative treatment connected with period of maxillomandibular fixation (MMF) increases the risk for TMJ ankylosis. This paper presents anatomical and functional results of surgical treatment of condylar head fractures in a group of 24 patients (29 joints). Fractures were diagnosed based on conventional radiographs and computed tomography (CT) scans...
2017: Bratislavské Lekárske Listy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28123648/effectiveness-of-maxillomandibular-advancement-mma-surgery-in-sleep-apnea-treatment-case-report
#5
Otávio Ferraz, Thais M Guimarães, Rowdley R Rossi, Paulo A Cunali, Cibele Dal Fabbro, Cauby M Chaves, Milton Maluly, Lia Bittencourt, Sergio Tufik
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is characterized by episodes of pharyngeal collapse during sleep. Craniofacial alterations such as retrognathia are often found in OSA patients. Maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) surgeries increase the pharyngeal space and are a treatment option for OSA. The aim of this study was to present a successful case of MMA surgery in the treatment of OSA. A patient with moderate OSA (apnea-hypopnea index (AHI)=25.2) and mandibular retrognathism and Maxillomandibular asymmetry underwent MMA surgery...
July 2016: Sleep Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28111283/morphological-impact-on-patients-of-maxillomandibular-advancement-surgery-for-the-treatment-of-obstructive-sleep-apnea-hypopnea-syndrome
#6
Thibaut Beranger, Emilie Garreau, Joël Ferri, Gwenael Raoul
INTRODUCTION: The aim of this study is to evaluate the experience of patients who have benefited from maxillomandibular advancement surgery for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS), and also the morphological modifications measured on pre- and postoperative lateral headfilms. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Twenty-three patients aged 24 to 64 (M=46.8) who had undergone bimaxillary advancement osteotomy for the treatment of OSAHS filled in a questionnaire concerning their overall satisfaction following surgery, the modification of their facial appearance as perceived by themselves and their family and friends, the change in their smile, and the slimmer and more youthful appearance of their face...
January 19, 2017: International Orthodontics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28071714/three-dimensional-surgical-simulation-improves-the-planning-for-correction-of-facial-prognathism-and-asymmetry-a-qualitative-and-quantitative-study
#7
Cheng-Ting Ho, Hsiu-Hsia Lin, Eric J W Liou, Lun-Jou Lo
Traditional planning method for orthognathic surgery has limitations of cephalometric analysis, especially for patients with asymmetry. The aim of this study was to assess surgical plan modification after 3-demensional (3D) simulation. The procedures were to perform traditional surgical planning, construction of 3D model for the initial surgical plan (P1), 3D model of altered surgical plan after simulation (P2), comparison between P1 and P2 models, surgical execution, and postoperative validation using superimposition and root-mean-square difference (RMSD) between postoperative 3D image and P2 simulation model...
January 10, 2017: Scientific Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28067977/the-effect-of-teeth-in-mandibular-fracture-lines
#8
Aylin Sipahi Calis, Candan Efeoglu, Huseyin Koca
AIM: The decision to retain or extract teeth in the line of mandibular fractures has been a subject of debate in the scientific literature and there is a need for further evidence to clear this issue. Thus, the aim of this study was to investigate the effects on healing of teeth in the line of mandibular fractures in order to contribute to the field. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The case notes of 100 patients with teeth in the line of 106 mandibular fractures were reviewed...
January 9, 2017: Dental Traumatology: Official Publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28063275/a-survey-of-sleep-medicine-physician-perceptions-on-the-surgical-treatment-of-obstructive-sleep-apnea
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Jonathan J Swope, Marcus A Couey, James W Wilson, Jonathon S Jundt
PURPOSE: Surgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) varies by specialty. Our survey sought to answer 3 principal questions: 1) To which surgical specialists are sleep physicians referring patients for upper airway surgery? 2) Which surgical treatment do sleep specialists find to be most effective in treating OSA? 3) Do sleep medicine physicians believe that maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) is worthwhile to patients who are surgical candidates? MATERIALS AND METHODS: We formulated a cross-sectional survey...
December 18, 2016: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28062177/maxillomandibular-advancement-for-obstructive-sleep-apnea-syndrome-treatment-long-term-results
#10
Aurélie Vigneron, Renaud Tamisier, Emmanuelle Orset, Jean-Louis Pepin, Georges Bettega
PURPOSE: We evaluated the long term effectiveness of maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) for OSAS treatment patients. This retrospective study reviewed the patients treated by MMA for OSAS between 1995 and 2009. They were evaluated by complete polysomnography, cephalometry and quality of life questionnaire. The minimum follow up was 3 years. Success rate was defined by an IAH <10 with at least a 50% reduction. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 88 patients had MMA during this period...
December 7, 2016: Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28005735/subtypes-of-maxillomandibular-advancement-surgery-for-patients-with-obstructive-sleep-apnea
#11
Won-June Lee, Dong-Hyun Hwang, Stanley Yung-Chuan Liu, Su-Jung Kim
Maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) surgery, which is the most effective treatment modality for patients with moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea with apparent skeletal discrepancies, has been modified in conjunction with segmental osteotomies, counterclockwise rotation of maxillomandibular complex, and other adjunctive procedures. However, any single type of MMA could not treat or cure all the patients with obstructive sleep apnea showing different dentofacial and pharyngeal patterns. We aimed to suggest critical decision factors for the selective application of MMA subtypes, categorized as straight MMA with genioplasty, rotational MMA, segmental MMA, and segmental-rotational MMA, in the surgical treatment objective process: anteroposterior position of maxilla, upper lip projection, overjet, lower incisor inclination as sagittal factors, and upper incisor exposure and occlusal plane angle as vertical factors...
November 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27997447/combined-counterclockwise-maxillomandibular-advancement-and-uvulopalatopharyngoplasty-surgeries-for-severe-obstructive-sleep-apnea
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Wenwen Yu, Meng Wang, Jiande He, Liyan Lu, Ming Cai, Hongxia Sun, Xiaofeng Lu
As the most effective surgical technique maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) has been used to treat severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in adults, particularly for those who are intolerant of continuous positive airway pressure. Yet for large-scale advancement, it is faced with esthetic problems with marked skeletal protrusion especially for people with convex facial profile. In this study, the authors performed counterclockwise MMA combined with quantified uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) surgeries on Chinese adult patients with severe OSA, in order to initially explore the efficacy of these procedures on Chinese populations and provide evidence for esthetic advantages...
December 16, 2016: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27978554/technical-and-clinical-considerations-for-facial-feminization-surgery-with-rhinoplasty-and-related-procedures
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Raúl J Bellinga, Luis Capitán, Daniel Simon, Thiago Tenório
Importance: Together with the forehead reconstruction, feminization of the nose is one of the most common procedures in facial feminization surgery. Rhinoplasty surgical techniques, which provide correct support and stability in the midterm to long term, are essential for obtaining a predictable result. Objective: To report on the technical and clinical considerations of rhinoplasty and related procedures to feminize the nose, harmonize the nose in relation to the other modified structures (mainly the forehead and maxillomandibular complex), and achieve an aesthetic result beyond gender differences...
December 15, 2016: JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27977486/assessment-of-the-postoperative-stability-of-mandibular-orthognathic-surgery-for-correction-of-class-iii-skeletal-malocclusion
#14
Giuliano Henrique Mião Luchi, Ricardo Augusto Conci, Flavio Henrique Silveira Tomazi, Rosana da Silva Berticelli, Michel Martins Guarenti, Guilherme Genehr Fritscher, Cláiton Heitz
To assess the stability of mandible position after orthognathic surgery for correction of class III skeletal malocclusion. Twenty adult males, aged 18 to 40 years, with Angle class III skeletal malocclusion underwent preoperative orthodontic treatment for elimination of dental compensations followed by combined maxillomandibular surgery with rigid internal fixation. Lateral cephalograms from each patient, obtained in the natural head position before surgery, immediately after surgery, and at 6-month follow-up, were retrieved from the files of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul outpatient Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery clinic and compared...
January 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27974977/total-cad-cam-supported-method-for-manufacturing-removable-complete-dentures
#15
Arthur Furtado de Mendonça, Mario Furtado de Mendonça, George Shelby White, Georges Sara, Darren Littlefair
The incorporation of computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology into complete denture fabrication brings about several advantages to the fabrication process, providing better predictability of the desired outcomes and high accuracy of denture fit, mainly because the milling of prepolymerized acrylic resin eliminates the shrinkage of the acrylic base. Also, there is a decrease in the porosity when compared to a conventionally processed denture, and consequently there is a decrease in the retention of Candida albicans on the denture base...
2016: Case Reports in Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27957370/refractory-obstructive-sleep-apnea-in-a-patient-with-diffuse-idiopathic-skeletal-hyperostosis
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Ara Darakjian, Ani B Darakjian, Edward T Chang, Macario Camacho
Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH) can cause ossification of ligaments and may affect the spine. We report a case of obstructive sleep apnea in a patient with significant upper airway narrowing secondary to cervical DISH. This patient had an initial apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) of 145 events/hour and was treated with uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, genial tubercle advancement, hyoid suspension, septoplasty, inferior turbinoplasties, and radiofrequency ablations to the tongue base which reduced his AHI to 40 events/hour...
2016: Case Reports in Otolaryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27957317/mandibular-subcondylar-fractures-a-review-on-treatment-strategies
#17
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Mohammad Bayat, Milad Parvin, Ali Aghaei Meybodi
Condylar injuries are often subjected to discussion and controversy in maxillofacial surgery as they constitute many of the facial fractures. The condylar area has a great clinical value due to its important components. Vital components in this area are susceptible to functional disability due to either the fracture itself or the subsequent surgical intervention. Each of the strategies for the management of these fractures has its advantages and disadvantages. As there are controversies around management of condylar fractures, different treatment modalities are suggested in literature, so this paper reviews different treatment strategies of the following types of fractures in adults: 1-Closed reduction with maxillomandibular fixation, 2-Open reduction with internal fixation, 3-Endoscopic-assisted reduction with internal fixation...
October 2016: Electronic Physician
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27955799/closed-treatment-of-unilateral-mandibular-condyle-fractures-in-adults-a-systematic-review
#18
REVIEW
A V J Rozeboom, L Dubois, R R M Bos, R Spijker, J de Lange
Of all mandibular fractures, 25-35% are condylar. Many studies have focused on whether to treat such fractures via open or closed modalities. A uniform protocol for closed treatment is lacking, but such a protocol could ensure good clinical practice. The aims of this systematic review were to provide an overview of the published studies exclusively pertaining to closed treatment and to summarize the existing modalities for closed treatment and their clinical outcomes. Sixteen studies were selected for detailed analysis...
December 7, 2016: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27913095/soft-hard-tissues-and-pharyngeal-airway-volume-changes-following-maxillomandibular-transverse-osteodistraction-computed-tomography-and-three-dimensional-laser-scanner-evaluation
#19
Francesca Antonella Bianchi, Giovanni Gerbino, Marina Corsico, Eleonora Schellino, Niccolò Barla, Laura Verzè, Guglielmo Ramieri
INTRODUCTION: Maxillomandibular transverse osteodistraction (MMTOD) is an alternative approach to the traditional treatment for transverse maxillary and mandibular deficiencies and crowding. The aim was to report soft and hard-tissues changes and airway volume variation. METHODS: In this study, skeletally mature, non-syndromic patients with transverse maxillary and mandibular hypoplasia, who underwent a MMTOD between 2010 and 2012, were included. Surgical changes were analysed using clinical evaluation, three-dimensional facial surface data and computed tomography analysis before (T0) and after the completion of post-op orthodontic treatment (T1)...
January 2017: Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27889535/does-temporomandibular-joint-pathology-with-or-without-surgical-management-affect-the-stability-of-counterclockwise-rotation-of-the-maxillomandibular-complex-in-orthognathic-surgery-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#20
Essam Ahmed Al-Moraissi, Larry M Wolford
PURPOSE: This study was designed to determine the stability of counterclockwise rotation (CCWR) of the maxillomandibular complex (MMC) in orthognathic surgery with or without surgical correction of coexisting temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pathology. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The authors implemented a systematic review and meta-analysis. A search of major databases through PubMed, EMBASE, and Cochrane CENTRAL was performed. Inclusion criteria were studies that analyzed CCWR of the MMC in regard to skeletal stability after orthognathic surgery in patients with or without pre-existing TMJ pathology that was or was not surgically corrected concomitantly...
November 4, 2016: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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