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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29245099/total-bilateral-tmj-reconstruction-for-pain-and-dysfunction-case-report
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Carlos Vinícius Ayres Moreira, André Victor Pinto Serra, Larissa Oliveira Ramos Silva, Ana Carolina Fraga Fernandes, Roberto Almeida de Azevedo
INTRODUCTION: Temporomandibular disorders encompass a set of clinical conditions that affect the temporomandibular joint, the masticatory muscles and the associated tissues. Many therapeutic alternatives can be considered, being divided into non-invasive, minimally invasive and invasive interventions. This work aims to report a case of inflammatory joint pain and dysfunction treated with bilateral TMJ full reconstruction with alloplastic prosthesis stock. CASE REPORT: Patient D...
December 8, 2017: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29244887/carbon-fiber-framework-for-full-arch-implant-supported-fixed-dental-prostheses-supporting-resin-based-composite-and-lithium-disilicate-ceramic-crowns-case-report-and-description-of-features
#2
Giuseppe Castorina
This case report presents a new approach for shock-absorbing carbon-fiber composite frameworks for full-arch implant-supported fixed dental prostheses supporting resin-based and lithium disilicate ceramic crowns. It describes the characteristics of the materials used, the procedures for implementing the framework, and the requirements to achieve the best mechanical and clinical properties. The result is a full-arch prosthesis with masticatory load shock-absorption capacities, chemical bonding between materials, good esthetics, and wear similar to natural enamel...
December 15, 2017: International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29244664/glenoid-erosion-leading-to-contact-with-retained-metallic-suture-anchors-bilateral-metallosis-after-bilateral-shoulder-hemiarthroplasty-a-case-report
#3
Justin J Mitchell, Dimitri S Tahal, J Christoph Katthagen, Alexander R Vap, Peter J Millett
CASE: Hemiarthroplasty of the shoulder is commonly indicated for younger patients with osteoarthritis who desire to continue recreational and employment activities. In patients who have undergone prior shoulder surgery, metallic suture anchors may be present in the glenoid. We present a case of bilateral shoulder metallosis following bilateral resurfacing hemiarthroplasty for arthropathy in the setting of previous shoulder instability; the prostheses caused eventual glenoid erosion, leading to contact with the retained metal anchors...
April 2017: JBJS Case Connector
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29243683/the-comparison-of-cement-and-screw-retained-crowns-from-technical-and-biological-points-of-view
#4
Aira Ragauskaitė, Gediminas Žekonis, Juozas Žilinskas, Alvydas Gleiznys, Eglė Ivanauskienė, Darius Gleiznys
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this review was to evaluate the most common complications in implant prosthodontics with porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns, to evaluate the influence of biomechanical properties on fractures and cracks of veneered porcelain, and to compare the effects of crowns with different connections on soft tissues. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A search of literature in the English language between 2009 and 2015 was conducted using the following databases: Medline via PubMed, Science Direct, Wiley online library, Taylor& Francis, and Cochrane library...
2017: Stomatologija
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29243238/dorsal-surgical-stabilisation-using-tension-bands-for-treatment-of-traumatic-atlanto-occipital-instability-in-a-cat
#5
B Vedrine, M P Maurin
CASE REPORT: An atlanto-occipital instability secondary to a dog bite was diagnosed in a 4-year-old Persian cat. Dorsal stabilisation of the instability was made with two OrthoFiber prostheses (Securos), which were used as tension bands between the nuchal crests of the occipital bone and the spinous process of the axis. Total recovery was achieved 4 days after surgery. Normal alignment of the atlanto-occipital joint was observed on survey radiographs taken 6 weeks post-surgery. Although the right loop had failed, the alignment was still normal and no neurological after-effects could be identified...
December 2017: Australian Veterinary Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29242989/prosthetic-supply-of-facial-defects-long-term-experience-and-retrospective-analysis-on-99-patients
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Giorgos Papaspyrou, Cansel Yildiz, Victoria Bozzato, Christopher Bohr, Mathias Schneider, Dietmar Hecker, Bernhard Schick, Basel Al Kadah
INTRODUCTION: Defects in the head region may be caused by tumour treatments, injuries, as well as congenital malformations. The restoration of these defects that can be performed through reconstructive plastic surgery and/or prosthetic surgery occupies a high priority in the physical and psychological rehabilitation of the patient. The present study reports on long-term experience in supply of facial prosthesis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The medical records of 99 patients, who had been supplied with custom-made facial prostheses between 2001 and 2011, were evaluated retrospectively...
December 14, 2017: European Archives of Oto-rhino-laryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29242813/cobalt-chromium-alloys-in-fixed-prosthodontics-in-sweden
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Maria Kassapidou, Victoria Franke Stenport, Lars Hjalmarsson, Carina B Johansson
Aim: The aim of this study was to compile the usage of Co-Cr alloys in fixed prosthodontics (FP) among dental laboratories in Sweden. Methods: From March to October 2015, questionnaires were sent to 542 registered dental laboratories in Sweden. The questionnaires were divided in two parts, one for fixed dental-supported prosthodontics (FDP) and one for fixed implant-supported prosthodontics (FIP). Reminders were sent three times. Results: In total of 542 dental laboratories, 55% answered the questionnaires...
2017: Acta Biomaterialia Odontologica Scandinavica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29242796/bilateral-femoral-neck-fractures-in-cerebrotendinous-xanthomatosis-treated-by-hip-arthroplasties-the-first-case-report-and-literature-review
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Witchuree Wejjakul, Swist Chatmaitri, Thongek Wattanarojanaporn, Anuwat Pongkunakorn, Chupong Ittiwut, Vorasuk Shotelersuk
Introduction: Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis (CTX) is a rare autosomal recessive lipid storage disease caused by mutations of the CYP27A1 gene and deficiency of the sterol-27-hydroxylase enzyme in bile acid biosynthesis. It is characterized by the accumulation of cholestanol and bile alcohols in plasma, the formation of xanthomatous lesions in various tissues, and organ degeneration. This disorder is also associated with osteoporosis and increased risk of fracture. To date, only two CTX patients with femoral neck fractures have been reported...
September 2017: Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29242066/external-polytetrafluoroethylene-reinforcement-of-varicose-autologous-vein-grafts-in-peripheral-bypass-surgery-produces-durable-bypass-function
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Achim Neufang, Christine Espinola-Klein, Savvas Savvidis, Walther Schmiedt, Alicia Poplawski, Christian Friedrich Vahl, Bernhard Dorweiler
OBJECTIVE: Use of autologous veins as peripheral bypass graft may become critical in the presence of significant varicose degeneration of the harvested vein. External support of such dilated veins with standard polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) prostheses was recommended as an option to use these veins for peripheral bypass. A single-center experience with this technique regarding long-term graft function, secondary reinterventions, and potential graft degeneration is presented. METHODS: Between January 1995 and January 2006, there were 54 patients with varicose veins who underwent 57 consecutive infrainguinal vein bypass operations with PTFE reinforcement in 57 limbs...
December 11, 2017: Journal of Vascular Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29239401/the-value-of-medical-pre-operative-assessment-for-patients-receiving-penile-prostheses
#10
EDITORIAL
Alex Tatem, Jason R Kovac
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2017: Translational Andrology and Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29239397/challenges-surrounding-penile-prostheses-insertion-following-acute-priapism
#11
EDITORIAL
Alex Tatem, Jason R Kovac
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2017: Translational Andrology and Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29239393/an-increased-prevalence-of-medical-co-morbidities-may-underscore-future-growth-in-the-numbers-of-men-requiring-penile-prostheses
#12
EDITORIAL
Jason Akerman, Jason R Kovac
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2017: Translational Andrology and Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29239092/long-term-evaluation-of-quality-of-life-and-satisfaction-between-implant-bar-overdentures-and-conventional-complete-dentures-a-23-years-retrospective-study
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Mariano Sánchez-Siles, Jose Francisco Ballester-Ferrandis, Noemí Salazar-Sánchez, Francisco José Gómez-García, Román Moraleja-Ruiz, Fabio Camacho-Alonso
BACKGROUND: Dental implants have been used in edentulous jaws to improve the retention and stability of complete dentures. Attachment to the implants improves stability and function of the prostheses and increases patient satisfaction. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate quality of life and satisfaction between patients with implant overdentures and complete dentures for more than 20 years. METHODS: Forty patients with overdentures and 40 patients with conventional complete dentures were included in this study...
December 14, 2017: Clinical Implant Dentistry and related Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29238660/salvage-penile-prosthetic-surgery-utilizing-temporary-malleable-implants
#14
REVIEW
Michael Lao, R James Graydon, Jared M Bieniek
The inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP) is an effective erectile dysfunction (ED) treatment modality when oral and injectable therapies fail to achieve satisfactory results. Unfortunately, infection of the prosthetic remains a dreaded complication occurring in a small fraction of patients despite advances in device design and surgical techniques. With a prosthetic infection or erosion, classic management has included removal of all hardware with thorough irrigation of the infected spaces. To prevent corporal fibrosis and scarring that can make a subsequent implant challenging, an immediate salvage procedure with a three-piece prosthesis has been advocated when possible...
November 2017: Translational Andrology and Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29238659/the-use-of-penile-prostheses-in-the-management-of-priapism
#15
REVIEW
Jonathan Moore, Thomas F Whelan, Gavin M Langille
Priapism is a relatively uncommon condition that can result in erectile dysfunction (ED) and corporal fibrosis. Cases of prolonged priapism are particularly prone to ED, which arises when priapism is treatment refractory or had a delayed presentation. Due to the emergent nature of priapism, it behooves urologists to be familiar with all potential treatment modalities to minimize adverse outcomes. In this review paper, we aim to summarize the literature regarding the use of penile prosthesis (PP) implantation in the setting of ischemic priapism (IP)...
November 2017: Translational Andrology and Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29238658/non-pharmacological-and-non-surgical-strategies-to-promote-sexual-recovery-for-men-with-erectile-dysfunction
#16
REVIEW
Richard Wassersug, Erik Wibowo
Erectile dysfunction (ED), the most commonly reported sexual problem for men, reduces the quality of life for both patients and their partners. Even when physiologically effective, long-term adherence to ED treatments is poor. We review here the implication of having patients' partners involved in ED treatment, starting with treatment selection. We suggest that having partners engaged from the outset may promote an erotic association of the treatment with the partner, i.e., conceptually linking the aid to the sexual pleasure that the partner provides...
November 2017: Translational Andrology and Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29238657/30-day-adverse-event-rates-following-penile-prosthesis-surgery-an-american-college-of-surgeons-national-surgical-quality-improvement-program-based-evaluation
#17
Isaac Palma-Zamora, Akshay Sood, Ali A Dabaja
Background: Commonly utilized as a third-line therapy for erectile dysfunction (ED) management, the penile prostheses have become a staple treatment for ED refractory to pharmacological interventions. There is however a paucity of data in the literature pertaining to short-term adverse outcomes following penile prosthesis surgery. We thus sought to leverage the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) to evaluate such outcomes within 30 days of surgery in these patients...
November 2017: Translational Andrology and Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29238374/zygoma-implants-in-oral-rehabilitation-a-review-of-28-cases
#18
Rowland Agbara, Elizabeth Goetze, Felix Koch, Wilfred Wagner
Background: The functional and esthetic rehabilitation of patients with atrophic maxilla or posterior maxillary defect is often challenging. The aim of this study was to determine patient demographics, indications, success rate, and complications following the use of zygoma implants. Materials and Methods: All patients who had zygoma implant placement in our clinic between 1998 and 2013 were retrospectively assessed for implant outcome. Data were analyzed using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) version 16 and Microsoft Excel 2007 test for significance (ρ) using Pearson's Chi-square (χ2) set at 0...
November 2017: Dental Research Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29237015/perceval-less-invasive-aortic-replacement-register-multicentric-spanish-experience-with-the-perceval-s-bioprosthesis-in-moderate-high-risk-aortic-surgery
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Elisabet Berastegui García, Maria Luisa Camara Rosell, Francisco Estevez Cid, Eladio Sanchez Dominguez, Remedios Rios Barrera, Fabrizio Sbraga, Julio Garcia Puente, Elena Rosello Diez, Gregorio Pablo Cuerpo Caballero, Juan Bustamante Munguira, Guillermo Reyes Copa, Marian Tena Pajuelo, Santiago Serrano Fiz, Jose Alfonso Buendía Miñano, Ivan García Martin, Jose Cuenca Castillo, Sergio Cánovas Lopez, Angel Gonzalez Pinto, Xavier Ruyra Baliarda
OBJECTIVES: The development of new percutaneous and surgical techniques has reduced the risk associated with aortic valve replacement procedures. We present the results of a Spanish register after initiating a programme for sutureless prostheses in moderate-high-risk patients. METHODS: This prospective multicentre study was carried out from November 2013 to November 2016. Data were obtained from 448 patients in whom a Perceval S prosthesis was implanted. RESULTS: The mean age was 79...
December 8, 2017: Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29236854/a-novel-porous-diamond-titanium-biomaterial-structure-microstructure-physico-mechanical-properties-and-biocompatibility
#20
Zulmira A S Guimarães, Renato A Damatta, Renan S Guimarães, Marcello Filgueira
With the aim of introducing permanent prostheses with main properties equivalent to cortical human bone, Ti-diamond composites were processed through powder metallurgy. Grade 1 titanium and mixtures of Ti powder with 2%, 5% and 10 wt% diamond were compacted at 100MPa, and then sintered at 1250°C/2hr/10-6mbar. Sintered samples were studied in the point of view of their microstructures, structures, yield strength and elastic modulus. The results showed that the best addition of diamonds was 2 wt%, which led to a uniform porosity, yield strength of 370MPa and elastic modulus of 13...
December 11, 2017: Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências
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