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  1. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study was to evaluate the influence of masticatory muscle injection of botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) on the growth of the mandibular bone in vivo.

    Authors: Hyun Seok, Seong-Gon Kim, Min-Keun Kim, Insan Jang and Janghoon Ahn

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:5

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  2. Content type: Correction

    The publication of this article [1] unfortunately contained several mistakes.

    Authors: Jung-Eun Park, Seon-Hye Bae, Young-Jun Choi, Won-Cheul Choi, Hye-Won Kim and Ui-Lyong Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:6

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    The original article was published in Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:22

  3. Content type: Methodology

    Along with the advances in technology of three-dimensional (3D) printer, it became a possible to make more precise patient-specific 3D model in the various fields including oral and maxillofacial surgery. When...

    Authors: Keisuke Sugahara, Yoshiharu Katsumi, Masahide Koyachi, Yu Koyama, Satoru Matsunaga, Kento Odaka, Shinichi Abe, Masayuki Takano and Akira Katakura

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:4

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  4. Content type: Research

    In this research article, we evaluate the use of sub-periosteal tunneling (tunnel technique) combined with alloplastic in situ hardening biphasic calcium phosphate (BCP, a compound of β-tricalcium phosphate an...

    Authors: Ashish Kakar, Kanupriya Kakar, Bappanadu H. Sripathi Rao, Annette Lindner, Heiner Nagursky, Gaurav Jain and Aditya Patney

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:3

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  5. Content type: Review

    With the development of computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology, it has been possible to reconstruct the cranio-maxillofacial defect with more accurate preoperative planning, pr...

    Authors: Ji-hyeon Oh

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:2

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  6. Content type: Research

    The incidence of tongue squamous cell carcinoma (TSCC) in young patients has recently increased, and these TSCCs are believed to be etiologically distinct from those in older patients, who have longer exposure...

    Authors: Jae-Ho Jeon, Min Gyun Kim, Joo Yong Park, Jong Ho Lee, Myung Jin Kim, Hoon Myoung and Sung Weon Choi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:41

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  7. Content type: Research

    The goal of this study is to evaluate complication and effectiveness of alveolar ridge augmentations using a hydroxyapatite-based alloplastic bony substitute with rhBMP-2.

    Authors: Hyun-Suk Kim, Ju-Cheol Park, Pil-Young Yun and Young-Kyun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:40

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  8. Content type: Research

    Socket sealing surgery is performed for the preservation of the form and volume of the soft tissue by covering the resulting socket with autogenous soft tissue graft or membrane barriers. This procedure is usu...

    Authors: Sang-Yun Kim, Young-Kyun Kim, Hyun-Suk Kim, Pil-Young Yun, Su-Gwan Kim and Yong-Hun Choi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:39

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  9. Content type: Case report

    In this study, we present a case of unicystic ameloblastoma (UA) treated by marsupialization followed by surgical enucleation as a conservative approach. UA is a rare, benign, less aggressive, and less invasiv...

    Authors: Jwayoung Kim, Eunkyung Nam and Sukho Yoon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:38

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Imatinib mesylate is an inhibitor of the tyrosine kinase Bcr–Abl and a first-line treatment for Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML). Dermatological side effects include superficial...

    Authors: Gian Paolo Bombeccari, Umberto Garagiola, Francesco Pallotti, Margherita Rossi, Massimo Porrini, Aldo Bruno Giannì and Francesco Spadari

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:37

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  11. Content type: Review

    Displacement of dental implants into the maxillary sinus is rare, but it primarily occurs in patients with severe pneumatization of the maxillary sinus and/or deficiency of the alveolar process. Some complicat...

    Authors: Jun-Hyeong An, Sang-Hoon Park, Jeong Joon Han, Seunggon Jung, Min-Suk Kook, Hong-Ju Park and Hee-Kyun Oh

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:35

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  12. Content type: Research

    Patients who received orthodontic treatment are likely to have apical root shortening. It appears that external apical root resorption results from a combination of patient-related risk factors such as genetic...

    Authors: Bo-Yeon Hwang, Byung-Joon Choi, Baek-Soo Lee, Yong-Dae Kwon, Jung-Woo Lee, Junho Jung and Joo-Young Ohe

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:34

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  13. Content type: Review

    Dental implants are a common treatment for the loss of teeth. This paper summarizes current knowledge on implant surfaces, immediate loading versus conventional loading, short implants, sinus lifting, and cust...

    Authors: Do Gia Khang Hong and Ji-hyeon Oh

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:33

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  14. Content type: Case report

    Dystrophic calcification can occur in any soft tissue with the absence of a systemic mineral imbalance and is often associated with trauma, infection, or inflammation. It is easily found in the site of the hea...

    Authors: Heon-Young Kim, Jung-Hyun Park, Jun-Bum Lee and Sun-Jong Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:31

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  15. Content type: Case report

    Osteochondroma is a benign tumor that tends to develop in mandibular condyle and coronoid process in the craniofacial region. If tumor mass has grown from condyle into the infratemporal space with zygomatic ar...

    Authors: Sang-Hoon Park, Jun-Hyeong An, Jeong Jun Han, Seunggon Jung, Hong-Ju Park, Hee-Kyun Oh and Min-Suk Kook

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:32

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  16. Content type: Research

    The positions of the mandibular lingula and foramen have been set as indexes for inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) block and ramus osteotomies in orthognathic surgery. This study aimed to evaluate the anatomical s...

    Authors: Cong Zhou, Tae-Hyun Jeon, Sang-Ho Jun and Jong-Jin Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:30

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  17. Content type: Research

    The surgical extraction of the third molar is the most frequently encountered procedure in oral and maxillofacial surgery and is related with a variety of complications. This study examined the efficacy of int...

    Authors: Hyun-Suk Kim, Pil-Young Yun and Young-Kyun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:29

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  18. Content type: Review

    The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is estimated to be 1–5% of the adult population world-wide, and in Korea, it is reported at 4.5% of men and 3.2% of women (Age 40 to 69 years old). Active treatm...

    Authors: Sung ok Hong, Yu-Feng Chen, Junho Jung, Yong-Dae Kwon and Stanley Yung Chuan Liu

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:27

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  19. Content type: Research

    The impairment of the appearance is a major problem for patients with carcinomas of the oral cavity. These patients want to recover their preoperative facial appearance. Some do not realize that this is not al...

    Authors: Henrik Holtmann, Simon Spalthoff, Nils-Claudius Gellrich, Jörg Handschel, Julian Lommen, Norbert R. Kübler, Gertrud Krüskemper, Majeed Rana and Karoline Sander

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:26

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  20. Content type: Case report

    The conventional transcervical resection for submandibular gland disease has some risks and an unsatisfactory cosmetic result. Recently, robot-assisted surgery has been developed as a plausible substitute for ...

    Authors: Seung Wook Jung, Young Kwan Kim, Yong Hoon Cha, Yoon Woo Koh and Woong Nam

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:25

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  21. Content type: Case report

    Tunneled transposition of the facial artery myomucosal (FAMM) island flap on the lingual side of the mandible has been reported for intraoral as well as oropharyngeal reconstruction. This modified technique ov...

    Authors: Hye-In Jeong, Hye-Min Cho, Jongyeol Park, Yong Hoon Cha, Hyung Jun Kim and Woong Nam

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:24

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  22. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study is to validate a new three-dimensional craniofacial stereophotogrammetry imaging system (3dMDface) through comparison with manual facial surface anthropometry. The null hypothesis was tha...

    Authors: Farhad B. Naini, Sarah Akram, Julia Kepinska, Umberto Garagiola, Fraser McDonald and David Wertheim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:23

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  23. Content type: Research

    Two-jaw surgery including mandibular and maxillary backward movement procedures are commonly performed to correct class III malocclusion. Bimaxillary surgery can reposition the maxillofacial bone together with...

    Authors: Jung-Eun Park, Seon-Hye Bae, Young-Jun Choi, Won-Cheul Choi, Hye-Won Kim and Ui-Lyong Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:22

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:6

  24. Content type: Research

    The purposes of the present study were to compare implant stabilities of mandibular block bone graft and bovine bone graft and to evaluate influencing factors for implant stability in mandibular block bone (MB...

    Authors: Jong-Cheol Park, Yun-Ho Kim, Hong-Seok Choi, Jong-Shik Oh, Sang-Hun Shin and Yong-Deok Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:21

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  25. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to assess correlation between pain and degenerative bony changes on cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) images of temporomandibular joints (TMJs).

    Authors: SunMee Bae, Moon-Soo Park, Jin-Woo Han and Young-Jun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:19

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  26. Content type: Case report

    Schwannomas (or neurilemmomas) of the tongue are benign, usually solitary, encapsulated masses derived from Schwann cells. Clinical evidence indicates that schwannoma is painless and slow growing. In general, ...

    Authors: Eun-Young Lee, Jae-Jin Kim, Hyun Seok and Ja-Youn Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:17

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  27. Content type: Case report

    Postoperative infection occurs when bone graft material is dislodged into the maxillary sinus cavity and most of the patients are often uncomfortable with the drainage and irrigation procedures to eradicate th...

    Authors: Sung ok Hong, Gyu-Jo Shim and Yong-Dae Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:18

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  28. Content type: Methodology

    Mandibular reconstruction is performed after segmental mandibulectomy, and precise repositioning of the condylar head in the temporomandibular fossa is essential for maintaining preoperative occlusion.

    Authors: Akinori Funayama, Taku Kojima, Michiko Yoshizawa, Toshihiko Mikami, Shohei Kanemaru, Kanae Niimi, Yohei Oda, Yusuke Kato and Tadaharu Kobayashi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:16

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  29. Content type: Research

    This study constructed a partial-least-square path-modeling (PLS-PM) model and found the pathway by which the postsurgical vertical dimension (VD) affects the extent of the final mandibular setback on the B po...

    Authors: Na-Ri Kim, Soo-Byung Park, Jihyun Lee, Youn-Kyung Choi, Sang Min Shin, Yong-Seok Choi and Yong-Il Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:15

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  30. Content type: Review

    Tissue defect reconstruction using radial forearm free flap (RFFF) is a common surgical technique whose success or failure is mainly dependent on venous drainage. RFFF has two major venous outflow systems, sup...

    Authors: Yong Hoon Cha, Woong Nam, In-Ho Cha and Hyung Jun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:14

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  31. Content type: Case report

    Oronasal/antral communication, loss of teeth and/or tooth-supporting bone, and facial contour deformity may occur as a consequence of maxillectomy for cancer. As a result, speaking, chewing, swallowing, and ap...

    Authors: Pietro Salvatori, Antonio Mincione, Lucio Rizzi, Fabrizio Costantini, Alessandro Bianchi, Emma Grecchi, Umberto Garagiola and Francesco Grecchi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:13

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  32. Content type: Case report

    Rehabilitation of normal function and form is essential in cleft lip repair. In 2005, Dr. David M. Fisher introduced an innovative method, named “an anatomical subunit approximation technique” in unilateral cl...

    Authors: Hui Young Kim, Joonhyoung Park, Ming-Chih Chang, In Seok Song and Byoung Moo Seo

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:12

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  33. Content type: Research

    Nasalance is used to evaluate the velopharyngeal incompetence in clinical diagnoses using a nasometer. The aim of this study is to find the nasalance differences between Vietnamese cleft palate children and Ko...

    Authors: Yu-Jeong Shin, Yongsoo Kim and Hyun-Gi Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:9

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  34. Content type: Research

    Because of changing surgical procedures in the fields of oral and maxillofacial surgery, new methods for surgical education are needed and could include recent advances in digital technology. Many doctors have...

    Authors: M. Takano, K. Kasahara, K. Sugahara, A. Watanabe, S. Yoshida and T. Shibahara

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:10

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:28

  35. Content type: Research

    For an effective bone graft for reconstruction of the maxillofacial region, an adequate vascular network will be required to supply blood, osteoprogenitor cells, and growth factors. We previously reported that...

    Authors: Wataru Katagiri, Takamasa Kawai, Masashi Osugi, Yukiko Sugimura-Wakayama, Kohei Sakaguchi, Taku Kojima and Tadaharu Kobayashi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:8

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  36. Content type: Research

    This study was to investigate the effect of biomechanical stimulation on osteoblast differentiation of human periosteal-derived stem cell using the newly developed bioreactor.

    Authors: Ju-Min Lee, Min-Gu Kim, June-Ho Byun, Gyoo-Cheon Kim, Jung-Hoon Ro, Dae-Seok Hwang, Byul-Bora Choi, Geun-Chul Park and Uk-Kyu Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:7

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  37. Content type: Review

    Many congenital and acquired defects occur in the maxillofacial area. The buccal fat pad flap (BFP) is a simple and reliable flap for the treatment of many of these defects because of its rich blood supply and...

    Authors: Min-Keun Kim, Wonil Han and Seong-Gon Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:5

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  38. Content type: Research

    All clinicians are aware of the difficulty of installing a dental implant in posterior maxilla because of proximate position of maxillary sinus, insufficient bone width, and lower bone density. This study is t...

    Authors: Yun-Ho Kim, Na-Rae Choi and Yong-Deok Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:2

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  39. Content type: Research

    Multiple myeloma (MM) is characterized by a neoplastic proliferation of plasma cells primarily in the bone marrow. Bisphosphonates (BP) are used as supportive therapy in the management of MM. This study aimed ...

    Authors: Woo-Sung Choi, Jae-Il Lee, Hyun-Joong Yoon, Chang-Ki Min and Sang-Hwa Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:1

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  40. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcomes of implants that were placed within the maxillary sinus that has a perforated sinus membrane by the lateral window approach.

    Authors: Gwang-Seok Kim, Jae-Wang Lee, Jong-Hyon Chong, Jeong Joon Han, Seunggon Jung, Min-Suk Kook, Hong-Ju Park, Sun-Youl Ryu and Hee-Kyun Oh

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:50

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  41. Content type: Research

    The aim of this report is to present a new reference for aesthetic mandible surgery using three-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography-based treatment planning for orthognathic surgery which can be implemen...

    Authors: Sung-Tak Lee, Na-Rae Choi, Jae-Min Song and Sang-Hun Shin

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:49

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