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Osseointegration and implant stability of extraoral implants in Göttingen Minipigs after irradiation

The aim of this study was to compare the influence of implant surface treatment and irradiation dose on implant stability and osseointegration of 144 extraoral implants in irradiated frontal bone of minipigs.

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By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

An Alternative Route for Entrapped Inferior Orbital Nerve in Orbital Floor Fracture

Cranial Maxillofac Trauma Reconstruction
DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1592090

Orbital floor fractures pose a grave threat for injury to the infraorbital nerve, resulting in the patient suffering from a disturbing paraesthesia. 68 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Surgery: What's New This Month

This month in Scientific American™ Surgery:

  • Pulmonary Insufficiency and Respiratory Failure
  • Preoperative Evaluation of the Vascular Patient
  • Surgical Management of Ulcerative Colitis
  • Chest Wall Procedures
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What's New

Nasal Mucosal Cyst a Clinical and Surgical Dilemma

Abstract

              <p>A mucous cyst is a lesion which can show a wide range of symptoms but is benign and most of them can even appear several months or even years after nasal surgeries. 77 more words
By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Day 23: 3rd checkup

No elastics!

First time I’ve seen my usual consultant since the operation as she was away last week.  It was lovely to see how pleased she was with my progress.   178 more words

ICP Bolts

Intracranial Pressure (ICP) Monitors or Bolts are devices that are used to monitor the Intracranial pressure inside you head.  I have had two or these in the past and both have been different. 794 more words

Hydrocephalus