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- Incidence of cerebrovascular accident following head and neck free tissue transfer surgeryby G. Diana, R. Donnelly, P. Steele, J. McCaul, J. McMahon, S. Subramaniam on 02/07/2022 at 12:00 am
The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of postoperative cerebrovascular accident (CVA) following head and neck free tissue transfer and to identify predictive risk factors. A retrospective audit was performed of patients who underwent head and neck reconstructive surgery at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital between 2009 and 2020. The patient records were analysed to identify those who developed CVA within 30 days after surgery. A total of 1109 patients underwent head and neck free tissue transfer surgery, including 1048 neck dissection procedures.
- Does three-dimensional intraglandular location predict malignancy in parotid tumors?by S.J. Lohmeier, R.E. Heidel, B.L. Hechler on 02/07/2022 at 12:00 am
Tumors arising within the parotid encompass a heterogeneous mix of benign and malignant neoplasms and other tissue growths. The purpose of this study was to determine the association between the location of intraparotid masses and the risk of malignancy. A retrospective cohort study was performed of patients diagnosed with parotid tumors following open tumor excision. The primary predictor variable was the location of the epicenter of the tumor in three-dimensional space, as determined from preoperative imaging.
- Does the vitamin C level affect postoperative analgesia in patients who undergo orthognathic surgery?by M. Suzen, M. Zengin, B. Ciftci, S. Uckan on 02/07/2022 at 12:00 am
Vitamin C has a critical role in pain management because of its antioxidative, neuroprotective, and anti-nociceptive properties. Oxidative stress caused by surgery increases the requirement for vitamin C. The aim of this study was to evaluate the change in vitamin C level and its effect on postoperative pain in patients undergoing orthognathic surgery. Thirty patients were included in the study. The relationships between the postoperative plasma vitamin C level, duration of surgery, postoperative analgesic consumption, and pain scores (visual analogue scale) were analysed.
- Radiographic outcomes of lateral sinus floor elevation with and without bone window repositioning: one-year results of a randomized controlled trialby PY. Jia, WJ. Li, YM. Tang, M. Gao, LX. Qiu, YB. Zhu on 01/07/2022 at 12:00 am
The objective of this study was to perform a comparative evaluation of the radiographic outcomes of lateral sinus floor elevation with and without bone window repositioning (BLSFE and LSFE, respectively) when applied concomitantly with implant placement. A randomized controlled clinical trial was conducted between February 1, 2016 and May 1, 2017 including 26 individuals with at least one missing tooth. Participants were randomized 1:1 to undergo BLSFE (10 participants, 16 implants) or LSFE (13 participants, 19 implants).
- Cone beam computed tomography volumetric airway changes after orthognathic surgery: a systematic reviewby R. Steegman, F. Hogeveen, A. Schoeman, Y. Ren on 01/07/2022 at 12:00 am
The aim of this systematic review was to provide a structured overview of three-dimensional airway volume changes in relation to various orthognathic surgeries. Clinical human studies performing pre- and postoperative three-dimensional airway volume assessments to investigate volumetric changes of the airway after orthognathic surgery were included. Pre-determined inclusion and exclusion criteria were applied in an extensive search of the PubMed, Embase, and Web of Science electronic databases. The cut-off date was set to January 1, 2022.
- Comparison between the radial forearm and superficial circumflex iliac artery perforator free flaps for oral soft tissue reconstructionby M.J.L. Hurrell, J.R. Clark, S. Ch’ng, T.-H. (Hubert) Low, K.M. Nguyen, M.S. Elliott, C.E. Palme, J. Wykes on 01/07/2022 at 12:00 am
The radial forearm free flap (RFFF) is widely used for oral reconstruction. The superficial circumflex iliac artery perforator (SCIP) flap is an increasingly utilized alternative. The cases of 165 patients who received either an RFFF or SCIP flap for oral reconstruction at Chris O′Brien Lifehouse, Sydney were reviewed. The aim was to report on patient, pathology, treatment, and outcome variables and to compare these between the two flap groups. A RFFF was used in 126 patients and a SCIP flap in 39 patients.
- Are postoperative antibiotics required after orthognathic surgery?by A. Gaal, A. Shimchuk, S. Gray, D. Bloomquist, J. Dillon on 30/06/2022 at 12:00 am
The aim of this study was to investigate and compare the frequency of surgical site infection (SSI) between orthognathic patients who received only intraoperative antibiotics and patients who received intraoperative antibiotics plus postoperative antibiotics. A retrospective study was performed of patients treated by a single surgeon over the years 2006–2012 and 2016–2019. The primary predictor variable was antibiotic exposure. The control group received no postoperative prophylactic antibiotics.
- Characteristics and management of dental implants displaced into the maxillary sinus: a systematic reviewby M. Seigneur, E. Hascoët, A.-G. Chaux, P. Lesclous, A. Hoornaert, A. Cloitre on 28/06/2022 at 12:00 am
The displacement of dental implants into the maxillary sinus is increasingly reported and may lead to serious complications. Better knowledge of this condition could help clinicians improve their practice, but it is difficult to draw conclusions from the current literature. Therefore, a systematic review was performed to describe the main characteristics of dental implant displacement, as well as its management and temporal evolution over a 31-year period. This review was conducted according to the PRISMA methodology.
- Self-inflicted craniomaxillofacial gunshot wounds: management, reconstruction, and outcomesby A. Weyh, J. Gomez, K. Kashat, R. Fernandes, A. Bunnell on 27/06/2022 at 12:00 am
Suicide by firearm remains one of the leading causes of violence-related injury death in the United States each year. The mortality rate from these injuries is high, resulting in a paucity of outcome data in the literature regarding injuries to the maxillofacial region. This has largely been attributed to a lack of funding for research in this area compared to other leading causes of mortality in the United States. The aim of this study was to detail the authors’ experience and approach to complex maxillofacial reconstruction using both local reconstructive methods and microvascular free tissue transfer.
- Surgical site infections in orthognathic surgery: prolonged versus single-dose antibiotic prophylaxisby B. Remschmidt, M. Schwaiger, J. Gaessler, J. Wallner, W. Zemann, M. Schwaiger on 24/06/2022 at 12:00 am
The oral cavity is densely populated with microorganisms. As a result, intraoral surgical sites are prone to contamination by pathogens, potentially triggering surgical site infections (SSIs). Prophylactic antibiotics have proven beneficial in reducing the rate of SSIs. However, no consensus has been reached regarding the most effective regimen. The purpose of this study was to investigate two different antibiotic regimens – single-dose and prolonged antibiotic prophylaxis – regarding the rate and severity of postoperative SSIs in patients undergoing orthognathic surgery.
- An objective, quantitative, dynamic assessment of facial movement symmetry changes after orthognathic surgeryby Z. Xue, G. Ye, T. Qiu, X. Liu, X. Wang, Z. Li on 24/06/2022 at 12:00 am
The aim of this study was to generate a quantitative dynamic assessment of facial movement symmetry changes after orthognathic surgery. Twenty-five patients diagnosed with skeletal class III malocclusion with facial asymmetry who underwent bimaxillary surgery were recruited. The patients were asked to perform a maximum smile that was recorded using a three-dimensional facial motion capture system preoperatively (T0), 6 months postoperatively (T1), and 12 months postoperatively (T2). Eleven facial landmarks were selected to analyse the cumulative distance and average speed during smiling.
- Comparison of the accuracy of implant position among freehand implant placement, static and dynamic computer-assisted implant surgery in fully edentulous patients: a non-randomized prospective studyby S. Jaemsuwan, S. Arunjaroensuk, B. Kaboosaya, K. Subbalekha, N. Mattheos, A. Pimkhaokham on 23/06/2022 at 12:00 am
The optimal implant position is a critical factor for long-term success in fully edentulous patients. Implants can be placed through conventional freehand, static computer-assisted implant surgery (CAIS), or dynamic CAIS protocols, but at present there is very limited clinical evidence on their accuracy in fully edentulous patients. This study was performed to evaluate the accuracy of implant placement using three protocols in fully edentulous patients. Thirteen patients received 60 implants with the freehand (n = 20), static CAIS (n = 20), or dynamic CAIS (n = 20) protocol.
- Temporomandibular joint prosthesis as treatment option for mandibular condyle fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysisby E.T. Niezen, B. van Minnen, R.R.M. Bos, P.U. Dijkstra on 23/06/2022 at 12:00 am
The aim of this study was to perform a systematic review of the literature on the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) prosthesis as a treatment option after mandibular condyle fracture. Three databases were searched (PubMed, Embase, Cochrane Library) and 2670 unique papers were identified. A total of 337 studies were included (121 case reports, 89 case series, and 127 cohort/clinical studies). In total 14,396 patients and 21,560 prostheses were described. Of the 127 cohort or clinical studies, 100 (79%) reported inclusion criteria, 54 (43%) reported exclusion criteria, and 96 (76%) reported the inclusion period.
- Relapse patterns of two-jaw surgical correction in patients with skeletal Class III malocclusion and different vertical facial typesby J.J.-C. Kuo, C.-H. Lin, E.W.-C. Ko on 21/06/2022 at 12:00 am
The aim of this study was to evaluate postoperative relapse after the surgical correction of skeletal Class III deformities of various facial patterns as a guide to surgical planning. A retrospective cohort study of 90 consecutive patients with skeletal Class III malocclusion who underwent bimaxillary surgery was performed. The surgical outcomes and postoperative stability were compared. The primary predictor variable was vertical facial type, which was classified into three groups according to the Frankfort mandibular plane angle (FMA).
- Regarding “Effect of plasma rich in growth factors on quality of life following mandibular third molar removal: a double-blind randomized controlled trial”by K. Ohta on 18/06/2022 at 12:00 am
I read with great interest the article by O’Sullivan et al., “Effect of plasma rich in growth factors on quality of life following mandibular third molar removal: a double-blind randomized controlled trial”.1 The authors performed a randomized controlled trial to investigate the effects of autologous platelet concentrates on the quality of life (QOL) and clinical outcomes in third molar surgery, and described that no differences were observed in the study. We appreciate the efforts of the authors in conducting a comprehensive study.
- Combination of fluorescence visualization and iodine solution-guided surgery for local control of early tongue cancerby T. Morikawa, T. Shibahara, M. Takano on 18/06/2022 at 12:00 am
The control of enclosed oral epithelial dysplasia is important for the control of oral cancer. Fluorescence visualization and iodine solution are able to detect oral epithelial dysplasia and surrounding oral cancer. The purpose of this study was to clarify the effectiveness of combining fluorescence visualization and iodine solution-guided surgery for early tongue cancer. Participants comprised 264 patients with primary early tongue cancer who underwent surgery. The surgical margin was set at 10 mm outside the clinical tumour, and 5 mm outside the area of fluorescence visualization loss, and 5mm outside the iodine unstained area.
- Merits of the free periosteal femoral condyle flap in the management of advanced mandibular osteoradionecrosisby A. Prevost, V. Poulet, F. Delanoe, F. Lauwers on 15/06/2022 at 12:00 am
The management of advanced mandibular osteoradionecrosis (ORN) is poorly codified and requires repeated time-consuming, morbid surgical procedures. The free periosteal medial femoral condyle flap could be used for the management of extensive mandibular ORN with fracture, to avoid non-conservative surgery such as mandibulectomy. The purpose of this study was to report the authors’ experience using periosteal flaps for advanced ORN and to assess the therapeutic effectiveness of these flaps in this context.
- Surgical treatment of peri-implantitis with or without adjunctive graft material: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsby Z.-B. Li, K. Li, M. Du, S.-B. Ren, Y. Yu on 15/06/2022 at 12:00 am
This systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to compare the clinical effect of surgical treatment of peri-implantitis alone or in combination with graft material. Literature searches were conducted up to June 20, 2020. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing the clinical effects of open flap debridement (OFD) alone and OFD with adjunctive graft materials for the treatment of peri-implantitis were included. Probing depth (PD) changes and marginal bone level (MBL) changes were assessed and expressed as the standardized mean difference (SMD) with 95% confidence interval (CI).
- Three-dimensional soft tissue changes after reduction malarplasty in female patientsby H.-K. Lim, Y.-J. Choi, W.-C. Choi, I.-S. Song, U.-L. Lee on 15/06/2022 at 12:00 am
The aim of this study was to determine the three-dimensional soft tissue changes after reduction malarplasty. Soft tissue changes relative to the amount of movement of the zygomatic bone were studied. Pre- and postoperative cone beam computed tomography images of 21 female patients were superimposed. The anterior-most point of the body osteotomy (point A), arch osteotomy site (point D), and points dividing line A–D into thirds (points B and C) were marked on lateral view images. The vertical distances from the midsagittal line to the centre of the zygomatic bone and the outer prominence of the soft tissue were measured on the coronal view of each image.
- Intraoperative blood loss and the need for preoperative blood preparations in transgender women undergoing facial feminization surgeries: implications for surgeonsby R. Mahmoud, S. Arbel, A. Shuster, C. Ianculovici, O. Peleg, S. Kleinman on 15/06/2022 at 12:00 am
The aim of this retrospective study was to assess blood loss during facial feminization surgeries and to evaluate blood transfusion requirements. Data from the medical records of all male-to-female transgender patients (transwomen) treated with gender affirming hormones and undergoing facial feminization surgeries were analysed. The total blood loss was calculated based on the haemoglobin balanced method. Twenty transwomen (average age of 25.9 years) were enrolled. Group 1 included 10 transwomen who underwent cranioplasty, genioplasty, and mandibular angles refining, group 2 included six transwomen who underwent cranioplasty and genioplasty, and group 3 included four transwomen who underwent mandibular angles refining and genioplasty.
- Alloplastic temporomandibular joint replacement: present status and future perspectives of the elements of embodimentby L.G. Mercuri, M.Q. Neto, R. Pourzal on 15/06/2022 at 12:00 am
Medical device embodiment involves the following elements: materials, design, and manufacturing. Failure of any one of these elements can result in failure of the device, despite the others being satisfactory. The abundance of clinical and basic science literature published since 1986, demonstrates the safety and efficacy of alloplastic temporomandibular joint replacement (TMJR). Currently, there are 19 countries producing 41 TMJR devices. More than 75% are custom designed, and 27% are additively manufactured.
- Clinical application of cinematic rendering in maxillofacial fracturesby Rong Hu, Xiao-yong Zhang, Jian Liu, Jia-hong Wu, Rong-pin Wang, Xian-chun Zeng on 06/06/2022 at 12:00 am
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical application of cinematically rendered reconstructions of maxillofacial fractures. Ten surgeons and eight radiologists were shown three-dimensional images of 25 different patient cases, generated using both the volume rendering (VR) technique and the cinematic rendering (CR) technique. They were asked to mark the site of the fracture on the three-dimensional images and record the time this activity took. The effectiveness of the reconstructions to communicate with patients was assessed through the opinions of the surgeons and radiologists, as well as 25 patients.
- Micro-computed tomography evaluation of bone architecture in various forms of unilateral condylar hyperplasiaby V. Machoň, M. Bartoš, T. Suchý, J. Levorová, R. Foltán on 06/06/2022 at 12:00 am
Condylar hyperplasia is one of the causes of facial asymmetry and malocclusion, characterized by enlargement of the lower jaw due to excessive condyle growth activity. The aim of this study was to use micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) to evaluate the bone architecture of the condylar head and determine whether there are differences between patients with various forms of unilateral condylar hyperplasia (UCH): hemimandibular hyperplasia, elongation, and mixed form. The cohort consisted of 28 patients with a mean age of 21.9 years.
- Oncological outcome of contralateral submental artery island flap versus primary closure in tongue squamous cell carcinoma: randomized non-inferiority clinical trialby O.M. Jamali, M.I. Shindy, S.A. Noman, M.G. Beheiri, A.A. Amin on 04/06/2022 at 12:00 am
The aim of this study was to test the non-inferiority of the contralateral submental island flap (CSIF) compared with primary closure (PC) regarding local recurrence after partial glossectomy in patients with oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (OTSCC). This open-label, non-inferiority randomized controlled trial enrolled patients with cT1–2 lateralized OTSCC. The primary outcome was local recurrence by 12 months postoperative. Non-inferiority would be declared if the upper limit of the two-sided 95% confidence interval (CI) for the proportion difference in local recurrence between the two groups did not exceed a non-inferiority margin of 15.0%.
- Epithelial–myoepithelial carcinoma of the maxillofacial and sinonasal region: a systematic review of presenting characteristics, treatment modalities, and associated outcomesby R.S. Wockner, R.R. Seethala, T.I. Emeto, J.A. McCaul, S.S. Subramaniam on 03/06/2022 at 12:00 am
Epithelial–myoepithelial carcinoma (EMC) is a rare salivary gland malignancy. Controversy exists in the literature regarding the effectiveness of treatment modalities employed in the management of EMC. This systematic review was undertaken to understand the presenting characteristics of EMC and identify the most common treatment modalities and their associated outcomes, in order to help guide an evidenced-based approach to the algorithm of care. The MEDLINE (PubMed) and Embase databases were searched (up to February 23, 2022), and the review was performed in accordance with the PRISMA statement.
- Evaluation of anterolateral thigh flap dimensions with virtual flap modelsby M. Ooms, L. Beckmann, N. Ayoub, S. Raith, B. Puladi, K. Houschyar, F. Hölzle, A. Modabber on 02/06/2022 at 12:00 am
Free flaps are commonly used for head and neck reconstruction. However, flap dimensions are still evaluated by visual and tactile assessment. The aim of this study was to enable preoperative planning of flap dimensions for soft tissue reconstruction based on clinical parameters. Computed tomography records from 230 patients dated from 2009 to 2019 were analysed retrospectively. A virtual, three-dimensional anterolateral thigh flap model was standardized, aligned to segmented leg models in two positions, and flap thicknesses and volumes were determined.
- Temporomandibular joint arthroscopy in advanced stages of internal derangement: a retrospective cohort study on the influence of ageby M.F. Muñoz-Guerra, F.J. Rodríguez-Campo, V. Escorial-Hernández, A. Sanz-García, P.J. Brabyn, M. Fernández-Domínguez on 30/05/2022 at 12:00 am
The aim of this investigation was to evaluate the outcomes of patients with advanced internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint who underwent operative arthroscopy, according to age stratified into two groups: <45 years and ≥45 years. The study included a series of 194 patients. Outcome variables were pain intensity and mandibular mobility. Additionally, the difference in arthroscopic findings in these age groups was studied. The data analysis included the paired t-test, χ2 test, and two-way analysis of variance, with a P-value <0.05 indicating statistical significance.
- Clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of superficial parotidectomy versus extracapsular dissection of the parotid gland: a single-centre retrospective study of 161 patientsby R. Vanroose, J. Scheerlinck, R. Coopman, E. Nout on 24/05/2022 at 12:00 am
Improvements in preoperative diagnostics and intraoperative techniques have made the surgical excision of benign parotid gland tumours less invasive. Extracapsular dissection (ECD) has become more popular in comparison to superficial parotidectomy (SP), the gold standard. Although clinical outcomes have been reported, reports on cost-effectiveness are limited. The aim of this retrospective study was to analyse the surgical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of ECD versus SP in benign parotid tumour surgery.
- Autogenous tooth bone graft material prepared chairside and its clinical applications: a systematic reviewby B. Mahardawi, S. Rochanavibhata, S. Jiaranuchart, S. Arunjaroensuk, N. Mattheos, A. Pimkhaokham on 23/05/2022 at 12:00 am
This systematic review was conducted to evaluate the available literature on the clinical outcomes of the use of autogenous tooth bone graft prepared chairside, and its current applications. A literature search was done to answer the focused questions “In partially edentulous patients, what are the alveolar ridge volumetric changes, histological findings, and implant survival rates in sites augmented with autogenous tooth bone graft prepared chairside?” Twenty articles were included at the end of the database search.
- Comparison between the radial forearm and groin soft tissue free flaps for reconstruction in patients with oral cavity cancer: a quality of life analysisby Q. Xu, S.-M. Wang, Y.-H. Liu, S.-C. Yin, X.-Z. Su, Z.-F. Xu on 21/05/2022 at 12:00 am
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of the radial forearm free flap (RFFF) and groin soft tissue free flap (GSFF) on the quality of life (QoL) of patients undergoing reconstructive surgery after resection for oral cancer. A retrospective analysis of 48 patients was performed. The Vancouver Scar Scale (VSS), University of Washington Quality of Life (UW-QOL) questionnaire, and 14-item Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP-14) questionnaire were used to evaluate the donor site scars and QoL of the patients.
- A change in surgical margin: do wider surgical margins lead to decreased rates of local recurrence in T1 and T2 oral tongue cancer?by J.R. Daniell, D. Rowe, D. Wiesenfeld, L. McDowell, K.A. Hall, A. Nastri, T.A. Iseli, T. Wong on 21/05/2022 at 12:00 am
The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of a change in macroscopic/surgical margin width upon histological margins and loco-regional failure in early oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (OTSCC). In 2009, the surgical margin protocol was increased from 10 mm to 15 mm. A retrospective review was performed of all patients who underwent treatment for early OTSCC between 2009 and 2016 with a 15-mm surgical margin (n = 142), and these patients were compared to those treated between 1999 and 2008 with a 10-mm surgical margin (n = 78).
- Surgical outcomes of T4b oral cancers: assessment of prognostic factors and a need to re-evaluate the current staging systemby S. Rai, K. Nandy, S. Bhatt, D. Patel, M. Mithi, P. Rathod on 21/05/2022 at 12:00 am
T4b oral cancer is a broad umbrella term for all advanced oral cancers, the prognosis of which varies drastically for disease of the same stage, according to the extent of the masticator space involvement. This was a retrospective observational study including all consecutive T4b oral squamous cell carcinoma patients treated surgically between January 2015 and January 2016 and followed up until January 2020. The disease was classified as upper disease or lower disease based on the anatomical location in relation to an imaginary plane passing through the base of the retromolar trigone.
- Increased risk of temporomandibular joint disorders and craniofacial deformities in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a population-based cohort studyby K.S.-K. Ma, E. Thota, J.-Y. Huang, J.C.-C. Wei, C.M. Resnick on 20/05/2022 at 12:00 am
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is an autoimmune disease that has been proposed to involve the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). The aim of this study was to identify the relationships between JIA, TMJ disorders, and craniofacial deformities. This cohort study included patients diagnosed with clinically active JIA between 1999 and 2013 through a nationwide longitudinal health registry. The primary outcome was the presence of a TMJ disorder. The secondary outcome was the presence of a JIA-associated craniofacial deformity.
- Re: “Outcomes of osseointegrated implants in patients with benign and malignant pathologies of the head and neck: a 10-year single-centre study”by S. Glover, D. McGoldrick, S. Parmar, D. Laverty on 20/05/2022 at 12:00 am
We read with interest the recent article by Khadembaschi et al. titled “Outcomes of osseointegrated implants in patients with benign and malignant pathologies of the head and neck: a 10-year single-centre study”.1 They reported the outcomes of implants placed in 130 patients over a 10-year period. We noted that their findings largely concur with those of a previous study conducted in our unit, but we would like to highlight some key differences with regards to the outcomes of implants following radiotherapy.
- Response to the Letter to the Editor: Re: “Outcomes of osseointegrated implants in patients with benign and malignant pathologies of the head and neck: a 10-year single-centre study”by D. Khadembaschi, S.C. Borgna, N. Beech, M.D. Batstone on 20/05/2022 at 12:00 am
We thank the authors of the Letter for their interest in our paper. We agree that future research should be directed towards the impact of the effect of timing of implant placement and the management of patients with increased risk factors for implant failure such as radiotherapy, smoking, and periodontal disease.
- ‘T4b’ or not to ‘T4b’: addressing the resectability in T4b oral cavity squamous cell carcinomaby A. Joy, A. Subash, S. Thakur, V. Rao on 19/05/2022 at 12:00 am
The treatment and management of patients with T4b oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma (OCSCC) has always been a strong topic of discussion and we commend the efforts made by Kumar et al.1 in their study assessing the role of the structures involved in T4b OCSCC. The authors performed a retrospective analysis of T4 OCSCC treated with surgery and the structures involved, and a comparative survival analysis was done. We are thankful to the authors for sharing their results, which may have therapeutic implications in addressing the surgical resection of T4b OCSCC.
- Infrahyoid myocutaneous flap in head and neck reconstruction: a systematic review and meta-analysisby P. Di Maio, A. De Virgilio, A. Mincione, J. Zocchi, F. Boriani, G. Spriano, A. Deganello, O. Iocca on 19/05/2022 at 12:00 am
The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to analyse the literature on the infrahyoid myocutaneous flap (IHMCF) and evaluate its clinical outcomes. The MEDLINE, Embase, Web of Science, Cochrane Library, and Scopus databases were searched (inception to December 31, 2021). Meta-analyses were then conducted to estimate the overall rates of partial flap loss, total flap loss, salivary fistula, and surgical revision. The 21 studies that met the inclusion criteria included 768 patients undergoing head and neck reconstruction with 773 IHMCF.
- Contrasting opioid use for pain management in microvascular head and neck reconstruction: an international studyby A.M. Weyh, R. Pucci, E. Busby, L. Kansal, R. Joy, A. Bunnell, V. Valentini, D. Dyalram, A. Pattatheyill, M. Figari, L. Boccalatte, J. Larrañaga, A. Cassoni, R. Fernandes on 19/05/2022 at 12:00 am
Opioids are often the mainstay of postoperative pain management, despite strong evidence of their ill effects and potential for long-term addiction. The goal of this study was to quantify opioid use and contrast pain management strategies of multiple international institutions performing fibula free flap reconstruction. A retrospective multicenter cohort study was designed, including five international centers. For inclusion, the patients had to have undergone a primary fibula free flap reconstruction of the mandible.
- Posterior tibial artery flap versus radial forearm flap in oral cavity reconstruction and donor site morbidityby L. Mai, M.A. Mashrah, Z.Y. Lin, L.J. Yan, S. Xie, C. Pan on 19/05/2022 at 12:00 am
The repair of soft tissue defects after oral cavity cancer resection is challenging. The aim of this study was to compare the outcomes and donor site morbidity of the radial forearm free flap (RFF) and posterior tibial artery perforator flap (PTAF) for oral cavity reconstruction after cancer ablation. All patients who underwent oral cavity reconstruction with a RFF or PTAF between January 2017 and December 2019 were included retrospectively in this study. All flaps were harvested with a long adipofascial extension.
- Total inferior border ostectomy versus T-shape genioplasty for chin narrowing combined with mandibular contouringby Y. Wang, Y. He, M.Q.H. Al-Watary, D. Bi, L. Song, J. Li on 18/05/2022 at 12:00 am
The objective of this study was to compare the indications and outcomes of the total inferior border ostectomy and T-shape genioplasty. A retrospective study was conducted using the clinical notes and records of patients who underwent total inferior border ostectomy (group 1, n = 42) and T-shape genioplasty (group 2, n = 60). The outcomes were evaluated by assessment of computed tomography images combined with medical records and photographs. Lower facial height, chin width, chin symmetry, and facial proportions, as well as patient satisfaction and complications were investigated.
- Magnetic resonance imaging assessment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis using OMERACT and EuroTMjoint classificationsby D. de F.C. Leite, A.L.F. Costa, S. Appenzeller, P.S.F. Campos, M.Q.S. Soares, J.S. Martins, G.D. Prado, F.K. Panzarella on 18/05/2022 at 12:00 am
This retrospective case–control study compared inflammatory and structural damage in the temporomandibular joint of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and its subtypes and healthy patients using the Outcome Measures in Rheumatology Clinical Trials (OMERACT) and EuroTMjoint classifications. Correlations between the scores of the two classifications and time of diagnosis were evaluated. Twenty-nine JIA patients and 48 age-matched healthy participants were examined. TMJ images on each side were considered individually.
- The landscape of international oral and maxillofacial surgery collaborations from 1996 to 2020: a scoping review of the published literatureby P.K. Guntaka, J.A. Harris, C.J. Niedziela, M. Bass, S. Afshar on 11/05/2022 at 12:00 am
The emerging field of global oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS) aims to improve worldwide access to safe, timely, and affordable OMS care. However, there exists a dearth of literature thoroughly detailing the scope of academic global OMS collaborations between high-income countries (HICs) and low- and/or lower middle-income countries (LICs/LMICs). This scoping review was performed to characterize the landscape of global academic OMS collaborations between HICs and LICs/LMICs. A five-stage methodological framework was used.
- Analysis of fractured dental implant body from five different implant systems: a long-term retrospective studyby H. Yu, L. Qiu on 10/05/2022 at 12:00 am
The aim of this study was to perform an analysis of the incidence of implant body fracture and to identify possible risk factors. A long-term follow-up retrospective evaluation of 3477 patients who received 8588 implants from five implant systems was performed. Overall, 2810 patients who received 7502 implants, with an average follow-up of 6.9 years, were included in the analysis. The overall body fracture rate was 0.49% (37/7502), among which 32.4% (12/37) were implants with a reduced diameter.
- Reply to the Letter to the Editor “‘T4b’ or not to ‘T4b’: addressing the resectability in T4b oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma”by S.B. Thavarool, A.K. Narendra on 06/05/2022 at 12:00 am
We thank the authors for their response to our recent publication titled “Role of structures in the masticator space in selecting patients with resectable T4b oral cancer: findings from a survival analysis”".1 We understand the concerns raised by the authors regarding the structures involved in the masticator space and their utility in assessing the resectability of advanced oral cancers, and our paper clearly elucidates their significance.
- Do antibiotics prevent infection after third molar surgery? A network meta-analysisby S.G.M. Falci, E.L. Galvão, G.M. de Souza, I.A. Fernandes, M.R.F. Souza, E.A. Al-Moraissi on 05/05/2022 at 12:00 am
The aim of this systematic review was to determine whether antibiotics, compared to placebo, can prevent infection or dry socket after third molar surgery. A systematic review and network meta-analysis (NMA) was performed following registration of the protocol (CRD42021276266). Four databases and the grey literature were searched, and papers were selected based on the PICOS question. RoB 2 and GRADE were used to evaluate the risk of bias and certainty of the evidence, respectively. The NMA was performed using Stata.
- Primary cheilorhinoseptoplasty using the Talmant protocol in unilateral complete cleft lip: functional and aesthetic results on nasal correction and comparison with the Tennison–Malek protocolby M. Nicol, M. de Boutray, G. Captier, M. Bigorre on 03/05/2022 at 12:00 am
Many surgical procedures used to treat patients with unilateral complete cleft lip do not include a complete primary rhinoseptoplasty, which is delayed until the end of growth as part of secondary surgery. Primary cheilorhinoseptoplasty using the Talmant technique has been performed at Lapeyronie University Hospital, Montpellier for 15 years. This retrospective study evaluated and compared the functional and aesthetic results obtained in such patients at 4–6 years after surgery with those obtained without primary rhinoseptoplasty in patients undergoing the Tennison–Malek technique.
- Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the floor of mouth and retromolar trigone in association with basaloid squamous cell carcinomaby H. Archibald, S. Keel, E. Becker on 03/05/2022 at 12:00 am
Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma and basaloid squamous cell carcinoma are each rare but aggressive diseases of the head and neck. A case of large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma occurring simultaneously with a basaloid squamous cell carcinoma originating from the oral cavity is described in this report. The diagnosis of these pathologies can be challenging but is important, as staging and treatment recommendations differ from those for oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma.
- Cleft lip and palate: the psychological burden of affected parents during the first three years of their children’s livesby K. Lentge, F. Lentge, A.-N. Zeller, N.-C. Gellrich, F. Tavassol, P. Korn, S. Spalthoff on 02/05/2022 at 12:00 am
The surgical treatment of cleft lip and palate (CLP) has been well described in the literature. Nevertheless, little is known about the psychological burden of affected parents. The aim of this study was to investigate the psychological burden in parents of children with CLP within the first 3 years of the children’s lives. A standardized questionnaire (Parenting Stress Index, PSI) was administered to 33 parents of children with CLP to evaluate their psychological burden. The corresponding interview was conducted independent of any operative procedure during the yearly routine CLP consultation.
- Reverse blood flow as an option in mandibular reconstruction using a two-segment fibula free flapby P. Šín, A. Hokynková, Z. Daněk, J. Blahák, P. Pokorný on 30/04/2022 at 12:00 am
Microsurgical reconstruction is currently considered a method of choice for the repair of soft tissue or bony defects in head and neck surgery. This technical note presents the use of a reverse flow technique in mandibular reconstruction with two segments of fibula free flap in a patient with bilateral pseudoarthrosis. In the standard procedure, both segments of the fibula are supplied by one donor vascular pedicle with normal antegrade blood flow. The approach presented here employs reverse flow in the distal segment of the fibula using a venous graft to create two vascular independent free fibula segments.
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- The New England Journal of Medicine
- Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery
- British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (DGMKG)
- Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics
- Oral Oncology
- Clinical Oral Implants Research
- Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery
- Implant Dentistry
- Head & Neck
- American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics