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Functional reconstruction of the mandible experimental foundations and clinical experience by R. Schmoker

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Published by Springer-Verlag in Berlin, New York .
Written in English


  • Mandible -- Surgery.,
  • Mandibular prosthesis.,
  • Surgery, Experimental.,
  • Mandible -- surgery.,
  • Mandibular Prosthesis.

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Edition Notes

StatementRoland R. Schmoker ; with a foreword by M.E. Müller ; [translator, Terry C. Telger].
LC ClassificationsRD526 .S3613 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2737046M
ISBN 103540104313, 0387104313, 3540173684, 0387173684
LC Control Number86031529

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Functional Reconstruction of the Mandible. Recent results of mandibular reconstruction using this principle were very promising. Distraction devices designed for reconstruction of mandibular bone defects had two forms. The first is a uni-or-multidirectional distraction device mounted on, or combined with reconstruction plate. The aims of mandibular reconstruction are numerous and clearly demonstrate the important structural, functional, and esthetic significance that the mandible plays in the orofacial complex. Attention to plus restoration of each of these crucial parameters has a great . From its beginnings in simple "K wires" to today's sophisticated free flaps and dental implants, the field of mandibular reconstruction continues to undergo dramatic changes. Edited by a world-renowned head and neck surgeon, this book is the first to cover all techniques of mandibular reconstruction and to look at the future of the field/5(2).   Reconstruction of the mandible has evolved significantly over the last 40 years. Early attempts were often disfiguring and wrought with complications but with the introduction of free tissue transfer of well vascularized bone in the ’s there was a significant improvement in outcomes.

  With the help of numerous illustrations, the reader will learn the technical, functional and aesthetic developments since when this technique was first described. Plastic surgeons, otorhinolaryngologists and oral- and maxillofacial surgeons will find this book a valuable guide to the sophisticated principles of jaw reconstruction and how. Surgical reconstruction of mandibular bone defects is a routine procedure for rehabilitation of patients with deformities caused by trauma, infection or tumor resection. The mandible plays a major role in masticatory and phonetic functions, supporting the teeth and . About Book. This atlas deals with the standard technique used for reconstructing the mandible and the maxilla – the fibula flap. The reader will find useful information on all issues that are important in the surgical procedure, including the use of CAD-CAM technology (Computer Assisted Technology), bone synthesis and flap modelling. The goal of this study is to report functional and esthetic outcomes, after fibula free flap (FFF) reconstruction of the mandible for oral cancer, assessed by .

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schmoker, R. (Roland), Functional reconstruction of the mandible. Berlin ; New York: Springer-Verlag, ©   It is therefore not an overstatement to say that a functional and esthetic reconstruction of the mandible following tumor extirpation is of paramount importance to a patient’s very being. Keywords Fibula Flap Mandible Reconstruction Mandatory Norms Aesthetic Reconstruction Posterior Intermuscular Septum. Functional reconstruction Nowadays, functional reconstruction of the mandible following resection or traumatic injury depends on the bony reconstruction that supports dental implants. Endosseous dental implants may improve functional restoration by en-suring the stable dentition essential for normal mastication and speech. The technique of choice for reconstruction of segmental mandibular defects following cancer resection is primary microvascular bone transfer and the favored. Reconstructive and Trauma Surgery book. Facial Plastic, Reconstructive and Trauma Surgery. Reconstruction of Specialized Tissues: The Mandible, Tongue, Pharynx, and Maxilla.