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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Endoscope-assisted surgery is a surgical method that has been used in oral and maxillofacial surgical fields. It provides good illumination, clear, and magnified visualization of the operative field. The purpo...

    Authors: Hyuk Choi, Gyu-Jang Cho, Ki-Hyun Jung, Jae-Yun Jeon, Seung-Weon Lim, Chang-Joo Park and Kyung-Gyun Hwang
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:40
  27. Arthrocentesis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is an easy, highly efficient, minimally invasive procedure for treating temporomandibular joint disorders (TMDs). However, in some cases of mouth opening lim...

    Authors: Keon-Mo Lee, Wan-Hee Jang, Myoung-Sang You and Bu-Kyu Lee
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:38
  28. The purpose of this study was to compare differences in facial soft tissue thickness in three-dimensional (3D) images before and after orthognathic surgery in patients with skeletal Class III malocclusion and ...

    Authors: Luo Huang, Zhicong Li, Jing Yan, Lunqiu Chen and Zheng-guo Piao
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:37
  29. The aim of this study is to evaluate the postoperative stability of zygomaticomaxillary complex (ZMC) fractures according to the number of fixation sites and to investigate the direction of postoperative displ...

    Authors: Seoghwan Yang, Jin-yong Cho, Woo-chul Shim and Sungbeom Kim
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:36
  30. This study aimed to analyze the impact of COVID-19 on oral and maxillofacial fracture in Daegu by comparing the demographic data in 2019 and 2020, retrospectively. We collected data from all patients having tr...

    Authors: Dong-Woo Lee, So-Young Choi, Jin-wook Kim, Tae-Geon Kwon and Sung-Tak Lee
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:35
  31. This study was to evaluate the bone formation ability of demineralized dentin matrix (DDM) combined with platelet-rich fibrinogen (PRF) and DDM combined with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhB...

    Authors: Beom-Jin Kim, Seok-Kon Kim and Jae-Hoon Lee
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:34
  32. Treatment of temporomandibular disc displacement with reduction is controversial. This study assesses the use of an anterior positioning splint with botulinum toxin in the lateral pterygoid muscle (BTX) for su...

    Authors: Maram Taema, Nouran Abdel Nabi, Samira Ibrahim, Heba Ahmed Kamal and Aala’a Emara
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:33
  33. The potential risk of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) transmission from asymptomatic COVID-19 patients is a concern in dental practice. However, the impact of this risk is not well documented to date. This...

    Authors: Ju-Yeon Seo, Sung-Tak Lee, So-Young Choi, Jin-Wook Kim and Tae-Geon Kwon
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:30
  34. This study evaluated the pharyngeal airway space changes up to 1 year after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy mandibular setback surgery and bimaxillary surgery with maxillary posterior impaction through thre...

    Authors: No Eul Kang, Dae Hun Lee, Ja In Seo, Jeong Keun Lee and Seung Il Song
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:31
  35. Velopharyngeal incompetence (VPI) therapy for cleft palate (speech therapy alone, speech therapy using speech aids, or combined therapy such as speech therapy using a pharyngeal flap), is more effective in you...

    Authors: Dong-Cheol Kang, Jung-Ho Park, Hyun Seok, Jin-A Baek, Da-Wa Kim and Seung-O Ko
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:29
  36. In stress situations, bacteria produce dormancy-inducing factors to stop cell growth. The dormancy-inducing factors may have an inhibitory effect on tumor cell growth. Here we analyzed the differentially expre...

    Authors: Yei-Jin Kang and Seong-Gon Kim
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:28
  37. Compared to the conventional approach, including preoperative orthodontic preparation, the so-called surgery-first approach (SFA) seems to reduce the overall treatment time in the correction of skeletal class ...

    Authors: Young-Wook Park, Kwang-Jun Kwon, Yei-Jin Kang and In-San Jang
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:27
  38. Chondroblastomas, which account for approximately 1% of all bone tumors, typically occur in long bones, such as the femur, humerus, and tibia. However, in extremely rare cases, they may also occur in the crani...

    Authors: Heeyeon Bae, Dong-mok Ryu, Hyung Kyung Kim, Sung-ok Hong, Hyen Woo Lee, Youngjin Shin and Yu-jin Jee
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:26
  39. In the field of craniofacial tumor surgery, an adequately performed excision, despite being a life-saving procedure, is only a first step to successful treatment. During such a procedure, the main goal is to c...

    Authors: Vivek Gaur, S. Mahendra Perumal, Faizur Rahmaan and Łukasz Pałka
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:25
  40. This retrospective study was aimed to evaluate the clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes in patients with osteonecrosis of the jaw who were receiving oral versus intravenous (IV) bisphosphonate (BP).

    Authors: Seung-Hun Lee, So-Young Choi, Min-Su Bae and Tae-Geon Kwon
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:24
  41. The pedicled buccal fat pad has been used for a long time to reconstruct oral defects due to its ease of flap formation and few complications. Many cases related to reconstruction of defects in the maxilla, su...

    Authors: Hyen Woo Lee, Sung ok Hong, Heeyeon Bae, Youngjin Shin and Yu-jin Jee
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:23
  42. Foreign bodies may be embedded or left behind in the oral cavity during oral surgical procedure. The loss of instruments such as impression material, surgical gauze, and broken injection needles are commonly r...

    Authors: Suyun Seon, Baek-Soo Lee, Byung-Joon Choi, Joo-Young Ohe, Jung-Woo Lee, Junho Jung, Bo-Yeon Hwang, Min-Ah Kim and Yong-Dae Kwon
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:22
  43. The purpose of this study was to investigate the condylar morphology and position of Koreans using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) images. Analyzing the mean values of this study with reference to left an...

    Authors: Ji-Min Yun, Young-Jun Choi, Su-Heon Woo and Ui-Lyong Lee
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:21
  44. The aim of this study was to conduct epidemiologic investigations on the pattern of the lesion and differences between treatment modalities in terms of recurrence by reviewing follow-up records to form a basis...

    Authors: Hwi-Dong Jung, Jung-Hwan Lim, Hyung Jun Kim, Woong Nam and In-Ho Cha
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:16