cheek

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Summary: The part of the face that is below the eye and to the side of the nose and mouth.

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  1. Walsh A, Poole K, Duvall C, Skala M. Ex vivo optical metabolic measurements from cultured tissue reflect in vivo tissue status. J Biomed Opt. 2012;17:116015 pubmed publisher
    ..NADH and FAD fluorescence intensity and lifetime images were acquired with a two-photon microscope from hamster cheek pouch epithelia in vivo, from biopsies maintained in live tissue culture up to 48 h, and from flash-frozen and ..
  2. Wessels W, Graewe F, van Deventer P. Reconstruction of the lower eye lid with a rotation-advancement tarsoconjunctival cheek flap. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21:1786-9 pubmed publisher
    ..A rotation-advancement tarsoconjunctival cheek flap, which reconstructs both posterior and anterior lamellae with vascularized tissue similar to the native ..
  3. Kassir R, Kolluru A, Kassir M. Extensive necrosis after injection of hyaluronic acid filler: case report and review of the literature. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2011;10:224-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Dermal fillers temporarily remove the appearance of rhytids and reduce the depth of skin folds. Even with the most experienced of injectors, adverse effects can and do occur ranging from mild bruising to severe injection necrosis...
  4. Barba Gómez J, Zuñiga Mendoza O, Iñiguez Briseño I, Sánchez Tadeo M, Barba Gómez J, Molina Frechero N, et al. Total lower-eyelid reconstruction: modified Fricke's cheek flap. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2011;64:1430-5 pubmed publisher
    ..of non-melanoma skin cancer in which the lower eyelid was completely reconstructed using one flap taken from the cheek (modified Fricke's cheek flap) were reviewed...
  5. Gao X, Rubinstein I. E. coli lipopolysaccharide attenuates adenosine A(1) receptor-mediated increase in plasma exudation from the hamster cheek pouch. Inflamm Res. 2011;60:195-201 pubmed publisher
    To determine whether exposure to E. coli lipopolysaccharide (LPS) modulates adenosine A(1) receptor-induced increase in plasma exudation from the intact hamster cheek pouch microcirculation.
  6. Klingler M, Demmelmair H, Koletzko B, Glaser C. Fatty acid status determination by cheek cell sampling combined with methanol-based ultrasound extraction of glycerophospholipids. Lipids. 2011;46:981-90 pubmed publisher
    ..We developed a sensitive method for the analysis of fatty acids in cheek cell glycerophospholipids, which includes significant improvements of cell sampling, non-chromatographic isolation ..
  7. Klingler M, Koletzko B. Novel methodologies for assessing omega-3 fatty acid status - a systematic review. Br J Nutr. 2012;107 Suppl 2:S53-63 pubmed publisher
    ..New opportunities arise from sensitive and precise high-throughput methodologies for assessment of plasma total lipid and plasma glycerophospholipid fatty acids, as well as cheek cell fatty acid composition.
  8. Carruthers J, Rzany B, Sattler G, Carruthers A. Anatomic guidelines for augmentation of the cheek and infraorbital hollow. Dermatol Surg. 2012;38:1223-33 pubmed publisher
    ..Mid-face reflation requires a sophisticated knowledge of bony and soft tissue anatomy...
  9. Mozzillo N, Caracò C, Mori S, Di Monta G, Botti G, Ascierto P, et al. Use of neoadjuvant electrochemotherapy to treat a large metastatic lesion of the cheek in a patient with melanoma. J Transl Med. 2012;10:131 pubmed publisher
    ..ECT has been used in palliative management of metastatic melanoma to improve patients' quality of life. This is, to our knowledge, the first application of ECT as neoadjuvant treatment of metastatic subcutaneous melanoma...

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  1. Klingler M, Klem S, Demmelmair H, Koletzko B. Comparison of the incorporation of orally administered DHA into plasma, erythrocyte and cheek cell glycerophospholipids. Br J Nutr. 2013;109:962-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The analysis of various blood lipids is used as a measure of fatty acid status in humans. Cheek cell phospholipids (PL) have also been proposed as biological markers, but are rarely used in clinical studies due ..
  2. Marusza W, Mlynarczyk G, Olszanski R, Netsvyetayeva I, Obrowski M, Iannitti T, et al. Probable biofilm formation in the cheek as a complication of soft tissue filler resulting from improper endodontic treatment of tooth 16. Int J Nanomedicine. 2012;7:1441-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we report the case of a 37-year-old female patient who returned to our clinic with an abscess in her left cheek 3 months after a deep injection of 1 mL of stabilized hyaluronic acid in both cheeks...
  3. Gomes L, Hara D, Rae G. Endothelin-1 induces itch and pain in the mouse cheek model. Life Sci. 2012;91:628-33 pubmed publisher
    ..This study reexamines these sensory effects of ET-1 in the new mouse cheek model, in which pruritogens and algogens evoke distinct behavioral responses.
  4. Becerra F, Vassallo A, Echeverría A, Casinos A. Scaling and adaptations of incisors and cheek teeth in caviomorph rodents (Rodentia, Hystricognathi). J Morphol. 2012;273:1150-62 pubmed publisher
  5. Onodera K, Xu H, Kimizuka S, Echigo S, Ooya K. Chondroma of the cheek: A case report. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2005;34:924-6 pubmed
    An extremely rare case of soft tissue chondroma occurring in the right cheek of a 47-year-old woman is reported. The localized nodular tumor was encapsulated and composed of hyalinized cartilage with fine calcifications...
  6. Silverman A, Hoffman R, Cohen M, GARZA R. Severe cheek and lower eyelid lymphedema after resection of oropharyngeal tumor and radiation. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21:598-601 pubmed publisher
    ..The massive cheek and eyelid lymphedema, which extended from the patient's left lower eyelid to patient's oral commissure measured ..
  7. Ajaiyeoba A, Akang E, Olusanya B. Retinoblastoma presenting with a cheek mass. J Natl Med Assoc. 2005;97:1553-5 pubmed
    ..of a case of retinoblastoma that mimicked Burkitt's lymphoma by presenting with a left proptosis and a right cheek mass...
  8. Altug H, Sahin S, Sencimen M, Dogan N, Erdogan O. Non-infiltrating angiolipoma of the cheek: a case report and review of the literature. J Oral Sci. 2009;51:137-9 pubmed
    ..The authors present the clinical and histological features of a non-infiltrating angiolipoma excised from the cheek of a 22-year old man...
  9. Sand M, Boorboor P, Sand D, Altmeyer P, Mann B, Bechara F. Bilateral cheek-to-nose advancement flap: an alternative to the paramedian forehead flap for reconstruction of the nose. Acta Chir Plast. 2007;49:67-70 pubmed
    ..The paramedian forehead flap is one commonly used technique. In this study we describe the bilateral cheek-to-nose advancement flap as an alternative to the paramedian forehead flap in patients with strong nasolabial ..
  10. Terino E, Edwards M. Alloplastic contouring for suborbital, maxillary, zygomatic deficiencies. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2008;16:33-67, v pubmed
    ..This technique does not require any removal of fat from the orbit nor does it require extensive dissection of fat. This operation successfully and satisfactorily creates an optimum blending of the lid-cheek junction.
  11. Ozkan O, Mardini S, Chen H, Cigna E, Tang W, Liu Y. Repair of buccal defects with anterolateral thigh flaps. Microsurgery. 2006;26:182-9 pubmed
  12. Giglio A, Ruschel F, Barcellos C, Pavelecini M, Chem R. Rotation and advancement flap of the cheek in the treatment of rare craniofacial clefts. J Craniofac Surg. 2008;19:1411-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Aware of that problem, we developed a procedure based on the Van der Meulen rotation and advancement flap of the cheek that may correct the cleft with 1 simple procedure and also respects the aesthetic units of the face...
  13. Kirby A, Woodward A, Jackson S, Wang Y, Crawford M. The association of fatty acid deficiency symptoms (FADS) with actual essential fatty acid status in cheek cells. Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids. 2010;83:1-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Using FADS as a marker of PUFA deficiency may not be appropriate especially when assessing typically developing children. ..
  14. Woo J, Sun G, Haverbusch M, Indugula S, Martin L, Broderick J, et al. Quality assessment of buccal versus blood genomic DNA using the Affymetrix 500 K GeneChip. BMC Genet. 2007;8:79 pubmed
    ..Thus, given high-quality collection and storage protocols, it is possible to use stored buccal cytobrush samples for genome-wide association studies. ..
  15. Bertuglia S. Intermittent hypoxia modulates nitric oxide-dependent vasodilation and capillary perfusion during ischemia-reperfusion-induced damage. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2008;294:H1914-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Studies were made in the hamster cheek pouch microcirculation (intravital fluorescence microscopy)...
  16. McParland H, Warnakulasuriya S, Cook R. Angioleiomyoma: an unusual diagnosis for a lump in the cheek. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;47:641-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Deep dissection to excise the mass completely caused no damage to nerves and there has been no recurrence...
  17. Rossarie R, Leyder P. [Which treatment for the malar bags?]. Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2009;54:57-70 pubmed publisher
    ..So the surgeon will be able to choose the most adapted treatment, which is most often a midface sub-periosteal lift associated with a blepharoplasty. ..
  18. Haddock N, Saadeh P, Boutros S, Thorne C. The tear trough and lid/cheek junction: anatomy and implications for surgical correction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009;123:1332-40; discussion 1341-2 pubmed publisher
    The tear trough and the lid/cheek junction become more visible with age. These landmarks are adjacent, forming in some patients a continuous indentation or groove below the infraorbital rim...
  19. Sforza C, Laino A, D Alessio R, Grandi G, Tartaglia G, Ferrario V. Soft-tissue facial characteristics of attractive and normal adolescent boys and girls. Angle Orthod. 2008;78:799-807 pubmed publisher
    ..To identify possible esthetic canons in facial size and shape of Italian adolescent boys and girls...
  20. Fleming I. Bobbing along on the crest of a wave: NO ascends hamster cheek pouch arterioles. Circ Res. 2003;93:9-11 pubmed
  21. Kühnel T, Dammer R, Dünzl B, Beule A, Strutz J. New split scar cheek flap in reconstruction of noma sequelae. Br J Plast Surg. 2003;56:528-33 pubmed
    The use of a split-scar cheek flap is demonstrated for restoration of lining in reconstructing the oral commissure in cases of noma.
  22. Warhonowicz M, Staszyk C, Gasse H. Immunohistochemical detection of matrix metalloproteinase-1 in the periodontal ligament of equine cheek teeth. Tissue Cell. 2007;39:369-76 pubmed
    The hypsodont equine cheek tooth erupts continuously throughout life. The collagen fibers of the periodontal ligament (PDL) have to remodel constantly to allow the tooth to move in an occlusal direction...
  23. Silvers S, Eviatar J, Echavez M, Pappas A. Prospective, open-label, 18-month trial of calcium hydroxylapatite (Radiesse) for facial soft-tissue augmentation in patients with human immunodeficiency virus-associated lipoatrophy: one-year durability. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006;118:34S-45S pubmed
    ..The objective was to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of soft-tissue augmentation of calcium hydroxylapatite (Radiesse) in patients with facial lipoatrophy secondary to human immunodeficiency virus disease...
  24. Tapia A, Ruiz de Erenchun R, Rengifo M. Combined approach for facial contour restoration: treatment of malar and cheek areas during rhytidectomy. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006;118:491-7; discussion 498-501 pubmed
    ..define the facial silhouette: the malar contour, with its bone support and superficial structures and, at the cheek level, intimately associated with the mastication system and the facial nerve, the buccal fat pad or Bichat fat pad...
  25. O Hara K, Urrego A, Garri J, O Hara C, Bradley J, Kawamoto H. Improved malar projection with transconjunctival hydroxyapatite granules. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006;117:1956-63 pubmed
    ..Augmentation of the zygomatic body enhances appearance and provides a more youthful look. Porous hydroxyapatite granules offer an alternative to alloplastic implants...
  26. Boran T, Lesot H, Peterka M, Peterkova R. Increased apoptosis during morphogenesis of the lower cheek teeth in tabby/EDA mice. J Dent Res. 2005;84:228-33 pubmed
    ..histological sections and computer-aided 3D reconstructions, we investigated epithelial apoptosis in the lower cheek dentition at embryonic days 14.5-17.5...
  27. Brekke J, Jackson W, Segal S. Arteriolar smooth muscle Ca2+ dynamics during blood flow control in hamster cheek pouch. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2006;101:307-15 pubmed
    ..Aparenchymal segments of second-order arterioles (diameter 35 +/- 2 microm) were prepared in the superfused cheek pouch of anesthetized hamsters (n = 18) and perifused with the ratiometric dye fura PE-3 (AM) to load SMC (1 ..
  28. Kamp S, Knoll T, Osman M, Häcker A, Michel M, Alken P. Donor-site morbidity in buccal mucosa urethroplasty: lower lip or inner cheek?. BJU Int. 2005;96:619-23 pubmed
    To evaluate donor-site complications of buccal mucosa urethroplasty and whether there is a difference in morbidity between harvesting the mucosa graft from the inner cheek or the lower lip.
  29. Laitinen K, Sallinen J, Linderborg K, Isolauri E. Serum, cheek cell and breast milk fatty acid compositions in infants with atopic and non-atopic eczema. Clin Exp Allergy. 2006;36:166-73 pubmed
    ..The major theory implicating diet with allergic diseases is associated with altered food consumption and subsequent changes in fatty acid composition...
  30. Alster T, Tanzi E. Improvement of neck and cheek laxity with a nonablative radiofrequency device: a lifting experience. Dermatol Surg. 2004;30:503-7; discussion 507 pubmed
    Laxity of cheek and neck skin is a common cosmetic complaint of patients as they age. Improvement of skin laxity can be difficult to achieve without invasive surgical lifting procedures...
  31. Hochman B, Vilas Bôas F, Mariano M, Ferreiras L. Keloid heterograft in the hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) cheek pouch, Brazil. Acta Cir Bras. 2005;20:200-12 pubmed
    To study the integration of keloid heterograft in hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) cheek pouch.
  32. Peterkova R, Lesot H, Viriot L, Peterka M. The supernumerary cheek tooth in tabby/EDA mice-a reminiscence of the premolar in mouse ancestors. Arch Oral Biol. 2005;50:219-25 pubmed
    A supernumerary cheek tooth occurs mesially to the first molar in tabby/EDA (Ta) mice affected by hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia...
  33. Kuo Y, Jeng S, Wei F, Su C, Chien C. Functional reconstruction of complex lip and cheek defect with free composite anterolateral thigh flap and vascularized fascia. Head Neck. 2008;30:1001-6 pubmed publisher
    Extensive composite defects involving the lip and cheek present difficult reconstructive challenges...
  34. Puxeddu R, Dennis S, Ferreli C, Caldera S, Brennan P. Platysma myocutaneous flap for reconstruction of skin defects in the head and neck. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008;46:383-6 pubmed publisher
    ..applications have expanded from the reconstruction of intraoral defects to include laryngo-pharyngeal, lip, and cheek defects. The platysma flap can be superiorly, posteriorly, or inferiorly-based...
  35. Budel S, Bartlett I, Segal S. Homocellular conduction along endothelium and smooth muscle of arterioles in hamster cheek pouch: unmasking an NO wave. Circ Res. 2003;93:61-8 pubmed
    ..homocellular (endothelium or smooth muscle) and heterocellular (myoendothelial) conduction pathways along hamster cheek pouch arterioles in vivo (n=64; diameter, 33+/-1 microm)...
  36. Hancox J, Yount L, Eaton J, Barnette D, Greenway H. Lymphangiosarcoma presenting as asymptomatic swelling of the cheek. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2007;56:530-1 pubmed
  37. Nicholls J, Hourani S, Hall J. Characterization of adenosine receptors mediating the vasodilator effects of adenosine receptor agonists in the microvasculature of the hamster cheek pouch in vivo. Auton Autacoid Pharmacol. 2002;22:209-14 pubmed
    ..study was to characterize the adenosine receptor mediating vasodilation in the microvasculature of the hamster cheek pouch in vivo...
  38. Jansen D, Graivier M. Evaluation of a calcium hydroxylapatite-based implant (Radiesse) for facial soft-tissue augmentation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006;118:22S-30S, discussion 31S-33S pubmed
    ..The authors sought to evaluate the long-term clinical efficacy and safety of a calcium hydroxylapatite-based filler (Radiesse) for facial soft-tissue augmentation...
  39. Zijlmans M, Huiskamp G, van Huffelen A, Spetgens W, Leijten F. Detection of temporal lobe spikes: comparing nasopharyngeal, cheek and anterior temporal electrodes to simultaneous subdural recordings. Clin Neurophysiol. 2008;119:1771-7 pubmed publisher
    To compare nasopharyngeal (NP), cheek and anterior temporal (AT) electrodes for the detection yield and localization of interictal spikes in temporal lobe epilepsy.
  40. Raaphorst J, Vanneste J. Numb cheek syndrome as the first manifestation of anti-Hu paraneoplastic neuronopathy. J Neurol. 2006;253:664-5 pubmed
  41. Jowett N, Mlynarek A. Reconstruction of cheek defects: a review of current techniques. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010;18:244-54 pubmed publisher
    The article discusses the fundamental principles of cheek reconstruction and summarizes recently published techniques and reviews in the field.
  42. Berta G, Salamone P, Sprio A, Di Scipio F, Marinos L, Sapino S, et al. Chemoprevention of 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene (DMBA)-induced oral carcinogenesis in hamster cheek pouch by topical application of resveratrol complexed with 2-hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin. Oral Oncol. 2010;46:42-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In summary, our study demonstrates that RV is effective in the chemoprevention of DMBA-induced oral carcinogenesis and when it is complexed with HPbetaCDs its efficacy is significantly improved...
  43. Jeng S, Kuo Y, Wei F, Su C, Chien C. Reconstruction of concomitant lip and cheek through-and-through defects with combined free flap and an advancement flap from the remaining lip. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2004;113:491-8 pubmed
    ..b>Cheek defects ranged from 15 x 12 cm to 4 x 3 cm, and intraoral defects ranged from 14 x 8 cm to 5 x 4 cm in size...
  44. Borle F, Radu A, Monnier P, van den Bergh H, Wagnieres G. Evaluation of the photosensitizer Tookad for photodynamic therapy on the Syrian golden hamster cheek pouch model: light dose, drug dose and drug-light interval effects. Photochem Photobiol. 2003;78:377-83 pubmed
    ..analyzed by staging the macroscopic response and by the histological examination of the sections of the irradiated cheek pouch...
  45. Macchi V, Tiengo C, Porzionato A, Stecco C, Vigato E, Parenti A, et al. Histotopographic study of the fibroadipose connective cheek system. Cells Tissues Organs. 2010;191:47-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Changes in the quantitative and qualitative characteristics of the fibroadipose connective system, reducing its viscoelastic properties, may contribute to ptosis of facial soft tissues during aging...
  46. Demir Y, Karaaslan T, Aktepe F, Yucel A, Demir S. Linear scleroderma "en coup de sabre" of the cheek. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2003;61:1091-4 pubmed
  47. Garcia Closas M, Moore L, Rabkin C, Franklin T, Struewing J, Ginzinger D, et al. Quantitation of DNA in buccal cell samples collected in epidemiological studies. Biomarkers. 2006;11:472-9 pubmed
  48. Priyadarsini R, Manikandan P, Kumar G, Nagini S. The neem limonoids azadirachtin and nimbolide inhibit hamster cheek pouch carcinogenesis by modulating xenobiotic-metabolizing enzymes, DNA damage, antioxidants, invasion and angiogenesis. Free Radic Res. 2009;43:492-504 pubmed publisher
    ..On a comparative basis, nimbolide was found to be a more potent antioxidant and chemopreventive agent and offers promise as a candidate agent in multitargeted prevention and treatment of cancer...
  49. Hakim S, Jacobsen H, Aschoff H, Sieg P. Including the platysma muscle in a cervicofacial skin rotation flap to enhance blood supply for reconstruction of vast orbital and cheek defects: anatomical considerations and surgical technique. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;38:1316-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The surgical procedures led to sufficient and successful reconstruction of the orbital and cheek region...
  50. Dube A, Sharma S, Gupta P. Evaluation of chlorin p6 for photodynamic treatment of squamous cell carcinoma in the hamster cheek pouch model. Oral Oncol. 2006;42:77-82 pubmed
    We studied pharmacokinetics and tumor response to photodynamic therapy (PDT) using chlorin p6 (CP6) in hamster cheek pouch model. CP6 was administered either intraperitoneally (IP) at a dose of 1...
  51. Ahmad Q, Navadgi S, Agarwal R, Kanhere H, Shetty K, Prasad R. Bipaddle pectoralis major myocutaneous flap in reconstructing full thickness defects of cheek: a review of 47 cases. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2006;59:166-73 pubmed
    We present a series of reconstruction of 47 patients with large full thickness cheek defects secondary to cancer ablative surgery. All patients were reconstructed primarily by bipaddle pectoralis major myocutaneous (PMMC) flap...
  52. Dere H, Ozcan K, Ergul G, Bahar S, Ozcan I, Kulacoglu S. Extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma of the cheek. J Laryngol Otol. 2006;120:141-4 pubmed
    ..Only one case of buccal extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma has been reported to date. We present a case of buccal extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma that was excised completely following embolization and we also review the literature...
  53. Niamtu J. Accurate and anatomic midface filler injection by using cheek implants as an injection template. Dermatol Surg. 2008;34:93-5; discussion 96 pubmed
  54. Niitsuma K, Tsubakimoto A. Multiple dermoid cysts on the cheek. Br J Dermatol. 2005;152:1387-9 pubmed
  55. Hakim C, Jackson W, Segal S. Connexin isoform expression in smooth muscle cells and endothelial cells of hamster cheek pouch arterioles and retractor feed arteries. Microcirculation. 2008;15:503-14 pubmed publisher
  56. Harris G, Perez N. Anchored flaps in post-Mohs reconstruction of the lower eyelid, cheek, and lateral canthus: avoiding eyelid distortion. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003;19:5-13 pubmed
    ..Large flaps are anchored to fixed tissue to avoid transmitting flap tension to the eyelids...
  57. Brandon J, Conti C, Goldstein L, DiGiovanni J, Gimenez Conti I. Carcinogenic effects of MGP-7 and B[a]P on the hamster cheek pouch. Toxicol Pathol. 2009;37:733-40 pubmed publisher
    ..the carcinogenic effects of benzo[a]pyrene (B[a]P) and manufactured gas plant (MGP) residues on the hamster cheek pouch (HCP)...
  58. Ezure T, Hosoi J, Amano S, Tsuchiya T. Sagging of the cheek is related to skin elasticity, fat mass and mimetic muscle function. Skin Res Technol. 2009;15:299-305 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the mechanism of facial sagging by examining the relationship of sagging severity to changes of skin elasticity, fat mass and facial muscle function at the cheek.
  59. Austen W, Parrett B, Taghinia A, Wolfort S, Upton J. The subcutaneous cervicofacial flap revisited. Ann Plast Surg. 2009;62:149-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Over a 20-year period, we reviewed all patients who underwent subcutaneous cervicofacial flaps for cheek defects to analyze complications and results...
  60. Aromando R, Heber E, Trivillin V, Nigg D, Schwint A, Itoiz M. Insight into the mechanisms underlying tumor response to boron neutron capture therapy in the hamster cheek pouch oral cancer model. J Oral Pathol Med. 2009;38:448-54 pubmed publisher
    The therapeutic success of different boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) protocols employing the hamster cheek pouch oral cancer model has been previously reported by our laboratory...
  61. Lapillonne A, DeMar J, Nannegari V, Heird W. The fatty acid profile of buccal cheek cell phospholipids is a noninvasive marker of long-chain polyunsaturated Fatty Acid status in piglets. J Nutr. 2002;132:2319-23 pubmed
    The fatty acid pattern of cheek cell phospholipids has been proposed as a noninvasive marker of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) status...
  62. Conde C, Cyrino F, Bottino D, Gardette J, Bouskela E. Longchain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and microvascular reactivity: observation in the hamster cheek pouch. Microvasc Res. 2007;73:237-47 pubmed
    Previous experiments in our laboratory, using the hamster cheek pouch microcirculation, have shown that precapillary vessels exhibit spontaneous rhythmic luminal variations, termed vasomotion, a myogenic activity sustained by a balance ..
  63. Sun Z, Sood S, Li N, Ramji D, Yang P, Newman R, et al. Involvement of the 5-lipoxygenase/leukotriene A4 hydrolase pathway in 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene (DMBA)-induced oral carcinogenesis in hamster cheek pouch, and inhibition of carcinogenesis by its inhibitors. Carcinogenesis. 2006;27:1902-8 pubmed
    ..A4 hydrolase (LTA4H) pathway of AA metabolism in 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene (DMBA)-induced hamster cheek pouch carcinogenesis...
  64. Colantuoni A, Lapi D, Paterni M, Marchiafava P. Protective effects of insulin during ischemia-reperfusion injury in hamster cheek pouch microcirculation. J Vasc Res. 2005;42:55-66 pubmed
    ..increase and leukocyte adhesion induced by ischemia-reperfusion injury were investigated in the hamster cheek pouch microcirculation...
  65. Lindell A, Savill N. Time to turn the other cheek? The influence of left and right poses on perceptions of academic specialisation. Laterality. 2010;15:639-50 pubmed publisher
    The human face expresses emotion asymmetrically. Whereas the left cheek is more emotionally expressive, the right cheek appears more impassive, hence the appropriate cheek to put forward depends on the circumstance...
  66. Benn P, Sauret Jackson V, Cartledge J, Ruff C, Sabin C, Moyle G, et al. Improvements in cheek volume in lipoatrophic individuals switching away from thymidine nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. HIV Med. 2009;10:351-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Facial changes cannot be assessed by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scans. There are limited objective data on the reversibility of facial lipoatrophy...