oral surgical procedures

Summary

Summary: Procedures used to treat disease, injuries, and defects of the oral and maxillofacial region.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Complications associated with surgical management of ranulas
    Yi Fang Zhao
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, People s Republic of China
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:51-4. 2005
  2. ncbi Oral surgery in patients on anticoagulant therapy
    Crispian Scully
    Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, University of London, 256 Gray s Inn Road, Lonsion WC1X 8LD, UK
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 94:57-64. 2002
  3. ncbi Beyond warfarin: the new generation of oral anticoagulants and their implications for the management of dental patients
    F John Firriolo
    Division of Oral Medicine, Department of General Dentistry and Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 113:431-41. 2012
  4. ncbi Contributing factors to mandibulotomy complications: a retrospective study
    Woong Nam
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:e65-70. 2006
  5. ncbi The lip-splitting mandibulotomy: aesthetic and functional outcomes
    Peter T Dziegielewski
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 1E4 University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
    Oral Oncol 46:612-7. 2010
  6. ncbi Neurosensory disturbance of the inferior alveolar nerve after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy: a systematic review
    Giuseppe Colella
    Head and Neck Surgery Department, 2nd University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1707-15. 2007
  7. ncbi A retrospective review of clinical international normalized ratio results and their implications
    Moawia M Kassab
    Department of Surgical Sciences, School of Dentistry, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wis 53201, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 142:1252-7. 2011
  8. ncbi Failures in endoscopic surgery of the maxillary sinus
    Silviu Albu
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj Napoca, Str Republicii nr 18, 3400 Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 142:196-201. 2010
  9. ncbi What influence do anticoagulants have on oral implant therapy? A systematic review
    Carlos Madrid
    Department of Oral Surgery, Oral medicine and Hospital Dentistry, Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:96-106. 2009
  10. ncbi The mandibulotomy: friend or foe? Safety outcomes and literature review
    Peter T Dziegielewski
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Laryngoscope 119:2369-75. 2009

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  1. ncbi Complications associated with surgical management of ranulas
    Yi Fang Zhao
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Wuhan, People s Republic of China
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:51-4. 2005
    ..We present the intraoperative and postoperative complications associated with 606 procedures for ranulas in a series of 571 patients...
  2. ncbi Oral surgery in patients on anticoagulant therapy
    Crispian Scully
    Eastman Dental Institute, University College London, University of London, 256 Gray s Inn Road, Lonsion WC1X 8LD, UK
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 94:57-64. 2002
    ..MATERIALS REVIEWED: The pertinent literature and clinical protocols of hospital dentistry departments have been extensively reviewed and discussed...
  3. ncbi Beyond warfarin: the new generation of oral anticoagulants and their implications for the management of dental patients
    F John Firriolo
    Division of Oral Medicine, Department of General Dentistry and Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 113:431-41. 2012
    ..Also discussed are implications for the management of dental patients being treated with these new oral anticoagulants, including potential interactions with drugs commonly used or prescribed in the course of dental treatment...
  4. ncbi Contributing factors to mandibulotomy complications: a retrospective study
    Woong Nam
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:e65-70. 2006
    ..The purpose of this article is to investigate the complications associated with mandibulotomies and analyze contributing factors...
  5. ncbi The lip-splitting mandibulotomy: aesthetic and functional outcomes
    Peter T Dziegielewski
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 1E4 University of Alberta Hospital, 8440 112 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
    Oral Oncol 46:612-7. 2010
    ..05). The LSMA provides satisfactory scarring and low self-perception of disfigurement for patients. Moreover, the LSMA does not impact lower-lip sensation, movement or oral continence...
  6. ncbi Neurosensory disturbance of the inferior alveolar nerve after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy: a systematic review
    Giuseppe Colella
    Head and Neck Surgery Department, 2nd University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1707-15. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi A retrospective review of clinical international normalized ratio results and their implications
    Moawia M Kassab
    Department of Surgical Sciences, School of Dentistry, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wis 53201, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 142:1252-7. 2011
    ..Often, patients' warfarin blood levels are not tightly controlled with regard to accepted therapeutic ranges, by virtue of the drug's unpredictable nature...
  8. ncbi Failures in endoscopic surgery of the maxillary sinus
    Silviu Albu
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj Napoca, Str Republicii nr 18, 3400 Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 142:196-201. 2010
    ..To assess the prognostic factors of recurrence after endoscopic sinus surgery for maxillary chronic rhinosinusitis without nasal polyps...
  9. ncbi What influence do anticoagulants have on oral implant therapy? A systematic review
    Carlos Madrid
    Department of Oral Surgery, Oral medicine and Hospital Dentistry, Department of Ambulatory Care and Community Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 20:96-106. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi The mandibulotomy: friend or foe? Safety outcomes and literature review
    Peter T Dziegielewski
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Laryngoscope 119:2369-75. 2009
    ..To determine the safety outcomes of a unique mandibulotomy technique and to compare results to the world literature...
  11. ncbi The dental patient on oral anticoagulant medication: a literature review
    P Kosyfaki
    Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
    J Oral Rehabil 38:615-33. 2011
    ..Until high-level data are provided, an individualised treatment approach after consultation with the physician of the patient is highly recommended...
  12. ncbi Acceptance and side effects of nitrous oxide oxygen sedation for oral surgical procedures
    T I Berge
    Institute of Odontology Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine, Faculty of Odontology, University of Bergen, Norway
    Acta Odontol Scand 57:201-6. 1999
    ..Nitrous oxide oxygen sedation is a reliable, efficient and safe adjunct to local anesthesia in both healthy children and adults undergoing ambulatory oral surgery procedures...
  13. ncbi Midline versus paramidline mandibulotomy: a radiological study
    I Shohat
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center and The Tel Aviv University School of Dentistry, Israel
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 34:639-41. 2005
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  14. ncbi Stereolithographic modeling technology applied to tumor resection
    Larry L Cunningham
    University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry, Lexington, KY 40536 0297, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:873-8. 2005
  15. ncbi Patient compliance to instructions after oral surgical procedures
    D Blinder
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 30:216-9. 2001
    ..A total of 180 patients who underwent minor oral surgical procedures anonymously answered a questionnaire 1 week postsurgery...
  16. ncbi Image-guided navigation in oral and maxillofacial surgery
    A D Nijmeh
    Department of Radiological Sciences, Guy s Hospital, Floor 23 Guy s Tower, St Thomas Street, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 43:294-302. 2005
    ..Here, we review the development, current technologies, and applications of image-guided surgery and illustrate them with two case reports...
  17. ncbi Audit of oral and maxillofacial surgical conditions seen at Port Harcourt, Nigeria
    E T Adebayo
    Department of Dental Surgery, Military Hospital, Aba Road, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
    Ann Afr Med 7:29-34. 2008
    ..The Niger Delta region comprises 9 of the 36 states in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. There are scanty reports on oral and maxillofacial surgical diseases from the region despite its 95% contribution to Nigeria's oil-revenue...
  18. ncbi Trends in oral surgery in England and Wales 1991-2000
    D K Dhariwal
    Dental School, Heath Park, Cardiff
    Br Dent J 192:639-45. 2002
    ..To investigate trends in oral surgery in England and Wales 1991-2000...
  19. ncbi Day case oral surgery in pediatric patients during the year 2000 in the University of Barcelona Dental Clinic (Spain)
    Silvia Pérez-García
    Facultad de Odontologia, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 10:221-30. 2005
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  20. ncbi Epidemiological analysis of oral surgery procedures
    T Cabov
    Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Rijeka, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 26:303-9. 2002
    ..Extractions were performed more frequently in patients from Rijeka, while cystectomies with apicectomies and frenulectomies in other patients...
  21. ncbi Computerized navigation for surgery of the lower jaw: comparison of 2 navigation systems
    Nardy Casap
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Medicine, the Hebrew University Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:1467-75. 2008
    ..To evaluate the accuracy and applicability of 2 computerized navigation systems for surgery of the lower jaw...
  22. ncbi Clinical review of 580 ranulas
    Yi Fang Zhao
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, People s Republic of China
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 98:281-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper was to compare clinical features among 3 patterns of ranula and the recurrence rates of each when treated by different surgical methods...
  23. ncbi The anatomical basis for mandibulotomy: midline versus paramidline
    Whei Lin Pan
    Department of Dentistry, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Laryngoscope 113:377-80. 2003
    ..To provide an anatomical basis for mandibulotomy...
  24. ncbi Prenatal cleft lip and maxillary alveolar defect repair in a 2-step fetal lamb model
    Matthias Heinrich Otto Wenghoefer
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Friedrich Wilhelms University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:2479-86. 2007
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  25. ncbi Asymptomatic shedding of HSV-1 in patients undergoing oral surgical procedures and attending for noninvasive treatment
    P L Hyland
    Center for Cancer Research and Cell Biology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
    Oral Dis 13:414-8. 2007
    ..Thus pain or pain-induced stress as well as anxiety associated with dental treatment may also be a risk factor for asymptomatic shedding in specific seropositive patients attending for dental treatment...
  26. ncbi Treatment of ranula using carbon dioxide laser--case series report
    J B Lai
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, National Dental Centre, 5 Second Hospital Avenue, Singapore 168938, Singapore
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 38:1107-11. 2009
    ..The authors' experience and reports in the literature indicate that carbon dioxide laser excision of ranula is safe with minimal or no recurrence...
  27. ncbi Oral and plunging ranulas: What is the most effective treatment?
    Mihir R Patel
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:1501-9. 2009
    ..Preferred treatment of oral/plunging ranulas remains controversial. We present our experience with ranulas at the University of North Carolina (UNC) and review the literature...
  28. ncbi Antibiotic prophylaxis for orthognathic surgery: a prospective, randomised clinical trial
    Zaid H Baqain
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Jordan, PO Box 125, Iskan Alia, Amman 11731, Jordan
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 42:506-10. 2004
    ..04). Although a 5-day regimen of antibiotic prophylaxis in orthognathic surgery did not decrease the incidence of postoperative infection significantly, it may decrease the morbidity of the operation...
  29. ncbi A prospective study on infectious complications in orthognathic surgery
    Yannick J E Spaey
    Department of Surgery, Division of Maxillo Facial Surgery, General Hospital, St Jan, Brugge, Belgium
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 33:24-9. 2005
    ..In 1998, the Belgian Government recommended stricter rules for infection prophylaxis and a new antibiotic protocol similar to that proposed by Peterson (1990) was implemented in this unit. The new protocol was to be evaluated...
  30. ncbi Prophylactic single-dose administration of 600 mg clindamycin versus 4-time administration of 600 mg clindamycin in orthognathic surgery: A prospective randomized study in bilateral mandibular sagittal ramus osteotomies
    Jerome A H Lindeboom
    University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 95:145-9. 2003
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  31. ncbi Antibiotic prophylaxis in orthognathic surgery: a 1-day versus 5-day regimen
    K C Bentley
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 57:226-30; discussion 230-2. 1999
    ..The effect on infection rates of 1-day and 5-day administration of prophylactic antibiotics in orthognathic surgical procedures was compared...
  32. ncbi Template-based registration for image-guided maxillofacial surgery
    Georg Eggers
    Department of Oral and Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:1330-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to verify if this method is sufficiently accurate for extraoral use...
  33. ncbi Oral rehabilitation after mandibular reconstruction using an osteocutaneous fibula free flap with endosseous implants. Factors affecting the functional outcome in patients with oral cancer
    Tateyuki Iizuka
    Department of Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Berne, Inselspital CH 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 16:69-79. 2005
    ..A follow-up study was performed to evaluate the treatment concept for oral rehabilitation in order to identify possible factors which may influence the functional result...
  34. ncbi What is the adequate margin of surgical resection in oral cancer?
    Richard W Nason
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Cancer Care Manitoba, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 107:625-9. 2009
    ..The "adequate surgical margin" has always remained an enigma in the minds of head and neck surgeons. This study systematically analyses the impact of the width of the clear surgical margin on survival in oral cancer...
  35. ncbi Long-term results of jaw reconstruction with microsurgical fibula grafts and dental implants
    Ali Gbara
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1005-9. 2007
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  36. ncbi Efficacy of dental implants placed into fibula-free flaps for orofacial reconstruction
    Franz Josef Kramer
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Hanover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, D 30625 Hanover, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 16:80-8. 2005
    ..Besides its length, major advantages of the fibula-free flap include the trigonal diameter of the fibular bone, which usually allows the placement of dental implants...
  37. ncbi Dental laser technology
    Dennis J Fasbinder
    Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 29:452-4, 456, 458-9; quiz 460, 462. 2008
    ..This article reviews the principles of dental lasers, criteria to consider when selecting a dental laser, and some of their clinical applications...
  38. ncbi An overview of the use of lasers in general dental practice: 2. Laser wavelengths, soft and hard tissue clinical applications
    Munther Sulieman
    Division of Restorative Dentistry, Department of Oral and Dental Science, University of Bristol Dental School, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LY
    Dent Update 32:286-8, 291-4, 296. 2005
    ..The profession now benefits from many different laser wavelengths that enable their use in nearly every dental specialty. This article will cover these wavelengths and their uses for soft and hard tissue procedures...
  39. ncbi [Mandibular reconstruction with osseous free flaps: functional results]
    A Bozec
    Département d otorhinolaryngologie et de chirurgie carcinologique de la face et du cou, Centre Antoine Lacassagne, 33, Avenue de Valombrose, 06189 Nice cedex, France
    Ann Otolaryngol Chir Cervicofac 124:16-24. 2007
    ..The aim of this retrospective study is to evaluate functional results of oromandibular reconstruction with osseous free flaps...
  40. ncbi Maxillary distraction osteogenesis combined with mandibular osteotomy to correct asymmetry of the maxillomandibular complex
    Kensuke Yamauchi
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery, Kyusyu Dental College, Kitakyusyu, Fukuoka 803 8580, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:39e-45e. 2006
  41. ncbi Rigid external distraction using skeletal anchorage to cleft maxilla united with alveolar bone grafting
    Hiroki Kita
    Health Administration Center, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 42:318-27. 2005
    ..Documentation of the application of maxillary distraction osteogenesis using rigid external distraction (RED) with skeletal anchorage combined with predistraction alveolar bone grafting (ABG) in cleft maxilla...
  42. ncbi Mandibular reconstruction using intraoral trifocal bone transport: report of a case
    Toshihiko Takenobu
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kobe City General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 103:630-5. 2007
    ..Symmetric facial balance was achieved. Now there is no recurrence and dental implants were placed on new bone...
  43. ncbi Use of a plate-guided distraction device for transport distraction osteogenesis of the mandible
    Alan S Herford
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:412-20. 2004
    ..This plate-guided distractor device (PGD) intimately follows the shape of the plate, thus allowing for 3-dimensional vector control during the distraction process...
  44. ncbi A new method for computer-aided operation planning for extensive mandibular reconstruction
    Wock Hallermann
    Department of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital of Berne, Inselspital, Switzerland
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:2431-7. 2006
  45. ncbi Mandibular midline distraction using a simple device
    Sina Uckan
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Baskent University, Turkey
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:711-7. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to introduce a simple device (hyrax expander) and method for mandibular midline distraction...
  46. ncbi [The prosthetic rehabilitation of a patient after gunshot wound and initial maxillofacial surgical reconstruction. A case report]
    Eckart Teubner
    Klinik für Rekonstruktive Zahnmedizin und Myoarthropathien, Universitätskliniken für Zahnmedizin, Universitat Basel
    Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed 117:612-32. 2007
    ..The prosthetic solution was indicated after maxillofacial reconstruction due to the consequence of a suicide attempt...
  47. ncbi The treatment of osteoradionecrosis of the mandible: the case for hyperbaric oxygen and bone graft reconstruction
    Michael Peleg
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, DeWitt Daughtry Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:956-60. 2006
  48. ncbi Primary reconstruction of the maxilla following maxillectomy with or without sacrifice of the orbit
    Neal D Futran
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:1765-9. 2005
  49. ncbi Case report: surgeon and orthodontist work together from patient's birth
    Sheldon W Rosenstein
    Center for Advanced Dental Education, St Louis University Medical Center, Missouri, USA
    World J Orthod 7:293-8. 2006
    ..The patient is now 40 years of age. Intra- and extraoral photographs, cephalometric radiographs, occlusal dental radiographs, and dental casts through the treatment stages are presented...
  50. ncbi [Free fibular flaps in children: morbidity of the donor site and pitfalls to avoid]
    A Gleizal
    Service de Stomatologie et Chirurgie Maxillo Faciale, Hopital Nord, 103, Grande rue de la Croix Rousse, 69002 Lyon
    Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac 106:349-51. 2005
    ..We report a case of donor site morbidity late after harvesting a free fibular flap for reconstruction of the mandibular symphsis...
  51. ncbi [Morphology and spatial position of the mandible in complete unilateral cleft lip and palate individuals after one-stage repair of the cleft]
    Piotr Fudalej
    Klinika Chirurgii Dzieci i MÅ‚odziezy, Centrum Leczenia Wad Twarzoczaszki, Instytut Matki i Dziecka, ul Kasprzaka 17a, 01 211 Warszawa, Poland
    Med Wieku Rozwoj 10:875-84. 2006
    ..To compare the size and spatial position of the mandible in unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) individuals treated with one-stage repair of the lip and palate, with normal individuals...
  52. ncbi Reconstruction of large defects postmandibulectomy for oral cancer using plates and myocutaneous flaps: a long-term follow-up
    P B Mariani
    Head and Neck Surgery and Otorhinolaryngology Department, Centro de Tratamento e Pesquisa do Hospital do Cancer A C Camargo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 35:427-32. 2006
    ..Only in selected cases that are not eligible for microvascular free flaps should plates and myocutaneous flaps be considered as an option for mandibular reconstruction...
  53. ncbi Quality of life in patients undergoing segmental mandibular resection and staged reconstruction with nonvascularized bone grafts
    Carl W Young
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0440, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:706-12. 2007
    ..The more knowledge available on this subject, the better a patient can be prepared and counseled...
  54. ncbi Surgical planning in reconstruction of mandibular defect with fibula free flap: 15 patients
    V Valentini
    Maxillofacial Surgery Department of Tor vergata, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 16:601-7. 2005
    ..Correct surgical planning reduces surgical timing, minimizes the chance of failure during the reconstruction, and contemporaneously increases treatment efficacy and the best functional and aesthetic results...
  55. ncbi [Growth defects of fibular flaps in children]
    A Gleizal
    Service de Chirurgie Maxillo faciale, Hopital Nord, 93, Grande rue de la Croix Rousse, 69317 Lyon Cedex 04
    Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac 106:352-5. 2005
    ..Mandibular reconstruction with fibula free flap is a challenge in pediatric patients because of the size of the bone and absence of growth without epiphyseal transplantation...
  56. ncbi Reconstruction of the mandible after ablative surgery for the treatment of aggressive, benign odontogenic tumours in Tanzania: a preliminary study
    E N M Simon
    Department of Oral Surgery and Oral Pathology, Dental School, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 35:421-6. 2006
    ..These results imply that this immediate means of reconstruction is feasible and thus, offers a big advantage to the patients...
  57. ncbi Masticatory and swallowing threshold performances with conventional and implant-supported prostheses after mandibular fibula free-flap reconstruction
    Eleni D Roumanas
    Division of Advanced Prosthodontics, Biomaterials and Hospital Dentistry, The Jane and Jerry Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 96:289-97. 2006
    ....
  58. ncbi Correction of severe obstructive sleep apnea with bimaxillary transverse distraction osteogenesis and maxillomandibular advancement
    R Scott Conley
    Division of Orthodontics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 129:283-92. 2006
    ..Marked enhancements in occlusion and facial morphology, and a profound improvement in the OSA, were obtained...
  59. ncbi Internal midface distraction in correction of severe maxillary hypoplasia secondary to cleft lip and palate
    Xiao Xia Wang
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Peking University School of Stomatology, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:51-60. 2005
    ..By gradually lengthening both the bones and the soft tissues, midface distraction can greatly increase postoperative stability and lower the relapse rate...
  60. ncbi Postoperative evaluation of palatoplasty using the modified Kaplan method
    Tsukasa Isago
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8666, Japan
    Surg Today 35:613-6. 2005
    ..Bilateral buccal mucosal flaps were used for a pushback operation of the nasal mucosa as well as the oral mucosa...
  61. ncbi Reconstructing wide palatomaxillary defects using free flaps combining bare serratus anterior muscle fascia and scapular bone
    Kemal Ugurlu
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Sisli Etfal State Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:621-9. 2007
    ..In this study, we present a novel use of the free scapular bone flap combined with serratus anterior fascia and its functional and esthetic results...
  62. ncbi An easy method for predictable osteotomies in the vascularized fibula flap for mandibular reconstruction
    Rui Fernandes
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1874-5. 2007
  63. ncbi Surgical technique for the correction of postpalatoplasty fistulae of the hard palate
    Arlen D Denny
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, and Center for Craniofacial Disorders, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wis 53226, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:383-7. 2005
    ..9 percent. All of the failures occurred in patients who had bilateral cleft lip and palate. No complications of tooth loss or gingival recession were observed. A detailed description of the technique with illustrations is provided...
  64. ncbi Vascular iliac crest with inner table of the ilium as an option in maxillary reconstruction
    Christopher P Kelly
    Institute for Craniofacial and Reconstructive Surgery, Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan 48075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 15:23-8. 2004
    ..Osseointegrated implants were used to facilitate dental rehabilitation. Our patient has excellent restoration of oronasal function with a satisfactory esthetic result...
  65. doi Three-flap reconstruction of a large defect caused by radical resection of advanced oral cancer
    Chen Ping Zhang
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ninth People s Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:1269-77. 2008
  66. ncbi Repair of bilateral cleft lip: review, revisions, and reflections
    John B Mulliken
    Children s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 14:609-20. 2003
    ..The authors propose that nasolabial appearance and speech are the priorities in habilitation of the child with bilateral cleft lip/palate rather than the traditional emphasis on maxillary growth...
  67. ncbi Dento-alveolar development in unilateral cleft lip, alveolus and palate
    Makoto Noguchi
    Department of Oral Surgery, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 31:137-41. 2003
    ....
  68. ncbi [Functional implantation reconstruction of acquired jaw defects after tumor resection]
    Bao Lin Liu
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Stomatology, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an 710032, China
    Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 38:9-11. 2003
    ..To improve the life quality of such patients, implantation or bone grafting-combined implantation was utilized to functionally reconstruct the jaw defects...
  69. ncbi Health-related quality of life after maxillectomy: a comparison between prosthetic obturation and free flap
    Simon N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:174-81. 2003
    ..The purpose of this cross sectional study was to evaluate the health-related quality of life of patients following maxillectomy and to compare obturation and free flap reconstruction...
  70. ncbi [The effectiveness and reliability of skin paddles of free fibula flaps in reconstruction of maxillofacial defects]
    Chi Mao
    Peking University School of Stomatology
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 20:30-2. 2002
    ..The paper reviewed the effectiveness and reliability of skin paddles of free fibula flaps in the reconstruction of maxillofacial defects...
  71. ncbi Soft tissue profile changes of the midface in patients with cleft lip and palate following maxillary distraction osteogenesis: a preliminary study
    Kiyoshi Harada
    Branch of Oral Surgery, Department of Oral Restitution, Division of Oral Health Sciences, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Yushima, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 94:673-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine preoperative to postoperative changes of soft tissue profiles in the midface of cleft patients who underwent maxillary distraction...
  72. doi Three-dimensional computed tomography-based contouring of a free fibula bone graft for mandibular reconstruction
    Krishnakumar Thankappan
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, India
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:2185-92. 2008
  73. ncbi Surgical management of ameloblastoma in the mandible: Segmental mandibulectomy and immediate reconstruction with free fibula or deep circumflex iliac artery flap (evaluation of the long-term esthetic and functional results)
    Haluk Vayvada
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:1532-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this article is to evaluate the clinical results of the patients with mandibular ameloblastoma who were treated with segmental mandibulectomy and immediate reconstruction with free flaps...
  74. ncbi Post-operative stability of the maxilla treated with Le Fort I and horseshoe osteotomies in bimaxillary surgery
    Kiyoshi Harada
    Branch of Oral Surgery, Department of Oral Restitution, Division of Oral Health Sciences, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    Eur J Orthod 24:471-6. 2002
    ..The post-operative change in the maxilla using this combination osteotomy is comparatively stable...
  75. ncbi The temporalis muscle flap in reconstruction of intraoral defects: an appraisal of the technique
    A Omar Abubaker
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, PO Box 980566, Medical College of Virginia, Hospitals of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 94:24-30. 2002
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the experience of the authors in the use of the temporalis muscle flap for reconstruction of intraoral defects...
  76. ncbi Defect-related variations in mandibular reconstruction using fibula grafts. A review of 96 cases
    P Sieg
    Consultant, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Luebeck, Luebeck, Germany
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:322-9. 2002
    ..Six patients died within 4 weeks and eight flaps were lost. Necrosis of the skin paddle occurred in 7 (11%) of 61 cases with uncomplicated bony healing...
  77. ncbi The use of free fibular flap for functional mandibular reconstruction
    Micha Peled
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:220-4. 2005
    ....
  78. ncbi A comparison of three methods of repairing the hard palate
    R W Pigott
    Department of Speech and Language Therapy, Frenchay Healthcare NHS Trust, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 39:383-91. 2002
    ..To compare growth, speech, and nasal symmetry outcomes of three methods of hard palate repair...
  79. ncbi A review of functional outcomes related to prosthetic treatment after maxillary and mandibular reconstruction in patients with head and neck cancer
    Judith A Lam Tang
    Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine, Misericordia Community Hospital, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
    Int J Prosthodont 21:337-54. 2008
    ....
  80. ncbi Reduction mandibuloplasty: ostectomy of the lateral cortex around the mandibular angle
    K Han
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Keimyung University School of Medicine, Taegu, Korea
    J Craniofac Surg 12:314-25. 2001
    ..Moreover, although the resection of the mandibular angle was not performed, the contour of mandibular angle became soft, giving a more natural appearance...
  81. ncbi Successful free osteocutaneous scapular flap transfer for mandibular reconstruction in a 93-year-old patient
    Katsunori Niitsuma
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Nara Medical University, Kashihara, Japan
    J Craniofac Surg 15:92-7. 2004
    ....
  82. ncbi Mandibular morphology and spatial position following one-stage simultaneous repair of complete unilateral cleft lip and palate
    Piotr Fudalej
    Center for Craniofacial Disorders, Department of Child Surgery, Institute of Mother and Child, Warsaw, Poland
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 45:272-7. 2008
    ..To assess mandibular structure and spatial position following one-stage simultaneous repair of the unilateral cleft lip and palate...
  83. ncbi Clinical applications of rhBMP-2 in maxillofacial surgery
    Alan S Herford
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 35:335-41. 2007
    ..Examples of defects including mandibular continuity defects, preprosthetic atrophic alveolar ridge deficiencies, traumatic defects, and maxillary clefts were included...
  84. ncbi A method of treating the patient with postpubescent juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
    Dale E Stringer
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1998-2004. 2007
    ..A protocol for postpubescence (ages 12 through 18 years) has yet to be established. This pilot study attempts to establish another treatment protocol for this particular subgroup of patients...
  85. ncbi [The bony deficit in cleft lip and palate: review of procedures. Experience with the tibial periosteal graft]
    B Morand
    Service de Chirurgie Plastique et Maxillo Faciale, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Grenoble, Hopital Albert Michallon
    Orthod Fr 75:217-28. 2004
    ..We believe a graft to prepare for an implant in an area where scar tissue can be a problem would be risky especially since implants, in our opinion, do not provide the same stability to a dental arch that a fixed bridge affords...
  86. ncbi Effect of calcium sulfate pellets on early bone mineralization in distraction osteogenesis for craniofacial microsomia in adults
    Jong Yeop Kim
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, Korea
    J Craniofac Surg 18:1309-21. 2007
    ..In conclusion, results of the present study suggested that calcium sulfate is a very active, economic, and biocompatible osteoconductive material, which has a good effect on early consolidation in distraction osteogenesis...
  87. ncbi Sagittal split osteotomy of a vascularised iliac crest free flap to correct residual asymmetry and malocclusion in the reconstructed mandible
    B G Visavadia
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial Unit, Queen Victoria Hospital, Holtye Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 3DZ, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 43:65-7. 2005
    ..We report two cases in which mandibular asymmetry followed reconstruction with such grafts and was corrected by sagittal split osteotomies...
  88. ncbi Free fibula flap mandible reconstruction in benign mandibular lesions
    Ufuk Bilkay
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, Ege University, Bornova Izmir, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 15:1002-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this analysis was to study 100 patients who had been treated for benign mandibular lesions, and to emphasize the importance of free fibula flap in the treatment of such lesions...
  89. ncbi Microvascular reconstruction of the mandible in irradiated patients
    Andrea Torroni
    Maxillo Facial Surgery Department, University, La Sapienza Rome, Viale Regina Elena, Rome, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 18:1359-69. 2007
    ..In all three cases, after the microvascular reconstruction, an orthognathic procedure was performed to obtain the correct maxillomandibular relationship. The advantages and disadvantages of the various techniques used are discussed...
  90. ncbi Reconstruction of large mandibular bone and soft-tissue defect using bone transport distraction osteogenesis
    Mohammed E Elsalanty
    Department of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Surgery Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 18:1397-402. 2007
    ..Bone transport distraction osteogenesis can provide a viable treatment option for these patients. One of such cases will be presented, followed by a discussion of the advantages, disadvantages, and limitations of the technique...
  91. ncbi Surgical planning for resection of an ameloblastoma and reconstruction of the mandible using a selective laser sintering 3D biomodel
    Eduardo Kazuo Sannomiya
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, São Paulo Methodist University, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 106:e36-40. 2008
    ..A case of mandibular follicular ameloblastoma is reported where a 3D biomodel was used before and during surgery...
  92. ncbi Modified temporalis anchorage in craniomandibular reankylosis
    S M Balaji
    Balaji Dental and Craniofacial Surgery Centre, Chennai, India
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 32:480-5. 2003
    ..Submandibular anchorage of the broad temporalis muscle flap prevents reankylosis by inhibiting flap contraction, and decreases need for rigorous physiotherapy...
  93. ncbi Trifocal distraction-compression osteosynthesis in conjunction with passive self-ligating brackets for the reconstruction of a large bony defect and multiple missing teeth
    Seung Hak Baek
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Dental Research Institute, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 133:601-11. 2008
    ....
  94. doi Reconstruction of the total maxillectomy defect using a pedicled coronoid flap and deep circumflex iliac artery free flap
    Peter A Brennan
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 46:423-4. 2008
  95. ncbi Concomitant reconstruction of mandibular basal and alveolar bone with a free fibular flap
    J H Lee
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 33:150-6. 2004
    ..We conclude that our technique is very easy and safe and provides substantially improved lower-lip and cheek support and implant-prosthetic mechanics than conventional procedures for the repair of long-span mandibular defects...
  96. ncbi Free-flap iliac crest in mandibular reconstruction following segmental mandibulectomy for squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity
    Roberto Puxeddu
    Department of Surgical Sciences and Organ Transplantation, Section of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Cagliari, Ospedale S Giovanni di Dio, Via Ospedale 46, 09124 Cagliari, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 261:202-7. 2004
    ..14/50%; max. 28/100%). Better recovery in functional mastication and swallowing was also observed (score 17/70% vs. 9/37%; max. 24/100%). A follow-up of longer than 6 months showed minimal donor site morbidity...
  97. ncbi A minimally invasive novel design for a vascular-pedicled bone segment for experimental studies of reconstruction of mandibular defects
    Muammar M Abu-Serriah
    Biotechnology and Craniofacial Research Group, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School and the West of Scotland Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G2 3JZ, Scotland, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 42:236-40. 2004
    ..There was complete bony union and restoration of approximately 80% of the bony strength. The model is minimally invasive, reduces the operating time, and does not require special equipment and skills in microvascular anastomosis...
  98. ncbi The inverted temporalis muscle flap for intraoral reconstruction: its rationale and the results of its application
    Tung Yiu Wong
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Dentistry, National Cheng Kung University Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan, ROC
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:667-75. 2004
    ....
  99. ncbi Antibiotic prophylaxis for children with sickle cell disease: a survey of pediatric dentistry residency program directors and pediatric hematologists
    Anupama Rao Tate
    Department of Dentistry, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 28:332-5. 2006
    ....
  100. ncbi Motor cortex neuroplasticity associated with lingual nerve injury in rats
    Kazunori Adachi
    Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Somatosens Mot Res 24:97-109. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that lingual nerve transection is associated with significant time-dependent neuroplastic changes in the tongue motor representations in face MI...
  101. ncbi Oral bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis: risk factors, prediction of risk using serum CTX testing, prevention, and treatment
    Robert E Marx
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:2397-410. 2007
    ..To assess the risk and time course of oral bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis of the jaws...

Research Grants22

  1. PATIENT ORIENTED RESEARCH--ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGER
    THOMAS DODSON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This award leverages the PI's skills and talents by providing protected time to mentor additional trainees and to conduct high quality patient-oriented research. ..
  2. Sensory Re-training following Orthognathic Surgery
    Ceib Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Our primary focus will be on the patient's perception of the negative impact of altered sensation on daily life. ..
  3. Minimally Invasive Approaches for Craniofacial Surgery
    Maria Troulis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. A Unified Surgical Instrument System for Periodontal Minimally Invasive Surgery
    STEPHEN HARREL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The resulting system, based on the surgical consultants evaluations and scores, will be used in a Phase 2 multicenter controlled clinical evaluation of MIS. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Effects of oral clefts on birth outcomes and cleft risks due to maternal smoking
    GEORGE WEHBY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Another aim is to obtain consistent estimates of the effect of maternal smoking or cleft lip and palate risk. The proposed model can be applied to study other newborn disorders. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Health outcomes and improved phenotypic characterization of cleft lip and palate
    GEORGE WEHBY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study results are highly relevant for identifying health care needs, improving care practices and developing strategies to prevent cleft lip and palate and/or reduce its associated adverse effects. ..
  7. Enhancement of informed consent in dental clinical trial
    J Goodson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Gene Expression in Chronic and Aggressive Periodontitis
    Panos Papapanou; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Ultimately, a pathobiology-based classification of periodontitis will facilitate correct diagnosis and targeted, efficient therapeutic prevention and intervention strategies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Tongue Volume, Function and Biomechanics
    Zi Jun Liu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Application of this information will allow understanding of normal tongue functional morphology and to evaluate how tongue volume affects function and craniofacial growth. ..
  10. EFFICACY OF IMPLANT SUPPORTED MAXILLOFACIAL PROSTHESES
    Neal Garrett; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..All patients will be followed at 6 month intervals, for 12-36 months, to establish implant success rates, using life table analysis. ..
  11. Clinical and Molecular Evaluation of Cancer Therapy Induced Mucositis
    Sharon Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Demonstration of safety and tolerability will provide a basis to test further this route of administration. Hence, this proposal holds promise for clinical application in a relatively short period. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Effects of ART on Oral Epithelial Cell Biology
    Craig Miller; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These processes are key to maintaining oral mucosal health in patients who are infected with HIV and for understanding how opportunistic infections develop despite the presence of ART. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. World Workshop in Oral Medicine IV
    Peter Lockhart; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proceedings will be published as evidence-based recommendations for best clinical practice in Oral Medicine as well as providing suggestions for future basic science and clinical research. ..
  14. Protocol for Multicentre Trials of Cleft Palate Surgery
    William Shaw; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Postoperative dietary counseling after bariatric surgery
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results of this study could have a significant impact on the postoperative care of these individuals. ..
  16. Obesity, Body Image and Weight Maintenance
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These studies have been selected to further develop my knowledge of the treatment of obesity, and the training program has been designed to facilitate my development as an independent investigator in the field of obesity. ..
  17. Nanostenting Hydrogels for Sinus Surgery
    RICHARD ORLANDI; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of these Phase I studies will determine the feasibility and the optimal chemical properties of a nanostenting HA gel for human trials. ..
  18. Genetic testing/hearing impairment in African Americans
    NATHANIEL ROBIN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore, these results will determine the role of mutations in GJB2, GJB6, and GJA1 in HI in AA. Together, these results will lead to more efficient genetic testing for HI in this population. ..
  19. IN VIVO MECHANISMS OF LOCAL STATIN-INDUCED BONE
    Richard Reinhardt; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Bacteremia from Dental Extraction vs. Oral Hygiene
    Peter Lockhart; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Additionally, we will have unique and critical data for the development of both future research and evidence-based guidelines concerning antibiotic prophylaxis for individuals currently felt to be at risk for DSI. ..
  21. North Carolina Needs Assessment for Oral Cancer Control
    Lauren Patton; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  22. Changes in sexual function following bariatric surgery
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed study is innovative, as it will provide new and important information on the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on these important areas of quality of life. ..