mouth floor

Summary

Summary: The area of the mouth beneath the TONGUE.

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  1. Edul V, Enrico C, Laviolle B, Vazquez A, Ince C, Dubin A. Quantitative assessment of the microcirculation in healthy volunteers and in patients with septic shock. Crit Care Med. 2012;40:1443-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Our hypotheses were that 1) hyperdynamic blood flow is absent in septic shock; 2) nonsurvivors show more severe alterations than survivors; and 3) quantitative and semiquantitative microcirculatory parameters have a similar performance...
  2. van Haren F, Sleigh J, Boerma E, La Pine M, Bahr M, Pickkers P, et al. Hypertonic fluid administration in patients with septic shock: a prospective randomized controlled pilot study. Shock. 2012;37:268-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Independent of changes in preload or afterload, hypertonic fluid administration improved the cardiac contractility and vascular tone compared with isotonic fluid. The need for ongoing fluid resuscitation was also reduced...
  3. Morelli A, Donati A, Ertmer C, Rehberg S, Orecchioni A, Di Russo A, et al. Short-term effects of terlipressin bolus infusion on sublingual microcirculatory blood flow during septic shock. Intensive Care Med. 2011;37:963-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of the present study was, therefore, to elucidate the effects of a single terlipressin bolus dose of 0.5 mg on microcirculatory perfusion in patients with catecholamine-dependent septic shock...
  4. Maier S, Hasibeder W, Hengl C, Pajk W, Schwarz B, Margreiter J, et al. Effects of phenylephrine on the sublingual microcirculation during cardiopulmonary bypass. Br J Anaesth. 2009;102:485-91 pubmed publisher
  5. den Uil C, Lagrand W, van der Ent M, Jewbali L, Brugts J, Spronk P, et al. The effects of intra-aortic balloon pump support on macrocirculation and tissue microcirculation in patients with cardiogenic shock. Cardiology. 2009;114:42-6 pubmed publisher
    ..It was the aim of this study to evaluate the effects of intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) counterpulsation on sublingual microcirculation as a model for tissue perfusion...
  6. Ospina Tascon G, Neves A, Occhipinti G, Donadello K, Buchele G, Simion D, et al. Effects of fluids on microvascular perfusion in patients with severe sepsis. Intensive Care Med. 2010;36:949-55 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the effects of fluid administration on microcirculatory alterations in sepsis...
  7. Simonato L, Garcia J, Sundefeld M, Mattar N, Veronese L, Miyahara G. Detection of HPV in mouth floor squamous cell carcinoma and its correlation with clinicopathologic variables, risk factors and survival. J Oral Pathol Med. 2008;37:593-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of HPV in mouth floor squamous cell carcinoma and correlate it with clinicopathologic variables, risk factors and survival...
  8. Sheikh M, Javed U, Singh J, Choudhury J, Deen O, Dhah K, et al. Bedside sublingual video imaging of microcirculation in assessing bacterial infection in cirrhosis. Dig Dis Sci. 2009;54:2706-11 pubmed publisher
    ..5 was found to have highest sensitivity (100%) and specificity (100%) for infection in decompensated cirrhosis. SDF imaging of sublingual microcirculation can be a useful bedside diagnostic tool to assess bacterial infection in cirrhosis...
  9. Maier S, Holz Hölzl C, Pajk W, Ulmer H, Hengl C, Dünser M, et al. Microcirculatory parameters after isotonic and hypertonic colloidal fluid resuscitation in acute hemorrhagic shock. J Trauma. 2009;66:337-45 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated sublingual mucosal microcirculatory parameters during hemorrhage and after fluid resuscitation with gelatin, hydroxyethyl starch, or hypertonic saline and hydroxyethyl starch in pigs...

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  1. Dobbe J, Streekstra G, Atasever B, van Zijderveld R, Ince C. Measurement of functional microcirculatory geometry and velocity distributions using automated image analysis. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2008;46:659-70 pubmed publisher
    ..RBC velocity was reduced by 70% during the first 10 s of cardiac luxation. The present method has been shown to be fast and accurate and provides increased insight into the functional properties of the microcirculation...
  2. Dubin A, Edul V, Pozo M, Murias G, Canullán C, Martins E, et al. Persistent villi hypoperfusion explains intramucosal acidosis in sheep endotoxemia. Crit Care Med. 2008;36:535-42 pubmed publisher
    ..To test the hypothesis that persistent villi hypoperfusion explains intramucosal acidosis after endotoxemic shock resuscitation...
  3. Boerma E, van der Voort P, Spronk P, Ince C. Relationship between sublingual and intestinal microcirculatory perfusion in patients with abdominal sepsis. Crit Care Med. 2007;35:1055-60 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the relation between sublingual and intestinal microcirculatory alterations in patients with abdominal sepsis...
  4. Dubin A, Pozo M, Casabella C, Murias G, Moseinco M, Kanoore Edul V, et al. Comparison of 6% hydroxyethyl starch 130/0.4 and saline solution for resuscitation of the microcirculation during the early goal-directed therapy of septic patients. J Crit Care. 2010;25:659.e1-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to show that 6% hydroxyethyl starch (HES) 130/0.4 achieves a better resuscitation of the microcirculation than normal saline solution (SS), during early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) in septic patients...
  5. Verdant C, De Backer D, Bruhn A, Clausi C, Su F, Wang Z, et al. Evaluation of sublingual and gut mucosal microcirculation in sepsis: a quantitative analysis. Crit Care Med. 2009;37:2875-81 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine the relationship between sublingual and intestinal mucosal microcirculatory perfusion...
  6. Arnold R, Parrillo J, Phillip Dellinger R, Chansky M, Shapiro N, Lundy D, et al. Point-of-care assessment of microvascular blood flow in critically ill patients. Intensive Care Med. 2009;35:1761-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We hypothesized that a real-time point-of-care (POC) determination of the microcirculatory flow index (MFI), an established metric for assessing microcirculatory perfusion, agrees well with the conventional off-line analysis...
  7. De Backer D, Creteur J, Dubois M, Sakr Y, Koch M, Verdant C, et al. The effects of dobutamine on microcirculatory alterations in patients with septic shock are independent of its systemic effects. Crit Care Med. 2006;34:403-8 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the effects of dobutamine on microcirculatory blood flow alterations in patients with septic shock...
  8. Trzeciak S, McCoy J, Phillip Dellinger R, Arnold R, Rizzuto M, Abate N, et al. Early increases in microcirculatory perfusion during protocol-directed resuscitation are associated with reduced multi-organ failure at 24 h in patients with sepsis. Intensive Care Med. 2008;34:2210-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We hypothesized that changes in microcirculatory flow during resuscitation are associated with changes in organ failure over the first 24 h of sepsis therapy...
  9. Creteur J, De Backer D, Sakr Y, Koch M, Vincent J. Sublingual capnometry tracks microcirculatory changes in septic patients. Intensive Care Med. 2006;32:516-23 pubmed
    ..To test the hypothesis that microcirculatory blood flow is the main determinant of sublingual carbon dioxide pressure in patients with septic shock...
  10. Klijn E, den Uil C, Bakker J, Ince C. The heterogeneity of the microcirculation in critical illness. Clin Chest Med. 2008;29:643-54, viii pubmed publisher
    ..The morphology of microvascular beds that have been visualized during surgery and intensive care at the bedside are also described, including those of the brain, sublingual region, skin, intestine, and eyes...
  11. Trzeciak S, Dellinger R, Parrillo J, Guglielmi M, Bajaj J, Abate N, et al. Early microcirculatory perfusion derangements in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock: relationship to hemodynamics, oxygen transport, and survival. Ann Emerg Med. 2007;49:88-98, 98.e1-2 pubmed
  12. Elbers P, Ozdemir A, van Iterson M, van Dongen E, Ince C. Microcirculatory imaging in cardiac anesthesia: ketanserin reduces blood pressure but not perfused capillary density. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2009;23:95-101 pubmed publisher
    ..In order to introduce SDF imaging in cardiac anesthesia, the authors set out to directly observe the sublingual microcirculation in this setting...
  13. Paize F, Sarginson R, Makwana N, Baines P, Thomson A, Sinha I, et al. Changes in the sublingual microcirculation and endothelial adhesion molecules during the course of severe meningococcal disease treated in the paediatric intensive care unit. Intensive Care Med. 2012;38:863-71 pubmed publisher
    ..We studied sublingual microcirculatory disturbances in children with meningococcal disease (MCD) and simultaneously measured plasma levels of adhesion molecules...
  14. El Okeily M, El Bouihi M, Ricard A, Lefebvre Majoufre C, Deminiere C, Siberchicot F, et al. [Mouth floor and mobile tongue epidermoid carcinomas thickness: prognostic value]. Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. 2008;109:81-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of our retrospective study was to assess the prognostic value of tumor thickness in oral epidermoid carcinoma...
  15. Büchele G, Silva E, Ospina Tascon G, Vincent J, De Backer D. Effects of hydrocortisone on microcirculatory alterations in patients with septic shock. Crit Care Med. 2009;37:1341-7 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the effects of hydrocortisone on microcirculatory blood flow alterations in patients with septic shock...
  16. Morelli A, Donati A, Ertmer C, Rehberg S, Lange M, Orecchioni A, et al. Levosimendan for resuscitating the microcirculation in patients with septic shock: a randomized controlled study. Crit Care. 2010;14:R232 pubmed publisher
    ..e. dobutamine). The primary end point was a difference of ? 20% in the microvascular flow index of small vessels (MFIs) among groups...
  17. De Backer D, Verdant C, Chierego M, Koch M, Gullo A, Vincent J. Effects of drotrecogin alfa activated on microcirculatory alterations in patients with severe sepsis. Crit Care Med. 2006;34:1918-24 pubmed
    ..We investigated whether DAA can influence microcirculatory alterations in patients with severe sepsis...
  18. Baj A, Bellocchio G, Marelli S, Goglio L, Formillo P, Gianni A. Reconstruction of the anterior floor of the mouth using a peroneal perforator free flap. A case report. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2010;30:47-51 pubmed
  19. Sakr Y, Chierego M, Piagnerelli M, Verdant C, Dubois M, Koch M, et al. Microvascular response to red blood cell transfusion in patients with severe sepsis. Crit Care Med. 2007;35:1639-44 pubmed
    ..The effects of red blood cell transfusions on microvascular perfusion are not well defined. We investigated the effects of red blood cell transfusion on sublingual microvascular perfusion in patients with sepsis...
  20. Boerma E, Koopmans M, Konijn A, Kaiferova K, Bakker A, van Roon E, et al. Effects of nitroglycerin on sublingual microcirculatory blood flow in patients with severe sepsis/septic shock after a strict resuscitation protocol: a double-blind randomized placebo controlled trial. Crit Care Med. 2010;38:93-100 pubmed publisher
    ..We tested this concept after fulfillment of preset systemic hemodynamic resuscitation end points in the early phase of sepsis...
  21. Elbers P, Ince C. Mechanisms of critical illness--classifying microcirculatory flow abnormalities in distributive shock. Crit Care. 2006;10:221 pubmed
    ..It is hoped that this classification system will help in the identification of mechanisms underlying these abnormalities and indicate optimal therapies for resuscitating septic and other types of distributive shock...
  22. Pottecher J, Deruddre S, Teboul J, Georger J, Laplace C, Benhamou D, et al. Both passive leg raising and intravascular volume expansion improve sublingual microcirculatory perfusion in severe sepsis and septic shock patients. Intensive Care Med. 2010;36:1867-74 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess sublingual microcirculatory changes following passive leg raising (PLR) and volume expansion (VE) in septic patients...
  23. Dubin A, Pozo M, Casabella C, Murias G, Moseinco M, Kanoore Edul V, et al. Increasing arterial blood pressure with norepinephrine does not improve microcirculatory blood flow: a prospective study. Crit Care. 2009;13:R92 pubmed publisher
    ..Our goal was to assess the effects of titration of a norepinephrine infusion to increasing levels of mean arterial pressure (MAP) on sublingual microcirculation...
  24. Jhanji S, Lee C, Watson D, Hinds C, Pearse R. Microvascular flow and tissue oxygenation after major abdominal surgery: association with post-operative complications. Intensive Care Med. 2009;35:671-7 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the relationship between global oxygen delivery (DO(2)I), microvascular flow and tissue oxygenation in patients who did and did not develop complications following major abdominal surgery...
  25. van Eyk A, van der Bijl P. Comparative permeability of various chemical markers through human vaginal and buccal mucosa as well as porcine buccal and mouth floor mucosa. Arch Oral Biol. 2004;49:387-92 pubmed
    ..is compared with the more recent human vaginal model and both these are in turn further compared to porcine mouth floor mucosa...
  26. Lazaridis N. Unilateral subcutaneous pedicled nasolabial island flap for anterior mouth floor reconstruction. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2003;61:182-90 pubmed
    ..This article describes the successful use of unilateral subcutaneous pedicled flaps in the reconstruction of defects of the anterior floor of the mouth by raising the flaps as skin islands, relying on a pedicle of subcutaneous tissue...
  27. Sakr Y, Dubois M, De Backer D, Creteur J, Vincent J. Persistent microcirculatory alterations are associated with organ failure and death in patients with septic shock. Crit Care Med. 2004;32:1825-31 pubmed
    ..To characterize the time course of microcirculatory alterations and their relation to outcome in patients with septic shock...
  28. Vianello M, Morello F, Scaravilli T, Tavolato B, Giometto B. Tremor of the mouth floor and anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase autoantibodies. Eur J Neurol. 2003;10:513-4 pubmed
    ..The correlation between the tremor and antibody positivity is unclear although an alteration of the gabaergic system mediated by the antibodies may be hypothesised on the basis of an inflammatory CSF profile...
  29. Ding Y, He L, Cao K, Lu Y, Gu L, Fu L. [Apoptosis of human carcinoma of mouth floor KB cells and multidrug resistant KBv200 cells induced by azide methyl anthraquinone derivative]. Yao Xue Xue Bao. 2005;40:22-6 pubmed
    ..To determine the effects of azide methyl anthraquinone derivative (AMAD) on growth inhibition and inducing apoptosis of multidrug resistant (MDR) KBv200 cells and parental drug-sensitive KB cells...
  30. Boerma E, van der Voort P, Ince C. Sublingual microcirculatory flow is impaired by the vasopressin-analogue terlipressin in a patient with catecholamine-resistant septic shock. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2005;49:1387-90 pubmed
    ..It indicates that much caution should be taken when considering such potent vasoconstrictor when correcting blood pressure during shock...
  31. Dubois M, De Backer D, Creteur J, Anane S, Vincent J. Effect of vasopressin on sublingual microcirculation in a patient with distributive shock. Intensive Care Med. 2003;29:1020-1023 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess the sublingual microcirculation in a patient during vasopressin administration for a distributive shock after cardiopulmonary bypass...
  32. De Backer D, Creteur J, Dubois M, Sakr Y, Vincent J. Microvascular alterations in patients with acute severe heart failure and cardiogenic shock. Am Heart J. 2004;147:91-9 pubmed
    ..We hypothesized that microvascular blood flow alterations are present in patients with severe heart failure and cardiogenic shock...
  33. De Backer D, Creteur J, Preiser J, Dubois M, Vincent J. Microvascular blood flow is altered in patients with sepsis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002;166:98-104 pubmed
    ..The topical application of acetylcholine totally reversed these alterations. In conclusion, microvascular blood flow alterations are frequent in patients with sepsis and are more severe in patients with a worse outcome...
  34. Omar Y, Massey M, Andersen L, Giberson T, Berg K, Cocchi M, et al. Sublingual microcirculation is impaired in post-cardiac arrest patients. Resuscitation. 2013;84:1717-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Microcirculatory dysfunction occurs early in post-cardiac arrest patients. Better microcirculatory function at 24h may be associated with good neurologic outcome. ..
  35. Gaggl A, Bürger H, Chiari F. The microvascular osteocutaneous femur transplant for covering combined alveolar ridge and floor of the mouth defects: preliminary report. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2008;24:169-75 pubmed publisher
    ..The microvascular osteocutaneous femur transplant can be used successfully in individual reconstruction of the alveolar ridge and the neighboring floor of the mouth after tumor resection. ..
  36. Sá J, Tolentino E, Azevedo Alanis L, Iwaki Filho L, Lara V, Damante J. Morphology and morphometry of the human sublingual glands in mouth floor enlargements of edentulous patients. J Appl Oral Sci. 2013;21:540-6 pubmed publisher
    Asymptomatic mouth floor enlargements may be observed in edentulous patients. These masses, which protrude from the mouth floor, may complicate the fitting of dentures and require surgery...
  37. Burger M, Holland P, Napier B. Submental midline dermoid cyst in a 25-year-old man. Ear Nose Throat J. 2006;85:752-3 pubmed
    ..Histologic examination of the cystic contents identified epidermis, sebaceous glands, and hair follicles along with copious sebaceous material. These findings are consistent with a dermoid cyst...
  38. Camisasca D, Honorato J, Bernardo V, da Silva L, da Fonseca E, de Faria P, et al. Expression of Bcl-2 family proteins and associated clinicopathologic factors predict survival outcome in patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma. Oral Oncol. 2009;45:225-33 pubmed publisher
    ..Lymphocytic infiltrate was the most meaningful histopathologic parameter in survival analysis, whereas expression of Bcl-2 family members seems to be an important marker of a favorable prognosis in OSCC...
  39. Mahadevan M, Vasan N. Management of pediatric plunging ranula. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2006;70:1049-54 pubmed
    ..There appears to be a high incidence of ranula in New Zealand. This study was designed to evaluate the diagnosis and surgical treatment of plunging ranula in children at Auckland Starship Children's Hospital, New Zealand...
  40. De Backer D, Dubois M, Schmartz D, Koch M, Ducart A, Barvais L, et al. Microcirculatory alterations in cardiac surgery: effects of cardiopulmonary bypass and anesthesia. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009;88:1396-403 pubmed publisher
    ..5 - 0.15x; r(2) = 0.65; p < 0.05). Microcirculatory alterations are observed in cardiac surgery patients whether or not CPB is used. Anesthesia contributes to these alterations, but its effects are transient. ..
  41. Nyarady Z, Sári F, Olasz L, Nyarady J. Submental endotracheal intubation in concurrent orthognathic surgery: a technical note. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2006;34:362-5 pubmed
    ..Submental scarring is acceptable. It is recommended for orthognathic procedures in selected cases. ..
  42. Roberson R, Lockhart E, Shapiro N, Bandarenko N, McMahon T, Massey M, et al. Impact of transfusion of autologous 7- versus 42-day-old AS-3 red blood cells on tissue oxygenation and the microcirculation in healthy volunteers. Transfusion. 2012;52:2459-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Transfusion of 1 unit of 42-day-stored RBCs to healthy subjects has no overt detrimental effect on tissue oxygenation or the microcirculation assessed by clinically available monitors. ..
  43. Benhidjeb T, Harlaar J, Kerver A, Kleinrensink G, Wilhelm T. [Transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy : Part 2: Surgical technique]. Chirurg. 2010;81:134-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In comparison to other minimally invasive thyroidectomy access procedures, the transoral approach is minimally invasive and at the same time cosmetically optimal. ..
  44. Grimmer J, Mulliken J, Burrows P, Rahbar R. Radiofrequency ablation of microcystic lymphatic malformation in the oral cavity. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132:1251-6 pubmed
    ..Subtotal RF ablation of LM appears to be safe, with early postoperative oral intake and minimal postoperative pain. Further studies are needed to determine long-term control of LM. ..
  45. Massey M, Larochelle E, Najarro G, Karmacharla A, Arnold R, Trzeciak S, et al. The microcirculation image quality score: development and preliminary evaluation of a proposed approach to grading quality of image acquisition for bedside videomicroscopy. J Crit Care. 2013;28:913-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The interrater reliability results in our preliminary study suggest that the Microcirculation Image Quality Score is reasonably repeatable between reviewers. Further assessment is warranted. ..
  46. Handschel J, Oz D, Pomjanski N, Depprich R, Ommerborn M, Braunstein S, et al. Additional use of DNA-image cytometry improves the assessment of resection margins. J Oral Pathol Med. 2007;36:472-5 pubmed
    ..DNA-image cytometry could help to find the appropriate treatment option for the patients and thus might improve their prognosis. ..
  47. Mews L, Isaac A, Leonard N, Lacson A, AlQudehy Z, El Hakim H. A duplication of the mouth associated with a dysontogenic cyst: a case report and discussion of theories of origin. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140:464-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This case offers a deeper understanding of the mechanism of this disease than previously reported. Additional basic science and clinical research is needed to corroborate this theory. ..
  48. Shaw R, McGlashan G, Woolgar J, Lowe D, Brown J, Vaughan E, et al. Prognostic importance of site in squamous cell carcinoma of the buccal mucosa. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;47:356-9 pubmed publisher
    ..34). We conclude that site had little influence on prognosis, and that the poor outcome of buccal cancers reported from other centres has not been replicated in our series. ..
  49. Rauso R, Gherardini G, Biondi P, Tartaro G, Colella G. A case of a giant submandibular gland calculus perforating the floor of the mouth. Ear Nose Throat J. 2012;91:E25-7 pubmed
    ..Removal of the stone and the left submandibular gland was performed via an extraoral incision. On gross examination, the sialolith measured 5.6 cm. ..
  50. Guo P, Tang Z, Ding Z, Chu G, Yao H, Wang H. [Surgical anatomy of totally trans-oral video-assisted thyroidectomy]. Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2011;49:934-7 pubmed
    ..The maximum nodule size of the resected specimens in the totally trans-oral approach was up to 50 mm. The combined sublingual and bi-vestibular access of trans-oral video-assisted thyroidectomy is safe and reproducible. ..
  51. Sánchez Pérez A, Moya Villaescusa M, Caffesse R. Temperature of periimplant tissues in clinically successful implants: an observational clinical study in humans. Implant Dent. 2011;20:292-8 pubmed publisher
    ..81 (CI, 0.57-1.04). We have found a difference in outcome between periimplant temperature and the temperature differential. PIT depends on the anatomical location, though ?T is an independent measurement with a value of 0.81°C. ..
  52. Lai T, Wang T, Liu C, Chao T, Chen T, Hu Y. Risk factors for osteonecrosis of the jaw in oral cancer patients after surgery and eventual adjuvant treatment: The potential role of chemotherapy. Radiother Oncol. 2017;123:406-411 pubmed publisher
    ..Lip cancer was associated with the highest risk of ONJ, followed by buccal mucosa, gum, mouth floor and tongue cancer...
  53. Kanatas A, Singh P, Lowe D, Rogers S. How will I be after my operation for oral cancer?. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015;53:538-45 pubmed publisher
    ..They can help patients to make decisions about the type of treatment, provide a reference for realistic expectations, and enable them to be better informed when they give their consent. ..
  54. Menezes M, Lehn C, Gonçalves A. Epidemiological and histopathological data and E-cadherin-like prognostic factors in early carcinomas of the tongue and floor of mouth. Oral Oncol. 2007;43:656-61 pubmed
    ..advances in diagnosis and treatment, overall survival of people with squamous cell carcinomas of the tongue and mouth floor continues to be low. Prognostic information is essential for improved evaluation and treatment...
  55. Calabrese L, Garusi C, Giugliano G, Ansarin M, Bruschini R, Chiesa F. Composite reconstruction in advanced cancer of the mouth floor: autogenous frozen-thawed mandibular bone and free flaps. Microsurgery. 2007;27:21-6 pubmed
    ..The free forearm flap is effective in sealing the oral cavity, though further clinical and experimental studies are necessary to reduce late local complications...
  56. Karakas E, Steinfeldt T, Gockel A, Sesterhenn A, Bartsch D. [Transoral partial parathyroidectomy]. Chirurg. 2010;81:1020-5 pubmed publisher
  57. Chandu A, Witherow H, Stewart A. Submental intubation in orthognathic surgery: initial experience. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008;46:561-3 pubmed publisher
    ..We report our initial experience of it used as an adjunct in the management of orthognathic surgery in a series of 44 patients...
  58. Goosens V, Van den Berghe I, De Clercq C, Casselman J. Radiation-induced mandibular adult spindle cell rhabdomyosarcoma. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008;37:395-7 pubmed
    ..Although the aetiology is still unclear, this case suggests that previous radiation therapy can be a causal factor...
  59. Jarrahy R. Controversies in the management of neonatal micrognathia: to distract or not to distract, that is the question. J Craniofac Surg. 2012;23:243-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In this article, we consider some of the controversies surrounding the use of distraction compared with other techniques in the management of the neonatal airway...
  60. Pirgousis P, Fernandes R. Giant submental dermoid cysts with near total obstruction of the oral cavity: report of 2 cases. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;69:532-5 pubmed publisher
    ..2) We report 2 such cases where large dermoid cysts produced progressive dysphagia and breathing difficulty, resulting in acute presentation to our service...
  61. Yamada T, Uchida M, Kwang Lee K, Kitamura N, Yoshimura T, Sasabe E, et al. Correlation of metabolism/hypoxia markers and fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in oral squamous cell carcinomas. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2012;113:464-71 pubmed publisher
  62. Castling B, Fowell C, Bhatia S. Intra-operative internal jugular vein thrombosis complicating microvascular free flap transfer. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012;41:1229-31 pubmed publisher
    ..The management of the intra-operatively thrombosed internal jugular vein and alternative anastamotic options for the free flap are discussed...
  63. Tosios K, Economou I, Vasilopoulos N, Koutlas I. Elastofibromatous changes and hyperelastosis of the oral mucosa. Head Neck Pathol. 2010;4:31-6 pubmed publisher
  64. Pattani K, Dowden K, Nathan C. A unique case of a sublingual-space schwannoma arising from the mylohyoid nerve. Ear Nose Throat J. 2010;89:E31-3 pubmed
    ..Schwannomas of the sublingual space are exceedingly rare. Moreover, to the best of our knowledge, this case represents the first published occurrence of a schwannoma that arose from the mylohyoid nerve...
  65. do Prado R, Lima C, Pontes H, Almeida J, Cabral L, Carvalho Y. Calcifications in a clear cell mucoepidermoid carcinoma: a case report with histological and immunohistochemical findings. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2007;104:e40-4 pubmed
    ..The origin of the calcifications is speculated to be the result of dystrophic calcification of the amorphous eosinophilic material secreted by intermediate basal cells...
  66. Jung C, Lauten A, Roediger C, Fritzenwanger M, Schumm J, Figulla H, et al. In vivo evaluation of tissue microflow under combined therapy with extracorporeal life support and intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation. Anaesth Intensive Care. 2009;37:833-5 pubmed
    ..This in vivo finding supports pilot studies favouring the application of devices supporting cardiac output (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) together with devices aimed at pulsatility (intra-aortic balloon pump)...
  67. Holm J, Ovesen T. Increasing rate of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor-related upper airway angio-oedema. Dan Med J. 2012;59:A4449 pubmed
    ..In addition, we evaluated the presentation and treatment of patients with upper airway AE...
  68. Papadogeorgakis N, Kalfarentzos E, Vourlakou C, Alexandridis C. Surgical management of a large median dermoid cyst of the neck causing airway obstruction. A case report. Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;13:181-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Dermoid cysts of the floor of the mouth and submandibular space represent an unusual clinical entity...
  69. Amar A, Rapoport A, Curioni O, Dedivitis R, Cernea C, Brandão L. The density of metastatic lymph node as prognostic factor in squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue and floor of the mouth. Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. 2012;78:86-90 pubmed
    ..The presence of metastatic lymph nodes is a relevant prognostic factor in oral cancer...
  70. Ellabban M, Shoaib T, Devine J, McMahon J, Morley S, Adly O, et al. The functional intraoral Glasgow scale in floor of mouth carcinoma: longitudinal assessment of 62 consecutive patients. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2013;270:1055-66 pubmed publisher
    ..A well-designed rehabilitation programme is required to improve oral function after surgical resection of oral cancer...
  71. Gordon P, Faquin W, Lahey E, Kaban L. Floor-of-mouth dermoid cysts: report of 3 variants and a suggested change in terminology. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013;71:1034-41 pubmed publisher
    ..This terminology is confusing and has led to some ambiguity in the literature. The purpose of this report is to document 3 cases illustrating the utility of a more specific term, congenital germline fusion cyst of the floor of the mouth...
  72. Longo B, Ferri G, Fiorillo A, Rubino C, Santanelli F. Bilobed perforator free flaps for combined hemitongue and floor-of-the-mouth defects. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013;66:1464-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate outcomes of the bilobed design applied to perforator free flaps for combined hemitongue and floor-of-the-mouth defects...
  73. Pigadas N, Simoes P, Tuffin J. Massive sublingual haematoma following osseo-integrated implant placement in the anterior mandible. Br Dent J. 2009;206:67-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This shows that some practitioners are unaware of the risks involved and place implants of the wrong size and orientation...