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  1. This study aimed to analyze the accuracy of the output of three-dimensional (3D) customized surgical guides and titanium implants in a rabbit model, and of mandibulectomy, reconstructive surgery, and surgical ...

    Authors: Min Keun Kim, Min Ji Ham, Won Rae Kim, Hyung Giun Kim, Kwang Jun Kwon, Seong Gon Kim and Young Wook Park
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:8
  2. The need for whole mandibular bone reconstruction and bilateral joint replacement is fortunately rare, but it is an extremely challenging topic in maxillofacial surgery, due to its functional implications. CAD...

    Authors: Flavio Andrea Govoni, Nicola Felici, Matteo Ornelli, Vincenzo Antonio Marcelli, Emilia Migliano, Bruno Andrea Pesucci and Roberto Pistilli
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:6
  3. Even though mandibular condyle fractures have a high clinical relevance, their treatment remains somewhat challenging. Open reduction and internal fixation are difficult due to narrow surgical approaches, poor...

    Authors: Jan Matschke, Adrian Franke, Olufunmi Franke, Christian Bräuer and Henry Leonhardt
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:5
  4. Craniofacial disharmony in cases of jaw deformity associated with abnormal lateral deviation of the jaw mostly involves both the maxilla and mandible. However, it has been still difficult to capture the jaw de...

    Authors: Kazuaki Osawa, Jun Nihara, Hideyoshi Nishiyama, Kojiro Takahashi, Ayako Honda, Chihiro Atarashi, Ritsuo Takagi, Tadaharu Kobayashi and Isao Saito
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:4
  5. Mesiodentes are the most common supernumerary teeth. The cause is not fully understood, although proliferations of genetic factors and the dental lamina have been implicated. Mesiodentes can cause delayed or e...

    Authors: Yu Koyama, Keisuke Sugahara, Masahide Koyachi, Kotaro Tachizawa, Akira Iwasaki, Ichiro Wakita, Akihiro Nishiyama, Satoru Matsunaga and Akira Katakura
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:1
  6. Bilateral cleft lip repair is one of the most difficult surgeries, and many techniques have been modified and developed to improve surgical outcomes. The current trend is toward preserving tissue as much as po...

    Authors: Ji-Yeon Kang
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:38
  7. Complications from osteoradionecrosis (ORN) and medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) include oro-cutaneous fistulas, necrotic bone exposure, soft-tissue defects, and pathologic fractures. The fi...

    Authors: Hyemin Oh, Dohyun Kwon, Jaemyung Ahn and Jun-Young Paeng
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:37
  8. As society becomes more complex, the incidence of mandibular fractures is increasing. This study aimed to analyze the incidence and type and identify etiological factors of mandibular fractures to use them in ...

    Authors: Seungjin Cha, Gaeun Park, Baek-Soo Lee, Yong-Dae Kwon, Byung-Joon Choi, Jung-Woo Lee, Junho Jung and Jooyoung Ohe
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:36
  9. Recently developed imaging techniques, such as cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) and CAD/CAM technology, have facilitated reliable implant planning and implant surgical guide production by 3D printing. This...

    Authors: Myoung-Ju Kim, Jun Young Jeong, Jaeyoung Ryu, Seunggon Jung, Hong-Ju Park, Hee-Kyun Oh and Min-Suk Kook
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:35
  10. Hyposalivation is disease with multiple symptoms. This disease is hard to be diagnosed and to be treated, and there are not enough clinical protocols to cure the disease. In this study, we propose our own trea...

    Authors: Seung-Jun Lee, Euy-Hyun Kim, Sung-Jae Lee, Young-Joon Chun, In-Seok Song and Sang-Ho Jun
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:34
  11. Craniosynostosis is a condition characterized by a premature fusion of one or more cranial sutures. The surgical repair of craniosynostosis causes significant pain for the child. A key focus of craniosynostosi...

    Authors: Hatan Mortada, Raghad AlKhashan, Nawaf Alhindi, Haifa B. AlWaily, Ghada A. Alsadhan, Saad Alrobaiea and Khalid Arab
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:33
  12. Three-dimensional renderings of two-dimensional computed tomography data have allowed for more precise analysis in the craniofacial field. Design, engineering, architecture, and other industries have paved the...

    Authors: Gianmarco Saponaro, Chiara Paolantonio, Giorgio Barbera, Enrico Foresta, Giulio Gasparini and Alessandro Moro
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:32
  13. The mandible is a functional bio-organ that supports facial structures and helps mastication and speaking. Large mandible defects, generally greater than 6-cm segment loss, may require composite tissue reconst...

    Authors: Han Ick Park, Jee-Ho Lee and Sang Jin Lee
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:31
  14. Surgical removal of intra-bony calcific benign lesions is technically challenging regarding its accessibility, proximity to vital structures, and deteriorating effect on the remaining bony structures.

    Authors: Mohammed Omara, Ayman Gouda and Sherif Ali
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:30
  15. Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NDO) is a common pathology preventing the proper drainage of the tears, and its main symptom is epiphora. Secondary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction (SANDO) can be due to a...

    Authors: May S. Helal, Ramy M. Gaber and Marwa El-Kassaby
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:29
  16. The established recommendations and guidelines regarding ideal measurements for an attractive face are mostly based on data gathered among Caucasian population. The aim of this study was to examine the relatio...

    Authors: Roger A. Zwahlen, Alexander T. H. Tang, Wai Keung Leung and Su Keng Tan
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:28
  17. Mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) therapy gained interest among scientists following the discovery of its therapeutic potential. However, their clinical use has been hindered due to their immunogenicity and tumorige...

    Authors: Muhja Salah and Farhad B. Naini
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:27
  18. Surgical ciliated cysts, also known as postoperative maxillary cysts or implantation cysts, occur mainly in the posterior maxilla after radical maxillary sinus surgery; they rarely develop in the mandible. The...

    Authors: Sungbin Youn, Hyun Jun Oh, Hye-Jung Yoon and Byoung-Moo Seo
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:26
  19. Gorlin syndrome, also known as Gorlin-Goltz syndrome (GGS) or basal cell nevus syndrome (BCNS) or nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS), is an autosomal dominant familial cancer syndrome. It is characte...

    Authors: Francesco Spadari, Federica Pulicari, Matteo Pellegrini, Andrea Scribante and Umberto Garagiola
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:25
  20. After tooth extraction, dimensional changes affect the alveolar socket, leading to loss in alveolar bone height and width. Histological modifications also occur, with initial formation of a blood clot that is ...

    Authors: Danilo Alessio Di Stefano, Francesco Orlando, Marco Ottobelli, Davide Fiori and Umberto Garagiola
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:24
  21. This study was conducted to compare changes in pharyngeal airway after different orthognathic procedures in subjects with class III deformity.

    Authors: Mohammad Saleh Khaghaninejad, Leila Khojastehpour, Hossein Danesteh, Mehdi Changizi and Farzaneh Ahrari
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:23
  22. In terms of a highly atrophic maxilla, bone augmentation still remains very challenging. With the introduction of computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) for allogeneic bone blocks, a new ...

    Authors: Florian Pfaffeneder-Mantai, Oliver Meller, Benedikt Schneider, Julius Bloch, Ditjon Bytyqi, Walter Sutter and Dritan Turhani
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:21
  23. Temporal hollowing is a common complication following the rotation of the temporalis muscle that leaves the patient with a cosmetic impairment. Several alloplastic materials have been used to reconstruct the d...

    Authors: Sherif Ali, Omniya Abdel Aziz and Mamdouh Ahmed
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:20
  24. The stability of the results remains a significant concern in orthognathic surgeries. This study aimed to assess the amount of relapse following mandibular advancement with/without maxillomandibular fixation (...

    Authors: Reza Tabrizi, Arash Sarrafzadeh, Shervin Shafiei, Hamidreza Moslemi and Ramtin Dastgir
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:19
  25. Even though dental implants are a reliable choice for dental rehabilitation, implant failures due to various etiologies have been reported. Early implant failures account for 2 to 6% of installed implants and ...

    Authors: Truc Thi Hoang Nguyen, Mi Young Eo, Mi Hyun Seo and Soung Min Kim
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:18
  26. Various techniques with different grafts and implants have been proposed to establish a smooth and symmetric nasal dorsum with adequate function. Broadly, two categories of materials have been used in this reg...

    Authors: Seied Omid Keyhan, Shaqayeq Ramezanzade, Reza Golvardi Yazdi, Mohammad Amin Valipour, Hamid Reza Fallahi, Madjid Shakiba and Mahsa Aeinehvand
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:17
  27. This study aimed to investigate the changes in facial width according to the ostectomy level of the proximal segment after orthognathic surgery using intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy (IVRO) in patients with ...

    Authors: Sang-Hoon Kang, Min-Jun Kang, Min-Ji Kim and Moon-Key Kim
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:16
  28. With improvements in the safety and stability of surgeries, the number of orthognathic surgeries is increasing. Most patients who undergo orthognathic surgeries are younger, and the number of orthognathic surg...

    Authors: Kiyohiro Kasahara, Teruhide Hoshino, Kei Sugiura, Yuki Tanimoto, Masahide Koyachi, Masae Yamamoto, Keisuke Sugahara, Masayuki Takano and Akira Katakura
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:15
  29. Peripheral nerve injury is one of the most common injuries that might occur in oral and maxillofacial surgery. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of FK506 loaded with collagen membrane and f...

    Authors: Jin-Hong Kim, Young-Jin Choi, Han-Ick Park and Kang-Min Ahn
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:14
  30. Nasal septum deviation (NSD) can cause serious anatomical and clinical complications. It can change the breathing pattern and thus alter the anatomy of the airway structures. Despite its importance, the associ...

    Authors: Nasim Shams, Mahshid Razavi, Mansour Zabihzadeh, Mohammadreza Shokuhifar and Vahid Rakhshan
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:13
  31. Surgical extraction of the third molar is the most common surgical procedure in the oral surgery field and is associated with several complications. This study aimed to compare the effects of a newly presented...

    Authors: Mohammad Esmaeelinejad, Mohammadhossein Mansourian and Farzad Aghdashi
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:12
  32. Many studies on maintaining the condyle in a normal or anatomical position during orthognathic surgery have been conducted to stabilize surgical outcomes and prevent iatrogenic temporomandibular joint complica...

    Authors: Yong-Chan Lee, Hong-Bum Sohn, Young-Wook Park and Ji-Hyeon Oh
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:11
  33. The Watch Tower Society, the main governing organization of the Jehovah’s Witness (JW) faith, introduced the doctrine to refuse blood in 1945 and has been enforcing it since 1961. A member can be expelled for ...

    Authors: Michaela K. O’Connor, Elisa Emanuelli and Ravi K. Garg
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:10
  34. The regeneration of the bone is a challenging topic for maxillofacial plastic and reconstructive surgeons. For successful bone regeneration, timely providing of essential components is prerequisite. They are c...

    Authors: Seong-Gon Kim
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:9
  35. There is no study on the effectiveness of hyaluronic acid (HA) placement either with or without absorbable collagen sponge (ACS) in reducing or preventing bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws (BRON...

    Authors: Farzin Sarkarat, Alireza Modarresi, Arefeh Riyahi, Pejman Mortazavi, Fatemeh Tabandeh and Vahid Rakhshan
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:8
  36. No studies have compared the outcomes of direct perineurial suture with vein graft cuff repair and indirect collagen allograft repair of the lingual nerve following an injury. Therefore, we evaluated and compa...

    Authors: Shigeyuki Fujita, Itaru Tojyo, Takashi Nakanishi and Shigeru Suzuki
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:6
  37. Excessive bleeding is a major intraoperative risk associated with orthognathic surgery. This study aimed to investigate the factors involved in massive bleeding during orthognathic surgeries so that safe surge...

    Authors: Keisuke Sugahara, Yu Koyama, Masahide Koyachi, Akira Watanabe, Kiyohiro Kasahara, Masayuki Takano and Akira Katakura
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:7
  38. The rapidly developed vaccines against the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 carry a risk of provoking side effects. This study aimed to evaluate current vaccination non-serious/serious side effe...

    Authors: Behzad Houshmand, Seied Omid Keyhan, Hamid Reza Fallahi, Shaqayeq Ramezanzade, Erfan Sadeghi and Parisa Yousefi
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:3
  39. Craniosynostosis is known as premature closure of one or more of the cranial sutures. Anterior craniosynostosis involves anterior plagiocephaly and trigonocephaly. One of the issues in anterior craniosynostosi...

    Authors: Hatan Mortada, Ikhlas Altuawijri and Taghreed Alhumsi
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:2
  40. The aim of this multicenter, randomized, open-label, comparative, investigator-blinded study was to investigate the efficacy and safety of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein 2 (rhBMP-2) combined with...

    Authors: Jeong Joon Han, Ah. Ryum Chang, Jaemyung Ahn, Seunggon Jung, Jongrak Hong, Hee-Kyun Oh and Soon Jung Hwang
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:42
  41. The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the postoperative change in the position and stability of the mandibular condyle after bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy (BSSRO) and BSSRO with di...

    Authors: Ki Eun Hong, Eun Sup Shin, Jun Park, Ji Eon Yun, Chul Hoon Kim, Jung Han Kim and Bok Joo Kim
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:41
  42. 4-hexylresorcinol (4HR) has been shown to have anti-oxidant activity similar to that of resveratrol. As resveratrol increases sirtuin (SIRT) activity, 4HR might behave similarly to resveratrol.

    Authors: In-Song Lee, Jun-Ho Chang, Dae-Won Kim, Seong-Gon Kim and Tae-Woo Kim
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:39