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  1. Content type: Case report

    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

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  2. Content type: Case report

    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

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    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

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  4. Content type: Case report

    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

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  5. Content type: Case report

    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

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  6. Content type: Case report

    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

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  7. Content type: Research

    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

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  8. Content type: Case report

    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

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  9. Content type: Research

    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

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  10. Content type: Case report

    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

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  11. Content type: Research

    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

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  12. Content type: Research

    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

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  13. Content type: Review

    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

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  14. Content type: Research

    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

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  15. Content type: Case report

    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

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  16. Content type: Methodology

    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

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  17. Content type: Research

    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

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  18. Content type: Review

    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

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  19. Content type: Case report

    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

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  20. Content type: Research

    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

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  21. Content type: Case report

    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

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  22. Content type: Research

    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

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  23. Content type: Research

    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

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  24. Content type: Research

    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

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  25. Content type: Case report

    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

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  26. Content type: Case report

    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

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  27. Content type: Research

    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

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  28. 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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  29. 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

  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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