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  1. Content type: Research

    This study aimed to analyze and describe the morbidity and mortality associated with tracheostomy in patients with oral cancer and to identify the risk factors associated with tracheostomy complications.

    Authors: Seung Tae Lee, Min Gyun Kim, Jae Ho Jeon, Joo Hee Jeong, Seung Ki Min, Joo Yong Park and Sung Weon Choi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:32

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    The prognosis of wide implants tends to be controversial. While wider implants were initially expected to result in a larger osseointegration area and have higher levels of primary stability, they were reporte...

    Authors: Jeong-Kui Ku, Yang-Jin Yi, Pil-Young Yun and Young-Kyun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:30

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  3. Content type: Research

    The objective of this retrospective study was to show results from platform-switched narrow-diameter implants in the posterior edentulous region, which we followed up for more than 1 year after functional load...

    Authors: In-Hee Woo, Ju-Won Kim, So-Young Kang, Young-Hee Kim and Byoung-Eun Yang

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:31

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  4. Content type: Case report

    Insufficient intermaxillary space is caused by non-restoration following tooth extraction in the past, and this involves eruption of the opposing teeth and changes of the arch structure. Such cases are difficu...

    Authors: SeungWoo Baeg, SungWoon On, JeongKeun Lee and SeungIl Song

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:28

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  5. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study was to place bone graft materials in cranial defects in a rabbit model and compare their bone regenerating ability according to the size and density of demineralized dentin matrix (...

    Authors: Jin-Woo Nam, Moon-Young Kim and Se-Jin Han

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:27

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  6. Content type: Research

    Bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy (BSSRO) is the most widely used mandibular surgical technique in orthognathic surgery and is easy to relocate the distal segments, accelerating bone repair by the large...

    Authors: Chi-Heun Lee, Baek-Soo Lee, Byung-Joon Choi, Jung-Woo Lee, Joo-Young Ohe, Hee-Young Yoo and Yong-Dae Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:25

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  7. Content type: Research

    Xenologous or synthetic graft materials are commonly used as an alternative for autografts for guided bone regeneration. The purpose of this study was to evaluate effectiveness of carbonate apatite on the crit...

    Authors: Ryoe-Woon Kim, Ji-Hyoung Kim and Seong-Yong Moon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:26

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  8. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this retrospective study was to develop a two- and three-dimensional analysis of the airway using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and to determine whether the airway space would be changed ...

    Authors: Woo-Young Lee, Young-Wook Park, Kwang-Jun Kwon and Seong-Gon Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:23

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  9. Content type: Case report

    The Le Fort I osteotomy is one of the most widely used and useful procedure to correct the dentofacial deformities of the midface. The changes of the maxilla position affect to overlying soft tissue including ...

    Authors: Young-Min Shin, Sung-Tak Lee and Tae-Geon Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:21

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Most of cleft lip and palate patients have the esthetic and functional problems of midfacial deficiencies due to innate developmental tendency and scar tissues from repeated operations. In these cases, maxilla...

    Authors: Young-Wook Park, Kwang-Jun Kwon and Min-Keun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:20

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  11. Content type: Research

    Implant surgery has become popular with the advance of surgical techniques such as sinus lifting, guided bone regeneration, and block bone graft. However, there were no data about the frequency of bone graft d...

    Authors: Hyun-Suk Cha, Ji-Wan Kim, Jong-Hyun Hwang and Kang-Min Ahn

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:19

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  12. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between improvements in lip asymmetry at rest and while smiling after orthognathic surgery in patients with skeletal class III malocclusion.

    Authors: Sang-Hoon Kang, Moon-Key Kim, Sang-In An and Ji-Yeon Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:18

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  13. Content type: Research

    The association of biomaterial combined with repair factor-like platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has prospective values. Bovine-derived xenograft has been identified as an osteoconductive and biocompatible grafting ...

    Authors: Wang Peng, Il-kyu Kim, Hyun-young Cho, Ji-Hoon Seo, Dong-Hwan Lee, Jun-Min Jang and Seung-Hoon Park

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:16

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  14. Content type: Research

    The utilization of a cone-beam computed tomography (CT)-assisted surgical template allows for predictable results because implant placement plans can be performed in the actual surgery. In order to assess the ...

    Authors: Seong-Yong Moon, Kyoung-Rok Lee, Su-Gwan Kim and Mee-Kyoung Son

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:15

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  15. Content type: Research

    In guided bone regeneration (GBR) technique, many materials have been used for improving biological effectiveness by adding on membranes. The new membrane which was constructed with chitin-fibroin-hydroxyapati...

    Authors: Young-jae Baek, Jung-Han Kim, Jae-Min Song, Sang-Yong Yoon, Hong-Sung Kim and Sang-Hun Shin

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:14

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  16. Content type: Methodology

    Mandibular motion tracking system (ManMoS) has been developed for orthognathic surgery. This article aimed to introduce the ManMoS and to examine the accuracy of this system.

    Authors: Kenji Fushima and Masaru Kobayashi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:13

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  17. Content type: Case report

    Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis can be accompanied by various degrees of functional and esthetic problems. Adequate mouth opening, occlusal stability, and harmonious facial form are the main goals of t...

    Authors: Aditi Sharma, Jun-Young Paeng, Tomohiro Yamada and Tae-Geon Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:12

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  18. Content type: Research

    Silk cocoon is composed of multiple layers. The natural silk cocoon containing all layers was cut as a rectangular shape as defined as total group. The inner and outermost layers were removed from the total gr...

    Authors: Seong-Gon Kim, Min-Keun Kim, HaeYong Kweon, You-Young Jo, Kwang-Gill Lee and Jeong Keun Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:11

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  19. Content type: Case report

    Herniation after harvesting of deep circumflex iliac artery (DCIA) flap is a known but not a common complication. It occurs about 2.8 to 9 % according to the literatures and can proceed to a more severe compli...

    Authors: Hee-Sung Kim, Jae-Young Kim, Hyuk Hur and Woong Nam

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:10

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  20. Content type: Research

    As dental implants receive masticatory stress, the distribution of stress is very important to peri-implant bone homeostasis and implant survival. In this report, we created a saddle-type implant and analyzed ...

    Authors: Yoon Soo Kong, Jun Woo Park and Dong Ju Choi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:9

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  21. Content type: Case report

    Congenital alveolar synechiae is a rare anomaly mostly presenting in association with cleft palate. Owing to reduced mouth opening, feeding difficulties, and compromised airway in extreme cases along with pres...

    Authors: Smriti Panda, Kapil Sikka, Jyotsna Punj and Suresh C. Sharma

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:8

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  22. Content type: Research

    Intravenous bisphosphonates have been used in metastatic breast cancer patients to reduce pathologic bone fracture and bone pain. However, necrosis of the jaw has been reported in those who received intravenou...

    Authors: Hong-Joon Kim, Tae-Jun Park and Kang-Min Ahn

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:6

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  23. Content type: Research

    This study clinically evaluated the effect of botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) in the temporomandibular disorder (TMD) treatment using Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (RDC/TMD).

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

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:5

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  24. Content type: Research

    This study was performed to evaluate their 5-year survival rates and identify the factors affecting the prognosis of oral cancer patients who had undergone surgical treatment only.

    Authors: Byeong-Guk Kim, Jun-Hwa Kim, Myung-In Kim, 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 38:3

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  25. Content type: Research

    This study aimed to investigate the distribution and prevalence of intraosseous loop (anastomosis between posterior superior alveolar artery and infraorbital artery) in Koreans detected on computed tomography ...

    Authors: JuHyon Lee, Nara Kang, Young-Mi Moon and Eun-Kyoung Pang

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:1

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  26. Content type: Review

    We reviewed the biological and mechanical properties of porous hydroxyapatite (HA) compared to other synthetic materials. Computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) was also evaluated to esti...

    Authors: Umberto Garagiola, Roberto Grigolato, Rossano Soldo, Marco Bacchini, Gianluca Bassi, Rachele Roncucci and Sandro De Nardi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:2

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  27. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the change of food intake after different dosages of botulinum toxin A (BTX) injection in the animal model. Additionally, the dimensional and histological change at 14...

    Authors: Young-Min Moon, Young-Jun Kim, Min-Keun Kim, Seong-Gon Kim, HaeYong Kweon and Tae-Woo Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2015 37:46

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  28. Content type: Research

    Radial forearm free flap is the most reliable flap for intraoral soft tissue reconstruction after cancer ablation surgery. However, unesthetic scar of the donor site and the need for a second donor site for sk...

    Authors: Tae-Jun Park, Hong-Joon Kim and Kang-Min Ahn

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2015 37:45

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  29. Content type: Case report

    Image-guided surgery potentially enhances intraoperative safety and outcomes in a variety of craniomaxillofacial procedures. We explore the efficiency of one intraoperative navigation system in a single comple...

    Authors: James C. Wang, Laszlo Nagy and Joshua C. Demke

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2015 37:43

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  30. Content type: Case report

    In the field of oral-maxillofacial surgery, vascular malformations present in various forms. Abnormalities in the size of the tongue by vascular malformations can cause mandibular prognathism and skeletal defo...

    Authors: Min-Hyeog Park, Chul-Man Kim, Dong-Young Chung and Jun-Young Paeng

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2015 37:42

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  31. Content type: Case report

    Cleidocranial dysplasia is an autosomal dominant heritable skeletal disorder. The characteristic features of cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) may include hypoplasia of the clavicle, delayed closure of frontanelle...

    Authors: Chaky Lee, Hee-sup Jung, Jin-A Baek, Dae Ho Leem and Seung-O Ko

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2015 37:41

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  32. Content type: Case report

    Skull-base osteomyelitis is a rare disease affecting the medulla of the temporal, sphenoid, and occipital bones. In general, it occurs due to external ear canal infections caused by malignant external otitis. ...

    Authors: Suck-Chul Lee, Jae-Hyung Kim, Chul-Hoon Kim and Bok-Joo Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2015 37:39

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  33. Content type: Research

    The posterior movement of mandible was known as the main cause of the changes in the pharyngeal airway space (PAS) and the postoperative obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The purpose of this study was to know the...

    Authors: Hyun-Woo Cho, Il-Kyu Kim, Hyun-Young Cho, Ji-Hoon Seo, Dong-Hwan Lee and Seung-Hoon Park

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2015 37:38

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  34. Content type: Case report

    Keratocystic odontogenic tumors can occur in any area of the maxilla or mandible. According to their size, location, and relations with surrounding structures, they are treated by cyst enucleation or enucleati...

    Authors: Seok-Yong Park, Young-Jo Shin, Chul-Hoon Kim and Bok-Joo Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2015 37:37

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  35. Content type: Case report

    This study was performed to evaluate three-dimensional positional change of the condyle using three-dimensional computed tomography (3D-CT) following unilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy (USSRO) in patien...

    Authors: Myung-In Kim, Jun-Hwa Kim, Seunggon Jung, Hong-Ju Park, Hee-Kyun Oh, Sun-Youl Ryu and Min-Suk Kook

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2015 37:36

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  36. Content type: Case report

    After cleft lip repair, many patients suffer from nasolabial fistulas, asymmetrical nasal floor, or an indistinct nostril sill, as well as intraoral wound dehiscence and subsequent scar contracture of surgical...

    Authors: Young-Wook Park, Kwang-Jun Kwon and Min-Keun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2015 37:35

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  37. Content type: Research

    Over the past 30–40 years, various carbon implant materials have become more interesting, because they are well accepted by the biological environment. The traditional carbon-based polymers give rise to many c...

    Authors: György Szabó, József Barabás, Sándor Bogdán, Zsolt Németh, Béla Sebők and Gábor Kiss

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2015 37:34

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  38. Content type: Research

    The porion (Po) is used to construct the Frankfort horizontal (FH) plane for cephalometrics, and the external auditory meatus (EAM) is to transfer and mount the dental model with facebow. The classical assumpt...

    Authors: Ji Wook Choi, Seo Yeon Jung, Hak-Jin Kim and Sang-Hwy Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2015 37:33

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  39. Content type: Research

    The aims of present study were (1) to evaluate new bone formation among the 4-hexylresorcinol (4HR)-incorporated silk fabric membrane (SFM), conventional SFM, and uncovered control groups and (2) to compare th...

    Authors: Sang-Woon Lee, In Chul Um, Seong-Gon Kim and Min-Sang Cha

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2015 37:32

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  40. Content type: Research

    Pathologic fractures are caused by diseases that lead to weakness of the bone structure. This process sometimes occurs owing to bony change after radiation therapy. Treatment of pathologic fractures may be dif...

    Authors: Chul-Man Kim, Min-Hyeog Park, Seong-Won Yun and Jin-Wook Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2015 37:31

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