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  1. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) causes serious acute respiratory diseases including pneumonia and bronchitis with approximately 2.3% fatality occurrence.

    Authors: Seied Omid Keyhan, Hamid Reza Fallahi, Amin Motamedi, Vahid Khoshkam, Paymon Mehryar, Omid Moghaddas, Behzad Cheshmi, Parsa Firoozi, Parisa Yousefi and Behzad Houshmand

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:25

    Content type: Review

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  2. In daily practice, three-dimensional patient-specific jawbone models (3D models) are a useful tool in surgical planning and simulation, resident training, patient education, and communication between the physi...

    Authors: Masato Narita, Takashi Takaki, Takahiko Shibahara, Masashi Iwamoto, Takashi Yakushiji and Takashi Kamio

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:24

    Content type: Review

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  3. Facial fractures (FFs) occur after high- and low-energy trauma; differences in associated injuries and outcomes have not been well articulated.

    Authors: Cameron St. Hilaire, Arianne Johnson, Caitlin Loseth, Hamid Alipour, Nick Faunce, Stephen Kaminski and Rohit Sharma

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:22

    Content type: Research

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  4. Fibula free flap mandible reconstruction is the standard procedure after wide resection of the mandible. Establishment and maintenance of normal occlusion are important in mandible reconstruction both intraope...

    Authors: Dong-Hun Lee, Seong Ryoung Kim, Sam Jang, Kang-Min Ahn and Jee-Ho Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:21

    Content type: Case report

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  5. Anterior open bite is a challenging malocclusion to correct orthodontic treatment. Anterior open bite associated with over-erupted posterior teeth and long lower facial height should be treated by reduction of...

    Authors: Sung-Kwon Choi and Kyung-Hwan Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:20

    Content type: Case report

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  6. The tongue in groove technique (TIG) is a useful technique for the correction of the nasal tip projection and the nasolabial angle. The purpose of this study was to determine the utility of this technique for ...

    Authors: Fatemeh Khabir, Mehdi Sezavar, Behnam Bohluli, Vahid Mesgarzadeh and Hamidreza Tavakoli

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:19

    Content type: Research

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  7. Bone grafting has been considered the gold standard for hard tissue reconstructive surgery and is widely used for large mandibular defect reconstruction. However, the midface encompasses delicate structures th...

    Authors: Muhja Salah, Lobat Tayebi, Keyvan Moharamzadeh and Farhad B. Naini

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:18

    Content type: Review

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  8. To evaluate the facial asymmetry, three-dimensional computed tomography (3D-CT) has been used widely. This study proposed a method to quantify facial asymmetry based on 3D-CT.

    Authors: Hua-Lian Cao, Moon-Ho Kang, Jin-Yong Lee, Won-Jong Park, Han-Wool Choung and Pill-Hoon Choung

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:17

    Content type: Research

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  9. Cyst enucleation, which extracts only the tumor with the application of Carnoy’s solution (CS), has been suggested as a conservative treatment with a low recurrence rate and morbidity. However, there has been ...

    Authors: Hyun-Jun Jo, Hee-Youl Kim, Dong-Cheol Kang, Dae-Ho Leem, Jin-A Baek and Seung-O Ko

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:16

    Content type: Research

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  10. The purpose of this study is to introduce our modified disc plication technique using MITEK mini anchors and to evaluate the clinical outcome for patients with internal derangement (ID) of the temporomandibula...

    Authors: Bu-Kyu Lee and Jun Hee Hong

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:14

    Content type: Research

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  11. Coronavirus is an enveloped virus with positive-sense single-stranded RNA. Coronavirus infection in humans mainly affects the upper respiratory tract and to a lesser extent the gastrointestinal tract. Clinical...

    Authors: Hamid Reza Fallahi, Seied Omid Keyhan, Dana Zandian, Seong-Gon Kim and Behzad Cheshmi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:12

    Content type: Review

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  12. The purpose of this study is to compare the skeletal stability of two-jaw surgery via surgery-first approach with conventional two-jaw surgery in facial asymmetry patients by measuring the skeletal changes aft...

    Authors: Dae Seok Hwang, Jeong Seok Seo and Hong Seok Choi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:11

    Content type: Research

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  13. The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term clinical stability of implants with acid-etched surfaces sandblasted with alumina using retrospective analyses of the survival rate, success rate, primary an...

    Authors: Min-Joong Kim, Pil-Young Yun, Na-Hee Chang and Young-Kyun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:10

    Content type: Research

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  14. The cause of maxillary growth restriction in patients with cleft lip and palate remains controversial. While studies have investigated the effects surgical technique and timing have on maxillary growth, few fo...

    Authors: Vitali Azouz, Marilyn Ng, Niyant Patel and Ananth S. Murthy

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:8

    Content type: Research

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  15. Various types of miniplates have been developed and used for the reduction of facial bone fractures. We introduced Yang’s Keyhole (YK) plate, and reported on its short-term stability. The purpose of this study...

    Authors: Kyeong-Jun Cheon, Seoung-Won Cho, Won-Seok Jang, Ju-Won Kim and Byoung-Eun Yang

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:6

    Content type: Research

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  16. Immunomodulation is a technique for the modulation of immune responses against graft material to improve surgical success rates. The main target cell for the immunomodulation is a macrophage because it is the ...

    Authors: Seong-Gon Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:5

    Content type: Review

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  17. Odontogenic cysts associated with lower third molar are common. The prognosis for surgical treatment is relatively good. However, postoperative infection discourages the clinicians. Hence, we would like to inv...

    Authors: Jin-woo Kim, Do-hyun On, Jin-yong Cho and Jaeyoung Ryu

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:4

    Content type: Research

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  18. Facial palsy treatment comprises static and dynamic techniques. Among dynamic techniques, local temporalis transposition represents a reliable solution to achieve facial reanimation. The present study describe...

    Authors: Francesco Silan, Fabio Consiglio, Francesco Dell’Antonia, Giulia Montagner, Diletta Trojan and Giorgio Berna

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:2

    Content type: Case report

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  19. Considering psychosocial needs of patients, it is not surprising that surgery-first approach (SFA) is becoming more popular than ever. Although the concept of SFA was introduced a few decades ago, the limitati...

    Authors: Junho Jung, Seung-Hwan Moon and Yong-Dae Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:1

    Content type: Review

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  20. The prognosis of recovery following microneurosurgery for injured lingual nerves varies among individual cases. This study aimed to investigate if recovery ratios of sensory and taste functions are improved by...

    Authors: Takashi Nakanishi, Yuta Yamamoto, Kensuke Tanioka, Yukari Shintani, Itaru Tojyo and Shigeyuki Fujita

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:61

    Content type: Research

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  21. The lingual nerve plays an important role in multiple functions, including gustatory sensation and contact sensitivity and thermosensitivity. Misdiagnosed conservative treatments for serious lingual nerve (LN)...

    Authors: Shigeyuki Fujita, Naoki Mizobata, Takashi Nakanishi and Itaru Tojyo

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:60

    Content type: Case report

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  22. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between gender-specific and obesity-related airway anatomy in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) by using cephalometric analyses.

    Authors: Seok Hyun Cho, Jae-Yun Jeon, Kun-Soo Jang, Sang Yoon Kim, Kyung Rae Kim, Seungho Ryu and Kyung-Gyun Hwang

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:58

    Content type: Research

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  23. Primary rhinoplasty outcomes may not meet individual expectations. Consequently, reoperation may be advocated to improve results. This study examines the prevalence of individuals considering revision rhinopla...

    Authors: Najlaa Abdulrahman Alsubeeh, Mayar Abdulsalam AlSaqr, Mohammed Alkarzae and Badi Aldosari

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:59

    Content type: Research

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  24. The relationship between the lateral deviation of chin and the upper and middle facial third asymmetry is still controversial. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the correlation of upper and middle facia...

    Authors: Hyo-Won CHOI, Bola KIM, Jae-Young KIM, Jong-Ki HUH and Kwang-Ho PARK

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:57

    Content type: Research

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  25. Programmed cell death ligand 1 (PD-L1) is an immune checkpoint molecule that attenuates the immune response. PD-L1 contributes to failed antitumor immunity; thereby, blockade of PD-L1 with monoclonal antibody ...

    Authors: Itaru Tojyo, Yukari Shintani, Takashi Nakanishi, Kenjiro Okamoto, Yukihiro Hiraishi, Shigeyuki Fujita, Mayu Enaka, Fuyuki Sato and Yasuteru Muragaki

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:56

    Content type: Research

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  26. Transverse facial clefts are Tessier’s number 7 facial cleft among numbers 1–15 in Tessier’s classification of craniofacial malformations, which varies from a simple widening oral commissure to a complete fiss...

    Authors: Sung-Hyuk Koh, Yeon-Woo Jeong, Jeong Joon Han, Seunggon Jung, Min-Suk Kook, Hee-Kyun Oh and Hong-Ju Park

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:55

    Content type: Case report

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  27. The presence of septa increases the risk of Schneiderian membrane perforation during sinus lift procedure, and therefore, the chance of graft failure increases. We present a safe method of managing septa and, ...

    Authors: Junho Jung, Bo-Yeon Hwang, Byung-Soo Kim and Jung-Woo Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:54

    Content type: Methodology

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  28. The nasal bone is the most protruding bony structure of the facial bones. Nasal bone fracture is the most common facial bone fracture. The high rate of incidence of nasal bone fracture emphasizes the need for ...

    Authors: Byung-Hun Kang, Hyo-Sun Kang, Jeong Joon Han, Seunggon Jung, Hong-Ju Park, Hee-Kyun Oh and Min-Suk Kook

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:53

    Content type: Research

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  29. A compact passive oxide layer can grow on tantalum (Ta). It has been reported that this oxide layer can facilitate bone ingrowth in vivo though the development of bone-like apatite, which promotes hard and sof...

    Authors: Mohammed Mousa Bakri, Sung Ho Lee and Jong Ho Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:52

    Content type: Research

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  30. It has been reported before that the amount of pharyngeal airway space (PAS) significantly decreases following mandibular setback (MS) surgery in patients with mandibular prognathism (MP). Further, MP patients...

    Authors: Kyungjin Lee and Soon Jung Hwang

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:51

    Content type: Research

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  31. Maxillary bone grafts and implantations have increased over recent years despite a lack of maxillary bone quality and quantity. The number of patients referred for oroantral fistula (OAF) due to implant or bon...

    Authors: Jinyoung Park, Byung-do Chun, Uk-Kyu Kim, Na-Rae Choi, Hong-Seok Choi and Dae-Seok Hwang

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:50

    Content type: Research

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  32. The purpose of this study was to review the clinical features of oromaxillofacial infections in patients presenting to a hospital emergency ward, to identify the key factors affecting the requirement for hospi...

    Authors: Jinyoung Park, Jae-Yeol Lee, Dae-Seok Hwang, Yong-Deok Kim, Sang-Hun Shin, Uk-Kyu Kim and Jae-Min Song

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:49

    Content type: Research

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  33. Soft tissue asymmetry such as lip canting or deviation of the philtrum is an important influencing factor for unbalanced facial appearance. Lip canting could be improved by the correction of the occlusal canti...

    Authors: Yewon Joh, Hyun Soo Park, Hoon Joo Yang and Soon Jung Hwang

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:48

    Content type: Research

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  34. Hyaluronic acid (HA) has been applied as a primary biomaterial for temporary soft tissue augmentation and as a carrier for cells and the delivery of growth factors to promote tissue regeneration. Although HA d...

    Authors: Su Yeon Lee, Yongdoo Park and Soon Jung Hwang

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:47

    Content type: Research

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  35. Botulinum toxin (BTX) has various therapeutic indications: bruxism, square jaw, facial wrinkle, oral ulcer and maxillofacial pain, etc. In this paper, we will discuss the effectiveness of using BTX in dental i...

    Authors: Kyung-Hwan Kwon, Kyung Su Shin, Sung Hee Yeon and Dae Gun Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:45

    Content type: Review

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  36. We evaluated the improvement of pain and the increase in mouth opening after temporomandibular joint arthrocentesis and the possible association with various factors such as previous splint treatment, medicati...

    Authors: Chang-Woo Kim, Sung-Jae Lee, Euy-Hyun Kim, Dong-Keon Lee, Mong-Hun Kang, In-Seok Song and Sang-Ho Jun

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:44

    Content type: Research

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  37. Reconstructive surgery is often required for tumors of the oral and maxillofacial region, irrespective of whether they are benign or malignant, the area involved, and the tumor size. Recently, three-dimensiona...

    Authors: Masayuki Takano, Keisuke Sugahara, Masahide Koyachi, Kento Odaka, Satoru Matsunaga, Shinya Homma, Shinichi Abe, Akira Katakura and Takahiko Shibahara

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:43

    Content type: Case report

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  38. Botulinum toxin (BTX) is used in various ways such as temporarily resolving muscular problems in musculoskeletal temporomandibular disorders, inducing a decrease in bruxism through a change in muscular pattern...

    Authors: Kyung-Hwan Kwon, Kyung Su Shin, Sung Hee Yeon and Dae Gun Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:42

    Content type: Review

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  39. The purpose of this study is to discuss the total joint reconstruction surgery for a patient with recurrent ankylosis in bilateral temporomandibular joints (TMJs) using three-dimensional (3D) virtual surgical ...

    Authors: Seung-Hyun Rhee, Seung-Hak Baek, Sang-Hun Park, Jong-Cheol Kim, Chun-Gi Jeong and Jin-Young Choi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:41

    Content type: Case report

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  40. The application of botulinum in oral and maxillofacial surgery begins in 1982, where Jan Carruthers started using it for reducing the muscle mass and smoothing the skin, and since then it has been used for cos...

    Authors: Kyung-Hwan Kwon, Kyung Su Shin, Sung Hee Yeon and Dae Gun Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:38

    Content type: Review

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  41. The purpose of this study was to measure the time of the conventional surgical planning (CSP) and virtual surgical planning (VSP) in orthognathic surgery and to compare them in terms of cost.

    Authors: Si-Yeon Park, Dae-Seok Hwang, Jae-Min Song and Uk-Kyu Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:35

    Content type: Research

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