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  1. The present study aimed to determine whether laypeople and professionals rate the facial appearance of individuals with repaired complete unilateral or bilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP, BCLP) similarly bas...

    Authors: Samar Alhayek, Mohammed Alsalem, Yazeed Alotaibi and Aamir Omair

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:5

    Content type: Research

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  2. Osteomyelitis is an intraosseous inflammatory disease characterized by progressive inflammatory osteoclasia and ossification. The use of quantitative analysis to assist interpretation of osteomyelitis is incre...

    Authors: Moo Soung Park, Mi Young Eo, Hoon Myoung, Soung Min Kim and Jong Ho Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:6

    Content type: Research

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  3. The mandibular third molar (M3) is typically the last permanent tooth to erupt because of insufficient space and thick soft tissues covering its surface. Problems such as alveolar bone loss, development of a p...

    Authors: Eugene Kim, Mi Young Eo, Truc Thi Hoang Nguyen, Hoon Joo Yang, Hoon Myoung and Soung Min Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:4

    Content type: Research

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  4. Coffee extract has been investigated by many authors, and many minor components of coffee are known, such as polyphenols, diterpenes (kahweol and cafestol), melanoidins, and trigonelline, to have anti-inflamma...

    Authors: Cheol Soo Yoon, Min Keun Kim, Yeon Sook Kim and Suk Keun Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:44

    Content type: Research

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  5. Functional closure of the orbicularis oris muscle and esthetic reconstruction of nasolabial components are impossible in patients with severely deformed premaxilla. Here, we review a surgical strategy for pati...

    Authors: Young-Wook Park and Chan-Woo Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:43

    Content type: Research

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  6. Free fibular flap is one of the most useful methods in the hard tissue reconstruction of the maxilla-mandible. Free fibular flap presents some advantages in which the reconstruction of both soft and hard tissu...

    Authors: Won-Hyuk Choi, Yong-Deok Kim, Jae-Min Song and Jae-Yeol Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:41

    Content type: Case report

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  7. A 9-year-old male showed severe defects in midface structures, which resulted in maxillary hypoplasia, ocular hypertelorism, relative mandibular prognathism, and syndactyly. He had been diagnosed as having Ape...

    Authors: Bong Kuen Cha, Dong Soon Choi, In San Jang, Hyun Tae Yook, Seung Youp Lee, Sang Shin Lee and Suk Keun Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:40

    Content type: Case report

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  8. Patients with chronic ITP (idiopathic thrombocytopenia) frequently do not require comprehensive medication for daily life. Usually, it had been regarded that postoperative bleeding after a simple or surgical e...

    Authors: Sung-Tak Lee, Jin-Wook Kim and Tae-Geon Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:39

    Content type: Case report

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  9. Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a benign bone lesion characterized by the progressive replacement of normal bone with fibro-osseous connective tissue. The maxilla is the most commonly affected area of facial bone, r...

    Authors: Miju Kang, Yu-jin Jee, Deok won Lee, Sang-pil Jung, Se-won Kim, Sunin Yang and Dong-mok Ryu

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:38

    Content type: Case report

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  10. Fractures of the orbital wall are mainly caused by traffic accidents, assaults, and falls and generally occur in men aged between 20 and 40 years. Complications that may occur after an orbital fracture include...

    Authors: Jae Jin Heo, Ji-Hun Chong, Jeong Joon Han, Seunggon Jung, Min-Suk Kook, Hee-Kyun Oh and Hong-Ju Park

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:42

    Content type: Case report

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  11. Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is characterized by the replacement of normal bone by abnormal fibro-osseous connective tissue and typically treated with surgical contouring of the dysplastic bone. When dysplastic lesi...

    Authors: Santhiya Iswarya Vinothini Udayakumar, Jun-Young Paeng, So-Young Choi, Hong-In Shin, Sung-Tak Lee and Tae-Geon Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:37

    Content type: Case report

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  12. Botulinum toxin-A (BTX-A) injection into muscle reduces muscular power and may prevent post-operative complication after orthognathic surgery. The purpose of this study was (1) to evaluate BTX-A injection into...

    Authors: Sung-Ho Shin, Yei-Jin Kang and Seong-Gon Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:36

    Content type: Research

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  13. After the resection at the mandibular site involving oral cancer, free vascularized fibular graft, a type of vascularized autograft, is often used for the mandibular reconstruction. Titanium mesh (T-mesh) and ...

    Authors: Won-bum Lee, Won-hyuk Choi, Hyeong-geun Lee, Na-rae Choi, Dae-seok Hwang and Uk-kyu Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:35

    Content type: Case report

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  14. Radiation therapy is widely employed in the treatment of head and neck cancer. Adverse effects of therapeutic irradiation include delayed bone healing after dental extraction or impaired bone regeneration at t...

    Authors: Hong-Moon Jung, Jeong-Eun Lee, Seoung-Jun Lee, Jung-Tae Lee, Tae-Yub Kwon and Tae-Geon Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:34

    Content type: Research

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  15. The free vascularized fibula flap presents many advantages such as sufficient length of the bony segment, good vascularization, better quality of the bone, and a long vascular pedicle, but it is also associate...

    Authors: Naoaki Saito, Akinori Funayama, Yoshiaki Arai, Daisuke Suda, Yoshiyuki Takata and Tadaharu Kobayashi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:32

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Bimaxillary orthognathic surgery with maxillomandibular setback is often accompanied by changes in airway space. We analyzed the changes in airway space before and after surgery and assessed their association ...

    Authors: Seung-Il Jang, Jaemyung Ahn, Jun Young Paeng and Jongrak Hong

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:33

    Content type: Research

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  17. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the differences in the position and shape of the anterior loop of the inferior alveolar nerve (ALIAN) in relation to the growth pattern of the mandibular fun...

    Authors: Seungkyu Yoon, Jae-Young Kim, Cheol-Hee Jeong, Jengbin Park, Jong-Ki Huh and Kwang-Ho Park

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:30

    Content type: Research

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  18. For proper recovery from craniofacial fracture, it is necessary to establish guidelines based on trends. This study aimed to analyze the patterns and causes of craniofacial fractures.

    Authors: Ki-Su Jin, Ho Lee, Jun-Bae Sohn, Yoon-Sic Han, Da-Un Jung, Hye-Young Sim and Hee-Sun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:29

    Content type: Research

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  19. Various complications occur when a maxillofacial fracture is malunionized or improperly resolved. Malocclusion is the most common complication, followed by facial deformity, temporomandibular joint disorder (T...

    Authors: Sang-Yun Kim, Yong-Hoon Choi and Young-Kyun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:27

    Content type: Review

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  20. Some of head and neck cancer patients are in compromised general condition after ablation surgery and chemoradiation therapy, which makes secondary free tissue transfer quite challenging. Elderly cancer patien...

    Authors: Sanghoon Lee, Hye-Min Cho, Jin-kyu Kim and Woong Nam

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:25

    Content type: Case report

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  21. Cross-facial nerve graft is considered the treatment of choice for facial reanimation in patients with unilateral facial palsy caused by central facial nerve damage. In most cases, a traditional parotidectomy ...

    Authors: Joohee Jeong, Akram Abdo Almansoori, Hyun-Soo Park, Soo-Hwan Byun, Seung-Ki Min, Han-Wool Choung, Joo Yong Park, Sung Weon Choi, Bongju Kim, Soung-Min Kim and Jong-Ho Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:22

    Content type: Methodology

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  22. Temporalis tendon transfer is a technique for dynamic facial reanimation. Since its inception, nearly 80 years ago, it has undergone a wealth of innovation to produce the modern operation. Temporalis tendon tr...

    Authors: Ji Yun Choi, Hyo Joon Kim and Seong Yong Moon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:24

    Content type: Review

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  23. In the absence of clear guidelines for facial aesthetic surgery, most surgeons rely on expert intuitive judgement when planning aesthetic and reconstructive surgery. One of the most famous theories regarding “...

    Authors: Angelos Mantelakis, Michalis Iosifidis, Zaid B. Al-Bitar, Vyron Antoniadis, David Wertheim, Umberto Garagiola and Farhad B. Naini

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:20

    Content type: Research

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  24. Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease (CPDD) is a rare disease in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) space. It forms a calcified crystal mass and induces a limitation of joint movement.

    Authors: Kwang-Jun Kwon, Hyun Seok, Jang-Ha Lee, Min-Keun Kim, Seong-Gon Kim, Hyung-Ki Park and Hang-Moon Choi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:19

    Content type: Case report

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  25. Clefts in newborns are associated with severe morphological and functional impairment. Especially the lip is of importance as if the treatment result is unsatisfactory, it can lead to psychological changes in ...

    Authors: Philipp Kauffmann, Robert Cordesmeyer, Giséle Awondzeko Fouellefack, Boris Schminke and Karl-Günther Wiese

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:18

    Content type: Research

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  26. Proliferative verrucous leukoplakia (PVL) is an oral potentially malignant disorder, characterized by multifocal expression, progressive clinical evolution, and a high rate of malignant transformation. Evidenc...

    Authors: Gian Paolo Bombeccari, Umberto Garagiola, Valentina Candotto, Francesco Pallotti, Francesco Carinci, Aldo Bruno Giannì and Francesco Spadari

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:16

    Content type: Case report

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  27. The purpose of this study was to identify the location of the antilingula, lingula, and mandibular foramen in Korean cadavers and to promote safe and accurate surgery without damage to the inferior alveolar ne...

    Authors: Jin Hoo Park, Hwi-Dong Jung, Hyung Jun Kim and Young-Soo Jung

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:15

    Content type: Research

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  28. Bisphosphonate (BP) has the ability to thicken the cortical bone. In addition, it has been reported that the cortical bone thickened by BP has relation to the medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ...

    Authors: Chul-Hong Koo and Jae-Hoon Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:17

    Content type: Research

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  29. We evaluated change in the mandibular condyle after orthognathic surgery using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) in patients with facial asymmetry.

    Authors: Byung-Joon Choi, Byung-Soo Kim, Ji-Min Lim, Junho Jung, Jung-Woo Lee and Joo-Young Ohe

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:13

    Content type: Research

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  30. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the most commonly occurring malignant tumor in the oral cavity. In South Korea, it occurs most frequently in the mandible, tongue, maxilla, buccal mucosa, other areas of the or...

    Authors: Dae-Seok Hwang, Jinyoung Park, Uk-Kyu Kim, Hae-Ryoun Park, Gyoo-Cheon Kim and Mi-Heon Ryu

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:11

    Content type: Case report

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  31. Subcutaneous emphysema refers to swelling caused by the presence of air or gas in the interstices of loose connective tissue. In the head and neck area, it may follow the fascial planes and is characterized by...

    Authors: Sung-Tak Lee, Malavika Geetha Subu and Tae-Geon Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:12

    Content type: Case report

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  32. This study was to evaluate the effect of bone graft procedure on the primary stability of implants installed in fresh sockets and assess the vertical alteration of peri-implant bone radiographically.

    Authors: Sang Ho Jun, Chang-Joo Park, Suk-Hyun Hwang, Youn Ki Lee, Cong Zhou, Hyon-Seok Jang and Jae-Jun Ryu

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:8

    Content type: Research

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  33. 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

    Content type: Research

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  34. 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

    Content type: Correction

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

  35. 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

    Content type: Methodology

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  36. 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

    Content type: Research

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  37. 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

    Content type: Review

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