Emeka Nkenke

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Affiliation: University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Complex hemimaxillary rehabilitation with a prefabricated fibula flap and cast-based vacuum-formed surgical template
    Emeka Nkenke
    Associate Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany Electronic address
    J Prosthet Dent 111:521-4. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Do cleft lip and palate patients opt for secondary corrective surgery of upper lip and nose, frequently?
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Glueckstr, 11, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Head Face Med 9:38. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Mandibular reconstruction using intraoral microvascular anastomosis following removal of an ameloblastoma
    Emeka Nkenke
    Associate Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany Electronic address
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 71:1983-92. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Intraoral microvascular anastomosis for segmental mandibular reconstruction following removal of an ameloblastoma
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    J Craniofac Surg 24:e265-70. 2013
  5. pmc Single horizontal Y-V vermilion plasty including orbicularis oris muscle repair for secondary correction of the whistling defect: a universal technique
    Emeka Nkenke
    Erlangen University Hospital, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Glueckstr 11, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 18:e257-62. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Superficial skin sensitivity impairment and skeletal stability after sagittal split ramus osteotomy
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    J Craniofac Surg 23:1900-5. 2012
  7. pmc Spaced education activates students in a theoretical radiological science course: a pilot study
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 12:32. 2012
  8. pmc Acceptance of virtual dental implant planning software in an undergraduate curriculum: a pilot study
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 12:90. 2012
  9. pmc Acceptance of technology-enhanced learning for a theoretical radiological science course: a randomized controlled trial
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 12:18. 2012
  10. pmc Bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw is linked to suppressed TGFβ1-signaling and increased Galectin-3 expression: a histological study on biopsies
    Falk Wehrhan
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    J Transl Med 9:102. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Complex hemimaxillary rehabilitation with a prefabricated fibula flap and cast-based vacuum-formed surgical template
    Emeka Nkenke
    Associate Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany Electronic address
    J Prosthet Dent 111:521-4. 2014
    ..This procedure allowed the definitive prosthesis to be attached to the implants of the reconstructed maxilla during the inpatient period. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Do cleft lip and palate patients opt for secondary corrective surgery of upper lip and nose, frequently?
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Glueckstr, 11, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Head Face Med 9:38. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Mandibular reconstruction using intraoral microvascular anastomosis following removal of an ameloblastoma
    Emeka Nkenke
    Associate Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany Electronic address
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 71:1983-92. 2013
    ..Therefore, the present study aimed at extending the armamentarium of bony microvascular reconstruction in cases of segmental mandibulectomy by describing an intraoral microvascular anastomosing technique. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Intraoral microvascular anastomosis for segmental mandibular reconstruction following removal of an ameloblastoma
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    J Craniofac Surg 24:e265-70. 2013
    ..Therefore, decision making in the choice of 1 or the other reconstruction option following segmental mandibulectomy should always consider the adoption of an intraoral anastomosing technique...
  5. pmc Single horizontal Y-V vermilion plasty including orbicularis oris muscle repair for secondary correction of the whistling defect: a universal technique
    Emeka Nkenke
    Erlangen University Hospital, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Glueckstr 11, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 18:e257-62. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Superficial skin sensitivity impairment and skeletal stability after sagittal split ramus osteotomy
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    J Craniofac Surg 23:1900-5. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Spaced education activates students in a theoretical radiological science course: a pilot study
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 12:32. 2012
    ..The present study aimed at determining if the addition of spaced education to traditional face-to-face lectures increased the time students kept busy with the learning content of a theoretical radiological science course...
  8. pmc Acceptance of virtual dental implant planning software in an undergraduate curriculum: a pilot study
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 12:90. 2012
    ..Therefore, the present study aimed at assessing the acceptance of virtual dental implant planning software by undergraduate students...
  9. pmc Acceptance of technology-enhanced learning for a theoretical radiological science course: a randomized controlled trial
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 12:18. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw is linked to suppressed TGFβ1-signaling and increased Galectin-3 expression: a histological study on biopsies
    Falk Wehrhan
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    J Transl Med 9:102. 2011
    ..To discriminate between BRONJ-specific impairments in TGFβ1 signaling and secondary inflammatory changes, the results were compared to the expression of TGFβ1 and Galectin-3 in mucosal tissues with osteoradionecrosis...
  11. pmc MAGE-A as a novel approach in the diagnostic accuracy of oral squamous cell cancer: a case report
    Philipp Metzler
    Department of Craniomaxillofacial and Oral Surgery, University of Zurich, Frauenklinikstrasse 24, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Head Neck Oncol 1:39. 2009
    ..The aim of this case report is to introduce the combined use of brush biopsy and measurement of MAGE-A expression in the diagnosis of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prospective assessment of complications associated with ultrasound activated resorbable pin osteosynthesis in pediatric craniofacial surgery: preliminary results
    E Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Neurocirugia (Astur) 22:498-506. 2011
    ..It reveals a high percentage of delayed foreign body reactions with UARPO, bearing the need of secondary surgery. It seems that this high complication rate found in the present prospective study may weigh out the advantages of UARPO...
  13. doi request reprint Secondary reconstruction of posttraumatic enophthalmos: prefabricated implants vs titanium mesh
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Glueckstrasse 11, Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 13:271-7. 2011
    ..To compare individually prefabricated computer-assisted designed/computer-assisted manufactured (CAD/CAM) glass-bioceramic implants with nonpreformed titanium meshes for orbital floor reconstruction in secondary correction of enophthalmos...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes of sinus floor augmentation for implant placement using autogenous bone or bone substitutes: a systematic review
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:124-33. 2009
    ..To date, there are still no clear cut guidelines for the use of autogenous bone or bone substitutes...
  15. doi request reprint Osteocutaneous free flap including medial and lateral scapular crests: technical aspects, viability, and donor site morbidity
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    J Reconstr Microsurg 25:545-53. 2009
    ..520, p(6 months) = 0.545). It seems that scapular osteocutaneous free flaps adopting lateral as well as medial scapular crests are a viable option for mandibular reconstruction and may be an alternative to the fibular double barrel...
  16. doi request reprint No reduction in complication rate by stay in the intensive care unit for patients undergoing surgery for head and neck cancer and microvascular reconstruction
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Head Neck 31:1461-9. 2009
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Preclinical animal model for de novo bone formation in human maxillary sinus
    Karl Andreas Schlegel
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 108:e37-44. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that there is no significant difference in bone regeneration after application of autogenous bone (AB) and bone substitutes in a porcine calvarial monocortical defect model and in human maxillary sinus...
  18. doi request reprint Guided bone regeneration in pig calvarial bone defects using autologous mesenchymal stem/progenitor cells - a comparison of different tissue sources
    Philipp Stockmann
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 40:310-20. 2012
    ..Our results indicate that the efficiency of autologous AD-MSC, PD-MSC and BM-MSC transplantation following ex vivo cell expansion is not significantly different for the guided regeneration of bone defects...
  19. ncbi request reprint Immediate versus delayed loading of dental implants in the maxillae of minipigs: follow-up of implant stability and implant failures
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 20:39-47. 2005
    ..To assess the course of the stability and the failure rate of dental implants placed in the partially edentulous maxillae of minipigs...
  20. doi request reprint Influence of residual alveolar bone height on osseointegration of implants in the maxilla: a pilot study
    Matthias Fenner
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:555-9. 2009
    ..However, according to histomorphometry, the highest predictability is gained in sites with residual bone heights of 6 and 8 mm...
  21. doi request reprint Automatic quantification of speech intelligibility in patients after treatment for oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Florian Stelzle
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 69:1493-500. 2011
    ..It was the aim of this study to objectively evaluate the speech intelligibility of patients after multimodal therapy for oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) with a computer-based, automatic speech recognition system...
  22. doi request reprint In vivo performance of selective electron beam-melted Ti-6Al-4V structures
    Sabine Ponader
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Biomed Mater Res A 92:56-62. 2010
    ..This technique is a good candidate for orthopedic and maxillofacial applications...
  23. ncbi request reprint Patient-centred outcomes comparing transmucosal implant placement with an open approach in the maxilla: a prospective, non-randomized pilot study
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 18:197-203. 2007
    ..002). Within the limitations of this pilot study, it could be shown that transmucosal implant placement reduces patient morbidity significantly compared with an open approach...
  24. doi request reprint Blood transfusion in bimaxillary orthognathic operations: need for testing of type and screen
    Matthias Fenner
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 47:612-5. 2009
    ..As reflected by the low rate of transfusion in the present study, severe haemorrhage that requires transfusion of allogeneic blood has become the exception rather than the rule in bimaxillary orthognathic operations...
  25. doi request reprint Influence of residual alveolar bone height on implant stability in the maxilla: an experimental animal study
    Matthias Fenner
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:751-5. 2009
    ..It has been the aim of the study to test this assumption in an experimental animal trial...
  26. ncbi request reprint Determination of facial symmetry in unilateral cleft lip and palate patients from three-dimensional data: technical report and assessment of measurement errors
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Glueckstrasse 11, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:129-37. 2006
    ..To assess measurement errors of a novel technique for the three-dimensional determination of the degree of facial symmetry in patients suffering from unilateral cleft lip and palate malformations...
  27. doi request reprint Vascular mapping of head and neck: computed tomography angiography versus digital subtraction angiography
    Manuel Kramer
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:302-7. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to compare multislice computed tomography angiography (MSCTA) to digital subtraction angiography (DSA) for vascular mapping of the head and neck...
  28. ncbi request reprint Immediate versus delayed loading of dental implants in the maxillae of minipigs. Part II: histomorphometric analysis
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 20:540-6. 2005
    ..To assess histomorphometric parameters of dental implants placed in partially edentulous maxillae of minipigs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Implant stability and histomorphometry: a correlation study in human cadavers using stepped cylinder implants
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 14:601-9. 2003
    ..However, it seems that the noninvasive determination of implant stability has to be improved in order to give a more comprehensive prediction of the bone characteristics of the implant site...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sinus floor elevation using autogenous bone or bone substitute combined with platelet-rich plasma
    Karl Andreas Schlegel
    Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 104:e15-25. 2007
    ..Bone substitutes with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) promote early bone formation with autogenous bone. Use of PRP on autogenous bone and a bovine bone substitute were investigated in this split-mouth animal study...
  31. doi request reprint Radiographic evaluation of marginal bone levels adjacent to parallel-screw cylinder machined-neck implants and rough-surfaced microthreaded implants using digitized panoramic radiographs
    Hans Joachim Nickenig
    Department of Prosthodontics, University Hospital Erlangen, G 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:550-4. 2009
    ..The purpose of this split-mouth study was to compare macro- and microstructure implant surfaces at the marginal bone level during a stress-free healing period and under functional loading...
  32. doi request reprint Bone regeneration in osseous defects-application of particulated human and bovine materials
    Christian Tudor
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 105:430-6. 2008
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Expression of melanoma-associated antigens in oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Jutta Ries
    Department of Oral and Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Oral Pathol Med 37:88-93. 2008
    ..Thus, their detection is highly specific to cancer cells, which makes them potential targets for the diagnosis, prognosis and also immunotherapy of neoplastic diseases...
  34. ncbi request reprint Bone contact, growth, and density around immediately loaded implants in the mandible of mini pigs
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 14:312-21. 2003
    ..Rigid splinting seems to be the crucial factor for implant success. Uncontrolled masticatory forces can cause failure after partial loss of the provisional restoration...
  35. ncbi request reprint Effects of platelet-rich plasma on bone healing in combination with autogenous bone and bone substitutes in critical-size defects. An animal experiment
    Joerg Wiltfang
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 15:187-93. 2004
    ..An animal study was carried out to investigate the influence of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) on the regeneration of bony defects...
  36. doi request reprint Three-dimensional analysis of changes of the malar-midfacial region after LeFort I osteotomy and maxillary advancement
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Glueckstr 11, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Oral Maxillofac Surg 12:5-12. 2008
    ..It has been the objective of the present prospective study to assess visible volume changes of the facial soft tissue after LeFort I osteotomy with advancement and to determine the soft-tissue-to-hard-tissue ratios of advancement...
  37. ncbi request reprint Nasolabial symmetry following Tennison-Randall lip repair: a three-dimensional approach in 10-year-old patients with unilateral clefts of lip, alveolus and palate
    Stefanie Bilwatsch
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 34:253-62. 2006
    ..To assess the degree of facial symmetry in patients suffering from unilateral cleft lip, alveolus and palate (UCLAP) by determining differences between the cleft and the non-cleft hemifaces from 3D surface data...
  38. pmc A novel multiple-marker method for the early diagnosis of oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Jutta Ries
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Dis Markers 27:75-84. 2009
    ..Thus, they can be the most suitable targets for the diagnosis of malignancy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the sensitivity of multiple MAGE-A expression analysis for the diagnosis of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC)...
  39. doi request reprint In vivo optical tissue differentiation by diffuse reflectance spectroscopy: preliminary results for tissue-specific laser surgery
    Florian Stelzle
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Surg Innov 19:385-93. 2012
    ..It was the aim of the authors to identify different tissue types in vivo by diffuse reflectance spectroscopy to set the basis for tissue-specific control of laser surgery...
  40. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative noncontact, nonionizing, optical 3D exophthalmometry during repositioning of dislocated globes: first results
    Manuel Kramer
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:902-9. 2006
    ..This study reports on the intraoperative use of noncontact, nonionizing, optical 3-dimensional (3D) exophthalmometry during the repositioning of dislocated globes as a result of trauma...
  41. doi request reprint In vitro response of hFOB cells to pamidronate modified sodium silicate coated cellulose scaffolds
    Sabine Ponader
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces 64:275-83. 2008
    ..Low concentrations of pamidronate seem to have a relevant effect on cell proliferation and vitality and, therefore, can be recommended for the improvement of the properties of a biomaterial...
  42. ncbi request reprint Sinus floor augmentation with beta-tricalciumphosphate (beta-TCP): does platelet-rich plasma promote its osseous integration and degradation?
    Joerg Wiltfang
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 14:213-8. 2003
    ..However, the resorption of beta-TCP was not accelerated and foreign-body giant cells and soft tissue surrounding the beta-TCP granules were present...
  43. ncbi request reprint Relative en- and exophthalmometry in zygomatic fractures comparing optical non-contact, non-ionizing 3D imaging to the Hertel instrument and computed tomography
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 31:362-8. 2003
    ....
  44. doi request reprint In vitro behavior of layer-by-layer deposited molecular oligoelectrolyte films on Ti-6Al-4V surfaces
    Sabine Ponader
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 20:2455-63. 2009
    ..783). Differentiation pattern was not significantly changed by the coating. The fluorescent reporter component of the film was absorbed by osteoblastic cells and was detected by fluorescence microscopy...
  45. doi request reprint In vivo evaluation of anodic TiO2 nanotubes: an experimental study in the pig
    Cornelius von Wilmowsky
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 89:165-71. 2009
    ..Because of their simple, low cost, flexible manufacturing and the possibility for the usage as drug or growth factor delivery system, nanotubes seem to be a promising method for future medical implant coatings...
  46. doi request reprint Panoramic radiograph, computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging. Which imaging technique should be preferred in bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw? A prospective clinical study
    Philipp Stockmann
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital of Erlangen, Glueckstrasse 11, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Oral Investig 14:311-7. 2010
    ..Future research should focus on the identification of imaging techniques that allow assessing the extent of BONJ lesions with a higher accuracy...
  47. ncbi request reprint The relevance of EGFR overexpression for the prediction of the malignant transformation of oral leukoplakia
    Jutta Ries
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Oncol Rep 30:1149-56. 2013
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Anatomic site evaluation of the zygomatic bone for dental implant placement
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 14:72-9. 2003
    ..However, the success of implants placed in the zygomatic bone is secured by the employment of at least four cortical portions...
  49. doi request reprint Effects of bioactive glass and beta-TCP containing three-dimensional laser sintered polyetheretherketone composites on osteoblasts in vitro
    Cornelius von Wilmowsky
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Biomed Mater Res A 87:896-902. 2008
    ....
  50. doi request reprint The effect of combined delivery of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 and recombinant human vascular endothelial growth factor 165 from biomimetic calcium-phosphate-coated implants on osseointegration
    Mustafa Ramazanoglu
    Department of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
    Clin Oral Implants Res 22:1433-9. 2011
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Radiographic evaluation of marginal bone levels during healing period, adjacent to parallel-screw cylinder implants inserted in the posterior zone of the jaws, placed with flapless surgery
    Hans Joachim Nickenig
    Department of Prosthodontics, University Hospital Erlangen, Glückstr 11, G 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 21:1386-93. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare changes at the marginal bone level adjacent to implants placed with flapless surgery and flap surgery during a stress-free healing period...
  52. doi request reprint Differential impairment of vascularization and angiogenesis in bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw-related mucoperiosteal tissue
    Falk Wehrhan
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 112:216-21. 2011
    ..This immunohistochemical study differentiated vascularization and angiogenesis in BONJ-adjacent mucoperiosteal tissue...
  53. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and therapeutic relevance of NY-ESO-1 expression in oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Jutta Ries
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Glueckstrasse 11, Erlangen 91054, Germany
    Anticancer Res 29:5125-30. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the expression of NY-ESO-1 in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) to determine its impact as a diagnostic parameter or a therapeutic target for oral cancer...
  54. pmc The impact of laser ablation on optical soft tissue differentiation for tissue specific laser surgery-an experimental ex vivo study
    Florian Stelzle
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Gluckstrasse 11, 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    J Transl Med 10:123. 2012
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Speech intelligibility enhancement through maxillary dental rehabilitation with telescopic prostheses and complete dentures: a prospective study using automatic, computer-based speech analysis
    Christian Knipfer
    Department of Oral and Maxillifacial Surgery, University Hospital of Erlangen, Germany
    Int J Prosthodont 25:24-32. 2012
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Three-dimensional analysis of facial symmetry in cleft lip and palate patients using optical surface data
    Irene Stauber
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Orofac Orthop 69:268-82. 2008
    ..Presentation of a new technique to determine the plane of symmetry of a face, and to assess the degree of facial symmetry in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate based on three-dimensional (3D) optical surface data...
  57. doi request reprint Implementation and validation of an extraction course using mannequin models for undergraduate dental students
    Florian Stelzle
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Acta Odontol Scand 69:80-7. 2011
    ..It was the aim of this study to implement and validate an undergraduate course for oral extraction using mannequin models, in order to enhance practical competence in this field of dentistry...
  58. ncbi request reprint Submental cutaneous sinus tract as a result of progressive peri-implantitis: a case report
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Periodontol 75:1417-23. 2004
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Expression of bone morphogenic protein 2/4, transforming growth factor-beta1, and bone matrix protein expression in healing area between vascular tibia grafts and irradiated bone-experimental model of osteonecrosis
    Stefan Schultze-Mosgau
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Glueckstrasse 11, Erlangen 91054, Germany
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:1189-96. 2005
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present in vivo study was to analyze the expression of BMP2/4, TGF-beta(1), collagen I, and osteocalcin in the transition area between the bone graft and the graft bed after RT...
  60. doi request reprint Prognostic impact of blood transfusion in patients undergoing primary surgery and free-flap reconstruction for oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Matthias Fenner
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Cancer 115:1481-8. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the impact of perioperative transfusion on the prognosis of patients who underwent complete (R0) resection of oral squamous cell carcinoma and reconstruction by microvascular flaps...
  61. pmc Expression of MAGE-A12 in oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Nur Mollaoglu
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Gluckstrasse 11, 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    Dis Markers 24:27-32. 2008
    ..In addition, MAGE-A12 expression in OSCC may also determine anew immunotherapeutic target and might be warranted to develop vaccine for OSCC..
  62. doi request reprint Validation of histologic changes induced by external irradiation in mandibular bone. An experimental animal model
    Matthias Fenner
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Glueckstrasse 11, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 38:47-53. 2010
    ..The irradiation protocol is suitable for an assessment of regenerative options in severe radiogenic bone damage. As a split mouth design entails major inaccuracies healthy animals have to be used as controls...
  63. pmc Tissue discrimination by uncorrected autofluorescence spectra: a proof-of-principle study for tissue-specific laser surgery
    Florian Stelzle
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen 91054, Germany
    Sensors (Basel) 13:13717-31. 2013
    ..The uncorrected autofluorescence spectra are suitable for reliable tissue discrimination and have a high potential to meet the challenges necessary for an optical feedback system for tissue-specific laser surgery. ..
  64. ncbi request reprint [Clinical and radiological results after augmentation procedures - a prospective study]
    Karl Andreas Schlegel
    University Erlangen Nuremberg, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Gluckstrasse 11, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Mund Kiefer Gesichtschir 11:209-19. 2007
    ..0.03) correlation with bone resorption, meaning that higher SFF rates showed higher rates of vertical resorption. Additionally a high SFF rate correlated with higher pocket depths and reduced keratinized periimplant gingival rates...
  65. pmc Optical nerve detection by diffuse reflectance spectroscopy for feedback controlled oral and maxillofacial laser surgery
    Florian Stelzle
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    J Transl Med 9:20. 2011
    ..It was the aim of this study to investigate diffuse reflectance spectroscopy for tissue differentiation as the base of a feedback control system to enhance nerve preservation in oral and maxillofacial laser surgery...
  66. pmc Increased human defensine levels hint at an inflammatory etiology of bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw: an immunohistological study
    Philipp Stockmann
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Transl Med 9:135. 2011
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  67. ncbi request reprint Histomorphometric and fluorescence microscopic analysis of bone remodelling after installation of implants using an osteotome technique
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:595-602. 2002
    ..However, more experimental trials have to be carried out on higher mammals that show a metabolic rate of bone that is more comparable to humans...
  68. doi request reprint Skin repair using a porcine collagen I/III membrane--vascularization and epithelization properties
    Falk Wehrhan
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen, Glueckstrasse 11, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 36:919-30. 2010
    ..Collagen membranes have been developed to overcome the problem of limited availability of skin grafts. Vascularization and restricted functional epithelization limit the success of bioartificial constructs...
  69. ncbi request reprint Hematogenous cytokeratin 20 mRNA detection has prognostic impact in oral squamous cell carcinoma: preliminary results
    Takeshi Toyoshima
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen
    Anticancer Res 29:291-7. 2009
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Restricted-expressed proliferation-associated protein (Repp86) expression in squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity
    Matthias Fenner
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 181:755-61. 2005
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Load-dependent heat development, thermal effects, duration, and soft tissue preservation in piezosurgical implant site preparation: an experimental ex vivo study
    Florian Stelzle
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Germany
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 27:513-22. 2012
    ..Therefore, this study sought to evaluate heat development in the bone and the duration of the procedure according to load application, as well as preservation of the sinus floor mucosa during piezoelectric ISP...
  72. doi request reprint Detection of MAGE-A expression predicts malignant transformation of oral leukoplakia
    Jutta Ries
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Germany
    Cancer Invest 30:495-502. 2012
    ..0001). Detection of MAGE-A may allow identifying OLP with a high risk of malignant transformation giving a view to a new approach to prevention of oral cancer...
  73. doi request reprint Whole-body magnetic resonance angiography for presurgical planning of free-flap head and neck reconstruction
    Manuel Kramer
    Department of Radiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Maximiliansplatz 1, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 81:262-6. 2012
    ..Aim of the study was to evaluate if a whole-body magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) protocol meets the requirements to evaluate the donor and host site target vessels for planning of microvascular head and neck reconstructions...
  74. ncbi request reprint Morbidity of harvesting of retromolar bone grafts: a prospective study
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:514-21. 2002
    ..0 and 4.1 +/- 2.0, respectively, P = 0.027). Retromolar bone grafts are a viable method for augmentation of the implant site in conjunction with single tooth reconstruction with low strain on the patient and minimal risk of complications...
  75. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography angiography versus digital subtraction angiography in vascular mapping for planning of microsurgical reconstruction of the mandible
    Michael Lell
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 15:1514-20. 2005
    ..DSA was superior to CTA if more peripheral ECA branches were included (P=0.030). CTA proved to be a promising alternative to DSA in vascular mapping for planning of microvascular reconstruction of the mandible...
  76. ncbi request reprint Untreated 'blow-in' fracture of the orbital floor causing a mucocele: report of an unusual late complication
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 33:255-9. 2005
    ..To date, there is only minimal knowledge on long-term complications of blow-in fractures that have remained untreated. The present case report describes a late complication of an untreated blow-in fracture of the orbital floor...
  77. ncbi request reprint Is there a need for autogenous blood donation in orthognathic surgery?
    Peter Kessler
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:571-6. 2006
    ..The present study sought to determine the frequency of blood transfusion and to evaluate the need for autogenous blood donations in patients undergoing bimaxillary orthognathic surgery...
  78. ncbi request reprint Updated implant-retained restorative solutions in patients with hypodontia
    Stefan Holst
    Department of Prosthodontics, University Clinic Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Quintessence Int 39:797-802. 2008
    ..Choosing appropriate treatment techniques and materials will result in long-term clinical function, stability, and esthetic success...
  79. ncbi request reprint Indications for immediate loading of implants and implant success
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 17:19-34. 2006
    ..However, more high-level evidence-based studies are needed to demonstrate the relative merits of immediate loading compared with conventional loading in all potential applications...
  80. ncbi request reprint Hemoglobin value reduction and necessity of transfusion in bimaxillary orthognathic surgery
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:623-8. 2005
    ..It has been the aim of the present clinical study to assess the reduction of the hemoglobin value and the frequency of blood transfusions during bimaxillary orthognathic surgery and to discuss the clinical consequences...
  81. ncbi request reprint Conventional radiographs: are they still the standard in localization of projectiles?
    Philipp Stockmann
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 104:e71-5. 2007
    ..The use of reference markers should be considered a standard procedure for the localization of radiopaque foreign bodies in the head and neck...
  82. ncbi request reprint Cytokeratin 17 mRNA expression has potential for diagnostic marker of oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Takeshi Toyoshima
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Glueckstrasse 11, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 134:515-21. 2008
    ..Cytokeratins (CKs) like CK 19 and CK 20 are known to be useful diagnostic and prognostic markers for solid tumors. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relevance of further CKs for diagnosis of OSCC...
  83. doi request reprint Osteotomy and primary wound closure in bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw: a prospective clinical study with 12 months follow-up
    Philipp Stockmann
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuremberg, Gluckstrasse 11, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Support Care Cancer 18:449-60. 2010
    ..This is a prospective clinical study aimed at assessing the success rate of osteotomy and primary wound closure in patients with bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw (BONJ)...
  84. doi request reprint Prosthetic considerations for orthodontic implant site development in the adult patient
    Alexandra I Holst
    University Clinic Erlangen, Dental Clinic 3, Department of Prosthodontics, Erlangen, Germany
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:82-8. 2009
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Validation of in vivo assessment of facial soft-tissue volume changes and clinical application in midfacial distraction: a technical report
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Univesity of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:367-80. 2003
    ..The new parameters will help to assess normative soft-tissue data on the basis of three-dimensional imaging with a view to an improved three-dimensional prediction of the operative outcome of orthognathic surgery...
  86. ncbi request reprint The endoscopically controlled osteotome sinus floor elevation: a preliminary prospective study
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 17:557-66. 2002
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Analysis of bone resorption after secondary alveolar cleft bone grafts before and after canine eruption in connection with orthodontic gap closure or prosthodontic treatment
    Stefan Schultze-Mosgau
    University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Glueckstrasse 11, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:1245-8. 2003
    ..We sought to analyze the success rate of secondary alveolar cleft bone grafts before and after canine eruption in connection with orthodontic gap closure or gap opening...
  88. ncbi request reprint Effects of topographical surface modifications of electron beam melted Ti-6Al-4V titanium on human fetal osteoblasts
    Sabine Ponader
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Biomed Mater Res A 84:1111-9. 2008
    ..9 microm) reduced proliferation of hFOB cells. Surface characteristics of titanium can easily be changed by EBM in order to further improve proliferation...
  89. doi request reprint Early findings of a novel established molecular diagnostic technique for the prediction of malignant transformation in leukoplakia
    Jutta Ries
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Mol Med Report 2:947-52. 2009
    ..Thus, analysis of MAGE-A expression can predict malignant transformation in leukoplakia...
  90. doi request reprint Tumour infiltrating lymphocytes in squamous cell carcinoma of the oro- and hypopharynx: prognostic impact may depend on type of treatment and stage of disease
    Luitpold V Distel
    Departments of Radiation Oncology, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, University Hospital, Universitatsstr 27, Erlangen 91054, Germany
    Oral Oncol 45:e167-74. 2009
    ..52% (p=0.005). The impact of TIL on prognosis in patients with head and neck cancer may be affected by type of treatment and stage of disease. This finding will influence future studies on the role of TIL in human cancers...
  91. pmc Expression of Msx-1 is suppressed in bisphosphonate associated osteonecrosis related jaw tissue-etiopathology considerations respecting jaw developmental biology-related unique features
    Falk Wehrhan
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    J Transl Med 8:96. 2010
    ..We hypothesised that Msx-1 expression might be impaired in bisphosphonate-related ONJ. The study aim was to elucidate Msx-1 and RANKL-associated signal transduction (BMP-2/4, RANKL) in ONJ-altered and healthy periodontal tissue...
  92. doi request reprint Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy for optical soft tissue differentiation as remote feedback control for tissue-specific laser surgery
    Florian Stelzle
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Lasers Surg Med 42:319-25. 2010
    ..It is the aim of the study to use this technique on soft tissue samples, to set a technological basis for a remote optical feedback system for tissue-specific laser surgery...
  93. doi request reprint Vertical and sagittal growth in patients with unilateral and bilateral cleft lip and palate-a retrospective cephalometric evaluation
    Alexandra I Holst
    University Clinic Erlangen, Dental Clinic, Department of Orthodontics, Germany
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 46:512-20. 2009
    ..To investigate whether the craniofacial vertical and sagittal jaw relationship in patients with cleft lip and palate (CLP) differed from that of age-matched noncleft controls, before and after the pubertal growth spurt...
  94. doi request reprint Dual energy CTA of the supraaortic arteries: technical improvements with a novel dual source CT system
    Michael M Lell
    Department of Radiology, University Erlangen, Maximiliansplatz 1, Erlangen, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 76:e6-12. 2010
    ..We sought to describe the performance of DE-CTA of the supraaortic vessels with a novel dual source CT system with special emphasis on image quality and post-processing related artifacts...
  95. doi request reprint Comparative study on interactive computer-aided-learning and computer-aided-testing in patient-based dental training in maxillofacial surgery
    Stephan Eitner
    Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Schlossplatz 4, Erlangen, Germany
    Eur J Dent Educ 12:35-40. 2008
    ....
  96. doi request reprint Validation of optical three-dimensional plagiocephalometry by computed tomography, direct measurement, and indirect measurements using thermoplastic bands
    Martin Joachim Spitzer
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Craniofac Surg 22:129-34. 2011
    ..05). The results of the current study reveal that optical three-dimensional imaging is a relevant alternative to other established techniques in plagiocephalometry that should be tested in larger patient series...
  97. ncbi request reprint Clinical fit of all-ceramic three-unit fixed partial dentures, generated with three different CAD/CAM systems
    Sven Reich
    University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Glückstrasse, Erlangen, Germany
    Eur J Oral Sci 113:174-9. 2005
    ..Only the DIGI data differed significantly from those of the conventional FPDs. Within the limits of this study, the results suggest that the accuracy of CAD/CAM generated three-unit FPDs is satisfactory for clinical use...