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  1. The sealing of second mandibular temporary molar pits and fissure with the laser of Nd: YAG, phosphoric acid and the glass ionomer cement; Selamento de fossulas e fissura de segundo molar deciduo inferior com laser de Nd: YAG, acido fosforico e cimento de ionomero de vidro

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    Toda, Maria Aparecida

    2003-07-01

    The main of our study was to check the sealing of second mandibular temporary molar pits and fissure, in vitro, with the laser of Nd: YAG, phosphoric acid at 37% and the glass ionomer cement (CIV, Fuji IX GC).The proposal was to check the structural morphologic changes in the laser irradiation upon the enamel surface to watch the pits and fissure sealing with the glass ionomer cement use after the laser irradiation and to verify the efficiency of the 'double conditioning' (phosphoric acid + Nd: YAG). At the same time we watch the evolution of the temperature in the pulp chamber's inside. Our desire was to achieve a therapeutic alternative technic to prevent the dental caries. The Nd: YAG laser parameters were the same: 79 mJ of energy per pulse; frequency of 5 Hz; mean power of 0,4 W; optical fiber on contact of 320 {mu}m diameter; fluency of 99,52 J/ cm{sup 2}, assuming that the only differential was the time of the laser application on the enamel surface. The samples were prepared with this way: Laser Nd: YAG (53 second) + acid + CIV (Fuji IX); Laser Nd: YAG (53 s); Laser Nd: YAG (20 s + 20 s) + acid + CIV; Laser Nd: YAG (20 s + 20 s); Acid + CIV; Control. Through the scanning electron microscopy (MEV) we noticed fusion and resolidification regions due to the laser irradiation and a better adaptation of the glass ionomer cement when we did the 'double conditioning'. Concerning the temperature increase we can conclude that the echeloned period was the best recommended because the temperature was found in a pattern that would not cause any damage to the dental pulp. For future studies we suggest a longer relaxing time between the laser irradiation, a comparative study of this method with other lasers, the use of other sealing materials and the study with the permanent teeth. (author)

  2. Lower Third Molar Region Región del Tercer Molar Inferior

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    Iván Suazo Galdames

    2012-01-01

    The lower third molar region is an important region for the odontostomatological practice, since it presents a great amount of pathological processes related to the development and eruption of the third molar; thus having a considerable number of surgical interventions. Despite its importance, this region is not accounted for in anatomical terminology nor is it described in topographic anatomy; and in spite of the great number of studies that analyze the surgical anatomy of the region, it is ...

  3. Efficiency of Intraligamentary Anesthesia of Inferior Molars for Endodontic Treatment

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    Peycheva K.

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available The periodontal ligament injection appears to be the most consistently reliable in achieving clinically adequate pulpal anaesthesia. Materials and Methods: 130 inferior molar teeth; technique: The tooth was first cleaned with chlorhexidine 0.2% solution. The penetration of the ligament is performed with special intraligamentary needle (30 G - 9, 17,21 mm “sliding” along the side of the tooth, 300º angle between the needle and the tooth, having taken the care of determining support points which will prevent the needle from twisting. The penetration must be deep enough to obtain the seal required for the injection, injection for each root in particular points; volume of solution per root is 0.2-0.4 ml. Results: In 125 cases the technique was absolutely efficient. In only 5 cases with pulpitis chronica ulcerosa there was need for additional intrapulpal anesthesia. Conclusions: The method could be used as a primary anesthetic method for endodontic treatment.

  4. Avaliação ortopantomográfica das angulações mesiodistais de caninos, pré-molares e molares inferiores com e sem a presença dos terceiros molares Panoramic evaluation of the mesiodistal angulations of canine teeth, premolar and inferior molars with and without the presence of the third molars

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    Rodrigo Castellazzi Sella

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVOS: comparar os valores médios normais das angulações mesiodistais dentárias, propostos por Ursi, em 1989, com as angulações mesiodistais de caninos, pré-molares e molares inferiores em indivíduos com e sem a presença dos terceiros molares inferiores e idades entre 18 e 25 anos. Além disso, foram comparados os valores das angulações mesiodistais desses dentes nessas duas situações. MÉTODOS: foram utilizadas 40 radiografias ortopantomográficas de indivíduos, de ambos os gêneros, que não receberam tratamento ortodôntico, divididos em dois grupos: Grupo I, constituído por 20 radiografias que não apresentavam os terceiros molares inferiores; e Grupo II, formado por 20 radiografias com os terceiros molares inferiores presentes. RESULTADOS E CONCLUSÕES: a análise dos resultados e a análise estatística permitiram concluir que ambos os grupos exibiram pré-molares e molares inferiores mais angulados em sentido mesial, quando comparados à oclusão normal. Por outro lado, a angulação mesiodistal de caninos inferiores mostrou-se semelhante àquela apresentada em casos de oclusão normal. Os dois grupos, quando comparados entre si, exibiram semelhantes valores angulares dos caninos, pré-molares e molares inferiores, de modo que a presença dos terceiros molares não exerceu influência sobre essas angulações mesiodistais dentárias.AIM: To compare the normal mean values of the mesiodistal axial angulation, proposed by Ursi in 1989, with the mesiodistal axial angulation of canine teeth, premolar and inferior molars in individuals with and without the presence of the third inferior molars and ages between 18 and 25 years. Besides, the values of the mesiodistal axial angulation of these teeth were compared in these two situations. METHODS: Forty panoramic x-rays were used from individuals of both genders that didn't receive orthodontic treatment, divided in two groups: Group I, constituted by 20 x-rays that didn't present the third inferior molars, and Group II, formed by 20 x-rays with the presence of the third inferior molars. RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: The results analysis and the statistical analysis allowed to conclude that both Groups exhibited inferior premolar and molars more angled in mesial direction when compared to the normal occlusion. On the other hand, the mesiodistal axial angulation of inferior canine teeth was similar to the presented in cases of normal occlusion. The two groups, when compared amongst themselves, exhibited similar angular values of the canine teeth, premolar and inferior molars, so that the presence of the third molars didn't exercise influence on these dental angulations.

  5. Avaliação ortopantomográfica das angulações mesiodistais de caninos, pré-molares e molares inferiores com e sem a presença dos terceiros molares / Panoramic evaluation of the mesiodistal angulations of canine teeth, premolar and inferior molars with and without the presence of the third molars

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    Rodrigo Castellazzi, Sella; Marcos Rogério de, Mendonça; Osmar Aparecido, Cuoghi.

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVOS: comparar os valores médios normais das angulações mesiodistais dentárias, propostos por Ursi, em 1989, com as angulações mesiodistais de caninos, pré-molares e molares inferiores em indivíduos com e sem a presença dos terceiros molares inferiores e idades entre 18 e 25 anos. Além disso, f [...] oram comparados os valores das angulações mesiodistais desses dentes nessas duas situações. MÉTODOS: foram utilizadas 40 radiografias ortopantomográficas de indivíduos, de ambos os gêneros, que não receberam tratamento ortodôntico, divididos em dois grupos: Grupo I, constituído por 20 radiografias que não apresentavam os terceiros molares inferiores; e Grupo II, formado por 20 radiografias com os terceiros molares inferiores presentes. RESULTADOS E CONCLUSÕES: a análise dos resultados e a análise estatística permitiram concluir que ambos os grupos exibiram pré-molares e molares inferiores mais angulados em sentido mesial, quando comparados à oclusão normal. Por outro lado, a angulação mesiodistal de caninos inferiores mostrou-se semelhante àquela apresentada em casos de oclusão normal. Os dois grupos, quando comparados entre si, exibiram semelhantes valores angulares dos caninos, pré-molares e molares inferiores, de modo que a presença dos terceiros molares não exerceu influência sobre essas angulações mesiodistais dentárias. Abstract in english AIM: To compare the normal mean values of the mesiodistal axial angulation, proposed by Ursi in 1989, with the mesiodistal axial angulation of canine teeth, premolar and inferior molars in individuals with and without the presence of the third inferior molars and ages between 18 and 25 years. Beside [...] s, the values of the mesiodistal axial angulation of these teeth were compared in these two situations. METHODS: Forty panoramic x-rays were used from individuals of both genders that didn't receive orthodontic treatment, divided in two groups: Group I, constituted by 20 x-rays that didn't present the third inferior molars, and Group II, formed by 20 x-rays with the presence of the third inferior molars. RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: The results analysis and the statistical analysis allowed to conclude that both Groups exhibited inferior premolar and molars more angled in mesial direction when compared to the normal occlusion. On the other hand, the mesiodistal axial angulation of inferior canine teeth was similar to the presented in cases of normal occlusion. The two groups, when compared amongst themselves, exhibited similar angular values of the canine teeth, premolar and inferior molars, so that the presence of the third molars didn't exercise influence on these dental angulations.

  6. Corticoesteroides y cirugía del tercer molar inferior: Revisión de la literatura / Corticoesteroids and impacted lower third molar surgery: Literature review

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    I, Prieto; A, Prieto-Fenech; A, Bascones Martínez.

    2005-10-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este trabajo es buscar la evidencia disponible con respecto al uso, justificación, efectos secundarios y eficacia de corticosteroides para reducir el dolor e inflamación postoperatorios en la extracción quirúrgica de terceros molares. Queremos saber si en pacientes adultos, es la pres [...] cripción de antiinflamatorios esteroideos además de los antiinflamatorios no esteroideos (AINES), en comparación con la administración única de AINES, más efectiva para mejorar, aliviar o eliminar los síntomas de inflamación y dolor después de la extracción quirúrgica de terceros molares inferiores. En la revisión de la literatura se ha utilizando la base de datos Medline con las palabras clave "esteroides" y "terceros molares" o "Muelas del juicio" y "Cirugía". La búsqueda fue limitada también a estudios en humanos, lengua inglesa y revistas dentales. Abstract in english The aim of this study is searching the available evidence with respect to the use, justification, side effects and efficacy of corticosteroids in reducing pain and swelling after the surgical extraction of impacted lower third molars. We want to investigate if steroidal anti-inflammatories prescript [...] ion in addition to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID), when compared with the exclusive administration of NSAID, is more effective improving, relieving or eradicating symptoms of swelling and pain after the extraction of the impacted lower third molar. We have utilize in this literature review the Medline database with the keywords "steroids" and "Third molars" or "wisdom molars" and "surgery". The search was also limited to humans, English and dental journals.

  7. Má oclusão de Classe I com biprotrusão e ausência dos primeiros molares inferiores Angle Class I malocclusion with bimaxillary dental protrusion and missing mandibular first molars

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    Aldino Puppin Filho

    2011-01-01

    O presente relato de caso descreve o tratamento ortodôntico de uma paciente de 24 anos de idade, portadora de má oclusão de Classe I de Angle, com protrusão dos incisivos superiores e inferiores, além de perda recente dos primeiros molares inferiores. O tratamento idealizado envolveu a exodontia dos primeiros pré-molares superiores, aliada ao fechamento dos espaços presentes na arcada inferior. O resultado obtido demonstra a necessidade de planos de tratamento individualizados e a importância...

  8. Evolución clínica de la pericoronaritis en terceros molares inferiores semirretenidos Clinical evolution of pericoronitis in the third inferior semi-retained molars

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    Felicia C Morejón Álvarez

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available Se realizó un estudio longitudinal, prospectivo, analítico y descriptivo, con el objetivo de determinar la evolución clínica de la pericoronaritis en terceros molares inferiores semirretenidos, patología que aqueja a un porciento elevado de la población, siendo importante su diagnóstico y tratamiento oportuno. Esta investigación se desarrolló en el Hospital General Docente Abel Santamaría Cuadrado, durante el período comprendido de enero a octubre de 2009. La muestra estuvo compuesta por 52 pacientes que asistieron a la consulta de cirugía maxilofacial, por presentar síntomas y signos clínicos propios de la pericoronaritis. Para el análisis estadístico se utilizaron como principales medidas los números absolutos y relativos, y las pruebas no paramétricas de ji cuadrado; se tomó como nivel de significación á-0,005. En los pacientes con pericoronaritis de terceros molares inferiores semirretenidos, la forma serosa fue la más frecuente con un 48%, siendo el dolor moderado el síntoma clínico de mayor incidencia en esta pericoronaritis, no así en la forma supurada, que en el 42,3% existía un dolor severo. Como otros síntomas clínicos presentes, surgieron la inflamación y enrojecimiento del tejido pericoronario en el 100% de los casos, seguido del trismo en un 86,53% y la presencia de pus en un 22%, que se hicieron más notables en la forma supurada de la pericoronaritis.A longitudinal, prospective, analytic and descriptive study was conducted aimed at determining the clinical evolution of pericoronitis in the third inferior semi-retained molars, a pathology that affects a high percent of the population, where the diagnosis and appropriate treatment is very important. This research was carried out from January to October 2009 at "Abel Santamaria Cuadrado" University Hospital. The sample was comprised of 52 patients attending to the oral offices presenting clinical signs and symptoms of pericoronitis. Absolute and relative numbers, parametric chi-square test and the level of significance á- 0,005 were used to perform the statistical analysis. In patients presenting pericoronitis in the third inferior semi-retained molars were found: the serous form that was the most frequent with 48%, being the moderate pain the clinical symptoms that showed the highest incidence in this pericoronitis, that differed from the suppurated which presented 42,3% of severe pain. Other clinical symptoms suggested inflammation and flare of the pericoronary tissue in 100% of the cases, followed by trismus in 86, 53% and the presence of pus (22%, which were more notable in the suppurated form of pericoronitis.

  9. Movimentação de molares inferiores ancorados em mini-parafusos Mandibular molar uprighting, using mini-screw as anchorage

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    Rosana Canteras Di Matteo

    2005-08-01

    Full Text Available Freqüentemente a movimentação ortodôntica exige recursos adicionais de ancoragem. Os mini-parafusos têm-se apresentado como uma possível solução. O propósito deste trabalho foi estabelecer um método para a verticalização de molares inferiores inclinados para mesial, utilizando ancoragem em mini-parafusos colocados na região de linha oblíqüa externa da mandíbula. Foram selecionados três pacientes entre 40 a 48 anos (dois do gênero feminino, um do gênero masculino, com molares inferiores inclinados para mesial e distalmente posicionados às áreas edêntulas. Os pacientes foram tratados ortodonticamente durante um período de 6 a 12 meses, com técnica ortodôntica MD3. Mini-parafusos de titânio foram colocados bilateralmente com anestesia local. Uma incisão sobre a linha oblíqüa externa da mandíbula, medindo aproximadamente 1 cm foi realizada em cada lado, distalmente aos molares inclinados. Após descolamento muco-periosteal, mini-parafusos foram implantados e foram realizadas suturas deixando suas cabeças exteriorizadas. Uma semana após a remoção das suturas, cargas ortodônticas (entre 150 a 200 gramas/força foram aplicadas através de forças elásticas. Verificamos que alguma inflamação foi observada ao redor dos mini-parafusos, mas foi controlada com procedimentos de higienização. O procedimento cirúrgico é simples, podendo ser realizado pelo ortodontista; as formas dimensionais dos mini-parafusos são adequadas e estes são de fácil remoção após uso. Concluímos que o uso de mini-parafusos representa uma alternativa efetiva de ancoragem ortodôntica na verticalização de molares inferiores.Tooth movement frequently requires additional anchorage resources. Mini-screws have been used as a possible solution to this matter. The purpose of this study was to establish a method of mandibular molar uprighting, using mini-screw as anchorage, positioned on the mandibular external oblique line, behind and posterior to the tooth. Three pacients with ages between 40 and 48 years old (two females and one male were selected. The three of them presented mesially tipped molars, positioned posterior to the edentulous areas, on both sides of the mandible. These patients received orthodontic treatment during a period of 6 and 12 months with the MD3 technique. Titanium mini-screws were positioned bilaterally, under local anesthesia. One incision with 1 cm was done in each side of the mandibular external oblique line, distally to the tipped molars. After that, the mini-screws were positioned and sutures were done, leaving the mini-screws heads exposed. After one week, orthodontic loads (between 150 and 200 grams/force were applied to the mini-screws through elastics. A certain degree of inflammation around the mini-screws was noticed, but it was controlled by hygienic procedure. This surgery procedure was simple and could be done easily by the orthodontist. The dimensions and shapes of the mini-screws proved to be appropriate and their removal after the orthodontic movement were done without difficulty. The result was time reduction on the molars uprighting, without side effects on the others teeth. The use of mini-screws seems to be a good alternative for an effective orthodontic anchorage on the uprighting mandibular molars.

  10. [Mandibular third molar extractions with proximity to the inferior alveolar nerve canal: what are the alternatives?].

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    Levi, G; Levin, L

    2014-01-01

    Throughout the evolution, modern diet became softer and led to less attrition and less mesial migration of teeth resulting in an increased incidence of teeth impaction. When a mandibular third molar extraction is indicated, damage to the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) is one of the most important complications. The objective of this review is to provide an overview of the alternative treatment modalities to total removal for a third mandibular molar in cases of proximity to the inferior alveolar nerve. Among the discussed options are: Orthodontic intervention to slowly move the tooth apex away from the mandibular canal and thus reducing the potential for neural injury during extraction; staged approached involving removal of the mesial portion of the crown creating a space for mesial migration of the teeth; and Coronectomy which include removing of the tooth crown while leaving the root undisturbed. PMID:24654497

  11. Sintesi sulla morfometria del primo molare inferiore nel gruppo Microtus (Terricola) savii

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    Armando Nappi; Sophie Montuire; Patrick Brunet-Lecomte

    2003-01-01

    Microtus (Terricola) savii è distribuito su quasi tutta la penisola italiana e la Sicilia. La sottospecie brachycercus, descritta su esemplari della Sila (Calabria), risulta essere buona specie da studi cromosomici. È stata testata la morfometria del primo molare inferiore tramite 27 variabili considerando 55 (di cui 2 fossili) popolazioni di M. savii (1351 denti) e 7 di Terricola calabresi (221 denti). Se il ...

  12. Precisão e confiabilidade de um localizador apical na odontometria de molares inferiores: estudo in vitro

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    BritoJúnior, Manoel et al.

    2007-01-01

    O coeficiente de correlação linear de Pearson revelou alta concorcândia inter–operadores e intraoperadores. Para comparação do CT1, CT2 e CT3 foi aplicado o Teste t de Student para amostras pareadas (p < 0,05, que não mostrou diferenças significativas entre todas as medidas odontométricas para os canais radiculares MV (p = 0,22 e D (p = 0,94. Portanto, o LAE testado mostrou-se preciso e confiável na determinação da odontometria de molares inferiores.

  13. Valoración de la presencia y estado de erupción del tercer molar inferior en las fracturas del ángulo mandibular

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    José Manuel Díaz Fernández

    1998-12-01

    Full Text Available Se realizó un estudio prospectivo de 176 pacientes con fractura de mandíbula en el Servicio de Cirugía Maxilofacial del Hospital Provincial Docente «Saturnino Lora» de Santiago de Cuba, durante los años 1990-1995, con la finalidad de analizar la posible interrelación entre las fracturas del ángulo y la presencia y estado de erupción del tercer molar inferior. Se pudo comprobar que la incidencia de dichas fracturas era de gran significación cuando los terceros molares inferiores no erupcionados se hallaban presentes, que había una predisposición más marcada a la fractura del ángulo cuando ésta se producía bilateralmente, así como también que el tercer molar inferior no erupcionado debilitaba el ángulo de la mandíbula, tanto cualitativa como cuantitativamente; o sea, se demostró una relación directa entre la cantidad de espacio óseo ocupado por el tercer molar inferior no erupcionado y la debilidad del área del hueso.A prospective study was performed in 176 patients presenting mandibular factures, treated in Maxillofacial Surgery Service of «Saturnino Lora» Teaching Provincial Hospital, Santiago de Cuba (1990-1995, to analyse possible interrelation between angle fractures and presence and state of eruption of inferior third molars. We check out that incidence of such fractures was significant when non-erupted inferior third molars were present, a remarkable predisposition against angle fracture when this one was bilateral, as well as that non-erupted inferior third molars weakened mandibular angle, both qualitatively as quantitatively; that is, a direct relationship between amount of bone space, occupied by non erupted inferior third molar and weakness of bone area was proved.

  14. Valoración de la presencia y estado de erupción del tercer molar inferior en las fracturas del ángulo mandibular

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    José Manuel, Díaz Fernández; Ricardo, Pérez Arredondo; María de los A., Rodríguez Pérez; Maribel, Ruiz Pérez.

    1998-12-01

    Full Text Available Se realizó un estudio prospectivo de 176 pacientes con fractura de mandíbula en el Servicio de Cirugía Maxilofacial del Hospital Provincial Docente «Saturnino Lora» de Santiago de Cuba, durante los años 1990-1995, con la finalidad de analizar la posible interrelación entre las fracturas del ángulo y [...] la presencia y estado de erupción del tercer molar inferior. Se pudo comprobar que la incidencia de dichas fracturas era de gran significación cuando los terceros molares inferiores no erupcionados se hallaban presentes, que había una predisposición más marcada a la fractura del ángulo cuando ésta se producía bilateralmente, así como también que el tercer molar inferior no erupcionado debilitaba el ángulo de la mandíbula, tanto cualitativa como cuantitativamente; o sea, se demostró una relación directa entre la cantidad de espacio óseo ocupado por el tercer molar inferior no erupcionado y la debilidad del área del hueso. Abstract in english A prospective study was performed in 176 patients presenting mandibular factures, treated in Maxillofacial Surgery Service of «Saturnino Lora» Teaching Provincial Hospital, Santiago de Cuba (1990-1995), to analyse possible interrelation between angle fractures and presence and state of eruption of i [...] nferior third molars. We check out that incidence of such fractures was significant when non-erupted inferior third molars were present, a remarkable predisposition against angle fracture when this one was bilateral, as well as that non-erupted inferior third molars weakened mandibular angle, both qualitatively as quantitatively; that is, a direct relationship between amount of bone space, occupied by non erupted inferior third molar and weakness of bone area was proved.

  15. Efecto del tratamiento quirúrgico de los terceros molares inferiores sobre el síndrome de disfunción temporomandibular

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    José Manuel Díaz Fernández

    1996-08-01

    Full Text Available Se realizó una investigación con la finalidad de determinar el efecto del tratamiento quirúrgico de los terceros molares inferiores no erupcionados sobre el síndrome de disfunción temporomandibular en 44 estudiantes, a quienes les efectuaron estudios clinicoestomatognáticos durante los períodos preoperatorio y posoperatorio. El índice de disfunción de Helkimo arrojó disfunción ligera en el 55 % y moderada en el resto durante la fase preoperatoria, mientras que el examen posoperatorio reveló disfunción ligera en el 45 % y moderada o severa en el 55 %. Se comprobaron notables cambios en el rango del movimiento mandibular durante la apertura bucal máxima y en los movimientos de lateralidad de la mandíbula.An investigation was conducted with the aim of determining the effect of surgical treatment of unerupted lower third molars on the temporomandibular joint dysfunction syndrome in 44 students who underwent clinical and stomatognathic studies during the preoperative and postoperative period. The index of Helkimo's dysfunction yielded a mild dysfunction in 55 % of cases, and a moderate dysfunction in the remaining patients during the preoperative phase, while the postoperative examination revealed a mild dysfunction in 45 % of patients and a moderate to severe dysfunction in 55 % of cases. Remarkable changes were proved regarding the rank of mandibular movement during maximum oral opening and in lateral movements of the jaw.

  16. Má oclusão de Classe I com biprotrusão e ausência dos primeiros molares inferiores / Angle Class I malocclusion with bimaxillary dental protrusion and missing mandibular first molars

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    Aldino, Puppin Filho.

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available O presente relato de caso descreve o tratamento ortodôntico de uma paciente de 24 anos de idade, portadora de má oclusão de Classe I de Angle, com protrusão dos incisivos superiores e inferiores, além de perda recente dos primeiros molares inferiores. O tratamento idealizado envolveu a exodontia dos [...] primeiros pré-molares superiores, aliada ao fechamento dos espaços presentes na arcada inferior. O resultado obtido demonstra a necessidade de planos de tratamento individualizados e a importância dos conceitos biomecânicos para movimentar adequadamente os dentes. Esse caso clínico foi apresentado à Diretoria do Board Brasileiro de Ortodontia e Ortopedia Facial (BBO), representando a categoria livre escolha, como parte dos requisitos para obtenção do título de Diplomado pelo BBO. Abstract in english This case report describes the orthodontic treatment of a 24-year-old patient presenting with Angle Class I malocclusion, bimaxillary dental protrusion and recent loss of mandibular molars. Treatment involved extraction of the maxillary first premolars and closing of mandibular first molar spaces. T [...] reatment outcomes demonstrate the need for individualized treatment planning and highlight the key role played by biomechanical concepts in achieving proper orthodontic tooth movement. This case was presented to the Brazilian Board of Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics (BBO) as representative of the free choice category in partial fulfillment of the requirements for obtaining the BBO Diploma.

  17. Má oclusão de Classe I com biprotrusão e ausência dos primeiros molares inferiores Angle Class I malocclusion with bimaxillary dental protrusion and missing mandibular first molars

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    Aldino Puppin Filho

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available O presente relato de caso descreve o tratamento ortodôntico de uma paciente de 24 anos de idade, portadora de má oclusão de Classe I de Angle, com protrusão dos incisivos superiores e inferiores, além de perda recente dos primeiros molares inferiores. O tratamento idealizado envolveu a exodontia dos primeiros pré-molares superiores, aliada ao fechamento dos espaços presentes na arcada inferior. O resultado obtido demonstra a necessidade de planos de tratamento individualizados e a importância dos conceitos biomecânicos para movimentar adequadamente os dentes. Esse caso clínico foi apresentado à Diretoria do Board Brasileiro de Ortodontia e Ortopedia Facial (BBO, representando a categoria livre escolha, como parte dos requisitos para obtenção do título de Diplomado pelo BBO.This case report describes the orthodontic treatment of a 24-year-old patient presenting with Angle Class I malocclusion, bimaxillary dental protrusion and recent loss of mandibular molars. Treatment involved extraction of the maxillary first premolars and closing of mandibular first molar spaces. Treatment outcomes demonstrate the need for individualized treatment planning and highlight the key role played by biomechanical concepts in achieving proper orthodontic tooth movement. This case was presented to the Brazilian Board of Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics (BBO as representative of the free choice category in partial fulfillment of the requirements for obtaining the BBO Diploma.

  18. Variations of interleukin-6 after surgical removal of lower third molars / Variaciones de la interleuquina-6 tras la cirugía del tercer molar inferior

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    Carmen, López Carriches; José Mª, Martínez-González; Manuel, Donado Rodríguez.

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available Objetivos: Determinar si tras la cirugía del tercer molar inferior se produce una liberación de interleuquina-6 (IL-6) y comparar la cantidad de IL-6 en pacientes que tomaron AINES y en aquellos que tomaron glucocorticoides. Diseño del estudio: Estudio prospectivo sobre 73 pacientes sometidos a la e [...] xtracción quirúrgica de los terceros molares inferiores. Fueron divididos en dos grupos: De diclofenaco y de metilprednisolona. Se recogieron muestras de fluído crevicular gingival para valorar la liberación de interleuquina-6 tras la cirugía. Se usó el programa estadístico BMDP para hacer un amplio tratamiento de los datos. Resultados: Los niveles de IL-6 se elevaron tras la cirugía del tercer molar inferior permaneciendo elevados al séptimo día del postoperatorio, elevándose más a las 24 horas en el grupo de diclofenaco siendo esta diferencia significativa (0,008). Conclusiones: La IL-6 se eleva tras la cirugía del tercer molar inferior, presentando diferente comportamiento en los dos grupos de estudio. Abstract in english Objectives: To determine if there is a release of IL-6 after surgical removal of lower third molars and to compare the amount of IL-6 in patients treated with NSAID and in those treated with glucocorticoids. Study Design: Prospective study on 73 patients who attended the Oral Surgery Unit (Departmen [...] t of Medicine and Oral Surgery) in the Faculty of Odontology of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid for the surgical removal of their lower third molars. These patients were separated into two groups: the diclofenac group and the methylprednisolone group. A record card was completed with preoperative and postoperative epidemiological and clinic data. Samples of gingival crevicular fluid were collected in order to assess the release of interleukin-6 after surgery. In order to make a broad study of data, the BMDP program was used for statistical analysis. Results: Levels of IL-6 were higher after surgical extraction of lower third molars and remained high until the seventh day after. Levels were higher in the diclofenac group 24 hours after surgery, the difference was significant (0.008). Conclusions: IL-6 is higher after surgical extraction of lower third molars, behaving differently in each of the groups.

  19. Una rara complicación en la extracción del tercer molar inferior incluido: Caso clínico A rare complication during the extraction of the included inferior third molar: Case report

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    S. Aboul-Hosn Centenero

    2009-10-01

    Full Text Available Presentamos una rara complicación ocurrida tras el intento de extracción del tercer molar incluido en una consulta odontológica bajo anestesia local. El paciente requirió ingreso en el servicio de urgencias para la extracción, de forma urgente, de la pieza a través de un abordaje cervical bajo anestesia general e intubación nasaotraqueal por desplazamiento de la pieza hacia la fosa submandibular durante el intento de extracción ambulatoria. El paciente presentó signos evidentes de inflamación en la región submandibular con desplazamiento de la vía aérea hacia el lado opuesto. Las complicaciones derivadas de la cirugía del tercer molar son, en algunos casos, mortales y pueden aparecer tras un acto quirúrgico aparentemente de bajo riesgo. Estas complicaciones han sido ampliamente descritas en la literatura. Aún así consideramos importante el presentar complicaciones poco frecuentes en la cirugía del tercer molar ya que esto nos permitirá conocerlas y ofrecer la mejor solución en cada caso.We present a rare complication that appeared after an attempt to extract the included third molar with local anaesthesia at the odontologist office. The patient was admitted to the emergency room to have the tooth removed cervically under general anaesthesia and nasotracheal tubation because of its movement towards the submandibular fossa during the ambulatory extraction attempt. The patient showed evident signs of swelling in submandibular region and the airway was displaced towards the opposite side. The resulting complications from the third molar surgery are, in some cases, mortal and can occur after an apparently low risk surgery. These complications have been thoroughly described in literature. Still, we consider it important to describe infrequent complications of third molar surgery because it will allow us to know more about them and offer the best solution in every case.

  20. Cleaning and decompression of inferior alveolar canal to treat dysesthesia and paresthesia following endodontic treatment of a third molar

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    Rudy Scala

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    Full Text Available Endodontic overfilling involving the mandibular canal may cause an injury of the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN. We report a case of disabling dysesthesia and paresthesia of a 70-year-old man after endodontic treatment of his mandibular left third molar that caused leakage of root canal filling material into the mandibular canal. After radiographic evaluation, extraction of the third molar and distal osteotomy, a surgical exploration was performed and followed by removal of the material and decompression of the IAN. The patient reported an improvement in sensation and immediate disappearance of dysesthesia already from the first postoperative day.

  1. Evaluation of accessory furcation canals of permanent mandibular molars using radiography and clearing / Avaliação do canal cavo-interradicular em molares inferiores permanentes através de Rx e diafanização

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    Leandro José Corrêa, Harb; Fernanda Lavarda, Ramos; Carine Weber, Pires; Maria Gabriela Pereira de, Carvalho; Katia Olmedo, Braun.

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar a presença do canal cavo-interradicular em molares inferiores permanentes através de radiografias e diafanização. METODOLOGIA: A amostra foi constituída por 344 molares inferiores re-hidratados, preparados e armazenados individualmente em recipientes de vidro. A presença do canal c [...] avo-interradicular foi investigada por um único operador treinado usando lupa (4x) para as radiografias e microscópio óptico odontológico (30x) para as amostras diafanizadas. Microscopia eletrônica de varredura (MEV) foi usada para verificar diferenças morfológicas do assoalho pulpar. RESULTADOS: A análise radiográfica mostrou que 9% das amostras tinham uma zona levemente radiolúcida, 2% mostravam uma imagem sugestiva, e 89% das amostras não tinham nenhuma evidência. Pela diafanização, o canal não foi encontrado nas amostras avaliadas. Pela MEV, as amostras recém extraídas mostraram com canalículos dentinários uniformes; as demais apresentaram pequenos sítios com canalículos uniformes. CONCLUSÃO: O exame radiográfico não foi o melhor método de diagnóstico; a diafanização é um excelente método avaliativo, pois permite a visualização tridimensional da anatomia interna dental em pesquisas in vitro. Abstract in english PURPOSE: To evaluate the presence of furcation canals of permanent mandibular teeth using radiography and a clearing technique. METHODS: The sample comprised 344 extracted mandibular molars. The presence of furcation canals was assessed by a single trained observer using magnifying lens (4x) for the [...] dental radiographs and a dental optical microscope (30x) for the cleared specimens. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) was used to evaluate morphological differences in the pulp chamber floor. RESULTS: Radiographs showed that 9% of the specimens had radiolucent areas, 2% had an image that suggested a canal, and 89% had no abnormal findings. Clearing techniques did not show any accessory canal. SEM images revealed dentin tubules in recently extracted teeth; the other specimens had small areas with dentin tubules. CONCLUSION: Radiography was not better than the clearing technique to diagnose furcation canals. The clearing technique can provide three-dimensional visualization of the internal tooth anatomy for in vitro studies.

  2. Sintesi sulla morfometria del primo molare inferiore nel gruppo Microtus (Terricola savii

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    Armando Nappi

    2003-10-01

    Full Text Available Microtus (Terricola savii è distribuito su quasi tutta la penisola italiana e la Sicilia. La sottospecie brachycercus, descritta su esemplari della Sila (Calabria, risulta essere buona specie da studi cromosomici. È stata testata la morfometria del primo molare inferiore tramite 27 variabili considerando 55 (di cui 2 fossili popolazioni di M. savii (1351 denti e 7 di Terricola calabresi (221 denti. Se il numero di denti risultava basso si sono raggruppate più popolazioni quando possibile. Sugli assi dell?analisi discriminante è interessante notare come, benché vi siano somiglianze tra popolazioni che seguono una logica geografica, altre popolazioni vicine geograficamente risultano molto distanti dal punto di vista morfologico e somigliano per contro a popolazioni differenti sia per posizione geografica che situazioni ecologiche. È noto nelle arvicole il fenomeno per il quale una determinata specie, oltre ai morfotipi dentari ad essa tipici, ne possiede altri simili se non identici a quelli di altre specie (serie di Vavilov. Lo stesso fenomeno è osservabile a livello di popolazione nello studio da noi effettuato. Interessanti anche le posizioni marginali di alcune popolazioni come Lotrago di Romagnano (VR, Zelarino (VE, Valle Millecampi (VE, Nonantola (MO, Imola-Romitorio (BO/RA, Monti della Tolfa (RM, Torre del Greco (NA, Melissano (LE, Monteparano (TA, Fontasala (TP, Roccapalumba (PA. Considerando infine nell?insieme tutte le popolazioni di savii e Terricola calabresi, dall?analisi della varianza si riscontrano differenze significative in: lunghezza relativa della parte anteriore (p<0.0001; med 51.126 sav, 50.324 cal, inclinazione rombo pitimiano (p<0.0001; med -0.018 sav, ?0.043 cal, strozzatura cappio anteriore (p<0.0001; med 25.694 sav, 29.704 cal, V6/V21 (p<0.0001; med 2.582 sav, 2.509 cal, (V10-V9/V6 (p<0.0001; med 13.915 sav, 13.040 cal, (V12-V10/V6 (p<0.0001; med 2.180 sav, 2.678 cal, (V12-V11/V6 (p 0.0080; med 15.788 sav, 15.504 cal; (V18-V17/V21*100 (p<0.0001; med ?5.149 sav, ?8.503 cal, (V19- V17/V21*100 (p 0.0043; med 2.161 sav, 2.658 cal, spessore rombo pitimiano (p<0.0001; med 0.159 sav, 0.170 cal; V26/V27 (p 0.0005; med 37.773 sav, 38.326 cal, non significative invece le differenze nella lunghezza totale (p 0.4209, (V11- V9/V6 (p 0.3558, (V20-V19/V21*100 (p 6579. Sugli assi discriminanti la separazione tra i due gruppi non è molto evidente, solo sugli assi 1 e 3 le popolazioni calabresi (eccetto Belvedere Sup. CZ hanno una posizione un po? più marginale.

  3. Incidencia de las extracciones del primer molar inferior permanente en los ruidos articulares / Permanent lower first molar extraction incidence in articular noises

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    María Julia, López Vallejos; Carlos Eduardo, Buffil; María Mercedes, González.

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    Full Text Available Los ruidos articulares se presentan frecuentemente en la práctica diaria odontológica, algunos son audibles a simple oído y en otros casos es necesario tener entrenado el oído ya que pueden resultar imperceptibles. Mediante un examen clínico y desarrollo de un protocolo destinado especialmente para [...] la articulación temporomandibular (ATM), los odontólogos registraron los datos en fichas individuales. Además se registraron los datos relacionados con la frecuencia de aparición según el sexo y la edad. Los resultados demostraron que la extracción prematura del primer molar inferior permanente no incide en la aparición de ruidos articulares. Abstract in english Articular noises are frequently present in the daily dental practice. Some are easily discernible, nevertheless, in some other cases a trained ear might be necessary to perceive them since they might be imperceptible. In the present study, by means of a physical examination and development of a spec [...] ifically TMJ-designed (temporomandibular joint) protocol dentists recorded data in individual files. Data related to onset frequency according to age and gender were equally recorded. Results revealed the fact that premature extraction of the permanent lower first molar did not bear influence on the onset of articular noises.

  4. Clinical efficacy of computed tomography and coronectomy for prevention of postoperative inferior alveolar nerve injury occurring after impacted mandibular third molar surgery

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    Our aim was to evaluate the clinical efficacy of computed tomography and coronectomy for preventing postoperative inferior alveolar nerve injury after impacted mandibular third molar surgery. Among the patients who visited Kawasaki Medical School Hospital between January 2009 and December 2010, 12 patients with high-risk signs of inferior alveolar nerve injury on panoramic imaging were examined for the extraction of impacted mandibular third molar by computed tomography (CT). CT examinations were performed in order to examine the relationship between the root apex of impacted mandibular third molar and inferior alveolar canal for 16 teeth. Based on the imaging findings, the patients were informed about treatment methods and their consent was obtained. We compared the CT and panoramic findings and discussed the relationship between the impacted third molar and the inferior alveolar nerve. Medical records were also examined for the presence of abnormal postoperative complications. Interruption of the cortical white line of the inferior alveolar canal was identified in 13 panoramic radiographs, and bending of the inferior alveolar canal was observed in 2 panoramic radiographs. CT findings indicated type 2 inferior alveolar nerve proximity in 13 teeth, and there was no proximity in 3 teeth. The observation was selected in 10 teeth showing nerve proximity in CT findings. Traditional third molar removal was performed for the 3 teeth with no nerve proximity. Coronectomy was performed in 3 teeth with nerve proximity. The clinical course was uneventful. To prevent inferior alveolar nerve injury, coronectomy may be a better means of removing the crown of an impacted third molar while leaving the roots intact, in cases where teeth might be in proximity with the inferior alveolar nerve. (author)

  5. Anatomic relationship between impacted third mandibular molar and the mandibular canal as the risk factor of inferior alveolar nerve injury.

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    Xu, Guang-zhou; Yang, Chi; Fan, Xin-Dong; Yu, Chuang-Qi; Cai, Xie-Yi; Wang, Yong; He, DongMei

    2013-12-01

    Our aim was to explore the relation between the site of the mandibular canal and neurosensory impairment after extraction of impacted mandibular third molars. We organised a retrospective study of 537 extractions in 318 patients in which the affected tooth was intersected by the mandibular canal. This was verified by cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT), and we analysed the relation between the site of the canal and the likelihood of injury to the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) after extraction of the third molar. The relation between the position of the root of the tooth and the mandibular canal was categorised into 4 groups: I=root above the canal; II=on the buccal side; III=on the lingual side; and IV=between the roots. The overall rate of neurosensory impairment after extraction was 6% (33/537). It occurred in 9/272 patients (3%) in group 1, 16/86 (19%) in group II, and in 8/172 (5%) in group III. There was no neurosensory impairment in group IV where the canal was between the roots. There were significant differences between group II and groups I and III (pthird molars intersect with the mandibular canal, particularly on its buccal side. PMID:23411471

  6. Distalização de segundo molar inferior impactado através da utilização de ancoragem esquelética com miniplaca: relato de caso Distalization of impacted mandibular second molar using miniplates for skeletal anchorage: case report

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    Belini Freire-Maia

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    Full Text Available O presente estudo consiste no relato de um caso onde a distalização do segundo molar inferior impactado do lado direito foi obtida através da ancoragem esquelética com o uso de miniplaca. A verticalização dos segundos molares inferiores impactados, durante muito tempo, colocou-se como um grande desafio para ortodontistas e cirurgiões bucais devido à escassez de recursos de ancoragem destinados para esse fim. A utilização da ancoragem esquelética foi iniciada na clínica ortodôntica em meados dos anos 80 e, desde então, diversas modalidades têm sido desenvolvidas para esse princípio, como a utilização de mini-implantes, implantes dentários e, finalmente, miniplacas, que foram testadas e apresentaram resultados animadores. O assunto é relevante para ortodontistas e cirurgiões bucais, uma vez que o uso das miniplacas pode influir de forma significativa no tratamento de molares inferiores impactados.This study describes a case with an impacted right mandibular second molar which was distalized using miniplates for skeletal anchorage. Uprighting impacted mandibular second molars has been a great challenge for orthodontists and oral surgeons because of the scarcity of anchorage options. Skeletal anchorage was first used in clinical orthodontics in the middle of the 1980s. Since then, several devices have been developed for that purpose, such as mini-screws, tooth implants and, lately, miniplates, which have been tested and showed encouraging results. This topic is relevant for orthodontists and oral surgeons because the use of miniplates may significantly change the treatment of impacted mandibular molars.

  7. Avaliação radiográfica do comportamento dos terceiros molares inferiores em pacientes tratados ortodonticamente com e sem extrações de primeiros pré-molares Radiographic evaluation of the behavior of lower third molars in patients that were orthodontically treated with and without first premolars extractions

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    Reinaldo Roberto Hauy; Osmar Aparecido Cuoghi; Marcos Rogério de Mendonça

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    OBJETIVO: o presente trabalho objetivou avaliar as alterações ocorridas nas posições dos terceiros molares inferiores em pacientes tratados ortodonticamente com extrações dos primeiros pré-molares. METODOLOGIA: utilizou-se 80 ortopantomografias, obtidas no pré e pós-tratamento ortodôntico corretivo de 40 pacientes, divididos em dois grupos. O grupo 1 constou de 20 pacientes (13 femininos e 7 masculinos) que se submeteram a tratamento ortodôntico com extrações de primeiros pré-molares. O grupo...

  8. Comparación del postoperatorio de dos colgajos en cirugía de terceros molares inferiores Post operative comparison of two flap designs in lower third molar surgery

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    G. Laissle Casas del Valle

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available La cirugía de terceros molares constituye en la práctica de la cirugía oral y maxilofacial, una de las intervenciones más realizadas. Las indicaciones son variadas, desde medidas profilácticas hasta grandes lesiones osteolíticas. Algunas de las consecuencias después de dicha intervención son; edema, trismus y dolor postoperatorio. En la técnica quirúrgica, el colgajo cobra gran importancia a la hora de minimizar estas consecuencias. El objetivo del presente estudio es evaluar el postoperatorio de la cirugía de terceros molares mandibulares incluidos, utilizando un colgajo lineal en un lado y un colgajo triangular en el otro lado del mismo paciente. Se realizó un estudio prospectivo en 15 pacientes de la Facultad de Odontología de la Universidad Mayor. Se tomaron registros fotográficos estandarizados y se midió la apertura bucal máxima pre-quirúrgica de cada paciente. Se registró el edema, la limitación de apertura bucal y el dolor a las 48 horas y a los 7 días, además del tiempo intraoperatorio. Todos los datos fueron analizados estadísticamente. No existen diferencias significativas en el edema, limitación de la apertura ni dolor al utilizar ambos colgajos. Tampoco existe correlación entre el tiempo operatorio y las tres variables estudiadas. El postoperatorio de la cirugía de terceros molares mandibulares incluidos es similar al utilizar un colgajo lineal o un colgajo triangular. El cirujano puede optar por uno o el otro indistintamente, según su preferencia.One of the most common procedures in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is third molar surgery. From prophylactic measures to large osteolytic lesions, there are various indications. Some of the consequences of this procedure are; edema, trismus and postoperative pain. Flap design is an important feature of surgical technique that plays a vital role in minimizing these consequences. The objective of this study is a post operative evaluation of included third molar jaw surgery using a linear flap on one side and a triangular flap on the other side of the same patient. A prospective study of 15 patients from the Dentistry College at the Major University was carried out. Before surgery standard photos were taken and maximum oral opening was measured for each patient. The edema, maximum oral opening and pain were measured 48 hours and 7 days after surgery. All of the data were analyzed statistically. There are no significant differences in the edema, ability to open the mouth or the level of pain using the two types of flap. There also is no correlation between the operation time and the three variables studied. The postoperative edema, pain and trismus after included third molar surgery are similar when using linear or triangular flap designs. The surgeon can choose one or the other indistinctly, according to his/her preference.

  9. Validity of the vertical tube-shift method in determining the relationship between the mandibular third molar roots and the inferior alveolar nerve canal

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    Objectives To assess the validity of the vertical tube-shift method using intraoral periapical radiography (IOPAR) for determining the relationship between the mandibular third molar roots and the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) canal in comparison with cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). Materials and Methods Fifty impacted mandibular third molars were analyzed using the IOPAR vertical tube-shift method and CBCT. The relationship of the IAN canal to the impacted mandibular third molar was recorded as buccal, lingual or in line with the apex and was compared with CBCT findings. The sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value (PPV), and negative predictive value (NPV) of the vertical tube-shift method in depicting the relationship (buccal/lingual/in line with the apex) of the IAN canal to the third molar root apex was calculated. Results The sensitivity and specificity PPV and NPV of the IOPAR vertical tube-shift technique was found to be highest for a lingual relationship (100%) followed by buccal (94.4%, 92.3%, 97.1%, and 85.7%) and in line with the apex relationship (88.9%, 95.0%, 80.0%, and 97.4%) of the IAN canal with the third molar root apex, respectively. A statistically significant association was observed between the IOPAR vertical tube-shift method and the CBCT with a P-value <0.01. Conclusion The vertical tube-shift method can be used as an effective diagnostic tool in assessing the relationship of the IAN canal to the third molar root apex with high sensitivity, specificity, PPV, and NPV. PMID:25922817

  10. Diagnostic Accuracy of Panoramic Radiography in Determining the Position of Impacted Third Molars in Relation to the Inferior Dental Canal Compared with Surgery

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    F Ezoddini Ardakani

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Background/Objective: Extraction of the third lower molar tooth is one of the common surgical procedures that may lead to the damage of the infra-alveolar nerve. This damage could be related to deep impacted third molar teeth and roots close to the mandibular canal. Therefore, the radiography evaluation of the position of this tooth in relation to the inferior dental canal is important before surgery."nPatients and Methods: In this cross-sectional descriptive study, 59 patients who were referred to maxillofacial surgeons for third molar tooth surgery, and had a panoramic radiography were enrolled into the study. The positions of the impacted teeth in the panoramic radiography were determined according to their relation to the mandibular canal and were reported as five different subgroups (A, B, C, D and E. Cases which were not classified in any of these subgroups were considered as F. The surgeon also determined the position of the impacted teeth after surgery based on the mentioned classification. To assess the correlation of the data, Kappa analysis was used."nResults: Kappa statistics for agreement between radiography and surgery was 0.85 (p<0.001."nConclusion: According to this study, radiological assessment before third molar tooth surgery can reduce the risk of conceivable damage to the canal and nerve. It is recommended to consider the radiologists opinion before surgery.    

  11. Electromyographic Study of the Masseter Muscle after Lower Third Molar Surgery Estudio Electromiográfico del Músculo Masetero tras Cirugía de Tercer Molar Inferior

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    Tarley Eloy Pessoa de Barros

    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available Third molar extraction surgery is one of the most frequently performed procedures in the areas of buccal-maxillofacial traumatology and surgery. The post-surgery evolution was evaluated based on the clinical evidence obtained so far. The objective of this study was to analyze the post-surgery clinical evolution of the masseter muscle by means of surface electromyography, to evaluate muscle activity. Four analyses were performed: one pre-surgery, to register the normal activity, and three in post-surgery: on the 7th, 14th and 21st postoperative days, in a sample of 30 patients. On the 21st day, there was near normal recovery of the electrical signal of the masseter in women, but in men this activity did not reach normal levels. Surface electromyography is a safe and reliable tool for post-surgery evolution control of masseter function.La cirugía de extracción del tercer molar es uno de los procedimientos realizados con mayor frecuencia en las áreas de traumatología y cirugía buco-maxilofacial. La evolución post-quirúrgica fue evaluada sobre la base de la evidencia clínica obtenida hasta el momento. El objetivo de este estudio fue analizar la evolución clínica post-operatoria del músculo masetero por medio de electromiografía de superficie, para evaluar la actividad muscular. Fueron realizados cuatro análisis: uno previo a la cirugía, para registrar la actividad normal, y tres en la post-quirúrgica: en el día del 7, 14 y 21 postoperatorio, en una muestra de 30 pacientes. El día 21, hubo recuperación cercana a la normal de la señal eléctrica del músculo masetero en las mujeres, pero en los hombres esta actividad no alcanzó los niveles normales. La electromiografía de superficie es una herramienta segura y fiable para el control de la evolución post-quirúrgica de la función del músculo masetero.

  12. Electromyographic Study of the Masseter Muscle after Lower Third Molar Surgery / Estudio Electromiográfico del Músculo Masetero tras Cirugía de Tercer Molar Inferior

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    Tarley Eloy Pessoa de, Barros; Gabriel Denser, Campolongo; Reginaldo Perilo de, Oliveira; Nilton, Alves; Reinaldo José de, Oliveira.

    2011-03-01

    Full Text Available La cirugía de extracción del tercer molar es uno de los procedimientos realizados con mayor frecuencia en las áreas de traumatología y cirugía buco-maxilofacial. La evolución post-quirúrgica fue evaluada sobre la base de la evidencia clínica obtenida hasta el momento. El objetivo de este estudio fue [...] analizar la evolución clínica post-operatoria del músculo masetero por medio de electromiografía de superficie, para evaluar la actividad muscular. Fueron realizados cuatro análisis: uno previo a la cirugía, para registrar la actividad normal, y tres en la post-quirúrgica: en el día del 7, 14 y 21 postoperatorio, en una muestra de 30 pacientes. El día 21, hubo recuperación cercana a la normal de la señal eléctrica del músculo masetero en las mujeres, pero en los hombres esta actividad no alcanzó los niveles normales. La electromiografía de superficie es una herramienta segura y fiable para el control de la evolución post-quirúrgica de la función del músculo masetero. Abstract in english Third molar extraction surgery is one of the most frequently performed procedures in the areas of buccal-maxillofacial traumatology and surgery. The post-surgery evolution was evaluated based on the clinical evidence obtained so far. The objective of this study was to analyze the post-surgery clinic [...] al evolution of the masseter muscle by means of surface electromyography, to evaluate muscle activity. Four analyses were performed: one pre-surgery, to register the normal activity, and three in post-surgery: on the 7th, 14th and 21st postoperative days, in a sample of 30 patients. On the 21st day, there was near normal recovery of the electrical signal of the masseter in women, but in men this activity did not reach normal levels. Surface electromyography is a safe and reliable tool for post-surgery evolution control of masseter function.

  13. Variables preoperatorias e intraoperatorias asociadas al aumento del tiempo quirúrgico en la exodoncia de terceros molares inferiores Pre-surgical and surgical factors related to increase of surgical time in lower third molar remove

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    S. Olate

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: La exodoncia de tercer molar es un procedimiento frecuente en odontología, lo que exige conocer los factores que pueden anticipar el tiempo quirúrgico y sus características. El objetivo de esta investigación es conocer los factores asociados al aumento del tiempo quirúrgico (ATQ en la exodoncia de terceros molares inferiores (3M. Material y método: 145 sujetos de entre 15 y 40 años fueron seleccionados desde tres centros quirúrgicos de Temuco (Chile, en los que fueron realizados 158 cirugías; todos los pacientes consultaron por exodoncia de tercer molar siendo operados en tales centros. Las variables del paciente, del diente y de la cirugía fueron estudiadas; la información fue analizada con el paquete estadístico Stata 9.1, empleando en test de Fisher y chi cuadrado con pIntroduction: Everyday, the third molar's surgery is more frequent. That fact makes necessary to know the factors that allow to anticipate the surgical time and its characteristics. The aim of this research was to know the pre-surgical and surgical factors associated with the increase of the surgical time (IST of the mandibular third molar (3M's surgery. Methodology: 145 subjects between the 15-40 years-oldwere selected from three surgical centers of Temuco (Chile. In this enclousures 158 surgeries were realized. All of the patients consulted by a 3M' s surgery, being put under surgical extraction in this centers. Variables from the patients, tooth and surgery itself were studied. The information were analyzed in the Stata 9.1 statistical package, utilizing the Fisher Test and Chi-Square Test,with p<0,05 for statistical significance. Results: The surgical time used in the surgery was minorof 20 minutes in the 50% of the cases and minor of de 30 minutes in the 75 % ofthe cases. The patient's age, the molar's position, the presence of pericoronaritis and the 3M' s root anatomy were significantly associated with a IST (p<0,05, of equal way the flap elevation, osteotomy and coronal orroot section had statistical significance with IST (p<0,05. Conclusion: Factors like the patient's age, molar'sposition, surgeon's experience, pericoronaritis and the root fussion contribute significantly to and IST.

  14. High-resolution dental magnetic resonance imaging of inferior alveolar nerve responses to the extraction of third molars

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    The objective of this study was to assess whether signal changes can be detected in the neurovascular bundle of the mandibular canal after the extraction of a third molar. We retrospectively analyzed MRI scans of 30 test subjects with healthy mandibles and 41 patients who had had a wisdom tooth extracted. Signal intensities were measured at particular sites in the neurovascular bundle, which were defined as regions of interest (ROI) in the sagittal T1-weighted images before and after intravenous administration of a paramagnetic contrast agent. On the basis of the signal intensity increases that were measured after contrast agent administration, we compared the signal increases obtained for the patients who had received surgical treatment with the results obtained for the population of test subjects with unremarkable mandibles (t-test, P<0.05). Compared with the healthy test subjects, patients who had received surgical treatment showed significantly higher signal intensity increases at two measurement sites, i.e., the second molar and the second premolar (P<0.05). We found no significant differences when the measurements were performed at the first molar (P=0.06), the third molar (P=0.47) and in the area of the ascending mandibular ramus (P=0.79). Compared with a population of healthy test subjects, patients who had their third molars surgically removed show higher signal intensity increases in the neurovascular bundle after intravenous contrast agent administration. The underlying cause may be the higher blood flow in the arteries and veins and the perineural plexus, which may give evidence of the pathophysiological mechanism of nerve damage in the narrow canal as a result of osteotomy. (orig.)

  15. Inferior alveolar nerve damage following removal of mandibular third molar teeth. A prospective study using panoramic radiography.

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    Smith, A C; Barry, S E; Chiong, A Y; Hadzakis, D; Kha, S L; Mok, S C; Sable, D L

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    Permanent alteration of sensation in the lip after the removal of mandibular third molar teeth is an unusual but important complication. Studies have been performed to assess the risk of nerve damage but most of these have been retrospective and poorly controlled. This prospective trial predicted the outcome of altered sensation prior to surgery based on assessment of a panoramic radiograph and correlated this with the result postoperatively in the consecutive removal of 479 third molar teeth. Results indicated that 5.2 per cent had transient alteration in sensation but only one patient (0.2 per cent) had prolonged anaesthesia. As 94.8 per cent of teeth extracted had no neurological sequelae the figures for prediction were skewed and a kappa statistical analysis of 0.27 illustrated a fair level of agreement between prediction and outcome. This study supports previously reported levels of neurological damage and confirms that panoramic radiography is the optimum method for radiological assessment for mandibular third molar teeth prior to their removal. PMID:9241922

  16. Correlation between radiographic signs of third molar proximity with inferior alveolar nerve and postoperative occurrence of neurosensory disorders: A prospective, double-blind study

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    Fábio Wildson Gurgel, Costa; Erick Helton Lima, Fontenele; Tácio Pinheiro, Bezerra; Thyciana Rodrigues, Ribeiro; Bárbara Gressy Duarte Souza, Carneiro; Eduardo Costa Studart, Soares.

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    Full Text Available PURPOSE: To evaluate the interference of radiographic factors in the appearance of sensory deficit related to inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) after third molars (3Ms) removal. METHODS: A prospective, double-blind, observational, unicentric study was performed with 126 patients submitted to a surgical [...] procedure of lower 3Ms removal in the period from March to October/2011. Collected data included gender, age, eruption stage of 3Ms, position/angle of 3Ms (Pell-Gregory and Winter classifications, respectively), presence/absence of radiographic signs of 3Ms proximity with the inferior alveolar canal and surgical technique. Occurrence evaluation of the IAN injury was performed on the seventh postoperative day through pin-prick, two-point discrimination and brush directional stroke tests. RESULTS: Predominant radiographic signs were: narrowing of the inferior alveolar canal (68.25%), darkening of root (46.82%) and diversion of the canal (31%). None of the patients presented sensory loss. Sixty-one (48.41%) of the cases had at least one or two radiographic signs of proximity with NAI. Forty-seven (37.3%) had 3 or more signs, and 18 (14.29%) did not have any radiographic signs of proximity to mandibular canal. CONCLUSION: There was not a positive correlation between presence of radiographic signs of 3Ms with IAN proximity and postoperative neurosensory disorders occurrence.

  17. Eficacia analgésica de diclofenaco versus metilprednisolona en el control del dolor postoperatorio tras la cirugía del tercer molar inferior / Analgesic efficacy of diclofenac versus methylprednisolone in the control of postoperative pain after surgical removal of lower third molars

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    Carmen, López Carriches; José Mª, Martínez-González; Manuel, Donado Rodríguez.

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    Full Text Available Objetivo: Comparar la eficacia analgésica de la metilprednisolona (corticoide) versus diclofenaco (antiinflamatorio no esteroideo-AINE-) tras la cirugía del tercer molar inferior. Diseño del estudio: Estudio prospectivo sobre 73 pacientes sometidos a la extracción quirúrgica de los terceros molares [...] inferiores. Fueron divididos de forma aleatoria en dos grupos: De diclofenaco y de metilprednisolona. Se cumplimentó una ficha donde se hizo constar los datos epidemiológicos y clínicos preoperatorios y postoperatorios. La valoración del dolor se hizo mediante escala visual analógica y semicuantitativa y número de analgésicos de rescate consumidos. El control del dolor se hizo en la primera hora, a las 8 horas, 24 horas, 48 y 72 horas. Se usó el programa estadístico BMDP para hacer un amplio tratamiento de los datos. Resultados: En el dolor reflejado por los pacientes en la escala visual analógica no hubo diferencias de conjunto entre los dos grupos (aunque sí las hubo en ciertos momentos). Tampoco hubo diferencias en el número de analgésicos de rescate consumidos. Conclusiones. La reducción del dolor que se consigue con el corticoide no es significativa por lo que no está justificado su uso rutinario. Abstract in english Objetive: To compare the analgesic efficacy of methylprednisolone (corticoid) versus diclofenac (nonsteroidal antiinflammatory-NSAID-) after surgical removal of lower third molars. Study Design: Prospective study on 73 patients for the surgical removal of their lower third molars. These patients wer [...] e separated in two groups at random: a diclofenac group and a methylprednisolone group. A record card was filled in with preoperative and postoperative epidemiological and clinic data. The pain level assessment was made on a semiquantitative and an analogical visual scales and in relation to the amount of rescue analgesics consumed. Pain levels were measured at 1, 8, 24, 48 and 72 hours. In order to make a broad study of data, BMDP program was used for statistics. Results: In the pain described by patients in the analogical visual scale there were no differences between groups as a whole. There were no differences in the amount of rescue analgesics consumed. Conclusions. There is less pain in the corticoid group but not as to justify its routine use.

  18. Comparative study of the anesthetic efficacy of 4% articaine versus 2% lidocaine in inferior alveolar nerve block during surgical extraction of impacted lower third molars

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    Alejandro, Sierra Rebolledo; Esther, Delgado Molina; Leonardo, Berini Aytés; Cosme, Gay Escoda.

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    Full Text Available Objetivo: Valorar y comparar la eficacia anestésica de la Articaína al 4% respecto a la Lidocaína al 2%, ambas con una concentración de 1:100.000 de epinefrina en el bloqueo troncal del nervio alveolar inferior durante la extracción quirúrgica de terceros molares inferiores incluidos. Diseño del est [...] udio: Se realizó un ensayo clínico aleatorio a doble ciego en una muestra de 30 pacientes programados para las extracciones quirúrgicas bilaterales de terceros molares inferiores simétricos en el Servicio de Cirugía Bucal del Máster de Cirugía e Implantología Bucal de la Universidad de Barcelona. Previo consentimiento del paciente, dos operadores efectuaron las intervenciones quirúrgicas de forma extemporánea, utilizando como anestésico local la Articaína al 4% o la Lidocaína al 2 % con la misma concentración de vasoconstrictor (epinefrina 1:100.000). Las variables estudiadas para cada anestésico fueron: tiempo de latencia (o de inicio del efecto anestésico), duración del efecto anestésico, cantidad de solución anestésica utilizada y la necesidad de reanestesiar la zona operatoria. Se utilizó una escala analógica visual para valorar la cantidad de dolor experimentado durante el acto quirúrgico y, así, evaluar subjetivamente la profundidad anestésica de las dos soluciones. Resultados: Se observaron diferencias estadísticamente significativas (p= .003) en cuanto a la duración del efecto anestésico, que fue mayor para la artcaína al 4% (220,8 minutos), respecto a la lidocaína al 2% (168,20 minutos). En las variables tiempo de latencia, cantidad de solución anestésica utilizada y necesidad de reanestesiar el campo operatorio se evidenciaron diferencias clínicas a favor de la articaína, aunque estas diferencias no fueron estadísticamente significativas. La valoración cualitativa de los anestésicos mediante la escala analógica visual mostró similitud en el dolor experimentado por los pacientes con ambos anestésicos. Conclusiones: De acuerdo con los resultados obtenidos se puede afirmar que la articaína al 4% muestra mejores características clínicas que la lidocaína al 2%, especialmente en cuanto al tiempo de latencia y duración del efecto anestésico. Sin embargo, no hubieron diferencias estadísticamente significativas que confirmen la superioridad de una solución respecto a la otra, al valorar la eficacia anestésica. Abstract in english Background: A comparative study is made of the anesthetic efficacy of 4% articaine versus 2% lidocaine, both with epinephrine 1:100,000, in truncal block of the inferior alveolar nerve during the surgical extraction of impacted lower third molars. Study design: A randomized double-blind clinical tri [...] al was conducted of 30 patients programmed for the bilateral surgical extraction of symmetrical lower third molars in the context of the Master of Oral Surgery and Implantology (University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain). Following the obtainment of informed consent, two operators performed surgery on an extemporaneous basis, using as local anesthetic 4% articaine or 2% lidocaine with the same concentration of vasoconstrictor (epinephrine 1:100,000). The study variables for each anesthetic were: latency (time to action) and duration of anesthetic effect, the amount of anesthetic solution used, and the need of re-anesthetize the surgical zone. A visual analog scale was used to assess pain during surgery, and thus subjectively evaluate the anesthetic efficacy of the two solutions. Results: Statistically significant differences (p = 0.003) were observed in the mean duration of anesthetic effect (220.86 min. for 4% articaine vs. 168.20 min. for 2% lidocaine). Latency, the amount of anesthetic solution and the need to re-anesthetize the surgical field showed clinical differences in favor of articaine, though statistical significance was not reached. The pain scores indicated similar anesthetic efficacy with both solutions. Conclusions: The results obtained suggest that 4% articaine offers better clinical performance than 2

  19. Avaliação radiográfica do comportamento dos terceiros molares inferiores em pacientes tratados ortodonticamente com e sem extrações de primeiros pré-molares Radiographic evaluation of the behavior of lower third molars in patients that were orthodontically treated with and without first premolars extractions

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    Reinaldo Roberto Hauy

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: o presente trabalho objetivou avaliar as alterações ocorridas nas posições dos terceiros molares inferiores em pacientes tratados ortodonticamente com extrações dos primeiros pré-molares. METODOLOGIA: utilizou-se 80 ortopantomografias, obtidas no pré e pós-tratamento ortodôntico corretivo de 40 pacientes, divididos em dois grupos. O grupo 1 constou de 20 pacientes (13 femininos e 7 masculinos que se submeteram a tratamento ortodôntico com extrações de primeiros pré-molares. O grupo 2 foi constituído por 20 pacientes (13 femininos e 7 masculinos tratados ortodonticamente sem extrações. Foram estabelecidas medidas angulares, com o objetivo de avaliar as inclinações e medidas lineares, para analisar as modificações no sentido vertical dos terceiros molares. Todos os dados foram mensurados duas vezes, cujos valores médios foram submetidos dos testes t emparelhado e teste t independente. RESULTADOS: os resultados mostraram diferenças estatisticamente significantes (pAIM: The aim of this study is to evaluate the positional changes occurred with lower third molars in patients treated orthodontically with extractions of first premolars. METHODS: A total of 80 panoramic radiographs obtained at pre and post-treatment periods from 40 patients, were divided into 2 groups: group 1 were composed by 20 patients (13 female and 7 male that were submitted to orthodontic treatment with extraction of first premolars; group 2 were composed by 20 patients (13 female and 7 male that were submitted to orthodontic treatment without extractions. Angular measurements were established to evaluate the tipping and linear measurements were established to analyze the vertical changes of the lower third molars. All data were measured twice and averaged, then submitted to paired and unpaired test. RESULTS: Significant differences were found between the initial and final angular measurements of group 1 (p<0.01. CONCLUSIONS: It was concluded that similar vertical changes of lower third molars occurred when extraction and non-extraction cases were compared, and third lower molars became less tipped with the extractions of lower first premolars.

  20. Eficacia analgésica del diclofenaco sódico vs. ibuprofeno después de la extracción quirúrgica de un tercer molar inferior incluido / Analgesic efficacy of diclofenac sodium versus ibuprofen following surgical extraction of impacted lower third molars

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    Vicenç, Esteller Martínez; Jordi, Paredes García; Eduard, Valmaseda Castellón; Leonardo, Berini Aytés; Cosme, Gay-Escoda.

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    Full Text Available -Objetivo: En este estudio evaluamos la eficacia analgésica del diclofenaco sódico en comparación con el ibuprofeno, después de la extracción quirúrgica de un tercer molar inferior incluido. -Diseño de estudio: Los pacientes que participaron en el estudio fueron distribuidos de forma aleatoria en do [...] s grupos. Uno fue el grupo ibuprofeno y el otro el grupo diclofenaco. La intervención practicada fue la extracción quirúrgica de un tercer molar inferior cuya dificultad fue determinada en función del grado de inclusión en todos los pacientes. Las variables registradas fueron la intensidad del dolor y la necesidad de medicación de rescate durante un periodo de una semana. Los registros se realizaron una vez al día a la misma hora y registrados en un cuaderno por parte del paciente. -Resultados: Un total de 81 pacientes (87.1%) fueron incluidos en el estudio. Los valores fueron similares en las primeras 48 horas postoperatorias, pero a partir del tercer día existió una tendencia del grupo diclofenaco a mostrar valores de dolor superiores, aunque sin llegar a existir diferencias estadísticamente significativas (p>0.05). Esta tendencia a presentar mayor dolor durante el periodo postoperatorio en el grupo diclofenaco también se vio reflejada en el requerimiento del analgésico de rescate y en el número de comprimidos empleados. -Conclusiones: No se evidenciaron diferencias estadísticamente significativas en cuanto a la eficacia analgésica del diclofenaco sódico respecto al ibuprofeno, aunque sí pudo observarse una mayor tendencia hacia la necesidad de más medicación suplementaria durante los 2 primeros días del postoperatorio en el grupo diclofenaco pero sin adquirir significación estadística (p>0.05). Abstract in english -Objective: An evaluation is made of the analgesic efficacy of diclofenac sodium versus ibuprofen after impacted lower third molar surgery. -Study design: The patients were randomly assigned to one of two groups (ibuprofen or diclofenac). The difficulty of third molar surgery, performed under local [...] anesthesia, was assessed by the degree of inclusion involved. The recorded study variables were pain intensity and the need for rescue medication during one week. The recordings were made once a day at the same time, using a patient-completed questionnaire. -Results: Eighty-one patients were finally included in the study (87.1%). The results were similar in the first 48 postoperative hours in both groups, though on the third day the diclofenac group tended to show higher pain scores - the differences being nonsignificant, however (p>0.05). This tendency was also reflected by an increased need for rescue medication and the consumption of a larger number of tablets in the diclofenac group. -Conclusions: There were no statistically significant differences in analgesic efficacy between diclofenac sodium and ibuprofen, though the former was associated with an increased need for supplementary medication in the first two postoperative days (p>0.05).

  1. Using an operating microscope to re-treat an inferior premolar with two canals / Uso do microscópio operatório no retratamento de um pré-molar inferior com dois canais

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    Janaína Fernandes, SANTOS; Gustavo Moreira, ALMEIDA; Eduardo Fernandes, MARQUES; Carlos Eduardo da Silveira, BUENO.

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    Full Text Available O artigo tem como objetivo apresentar um caso clínico de retratamento endodôntico realizado em um pré-molar inferior esquerdo com dois canais de difícil localização, onde é discutida a importância dos conhecimentos anatômicos e o uso do microscópio operatório, sobretudo em reintervenções complexas. [...] Realizou-se um retratamento endodôntico no elemento 34, possuidor de restauração protética e fístula por vestibular. No exame clínico, constatou-se resultado negativo ao teste de sensibilidade e resultado positivo ao teste de percussão vertical. Após remoção de todo o material obturador existente, o microscópio operatório foi solicitado para avaliação de uma possível fratura ou presença de outro canal. Foi constatada a presença de outro canal, o qual foi tratado e obturado como o já existente. Após 12 meses, novo exame radiográfico foi feito e constatou-se normalidade radiográfica e assintomatologia. Em casos mais complexos e com anatomia peculiar torna-se imprescindível a utilização do microscópio operatório no auxílio à localização de um canal extra para o sucesso do tratamento. Abstract in english This report aims to present a clinical case of endodontic re-treatment performed on a left inferior premolar with two canals of difficult localization. The importance of anatomical knowledge and the use of an operating microscope, especially in complex reintervention are discussed. An endodontic re- [...] treatment was performed on element 34, which had a prosthetic restoration and vestibular fistula. In clinical examination, it was observed a negative result to the sensitization test and a positive result to vertical percussion test. After all the obturating material was removed, an operating microscope was requested to assess a possible fracture or the presence of another canal. It was noticed the presence of another canal that was treated and obturated as the existing canal. After 12 months, a new radiographic exam was performed, whose result was found asymptomatic and radiographically normal. In complex peculiar anatomy cases, the operating microscope is vital for the localization of extra canal to guarantee treatment success.

  2. Avaliação da efetividade do laser de baixa potência na redução da dor pós-operatória em cirurgia de terceiros molares inferiores inclusos

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    Juliane Wathier

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    Full Text Available Objetivo: avaliar a efetividade do laser de baixa intensidade (LLLT no controle da dor pós-operatória em cirurgia de terceiros molares inferiores inclusos, comparando-o com o lado oposto, que não foi exposto ao LLLT, no mesmo indivíduo. Metodologia: participaram do estudo 16 indivíduos, que apresentaram os dentes 38 e 48 inclusos, em posição similar, e que realizaram a remoção dos dentes no mesmo tempo cirúrgico. O laser foi aplicado imediatamente após a remoção do 48 (lado direito - LD, intra-alvéolo, de forma pontual e sobre a região da sutura, em varredura. O mesmo procedimento foi realizado no 38 (lado esquerdo - LE, com o aparelho desligado garantindo o desconhecimento do paciente sobre qual lado recebeu o laser. Todos foram medicados e orientados quanto aos cuidados pós-operatórios e receberam as escalas visuais análogas (VAS que variavam de 0-10 cm, anotando a ausência ou presença da dor durante 5 dias do lado direito e esquerdo. Os dados foram tabulados e submetidos ao teste de Wilcoxon (p < 0,05 comparando-se as médias da VAS de 1 a 5 dias. Resultados: no 3° dia LD e LE, houve diferença estatística significante (p = 0,0284 e do LD a dor foi menor. No 1° e 5° dia houve redução da dor em ambos os lados (LD:p=0,007; LE:p=0,001. Conclusão: dentro dos limites do presente estudo o laser de baixa intensidade mostrou efetividade no controle da dor pós-operatória.

  3. Location and angulation of curvatures of mesiobucal canals of mandibular molars debrided by three endodontic techniques Posição e angulação de curvaturas radiculares em canais mesiobucais de molares inferiores preparados por três técnicas endodônticas

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    Isa Geralda Teixeira Constante

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    Full Text Available The aim of this study was to assess the correlation between the degree of angulation and the position of root curvatures and their influence on the comparative results between the performances of the Progressive, Staged and Serial Preparation Techniques. The mesiobucal canals of 70 extracted mandibular molars were filled with a radiological contrast of 100% Barium sulphate and radiographed with a direct digital radiographic system, in an apparatus that guarantees that the samples remain in the same spatial position at all times. The images were then analyzed in the Coreldraw 10 program (MicroSafe, RJ, Brasil in accordance with two criteria: the methods of Berbert, Nishiyama¹ (1994 and Schneider11 (1971 to determine the position and the angle of the root curvatures, respectively. Initially, the possibility of correlation between these two variables was studied. The teeth were then selected according to angulation (greater than 25 degrees and position of root curvatures (cervical, median and apical in order to perform the endodontic techniques. After preparation, the samples were radiographed again and the images were superimposed in order to compare the pre- and post-operative areas. The difference between them showed the percentage of widening for each technique. The results showed that there was no correlation between the angulations and the root curvature positions, and that the different positions did not interfere in the performance of the techniques. The Progressive Preparation technique produced the highest widening values for all the groups, irrespective of the root curvature position.O objetivo deste trabalho foi verificar a correlação entre o grau de angulação e a posição das curvaturas radiculares, e a sua influência nos resultados comparativos entre os desempenhos das técnicas do Preparo Progressivo, Escalonada e Seriada. Os canais mésio-vestibulares de 70 dentes molares inferiores extraídos foram preenchidos com um contraste radiológico de sulfato de Bário a 100% e radiografados em um sistema de radiografia digital direta, em um aparato que garantia que as amostras ficassem sempre na mesma posição espacial. As imagens foram, então, analisadas no programa Coreldraw 10 (MicroSafe, RJ, Brasil segundo dois critérios: os métodos de Berbert, Nishiyama¹ (1994 e de Schneider11 (1971 para determinação da posição e do ângulo das curvaturas radiculares, respectivamente. Estudou-se inicialmente a possibilidade de correlação entre essas duas variáveis. Os dentes foram, então, selecionados segundo a angulação (superior a 25 graus e posição das curvaturas radiculares (cervical, mediana e apical para a realização das técnicas endodônticas. Após os preparos, as amostras foram novamente radiografadas e as imagens sobrepostas para a comparação das áreas pré e pós-operatórias. A diferença entre elas mostrou a porcentagem de alargamento para cada técnica. Os resultados mostraram não existir correlação entre as angulações e as posições das curvaturas radiculares, e que as diferentes posições não interferem no desempenho das técnicas. A técnica do Preparo Progressivo mostrou maiores valores de alargamento para todos os grupos, independentemente da posição da curvatura radicular.

  4. Uso de metilprednisolona versus diclofenaco en el control de la inflamación y el trismo tras la cirugía del tercer molar inferior / The use of methylprednisolone versus diclofenac in the treatment of inflammation and trismus after surgical removal of lower third molars

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    Carmen, López Carriches; José Mª, Martínez González; Manuel, Donado Rodríguez.

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    Full Text Available Objetivo: Comparar el efecto sobre la inflamación y el trismo de la metilprednisolona (corticoide) versus diclofenaco (antiinflamatorio no esteroideo-AINE-) tras la cirugía del tercer molar inferior. Diseño del estudio: Estudio prospectivo sobre 73 pacientes sometidos a la extracción quirúrgica de l [...] os terceros molares inferiores. Fueron divididos de forma aleatoria en dos grupos: De diclofenaco y de metilprednisolona. Se cumplimentó una ficha donde se hizo constar los datos epidemiológicos y clínicos preoperatorios y postoperatorios en relación a la inflamación y el trismo (tres medidas faciales y apertura bucal). Se usó el programa estadístico BMDP para hacer un amplio tratamiento de los datos. Resultados: A las 24 horas el grupo tratado con diclofenaco presentaba mayor inflamación en una de las medidas faciales (p Abstract in english Objective: To compare the efficacy of methylprednisolone (corticoid)versus diclofenac (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory -NSAID-) in the treatment of inflammation and trismus after the surgical removal of lower third molars. Study design: Prospective study on 73 patients for the surgical removal of the [...] ir lower third molars. These patients were separated in two groups at ramdom: the diclofenac group and the methylprednisolone group. A record card was filled in with preoperative and postoperative epidemiological and clinic data about inflammation and trismus (three facial measures and mouth opening). In order to make a broad study of data, BMDP program was used for statistics. Results: 24 hours after surgery, patients in the diclofenac group showed a more severe inflammation in one of the facial measurements (p

  5. Piecewise Straight Line Approximation of Curve Existing in Slightly Curved Mesiobuccal Root Canal of Mandibular First Molar: A Radiographic Investigation / Aproximación a Segmentos de Línea Recta en la Curva Existente del Canal Radicular Mesiobucal Ligeramente Curvado del Primer Molar Inferior: Una Investigación Radiográfica

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    J, Prabhakar; M. S, Priya; L. Jones Tarcius, Doss; V. G, Sukumaran.

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este estudio fue investigar radiográficamente la curva existente en el canal radicular mesiobucal ligeramente curvado del primer molar inferior mediante la aplicación de aproximaciones a segmentos de línea recta. Se utilizaron molares inferiores humanos extraídos que fueron radiografi [...] ados. Fueron seleccionadas, según el método de Schneider, 100 radiografías cuyo canal mesiobucal mostró una ligera curvatura (10-20°). Las curvas fueron delineadas y analizadas mediante el método de aproximación a segmentos de línea recta. Cada curva se consideró como una unidad que consta de seis diferentes segmentos de línea recta que unen a siete puntos específicos y el ángulo de curvatura en estos puntos se determinó utilizando la fórmula de la pendiente. Todas las curvas analizadas en este estudio tenían diversos grados de curvaturas en diferentes puntos de la curva. La curvatura máxima (0,40°) se registró en el tercio medio del canal radicular. Dentro de la limitación del estudio, una curvatura significativa se produce a través de la curva existente en el canal mesiobucal del primer molar inferior y el tercio medio de la curva que muestra un mayor grado de curvatura. Existe la posibilidad que ocurra una mayor curvatura en el tercio coronal de la curva. Aunque un estudio tridimensional sería más apropiado, la aproximación a segmentos de línea recta puede ser un mejor método que los existentes para simular la geometría del canal. Abstract in english The aim of this study was to radiographically investigate the curve existing in slightly curved mesiobuccal canal of mandibular first molar by applying Piecewise straight line approximation. Extracted human mandibular molars were radiographed and one hundred radiographs were selected whose mesiobucc [...] al canal showed slight curvature (10-20°) according to Schneider's method. The curves were traced and analyzed using Piecewise straight line method. Each curve was considered as a unit consisting of six different pieces of straight lines joining at seven specific points and the angle of curvature at these points was determined using the slope formula. All curves analyzed in this study had varying degrees of curvatures at different points on the curve. Maximum curvature (0.40°) was recorded at the middle third of the root canal. Within the limitation of the study, significant curvature occurs through out the curve existing in the mesiobuccal canal of mandibular first molar and the middle third of the curve showing greater degree of curvature. There is a possibility of greater curvature occurring in the coronal third of the curve. Though three dimensional studies would be more appropriate, Piecewise straight line approximation may be a better method than existing methods to simulate canal geometry.

  6. Comparison of the cleaning efficacy of the FKG race system and hand instrument in molar root canal Comparação da eficácia de limpeza entre o sistema FKG race e instrumentos manuais em molares inferiores

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    Carla Renata Sipert; Renata Pardini Hussne; Celso Kenji Nishiyama

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    INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of root canal cleaning of the RaCe rotary instrumentation system (FKG Dentaire - La-Cheaux-de Fonds - Switzerland), compared to manual filing with Stainless Steel K-files (Maillefer Instruments - Ballaigues - Switzerland). MATERIAL AND METHOD: Twenty extracted human teeth (maxillary molars) were selected and their pulp tissue was removed after coronal access. The root canals were filled with a dye (India ink) and al...

  7. Lower third molar fused with a supernumerary tooth: diagnosis and treatment planning using Cone-Beam Computed Tomography / Terceiro molar inferior fusionado com um supranumerário: diagnóstico e plano de tratamento usando Tomografia Computadorizada Volumétrica

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    Osny, FERREIRA-JÚNIOR; Luciana Dorigatti de, ÁVILA; Marcelo Bonifácio da Silva, SAMPIERI; Eduardo, DIAS-RIBEIRO.

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    Full Text Available Fusão é a união de dois germes dentários em desenvolvimento, resultando numa única estrutura dentária, podendo ocorrer entre dois germes dentários normais ou entre o germe de um dente normal com um supranumerário. Dentes supranumerários são dentes adicionais à série normal e podem ocorrer em qualque [...] r região da arcada dentária, entretanto, são mais comumente encontrados na maxila do que na mandíbula. O presente artigo ilustra um caso de fusão entre um terceiro molar mandibular e um dente supranumerário, onde foi realizada uma intervenção cirúrgica com o objetivo de remover os elementos dentários. Para complementar o diagnóstico, além da radiografia panorâmica, utilizou-se a técnica radiográfica de Donovan, mas, devido à proximidade do elemento dental com o ramo mandibular, não foi possível determinar um diagnóstico preciso de fusão. Sendo assim foi utilizada a Tomografia Computadorizada Volumétrica que fornece informações precisas e em três dimensões, possibilitando desta forma chegar ao diagnóstico de fusão e também auxiliando no planejamento cirúrgico. Abstract in english Fusion is the union of two developing dental germs, resulting in a single large dental structure. It involve two normal dental germs or the germ of a normal tooth with a germ of a supernumerary one. Supernumerary teeth are additional teeth of the normal series which may occur in any region of the de [...] ntal arch, althoug they are more common in the maxilla than in the mandible. This article presents a case of fusion between a third molar and a supernumerary tooth, in which a surgical intervention was carried out, with the objective of removing the dental elements. The panoramic radiography was complemented by the Donovan´s radiographic technique, but because of the proximity of the dental element to the mandibular ramus, it was not possible to have a final fusion diagnosis. Hence, the Cone-Beam Computed Tomography which provides precise three-dimensional information, was used to determinate the fusion diagnosis and also to help in the surgical planning.

  8. Comparison of the cleaning efficacy of the FKG race system and hand instrument in molar root canal Comparação da eficácia de limpeza entre o sistema FKG race e instrumentos manuais em molares inferiores

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    Carla Renata Sipert

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of root canal cleaning of the RaCe rotary instrumentation system (FKG Dentaire - La-Cheaux-de Fonds - Switzerland, compared to manual filing with Stainless Steel K-files (Maillefer Instruments - Ballaigues - Switzerland. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Twenty extracted human teeth (maxillary molars were selected and their pulp tissue was removed after coronal access. The root canals were filled with a dye (India ink and allowed to dry for 48 hours, followed by establishment of the working length of the mesiobuccal root; then, half of the specimens were instrumented by the modified Oregon technique and the other half were instrumented by crown-down sequence of the RaCe system. After preparation, the teeth were longitudinally sectioned and evaluated according to the amount of remaining dye. RESULTS: Data obtained were registered as numerical scores, and the arithmetic means were compared between groups using the Mann Whitney test. Both techniques were unable to completely clean the interior of the root canals, with a better performance of the manual technique only at the middle third. CONCLUSION: It could be concluded that the RaCe system was able to provide satisfactory cleaning, similar to that obtained by the manual instrumentation technique.Objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a capacidade de limpeza de canais radiculares por meio do sistema de instrumentação RaCe (FKG Dentaire - La-Cheaux-de Fonds - Suíça em comparação à instrumentação manual por meio de limas tipo K-File (Maillefer Instruments - Ballaigues - Suíça. Foram selecionados 20 dentes humanos extraídos (molares superiores que tiveram seu conteúdo radicular removido após realização da abertura coronária. Os canais foram preenchidos com corante (tinta nanquim e após 48 horas para secagem, realizou-se a odontometria da raiz mésio-vestibular. Metade dos espécimes foi instrumentada pela técnica de Oregon modificada e a outra metade pela seqüência crown-down preconizada pelo fabricante do sistema RaCe. Após o preparo, os dentes foram seccionados longitudinalmente e avaliados de acordo com a quantidade de corante remanescente. Os dados obtidos foram registrados por meio de escores numéricos e as médias aritméticas foram analisadas entre os grupos pelo teste de Mann Whitney. Ambas as técnicas foram incapazes de limpar completamente o interior dos canais radiculares sendo que a técnica manual desempenhou limpeza significantemente superior apenas no terço médio. Conclui-se que o sistema RaCe foi capaz de desempenhar uma limpeza satisfatória sendo próxima àquela conseguida pela técnica de instrumentação manual.

  9. Comparison of the cleaning efficacy of the FKG race system and hand instrument in molar root canal / Comparação da eficácia de limpeza entre o sistema FKG race e instrumentos manuais em molares inferiores

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    Carla Renata, Sipert; Renata Pardini, Hussne; Celso Kenji, Nishiyama.

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo deste trabalho foi avaliar a capacidade de limpeza de canais radiculares por meio do sistema de instrumentação RaCe (FKG Dentaire - La-Cheaux-de Fonds - Suíça) em comparação à instrumentação manual por meio de limas tipo K-File (Maillefer Instruments - Ballaigues - Suíça). Foram selecionado [...] s 20 dentes humanos extraídos (molares superiores) que tiveram seu conteúdo radicular removido após realização da abertura coronária. Os canais foram preenchidos com corante (tinta nanquim) e após 48 horas para secagem, realizou-se a odontometria da raiz mésio-vestibular. Metade dos espécimes foi instrumentada pela técnica de Oregon modificada e a outra metade pela seqüência crown-down preconizada pelo fabricante do sistema RaCe. Após o preparo, os dentes foram seccionados longitudinalmente e avaliados de acordo com a quantidade de corante remanescente. Os dados obtidos foram registrados por meio de escores numéricos e as médias aritméticas foram analisadas entre os grupos pelo teste de Mann Whitney. Ambas as técnicas foram incapazes de limpar completamente o interior dos canais radiculares sendo que a técnica manual desempenhou limpeza significantemente superior apenas no terço médio. Conclui-se que o sistema RaCe foi capaz de desempenhar uma limpeza satisfatória sendo próxima àquela conseguida pela técnica de instrumentação manual. Abstract in english INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of root canal cleaning of the RaCe rotary instrumentation system (FKG Dentaire - La-Cheaux-de Fonds - Switzerland), compared to manual filing with Stainless Steel K-files (Maillefer Instruments - Ballaigues - Switzerland). [...] MATERIAL AND METHOD: Twenty extracted human teeth (maxillary molars) were selected and their pulp tissue was removed after coronal access. The root canals were filled with a dye (India ink) and allowed to dry for 48 hours, followed by establishment of the working length of the mesiobuccal root; then, half of the specimens were instrumented by the modified Oregon technique and the other half were instrumented by crown-down sequence of the RaCe system. After preparation, the teeth were longitudinally sectioned and evaluated according to the amount of remaining dye. RESULTS: Data obtained were registered as numerical scores, and the arithmetic means were compared between groups using the Mann Whitney test. Both techniques were unable to completely clean the interior of the root canals, with a better performance of the manual technique only at the middle third. CONCLUSION: It could be concluded that the RaCe system was able to provide satisfactory cleaning, similar to that obtained by the manual instrumentation technique.

  10. Enamel defects in permanent first molars and incisors in individuals with cleft lip and/or palate / Defectos de esmalte en primeros molares e incisivos en individuos con fisura labial y/o palatina

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    Vivian Patricia, Saldias-Vargas; Marcos Roberto, Tovani-Palone; Ana Paula, Moura-Martins; Gisele, da Silva-Dalben; Marcia, Ribeiro-Gomide.

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    Full Text Available Antecedentes. Los defectos de esmalte son comunes en los incisivos superiores deciduos y permanentes de individuos con fisura de labio y paladar; su ocurrencia ha sido asociada con la fisura, especialmente cuando el alveolo es afectado. Objetivo. Comparar la prevalencia de defectos de esmalte en inc [...] isivos centrales y primeros molares superiores e inferiores permanentes de individuos con fisura labiopalatina, fisura palatina y sin fisura. Materiales y métodos. El estudio analizó el caso de 150 individuos -50 con fisura labiopalatina, 50 con fisura palatina y 50 sin fisura- de ambos géneros entre 6 y 12 años. La frecuencia, extensión y localización de las alteraciones de esmalte en la superficie vestibular de los dientes fue evaluado por el índice DDE modificado. Resultados. Hubo mayor manifestación de defectos de esmalte en incisivos y molares superiores en los grupos con fisuras, con diferencia estadística significativa comparada con el grupo sin fisura. Conclusiones. La ocurrencia de defectos de esmalte fue común en incisivos y molares permanentes y estuvo significativamente asociada a las fisuras. Abstract in english Background. Enamel defects are common in deciduous and permanent maxillary incisors of individuals with lip and palate cleft, and their occurrence has been associated with the cleft, especially when the alveolus is affected. Objective. To compare the prevalence of enamel defects in permanent maxilla [...] ry and mandibular central incisors and first molars of individuals with cleft lip and palate, cleft palate, and without clefts. Materials and methods. The study analyzed the case of 150 individuals -50 with cleft lip and palate, 50 with cleft palate and 50 without clefts-, of both genders and aged 6 to 12 years. The frequency, extent, and location of enamel alterations on the buccal aspect of teeth were evaluated by the modified DDE index. Results. There was a greater manifestation of enamel defects in maxillary incisors and molars in groups with clefts, with statistically significant difference compared with the noncleft group. Conclusions. The occurrence of enamel defects was common in permanent incisors and molars and was significantly associated with clefts.

  11. Fusión de un tercer molar mandibular con un cuarto molar supernumerario Fusion of mandibular third molar with supernumerary fourth molar

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    2008-10-01

    Full Text Available La fusión dental es la unión de dos gérmenes dentales normalmente separados, mientras que la geminación se define como el intento de división de un único germen dental. La fusión y geminación de molares es poco frecuente en la dentición permanente. Describimos un caso clínico de un tercer molar inferior derecho fusionado a un cuarto molar supernumerario en un paciente varón de 36 años que ha presentado repetidos episodios de pericoronaritis. Tras el estudio radiológico se realiza la exodoncia del cordal semiincluido bajo anestesia local. Llevamos a cabo una revisión bibliográfica al respecto.Dental fusion is the union of two tooth buds that normally are separated, while gemination is defined as an attempt by a single tooth bud to divide. The fusion and gemination of molars is uncommon in permanent teeth. We report a clinical case of a right lower third molar fused to a supernumerary fourth molar in a 36-year-old male patient with repeated episodes of inflammation. After the radiologic study, the semi-impacted third molar was extracted under local anesthesia. The literature was reviewed.

  12. Inflammatory process decrease by gallium-aluminium-arsenide (GaAlAs) low intensity laser irradiation on postoperative extraction of impacted lower third molar; Reducao de processo inflamatorio com aplicacao de laser de arseneto de galio aluminio ({lambda}=830 nm) em pos-operatorio de exodontia de terceiros molares inferiores inclusos ou semi-inclusos

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    Atihe, Mauricio Martins

    2002-07-01

    This study aimed the observation of inflammatory process decrease by the use of GaAlAs Low Intensity Laser ({lambda}=830 nm; 40 mW) irradiation. Five patients were selected and submitted to surgery of impacted lower third molars, both right and left sides at different occasions. On a first stage, a tooth of a random chosen side - right or left - was extracted by conventional surgery, without LILT. The inflammatory process was measured at postoperative on the first, third and seventh days. This side was then called 'control side'. After 21 days, period in which the inflammatory process of the first surgery was terminated, the other side surgery took place, this time using LILT (4 J at four spots) at postoperative, first and third days. As the previous surgery, the inflammatory process was also measured at postoperative on the first, third and seventh days. This side was called 'experimental or lased side'. The inflammatory process was evaluated by measuring its four characteristic signs: swelling, pain, color and temperature. It was clearly observed a decrease for swelling, pain and color on the lased side which presented significant inference and descriptive statistics. It can be concluded that GaAlAs Low Intensity Laser ({lambda}=830 nm) can surely be used as an additional and important anti-inflammatory source on impacted lower third molar surgeries. (author)

  13. Morfometría de Terceros Molares: un Estudio de 55 Casos Third Molar Morphometry: a Study of 55 Cases

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    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Los terceros molares son las piezas dentarias con mayor variación de forma, tamaño, número y posición. Se estudiaron 55 molares extraídos de pacientes de la ciudad de Temuco, Chile, los cuales se clasificaron por edad, género y ubicación en maxilares. Se midieron los siguientes parámetros: diámetro vestíbulo-palatino (V-P, mesio-distal (M-D, altura coronaria (C-O, longitud radicular y longitud total. Además, se cuantificaron número de raíces y cúspides para cada molar, identificando aquellos molares con anomalías de forma. Los datos fueron analizados estadísticamente y tabulados. Los resultados arrojaron que los molares superiores presentaron mayor longitud total que lo inferiores, donde predominó en ambos la forma unirradicular. En cuanto a la forma coronaria, se observó un predominio de la forma tricuspídea prevaleciendo el diámetro V-P para los superiores y tetracuspídea para los inferiores, donde destacó el diámetro M-D. La longitud coronaria fue mayor en los molares superiores, por el contrario de la longitud radicular la cual presentó un mayor valor para los molares inferiores.Third molars are the teeth with the highest variation of shape, size, number and position. Fifty five molars were extracted from patients of Temuco, Chile, which were classified by age, gender and location jaw. The following parameters were measured: vestibular-palatine diameter (VP, mesial-distal (MD diameter, coronary height (C-O, root length and total length. Additionally, number of roots and cusps were quantified for each molar identifying those with abnormal molar shape. The data were statistically analyzed and tabulated. The results showed that upper molars have higher total length than lower ones, predominating those with a one fused root. Regarding to crown shape, there was a predominance of tricuspid shape prevailing V-P diameter for upper third molars and tetracuspid for lower, noting M-D diameter. Coronary length was higher for upper molars, but root length was higher for lower molars than upper ones.

  14. Third molar evaluation with cone-beam computerized tomography

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    Precise 3-dimensional localization of impacted mandibular third molars relative to the inferior dental canal (IDC) is critical to clinical management and surgical outcomes. Recently introduced dental 3-D volumetric imaging systems coupled with semi-automatic modeling techniques allows 3-D visualization of the IDC and the third-molar. Six impacted third molar sites were imaged with various 3-D volumetric imaging systems (NewTom 9000, Morita Accuitomo and Hitachi Mercuray). The spatial relationship of six impacted third-molars were visualized using imaging data obtained from these units. An interactive virtual model of a proposed third molar surgical site including the third molar and the inferior dental canal was developed. (orig.)

  15. Cuartos molares supernumerarios: relato de caso clínico

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    Daniela Nascimento Silva

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    Full Text Available Los dientes supernumerarios se diagnostican mediante exámenes radiográficos de rutina, pues generalmente son asintomáticos. Los cuartos molares representan el segundo grupo de dientes supernumerarios con más frecuencias; ocurren en posición distal a los terceros molares, especialmente en el maxilar superior, y en la mayoría de casos, estos están incluidos. El objetivo de este artículo es realizar la presentación de un caso, de una mujer de 30 anos con los cuartos molares incluidos en el maxilar inferior y describir la técnica para su remoción.Supernumerary teeth are generally asymptomatic and are diagnosed by routine X-ray tests. The fourth molar teeth represent the second group of the most frequent supernumerary teeth, occur in distal position to the third molar teeth, specially in the superior maxilla and, in most of the cases, they are included. The aim of this paper is to comment on the case of a 30-year-old woman with the fourth molar teeth included in the inferior maxilla and to describe the technique used for their removal.

  16. Cuartos molares supernumerarios: relato de caso clínico

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    Daniela, Nascimento Silva; Marcelo, Ferraro-Bezerra; Karis, Barbosa Guimarães; Claudia Marcela, Hernández Cancino.

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    Full Text Available Los dientes supernumerarios se diagnostican mediante exámenes radiográficos de rutina, pues generalmente son asintomáticos. Los cuartos molares representan el segundo grupo de dientes supernumerarios con más frecuencias; ocurren en posición distal a los terceros molares, especialmente en el maxilar [...] superior, y en la mayoría de casos, estos están incluidos. El objetivo de este artículo es realizar la presentación de un caso, de una mujer de 30 anos con los cuartos molares incluidos en el maxilar inferior y describir la técnica para su remoción. Abstract in english Supernumerary teeth are generally asymptomatic and are diagnosed by routine X-ray tests. The fourth molar teeth represent the second group of the most frequent supernumerary teeth, occur in distal position to the third molar teeth, specially in the superior maxilla and, in most of the cases, they ar [...] e included. The aim of this paper is to comment on the case of a 30-year-old woman with the fourth molar teeth included in the inferior maxilla and to describe the technique used for their removal.

  17. Deciduous molar hypomineralization and molar incisor hypomineralization.

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    Elfrink, M E C; ten Cate, J M; Jaddoe, V W V; Hofman, A; Moll, H A; Veerkamp, J S J

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    This study was embedded in the Generation R Study, a population-based prospective cohort study from fetal life until young adulthood. This study focused on the relationship between Deciduous Molar Hypomineralization (DMH) and Molar Incisor Hypomineralization (MIH). First permanent molars develop during a period similar to that of second primary molars, with possible comparable risk factors for hypomineralization. Children with DMH have a greater risk of developing MIH. Clinical photographs of clean, moist teeth were taken with an intra-oral camera in 6,161 children (49.8% girls; mean age 74.3 mos, SD ± 5.8). First permanent molars and second primary molars were scored with respect to DMH or MIH. The prevalence of DMH and MIH was 9.0% and 8.7% at child level, and 4.0% and 5.4% at tooth level. The Odds Ratio for MIH based on DMH was 4.4 (95% CI, 3.1-6.4). The relationship between the occurrence of DMH and MIH suggests a shared cause and indicates that, clinically, DMH can be used as a predictor for MIH. PMID:22370445

  18. Removable molar power arm

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    Full Text Available Attachment of force elements from the gingival hook of maxillary molar tubes during the retraction of the anterior teeth is very common in orthodontic practice. As the line of force passes below the center of resistance (CR of molar, it results its mesial tipping and also anchorage loss. To overcome this problem, the line of force should pass along the CR of molar. This article highlights a method to overcome this problem by attaching a removable power arm to the headgear tube of molar tube during the retraction of the anterior teeth.

  19. Intraoperative molar pregnancy crisis.

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    1994-08-01

    Molar pregnancy is a gestation in which the ovum is transformed into a fleshy tumor mass or mole. Of all gynecologic tumors, it is one of the most feared. It is characterized by first trimester bleeding, hyperemesis, and toxemia and can be diagnosed using pelvic ultrasound. Suction currettage is the treatment of choice for molar pregnancy when a patient desires to have more children; however, hysterectomy may be necessary. Abdominal hysterectomy reduces the risk of malignant sequelae. Complications associated with molar pregnancy usually are a result of suction curettage and include pulmonary insufficiency syndrome, choriocarcinoma, hyperthyroidism, theca lutein cysts, and disseminated intravascular coagulation. The perioperative nurse can be instrumental in assessing, planning, organizing, and directing intervention for potential complications associated with the management of a molar pregnancy crisis. The perioperative nurse is encouraged to review all aspects of molar pregnancy to understand the ramifications of the surgical procedures. PMID:7944318

  20. Second molar impaction associated with lip bumper therapy

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    Helder Baldi, Jacob; Shawn, LeMert; Richard G., Alexander; Peter H., Buschang.

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    Full Text Available INTRODUÇÃO: embora placas labioativas (PLAs) promovam um ganho clínico significativo no perímetro da arcada inferior em pacientes com dentição mista, ortodontistas são relutantes em usá-las devido a possibilidade de problemas eruptivos dos segundos molares. [...] OBJETIVO: o presente estudo avaliou a impacção dos segundos molares associada ao uso das PLAs e como a impacção pôde ser resolvida. MÉTODOS: radiografias cefalométricas lateral e panorâmica de 67 pacientes (34 do sexo feminino e 33 do masculino) foram avaliadas antes (T1) e após (T2) o tratamento com PLAs, que durou aproximadamente 1,8 ± 0,9 anos. Expansão rápida do palato (ERP) foi usada na maxila no início do uso da PLA. Usando as radiografias panorâmicas, a impacção dos segundos molares inferiores foi avaliada relativamente à posição dos primeiros molares mandibulares. Os movimentos horizontais e verticais dos primeiros e segundos molares inferiores foram avaliados com base em sobreposições de estruturas estáveis da arcada inferior por meio das radiografias laterais. RESULTADOS: oito (11,9%) pacientes apresentaram impacção dos segundos molares mandibulares ao final do tratamento com PLA; dois pacientes tiveram de recorrer à intervenção cirúrgica para a correção da impacção, cinco tiveram a correção da impacção usando apenas espaçadores e um apresentou autocorreção da impacção. A coroa e o ápice do primeiro molar inferior migraram 1.3mm e 2,.3mm, respectivamente, para mesial. O segundo molar não mostrou movimento horizontal significativo. CONCLUSÃO: embora o tratamento com PLA aumente o risco de impacção do segundo molar mandibular, as impacções, na maioria das vezes, podem ser facilmente corrigidas. Abstract in english INTRODUCTION: Although lip bumpers (LBs) provide significant clinical gain of mandibular arch perimeter in mixed-dentition patients, orthodontists are reluctant to use them due to the possibility of permanent second molar eruptive disturbances. [...] OBJECTIVE: The present study was conducted to assess second molar impaction associated with the use of LBs, and to investigate how they can be solved. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Lateral and panoramic radiographs of 67 patients (34 females and 33 males) were assessed prior (T1) and post-LB treatment (T2). LB therapy lasted for approximately 1.8 ± 0.9 years. Concomitant rapid palatal expansion (RPE) was performed in the maxilla at LB treatment onset. Impaction of mandibular second molars was assessed by means of panoramic radiographs in relation to the position of first mandibular molars. Horizontal and vertical movements of first and second molars were assessed cephalometrically on lateral cephalometric radiographs based on mandibular superimpositions. RESULTS: Eight (11.9%) patients had impacted second molars at the end of LB therapy. Two patients required surgical correction, whereas five required spacers and one patient was self-corrected. Mandibular first molar tip and apex migrated forward 1.3 mm and 2.3 mm, respectively. Second molar tip showed no statistically significant horizontal movement. CONCLUSION: Although LB therapy increased the risk of second molar impaction, impactions were, in most instances, easily solved.

  1. Multiple Abnormal Unerupted Mandibular Permanent Molar Teeth: A Case Report Molares Mandibulares Anormales No-Erupcionados Múltiples: Reporte de un Caso

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    Umit Karacayli

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available Abnormal multiply unerupted permanent molars have long received the attention of anatomists and maxillofacial surgeons besides the other developmental teeth anomalies. This paper presents a clinical case of a 23-year-old male patient who was admitted to the department of maxillofacial surgery in faculty of dentistry in Gulhane Medical School with a six month history of pain at the rest position and during chewing and also tender on his right corpus of mandible. The impaction which resulted in eruption failure and anatomical dislocation of the normally developed three mandibular molar teeth was found. It was defined facial asymmetry on his right side in extra-oral examination. Diagnosis of multiple abnormal unerupted mandibular molar teeth was confirmed by panoramic and 3D CT images. The unerupted inverted tooth was the third molar which is positioned to basis of the mandible on the right side. In the other side, the first molar was placed on basis of mandible and located distoangulary. The second molar was located on middle of the left corpus mandible vertically. And also, the third molar was erupted mesioangulary. The arch-length was evaluated by the oral surgeon. Mesio-distal distance between the teeth was to be sufficient. Causes of impacted permanent teeth might have been influenced by local factors such as prolonged deciduous tooth retention, malposed tooth germs, but not causing arch-length deficiency and supernumerary teeth. Abnormalities such as those reported in the present case are significant during maxillofacial surgery.Los molares permanentes anormales no erupcionados múltiples, además de otras anomalías del desarrollo de los dientes, desde hace tiempo han recibido atención de anatomistas y cirujanos maxilofaciales. Este artículo presenta un caso clínico de un paciente masculino de 23 años de edad, que fue admitido en el Departamento de Cirugía Maxilofacial de la Facultad de Odontología de la Escuela de Medicina Gulhane, con una historia de seis meses de dolor, en la posición de descanso y durante la masticación, así como dolor en su cuerpo mandibular derecho. Fue encontrada la impactación que resulta de la falla en la erupción y la dislocación de la anatomía normal del desarrollo en tres molares mandibulares. En el examen extraoral fue definida asimetría facial del lado derecho. El diagnóstico de molares mandibulares anormales no erupcionados múltiples fue confirmado por radiografía panorámica e imágenes de tomografía 3D. El diente invertido no erupcionado fue el tercer molar que se encontró en la base de la mandíbula en el lado derecho. En el otro lado, el primer molar se posicionó sobre la base de la mandíbula distoangularmente. El segundo molar se encontró verticalmente en medio del cuerpo mandibular izquierdo. También, el tercer molar erupcionó mesioangularmente. La longitud del arco fue evaluada por el cirujano oral. La distancia mesio-distal entre los dientes fue suficiente. Las causas de impactación de los dientes permanentes podrían haber sido influenciadas por los factores locales, tales como la retención prolongada de dientes deciduos o gérmenes dentales malposicionados, pero no fueron provocados por deficiencia de longitud del arco y dientes supernumerarios. Anomalías tales como las reportadas en el presente caso, son importantes en la cirugía maxilofacial.

  2. Multiple Abnormal Unerupted Mandibular Permanent Molar Teeth: A Case Report / Molares Mandibulares Anormales No-Erupcionados Múltiples: Reporte de un Caso

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    Umit, Karacayli; Nuket, Gocmen-Mas.

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available Los molares permanentes anormales no erupcionados múltiples, además de otras anomalías del desarrollo de los dientes, desde hace tiempo han recibido atención de anatomistas y cirujanos maxilofaciales. Este artículo presenta un caso clínico de un paciente masculino de 23 años de edad, que fue admitid [...] o en el Departamento de Cirugía Maxilofacial de la Facultad de Odontología de la Escuela de Medicina Gulhane, con una historia de seis meses de dolor, en la posición de descanso y durante la masticación, así como dolor en su cuerpo mandibular derecho. Fue encontrada la impactación que resulta de la falla en la erupción y la dislocación de la anatomía normal del desarrollo en tres molares mandibulares. En el examen extraoral fue definida asimetría facial del lado derecho. El diagnóstico de molares mandibulares anormales no erupcionados múltiples fue confirmado por radiografía panorámica e imágenes de tomografía 3D. El diente invertido no erupcionado fue el tercer molar que se encontró en la base de la mandíbula en el lado derecho. En el otro lado, el primer molar se posicionó sobre la base de la mandíbula distoangularmente. El segundo molar se encontró verticalmente en medio del cuerpo mandibular izquierdo. También, el tercer molar erupcionó mesioangularmente. La longitud del arco fue evaluada por el cirujano oral. La distancia mesio-distal entre los dientes fue suficiente. Las causas de impactación de los dientes permanentes podrían haber sido influenciadas por los factores locales, tales como la retención prolongada de dientes deciduos o gérmenes dentales malposicionados, pero no fueron provocados por deficiencia de longitud del arco y dientes supernumerarios. Anomalías tales como las reportadas en el presente caso, son importantes en la cirugía maxilofacial. Abstract in english Abnormal multiply unerupted permanent molars have long received the attention of anatomists and maxillofacial surgeons besides the other developmental teeth anomalies. This paper presents a clinical case of a 23-year-old male patient who was admitted to the department of maxillofacial surgery in fac [...] ulty of dentistry in Gulhane Medical School with a six month history of pain at the rest position and during chewing and also tender on his right corpus of mandible. The impaction which resulted in eruption failure and anatomical dislocation of the normally developed three mandibular molar teeth was found. It was defined facial asymmetry on his right side in extra-oral examination. Diagnosis of multiple abnormal unerupted mandibular molar teeth was confirmed by panoramic and 3D CT images. The unerupted inverted tooth was the third molar which is positioned to basis of the mandible on the right side. In the other side, the first molar was placed on basis of mandible and located distoangulary. The second molar was located on middle of the left corpus mandible vertically. And also, the third molar was erupted mesioangulary. The arch-length was evaluated by the oral surgeon. Mesio-distal distance between the teeth was to be sufficient. Causes of impacted permanent teeth might have been influenced by local factors such as prolonged deciduous tooth retention, malposed tooth germs, but not causing arch-length deficiency and supernumerary teeth. Abnormalities such as those reported in the present case are significant during maxillofacial surgery.

  3. Retained Asymptomatic Third Molars and Risk for Second Molar Pathology

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    2013-01-01

    Prophylactic extraction of unerupted asymptomatic third molars is the most common oral surgery procedure in the United States. However, limited evidence exists to justify its costs and associated morbidity. We analyzed data collected over 25 years from 416 adult men enrolled in the Veterans Affairs Dental Longitudinal Study to evaluate the association of retained asymptomatic third molars with risk of adjacent second molar pathology (caries and/or periodontitis), based on third molar status (...

  4. Hipomineralização molar-incisivo

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    Basso, Ana Paula et al.

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available A hipomineralização-molar incisivo (HMI é um defeito de origem sistêmica no esmalte dentário de primeiros molares e incisivos permanentes. Nesta condição, o esmalte hipomineralizado é frágil e pode se destacar facilmente, deixando a dentina exposta e causando, assim, problemas como sensibilidade dentária e maior risco ao estabelecimento de lesões de cárie. A HMI é freqüentemente confundida com fluorose ou amelogênese imperfeita e sua prevalência varia de 3,6 a 25%. Vários fatores etiológicos são citados para a condição e estão freqüentemente relacionados com doenças na infância nos primeiros três anos de vida. O tratamento envolve desde a restauração dos dentes afetados com materiais adesivos ou até mesmo a extração dos mesmos, dependendo da severidade do caso.

  5. Maxillary sinus pneumatization after maxillary molar extraction assessed with cone beam computed tomography

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    Jung, Yu Hoa; Nah, Kyung Soo; Cho, Bong Hae [Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, College of Dentistry, Pusan National University, Pusan (Korea, Republic of)

    2009-09-15

    The purpose of this study was to examine the inferior expansion of the maxillary sinus floor following maxillary molar extraction. Cone beam computed tomographic images of 59 subjects were used to evaluate the height difference of the maxillary sinus floor between extraction sites and contralateral dentate sites. The height of the maxillary sinus floor was defined as the vertical distance to the Frankfort plane from the level of the anterior nasal spine to the most inferior point of the sinus floor. We examined the difference in sinus pneumatization according to the number of missing teeth and the vertical relationship of the molar roots to the sinus floor. The inferior expansion of the maxillary sinus floor was 1.20 {+-} 1.86 mm on the maxillary first molar and 1.90 {+-} 2.42 mm on the maxillary second molar. Increased expansion was observed in cases where two proximate molars were extracted. There was no significant difference in sinus pneumatization following extraction according to the vertical relationship of the molar roots to the sinus floor. The results of this study confirm that sinus pneumatization occurs following maxillary molar extraction. In situations where pneumatization can affect treatment after molar extraction, three-dimensional radiography should be considered.

  6. Angle Class II, subdivision, with agenesis of mandibular second molars and extrusion of maxillary second molars

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    Rubens Rodrigues, Tavares.

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available O presente caso clínico relata o tratamento de uma má oclusão de Classe II de Angle, em uma jovem com face harmoniosa, porém agravada por agenesias de segundos e terceiros molares inferiores e consequente extrusão dos segundos molares superiores. A anomalia oclusal atípica e peculiar levou a uma pro [...] posta de tratamento individualizada, visando normalizar os maus posicionamentos dentários e uma posterior reabilitação das áreas edêntulas, por meio de uma abordagem multidisciplinar. O presente caso foi apresentado à Diretoria do Board Brasileiro de Ortodontia e Ortopedia Facial (BBO), como parte dos requisitos para a obtenção do título de Diplomado pelo BBO. Abstract in english This clinical case reports the treatment of an Angle Class II malocclusion in a young woman with a balanced face affected by agenesis of second and third mandibular molars and subsequent extrusion of second maxillary molars. The atypical and peculiar occlusal anomaly led to individualized treatment [...] proposed in order to normalize dental malpositions, with subsequent rehabilitation of edentulous areas by means of a multidisciplinary approach. This case was presented to the Brazilian Board of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (BBO) in partial fulfillment of the requirements for obtaining the title of certified by the BBO.

  7. Taurodontism in deciduous molars.

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    Bafna, Yash; Kambalimath, H V; Khandelwal, Vishal; Nayak, Prathibha

    2013-01-01

    Taurodont teeth are characterised by large pulp chambers at the expense of roots. An enlarged pulp chamber, apical displacement of the pulpal floor and no constriction at the level of the cement-enamel junction are the characteristic features of taurodont tooth. It appears more frequently as an isolated anomaly but its association with syndromes and other abnormalities have also been reported. Permanent dentition is more commonly affected than deciduous dentition. This paper presents a case report of taurodontism in relation to mandibular deciduous second molars. PMID:23737594

  8. Evaluación del distalador molar Belussi Evaluation of Belussi's molar distalizer

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    Samer Abdel Nour Khoury

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available La distalización de los molares superiores en mesogresión es una alternativa de tratamiento muy utilizado en nuestros días. Se conocen muchos métodos de distalización molar, estos han evolucionado notablemente y siguen siendo eficaces en el tratamiento. El objetivo de esta investigación fue evaluar los cambios dentales producidos por el distalador molar Belussi. El aparato fue empleado en 11 pacientes con una edad promedio de 12 años, distoclusión de molares causada por mesogresión, y con tipo facial favorable. A cada uno se le confeccionaron modelos de estudio y se le realizaron fotografías, radiografías panorámicas y telerradiografías laterales de cráneo, antes y después del tratamiento, para analizar las variables objeto de estudio. El aparato se mantuvo en boca hasta lograr un sobretratamiento de la relación molar. Finalmente, se obtuvo una distalización molar de 4,45 mm acompañada de una inclinación de 5,55°, con una pérdida mínima de anclaje temporal.The distalization of the superior molars in mesial migration is a useful alternative treatment nowadays. Many methods of molar distalization are known. They have significantly evolved and they are still effective in the treatment. The objective of this investigation was to evaluate the dental changes produced by Belussi Molar Distalizer. The appliance was used in 11 patients with an average of 12 years-old, distoocclusion of molars caused by mesial migration and with a favorable facial type. Study models were made for each one of them and pictures, panoramic x-rays and lateral X-rays of the skull were taken, before and after the treatment, to analyze the variables object of study. The appliance was kept in the mouth until achieving an overtreatment of the molar relation. Finally, a molar distalization of 4.45 mm accompanied with an inclination of 5.55° was obtained, with a minimum loss of temporary anchorage.

  9. Evaluación del distalador molar Belussi / Evaluation of Belussi's molar distalizer

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    Samer Abdel, Nour Khoury; Gloria, Marín Manso; Maiyelín, Llanes Rodríguez; Yulenia, Cruz Rivas.

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available La distalización de los molares superiores en mesogresión es una alternativa de tratamiento muy utilizado en nuestros días. Se conocen muchos métodos de distalización molar, estos han evolucionado notablemente y siguen siendo eficaces en el tratamiento. El objetivo de esta investigación fue evaluar [...] los cambios dentales producidos por el distalador molar Belussi. El aparato fue empleado en 11 pacientes con una edad promedio de 12 años, distoclusión de molares causada por mesogresión, y con tipo facial favorable. A cada uno se le confeccionaron modelos de estudio y se le realizaron fotografías, radiografías panorámicas y telerradiografías laterales de cráneo, antes y después del tratamiento, para analizar las variables objeto de estudio. El aparato se mantuvo en boca hasta lograr un sobretratamiento de la relación molar. Finalmente, se obtuvo una distalización molar de 4,45 mm acompañada de una inclinación de 5,55°, con una pérdida mínima de anclaje temporal. Abstract in english The distalization of the superior molars in mesial migration is a useful alternative treatment nowadays. Many methods of molar distalization are known. They have significantly evolved and they are still effective in the treatment. The objective of this investigation was to evaluate the dental change [...] s produced by Belussi Molar Distalizer. The appliance was used in 11 patients with an average of 12 years-old, distoocclusion of molars caused by mesial migration and with a favorable facial type. Study models were made for each one of them and pictures, panoramic x-rays and lateral X-rays of the skull were taken, before and after the treatment, to analyze the variables object of study. The appliance was kept in the mouth until achieving an overtreatment of the molar relation. Finally, a molar distalization of 4.45 mm accompanied with an inclination of 5.55° was obtained, with a minimum loss of temporary anchorage.

  10. Efficacy of the technique of piezoelectric corticotomy for orthodontic traction of impacted mandibular third molars.

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    Ma, Zhigui; Xu, Guangzhou; Yang, Chi; Xie, Qianyang; Shen, Yuqing; Zhang, Shanyong

    2015-04-01

    Our aim was to assess the efficacy of piezoelectric corticotomy for orthodontic traction of mandibular third molars close to the inferior alveolar nerve. Thirty patients with impacted third molars close to the nerve were included in the study, 15 of whom were treated with conventional orthodontic traction and 15 with piezoelectric corticotomy. We recorded duration of treatment including exposure and orthodontic traction, and time to the final extraction. Postoperative complications including trismus, swelling, and pain were also noted. Alveolar bone levels mesial and distal to the second molars were evaluated on cone-beam computed tomographic (CT) images. Student's t test was used to assess the significance of differences between the groups. After orthodontic treatments all impacted third molars were successfully removed from the inferior alveolar nerve without neurological damage. The mean (SD) duration of surgical exposure in the piezoelectric corticotomy group was significantly longer than that in the conventional group (p=0.01). The mean (SD) duration of traction was 4 (2.3) months after piezoelectric corticotomy, much shorter than the 7.5 (1.3) months in the conventional group (p=0.03). There were no significant differences in postoperative complications between the groups. There was a significant increase in the distal alveolar height of second molars after treatment in both groups (pcorticotomy allows more efficient and faster traction of third molars with a close relation between the root and the inferior alveolar nerve, although it took longer than the traditional technique. PMID:25638568

  11. Embarazo molar repetido: Caso clínico

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    Leonor Zapata

    2002-03-01

    Full Text Available Se presenta el caso clínico de una paciente con tres embarazos molares en tres años. Los dos primeros fueron dos molas completas y el último una mola parcial, todas de la misma pareja sexual. Se revisaron 385 historias de pacientes con cualquier tipo de embarazo molar entre 1991-2000. Hubo 3 pacientes con embarazo molar repetido lo que representa el 0,77 %, se diagnosticaron 104 embarazos y de estos 4 fueron molares lo que representó una mola por cada 26 embarazos. Se hacen comentarios sobre etiología, futuro reproductivo, posible evolución hacia tumor trofoblástico de la gestación y vigilancia clínica de los próximos embarazos.The case of a patient with three molar pregnancies in three years is reported. The first two were complete mola and the last one a partial mola, all from the same sexual partner. The record of 385 patients with any kind of molar pregnancy between 1991-2000 were revised and there were 3 patients with repeated molar pregnancies (0.77 %. There were 104 pregnancies from which 4 were mola (one mola for each 26 pregnancies. We comment about etiology, reproductive future, possible evolution to gestational trophoblastic tumor and clinical surveillance of subsequent pregnancies.

  12. Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement and Removal

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    ... Professions Site Index A-Z Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement and Removal What is Inferior Vena Cava ... benefits vs. risks? What is Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement and Removal? In an inferior vena cava ...

  13. Primary inferior oblique overaction-management by inferior oblique recession.

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    Kamlesh

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of 10 mm inferior oblique recession in horizontal strabismus with V pattern and primary inferior oblique overaction. METHODS: Ten patients of V esotropia and exotropia with primary inferior oblique overaction underwent 10 mm inferior oblique recession by the methods described by Park and Stallard. Pre- and postoperative V pattern, inferior oblique overaction and binocularity were assessed. Patients were followed up for 3 months. RESULTS: The mean preoperative V pattern was 38.3 PD and the mean inferior oblique overaction was 22 PD. After surgery the mean correction of the V pattern was 26.9 PD and the mean residual V pattern was 11.4 PD. None of the patients had inferior oblique overaction postoperatively. 70% of the patients showed improvement in binocularity. CONCLUSION: 10 mm Inferior oblique recession by the described technique is a simple, safe and effective method for the cosmetic and functional treatment of horizontal deviation and V pattern with primary inferior oblique overaction.

  14. Extrações de molares na Ortodontia Molar extractions in orthodontics

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    Marco Antônio Schroeder

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available O tratamento ortodôntico com extração de molares em pacientes adultos é tecnicamente mais complexo, devido a inúmeros fatores. Em geral, o espaço a ser fechado é maior do que o espaço dos pré-molares e, por isso, a ancoragem é crítica e o tempo de tratamento mais longo. É comum esses casos apresentarem algum grau de comprometimento periodontal por causa da idade dos pacientes e, portanto, necessitam de maior controle da mecânica ortodôntica para reduzir os efeitos colaterais do fechamento do espaço. Por isso, bons resultados de finalização são mais difíceis de ser alcançados. Sendo assim, este artigo tem como objetivo apresentar as razões para a indicação de extração de molares nos tratamentos ortodônticos, as contraindicações, as diferentes fases da mecânica ortodôntica, esclarecer os fatores envolvidos nesse tipo de planejamento e tratamento e apresentar casos clínicos tratados com extração de molares.Orthodontic treatment with extraction of molars in adult patients is technically more complex due to a number of factors. In general, the space to be closed is greater than premolar spaces rendering critical anchorage and longer treatment time. Often such cases exhibit some degree of periodontal involvement due to patient age. Hence, the need for greater control over orthodontic mechanics to reduce the side effects of space closure. Therefore, good finishing results can be more difficult to achieve. Thus, the purpose of this article is to determine the reasons for molar extraction indications, describe different stages of orthodontic mechanics, and explain the issues involved in this kind of planning and treatment. Additionally, it aims at describing some treatments with molar extractions.

  15. Extrações de molares na Ortodontia / Molar extractions in orthodontics

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    Marco Antônio, Schroeder; Daniela Kimaid, Schroeder; Diego Júnior Silva, Santos; Michelle Machado, Leser.

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available O tratamento ortodôntico com extração de molares em pacientes adultos é tecnicamente mais complexo, devido a inúmeros fatores. Em geral, o espaço a ser fechado é maior do que o espaço dos pré-molares e, por isso, a ancoragem é crítica e o tempo de tratamento mais longo. É comum esses casos apresenta [...] rem algum grau de comprometimento periodontal por causa da idade dos pacientes e, portanto, necessitam de maior controle da mecânica ortodôntica para reduzir os efeitos colaterais do fechamento do espaço. Por isso, bons resultados de finalização são mais difíceis de ser alcançados. Sendo assim, este artigo tem como objetivo apresentar as razões para a indicação de extração de molares nos tratamentos ortodônticos, as contraindicações, as diferentes fases da mecânica ortodôntica, esclarecer os fatores envolvidos nesse tipo de planejamento e tratamento e apresentar casos clínicos tratados com extração de molares. Abstract in english Orthodontic treatment with extraction of molars in adult patients is technically more complex due to a number of factors. In general, the space to be closed is greater than premolar spaces rendering critical anchorage and longer treatment time. Often such cases exhibit some degree of periodontal inv [...] olvement due to patient age. Hence, the need for greater control over orthodontic mechanics to reduce the side effects of space closure. Therefore, good finishing results can be more difficult to achieve. Thus, the purpose of this article is to determine the reasons for molar extraction indications, describe different stages of orthodontic mechanics, and explain the issues involved in this kind of planning and treatment. Additionally, it aims at describing some treatments with molar extractions.

  16. Anesthetic technique for inferior alveolar nerve block: a new approach

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    Dafna Geller, Palti; Cristiane Machado de, Almeida; Antonio de Castro, Rodrigues; Jesus Carlos, Andreo; José Eduardo Oliveira, Lima.

    2011-02-01

    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: Effective pain control in Dentistry may be achieved by local anesthetic techniques. The success of the anesthetic technique in mandibular structures depends on the proximity of the needle tip to the mandibular foramen at the moment of anesthetic injection into the pterygomandibular regio [...] n. Two techniques are available to reach the inferior alveolar nerve where it enters the mandibular canal, namely indirect and direct; these techniques differ in the number of movements required. Data demonstrate that the indirect technique is considered ineffective in 15% of cases and the direct technique in 13-29% of cases. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to describe an alternative technique for inferior alveolar nerve block using several anatomical points for reference, simplifying the procedure and enabling greater success and a more rapid learning curve. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A total of 193 mandibles (146 with permanent dentition and 47 with primary dentition) from dry skulls were used to establish a relationship between the teeth and the mandibular foramen. By using two wires, the first passing through the mesiobuccal groove and middle point of the mesial slope of the distolingual cusp of the primary second molar or permanent first molar (right side), and the second following the oclusal plane (left side), a line can be achieved whose projection coincides with the left mandibular foramen. RESULTS: The obtained data showed correlation in 82.88% of cases using the permanent first molar, and in 93.62% of cases using the primary second molar. CONCLUSION: This method is potentially effective for inferior alveolar nerve block, especially in Pediatric Dentistry.

  17. Anesthetic technique for inferior alveolar nerve block: a new approach

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    Dafna Geller Palti

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    Full Text Available BACKGROUND: Effective pain control in Dentistry may be achieved by local anesthetic techniques. The success of the anesthetic technique in mandibular structures depends on the proximity of the needle tip to the mandibular foramen at the moment of anesthetic injection into the pterygomandibular region. Two techniques are available to reach the inferior alveolar nerve where it enters the mandibular canal, namely indirect and direct; these techniques differ in the number of movements required. Data demonstrate that the indirect technique is considered ineffective in 15% of cases and the direct technique in 13-29% of cases. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to describe an alternative technique for inferior alveolar nerve block using several anatomical points for reference, simplifying the procedure and enabling greater success and a more rapid learning curve. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A total of 193 mandibles (146 with permanent dentition and 47 with primary dentition from dry skulls were used to establish a relationship between the teeth and the mandibular foramen. By using two wires, the first passing through the mesiobuccal groove and middle point of the mesial slope of the distolingual cusp of the primary second molar or permanent first molar (right side, and the second following the oclusal plane (left side, a line can be achieved whose projection coincides with the left mandibular foramen. RESULTS: The obtained data showed correlation in 82.88% of cases using the permanent first molar, and in 93.62% of cases using the primary second molar. CONCLUSION: This method is potentially effective for inferior alveolar nerve block, especially in Pediatric Dentistry.

  18. Relation between mandibular third molar and mandibular canal assessed by computed tomography

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    During the removal of the mandibular third molar, the inferior alveolar nerve in the canal sometimes damaged. To avoid this complication, it is necessary to understand the positional relationship between the mandibular third molar and the mandibular canal. We evaluated the relationship between the mandibular 3rd molar and the mandibular canal with panoramic X-p and computed tomography (CT). Eighty-six (50.0%) mandibular canals were buccal type, 64 were inferior type, 18 were lingal type, and 4 were between the roots type on CT findings. 137 (79.7%) canal pattern were round type, 35 were flatness type. 109 (63.4%) presence of bone were interposition type, 63 were non-interposition type. Among 172 third molar extraction, hypesthesia of lower lip was observed in 3 cases and inferior alveolar nerve was exposed in 3 teeth. There was no overlap between hypesthesia and nerve exposure. CT provides useful information to surgeons regarding the relationship between the mandibular third molar and the mandibular canal. (author)

  19. Mini-implants: mechanical resource for molars uprighting

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    Full Text Available INTRODUCTION: The early orthodontic treatment allows correction of skeletal discrepancies by growth control, and the elimination of deleterious habits, which are risk factors for the development of malocclusions, favoring for the correction of tooth positioning later in a second treatment stage. During development of teeth and occlusion, the mandibular second molars commonly erupt in the oral cavity after all other teeth of the anterior region. In their eruptive process there may be a condition known as tooth impaction, which precludes its complete eruption and requires proper uprighting treatment. The temporary anchorage devices allow disimpaction and movement of these teeth directly to their final position, without the need of patient compliance or reaction movements in other parts of the arch. OBJECTIVE: This paper aims at describing a case report of the treatment of a patient with Angle Class II malocclusion, performed in two phases, in which mini-implants were used for uprighting the impacted mandibular second molars.INTRODUÇÃO: o tratamento ortodôntico precoce permite a correção das discrepâncias esqueléticas por meio do controle de crescimento e a eliminação de hábitos deletérios, que são fatores de risco para o desenvolvimento de más oclusões, que favorecem a correção do posicionamento dentário mais tardiamente, em uma segunda fase do tratamento. Durante o desenvolvimento da dentição e da oclusão, normalmente o segundo molar inferior chega à cavidade bucal após todos os dentes posicionados anteriormente a ele. Durante seu processo eruptivo, pode ocorrer uma condição chamada "impacção dentária", em que sua erupção completa é interrompida, exigindo tratamento apropriado para verticalização. Os dispositivos temporários de ancoragem permitem a desimpacção e a movimentação desses dentes diretamente às suas posições finais, sem a necessidade de cooperação do paciente e sem movimento de reação nas outras unidades da arcada. OBJETIVO: descrever o tratamento de um caso de má oclusão Classe II de Angle, realizado em duas fases, durante o qual foram utilizados mini-implantes para verticalização dos segundos molares inferiores impactados.

  20. Noncompliance unilateral maxillary molar distalization:.

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    Mavropoulos, Anestis; Sayinsu, Korkmaz; Allaf, Ferdi; Kiliaridis, Stavros; Papadopoulos, Moschos A; Keles, Ahmet Ozlem

    2006-05-01

    The aim of this prospective study was the three-dimensional (3-D) analysis of tooth movements after unilateral upper molar distalization by means of a noncompliance intraoral appliance, the Keles slider. This appliance exerts a distalizing force of 150 g at approximately the level of the center of resistance of the upper first molar. Twelve patients (six girls and six boys with a mean age of 13.1 years) with a unilateral Class II molar relationship participated in the study. Dental casts were taken immediately before placement and after removal of the appliance. The casts were digitized using a 3-D surface laser scanner and superimposed on a predefined area of the palate. The average unilateral upper first molar distal movement was 3.1 mm (range: 2.4 to 5.3 mm). Anchorage loss was expressed by a 2.1 mm (range: 0.8 to 3.8 mm) proclination of the central incisors and a 6.1 degrees mesial inclination of the ipsilateral first premolar (range: 1.7 degrees to 12.3 degrees ). There was approximately 1 mm of midline deviation toward the contralateral side and a 1.6 mm (range: 0.8 to 2.3 mm) buccal displacement of the contralateral first premolar. A substantial variation was observed among patients. Noncompliance unilateral upper molar distalization was an efficient treatment approach. There was, however, a substantial anchorage loss. Case selection is strongly recommended because significant anterior crowding, ectopic canines, or spacing can lead to significant anchorage loss. PMID:16637715

  1. Inferior alveolar nerve damage because of overextended endodontic material: a problem of sealer cement biocompatibility?

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    Escoda-Francoli, Jaume; Canalda-Sahli, Carles; Soler, Albert; Figueiredo, Rui; Gay-Escoda, Cosme

    2007-12-01

    Damage to the inferior alveolar nerve is a relatively infrequent complication in dental practice. When root canal treatment of a lower molar or premolar surpasses and/or overextends beyond the apical foramen and invades the periapical zone, the foreign material introduced within such a sensitive anatomical space may mechanically or even chemically affect the inferior alveolar nerve. We describe a case of endodontic treatment of a permanent right lower first molar in which the sealer cement overextended in large amounts and damaged the right inferior alveolar nerve. The condition reverted a few months after the surgical removal of the material. Evaluation of the removed material, using powder x-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy with coupled dispersive energy spectroscopy, showed it to consist of calcium tungstate (scheelite [CaWO4]) and zirconium oxide (baddeleyite [ZrO2]), which were chemical components of the sealer cement. PMID:18037065

  2. Primer registro de Clastoptera sp. (Hemiptera: Cercopidae) en Harpalyce arborescens (Fabaceae) del bosque tropical deciduo de Tamaulipas, México / First record of Clastoptera sp. (Hemiptera: Cercopidae) in Harpalyce arborescens (Fabaceae) of the tropical deciduous forest in Tamaulipas, Mexico

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    José Guadalupe, Martínez-Avalos; Manuel, Lara; Griselda, Gaona; Gerardo, Sánchez-Ramos.

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    Full Text Available Se registra por primera vez la presencia de Clastoptera sp., asociada a Harpalyce arborescens, especie de árbol maderable de alto valor comercial del bosque tropical deciduo del estado de Tamaulipas. Los registros se delimitan a 2 localidades, ubicadas en 3 sitios: San Vicente y González, del munici [...] pio de Casas, en la zona sureste de la Sierra de Tamaulipas (23°25'35.76" N, 98°38'56.86" O; 382 m y 23°21'35.75" N, 98°38'21.06" O; 455 m) y en el ejido Morelos, municipio de Llera, en la parte media de la misma sierra (23°27'27.37" N, 99°05'09.41" O; 546 m). Abstract in english Castopetra sp. is reported for the first time associated to Harpalyce arborescens at a timber tree species of high commercial value of the tropical deciduous forest in Tamaulipas state. The records of the genus are restricted to 2 locations in 3 sites: San Vicente and González, municipality of Casas [...] in the southeast of the Sierra de Tamaulipas (23°25'35.76" N, 98°38'56.86" W; 382 m and 23°21'35.75" N, 98°38'21.06" W; 455 m), and the ejido Morelos municipality of Llera in the middle of the same range (23°27'27.37" N, 99°05'09.41" W; 546 m).

  3. Molar development in sheep: morphology, radiography, microhardness

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    The chronology of molar development is studied from radiographic and macroscopic observations on 48 south Pre-Alps were living under optimal nutritional conditions. It was found that the first molar started its development in utero, the second molar at one month after birth, and the third molar, at 9-10 months. The first molar emerged into the oral cavity at 3 months, the second at 9 months and the third molar at 18 months. The first molar began the development of its roots at 6-7 months, the second molar at 11-12 months and the third molar at 20-22 months. The first molar reached completion of the growth of its roots at 3.5-4 years, the second and the third molars at about 6 years. The molars show the particularity of being functional during the three months which follow their eruption although the development of the crown is not completed. Then the accelerated wear is only partially compensated by the growth of the roots. The study also shows how the combined effects of wear and dentine deposit in the pulp cavity affect the morphology of molars. It reveals the marked hardness of enamel (240 Vickers units) and the low resistance of dentine at the surface of attrition (30 Vickers units)

  4. Má oclusão Classe I de Angle tratada com extrações de primeiros molares permanentes Angle Class I malocclusion treated with extraction of first permanent molars

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    2010-01-01

    A má oclusão Classe I de Angle é caracterizada por uma relação anteroposterior normal nos molares, que pode ou não estar acompanhada por alterações esqueléticas - nos planos vertical ou transverso - ou dentárias. A biprotrusão, revelada pela inclinação acentuada dos incisivos superiores e inferiores para vestibular, somada ao trespasse horizontal excessivo, faz com que o paciente fique mais exposto a traumas dentários, além de causar comprometimento estético. A escolha dos dentes a serem extr...

  5. Expressly Fabricated Molar Tube Bases: Enhanced Adhesion

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    Sharma, Tarun; Phull, Tarun Singh; Rana, Tarun; Kumar, Varun

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    Clinicians, Orthodontists and their patients’ parents often expect the best results in the shortest time span possible. Orthodontic bonding of molar tubes has been an acceptable risk in a modern era of refined biomaterials and instrumentation. Although many orthodontists still prefer banding to bonding, it is the failure rate of the tubes on molars which accounts to an impedance in molar bonding. One of the reasons for molar attachment failures is attributed to improper adaptation of the bucc...

  6. Autotransplantation of a Mature Mandibular Third Molar to Replace Hopeless Mandibular First Molar Autotransplantation of a Mature Mandibular Third Molar to Replace Hopeless Mandibular First Molar

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    Samar Fatemi; Sonbol Fatemi; Maryam Boojarpoor

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    In this case report, a mature third mandibular molar was transplanted in the socket of a hopeless first mandibular molar of the same quadrant. A 32-year-old woman was diagnosed with strip perforation of her left first lower molar. Orthograde and retrograde treatments were unsuccessful. The tooth was extracted and replaced by the third molar of the same quadrant. Following transplantation, the tooth was splinted and the soft tissue was sutured. Removing sutures and pulp extirpation were carr...

  7. Prevalência de perda precoce de molares decíduos: estudo retrospectivo = Prevalence of early loss of deciduous molars: a retrospective study

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    Alessandro Leite Cavalcanti

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    Full Text Available Este estudo retrospectivo determinou a prevalência da perda precoce demolares decíduos em pacientes atendidos na clínica de Odontopediatria da Universidade Estadual da Paraíba. Foram examinados 515 prontuários, sendo os dados registrados em um formulário. Foram analisadas as variáveis: gênero, idade, tipo de molar decíduo perdido,arcada dentária (maxilar ou mandibular e lado (direito e esquerdo. Observou-se que a prevalência de perda precoce foi de 15,1%, existindo uma distribuição similar entre os gêneros. Em relação à idade da criança, a maior freqüência de perda acometeu pacientescom sete anos (32,1%. Houve distribuição equitativa da perda dentária entre as arcadas superior e inferior, com 43,6% cada uma, sendo o lado esquerdo o mais acometido (41%. O segundo molar superior esquerdo foi o mais acometido (17,9%, seguido do primeiromolar decíduo superior direito (16,1%. Pode-se concluir que a prevalência de perda precoce foi baixa e que os molares decíduos superiores foram os dentes mais comumente perdidos.This retrospective study determined the prevalence of early loss of deciduous molars in patients enrolled at the Pediatric Dentistry clinic at the State University of Paraíba. A review of 515 patient records were analyzed, registered in a form. The following variables were analyzed: gender, age, type of deciduous molar loss, region (maxilla or mandible and side (right and left. It was observed that the prevalence of early tooth loss was 15.1% and there was a similar distribution between the genders. In regard to age, the greatest frequency of tooth loss involved patients at 7 years old (32.1%. There was a similar distribution of tooth loss between the maxilla and mandible regions, at 43.6% each, with the left side being themost involved (41%. The second upper left deciduous molar was the most commonly missing tooth (17.9%, followed by the first upper right deciduous molar (16.1%. It can be concluded that the prevalence of early loss was lower and that the upper primary molarswere the most commonly missing teeth.

  8. Evaluation of Dental Eruption of Third Molars in the Length of Mandible Evaluación de la Erupción Dentaria de los Terceros Molares en Relación a la Longitud de la Mandíbula

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    Gilberto de Sousa Filho

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    Full Text Available The aim of this work was to evaluate the eruption of the third molar teeth in the length of the mandible using the orthodontic documentation obtained between 2005 and 2006 as sampling method, a total of 193 cases of both sexes. The cephalometric analysis and panoramic radiographic studies were chosen from two clinics randomly selected in the city of Recife ­ Pernambuco - Brazil. It was analyzed the linear size of mandibular bone by the use of McNamara's Cephalometric Analysis, and also the presence or not of dental retention of inferior third molar teeth with the help of panoramic radiographic study, evaluating the commitment of these retentions with the effective length of mandible. The work concluded that when the effective mandibular length is small induces a dental retention of these third molars, mostly the left inferior third molar, which 46.5% of the cases was observed as retained. However, in 53.8% of the cases was observed the absence or no-formation of these dental germs for the left inferior third molar and 60% for the right, showing a big size of the effective length of the mandible exposing that the no-formation of these teeth was not directly related to the lack of space in the dental arch. The study demonstrated that the sexual dimorphism does not influence the eruption of these teeth, however, according to age, was emphasized a dependence concerning about dental eruption, retention or absence of left inferior third molar.El objetivo de la presente investigación fue evaluar la erupción del tercer molar a lo largo de la mandíbula usando documentación de ortodoncia obtenida entre los años 2005 y 2006, en un total de 193 casos de individuos brasileños, adultos, de ambos sexos. El análisis cefalométrico y los estudios radiográficos panorámicos fueron obtenidos de dos clínicas y seleccionados al azar en la ciudad de Recife, Estado de Pernambuco, Brasil. Se analizó el tamaño linear de la mandíbula usando el método cefalómetrico de McNamara, y también la presencia o ausencia de retención dental del tercer molar inferior con la ayuda de radiografías panorámicas, evaluando la relación de esas retenciones, si las hubiere, con la longitud efectiva de la mandíbula. Los resultados muestran que cuando la longitud mandibular efectiva es pequeña induce a retención dental de los terceros molares, siendo en la mayoría de los casos el tercer molar inferior izquierdo, lo cual fue obervado en 46,5 % . Sin embargo, en el 53,8 % de los casos se observó ausencia o no formación de los gérmenes dentales del molar mencionado, característica que se encontró en 60 % en el lado derecho, mostrando un gran tamaño de longitud efectiva de la mandíbula, indicando que la no formación de ese molar no fue directamente relacionada a un reducido espacio en el arco dental. El estudio demostró que el dimorfismo sexual no influencia la erupción de ese molar, sin embargo, la variable edad, resaltó una dependencia relacionada con la erupción dental, retención o ausencia del tercer molar inferior izquierdo.

  9. Evaluation of Dental Eruption of Third Molars in the Length of Mandible / Evaluación de la Erupción Dentaria de los Terceros Molares en Relación a la Longitud de la Mandíbula

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    Gilberto de, Sousa Filho; Adelmar Afonso de, Amorim Júnior; Carla Cabral dos Santos Accioly, Lins; Joaquim Celestino da, Silva Neto.

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de la presente investigación fue evaluar la erupción del tercer molar a lo largo de la mandíbula usando documentación de ortodoncia obtenida entre los años 2005 y 2006, en un total de 193 casos de individuos brasileños, adultos, de ambos sexos. El análisis cefalométrico y los estudios ra [...] diográficos panorámicos fueron obtenidos de dos clínicas y seleccionados al azar en la ciudad de Recife, Estado de Pernambuco, Brasil. Se analizó el tamaño linear de la mandíbula usando el método cefalómetrico de McNamara, y también la presencia o ausencia de retención dental del tercer molar inferior con la ayuda de radiografías panorámicas, evaluando la relación de esas retenciones, si las hubiere, con la longitud efectiva de la mandíbula. Los resultados muestran que cuando la longitud mandibular efectiva es pequeña induce a retención dental de los terceros molares, siendo en la mayoría de los casos el tercer molar inferior izquierdo, lo cual fue obervado en 46,5 % . Sin embargo, en el 53,8 % de los casos se observó ausencia o no formación de los gérmenes dentales del molar mencionado, característica que se encontró en 60 % en el lado derecho, mostrando un gran tamaño de longitud efectiva de la mandíbula, indicando que la no formación de ese molar no fue directamente relacionada a un reducido espacio en el arco dental. El estudio demostró que el dimorfismo sexual no influencia la erupción de ese molar, sin embargo, la variable edad, resaltó una dependencia relacionada con la erupción dental, retención o ausencia del tercer molar inferior izquierdo. Abstract in english The aim of this work was to evaluate the eruption of the third molar teeth in the length of the mandible using the orthodontic documentation obtained between 2005 and 2006 as sampling method, a total of 193 cases of both sexes. The cephalometric analysis and panoramic radiographic studies were chose [...] n from two clinics randomly selected in the city of Recife ­ Pernambuco - Brazil. It was analyzed the linear size of mandibular bone by the use of McNamara's Cephalometric Analysis, and also the presence or not of dental retention of inferior third molar teeth with the help of panoramic radiographic study, evaluating the commitment of these retentions with the effective length of mandible. The work concluded that when the effective mandibular length is small induces a dental retention of these third molars, mostly the left inferior third molar, which 46.5% of the cases was observed as retained. However, in 53.8% of the cases was observed the absence or no-formation of these dental germs for the left inferior third molar and 60% for the right, showing a big size of the effective length of the mandible exposing that the no-formation of these teeth was not directly related to the lack of space in the dental arch. The study demonstrated that the sexual dimorphism does not influence the eruption of these teeth, however, according to age, was emphasized a dependence concerning about dental eruption, retention or absence of left inferior third molar.

  10. Neurovascular plexus theory for "escape pain phenomenon" in lower third molar surgery

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    Gururaj Arakeri

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available Pain during extraction of impacted mandibular third molars which can occur despite adequate local anesthesia is termed as "escape pain phenomenon". Recently, it was described during elevation of a mesioangular impacted mandibular third molar and also while curetting an extracted third molar socket. This phenomenon has been overlooked, as it was previously considered secondary to pressure effect on the inferior alveolar neurovascular bundle (IANB. However, it is unlikely that the pain impulses originate from direct pressure on the IANB, as the nerve is blocked more proximally at its entry into the mandible. The authors speculated that the occasional presence of a neurovascular plexus (NVP independent of the IANB causes the escape of a pain impulse upon stimulation by root pressure or instrumentation. To validate the presence of such a plexus, a meticulous literature search and review were performed. The search revealed evidence of the occasional presence of a NVP consisting of auriculotemporal and/or retromolar neural filaments. The plexus may be present around the inferior alveolar artery or embedded within the IANB, and does not innervate the tooth. This plexus likely propagates pain impulses only upon stimulation by compression or instrumentation in the apical area of the tooth socket. This theory explains the absence of pain during tooth sectioning and bone guttering in the presence of a complete inferior alveolar nerve block.

  11. Má oclusão Classe I de Angle tratada com extrações de primeiros molares permanentes Angle Class I malocclusion treated with extraction of first permanent molars

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    Ivan Tadeu Pinheiro da Silva

    2010-08-01

    Full Text Available A má oclusão Classe I de Angle é caracterizada por uma relação anteroposterior normal nos molares, que pode ou não estar acompanhada por alterações esqueléticas - nos planos vertical ou transverso - ou dentárias. A biprotrusão, revelada pela inclinação acentuada dos incisivos superiores e inferiores para vestibular, somada ao trespasse horizontal excessivo, faz com que o paciente fique mais exposto a traumas dentários, além de causar comprometimento estético. A escolha dos dentes a serem extraídos para a correção, geralmente, recai sobre os primeiros ou segundos pré-molares, devido à sua posição na arcada. Contudo, a extração do primeiro molar permanente, em função de algum comprometimento, por cárie ou restauração extensa, pode ser uma alternativa, proporcionando a manutenção de um dente hígido em detrimento de outro já manipulado. O presente caso, tratado de maneira incomum, pela extração dos quatro primeiros molares permanentes, foi apresentado à Diretoria do Board Brasileiro de Ortodontia e Ortopedia Facial (BBO, representando a categoria 2, como parte dos requisitos para a obtenção do título de diplomado pelo BBO.Angle Class I malocclusion is characterized by normal anteroposterior molar relationship, which may or may not be accompanied by skeletal changes-in the vertical or transverse planes-or dental changes. Bimaxillary dental protrusion, characterized by pronounced labial inclination of maxillary and mandibular incisors combined with excessive overjet, expose patients to dental trauma and compromise aesthetics. In deciding which teeth to extract for Class I correction the first or second premolars are usually selected due to their location in the dental arch. However, the extraction of a first permanent molar compromised by caries or extensive restoration may be an alternative that ensures the preservation of a healthy tooth instead of one that has already been manipulated. This case, treated in an unusual manner by the extraction of four first permanent molars, was presented to the Brazilian Board of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (BBO as representative of category 2, as part of the requirements for obtaining the BBO diplomate title.

  12. Variations in the buccal-lingual alveolar bone thickness of impacted mandibular third molar: our classification and treatment perspectives

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    Ge, Jing; Zheng, Jia-Wei; Yang, Chi; Qian, Wen-Tao

    2016-01-01

    Selecting either buccal or lingual approach for the mandibular third molar surgical extraction has been an intense debate for years. The aim of this observational retrospective study was to classify the molar based on the proximity to the external cortical bone, and analyze the position of inferior alveolar canal (IAC) of each type. Cone-beam CT (CBCT) data of 110 deeply impacted mandibular third molars from 91 consecutive patients were analyzed. A new classification based on the mean deduction value (MD) of buccal-lingual alveolar bone thickness was proposed: MD?1?mm was classified as buccal position, 1?mm>MD>?1?mm was classified as central position, MD??1?mm was classified as lingual position. The study samples were distributed as: buccal position (1.8%) in 2 subjects, central position (10.9%) in 12 and lingual position (87.3%) in 96. Ninety-six molars (87.3%) contacted the IAC. The buccal and inferior IAC course were the most common types in impacted third molar, especially in lingually positioned ones. Our study suggested that amongst deeply impacted mandibular third molars, lingual position occupies the largest proportion, followed by the central, and then the buccal type. PMID:26759181

  13. Simulation of the Inferior Mirage

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    Branca, Mario

    2010-01-01

    A mirage can occur when a continuous variation in the refractive index of the air causes light rays to follow a curved path. As a result, the image we see is displaced from the location of the object. If the image appears higher in the air than the object, it is called a "superior" mirage, while if it appears lower it is called an "inferior"…

  14. Permanent molars: Delayed development and eruption

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    2006-05-01

    Full Text Available Delayed development and eruption of all the permanent molars is a rare phenomenon, which can cause disturbance in the developing occlusion. The eruption of permanent first and second molars is very important for the coordination of facial growth and for providing sufficient occlusal support for undisturbed mastication. In the case described, the first permanent molars were delayed in their development and were seen erupting at the age of nine and a half years. Severe disparity between the left and the right side of the dentition with respect to the rate of development of molars were also present.

  15. Pneumatization of bilateral inferior turbinates: case report

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    Fatih Akagun; Banu Atalay Erdogan; Fatih Bora

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    Nasal turbinates are very important for normal nasal functions. Warming, humidification, filtration and regulation of air sow are the main functions of turbinates. Pneumatization of inferior turbinate which is known as inferior concha bullosa is an anatomic variation and less than the pneumatization of middle turbinate. Although usually asymptomatic, severe pneumatized and inferior hypertrophic turbinates can cause nasal obstruction and headache. Mostly; pneumatization of inferior turbinate i...

  16. Efficacy of low level laser therapy on neurosensory recovery after injury to the inferior alveolar nerve

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    Gorur Ilker; Orhan Kaan; Ozen Tuncer; Ozturk Adnan

    2006-01-01

    Abstract Background The most severe complication after the removal of mandibular third molars is injury to the inferior alveolar nerve or the lingual nerve. These complications are rather uncommon (0.4% to 8.4%) and most of them are transient. However, some of them persist for longer than 6 months, which can leave various degrees of long-term permanent disability. While several methods such as pharmacologic therapy, microneurosurgery, autogenous and alloplastic grafting can be used for the tr...

  17. Ankylosis of primary molar along with congenitally missing first permanent molar

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    Suprabha B; Pai S

    2006-01-01

    Ankylosis of primary mandibular molars has been routinely found to be associated with various developmental disturbances in permanent dentition such as aplasia of the succedaneous tooth, ectopic eruption of the premolar, infraoclusion of the ankylosed tooth leading to tipping of the first permanent molar etc. This article describes a rare case where there was ankylosis of a mandibular second primary molar along with congenitally missing first permanent molar which resulted in the transpositio...

  18. Treating Intraradicular Pockets of molars

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    Full Text Available It appears that until bone graft has not achieved 100% success, intraradicular diseases remain controversial and therefore, different treatment plans are suggested for them. Treating intraradicular diseases depend on many factors: maxillary molars are more prone to bone loss and have worse prognosis. To assess prognosis more carefully these factors should be considered: 1 bone loss: its apical depth, local or generalized 2 bone condition: buccal, lingual, mesial and distal aspects 3 tooth mobility: grades 2 and 3 have not good prognosis. Crown root ratio is also important. 4 the angle of divergence of roots: the more the roots are divergent, the better the prognosis would be. 5adjacent teeth health 6tooth position in jaws 7 age and general health of the patients 8 oral hygiene In general, teeth with 2 roots can be treated more effectively than 3 root ones. Maxillary first premolars are exceptions that do not respond to the treatments positively. We should look forward to the future investigations and findings.

  19. Antibiotics in third molar surgery.

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    Vlcek, Daniel; Razavi, Amir; Kuttenberger, Johannes J

    2014-01-01

    The aim of this survey was to assess the knowledge and practice of Swiss dentists focusing on the use of antibiotics in prophylactic surgical removal of lower wisdom teeth. A postal survey was conducted among all 3288 dentists who are members of the Swiss Dental Society (SSO) representing nearly all dentists in Switzerland. The questionnaire consisted of 13 questions with mostly multiple-choice answers. Demographic profile, surgical experience, the use of antibiotics, and wound management, i.e. wound closure and the use of mouth rinse were assessed. A response rate of 55% was obtained. Most Swiss dentists perform surgical extractions in their practices. Of all dentists, 18.6% used antibiotics routinely, but a large variation was found comparing the three linguistic regions of Switzerland with the highest prescription rate of 48% in the French-speaking south-west of Switzerland. Fifty-two percent of dentists prescribed amoxicillin in a dose of 750 mg. Most often three daily doses were prescribed (47%). A postoperative regime was prescribed by 54.4% of dentists. French language (p=0.003), graduation from the university of Geneva (p=0.007), foreign diplomas (pthird molar surgery. Antibiotic prescription however largely depends on geographical situation and dentist profiles. The assessment of antibiotic use in private practices is important in the light of growing evidence that antibiotic overuse may lead to development of multiresistant bacterial strains. In a second part results regarding wound management and mouth rinse will be presented. PMID:24671748

  20. Molar ectopic pregnancy in the uterine cornus.

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    Hwang, Jong Ha; Lee, Jae Kwan; Lee, Nak Woo; Lee, Kyu Wan

    2010-01-01

    Cornual pregnancy is a rare form of ectopic pregnancy. The incidence of hydatiform molar pregnancy is 1 in 1000 to 2000 pregnancies. Molar cornual ectopic pregnancy is extremely rare. A 41-year-old nulliparous woman was admitted via the emergency department because of vaginal bleeding for 2 weeks. Transvaginal sonography exhibited a heterogeneous hypoechoic shadow in the endometrium that suggested a hematometra including blood clots and tissue, and a multicystic echogenic mass, with flow at color Doppler ultrasonography, in the lateral wall of the uterus. A laparoscopic cornuostomy was performed. Pathologic analysis demonstrated placental tissue with features consistent with a partial molar pregnancy. Systemic methotrexate therapy was administered to treat the possible remnants of the molar pregnancy. Molar cornual ectopic pregnancy can be successfully treated with laparoscopic cornuostomy and systemic methotrexate therapy. PMID:20226416

  1. Evaluation of Food Retention in Occlusal Surfaces of First Primary Molars / Evaluación de la Retención de Alimentos en las Superficies Oclusales de los Primeros Molares Temporales

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    L. L, Meneghel; K. B. P, Fernandes; S. M. H, Lara; A, Ferelle; L, Sturion; L. R. F, Walter.

    2010-09-01

    Full Text Available Algunas características de los alimentos, como la viscosidad y consistencia, puede modificar el tiempo para el retiro de alimentos de la boca, así como favorecer la actividad de las bacterias cariogénicas, y el aumento de riesgo de caries dental. Este estudio tuvo como objetivos verificar la retenci [...] ón de alimentos en contacto con un sustrato cariogénico en niños de 24-30 meses de edad. 27 niños (54 dientes) fueron evaluados. Se realizo la ingesta de una galleta de chocolate, y la zona de retención del alimento fue documentada por la fotografía digital en dos tiempos de experimentación (to: 0 y t1: 30 minutos) y se calculó utilizando el software Image Tool 3.0. El índice de superficie (mm2) de retención de alimentos fue estadísticamente reducido (test de Wilcoxon, p = 0,001) después de 30 minutos para molares maxilares (to: 0,37 ± 0,04 y t1: 0,042 ± 0,015) y mandibulares (to:0,30 ± 0,03 y t1: 0,078 ± 0,019). No se observaron diferencias en El índice de superficie de retención de alimentos entre los grupos en el tiempo inicial. En el momento final, los molares inferiores muestran una zona de retención superiores a los maxilares (prueba de Mann-Whitney, p = 0,04). La prevalencia de la retención de alimentos en los molares inferiores fue más alta que los molares superiores (Chi cuadrado, p = 0,03). En conclusión, los primeros molares mandibulares primarios retienen más alimentos que los molares superiores, siendo concordante con los resultados clínicos de la prevalencia de caries. Abstract in english Some food characteristics, like stickiness and consistency, can modify the time for food removal from the mouth as well as favors the activity of cariogenic bacteria, increasing dental caries risk. This study aimed to observe food retention in contact with a cariogenic substrate in 24-30 months old [...] children. Therefore, 27 children (54 teeth) were evaluated. They intake a chocolate cookie and the food retention area was documented by digital photography in two experimental times (to: 0 and t1: 30 minutes) and it was calculated using Image Tool 3.0 software. The food retention surface index (mm2) was statistically reduced (Wilcoxon’s test, p=0.001) after 30 minutes for both maxillary (to: 0.37 ± 0.04 and t1:0.042 ± 0.015) and mandibular (to: 0.30 ± 0.03 and t1: 0.078 ± 0.019) molars. No differences were observed between the groups in food retention surface index at the initial time. At the final time, the mandibular molars show a higher retention area than the maxillary ones (Mann-Whitney’s test, p=0.04). The prevalence of food retention at the mandibular molars is higher than the maxillary molars (Chi Square’s test, p=0.03). In conclusion, first primary mandibular molars retain more food than the maxillary molars, being in agreement with clinical results of dental caries’ prevalence.

  2. Expressly fabricated molar tube bases: enhanced adhesion.

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    Sharma, Tarun; Phull, Tarun Singh; Rana, Tarun; Kumar, Varun

    2014-06-01

    Clinicians, Orthodontists and their patients' parents often expect the best results in the shortest time span possible. Orthodontic bonding of molar tubes has been an acceptable risk in a modern era of refined biomaterials and instrumentation. Although many orthodontists still prefer banding to bonding, it is the failure rate of the tubes on molars which accounts to an impedance in molar bonding. One of the reasons for molar attachment failures is attributed to improper adaptation of the buccal tube base with or without increased thickness of composite. Merits of banding the second molars especially when these are the terminal teeth for anchorage have been overemphasized in the literature. The present article presents a simple and relatively less time consuming technique of preparing molar tubes to be bonded on tooth surfaces which may be quite difficult to isolate especially for bonding, for example, mandibular second molars. The increased surface area of the composite scaffold helps not only in enhanced bond strength but also serves to reduce the incidence of plaque accumulation given the dexterity of invitro preparation. The removal of the occlusal part of the molar tube scaffold helps in prevention of open / raised bite tendencies. The present innovation, therefore, is not merely serendipity but a structured technique to overcome a common dilemma for the clinical orthodontist. The present dictum of banding being superior to molar tube bonding may prove to be futile with trendsetting molar attachments. It is also an established fact that bonding proves to be a lesser expensive modality when compared to banding procedures. PMID:25121070

  3. Inferior mirages: an improved model.

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    Young, Andrew T

    2015-02-01

    A quantitative model of the inferior mirage is presented, based on a realistic temperature profile in the convective boundary layer, using Monin-Obukhov similarity theory. The top of the inverted image is determined by the logarithmic part of the profile; the bottom is the apparent horizon, which depends on optical obstruction by roughness elements. These effects of surface roughness are included in the model, which is illustrated with a simulation. The vertical magnification varies throughout the mirage, becoming infinite at Minnaert's ill-named "vanishing line"-which makes green flashes apparent to the naked eye. PMID:25967823

  4. "Nangañaña" (Tremelloscypha gelatinosa, Sebacinaceae), hongo silvestre comestible del bosque tropical deciduo en la depresión central de Chiapas, México / "Nangañaña" (Tremelloscypha gelatinosa, Sebacinaceae), a wild edible fungus from the tropical deciduous forest of the Central Chiapas Basin, Mexico

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    Victor, Manuel Bandala; Leticia, Montoya; Rafael, Villegas; Teresa Guadalupe, Cabrera; Manuel de Jesús, Gutiérrez; Tomás, Acero.

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Se presenta información sobre el uso de los esporomas de Tremelloscypha gelatinosa como alimento por los habitantes nativos de Nandayalu, una localidad al SE de Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México. El hongo es localmente llamado "nangañaña", los cuerpos fructíferos se recogen durante parte de la tempo [...] rada de lluvias (julio-agosto) y se usan para consumo familiar. Se describe el método de recolección y de preparación, y se presentan fotografías de sus basidiomas, de su hábitat y usos. La especie se registró fructificando en el suelo, bajo árboles de Gymnopodium floribundum, en bosque tropical deciduo en la depresión central de Chiapas. Tremelloscypha gelatinosa es un heterobasidiomiceto del orden Sebacinales y su relación filogenética con especies que forman micorrizas sugiere su posible relación ectomicorrízica con las raíces de las plantas y, por tanto, desempeñando una importante función ecológica en los ecosistemas tropicales donde se desarrolla. Es un hongo poco frecuente, hasta ahora registrado de Jamaica (localidad tipo), Florida (E.U.A.), Yucatán y Quintana Roo (México). No se tenía conocimiento de su uso como elemento comestible silvestre. Abstract in english We present information on the use of sporomes of Tremelloscypha gelatinosa as a food source among native people from Nandayalu, a locality situated SE of Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico. The fungus is locally named "nangañaña" and its fruit bodies are collected during part of the rainy season (Jun [...] e-August) and are used for familiar consumption. Their methods of collecting and preparation are described and photographs of the basidiomes and habit are provided. Tremelloscypha gelatinosa was found growing below trees of Gymnopodium floribundum in the tropical deciduous forest of the Central Chiapas basin. It is a heterobasidiomycete belonging to the order Sebacinales and its phylogenetic placement among proven ectomycorrhizal sebacinoid species suggests its probable ectomycorrhizal symbiosis with plant roots, thus playing a relevant ecological role in tropical ecosytems where it occurs. Tremelloscypha gelatinosa is an infrequently encountered fungus, currently known from Jamaica (type locality), Florida (USA), Yucatán and Quintana Roo (Mexico) and until now unreported as a wild edible fungus.

  5. Caries dental aguda del primer molar permanente en niños de 12 años / Acute dental caries of the first permanent molar in children younger than 12 years

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    Daniel Enrique, Reyes Romagosa; Ireana Josefina, Baños Toirac; María Elena, Sánchez Iturriaga; Blanca Margarita, Rodríguez Martínez.

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: el primer molar permanente es considerado la llave de la oclusión dentaria, la presencia de caries en éste es elevada, lo que dificulta el logro de las metas trazadas por organizaciones de salud a nivel mundial en este grupo de edad. Objetivo: determinar el comportamiento de la caries [...] dental aguda en primer molar permanente en una población de 12 años de edad atendida en la Clínica Estomatológica Santa Cruz de la Parroquia Goaigoaza. Métodos: se realizó un estudio descriptivo transversal en la Clínica Estomatológica Santa Cruz. Parroquia Goaigoaza, municipio Puerto Cabello, estado Carabobo, en el período comprendido entre abril del 2009 a abril 2010. Se seleccionaron 97 pacientes de 12 años de edad los que constituyeron el universo y la muestra. Acudieron a la consulta por dolor debido a la presencia de caries dental aguda. Se registraron las variables: edad, sexo, grado clínico de la caries dental, estímulos externos que provocaron dolor, la cara dental y la arcada dentaria más afectadas. La información fue recogida mediante interrogatorio y examen clínico. Resultados: el sexo masculino representó el 63,9 %. La caries dental de 3er grado estuvo presente en un 68 %. Los estímulos externos que provocaron dolor fueron: el frío presente en 75,2 % y los alimentos dulces en 69,1 % en ambos sexos. El primer molar inferior derecho resultó más afectado (46,4 %) que el izquierdo (36,1 %), así como la arcada dentaria inferior (25,8 %) y la cara oclusal (64,9 %). Conclusiones: predominaron el sexo masculino y la caries dental aguda de 3er grado. El frío y los alimentos dulces fueron los estímulos externos más frecuentes. Los más afectados resultaron el primer molar inferior derecho, la cara oclusal y la arcada dentaria inferior. Abstract in english Introduction: the first permanent molar is considered the dental key to occlusion. The presence of caries here is high, hindering the achievement of goals set by various health organizations worldwide in this age group. Objetive: to determine acute dental caries behavior in the first permanent molar [...] within a 12 year-aged population, assisted at The Dental Clinic of Santa Cruz in Goaigoaza Parish. Method: a descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in The Dental Clinic of Santa Cruz in Goaigoaza Parish, Puerto Cabello, Carabobo, from April 2009 to April 2010. 97 patients (12 year-aged) were selected to form the universe and sample. These patients came to consultation in pain due to the presence of acute dental caries. Variables were recorded such as: age, sex, clinical grade of dental caries, external stimuli causing pain, dental face and the most affected dental arch: the variables were. The information was collected by interview and clinical examination. Results: the males accounted for 63.9 %. 3rd grade dental caries were present in 68.0 %. External stimuli causing pain were cold (75.2 %) and sweet foods (69.1 %) in both genders. The lower right first molar was the more affected (46.4 %) than the left one (36.1 %), as well as the lower dental arch (25.8 %) and the occlusal face (64.9 %). Conclusions: acute 3rd grade dental caries and males patients predominated. Cold and sweet foods were the most frequent external stimuli, The lower right first molar, the occlusal face and lower dental arch were the most affected.

  6. Extraccion del primer molar permanente como una alternativa en el tratamiento de ortodoncia / Extractions of first permanent molars as a choice of the orthodontic treatment

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    Diego, Rey; Giovanni, Oberti; Angela, Sierra.

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Resumen La extracción de primeros molares permanentes es una alternativa de tratamiento en algunos casos de ortodoncia como aquellos que presentan apiñamiento moderado, biprotrusión, mordidas abiertas, clase II y III en casos en los cuales es necesario realizar exodoncias y en donde los primeros mol [...] ares están en mal estado por caries extensas u otras alteraciones en su formación, lo que los hace mas elegibles para ser extraidos evitando restauraciones extensas futuras o la necesidad de colocar implantes para remplazarlos . Este articulo describe tres casos con diferentes tipos de maloclusiones en los cuales los primeros molares superiores y/o inferiores fueron elegidos para ser extraídos y así poder obtener resultados clínicos óptimos tanto faciales como oclusales. Abstract in english Abstract Extraction of First permanent molars is a treatment alternative in patients with moderate crowding, bi-maxillary protrusion, open bites, class III, Class II, in cases of extensive caries or other developmental problems or to prevent the placement of implants to replace them. This article de [...] scribes three different clinical cases in which first, upper and lower permanent molars were chosen to be extracted in order to obtain clinical, facial and oclusal good results.

  7. Maxillary second molar impaction in the adjacent ectopic third molar: Report of five rare cases

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    Bernardo Q Souki

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Maxillary second molar impaction in the adjacent ectopic third molar is a rare condition that practitioners might face in the field of pediatric dentistry and orthodontics. The early diagnosis and extraction of the adjacent ectopic third molar have been advocated, and prior research has reported a high rate of spontaneous eruption following third molar removal. However, some challenges in the daily practice are that the early diagnosis of this type of tooth impaction is difficult with conventional radiographic examination, and sometimes the early surgical removal of the maxillary third molar must be postponed because of the risks of damaging the second molar. The objective of this study is to report a case series of five young patients with maxillary second molar impaction and to discuss the difficulty of early diagnosis with the conventional radiographic examination, and unpredictability of self-correction.

  8. Traumatismos de veia cava inferior Inferior vena cava injuries

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    Cleinaldo de Almeida Costa

    2005-10-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar a incidência, o perfil clínico e as estratégias operatórias dos ferimentos de Veia Cava Inferior (VCI. MÉTODOS: Foram analisados retrospectivamente os prontuários de 76 doentes com ferimento de VCI atendidos nos dois prontossocorros de Manaus, no período de janeiro de 1997 a julho de 2002. Mecanismo de lesão, mortalidade, estado hemodinâmico, índice de trauma abdominal penetrante (PATI, achados intra-operatórios e conduta cirúrgica foram estudados. RESULTADOS: Quarenta e nove (65% doentes sofreram lesão por arma branca, 26 (34% por arma de fogo e um por traumatismo abdominal fechado. Quarenta e um (54% doentes sobreviveram. Quase todos chegaram acordados, entretanto 40% estavam hipotensos (pressão arterial sistólica BACKGROUND: Injuries of inferior vena cava (IVC require immediate and definitive action. Our objective is to evaluate the incidence, the clinical findings and the operative approach to IVC injuries. METHODS: We retrospectively studied 76 patients with IVC injuries treated in two Emergency Hospitals of Manaus, AM, Brazil, from January 1997 to July 2002. Mechanisms of injuries, mortality, hemodynamic status, penetrating abdominal trauma index (PATI, intraoperative findings and surgical approach were among assessed data. RESULTS: Fourty-nine patients (65% had stab wounds, 26 (34% gunshot wounds, and one had blunt abdominal trauma. Fourty-one (54% patients survived. Almost all patients entered the emergency room awake, although 40% were hypotensive (systolic blood pressure < 70 mmHg, and the penetrating abdominal trauma index average was above 40. At laparotomy, active retroperitoneal bleeding or an expanding retroperitoneal hematoma were detected in all cases. Caval injury was retro-hepatic in 21 patients, and infrahepatic in the other 55. The prevailing surgical approach was lateral repair in 65 patients. Atrial-caval shunting was tried in six patients, with only three survivals. CONCLUSIONS: We concluded that IVC injury remains a highly lethal injury and there is a close relationship with urban violence. This study emphasizes that successful outcome depends on prompt volume restoration, avoidance of hypothermia and a stratified selective surgical approach.

  9. Empleo racional de la coronectomía en la extracción de terceros molares incluidos Rational application of coronectomy when treating lower impacted third molar

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    C. Recio Lora

    2009-08-01

    Full Text Available Los terceros molares son los dientes que, con más frecuencia, sufren el fracaso de su erupción y quedan incluidos o retenidos dentro de los maxilares. Un gran porcentaje de nuestros pacientes presentan los cordales incluidos y, de ellos, una parte importante se acompaña de patología que hace aconsejable su tratamiento quirúrgico. La técnica de la coronectomía aplicada al tercer molar incluido fue descrita por primera vez por Ecuyer y Debien en 1984 como la eliminación parcial de dicho diente, dejando deliberadamente parte de su raíz en el interior de la mandíbula. Fue propuesta para evitar la lesión del nervio dentario inferior (NDI en aquéllos casos en los que existía una íntima relación entre ambas estructuras anatómicas. Aunque el objetivo de la técnica es muy claro, no está libre de controversia, ya que el cirujano debe valorar la posibilidad de una complicación infecciosa de origen pulpar. Presentamos un caso clínico exitoso de esta técnica, junto al análisis de la postura ante la técnica de los distintos autores, así como sus ventajas e inconvenientes.Third molars are the teeth that most frequently fail to erupt and remain impacted or retained inside the bone. A large percentage of our patients have impacted wisdom teeth and many of these patients also have pathologies that require surgical treatment. Applied coronectomy technique of the impacted third molar was first described by Ecuyer and Debien in 1984. The described it as partial elimination of the tooth in question, deliberately leaving part of the root inside the bone. This was proposed to avoid injuring the inferior dental nerve in cases where there was a close relationship between the two anatomical structures. Although the objective of the procedure is very clear, it is still controversial. Therefore, the surgeon should evaluate the possibility of an infectious complication of pulpar origin. We present the successful clinical case that uses this technique, as well as an analysis of the distinct authors' opinions this technique and its advantages and disadvantages.

  10. Treatment of ectopic first permanent molar teeth.

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    Hennessy, Joe

    2012-11-01

    Ectopic eruption of the first permanent molar is a relatively common occurence in the developing dentition. A range of treatment options are available to the clinician provided that diagnosis is made early. Non-treatment can result in premature exfoliation of the second primary molar, space loss and impaction of the second premolar. This paper will describe the management of ectopic first permanent molars, using clinical examples to illustrate the available treatment options. CLINICAL RELEVANCE: This paper is relevant to every general dental practitioner who treats patients in mixed dentition.

  11. Fabrication and Evaluation of a Noncompliant Molar Distalizing Appliance: Bonded Molar Distalizer

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    S. Arab

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available Objective: Attempts to treat class II malocclusions without extraction in non-compliant patients have led to utilization of intraoral molar distalizing appliances. The purpose of this study was to investigate dental and skeletal effects of Bonded Molar Distalizer (BMD which is a simple molar distalizing appliance.Materials and Methods: Sixteen patients (12 girls, four boys with bilateral half-cusp class II molar relationship, erupted permanent second molars and normal or vertical growth pattern were selected for bilateral distalization of maxillary molars via BMD. Thescrews were activated every other day, alternately. Lateral cephalograms and study models were obtained before treatment and after 11 weeks activation of the appliance.Results: Significant amounts of molar distalization, molar distal tipping and anchorage loss were observed. The mean maxillary first molar distal movement was 1.22±0.936 mm with a distal tipping of 2.97±3.74 degrees in 11 weeks. The rate of distal movement was0.48 mm per month. Reciprocal mesial movement of the first premolars was 2.26±1.12 mm with a mesial tipping of 4.25±3.12 degrees. Maxillary incisors moved 3.55±1.46 mm and tipped 9.87±5.03 degrees mesially. Lower anterior face height (LAFH decreased 1.28±1.36 mm.Conclusion: BMD is appropriate for distalizing maxillary molars, especially in patients with critical LAFH, although significant amounts of anchorage loss occur using this appliance.

  12. Maxillary second molar extractions in orthodontic treatment.

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    Lee, Wilson; Wong, Ricky Wing-Kit; Ikegami, Tomio; Hägg, Urban

    2008-01-01

    This article is a review of the rationales, indications, methods, and effects of orthodontic treatment with maxillary second molar extractions. In addition to the patient's malocclusion, specific considerations about the status and position of the maxillary second and third molars should be taken into account. In recent years, the development of temporary anchorage devices, in addition to extraoral traction and intraoral distalization appliances, has become another armamentarium in the distalization of the maxillary posterior teeth, which may affect the selection of teeth to be extracted from second to third molars. In conclusion, extraction of maxillary second molars is a viable option in selected cases at present, but it is important to understand the indications and limitations of this treatment choice. PMID:18426106

  13. Relación entre Niveles de Inclusión de Terceros Molares Mandibulares e Índices Antropométricos Físicos de la Mandíbula en Etnias Atacameñas y Aymaras del Norte de Chile Relationship between Levels of Third Molar Inclusion and Physical Anthropometric Indices of the Mandible in the Atacameño and Aymara Ethnic Groups of Northern Chile

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    Víctor Javier Beltrán Varas; Ramón Fuentes Fernández; Alejandro Bustos Cortés; Antonio Sanhueza Campos

    2011-01-01

    La patología relacionada con el proceso de formación odontogénica, desarrollo y erupción de terceros molares, constituyen uno de los motivos más frecuentes de consulta odontológica. La mayoría de los autores coinciden en que el tercer molar inferior es el diente con mayor frecuencia de inclusión pero existen discrepancias respecto a la influencia de factores ecológicos y raciales que expliquen esa condición. Se sabe que los individuos de un grupo étnico tienen características físicas especial...

  14. Remoción de terceros molares mandibulares con asistencia endoscópica: Nota técnica de un nuevo procedimiento quirúrgico para prevenir lesiones del NAI y formación de defectos óseos Removal of mandibular third molars with endoscopic approach: Technical note of a new surgical procedure to avoid IAN damage and bone defect formation

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    R Fuentes

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available La variada posición anatómica de los terceros molares mandibulares presenta importantes desafíos asociados a su profundidad y grado de inclinación. Las complicaciones más habituales del procedimiento quirúrgico convencional de extracción se relacionan con la extensa osteotomía y poca visualización del sitio quirúrgico, que pueden generar consecuencias post-quirúrgicas como inflamación, dolor, trismus, lesiones reversibles e irreversibles del nervio alveolar inferior (NAI o nervio lingual, riesgo de fractura y formación de defectos periodontales del segundo molar. La implementación de soportes rígidos en la óptica endoscópica ha permitido utilizar esta tecnología para realizar abordajes mínimamente invasivos para remover terceros molares mediante accesos flapless con una mínima osteotomía de la zona oclusal, conservando la pared bucal y lingual a través de la visualización directa y magnificada del sitio quirúrgico, adaptable a los movimientos del paciente durante la intervención. En este reporte se presenta un nuevo procedimiento quirúrgico mínimamente invasivo a través de asistencia endoscópica para la conservación ósea en la remoción de terceros molares mandibulares con riesgo de lesión del nervio alveolar inferior.Anatomic variability of the position of mandibular third molars represents significant challenges associated with its depth and angulation. The most common complications of conventional surgical procedure are related to extensive osteotomy and poor visualization, which can cause postsurgical effects such as inflammation, pain, trismus, reversible and irreversible lesions of the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN or lingual nerve, fracture risk and formation of a deep periodontal defect on the distal aspect of the second molar. The implementation of rigid endoscopy in optics has allowed to use this technology via a minimally invasive approach to remove third molars by a minimally occlusal flapless ostectomy, preserving the buccal and lingual walls through direct and magnified visualization of the surgical site, adaptable to the patient’s movements during the surgery. In this report, we present a new and minimally invasive procedure through endoscopic assistance for bone conservation in the removal of third molars at risk of inferior alveolar nerve injury.

  15. A study of the correlation between second molar distal caries and third molar eruption

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    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available This study aims to analyse the correlation parameters between second molar distal caries and third molar eruption. Materials and methods: 73 cases of patients who had their third impacted or semi-impacted molars removed,were studied; they were retrieved from the archive of a private practice. The following parameters were evaluated:patients’ gender, second molars distal caries,angulation, impaction plane and mesio-distal distance between the third and second molars. Results: Of the 73 cases that were studied, 21 involved second molar distal caries (28.8%, while in 52 cases the second molars were free of caries (71.2%. Within the first group, 66.6% of the cases involved third molar distal angulation of 41°-60° and 61°-80°, with type A impaction planes in 86% and the mesio-distal distance ranging between 10 – 12 mm in 52.4%. Conclusion: Erupting third morals need to be prophylactically extracted if there is a significant risk of developing caries in adjacent second molars.

  16. Litterfall, litter decomposition and nitrogen mineralization in old-growth evergreen and secondary deciduous Nothofagus forests in south-central Chile / Aporte, descomposición de hojarasca y mineralización de nitrógeno en bosques siempreverdes de antiguo crecimiento y bosques secundarios deciduos, centro-sur de Chile

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    JEROEN, STAELENS; NELE, AMELOOT; LEONARDO, ALMONACID; EVELYN, PADILLA; PASCAL, BOECKX; DRIES, HUYGENS; KRIS, VERHEYEN; CARLOS, OYARZÚN; ROBERTO, GODOY.

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    Full Text Available Los ecosistemas forestales del sur de Chile presentan un gran valor ecológico pues constituyen una de las mayores áreas del hemisferio Sur con existencias de bosques templados lluviosos. Están sometidos a procesos de deforestación, invasión de especies exóticas, fragmentación e incremento de deposit [...] ación de nitrógeno (N) atmosférico. Para apoyar su manejo sustentable se requiere de mayor conocimiento en el ciclo de nutrientes de estos ecosistemas. Se estudia la dinámica de nutrientes en cuatro sitios de bosques lluviosos valdivianos de la precordillera de los Andes, centro-sur de Chile: un bosque siempreverde de antiguo crecimiento prístino y otro alterado, un bosque caducifolio secundario con manejo silvícola y otro sin. Durante el período octubre 2002 -septiembre 2006, se estimaron (i) masa de la hojarasca (cuatro años) y contenido de nutrientes de la hojarasca (un año), (ii) descomposición y dinámica de nutrientes de hojarasca (un año) y de la corteza de Saxegothaea conspicua, y (iii) mineralización neta de nitrógeno (N-min) en el suelo in situ (un año). El aporte de hojarasca en los cuatro sitios fluctúa desde 3.5 hasta 5.8 ton ha-1 año-1, y es temporalmente menor en bosque caducifolio manejado, respecto del caducifolio sin manejo. Además, presentan una estacionalidad en los siempreverdes que es diferente, respecto de los deciduos. La hojarasca se descompone más rápidamente (promedio 32 % pérdida de masa después de un año) que la corteza (8 %), pero no se presentaron diferencias significativas en la hojarasca. El N neto en la hojarasca de los bosques siempreverdes disminuye durante la descomposición, pero se incrementa en la hojarasca de los deciduos. La N-mineralización neta del suelo fue completa en el bosque siempreverde prístino, intermedia en los bosques deciduos y el más baja en el bosque siempreverde alterado. Dada la ausencia de réplicas en las parcelas, no puede ser demostrado el impacto definido del tipo de bosque o régimen de manejo en el ciclo interno de nutrientes. Sin embargo, los resultados sugieren que el manejo silvícola puede afectar el reciclaje de nutrientes por la alteración en la composición de especies y estructura del bosque, aun cuando en el bosque secundario deciduo una extracción selectiva de madera en tiempo reciente (cinco años), no afecta la descomposición de la hojarasca o los montos de mineralización del nitrógeno. Abstract in english South Chilean forest ecosystems represent one of the largest areas of old-growth temperate rainforests remaining in the Southern hemisphere and have a high ecological value, but suffer from deforestation, invasion by exotic species, fragmentation, and increasing atmospheric nitrogen (N) deposition. [...] To support sustainable forest management, more knowledge is required on nutrient cycling of these ecosystems. Therefore, a descriptive study of nutrient dynamics was done in four Valdivian rainforests in the lower Andes range of south Chile: old-growth and altered evergreen stands and unmanaged and managed secondary deciduous stands. Time series were measured for (i) mass (four year) and nutrient content (N, K, Ca, and Mg; one year) of litterfall, (ii) decomposition and nutrient dynamics (N, C, K, Ca, Mg, and P; one year) of leaf litter and Saxegothaea conspicua bark litter, and (iii) in situ topsoil net N mineralization (one year). Litterfall in the four stands ranged from 3.5 to 5.8 ton ha-1 yr-1, was temporarily lower in the managed than in the unmanaged deciduous stand and had a different seasonality in the evergreen stands than in the deciduous stands. Leaf litter decomposed faster (on average 32 % mass loss after one year) than bark litter (8 %) but without significant differences between leaf litter types. Net N in evergreen leaf litter decreased during decomposition but increased in deciduous leaf litter. Net soil N mineralization was fastest in the pristine evergreen stand, intermediate in the deciduous stands and slowest in the altered evergreen forest. Given the absence of r

  17. Tuberculosis pulmonar de campos inferiores

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    Full Text Available La tuberculosis (TB que compromete sólo los campos pulmonares inferiores (TBCI es poco frecuente en el adulto y en general está asociada a alguna causa de inmunodepresión. El objetivo de nuestro trabajo fue determinar la incidencia de TBCI en nuestra población y comparar sus características respecto de la TB pulmonar de localización habitual. Se estudiaron en forma retrospectiva en el período de 2004 a 2008, 42 pacientes con TBCI que fueron comparados con 84 pacientes con TB pulmonar de localización habitual (grupo control. Se excluyeron pacientes con HIV. La TBCI representó el 6% del total de TB pulmonar. No se encontraron diferencias significativas en cuanto a edad, sexo, presencia de cavidades en la radiografía, días de evolución y nivel de albúmina. La TBCI tuvo significativamente mayor proporción de comorbilidades (p < 0.001, presencia de condensación (p < 0.001 y compromiso unilateral (p < 0.001 en la radiografía de tórax, junto con mayor número de internaciones (p = 0.02. Cabe destacar que sólo16 de los 42 pacientes con TBCI (38% tenían alguna comorbilidad demostrada. La TBCI puede presentarse aun sin comorbilidades asociadas y debe sospecharse en neumonías de evolución tórpida independientemente de su localización.

  18. Pulpotomías de molares temporales en pulpas muertas con tintura de propóleos al 10%

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    Walkyria del Carmen González Rodríguez

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    Full Text Available Se realizó un ensayo clínico fase II aleatorizado comparado en 50 niños de 4 a 10 años que presentaron molares temporales con muerte pulpar, los cuales acudieron a la Clínica Estomatológica Provincial de Santiago de Cuba entre septiembre del 2005 y septiembre del 2006, con el objetivo de demostrar la eficacia de la tintura de propóleos al 10 % en pulpotomías (necropulpotomías. Se conformaron 2 grupos de tratamientos de 26 pacientes cada uno: en el grupo A se empleó tintura de propóleos al 10 % y en el B el formocresol. Los pacientes se evaluaron a los 7, 15 y 30 días, sin observarse diferencias ni reacciones adversas. El grupo dentario más tratado fue el constituido por los segundos molares temporales inferiores, donde la tintura de propóleos al 10 % en las pulpotomías, resultó ser tan eficaz como el formocresol, por lo que se recomienda incluir en tratamientos endodónticos esta nueva terapéutica.

  19. Autotransplantation of a Mature Mandibular Third Molar to Replace Hopeless Mandibular First Molar Autotransplantation of a Mature Mandibular Third Molar to Replace Hopeless Mandibular First Molar

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    Full Text Available In this case report, a mature third mandibular molar was transplanted in the socket of a hopeless first mandibular molar of the same quadrant. A 32-year-old woman was diagnosed with strip perforation of her left first lower molar. Orthograde and retrograde treatments were unsuccessful. The tooth was extracted and replaced by the third molar of the same quadrant. Following transplantation, the tooth was splinted and the soft tissue was sutured. Removing sutures and pulp extirpation were carried out one week later simultaneously while the splint was left for one month. Prior to root canal therapy completion, calcium hydroxide therapy was considered for the tooth. Root canal treatment was completed after 3 months and the tooth was restored. Despite presence of granulation tissue in the socket of the first molar and closed apex of the wisdom tooth, the 9-months follow up revealed that the treatment was successful and no signs and symptoms were detected. In clinical examination, probing depth was normal and the radiograph indicated no pathological changes. The tooth was not tender to percussion and the absence of metal sound was indicative of no replacement resorption.

  20. Pneumatization of bilateral inferior turbinates: case report

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    Full Text Available Nasal turbinates are very important for normal nasal functions. Warming, humidification, filtration and regulation of air sow are the main functions of turbinates. Pneumatization of inferior turbinate which is known as inferior concha bullosa is an anatomic variation and less than the pneumatization of middle turbinate. Although usually asymptomatic, severe pneumatized and inferior hypertrophic turbinates can cause nasal obstruction and headache. Mostly; pneumatization of inferior turbinate is detected incidentaly on paranasal computerized tomography. Treatment is not always necessary but in some symptomatic cases surgery may be required. There is no consensus about surgical management. Paranasal sinus and turbinate surgical treatment focuses on techniques that affect the functions of the lowest rate. In this report, a 35 year old inferior concha bullosa case who suffers from nasal obstruction is presented and the symptomatology, diagnosis and treatment options are discussed.

  1. Observation of positional relation between mandibular third molars and the mandibular canal on limited cone beam computed tomography

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    We describe the preoperative use of limited cone beam computed tomography (CT) with a dental CT scanner for the assessment of mandibular third molars before extraction. Cone beam CT provides 42.7-mm-high and 30-mm-wide rectangular solid images, with a resolution of less than 0.2 mm. The positional relationship between the mandibular third molars and the mandibular canal was examined by dental CT. Sixty-eight lower third molars of 62 patients whose teeth were superimposed on the mandibular canal on periapical or panoramic radiographs were studied. Dental CT scans clearly demonstrated the positional relationship between the mandibular canal and the teeth. The mandibular canal was located buccally to the roots of 16 teeth, lingually to the roots of 27 teeth, inferiorly to the roots of 23 teeth, and between the roots of 2 teeth. The presence of bone between the mandibular canal and the teeth was not noted in 7 of 16 buccal cases, 24 of 27 lingual cases, and 10 of 23 inferior cases on dental CT scans, suggesting that the canal was in contact with the teeth. Fifty-nine of the 68 mandibular third molars were surgically removed, and postoperative transient hypoesthesia occurred in 4 patients. Dental CT scans showed no bone between the mandibular canal and the teeth in all 4 patients. Hypoesthesia was not related to the bucco-lingual location of the mandibular canal or to the extent of bone loss between the canal and the teeth. However, hypoesthesia did not occur in patients with bone between the mandibular canal and the teeth. Thus, information on the distance between the canal and teeth on dental CT scans was useful for predicting the risk of inferior alveolar nerve damage. Because of its high resolution and low radiation dose, cone beam CT was useful for examination before mandibular third molar surgery. (author)

  2. Oxygen from Hydrogen Peroxide. A Safe Molar Volume-Molar Mass Experiment.

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    Describes a molar volume-molar mass experiment for use in general chemistry laboratories. Gives background technical information, procedures for the titration of aqueous hydrogen peroxide with standard potassium permanganate and catalytic decomposition of hydrogen peroxide to produce oxygen, and a discussion of the results obtained in three…

  3. Má oclusão Classe I de Angle tratada com extrações de primeiros molares permanentes / Angle Class I malocclusion treated with extraction of first permanent molars

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    Ivan Tadeu Pinheiro da, Silva.

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    Full Text Available A má oclusão Classe I de Angle é caracterizada por uma relação anteroposterior normal nos molares, que pode ou não estar acompanhada por alterações esqueléticas - nos planos vertical ou transverso - ou dentárias. A biprotrusão, revelada pela inclinação acentuada dos incisivos superiores e inferiores [...] para vestibular, somada ao trespasse horizontal excessivo, faz com que o paciente fique mais exposto a traumas dentários, além de causar comprometimento estético. A escolha dos dentes a serem extraídos para a correção, geralmente, recai sobre os primeiros ou segundos pré-molares, devido à sua posição na arcada. Contudo, a extração do primeiro molar permanente, em função de algum comprometimento, por cárie ou restauração extensa, pode ser uma alternativa, proporcionando a manutenção de um dente hígido em detrimento de outro já manipulado. O presente caso, tratado de maneira incomum, pela extração dos quatro primeiros molares permanentes, foi apresentado à Diretoria do Board Brasileiro de Ortodontia e Ortopedia Facial (BBO), representando a categoria 2, como parte dos requisitos para a obtenção do título de diplomado pelo BBO. Abstract in english Angle Class I malocclusion is characterized by normal anteroposterior molar relationship, which may or may not be accompanied by skeletal changes-in the vertical or transverse planes-or dental changes. Bimaxillary dental protrusion, characterized by pronounced labial inclination of maxillary and man [...] dibular incisors combined with excessive overjet, expose patients to dental trauma and compromise aesthetics. In deciding which teeth to extract for Class I correction the first or second premolars are usually selected due to their location in the dental arch. However, the extraction of a first permanent molar compromised by caries or extensive restoration may be an alternative that ensures the preservation of a healthy tooth instead of one that has already been manipulated. This case, treated in an unusual manner by the extraction of four first permanent molars, was presented to the Brazilian Board of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (BBO) as representative of category 2, as part of the requirements for obtaining the BBO diplomate title.

  4. Estudo morfológico da polpa de molares de ratos Wistar frente a uma oclusão traumática experimental Morphological study of the pulp of Wistar rats molars under experimental occlusal interference

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    Luiz Alberto Plácido PENNA

    2000-06-01

    Full Text Available As alterações morfológicas pulpares, decorrentes de um estímulo externo experimental (interferência oclusal, foram estudadas, em nível de microscopia de luz. Utilizaram-se restaurações de amálgama, em sobreoclusão nos primeiros molares superiores direitos de dez ratos Wistar, divididos em 3 grupos e sacrificados por perfusão transcardíaca com formol a 10%, aos 10, 20 e 30 dias. A avaliação foi feita nos molares inferiores direitos (lado experimental e esquerdos (lado controle. As peças ósseas após descalcificação em solução de EDTA associada às microondas, seguiram técnica histológica de rotina e coloração por hematoxilina-eosina e tricrômico de Mallory. Verificou-se no lado controle uma reação intensa caracterizada por um posicionamento atípico dos odontoblastos, seguida pelo aparecimento de cálculos pulpares e posteriormente por uma aparente e uniforme acomodação tecidual em toda a polpa, com moderada incidência de fibras colágenas. No lado experimental, as alterações foram similares parecendo, porém, aumentar com o tempo, principalmente aos 30 dias, onde a imagem histológica era semelhante à do lado controle aos 10 dias. Os resultados obtidos permitiram concluir que a interferência oclusal provocou alterações no tecido conjuntivo pulpar tanto no lado experimental como no controle e que as mesmas foram proporcionais à direção dos movimentos mandibulares.Pulpal morphological alterations in mandibular molars of rats, resulting from an experimental external stimulus (occlusal interference, were studied using light microscopy. We placed amalgam restorations in supraocclusion in the right superior first molars of 10 Wistar rats divided into three groups, which were sacrificed by transcardiac perfusion with 10% formalin, after 10, 20 and 30 days. The evaluation of the right (experimental side and left (control side inferior molars was made after decalcification of the bony specimens with EDTA solution associated with microwaves, followed by routine histologic technique and staining with HE and Mallory?s Trichrome. On the control side, an intense reaction characterized by an atypical positioning of the odontoblasts was observed, followed by the appearance of pulp stones and, subsequently, by an apparent and uniform accommodation of the tissue in the whole pulp, with moderate incidence of collagenous fibers. On the experimental side, the alterations were similar, but they apparently increased with time, specially after 30 days, when the histologic image was similar to that of the control side after 10 days. We can conclude that the occlusal interference induces alterations in the pulpal connective tissue both on the experimental side and on the control side, and they are proportional to the direction of the mandibular movements.

  5. Estudo morfológico da polpa de molares de ratos Wistar frente a uma oclusão traumática experimental / Morphological study of the pulp of Wistar rats molars under experimental occlusal interference

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    Luiz Alberto Plácido, PENNA; Sigmar de Mello, RODE.

    2000-06-01

    Full Text Available As alterações morfológicas pulpares, decorrentes de um estímulo externo experimental (interferência oclusal), foram estudadas, em nível de microscopia de luz. Utilizaram-se restaurações de amálgama, em sobreoclusão nos primeiros molares superiores direitos de dez ratos Wistar, divididos em 3 grupos [...] e sacrificados por perfusão transcardíaca com formol a 10%, aos 10, 20 e 30 dias. A avaliação foi feita nos molares inferiores direitos (lado experimental) e esquerdos (lado controle). As peças ósseas após descalcificação em solução de EDTA associada às microondas, seguiram técnica histológica de rotina e coloração por hematoxilina-eosina e tricrômico de Mallory. Verificou-se no lado controle uma reação intensa caracterizada por um posicionamento atípico dos odontoblastos, seguida pelo aparecimento de cálculos pulpares e posteriormente por uma aparente e uniforme acomodação tecidual em toda a polpa, com moderada incidência de fibras colágenas. No lado experimental, as alterações foram similares parecendo, porém, aumentar com o tempo, principalmente aos 30 dias, onde a imagem histológica era semelhante à do lado controle aos 10 dias. Os resultados obtidos permitiram concluir que a interferência oclusal provocou alterações no tecido conjuntivo pulpar tanto no lado experimental como no controle e que as mesmas foram proporcionais à direção dos movimentos mandibulares. Abstract in english Pulpal morphological alterations in mandibular molars of rats, resulting from an experimental external stimulus (occlusal interference), were studied using light microscopy. We placed amalgam restorations in supraocclusion in the right superior first molars of 10 Wistar rats divided into three group [...] s, which were sacrificed by transcardiac perfusion with 10% formalin, after 10, 20 and 30 days. The evaluation of the right (experimental side) and left (control side) inferior molars was made after decalcification of the bony specimens with EDTA solution associated with microwaves, followed by routine histologic technique and staining with HE and Mallory?s Trichrome. On the control side, an intense reaction characterized by an atypical positioning of the odontoblasts was observed, followed by the appearance of pulp stones and, subsequently, by an apparent and uniform accommodation of the tissue in the whole pulp, with moderate incidence of collagenous fibers. On the experimental side, the alterations were similar, but they apparently increased with time, specially after 30 days, when the histologic image was similar to that of the control side after 10 days. We can conclude that the occlusal interference induces alterations in the pulpal connective tissue both on the experimental side and on the control side, and they are proportional to the direction of the mandibular movements.

  6. Anomalies of the vena cava inferior

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    Two cases of anomalous inferior vena cava are presented, with the emphasis on embryology. The firts patient was investigated by venography for a clinically proven varicocele as a probable cause of infertility. A double inferior vena cava was found during venography, and was confirmed by computed tomography (CT). In the second case a left-sided inferior vena cava was an incidental finding when a CT scan was done as a diagnostic procedure in a case of Hodgkin's disease. A short summary of the embryology and the significance of the variants is presented

  7. Selective alveolar corticotomy to intrude overerupted molars.

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    Oliveira, Dauro Douglas; de Oliveira, Bruno Franco; de Araújo Brito, Helio Henrique; de Souza, Margareth Maria Gomes; Medeiros, Paulo José

    2008-06-01

    Orthodontic intrusion of overerupted molars in adults is challenging for most clinicians. Efficient intrusion can be achieved by combining selective alveolar corticotomies with a modified full-coverage maxillary splint to reduce surgical risks, treatment time, and costs for both orthodontists and patients. PMID:18538256

  8. Clostridium perfringens sepsis following a molar pregnancy.

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    Adams, Brandi N; Lekovic, Jovana P; Robinson, Suzzette

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    Clostridium perfringens sepsis is rare since the legalization of abortion in 1973. This is a 49 year old female who developed clostridial sepsis after suction dilation and curettage for a molar pregnancy. A hysterectomy was performed after prompt recognition, and the patient survived. PMID:24096275

  9. Stepwise excavation in a permanent molar

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    Lima, Fernanda Ferruzzi; Pascotto, Renata Corrêa; Benetti, Ana Raquel

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    The current study presents a 17-year clinical report of stepwise excavation and indirect pulp capping in a lower right first molar, with great dentin destruction and a lack of dentin support of the cusps. At the first appointment, indirect pulp capping with calcium hydroxide and a temporary filli...

  10. Determination of Biotin: Antibody Molar Ratio

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    The determination of the biotinylation yield (number of biotin molecules per molecule of antibody) is important to ensure that the MAb has maintained its immunoreactivity. If the biotinylation of the MAb is carried out with a molar ratio of biotin:antibody ~10:1, then the number of biotins per MAb usually ranges between 6 and 8

  11. Evaluation of effects of two dexamethasone formulations in impacted third molar surgeries / Avaliação dos efeitos de duas formulações de dexametasona em cirurgias de terceiros molares inclusos

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    Marsal Moretto, Noboa; Juliana Cama, Ramacciato; Rubens Gonçalves, Teixeira; Carllini Barroso, Vicentini; Francisco Carlos, Groppo; Rogério Heládio Lopes, Motta.

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    Full Text Available JUSTIFICATIVA E OBJETIVOS: A utilização da injeção submucosa de dexametasona diretamente na área cirúrgica tem sido realizada em vários procedimentos odontológicos, mas ainda são escassos os estudos que avaliaram a sua eficácia em comparação com a via oral para exodontias de terceiros molares inclu [...] sos. Desta forma, o objetivo do presente estudo foi avaliar a dor, edema e trismo no pós-operatório de cirurgia de terceiros molares inclusos utilizando-se dexametasona, por via oral, ou por injeção local submucosa. MÉTODOS: Estudo prospectivo, controlado, cruzado e randomizado envolvendo 36 pacientes com indicação cirúrgica de terceiros molares inferiores que foram divididos em dois grupos: grupo A injeção local submucosa de dexametasona (4mg/1mL) após a anestesia local e grupo B - 1 comprimido de dexametasona (4mg), por via oral, uma hora antes do procedimento. Edema e trismo foram avaliados clinicamente no pré-operatório, 1º, 2º, 3º e 7º dia de pós-operatório. Os pacientes foram orientados a registrar a intensidade de dor na escala analógica visual nos períodos zero (pré-operatório), 1h, 2h, 4h, 12h, 1 dia, 2 dias, 3 dias e uma semana após as cirurgias. Os dados obtidos foram submetidos a análise estatística com nível de significância de 5%. RESULTADOS: Não revelaram diferenças significativas no tempo cirúrgico em relação aos lados operados (p=0,4). Os valores de edema facial e trismo não demonstraram diferenças estatisticamente significativas entre os grupos observados (p>0,05). Os valores médios de dor registrados na escala analógica visual não mostraram diferença estatística significativa entre os grupos e os pacientes não relataram grande desconforto pós-operatório e não necessitaram prolongar o fármaco analgésico (p>0,05). CONCLUSÃO: As duas vias de administração da dexametasona mostraram-se eficazes no controle da dor, edema e trismo após cirurgias de terceiros molares inferiores, apresentando resultados semelhantes. Abstract in english BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Submucosal dexamethasone injection directly in the surgical area has been used in different dental procedures, but there are still few studies evaluating its efficacy as compared to oral route for impacted third molar surgeries. So, this study aimed to evaluate postoperat [...] ive pain, edema and trismus after impacted third molar surgeries using oral or submucosal local injection of dexamethasone. METHODS: This was a prospective, controlled, crossover and randomized study involving 36 patients with indication of lower third molar surgeries, who were randomly distributed in two groups: group A - submucosal local injection of dexamethasone (4mg/1mL) after local anesthesia, and group B - oral dexamethasone tablet (4mg) one hour before procedure. Edema and trismus were clinically evaluated in the postoperative period and in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 7th postoperative days. Patients were oriented to record pain intensity in the visual analog scale in periods zero (preoperative), 1h, 2h, 4h, 12h, 1 day, 2 days and 3 days and one week after surgery. Data were submitted to statistical analysis with significance level of 5%. RESULTS: There were no significant differences in surgical time with regard to operated sides (p=0.4). Edema and trismus values were not statistically different between observed groups (p>0.05). Mean pain values recorded in the visual analog scale were not statistically different between groups and patients have not reported major postoperative discomfort and had no need to prolong analgesic medication (p>0.05). CONCLUSION: Both dexamethasone administration routes were effective to control pain, edema and trismus after lower third molar surgeries, presenting similar results.

  12. Iatrogenic injury to the inferior alveolar nerve : etiology, signs and symptoms, and observations on recovery

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    Hillerup, SØren

    2008-01-01

    The purpose of this prospective, non-randomised, descriptive study is to characterise the neurosensory deficit and associated neurogenic discomfort in 52 patients with iatrogenic injury to the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN). All patients were examined and followed up according to a protocol assessing tactile, thermal, and positional perception as well as two-point discrimination and pain. In 48 patients with IAN injuries of differing etiologies who did not undergo surgery, 32 patients with injury associated with third molar surgery exhibited significant spontaneous improvement of sensory function. Recovery improvement of sensory function was insignificant in the patients with other etiologies. In most patients the level of sensory perception was such that microsurgical repair was only occasionally indicated. Four patients had microsurgical repair; the outcome was favourable in three. IAN injuries associated with third molar surgery, other dento-alveolar surgery or implant surgery occur sufficiently often to render prevention a key issue.

  13. Iatrogenic injury to the inferior alveolar nerve: etiology, signs and symptoms, and observations on recovery

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    Hillerup, S

    2008-01-01

    The purpose of this prospective, non-randomised, descriptive study is to characterise the neurosensory deficit and associated neurogenic discomfort in 52 patients with iatrogenic injury to the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN). All patients were examined and followed up according to a protocol assessing tactile, thermal, and positional perception as well as two-point discrimination and pain. In 48 patients with IAN injuries of differing etiologies who did not undergo surgery, 32 patients with injury associated with third molar surgery exhibited significant spontaneous improvement of sensory function. Recovery improvement of sensory function was insignificant in the patients with other etiologies. In most patients the level of sensory perception was such that microsurgical repair was only occasionally indicated. Four patients had microsurgical repair; the outcome was favourable in three. IAN injuries associated with third molar surgery, other dento-alveolar surgery or implant surgery occur sufficiently often to render prevention a key issue.

  14. Breast Reconstruction: Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator

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    Full Text Available ... to undergo. The deep inferior epigastric perforator flap technique allows surgeons to rebuild breasts in the most natural way possible. Unlike older techniques, the deep flap doesn't require the removal ...

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    Full Text Available ... tough decisions these and other women made after learning they had breast cancer. You will also see the breast reconstruction surgery each of them chose to undergo. The deep inferior epigastric perforator flap technique allows surgeons to ...

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  20. Pulpotomías de molares temporales en pulpas muertas con tintura de propóleos al 10% Pulpotomies of dead pulps in temporal molars using 10% propolis tinction.

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    Walkyria del Carmen González Rodríguez

    2007-09-01

    Full Text Available Se realizó un ensayo clínico fase II aleatorizado comparado en 50 niños de 4 a 10 años que presentaron molares temporales con muerte pulpar, los cuales acudieron a la Clínica Estomatológica Provincial de Santiago de Cuba entre septiembre del 2005 y septiembre del 2006, con el objetivo de demostrar la eficacia de la tintura de propóleos al 10 % en pulpotomías (necropulpotomías. Se conformaron 2 grupos de tratamientos de 26 pacientes cada uno: en el grupo A se empleó tintura de propóleos al 10 % y en el B el formocresol. Los pacientes se evaluaron a los 7, 15 y 30 días, sin observarse diferencias ni reacciones adversas. El grupo dentario más tratado fue el constituido por los segundos molares temporales inferiores, donde la tintura de propóleos al 10 % en las pulpotomías, resultó ser tan eficaz como el formocresol, por lo que se recomienda incluir en tratamientos endodónticos esta nueva terapéutica.A comparative phase II randomized clinical assay of 50 children aged 4 to 10 years, who presented with temporal molars with dead pulp and were seen at the Provincial Dental Clinic of Santiago de Cuba from September 2005 to September 2006, was conducted to confirm the effectiveness of 10% propolis tinction in pulpotomies (necropulpotomies. Two groups of 26 patients were formed; group A used 10% propolis tinction and group B was treated with formocresol. The patients were evaluated at 7th , 15th and 30th days; neither difference nor adverse reaction was observed. The most treated dental group was the second lower temporal molars where 10% propolis tinction in pulpotomies proved to be as effective as formocresol, so it was recommended to include this new therapy in the endodontic treatment.

  1. Root fusion in molars: incidence and sex linkage.

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    Ross, I F; Evanchik, P A

    1981-11-01

    The study was done to determine the incidence and distribution of root fusion in 1340 maxillary and mandibular molars in 170 patients. A second objective was to determine whether root fusion of molars is sex-linked. A substantial percentage, 29% of all molars, had fused roots. Root fusion was found more frequently in maxillary than mandibular molars, 35% to 24%, and it occurred in many patients, rather than being limited to a few. Root fusion was most common in third molars, followed by second molars, in both jaws. It occurred in almost equal numbers in corresponding molars of opposite sides, approaching bilateral symmetry. The proportion of molars with root fusion was approximately 5% greater in females than in males, and about 13% more females had molar root fusion than males. PMID:6946206

  2. comparison of nasal patency following submucosal diathermy of inferior turbinate versus inferior turbinectomy

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    To compare the nasal patency following sub mucosal diathermy (SMD) of inferior turbinate and inferior turbinectomy (IT). Study Design: Randomized controlled trial. Place and Duration of Study: Department of ENT Combined Military Hospital Rawalpindi. Study was completed in one year from 15th September 2009 to 15th September 2010. Subjects: Total 160 patients with symptomatic inferior turbinate hypertrophy were included in the study. Patients were randomly divided into two groups of 80 each using random numbers table. Group A underwent submucosal diathermy (SMD) of inferior turbinate where as Group B underwent inferior turbinectomy (IT). Post-operative nasal patency was judged after 03 weeks by visual analog scale (VAS). Results: Both the groups are comparable with respect to age and gender. Post-operative nasal patency is significantly better in group B as compared to group A. Conclusion: IT is a more effective method to improve nasal patency as compared to SMD in case of inferior turbinate hypertrophy. (author)

  3. Actitud terapéutica ante sacos foliculares de terceros molares incluídos Therapeutic approach to impacted third molar follicles

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    R. González García

    2005-04-01

    Full Text Available El quiste dentígero o folicular es un quiste odontogénico del desarrollo. Está revestido por el epitelio del folículo dentario, y suele estar en relación con un diente permanente incluído. Presentamos el caso clínico de un paciente en el que se observa la aparición de un quiste dentígero a partir del saco folicular de un tercer molar incluído no exodonciado, y lo comparamos con la evolución de un cordal incluído y su saco folicular contralaterales en los que se realizó la exodoncia. El tratamiento definitivo del quiste dentígero asociado a un tercer molar incluído es quirúrgico, con la exodoncia de la pieza y enucleación del quiste. Los sacos foliculares mayores de 2 mm asociados a terceros molares incluídos evolucionan en numerosas ocasiones a quistes foliculares. Está indicada la exodoncia de dichos cordales para evitar la evolución a quiste dentígero.The dentigerous cyst or follicular cyst is a developmental odontogenic cyst. It is covered by the epithelium of the dental follicle, and it tends to be related to an impacted permanent tooth. The case report of a patient who was seen to develop a dentigerous cyst arising from the follicle of an impacted non-extracted third molar is presented. This is then compared with the evolution of the contralateral impacted third molar and its follicle that was extracted. The definitive treatment for a dentigerous cyst associated with an impacted third molar is surgical, the extraction of the tooth and enucleation of the cyst. Follicles measuring more+ than 2 mm and that are associated with impacted third molars often develop into follicular cysts. The extraction of these third molars is indicated in order to avoid the development of a dentigerous cyst

  4. Actitud terapéutica ante sacos foliculares de terceros molares incluídos / Therapeutic approach to impacted third molar follicles

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    R., González García; V., Escorial Hernández; A., Capote Moreno; P.L., Martos Díaz; J., Sastre Pérez; F.J., Rodríguez Campo.

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    Full Text Available El quiste dentígero o folicular es un quiste odontogénico del desarrollo. Está revestido por el epitelio del folículo dentario, y suele estar en relación con un diente permanente incluído. Presentamos el caso clínico de un paciente en el que se observa la aparición de un quiste dentígero a partir de [...] l saco folicular de un tercer molar incluído no exodonciado, y lo comparamos con la evolución de un cordal incluído y su saco folicular contralaterales en los que se realizó la exodoncia. El tratamiento definitivo del quiste dentígero asociado a un tercer molar incluído es quirúrgico, con la exodoncia de la pieza y enucleación del quiste. Los sacos foliculares mayores de 2 mm asociados a terceros molares incluídos evolucionan en numerosas ocasiones a quistes foliculares. Está indicada la exodoncia de dichos cordales para evitar la evolución a quiste dentígero. Abstract in english The dentigerous cyst or follicular cyst is a developmental odontogenic cyst. It is covered by the epithelium of the dental follicle, and it tends to be related to an impacted permanent tooth. The case report of a patient who was seen to develop a dentigerous cyst arising from the follicle of an impa [...] cted non-extracted third molar is presented. This is then compared with the evolution of the contralateral impacted third molar and its follicle that was extracted. The definitive treatment for a dentigerous cyst associated with an impacted third molar is surgical, the extraction of the tooth and enucleation of the cyst. Follicles measuring more+ than 2 mm and that are associated with impacted third molars often develop into follicular cysts. The extraction of these third molars is indicated in order to avoid the development of a dentigerous cyst

  5. Angle Class II, subdivision, with agenesis of mandibular second molars and extrusion of maxillary second molars *

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    Tavares, Rubens Rodrigues

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    This clinical case reports the treatment of an Angle Class II malocclusion in a young woman with a balanced face affected by agenesis of second and third mandibular molars and subsequent extrusion of second maxillary molars. The atypical and peculiar occlusal anomaly led to individualized treatment proposed in order to normalize dental malpositions, with subsequent rehabilitation of edentulous areas by means of a multidisciplinary approach. This case was presented to the Brazil...

  6. Root and Root Canal Morphology of Human Third Molar Teeth.

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    Mohammadi, Zahed; Jafarzadeh, Hamid; Shalavi, Sousan; Bandi, Shilpa; Patil, Shankargouda

    2015-04-01

    Successful root canal treatment depends on having comprehensive information regarding the root(s)/canal(s) anatomy. Dentists may have some complication in treatment of third molars because the difficulty in their access, their aberrant occlusal anatomy and different patterns of eruption. The aim of this review was to review and address the number of roots and root canals in third molars, prevalence of confluent canals in third molars, C-shaped canals, dilaceration and fusion in third molars, autotransplantation of third molars and endodontic treatment strategies for third molars. PMID:26067735

  7. Pérdida del primer molar permanente en niños de 6-12 años de edad. Colón. 2013 / First permanent molar lost in children aged 6-12 years. Colon. 2013

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    Belkis, Reyes Martín; Marisol, Cuyac Lantigua; Belkis, Alfonso Biart; Magaly, Mirabal Peón; María V, Duque Reyes; Yanetsy, Sánchez Alvarado.

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available El primer molar permanente es una de las estructuras dentarias más importantes para el desarrollo de una oclusión fisiológica y una adecuada función masticatoria, estos dientes desempeñan un papel primordial en el desarrollo y mantenimiento de una oclusión dentaria apropiada, son muy susceptibles a [...] la caries dental, después de su erupción, alrededor de los 6 años. Se realizó un estudio observacional, descriptivo, transversal en la escuela René Fraga Moreno del municipio Colón, provincia de Matanzas con el objetivo de determinar la pérdida del primer molar permanente en los niños de 6 a 12 años, en el periodo comprendido de noviembre del 2012 a enero del 2013. El universo fue 395 estudiantes comprendidos en las edades 6-12 años, la muestra la conformaron 41 niños con,al menos, la pérdida de uno de los cuatro primeros molares. Como resultado, prevalecieron los de 12 años, con los primeros molares ausentes, representando el 31.7 %; el sexo masculino fue el más representado con 65,8 %, el grupo de edad de 12 años presentó un 61.5 % de estudiantes con higiene bucal inadecuada. Se observó que un 87.8 % de los estudiantes estudiados consumían dieta cariogénica, el primer molar que más ausente se encontró en la boca de estos niños fue el primer molar inferior derecho con 60.9 %. Esta afección afectó más al sexo masculino. Predominó la higiene bucal inadecuada. En todas las edades prevaleció la dieta cariogénica. El primer molar inferior derecho fue el que más se ausentó en la boca de estos niños. Abstract in english The first permanent molar is one of the most important dental structures for the development of a physiologic occlusion and an adequate masticatory function; these teeth play an important role in the development and maintenance of an appropriate dental occlusion; they are very predisposed to dental [...] caries after their eruption, around the age of 6 years. A cross-sectional, descriptive, observational study was carried out in the school Rene Fraga Moreno, of Colon municipality, province of Matanzas, with the aim of determining the first permanent molar lost in children aged 6-12 years, in the period from November 2012 to January 2013. The universe were 395 schoolchildren aged 6-12 years; the sample was composed by 41 children, with at least the lost of one of the four first molars. As a result there it was the prevalence of children aged 12 years, with the absence of the first molars, representing 31, 7 %; the male gender was the most represented one with 65, 8 %, and the 12 years age group presented 61, 5 % of students with inadequate buccal hygiene. We observed that 87, 8 % of the studied schoolchildren had a cariogenic diet; the more frequently absent first molar was the first right low molar with 60. 9 %. The male gender was the most affected by this disorder. The inadequate buccal hygiene predominated. The cariogenic diet prevailed in all ages. The first right low molar was the most frequently found lost in the mouth of these children.

  8. Estágio de mineralização dos terceiros molares e sua relação com a idade cronológica: uma amostra da população do Centro-Oeste do Brasil / Third molars stage of mineralization and its relation to chronological age: Midwest Brazil sample

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    Alyne de Carvalho, GUNDIM; Ana Paula, SOUSA; Jéssica Caroline, SILVA; Renata de, OLIVEIRA; Fernanda Paula, YAMAMOTO-SILVA; Brunno Santos de Freitas, SILVA.

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    Full Text Available INTRODUÇÃO: Nos últimos anos, alguns estudos foram conduzidos com o objetivo de avaliar a aplicabilidade da análise de desenvolvimento dos terceiros molares na estimativa da idade humana. No entanto, há escassez de trabalhos em amostras populacionais da região Centro-Oeste do Brasil. OBJETIVO: [...] Avaliar a relação entre estágio de desenvolvimento dos terceiros molares inferiores e a idade cronológica de indivíduos da região Centro-Oeste do Brasil. MATERIAL E MÉTODO: Trata-se de um estudo observacional transversal, com uma amostra constituída por 120 prontuários de pacientes entre 5 e 22 anos de idade, dos gêneros masculino e feminino, atendidos entre os anos de 2007 e 2012 na nossa instituição. O estágio de desenvolvimento dos terceiros molares inferiores foi avaliado pelo método descrito por Nolla e relacionado à idade cronológica do indivíduo por meio de regressão linear, sendo considerados significantes valores de tendência linear entre 0 e 1. RESULTADO: Pode-se observar que tanto a amostra composta por pacientes do gênero masculino (R2 = 0,7495) quanto do feminino (R2 = 0,8507) apresentaram correlação linear entre o estágio de desenvolvimento dos terceiros molares inferiores e a idade cronológica. Notou-se, ainda, que os estágios de desenvolvimento coincidiram com idades semelhantes em ambos os gêneros. CONCLUSÃO: Há relação entre a idade cronológica e o estágio de desenvolvimento dos terceiros molares inferiores na amostra estudada. Estes dados sugerem que este tipo de análise deve ser individualizada, de acordo com as características populacionais da região. Abstract in english INTRODUCTION: In recent years some studies have been taken to evaluate the applicability of the third molar development analysis in the estimation of human age. However, just a few studies with the population from Midwest Brazil were performed. OBJECTIVE: The present study aim to analyze the r [...] elationship between the lower third molars development stage and the chronological age of individuals in Midwest Brazil region. MATERIAL AND METHOD: This cross-sectional observational study comprised a total of 120 panoramic radiographies of patients aged 5-22 year-old, males and females, attended between 2007 and 2012 at our Institution. The third molars development stage was analyzed based on the method described by Nolla and related with the chronological age of the individual by linear regression. It was considered significant values for linear tendency between 0-1. RESULT: It was observed that both, male patients (R2 = 0.7495) and females (R2 = 0.8507), showed a linear correlation between the third molars development stage and chronological age. It was also noted that the development stages coincided with similar ages in both genders. CONCLUSION: There is a relationship between chronological age and developmental stage of the third molars in the sample studied. These data suggest that this type of analysis should be individualized according to the population characteristics.

  9. Relationship between molar root fusion and localized periodontitis.

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    Hou, G L; Tsai, C C; Huang, J S

    1997-04-01

    We investigated the relationship between molar root fusion and localized periodontitis in this study. A total of 143 individuals (1,109 molars) aged 23 to 68 years were examined for the presence of molar root fusion at diseased and healthy sites. Molar root fusions were diagnosed by periapical radiographs and clinical probing. Periodontal parameters measured included probing depth (PD), clinical attachment loss (CAL), gingival index (GI), and plaque index (PLI) around fused molars. Results indicated that the prevalence of molar root fusions in males and females was 15.2% (93/612) and 32.2% (160/497), respectively. The distribution of molars with root fusions occurs in the following order: maxillary second molars (51.8%), mandibular second molars (32.3%), maxillary first molars (5.7%), and mandibular first molars (0%). Statistically significant differences were observed between molar root fusions at healthy and diseased sites with respect to PLI, GI, PD, and CAL. The highest prevalence of molar root fusion was observed in females. PMID:9150035

  10. Dens in dente of maxillary third molar

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    Subramaniam Arun

    2008-01-01

    Full Text Available ?Dens in dente,? also known as dens invaginatus, is a developmental anomaly resulting from deepening or invagination of the enamel organ into the dental papilla, which begins at the crown and often extends to the root before calcification of the dental tissues. Dens in dente commonly occur in the maxillary lateral incisor. This article reports a case of dens in dente in the maxillary third molar.

  11. Disposición del conducto dentario inferior en el cuerpo mandibular: Estudio anatómico y tomográfico

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    Jorge A, Beltrán Silva; Lillie E, Abanto Silva; Abraham, Meneses López.

    2007-09-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN El objetivo del presente estudio fue determinar la distancia entre el conducto dentario inferior (CDI) y las tablas óseas lingual (TL), vestibular (TV) y basal (RB) en cuatro sectores del cuerpo mandibular. Se utilizaron diez mandíbulas que presentaban la región premolar y molar edéntula. Se [...] evaluaron mediante tomografía espiral convencional (Cranex TOME multifuctional unit, Soredex, Finlandia) y examen visual directo, posterior a la osteotomía. Se realizaron mediciones desde el CDI hasta TL, TV y RB; a nivel del segundo premolar, primer molar, segunda molar y tercer molar. Los resultados obtenidos se evaluaron estadísticamente con las pruebas Kolmogorov-Smirnov, ANOVA y test de Levene; las cuales demostraron homogeneidad y distribución normal entre las medidas de los especímenes y las tomografías (p>0.05). Al analizar las medidas mediante ANOVA y Kruskal-Wallis se encontró que el diámetro del CDI y la distancia hacia la TL eran constantes en los cuatro sectores del cuerpo mandibular (p>0.05). El diámetro del CDI presentó un rango de 2.3mm a 2.6mm y la distancia a TL de 2.5mm a 2.8mm. Las distancias a RB y TV presentaban diferencias estadísticamente significativas (p Abstract in english Abstract The aim of the current study was determine the distance between mandibular canal (CDI) and lingual (TL), labial (V) and basal cortical bone (RB) in four mandibular body areas. Ten mandibular bones showing premolar and molar edentulous region was used. They were assessed by Conventional Spir [...] al Tomography (Cranex TOME multifuctional unit, Soredex, Finland) and a direct visual exam following osteotomy. Measures were made from CDI to TL, TV and RB; at second premolar, first molar, second molar and third molar level. Gotten results were assessed by ANOVA, Kolmogorov-Smirnov and Levene tests that showed homogeneity among specimens measures and Tomographies (p>0.05). ANOVA and Kruskal-Wallis were used to refer measures where CDI diameter and the distance to TL were constant in the four mandibular body areas (p>0.05). CDI diameter showed a rank from 2.3mm to 2.6mm and a distance of 2.5mm a 2.8mm to TL. The distances to RB and TV showed statistically significant differences (p

  12. Positional changes of the third molar in orthodontically treated patients

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    Mihai, AM; Lulache, IR; Grigore, R; Sanabil, AS; Boiangiu, S; Ionescu, E

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    Objective and Rationale. Over the years, the effects of the third molars eruption on the dental arches have been studied extensively. Still, literature provides less data regarding the effects of the orthodontic treatment on the third molars position. The aim of our study was to assess the positional changes of the third molars relative to the occlusal plane and to the second molar long axis, changes occurred during orthodontic treatment performed with or without premolar extractions.

  13. Enzyme Molar Fractions: A Powerful Tool for Understanding Enzyme Kinetics.

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    Serra, Juan L.; And Others

    1986-01-01

    Deduces the relationship between reduced velocity and molar fractions for productive enzyme complexes; obtains the mathematical expression of molar fractions for an enzyme with two specific binding sites per molecule; and proposes a useful plot to follow the dependence of enzyme molar fractions with the concentration of one of its ligands. (JN)

  14. Solution viscosity – molar mass relationships for poly(butylene succinate and discussion on molar mass analysis

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    2015-05-01

    Full Text Available Poly(butylene succinate (PBS is currently developing due to its biodegradability and the similarity of its mechanical properties to those of polyolefins. Relationships between the number average molar mass, Mn, and solution viscosity such as [?] and ?red were derived for this aliphatic polyester. Mn values were determined by end-group analysis and size exclusion chromatography (SEC. Mark-Houwink-Sakurada (MHS parameters were proposed in two solvents and for the different molar masses and viscosity measurement methods. As an example, the MHS equations were respectively, [?] =6.4•10–4•Mn0.67 in chloroform and [?] = 7.1•10–4•Mn0.69 in 50/50 wt% 1,2-dichlorobenzene/phenol at 25°C for molar masses measured by SEC in hexafluoro isopropanol (HFIP with poly(methyl methacrylate (PMMA standards. Empirical relationships were also suggested to derive Mn directly from reduced viscosity, ?red, which is much easier to determine than intrinsic viscosity. With these data, the number average molar mass of PBS can be conveniently estimated from a single viscosity measurement. In addition, it was shown that PBS contains 1–2 wt% of cyclic oligomers produced during esterification and that molar masses determined by taking this fraction into account or not were significantly different, especially for long chains.

  15. Molar tubal ectopic pregnancy: Report of two cases.

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    Mbarki, Chaouki; Jerbi, Emna; Hsayaoui, Najeh; Zouari, Fatma; Ben Brahim, Ehsen; Oueslati, Hedhili

    2015-06-01

    Ectopic molar pregnancy is a rare occurrence and consequently not often considered as a diagnostic possibility. We report two cases of molar hydatidiform tubal pregnancy. Diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy was confirmed on clinical biological and sonographic investigations. Diagnosis of molar pregnancy was done on histopathology. The clinical course was favorable for both patients. Although rare, molar changes can occur at any site of an ectopic pregnancy. Clinical diagnosis of a molar pregnancy is difficult but histopathology is the gold standard for diagnosis. PMID:25510265

  16. Pérdida del primer molar permanente en niños de 7 a 13 años / Loss of the first permanent molar tooth in children from 7 to 13 years

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    Deinys, Pupo Arias; Xiomara Bárbara, Batista Zaldívar; Isidro de Jesús, Nápoles González; Oscar, Rivero Pérez.

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    Full Text Available Fundamento: La caries dental es una enfermedad crónica, infecciosa, transmisible y multifactorial; prevalece en la infancia y constituye la causa fundamental de la pérdida dental. Objetivo: Determinar la pérdida del primer molar permanente en niños de 7 a 13 años. Método: Se realizó un estudio obser [...] vacional, descriptivo, longitudinal y prospectivo en 63 niños de 7 a 13 años pertenecientes al sector 1 de la urbanización «Las Margaritas», municipio Carirubana, estado Falcón, desde septiembre de 2005 a mayo de 2006. Las variables estudiadas fueron: edad, sexo, daño causado a las estructuras bucales e higiene bucal del niño. Resultados: Del total de pacientes, 16 corresponden al sexo masculino, lo que representó el 57,4 % de la muestra y 12 pacientes al femenino para un 42,6 %. En relación a la edad se obtuvo un mayor número de pacientes en las edades de 10-11 años con un total de seis niños (21,4%). El diente con mayor índice de ausencia fue el primer molar inferior derecho con un total de 16 para el 37,2. De las afecciones bucales más comunes provocadas por la pérdida del primer molar permanente, se encontró que 17 niños presentaron extrusión del antagonista y 13 masticación unilateral. Al analizar la higiene en los niños estudiados se observó que solo en 11 pacientes (39,2%) fue aceptable y en el 60,8 % (17 de los pacientes) fueron evaluados de no aceptable. Conclusiones: El sexo masculino fue el más afectado por la pérdida del primer molar permanente y la higiene bucal en su mayoría fue no aceptable. Abstract in english Background: Dental caries is a transmissible, infectious, chronic and multifactorial disease; prevails in the infancy and constitutes the fundamental cause of the dental loss. Objective: To determine the loss of the first permanent molar tooth in children from 7 to 13 years. Method: An observational [...] , descriptive, longitudinal and prospective study was conducted in 63 children from 7 to 13 years belonging to the sector 1 of the urbanization «Las Margaritas», Carirubana municipality, Falcón state, from September 2005 to May 2006. The studied variables were: age, sex, damage caused to the oral structures and oral hygiene of the boy. Results: Of the total of patients, 16 correspond to the male sex, what represented the 57.4% of the sample and 12 patients to the female one for a 42.6%. Relating to the age a greater number of patients between 10-11 years with a total of six children was obtained (21,4%). The tooth with greater index of absence was the first right lower molar with a total of 16 for the 37.2%. Of the most common oral affections caused by the loss of the first permanent molar tooth, was found that 17 children presented extrusion of the antagonist and 13 unilateral mastication. On analyzing the hygiene in the studied children was observed that just in 11 patients (39,2%) was acceptable and in the 60.8% (17 of the patients) were evaluated as no acceptable. Conclusions: The male sex was the most affected one by the loss of the first permanent molar tooth and mostly oral hygiene was no acceptable.

  17. Molar Pregnancy Presents as Tubal Ectopic Pregnancy

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    Fatemeh Davari Tanha

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Hydatidiform moles are abnormal gestations characterized by the presence of hydropic changesaffecting some or all of the placental villi. Hydatidiform moles arise as a result of the fertilizationof an abnormal ovum. In this report, the patient was a 29 year old Asian woman who had inductionof ovulation with letrozol. Since the majority of molar gestations arise within the uterine cavitythus the occurrence of a hydatidiform mole within ectopic gestational tissue is rare. It is importantto differentiate a hydatidiform mole from a conventional ectopic pregnancy, particularly in infertilewomen who have a history of ovulation induction.

  18. Restauraciones cerámicas en molares jóvenes con endodoncia Ceramics restorations in young molars with endodontic

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    M. Urdaneta Quintero

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Efectuar restauraciones cerámicas Cerec (feldespática y de dióxido de circonio en molares jóvenes con endodoncia, para prevenir complicaciones en el aparato estomatognático por la pérdida de estos dientes. Material y métodos: Se describe la confección de restauraciones cerámicas a nivel de la zona molar mandibular derecha de un paciente del género femenino de 18 años de edad, a quien se le realizó radiografía periapical, por presentar dolor espontáneo en el lado derecho mandibular. Se diagnosticó una pulpitis irreversible en el primer y segundo molar que fue tratada endodónticamente. Las restauraciones cerámicas de ambos molares fueron confeccionadas con los sistemas CAD/CAM Cerec y evaluadas clínicamente a los 6 y 12 meses, de acuerdo a los criterios establecidos por el Servicio de Salud Pública de los Estados Unidos (USPHS. Resultados: La evaluación clínica evidenció que las estructuras de cerámica feldespática y de dióxido de circonio ofrecen en el lapso evaluado, adecuada forma anatómica, adaptación marginal, estabilidad en el color, ausencia de caries recidiva a nivel de dientes del sector posterior con tratamiento endodóntico y aceptación del paciente.Purpose: Make a ceramic restoration (feldsphatic and zirconium dioxide in young molars with endodontic treatment, to prevent further complications in the stomatognathic apparatus for the loss of these teeth. Material and methods: It describes the making of ceramic restorations in the right mandibular molar area to a female patient of 18 years old, to whom it was made a periapical radiography, for presenting spontaneous pain on the mandibular right side. It was diagnosed as an irreversible pulpitis at the first and second molar, that were treated endodontically. The ceramic restorations of both molars were made with the Cerec CAD/CAM system and were examined after 6 and 12 months in accordance with the US Public Health Service (USPHS criteria at baseline. Results: The clinical evaluation showed that the structures of feldspathic ceramic and zirconium dioxide in the offer period evaluated presented, proper anatomical shape, marginal adaptation, color stability, absence of recurrence cavities in the posterior teeth with endodontic treatment and acceptance of the patient.

  19. Restauraciones cerámicas en molares jóvenes con endodoncia / Ceramics restorations in young molars with endodontic

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    M., Urdaneta Quintero; L., Yánez de Meléndez; J., Álvarez Zárraga; M., Jimeno Jiménez; C., Soto Mestre.

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Objetivo: Efectuar restauraciones cerámicas Cerec (feldespática y de dióxido de circonio) en molares jóvenes con endodoncia, para prevenir complicaciones en el aparato estomatognático por la pérdida de estos dientes. Material y métodos: Se describe la confección de restauraciones cerámicas a nivel d [...] e la zona molar mandibular derecha de un paciente del género femenino de 18 años de edad, a quien se le realizó radiografía periapical, por presentar dolor espontáneo en el lado derecho mandibular. Se diagnosticó una pulpitis irreversible en el primer y segundo molar que fue tratada endodónticamente. Las restauraciones cerámicas de ambos molares fueron confeccionadas con los sistemas CAD/CAM Cerec y evaluadas clínicamente a los 6 y 12 meses, de acuerdo a los criterios establecidos por el Servicio de Salud Pública de los Estados Unidos (USPHS). Resultados: La evaluación clínica evidenció que las estructuras de cerámica feldespática y de dióxido de circonio ofrecen en el lapso evaluado, adecuada forma anatómica, adaptación marginal, estabilidad en el color, ausencia de caries recidiva a nivel de dientes del sector posterior con tratamiento endodóntico y aceptación del paciente. Abstract in english Purpose: Make a ceramic restoration (feldsphatic and zirconium dioxide) in young molars with endodontic treatment, to prevent further complications in the stomatognathic apparatus for the loss of these teeth. Material and methods: It describes the making of ceramic restorations in the right mandibul [...] ar molar area to a female patient of 18 years old, to whom it was made a periapical radiography, for presenting spontaneous pain on the mandibular right side. It was diagnosed as an irreversible pulpitis at the first and second molar, that were treated endodontically. The ceramic restorations of both molars were made with the Cerec CAD/CAM system and were examined after 6 and 12 months in accordance with the US Public Health Service (USPHS) criteria at baseline. Results: The clinical evaluation showed that the structures of feldspathic ceramic and zirconium dioxide in the offer period evaluated presented, proper anatomical shape, marginal adaptation, color stability, absence of recurrence cavities in the posterior teeth with endodontic treatment and acceptance of the patient.

  20. Angle Class II, subdivision, with agenesis of mandibular second molars and extrusion of maxillary second molars.

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    Tavares, Rubens Rodrigues

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    This clinical case reports the treatment of an Angle Class II malocclusion in a young woman with a balanced face affected by agenesis of second and third mandibular molars and subsequent extrusion of second maxillary molars. The atypical and peculiar occlusal anomaly led to individualized treatment proposed in order to normalize dental malpositions, with subsequent rehabilitation of edentulous areas by means of a multidisciplinary approach. This case was presented to the Brazilian Board of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (BBO) in partial fulfillment of the requirements for obtaining the title of certified by the BBO. PMID:25992995

  1. Angle Class II, subdivision, with agenesis of mandibular second molars and extrusion of maxillary second molars *

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    Tavares, Rubens Rodrigues

    2015-01-01

    This clinical case reports the treatment of an Angle Class II malocclusion in a young woman with a balanced face affected by agenesis of second and third mandibular molars and subsequent extrusion of second maxillary molars. The atypical and peculiar occlusal anomaly led to individualized treatment proposed in order to normalize dental malpositions, with subsequent rehabilitation of edentulous areas by means of a multidisciplinary approach. This case was presented to the Brazilian Board of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (BBO) in partial fulfillment of the requirements for obtaining the title of certified by the BBO. PMID:25992995

  2. Radiologic study of mandibular third molar of Korean youths

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    The author has made a study on the classification of the mandibular 3rd molars of Korean youths through dental radiography by means of Pell and Gregory's classification and on the prevalence of the dental caries of distal surface of the mandibular 2nd molar adjacent to the mandibular 3rd molars turned anteriorly. The results are as follow; 1. It was found that the largest case number was class I (272 cases, 52.9%) in the relation of the tooth to the ramus of the mandible and 2nd molar. 2. The mesio-angular position was the largest number (239 cases, 46.5%) in the relation of the long axis of the impacted mandibular 3rd molar to the long axis of the 2nd molar. 3. The mesio-angular position of class I was the largest number (140 cases, 27.2%) in the relation of the tooth to the ramus of the mandible and 2nd molar and the long axis of the impacted mandibular 3rd moral to the long axis of the 2nd molar. 4. The average angle of the long axis of mandibular 3rd molar in mesioangular position or horizontal position to the occlusal plane was 143 W 5. Mandibular 3rd molar with lesion such as dental cries or pericoronitis was 73 cases (14.2). 6. The caries incidence rate of the distal surface of the 2nd molar was about 3.1%.

  3. Breast Reconstruction: Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator

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    Full Text Available ... WOMAN 3: And, yes, the person who said to me it's awful to wake up without a breast. 00:00:41 ... the breast reconstruction surgery each of them chose to undergo. The deep inferior epigastric perforator flap technique ...

  5. Breast Reconstruction: Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator

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    Full Text Available ... coming to you live from O.R. 3. I'm Dr. William Samson. I'm a plastic surgeon, and I'll be your moderator for today's program. Today ... inferior epigastric perforator flap, or the DIEP flap. I'm pleased to introduce my colleague, Dr. Mark ...

  6. Litterfall, litter decomposition and nitrogen mineralization in old-growth evergreen and secondary deciduous Nothofagus forests in south-central Chile Aporte, descomposición de hojarasca y mineralización de nitrógeno en bosques siempreverdes de antiguo crecimiento y bosques secundarios deciduos, centro-sur de Chile

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    Full Text Available South Chilean forest ecosystems represent one of the largest areas of old-growth temperate rainforests remaining in the Southern hemisphere and have a high ecological value, but suffer from deforestation, invasion by exotic species, fragmentation, and increasing atmospheric nitrogen (N deposition. To support sustainable forest management, more knowledge is required on nutrient cycling of these ecosystems. Therefore, a descriptive study of nutrient dynamics was done in four Valdivian rainforests in the lower Andes range of south Chile: old-growth and altered evergreen stands and unmanaged and managed secondary deciduous stands. Time series were measured for (i mass (four year and nutrient content (N, K, Ca, and Mg; one year of litterfall, (ii decomposition and nutrient dynamics (N, C, K, Ca, Mg, and P; one year of leaf litter and Saxegothaea conspicua bark litter, and (iii in situ topsoil net N mineralization (one year. Litterfall in the four stands ranged from 3.5 to 5.8 ton ha-1 yr-1, was temporarily lower in the managed than in the unmanaged deciduous stand and had a different seasonality in the evergreen stands than in the deciduous stands. Leaf litter decomposed faster (on average 32 % mass loss after one year than bark litter (8 % but without significant differences between leaf litter types. Net N in evergreen leaf litter decreased during decomposition but increased in deciduous leaf litter. Net soil N mineralization was fastest in the pristine evergreen stand, intermediate in the deciduous stands and slowest in the altered evergreen forest. Given the absence of replicated stands, the definite impact of forest type or management regime on the internal nutrient cycling cannot be demonstrated. Nevertheless, the results suggest that management can affect nutrient turnover by altering species composition and forest structure, while recent (five years selective logging in secondary deciduous forest did not affect litter decomposition or N mineralization rates in the present study.Los ecosistemas forestales del sur de Chile presentan un gran valor ecológico pues constituyen una de las mayores áreas del hemisferio Sur con existencias de bosques templados lluviosos. Están sometidos a procesos de deforestación, invasión de especies exóticas, fragmentación e incremento de depositación de nitrógeno (N atmosférico. Para apoyar su manejo sustentable se requiere de mayor conocimiento en el ciclo de nutrientes de estos ecosistemas. Se estudia la dinámica de nutrientes en cuatro sitios de bosques lluviosos valdivianos de la precordillera de los Andes, centro-sur de Chile: un bosque siempreverde de antiguo crecimiento prístino y otro alterado, un bosque caducifolio secundario con manejo silvícola y otro sin. Durante el período octubre 2002 -septiembre 2006, se estimaron (i masa de la hojarasca (cuatro años y contenido de nutrientes de la hojarasca (un año, (ii descomposición y dinámica de nutrientes de hojarasca (un año y de la corteza de Saxegothaea conspicua, y (iii mineralización neta de nitrógeno (N-min en el suelo in situ (un año. El aporte de hojarasca en los cuatro sitios fluctúa desde 3.5 hasta 5.8 ton ha-1 año-1, y es temporalmente menor en bosque caducifolio manejado, respecto del caducifolio sin manejo. Además, presentan una estacionalidad en los siempreverdes que es diferente, respecto de los deciduos. La hojarasca se descompone más rápidamente (promedio 32 % pérdida de masa después de un año que la corteza (8 %, pero no se presentaron diferencias significativas en la hojarasca. El N neto en la hojarasca de los bosques siempreverdes disminuye durante la descomposición, pero se incrementa en la hojarasca de los deciduos. La N-mineralización neta del suelo fue completa en el bosque siempreverde prístino, intermedia en los bosques deciduos y el más baja en el bosque siempreverde alterado. Dada la ausencia de réplicas en las parcelas, no puede ser demostrado el impacto definido del tipo de bosque o régimen de manejo en el ciclo interno de nutrientes. Sin embargo, los resultados sugieren que el manejo silvícola puede afectar el reciclaje de nutrientes por la alteración en la composición de especies y estructura del bosque, aun cuando en el bosque secundario deciduo una extracción selectiva de madera en tiempo reciente (cinco años, no afecta la descomposición de la hojarasca o los montos de mineralización del nitrógeno.

  7. Mechanics analysis of molar tooth splitting.

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    Barani, Amir; Chai, Herzl; Lawn, Brian R; Bush, Mark B

    2015-03-01

    A model for the splitting of teeth from wedge loading of molar cusps from a round indenting object is presented. The model is developed in two parts: first, a simple 2D fracture mechanics configuration with the wedged tooth simulated by a compact tension specimen; second, a full 3D numerical analysis using extended finite element modeling (XFEM) with an embedded crack. The result is an explicit equation for splitting load in terms of indenter radius and key tooth dimensions. Fracture experiments on extracted human molars loaded axially with metal spheres are used to quantify the splitting forces and thence to validate the model. The XFEM calculations enable the complex crack propagation, initially in the enamel coat and subsequently in the interior dentin, to be followed incrementally with increasing load. The fracture evolution is shown to be stable prior to failure, so that dentin toughness, not strength, is the controlling material parameter. Critical conditions under which tooth splitting in biological and dental settings are likely to be met, however rare, are considered. PMID:25584989

  8. The molarity of molecular theory and the molecularity of molar theory.

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    Bersh, P J

    2001-05-01

    Dinsmoor (2001) rejects shock-frequency reduction as a reinforcer for avoidance behavior, and considers this to be an invalidation of so-called molar avoidance theory. This is a narrow view of operant avoidance theory, for which shock-frequency reduction is by no means the only reinforcer. PMID:11453625

  9. Association between clinical parameters and the presence of active caries lesions in first permanent molars Associação entre parâmetros clínicos e a presença de lesões ativas de cárie em primeiros molares permanentes

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    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association between clinical parameters and the presence of active caries lesions on the occlusal surface of first permanent molars. Forty eight children (5.8-13.8 years-old with at least one first permanent molar present were selected. The clinical parameters evaluated were gender, age, DMF-T and dmf-t, presence of active white spots in other teeth, general plaque index, tooth's dental arch (upper or lower, tooth's side (right or left, presence of visible plaque and eruption degree of the first permanent molars. The first permanent molars were evaluated through visual inspection by two examiners in order to assess the presence of active or inactive caries lesions on the occlusal surface. Univariate and multivariate analyses for determination of the association between clinical parameters and the presence of active caries lesions in these teeth were performed. The presence of active white spots in other teeth was associated with the presence of active caries lesions in the first permanent molars, in both univariate and multivariate analyses (Odds ratio = 8.8 and 1.9, respectively. The presence of abundant visible plaque on the occlusal surface of the first permanent molars (Odds ratio = 3.5 in the univariate analysis, and 3.9 in the multivariate one also presented a significant association. In conclusion, the presence of active white spots in other teeth and the presence of considerable visible plaque were associated with the presence of active caries lesions on the occlusal surfaces of first permanent molars.O objetivo do presente trabalho foi avaliar a associação entre parâmetros clínicos e presença de lesões ativas de cárie sobre a superfície oclusal de primeiros molares permanentes. Quarenta e oito crianças (5,8-13,8 anos com pelo menos um primeiro molar permanente foram selecionadas. Os parâmetros clínicos avaliados foram sexo, idade, CPO-D e ceo-d, presença de manchas brancas ativas em outros dentes, índice de placa, arco dentário do dente (superior ou inferior, lado do dente (direito ou esquerdo, presença de placa visível e grau de erupção dos primeiros molares permanentes. Os primeiros molares permanentes foram avaliados usando inspeção visual por dois examinadores para avaliar a presença de lesões de cárie ativas ou inativas sobre a superfície oclusal. Análises univariada e multivariada para avaliação da associação dos parâmetros clínicos e presença de lesões ativas nesses dentes foram realizadas. A presença de manchas brancas ativas em outros dentes apresentou associação significante com a presença de lesões ativas de cárie nos primeiros molares permanentes, em ambas as análises univariada e multivariada ("Odds ratio" = 8,8 e 1,9, respectivamente. A presença de placa visível abundante sobre a superfície oclusal dos primeiros molares permanentes ("Odds ratio" = 3,5 na análise univariada, e 3,9 na análise multivariada também apresentou associação significante. Em conclusão, a presença de manchas brancas ativas em outros dentes e a presença de placa visível abundante apresentaram associação com a presença de lesões ativas de cárie sobre a superfície oclusal dos primeiros molares permanentes.

  10. Morphological changes related to age in mesial root canals of permanent mandibular first molars

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    Omar A, Gani; Claudio F, Boiero; Carolina, Correa; Ivana, Masin; Ricardo, Machado; Emmanuel JNL, Silva; Luiz Pascoal, Vansan.

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo do presente estudo foi avaliar as alteracoes morfologicas relacionadas com a idade em canais radiculares mesial de primeiros molares inferiores. Cinquenta e seis especimes foram selecionados para este estudo. Os especimes foram distribuidos em quatro grupos etarios (n. 14): a) Grupo de cr [...] iancas menores de 13 anos, b) grupo de adolescentes (de 14 a 19 anos), c) Grupo de jovens adultos (de 20 a 39 anos ) e d) Grupo de adultos (acima de 40 anos). Apos as extracoes os elementos foram cuidadosamente limpos, esterilizados, identificadas e armazenadas em agua. A fim de melhorar a limpeza, foram colocados numa solucao de hipoclorito de sodio a 1%, durante quatro horas e enxaguados em 10 vol. peroxido de hidrogenio durante 8 horas. Depois, uma tecnica de diafanizacao foi realizada para ilustrar a anatomia do canal radicular. As imagens digitalizadas de todas as amostras foram obtidas atraves da utilizacao de um estereoscopio. Os canais foram visivelmente mais simples em adultos mais velhos: eles foram bem definidas e estreito, por vezes, demasiado estreito. Nucleo de calcificacao nao foi encontrado e havia apenas alguns restos de espacos internucleares. O sistema de canal apareceu mais limpa, mais clara e mais bem definida do que nas outras faixas etarias. Pode-se concluir que ha uma correlacao entre as alteracoes do envelhecimento e morfologicas nos canais radiculares mesial de primeiros molares inferiores. Abstract in english The aim of this study was to evaluate age-related morphological canal changes in mesial root canals of mandibular first molars of known ages. Fifty-six specimens were selected for this study and distributed into the following four age groups (n. 14): a) Group of children under 13 years, b) Group of [...] adolescents (from 14 to 19 years), c) Group of young adults (from 20 to 39 years) and d) Group of older adults (over 40 years). The specimens were in perfect condition because after extraction they were carefully cleaned, sterilized, identified and stored in water. In order to improve the cleaning, they were placed in 1% sodium hypochlorite solution for four hours and rinsed in 10 vol. hydrogen peroxide for 8 hours. After that, a clearing technique was performed to illustrate root canal anatomy. Digitalized images of all samples were obtained by use of a stereomicroscope. Canals were noticeably simpler in older adults: they were sharply defined and narrow, sometimes too narrow. Calcification nuclei were not found and there were only a few remains of internuclear spaces. The canal system appeared cleaner, clearer and more sharply defined than in the other age groups. It may be concluded that there is a correlation between aging and morphological changes in the mesial root canals of mandibular first molars.

  11. Bilateral maxillary fused second and third molars: a rare occurrence.

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    Liang, Rui-Zhen; Wu, Jin-Tao; Wu, You-Nong; Smales, Roger J; Hu, Ming; Yu, Jin-Hua; Zhang, Guang-Dong

    2012-12-01

    This case report describes the diagnosis and endodontic therapy of maxillary fused second and third molars, using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). A 31-year-old Chinese male, with no contributory medical or family/social history, presented with throbbing pain in the maxillary right molar area following an unsuccessful attempted tooth extraction. Clinical examination revealed what appeared initially to be a damaged large extra cusp on the buccal aspect of the distobuccal cusp of the second molar. However, CBCT revealed that a third molar was fused to the second molar. Unexpectedly, the maxillary left third molar also was fused to the second molar, and the crown of an unerupted supernumerary fourth molar was possibly also fused to the apical root region of the second molar. Operative procedures should not be attempted without adequate radiographic investigation. CBCT allowed the precise location of the root canals of the right maxillary fused molar teeth to permit successful endodontic therapy, confirmed after 6 months. PMID:23222992

  12. Remoción de terceros molares mandibulares con asistencia endoscópica: Nota técnica de un nuevo procedimiento quirúrgico para prevenir lesiones del NAI y formación de defectos óseos / Removal of mandibular third molars with endoscopic approach: Technical note of a new surgical procedure to avoid IAN damage and bone defect formation

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    R, Fuentes; V, Beltrán; M, Cantín; W, Engelke.

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available La variada posición anatómica de los terceros molares mandibulares presenta importantes desafíos asociados a su profundidad y grado de inclinación. Las complicaciones más habituales del procedimiento quirúrgico convencional de extracción se relacionan con la extensa osteotomía y poca visualización d [...] el sitio quirúrgico, que pueden generar consecuencias post-quirúrgicas como inflamación, dolor, trismus, lesiones reversibles e irreversibles del nervio alveolar inferior (NAI) o nervio lingual, riesgo de fractura y formación de defectos periodontales del segundo molar. La implementación de soportes rígidos en la óptica endoscópica ha permitido utilizar esta tecnología para realizar abordajes mínimamente invasivos para remover terceros molares mediante accesos flapless con una mínima osteotomía de la zona oclusal, conservando la pared bucal y lingual a través de la visualización directa y magnificada del sitio quirúrgico, adaptable a los movimientos del paciente durante la intervención. En este reporte se presenta un nuevo procedimiento quirúrgico mínimamente invasivo a través de asistencia endoscópica para la conservación ósea en la remoción de terceros molares mandibulares con riesgo de lesión del nervio alveolar inferior. Abstract in english Anatomic variability of the position of mandibular third molars represents significant challenges associated with its depth and angulation. The most common complications of conventional surgical procedure are related to extensive osteotomy and poor visualization, which can cause postsurgical effects [...] such as inflammation, pain, trismus, reversible and irreversible lesions of the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) or lingual nerve, fracture risk and formation of a deep periodontal defect on the distal aspect of the second molar. The implementation of rigid endoscopy in optics has allowed to use this technology via a minimally invasive approach to remove third molars by a minimally occlusal flapless ostectomy, preserving the buccal and lingual walls through direct and magnified visualization of the surgical site, adaptable to the patient’s movements during the surgery. In this report, we present a new and minimally invasive procedure through endoscopic assistance for bone conservation in the removal of third molars at risk of inferior alveolar nerve injury.

  13. The bihemispheric posterior inferior cerebellar artery

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    Rarely, a solitary posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) will supply both cerebellar hemispheres. We report four cases of this variant. We present a retrospective review of clinical information and imaging of patients undergoing angiography at our institution to identify patients with a bihemispheric PICA. There were four patients: three males and one female. One patient presented with a ruptured arteriovenous malformation, and one with a ruptured aneurysm. Two patients had normal angiograms. The bihemispheric PICA was an incidental finding in all cases. The bihemispheric vessel arose from the dominant left vertebral artery, and the contralateral posterior inferior cerebellar artery was absent or hypoplastic. In all cases, contralateral cerebellar supply arose from a continuation of the ipsilateral PICA distal to the choroidal point and which crossed the midline dorsal to the vermis. We conclude that the PICA may supply both cerebellar hemispheres. This rare anatomic variant should be considered when evaluating patients with posterior fossa neurovascular disease. (orig.)

  14. Molar extinction coefficients of some fatty acids

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    Sandhu, G.K.; Singh, K.

    2002-01-01

    The attenuation of gamma rays in some fatty acids, viz. formic acid (CH2O2), acetic acid (C2H4O2), propionic acid (C3H6O2), butyric acid (C4H8O2), n-hexanoic acid (C6H12O2), n-caprylic acid (C8H16O2), lauric acid (C12H24O2), myristic acid (C14H28O2), palmitic acid (C16H32O2), oleic acid (C18H34O2) and stearic acid (C18H36O2), has been measured at the photon energies 81, 356, 511, 662, 1173 and 1332 keV. Experimental values for the molar extinction coefficient, the effective atomic number and the electron density have been derived and compared with theoretical calculations. There is good agreement between experiment and theory.

  15. Molar extinction coefficients of some fatty acids

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    The attenuation of gamma rays in some fatty acids, viz. formic acid (CH2O2), acetic acid (C2H4O2), propionic acid (C3H6O2), butyric acid (C4H8O2), n-hexanoic acid (C6H12O2), n-caprylic acid (C8H16O2), lauric acid (C12H24O2), myristic acid (C14H28O2), palmitic acid (C16H32O2), oleic acid (C18H34O2) and stearic acid (C18H36O2), has been measured at the photon energies 81, 356, 511, 662, 1173 and 1332 keV. Experimental values for the molar extinction coefficient, the effective atomic number and the electron density have been derived and compared with theoretical calculations. There is good agreement between experiment and theory

  16. Molar extinction coefficients of some fatty acids

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    Sandhu, G.K.; Singh, K.; Lark, B.S.; Gerward, Leif

    2002-01-01

    The attenuation of gamma rays in some fatty acids, viz. formic acid (CH2O2), acetic acid (C2H4O2), propionic acid (C3H6O2), butyric acid (C4H8O2), n-hexanoic acid (C6H12O2), n-caprylic acid (C8H16O2), lauric acid (C12H24O2), myristic acid (C14H28O2), palmitic acid (C16H32O2), oleic acid (C18H34O2......) and stearic acid (C18H36O2), has been measured at the photon energies 81, 356, 511, 662, 1173 and 1332 keV. Experimental values for the molar extinction coefficient, the effective atomic number and the electron density have been derived and compared with theoretical calculations. There is good...

  17. Molar extinction coefficients of some fatty acids

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    Sandhu, G.K.; Singh, K.; Lark, B.S.; Gerward, Leif

    2002-01-01

    The attenuation of gamma rays in some fatty acids, viz. formic acid (CH2O2), acetic acid (C2H4O2), propionic acid (C3H6O2), butyric acid (C4H8O2), n-hexanoic acid (C6H12O2), n-caprylic acid (C8H16O2), lauric acid (C12H24O2), myristic acid (C14H28O2), palmitic acid (C16H32O2), oleic acid (C18H34O2) and stearic acid (C18H36O2), has been measured at the photon energies 81, 356, 511, 662, 1173 and 1332 keV. Experimental values for the molar extinction coefficient, the effective atomic number and the...

  18. Molar extinction coefficients of some fatty acids

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    Sandhu, G. K.; Singh, Kulwant; Lark, B. S.; Gerward, L.

    2002-10-01

    The attenuation of gamma rays in some fatty acids, viz. formic acid (CH 2O 2), acetic acid (C 2H 4O 2), propionic acid (C 3H 6O 2), butyric acid (C 4H 8O 2), n-hexanoic acid (C 6H 12O 2), n-caprylic acid (C 8H 16O 2), lauric acid (C 12H 24O 2), myristic acid (C 14H 28O 2), palmitic acid (C 16H 32O 2), oleic acid (C 18H 34O 2) and stearic acid (C 18H 36O 2), has been measured at the photon energies 81, 356, 511, 662, 1173 and 1332 keV. Experimental values for the molar extinction coefficient, the effective atomic number and the electron density have been derived and compared with theoretical calculations. There is good agreement between experiment and theory.

  19. Statistical Interpretation of Femto-Molar Detection

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    Go, Jonghyun

    2009-01-01

    Over the last decade, many experiments have demonstrated that nanobiosensors based on Nanotubes and Nanowires are significantly more sensitive compared to their planar counterparts. Yet, there has been persistent gap between reports of analyte detection at ~femto-Molar concentration and theory suggesting the impossibility of sub-pM detection at the corresponding incubation time. This divide has persisted despite the sophistication of the theoretical models. In this paper, we calculate the statistics of diffusion-limited arrival-time distribution by a Monte Carlo method to suggest a statistical resolution of the enduring puzzle: The incubation time in the theory is the mean incubation time, while experiments suggest device stability limited the minimum incubation time. The difference in incubation times - both described by characteristic power-laws - provides an intuitive explanation of different detection limits anticipated by theory and experiments. These power laws broaden the scope of problems amenable to ...

  20. Iatrogenic injury to the inferior alveolar nerve

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    Hillerup, Søren

    2008-01-01

    The purpose of this prospective, non-randomised, descriptive study is to characterise the neurosensory deficit and associated neurogenic discomfort in 52 patients with iatrogenic injury to the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN). All patients were examined and followed up according to a protocol assessing tactile, thermal, and positional perception as well as two-point discrimination and pain. In 48 patients with IAN injuries of differing etiologies who did not undergo surgery, 32 patients with injury...

  1. The inferior alveolar artery in the mandibular canal

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    The present study investigated the course of the inferior alveolar artery (IAA) of the mandibular canal (MC), as well as morphological structure of the vascular wall, and the effects of Co-60 gamma irradiation on it. Male Sprague-Dawley strain 7-week-old rats were used as experimental animals. Histopathological changes in the vascular wall were observed by both light and electron microscopy. A single gamma irradiation of 17.82 Gy (TDF 100), 27.97 Gy (TDF 200), or 36.41 Gy (TDF 300) was given to the mandibular area. The IAA/MC ratio on the cross section was 3.4% at the mandibular foramen, 0.1% at the area between the second and third molar teeth, and 0.1% at the mental foramen. The corresponding diameters for these sites were 100 ?m, 30 ?m, and 20 ?m. Morphological examination revealed IAA to be the muscular type of artery. Trichrome staining revealed three layers, including the lamina intima (1.4 ?m), lamina media (13.3 ?m), and lamina adventitia (11.2 ?m). Dilatation of IAA occurred immediately after irradiation, followed by marked contraction on Day 3 after irradiation in the 17.82 Gy group, on Day 5 in the 27.97 Gy group, and on Day 7 in the 36.41 Gy group. During the period between Weeks 2 and 7, however, the 17.82 Gy group showed IAA dilatation. None of radiation injuries, such as rupture, necrosis and stenosis, was seen, but both vacuolation of the lamina intima and media, and irregular arrangement of the fibrous layer were seen. The vasculonervous bundle in MC seemed to be supported with fibrous connective tissues, suggesting an effective buffer effect on the dilatation of the vascular wall and the resistance to traumatic injuries. (N.K.)

  2. Caracterización de la formación y el desarrollo de los terceros molares / Characterization of the formation and development of the third molars

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    Liuba, González Espangler; Paula, Mok Barceló; Alexis, de la Tejera Chillón; Yaimel, George Valles; Marvis Lisy, Leyva Lara.

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Se realizó un estudio observacional, descriptivo y transversal en el Departamento de Ortodoncia de la Clínica Estomatológica Provincial Docente "Mártires del Moncada" de Santiago de Cuba, con vistas a caracterizar la formación y desarrollo de los terceros molares según edad, localización, sexo y gru [...] po étnico, en el período de mayo de 2010 a igual mes de 2011. La información necesaria se obtuvo de las historias clínicas y radiografías panorámicas de los pacientes ingresados en dicho Departamento. En la casuística, la edad promedio de aparición de la cripta fue a los 8,7 años y de los movimientos eruptivos a los 11-12,2 años; asimismo se concluyó que la arcada inferior, el sexo masculino y la raza negra se adelantaron en alcanzar las diferentes etapas de formación y desarrollo de los cordales. Se recomendó llevar a cabo otra investigación al respecto, pero con un número mayor de pacientes y en edades más tempranas, así como proponer un esquema de formación y desarrollo para el tercer molar en el territorio Abstract in english An observational, descriptive and cross-sectional study was carried out in the Department of Orthodontics of "Martires del Moncada" Provincial School of Dentistry in Santiago de Cuba, with the purpose of characterizing the formation and development of the third molars according to age, location, gen [...] der and ethnicity, in the period of May 2010 to the same month of 2011. The necessary information was obtained from medical records and panoramic x-rays of patients admitted to this department. In the case series the average age of the crypt onset was 8.7 years and the eruptive movements from 11 to 12.2 years; it was also concluded that the lower arch, male sex and black race were advanced to reach the different stages of formation and development of wisdom teeth. It was recommended to carry out another study on this, but with a greater number of patients and at younger ages, and to propose a scheme of the third molar formation and development in the territory

  3. A novel technique for inferior rectus recession

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    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Birsen Gokyigit, Serpil Akar, Omer Faruk YilmazDepartment of Strabismus, Istanbul Beyoglu Educational and Research Eye Hospital, Istanbul, TurkeyPurpose: To introduce a novel technique of inferior rectus recession operation to allow larger amounts of recession without causing lower lid retraction and to compare this method with the results obtained in standard inferior rectus recession.Material and methods: This study included 20 patients operated on in the authors' clinic. The median age of the patients was 24.5±18.6 (4–73 years and the median follow-up was 9.3±11.8 (3–43 months. Ten patients operated on with the standard method were labeled Group 1 and ten patients operated on with the new method were labeled Group 2. Without exceeding 4 mm, inferior rectus recession to the whole muscle was performed in Group 1 patients. Inferior rectus recession was also performed on patients in Group 2 following the new method. Using a spatula, approximately 10% of the muscle surface fibers were detached intact as a thin layer, and the remaining 90% of deeper fibers were recessed 4–8 mm as planned. Patients' preoperative deviations and lower lid positions were recorded. The same parameters were checked in the first and third month postoperatively. Both groups were evaluated retrospectively by screening their files, and the Mann–Whitney U test was used for statistical evaluation.Results: Lower lid retraction was seen in four patients of Group 1. There was no retraction in Group 2. While there was a need to perform additional vertical muscle procedures for vertical deviations and lower lid retractions in Group 1, it was observed that there was no need for additional procedures in Group 2 patients. There was a statistically meaningful difference between the two procedures (P<0.05.Conclusion: This novel technique was found to be an effective surgical method for permitting more recession without the risk of lower lid retraction.Keywords: inferior rectus recession, lower lid retraction, ophthalmologic surgical procedures

  4. Apparent molar volumes and compressibilities of selected electrolytes in dimethylsulfoxide

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    Densities at T = (293.15, 298.15, 303.15, 313.15, 323.15, and 333.15) K and sound velocities at T = 298.15 K of tetraphenylphosphonium bromide, sodium tetraphenylborate, sodium bromide, and sodium perchlorate in dimethylsulfoxide have been measured over the composition range from (0 to 0.3) mol . kg-1. From these data, apparent molar volumes and apparent molar isentropic compressibilities at infinite dilution as well as the expansibilities have been evaluated. The results have been discussed in terms of employing tetraphenylphosphonium tetraphenylborate as a reference electrolyte in splitting the limiting apparent molar volumes and apparent molar isentropic compressibilities into ionic contributions.

  5. Specificity of Inferior Olive Response to Stimulus Timing

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    liu, T; Xu, D.(Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China); Ashe, J; Bushara, K.

    2008-01-01

    The inferior olive is the sole source of the climbing fiber system, one of the two major afferent systems of the cerebellum; however, its exact role remains unknown. A longstanding hypothesis is that the inferior olive with its unique intrinsic rhythmic firing properties mediates motor timing. However, direct evidence linking the inferior olive to timing behavior has been difficult to demonstrate in animal or human studies likely due to the inhibition of inferior olive responses by self-produ...

  6. Influence of inferior olive on flexor reflex activity.

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    Rocca, Paola; STRATA, Pier Giorgio

    1986-01-01

    In Wistar rats we have studied the effect of inferior olive lesion or activation on the threshold of a flexor reflex elicited by a nociceptive stimulus applied to the hindpaw. When the inferior olive is lesioned by means of 3-acetylpyridine, the threshold value is significantly decreased. A recovery occurs in 3-4 weeks. When the inferior olive is activated by means of harmaline, the threshold value is significantly increased. These experiments suggest the inferior olive activity exerts an inh...

  7. Late Mandibular Angle Fracture After Impacted Third Molar Extraction: Case Report and Review of Predisposing Factors / Fractura Tardía de Ángulo de Mandibula Post Extracción de Tercer Molar Impactado: Reporte de un Caso y Revisión de Factores Predisponentes

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    Valdir Cabral, Andrade; Patrício José de Oliveira, Neto; Márcio, de Moraes; Luciana, Asprino.

    2013-08-01

    Full Text Available Cirugía del tercer molar es el procedimiento quirúrgico más común en la cavidad oral. Cuando se indica la extracción, una cuidadosa planificación basada en los exámenes clínicos y radiográficos es esencial para evitar complicaciones postoperatorias como sangrado, alveolitis, infecciones, lesiones a [...] los dientes adyacentes, comunicaciones oroantrales o incluso fracturas mandibulares. Aunque es raro, el riesgo de fracturas mandibulares postoperatorias después de la cirugía del tercer molar impactado se relaciona con algunos factores. Reportamos el caso de un paciente de 50 años de edad con queja de dolor en la región del ángulo mandibular izquierdo, quien y declaró que tres semanas antes se había extraído el tercer molar inferior izquierdo. Por tomografía computarizada se confirmó la presencia de una fractura en el ángulo mandibular. Este informe contribuye a mostrar los factores que predisponen para provocar esta lesión después de una revisión de la literatura, que muestran que el clínico los debería tener como consideración cuando indican la extracción de los terceros molares. Para evitar esta complicación, factores como el grado de impactación ósea, profundidad del diente en el hueso, proximidad al canal mandibular, posición en relación a dientes adyacentes, presencia de dilaceraciones radiculares, entre otras, deben ser tomadas en cuenta. Se presenta un caso de fractura mandibular tardía que ocurrió 21 días después de la extracción del tercer molar. Se realizó un tratamiento conservador y después de seis meses de seguimiento radiográfico y clínico, el paciente conservó completamente la función mandibular, con una oclusión normal y sin molestias. Abstract in english Third molar surgery is the most common surgical procedure in the oral cavity. Whenever extraction is indicated, careful planning based on clinical and radiographic examinations is essential to guard against postoperative complications like: bleeding, alveolitis, infections, injury to adjacent teeth, [...] oroantral communications, or even mandibular fractures. Although rare, the risk of postoperative mandibular fractures after third molar impaction surgery is related to some factors. Our case report a 50-year-old white female patient with a complaint of pain in the region of the left mandibular angle and stated that three weeks before she had the left mandibular third molar extracted, which computerized tomographic confirmed the presence of a fracture in the mandibular angle. However, our report contributes to showing the predisposing factors to cause this injury after a review of the literature, showing the clinician what they should take like consideration when they indicate the extraction of third molars. To avoid this complication, factors like bony impaction, depth of tooth within bone, proximity to the inferior dental canal, tooth position in relation to adjacent teeth, the presence of root dilacerations and others must be taken into account. A case of late mandibular fracture that occurred 21 days after third molar extraction is reported. Conservative treatment was adopted and after six-months of radiographic and clinical follow-up, the patient had fully preserved mandibular function, normal occlusion and no discomfort.

  8. Anchorage reinforcement with a fixed functional appliance during protraction of the mandibular second molars into the first molar extraction sites.

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    Chhibber, Aditya; Upadhyay, Madhur

    2015-07-01

    Protraction of posterior teeth into edentulous spaces is a challenge. This report describes the treatment of a 19-year-old woman with missing mandibular first molars owing to caries. A fixed functional appliance was used for anchorage reinforcement during mandibular second molar protraction. Eight millimeters of bilateral protraction was done with bodily mesial movement of the molars and no lingual tipping of the incisors. PMID:26124039

  9. Iatrogenic injury to the inferior alveolar nerve

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    Hillerup, Søren

    2008-01-01

    assessing tactile, thermal, and positional perception as well as two-point discrimination and pain. In 48 patients with IAN injuries of differing etiologies who did not undergo surgery, 32 patients with injury associated with third molar surgery exhibited significant spontaneous improvement of sensory...... function. Recovery improvement of sensory function was insignificant in the patients with other etiologies. In most patients the level of sensory perception was such that microsurgical repair was only occasionally indicated. Four patients had microsurgical repair; the outcome was favourable in three. IAN...

  10. Presence of third molars in orthodontic patients from northern Greece

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    Barka G

    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available Georgia Barka,1 Georgios Tretiakov,1 Theodosios Theodosiou,2 Ioulia Ioannidou-Marathiotou31School of Dentistry, 2Biostatistics, Department of Informatics, School of Natural Sciences, 3Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, GreeceObjective: The purpose of the present study was to investigate the frequency of presence of third molar teeth and their distribution in each jaw and each side, according to sex, in a group of orthodontic patients with permanent dentition from northern Greece.Methods: The sample included panoramic radiographs from 220 patients with permanent dentition (mean age 13.62 ± 1.81. The ?2 test was used to assess the relationships between the variables, and the Fisher's exact test was used in cases where the expected frequencies in each cell were <5.Results: The frequency of third molar presence was 79.1%, and 20.9% was the frequency of third molar agenesis. Intersexual differences in the number of third molars was not statistically significant. There was a correlation between the distribution of third molars on the right and the left side (Fisher's exact test = 100.788; P = 0. The two sides showed the same tendency toward the presence or absence of third molars. A correlation was also found between the distribution of maxillary and mandibular third molars (Fisher's exact test = 24.372; P = 0. In each jaw, the presence or absence of third molars was highly related to the number of third molars found in the other jaw.Conclusion: The present results showed that in this orthodontic group of northern Greek patients, presence accounted for 79.1% and agenesis for 20.9%. No significant difference was found between the frequencies of third molar presence on the left and right sides in either the maxilla or mandible.Keywords: third molars, presence, orthodontic population, Greeks

  11. Inferior sinus venosus defects: anatomic features and echocardiographic correlates.

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    Plymale, Jennifer; Kolinski, Kellen; Frommelt, Peter; Bartz, Peter; Tweddell, James; Earing, Michael G

    2013-02-01

    Inferior sinus venosus defects (SVDs) are rare imperfections located in the inferior portion of the atrial septum, leading to an overriding inferior vena cava (IVC) and an interatrial connection. These defects have increased risk of anomalous pulmonary venous return (PAPVR) and often are confused with secundum atrial septal defects (ASDs) with inferior extension. The authors sought to review their experience with inferior SVDs and to establish at their institution an echocardiographic definition that differentiates inferior SVDs from secundum ASDs with inferior extension. The study identified 161 patients 1.5 to 32 years of age who had undergone repair of a secundum ASD with inferior extension or inferior SVD over the preceding 10 years. All surgical notes, preoperative transthoracic echocardiograms (TTEs), and preoperative transesophageal echocardiograms (TEEs) were reviewed. Based on the surgical notes, 147 patients were classified as having a secundum ASD (147/161, 91 %) and 14 patients (9 %) as having an inferior SVD. The study identified PAPVR in 7 % (1/14) of the patients with inferior SVDs and 3.5 % (5/14) of the patients with secundum ASDs. Surgical diagnosis and preoperative TTE correlated for 143 (89 %) of the 161 patients. Using a strict anatomic and echocardiographic definition with a blinded observer, the majority of the defects (14/18, 78 %) were reclassified correctly after review of their TTE images, and 100 % of the defects were correctly reclassified after TEE image review. Accurate diagnosis of inferior SVDs remains challenging. The data from this study demonstrate that use of a strict anatomic and echocardiographic definition (a defect that originates in the mouth of the IVC and continues into the inferoposterior border of the left atrium, leaving no residual atrial septal tissue at the inferior margin) allows for accurate differentiation between secundum ASDs with inferior extension and inferior SVDs. This differentiation is extremely important in planning for surgical versus device closure of these rare defects. PMID:22854830

  12. Evolución postquirúrgica del cierre de la herida quirúrgica por segunda intención en terceros molares / Postoperative evolution of surgical wound closure by secondary intention in third molars

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    Felicia Caridad, Morejón Álvarez; Yan, Álvarez Rodríguez.

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: la cirugía del tercer molar constituye uno de los tratamientos que con frecuencia se realiza en la práctica estomatológica. Actualmente es la técnica quirúrgica convencional más empleada. Objetivo: evaluar la evolución postoperatoria en los pacientes con terceros molares inferiores sem [...] iretenidos, con cierre de la herida quirúrgica por segunda intención, según la presencia de dolor, edema, sangramiento, sepsis y trismo mandibular. Material y método: se realizó un estudio analítico, longitudinal, prospectivo de casos y controles en el Hospital General Docente "Abel Santamaría Cuadrado" de Pinar del Río en el período comprendido desde septiembre de 2010 hasta julio de 2013. La muestra estuvo compuesta por 120 pacientes que asistieron a la consulta de cirugía maxilofacial por presentar los terceros molares mandibulares semiretenidos. Para el análisis estadístico se emplearon las técnicas de estadística comparativas de Kolmogorov-Smirnov y la de probabilidad exacta de Fisher. Resultados: en los 60 pacientes operados mediante la técnica quirúrgica convencional con sutura del colgajo vestibular, a las 72 horas presentaban dolor, en 48 era moderado para un 80%, y en 12, era intenso para un 20%. De los 60 que fueron operados mediante la técnica quirúrgica con cierre de la herida por segunda intención, a las 72 horas solo 15 pacientes para un 25% tenían dolor ligero. Conclusiones: hubo una mejor evolución postoperatoria en los pacientes con cierre de la herida quirúrgica por segunda intención, con un 45% de los casos sin dolor y un 90% con edema ligero a las 72 horas de operados; no presentaron síntomas como sangramiento, sepsis, ni trismo mandibular. Abstract in english Introduction: third molar surgery is a treatment often performed during the dentistry practice work. Nowadays it is the most used conventional surgical technique. Objective: to evaluate the postoperative results in patients with non-semi-retained mandibular molars, with closure of the wound by secon [...] dary intention, regarding aspects such as the presence of pain, edema, bleeding, sepsis and mandibular trismus. Methods: an analytical, longitudinal, prospective case-control study was conducted at Abel Santamaria Cuadrado General Teaching Hospital in Pinar del Río, in the period from September 2010 to July 2013. The sample consisted of 120 patients attending the maxillofacial surgery office because of semi-retained mandibular third molars. For statistical analysis we used the Kolmogorov-Smirnov statistic methods and the Fisher exact probability variant. Results: for the 60 patients operated by conventional surgical suture with vestibular flap, after 72 hours pain appeared, and it was moderate in 48-80%, and at 12 hours, it was intense for the 20%. For the 60 patients operated by surgical technique with wound closure by secondary intention, after 72 hours only 15 patients (25%) had mild pain. Conclusions: There was a better postoperative result in patients with surgical wound closure by secondary intention, with 45% of the patients with no pain and 90% with slight edema after 72 hours of surgery; the study showed no symptoms such as bleeding, sepsis, or mandibular trismus.

  13. Caries dental y necesidades de tratamiento en el primer molar permanente en escolares de 12 años de las escuelas públicas del municipio de Rionegro (Antioquia, Colombia, 2010 / Dental Caries and Treatment Needs in the First Permanent Molar [...

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    Anny Marcela Vivares Builes

    2012-07-01

    Full Text Available Antecedentes: es importante evaluar el primer molar permanente, ya que en edad escolar es el diente permanente más afectado por caries. La prevalencia de caries en estos dientes se ha asociado con la actividad futura de caries. Objetivo: determinar la prevalencia de caries y las necesidades de tratamiento de los primeros molares permanentes en la población escolar de 12 años de las escuelas oficiales del municipio de Rionegro (Antioquia. Métodos: se realizó un estudio descriptivo transversal en 808 escolares de 12 años de escuelas públicas del municipio. Se analizó la prevalencia de caries dental en el primer molar permanente por número y tipo de dientes afectados y de acuerdo con sexo, escolaridad, zona de residencia y afiliación al Sistema General de Seguridad Social en Salud (SGSSS. También se describieron las necesidades de tratamiento para cada primer molar permanente. Resultados: los molares inferiores presentaron la mayor prevalencia de caries dental en relación con las variables de afiliación al SGSSS, sexo y zona de residencia; en estas dos últimas variables se evidenció más afectación en el primer molar inferior derecho y concentración en este molar de las necesidades de tratamiento restaurativo. Conclusiones: aunque se cuenta con estudios previos sobre prevalencia de caries dental en el municipio que muestran cumplimiento de metas de la Organización Mundial de la Salud, son más escasos los estudios que evalúen de manera individual los primeros molares permanentes para orientar políticas de salud pública dirigidos a la preservación de estas importantes estructuras dentales. Background: Evaluation of the first permanent molar is important since it is the tooth that is most affected from dental cavities in schoolers. Caries prevalence of this molar has been associated with future caries activity. Objective: Determine caries prevalence and treatment needs in the first permanent molar of a 12-year-old population from public schools in the municipality of Rionegro (Antioquia. Methods: A descriptive study in 808 12-year-old school children from public schools in Rionegro was conducted. Caries prevalence in the first permanent molar was analyzed regarding number and type of teeth affected and association with sex, grade, zone of residence, and type of affiliation to the social security system (SSS. Needs for dental treatment in this molar were also described. Results: Lower molars were the most affected by dental caries in relationship with sex, SSS, and zone of residence; in the latter two dental cavities were more prevalent in the right lower first molar, tooth in which the need for restorative treatment is higher than the other first molars. Conclusions: Although there are previous studies on the dental health status in Rionegro and indicators show that the goals of the World Health Organization are being met, evaluative research focused on the first permanent molar is scarce and necessary given its importance for health public policymaking intended to preserve this teeth.

  14. Post-extraction inferior alveolar nerve neurosensory disturbances--a guide to their evaluation and practical management.

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    Mahon, Nicola; Stassen, Leo F A

    2014-01-01

    Inferior alveolar nerve injuries are a recognised complication of mandibular third molar extractions. This paper describes the different types of nerve injuries that may occur. A differential of possible causes is provided and an approach to the immediate and follow-up management is outlined. The prognosis of such injuries is reviewed so that patients can be informed of the possible postoperative outcome. The algorithm shows the timeline for monitoring/referring and the included tables outline the advantages and disadvantages of surgery versus watchful waiting. PMID:25638921

  15. Molar extinction coefficients of some fatty acids

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    Sandhu, G.K.; Singh, Kulwant; Lark, B.S.; Gerward, L. E-mail: gerward@fysik.dtu.dk

    2002-10-01

    The attenuation of gamma rays in some fatty acids, viz. formic acid (CH{sub 2}O{sub 2}), acetic acid (C{sub 2}H{sub 4}O{sub 2}), propionic acid (C{sub 3}H{sub 6}O{sub 2}), butyric acid (C{sub 4}H{sub 8}O{sub 2}), n-hexanoic acid (C{sub 6}H{sub 12}O{sub 2}), n-caprylic acid (C{sub 8}H{sub 16}O{sub 2}), lauric acid (C{sub 12}H{sub 24}O{sub 2}), myristic acid (C{sub 14}H{sub 28}O{sub 2}), palmitic acid (C{sub 16}H{sub 32}O{sub 2}), oleic acid (C{sub 18}H{sub 34}O{sub 2}) and stearic acid (C{sub 18}H{sub 36}O{sub 2}), has been measured at the photon energies 81, 356, 511, 662, 1173 and 1332 keV. Experimental values for the molar extinction coefficient, the effective atomic number and the electron density have been derived and compared with theoretical calculations. There is good agreement between experiment and theory.

  16. Treatment options for hypomineralized first permanent molars and incisors

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    Ivanović Mirjana

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this study was to discuss therapy possibilities in the management of molar incisor hypomineralization. Molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH is defined as hypomineralization of one or more first permanent molars frequently affecting incisors. Etiology of MIH is not fully clarified and numerous etiological factors have been cited. Hypomineralized molars are more prone to caries, cause severe restorative problems and are frequently extracted due to serious damage and caries complications. Incisors can present demarcated enamel opacities, while enamel breakdown is uncommon. Clinically, affected molars can be sensitive to thermal and chemical irritations even when there is no enamel breakdown. Molars can be sensitive to mechanical irritations making even regular tooth brushing painful. Specific problems related to the treatment of these teeth are sensitivity and occlusion in molars and aesthetics in incisors. Considering the fact that permanent first molars with severe defects and incisors demand complex and multidisciplinary treatment they present serious problem for the patient as well as for the dentist.

  17. Taurodont molars: Review of literature and radiological features

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    Taurodontic molar teeth are present as a clinical entity in modem man. This is a suggestion that the occurrence has a racial bias. The importance of the differential diagnosis of teeth with enlarged pulp is discussed, and the possible influence of taurodontic molars on treatment planning is outlined. (author)

  18. Molar incisor hypomineralisation: clinical management of the young patient.

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    Daly, Dympna

    2009-04-01

    Molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) is a common developmental condition resulting in enamel defects in first permanent molars and permanent incisors. It presents at eruption of these teeth. Early diagnosis is essential since rapid breakdown of tooth structure may occur, giving rise to acute symptoms and complicated treatment. The purpose of this article is to review MIH and illustrate its clinical management in young children.

  19. Elongational viscosity of narrow molar mass distribution polystyrene

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    Bach, Anders; Almdal, Kristoffer; Rasmussen, Henrik Koblitz; Hassager, Ole

    2003-01-01

    Transient and steady elongational viscosity has been measured for two narrow molar mass distribution polystyrene melts of molar masses 200 000 and 390 000 by means of a filament stretching rheometer. Total Hencky strains of about five have been obtained. The transient elongational viscosity rises...

  20. Leiomiossarcoma de veia cava inferior Leiomiossarcoma of the inferior vena cava

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    Eduardo Crema

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava is an extremely rare tumor, and it is reported to have a poor prognosis. The clinical findings are nonspecific and may precede the diagnosis by several years. Symptoms depend on the location and extension of the tumor. A complete surgical resection is the only proven therapeutic modality that prolongs the survival in patients with this lesion. We report a case of a 50 year-old patient with inferior vena cava leiomyosarcoma, who was submitted to a surgical treatment.

  1. Evaluation in vitro of pulpal chamber temperature of deciduous teeth during Er:YAG laser application; Avaliacao in vitro da temperatura na camara pulpar de dentes deciduos durante aplicacao do laser de Er:YAG

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    Sznajder, Alexandre Joseph

    2001-07-01

    The Er:YAG laser technology has been thoroughly studied, since its invention, and has been increasingly recommended in Dentistry. However, its use in deciduous teeth has not been deserving the equivalent attention to its counterpart in permanent teeth, despite of the deciduous teething occur in a phase of life in which it has a far more importance than its substitutes. For that reason, this study aims to identify the suitable parameters to the clinic procedures in deciduous teeth, using the already established protocols in permanent teeth. The study was lead in a way to resemble the most the conditions of the clinical use of the laser. Five groups were analyzed using different energy densities and repetition rates. Each group was composed of 10 first superior right deciduous molars randomly selected. The energy densities and repetition rates used for each group were: 60 mJ 15 Hz, 250 mJ 2 Hz, 250 mJ 15 Hz, 400 mJ 6 Hz and 500 mJ 2 Hz. The results obtained allowed us to conclude that the use of the Er:YAG laser in Odontopediatrics is effective, safe and secure and the main reason for its recommendation is the low transfer of heat to the adjacent tissues of the applied surfaces. (author)

  2. Prevalent of root resorption of second molar adjustment the impacted third molar in prepiacal and panoramic radiographs

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    Mohammad Ebrahimi Saravi

    2013-10-01

    Full Text Available   Background and Aims: Impacted third molar reduces the bone level in the distal aspect of second molar, and sometimes it can lead to root resorption of the adjacent tooth. The purpose of this study was to determine this resorption using panoramic and periapical radiographs.   Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional descriptive study 54 patient (28 men, 26 women above 15 years old with the average of 22 years in Oral and Maxillofacial Department of Tehran University were studied. A periapical radiography from the third molar and a panoramic radiograph were taken from each patient (Because of their routine use and evaluation of accuracy of panoramic compared with periapical, and the magnitude of the root resorption for the second molar was determined by 2 observers and written in a questionnaire. Data were analyzed using Fisher test.   Results: The prevalence of the root resorption of the second molar adjacent to the impacted third molar in the panoramic and the periapical radiographies, with respect to the limitation of the sample size were 46.3% and 31.5%, respectively, with 95% confidence(P>0.05. Most of these resorptions were in the cervical third of the second molar roots and in cases in which the third molars were mesially oriented or horizontal. There was also no significant difference between panoramic and periapical radiographs.   Conclusion: Due to the increased risk of the resorption of the second molar adjacent to the third molar, extraction of the impacted third molars, especiall y mesially oriented or horizontal ones are recommended.

  3. Prosthetic rehabilitation of a hemisected maxillary molar: a rare entity.

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    Yadav, Preeti; Tahir, Mohammed; Kumar, M V Sunil; Rao, Harikesh

    2013-09-01

    Gingival recession beyond grade III and grade IV level involving furcation defects can lead to tooth loss if not intervened at appropriate time. The treatment options include scaling and root planing, Furcation-plasty, Tunnel preparation, Root separation and resection. The chief complaint of the patient was pain in the upper left first molar because of grade III furcation involvement. Since it was a four rooted molar, the treatment of choice was hemisection of the tooth and extraction of the distal half following endodontic treatment. As the second molar was mesially tilted the prosthodontic rehabilitation was done with a hybrid prosthesis involving a full coverage conventional porcelain fused to metal retainer on the hemisected molar and a resin bonded partial coverage retainer on the tilted second molar. The resultant prosthesis is termed as "Hybrid prosthesis". PMID:24431763

  4. Inferior oblique muscle thickness in Asians

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    Yasuhiro Takahashi

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available Yasuhiro Takahashi1, Hirohiko Kakizaki2, Takashi Nakano3, Ken Asamoto3, Masayoshi Iwaki21Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Asahi-machi, Abeno-ku, Osaka, Japan; 2Department of Ophthalmology; 3Anatomy, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Aichi, JapanAbstract: The purpose of this study was to examine the inferior oblique muscle (IOM thickness in Asians by the quasi-sagittal plane of the orbits. Specimens were examined from 23 orbits of 18 Asians (9 orbits in males, 14 in females, aged 63 to 97 years at death. All specimens were fixed in 10% buffered formalin before use. The orbital contents were incised parallel to the optic nerve, after which the lengths of both short and long axes of the IOM were measured and the ratio of short to long axes was calculated. The mean lengths of each short or long axis of the IOM were 2.27 ± 0.49 mm and 7.23 ± 0.97 mm, respectively. The average ratio was 0.32 ± 0.07. There were no significant differences in laterality or gender. This study determined the normal IOM thickness in Asian cadavers, the outcome of which could be useful for detection of IOM involvement in Graves’ orbitopathy.Keywords: inferior oblique muscle, Asian, thickness, quasi-sagittal plane

  5. Relationship between hypoesthesia of the lower lip after extraction of the mandibular third molar and preoperative imaging findings on panoramic X-ray films and multi-planer reconstructive CT scans

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    The mandibular third molars are usually located near the inferior alveolar nerve. Surgical removal of these molars may damage the nerve and cause hypoesthesia of the lower lip. Before surgery, it is important to examine the exact positional relationship between the mandibular third molars and the mandibular canal to prevent such complications. A total of 329 lower third molars from 198 patients were studied on panoramic radiographs and computed tomography (CT). We studied the association of hypoesthesia with the spacial relation between the tooth roots and the mandibular canal. Hypoesthesia occurred in 23 of 329 teeth (7.0%). Almost all cases of hypoesthesia resolved within 6 months. However, hypoesthesia of 3 teeth (0.9%) persisted approximately 7 to 12 months after surgery. In 206 of 329 teeth (62.6%), the assumed location of the mandibular canal differed between panoramic radiography and CT. Furthermore, the prediction rate of the incidence of type 1 hypoesthesia on CT (35.5%) was higher than that on panoramic radiography (15.9%). Risk factors related to hypoesthesia included loss of the white line of the root, curve of the mandibular canal, and close proximity of the tooth to the mandibular canal (Type 1) on panoramic radiography. There were also teeth in contact with the canal (0 mm) in all patients in whom hypoesthesia developed. In particular, patients whose mandibular canals were located between the roots of the mandibular third molar or on the lingual side of the mandibular third molar had a high incidence of hypoesthesia (26.0%). These results suggest that the positional relation between the mandibular third molars and the mandibular canal should be accurately evaluated by CT. Because of its high resolution and ability to examine patients in detail, CT was found to be useful for predicting the risk of inferior alveolar nerve damage before mandibular third molar surgery. (author)

  6. Valoración de la microfiltración de Compoglass® en molares temporales / Evaluation of Compoglass® microleakage in primary molars

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    Nuria Esther, Gallardo-López; M. Joaquín, De Nova-García; Mª. Rosa, Mourelle-Martínez.

    2004-02-01

    Full Text Available El propósito de este estudio ha sido evaluar el sellado marginal que proporciona Compoglass® (Vivadent), una resina compuesta modificada con poliácidos, enmolares temporales. Se realizaron 12 cavidades de clase II en la superficie distal de 12 molares temporales exodonciados sanos, obturándolas con [...] Compoglass. Tras someterlas a un proceso de envejecimiento, se sellaron los dientes excepto en la zona de las restauraciones y se sumergieron en azul de metileno al 5% durante 4 horas. Después, se seccionaron longitudinalmente y se fotografiaron a 40 aumentos. La microfiltración se limitó al esmalte dentario en todas las muestras. Sólo se observófiltración en los márgenes gingivales y únicamente en el 36,36% de las muestras. Compoglass proporciona un sellado marginal aceptable para su uso clínico en la dentición temporal. Abstract in english The purpose of this study has been to evaluate the marginal seal of Compoglass® (Vivadent), a polyacid-modified composite resin, in primary molars. Twelve clase II-cavities were prepared on the distal surfaces of 12 extracted healthy primary molars, restoring them with Compoglass. After a thermocycl [...] ing process, the teeth were sealed except in the area of the restorations and were immersed in methylene blue 5% for 4 hours. Next, they were longitudinally sectioned and photographs were taken at a 40x magnification. The microleakage was limited to dental enamel in all the samples. Microleakage was onlyobserved in the gingival margins and just in the 36,36% of the samples.Compoglass offers an acceptable marginal seal for its clinical use in primary dentition.

  7. Maxillary molar distalization with a bone-anchored pendulum appliance.

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    Kircelli, Beyza Hancio?lu; Pekta?, Zafer Ozgür; Kircelli, Cem

    2006-07-01

    To obtain an effective and compliance-free molar distalization without an anchorage loss, we designed the bone-anchored pendulum appliance (BAPA). The aim of this study was to evaluate the stability of the anchoring screw, distalization of the maxillary molars, and the movement of teeth anterior to maxillary first molars. The study group comprised 10 patients (mean age 13.5 +/- 1.8 years) with Class II molar relationship. A conventional pendulum appliance was modified to obtain anchorage from an intraosseous screw instead of the premolars. The screw was placed in the anterior paramedian region of the median palatal suture. Skeletal and dental changes were measured on cephalograms, and dental casts were obtained before and after distalization. A super Class I molar relationship was achieved in a mean period of 7.0 +/- 1.8 months. The maxillary first molars distalized an average of 6.4 +/- 1.3 mm in the region of the dental crown by tipping distally an average of 10.9 degrees +/- 2.8 degrees . Also, the maxillary second premolar and first premolar moved distally an average of 5.4 +/- 1.3 mm and 3.8 +/- 1.1 mm, respectively. The premolars tipped significantly distally. No anterior incisor movement was detected. The BAPA was found to be an effective, minimally invasive, and compliance-free intraoral distalization appliance for achieving both molar and premolar distalization without any anchorage loss. PMID:16808573

  8. A Four-Year Monocentric Study of the Complications of Third Molars Extractions under General Anesthesia: About 2112 Patients.

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    Guerrouani, A; Zeinoun, T; Vervaet, C; Legrand, W

    2013-01-01

    Introduction. The aim of this study was to assess the complications resulting from third molar extraction under general anesthesia. Material and Methods. The retrospective study included all patients who underwent impacted third molars extraction from January 2008 until December 2011. 7659 third molars were extracted for 2112 patients. Postoperative complications were retrieved from medical files. Results. No complications were related to general anesthesia. The most frequent postoperative complication was infection (7.15%). Lingual nerve injuries affected 1.8% of the patients. All of them were transient and were not related to tooth section. Inferior alveolar nerve injuries were reported in 0.4% of the cases. 95.8% of these patients were admitted for one-day ambulatory care, and only two patients were readmitted after discharge from hospital. Discussion. This surgical technique offers comfort for both surgeons and patients. Risks are only linked to the surgical procedure as we observed no complication resulting from general anesthesia. One-day hospitalization offers a good balance between comfort, security, and cost. The incidence of complications is in agreement with the literature data, especially regarding pain, edema, and infectious and nervous complications. It is of utmost importance to discuss indications with patients, and to provide them with clear information. PMID:24101928

  9. Elongational viscosity of narrow molar mass distribution polystyrene

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    Bach, Anders; Almdal, Kristoffer

    2003-01-01

    Transient and steady elongational viscosity has been measured for two narrow molar mass distribution polystyrene melts of molar masses 200 000 and 390 000 by means of a filament stretching rheometer. Total Hencky strains of about five have been obtained. The transient elongational viscosity rises above the linear viscoelastic prediction at intermediate strains, indicating strain hardening. The steady elongational viscosities are monotone decreasing functions of elongation rate. At elongation rates larger than the inverse reptation time, the steady elongational viscosity scales linearly with molar mass at fixed elongation rate.

  10. Caries Management Strategies for Primary Molars

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    Santamaria, R.M.; Innes, N.P.T.; Machiulskiene, V.; Evans, D.J.P.; Splieth, C.H.

    2014-01-01

    Minimal invasive approaches to managing caries, such as partial caries removal techniques, are showing increasing evidence of improved outcomes over the conventional complete caries removal. There is also increasing interest in techniques where no caries is removed. We present the 1-yr results of clinical efficacy for 3 caries management options for occlusoproximal cavitated lesions in primary molars: conventional restorations (CR; complete caries removal and compomer restoration), Hall technique (HT; no caries removal, sealing in with stainless steel crowns), and nonrestorative caries treatment (NRCT; no caries removal, opening up the cavity, teaching brushing and fluoride application). In sum, 169 children (3-8 yr old; mean, 5.56 ± 1.45 yr) were enrolled in this secondary care–based, 3-arm, parallel-group, randomized clinical trial. Treatments were carried out by specialist pediatric dentists or postgraduate trainees. One lesion per child received CR, HT, or NRCT. Outcome measures were clinical failure rates, grouped as minor failure (restoration loss/need for replacement, reversible pulpitis, caries progression, etc.) and major failure (irreversible pulpitis, abscess, etc.). There were 148 children (87.6%) with a minimum follow-up of 11 mo (mean, 12.23 ± 0.98 mo). Twenty teeth were recorded as having at least 1 minor failure: NRCT, n = 8 (5%); CR, n = 11 (7%); HT, n = 1 (1%) (p = .002, 95% CI = 0.001 to 0.003). Only the comparison between NRCT and CR showed no significant difference (p = .79, 95% CI = 0.78 to 0.80). Nine (6%) experienced at least 1 major failure: NRCT, n = 4 (2%); CR, n = 5 (3%); HT, n = 0 (0%) (p = .002, 95% CI = 0.001 to 0.003). Individual comparison of NRCT and CR showed no statistically significant difference in major failures (p = .75, 95% CI = 0.73 to 0.76). Success and failure rates were not significantly affected by pediatric dentists’ level of experience (p = .13, 95% CI = 0.12 to 0.14). The HT was significantly more successful clinically than NRCT and CR after 1 yr, while pairwise analyses showed comparable results for treatment success between NRCT and CR (ClinicalTrials.gov NCT01797458). PMID:25216660

  11. Inferior oblique inclusion, Incidence Early detection and Prevention

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    Mahmoud M Saleh

    2010-01-01

    Purpose: To evaluate the incidence of inferior oblique inclusion during hooking of the lateral rectus muscle and how to detect and prevent. Methods : 50 patients (80) eyes operated upon lateral rectus muscles(recession 55 eyes resection 25 eyes ) for correction of horizontal deviation (esotropia and exotropia) the incidence of inferior oblique inclusion during hooking of the lateral rectus muscle throw fornix conjunctival incision was evaluated and managed. Results: the incidence of inferior ...

  12. Molar tooth sign − looking beyond the obvious

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    Nasreen Mahomed

    2013-08-01

    Full Text Available The molar tooth sign was initially identified in Joubert syndrome, named after Marie Joubert who first described it in 1968 as a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterised by the neuroradiological hallmark of the molar tooth sign caused by cerebellar vermian hypoplasia. Subsequently, it emerged that the molar tooth sign encompasses many syndromes that are now grouped together and termed Joubert syndrome and related disorders (JSRDs. Knowledge of the newer classification system and the subtypes is important and helps to direct and interpret imaging studies based on clinical signs so as to avoid delay in diagnosis of the hepatic oculorenal and renal subtypes of JSRDs in patients in whom the molar tooth sign is identified on brain MRI.

  13. Prediction of postoperative pain after mandibular third molar surgery

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    Rudin, Asa; Eriksson, Lars; Liedholm, Rolf; List, Thomas; Werner, Mads Utke

    2010-01-01

    To evaluate the predictive potential of preoperative psychological and psychophysiological variables in estimating severity of postoperative pain following mandibular third molar surgery (MTMS). Methods: Following ethical committee approval and informed consent, 40 consecutive patients scheduled...

  14. Apparent molar volumes and compressibilities of selected electrolytes in dimethylsulfoxide

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    Warminska, Dorota, E-mail: dorota@chem.pg.gda.p [Department of Physical Chemistry, Chemical Faculty, Gdansk University of Technology, 80-233 Gdansk (Poland); Grzybkowski, Waclaw [Department of Physical Chemistry, Chemical Faculty, Gdansk University of Technology, 80-233 Gdansk (Poland)

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    Densities at T = (293.15, 298.15, 303.15, 313.15, 323.15, and 333.15) K and sound velocities at T = 298.15 K of tetraphenylphosphonium bromide, sodium tetraphenylborate, sodium bromide, and sodium perchlorate in dimethylsulfoxide have been measured over the composition range from (0 to 0.3) mol . kg{sup -1}. From these data, apparent molar volumes and apparent molar isentropic compressibilities at infinite dilution as well as the expansibilities have been evaluated. The results have been discussed in terms of employing tetraphenylphosphonium tetraphenylborate as a reference electrolyte in splitting the limiting apparent molar volumes and apparent molar isentropic compressibilities into ionic contributions.

  15. Intraoperative accidents associated with surgical removal of third molars

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    Aline Monise, Sebastiani; Sara Regina Barancelli, Todero; Giovana, Gabardo; Delson João da, Costa; Nelson Luis Barbosa, Rebelatto; Rafaela, Scariot.

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    Full Text Available Aim: To evaluate the prevalence of intraoperative accidents associated with extraction of third molars and identify possible risk factors. Methods: Prospective study with patients undergoing third molar surgery by residents of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service at the Federal University of P [...] arana. Epidemiological data were collected from preoperative evaluation forms. During the surgical procedure were evaluated the radiographic position classifications of all third molars removed, using methods such as osteotomy and/or tooth section, time for the procedure and occurrence of any complication. Results: The students extracted a total of 323 teeth. The mean surgical time was 45 min. Conclusions: The prevalence of intraoperative accidents during extraction of third molars was 6.19%. The most prevalent accident was maxillary tuberosity fracture, followed by hemorrhage. Age, positioning of the teeth and use of the techniques of osteotomy and tooth section are possible risk factors.

  16. Quantitative prediction and molar description of the environment

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    Baum, William M.

    1989-01-01

    Molecular explanations of behavior, based on momentary events and variables that can be measured each time an event occurs, can be contrasted with molar explanations, based on aggregates of events and variables that can be measured only over substantial periods of time. Molecular analyses cannot suffice for quantitative accounts of behavior, because the historical variables that determine behavior are inevitably molar. When molecular explanations are attempted, they always depend on hypotheti...

  17. Caries dental en los primeros molares permanentes en escolares

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    Indira Gómez Capote

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: en la edad escolar el diente permanente más afectado por caries dental es el primer molar permanente, y la prevalencia de caries en ellos se asocia con actividad futura de caries. Por erupcionar sin haber exfoliado ningún elemento primario, las madres, desconocen que este es un diente permanente. Su destrucción parcial o total repercute en el desarrollo y crecimiento maxilofacial y la oclusión. Objetivos: describir la afectación por caries dental en los primeros molares permanentes en escolares, así como el conocimiento de la madre sobre estos. Materiales y métodos: se realizó un estudio observacional, descriptivo y transversal en la Escuela Primaria Máximo Gómez, de Alamar, en febrero de 2013. A 211 escolares se le efectuó examen bucal, registrándose los primeros molares sanos, cariados, restaurados y perdidos. Se entrevistaron a las madres para saber sobre su conocimiento del primer molar permanente. Resultados: el 40,3 % tuvo al menos un primer molar permanente afectado. La frecuencia fue, en masculino, 50,6 %, y en la edad de 11 años, 28,2 %. El índice dental cariado obstruido perdido fue en el 26 y 46, de promedio 0,81 y 81 %, respectivamente. El desconocimiento de las madres fue del 64,3 % del total. Conclusiones: casi la mitad de la muestra presenta al menos un primer molar permanente afectado por caries dental y la edad de 11 años es la más frecuente. No se señalan diferencias en cuanto al sexo. La experiencia mayor de caries dental la presentan los molares 46 y 26. La mayoría de las madres no tiene conocimientos acerca del primer molar permanente.

  18. Prosthetic Rehabilitation of a Hemisected Maxillary Molar: A Rare Entity

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    Yadav, Preeti; Tahir, Mohammed; Kumar, M. V. Sunil; Rao, Harikesh

    2012-01-01

    Gingival recession beyond grade III and grade IV level involving furcation defects can lead to tooth loss if not intervened at appropriate time. The treatment options include scaling and root planing, Furcation-plasty, Tunnel preparation, Root separation and resection. The chief complaint of the patient was pain in the upper left first molar because of grade III furcation involvement. Since it was a four rooted molar, the treatment of choice was hemisection of the tooth and extraction of the ...

  19. Bilateral maxillary fused second and third molars: a rare occurrence

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    Liang, Rui-Zhen; Wu, Jin-Tao; Wu, You-Nong; Smales, Roger J.; Hu, Ming; Yu, Jin-Hua; Zhang, Guang-Dong

    2012-01-01

    This case report describes the diagnosis and endodontic therapy of maxillary fused second and third molars, using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). A 31-year-old Chinese male, with no contributory medical or family/social history, presented with throbbing pain in the maxillary right molar area following an unsuccessful attempted tooth extraction. Clinical examination revealed what appeared initially to be a damaged large extra cusp on the buccal aspect of the distobuccal cusp of the secon...

  20. Treatment of a Maxillary First Molar with Two Palatal Roots.

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    Asghari, Vahideh; Rahimi, Saeed; Ghasemi, Negin; Talebzadeh, Bita; Norlouoni, Ahmad

    2015-01-01

    Thorough knowledge of the morphology and internal anatomy of the root canal system is essential, because it determines the successful outcome of endodontic treatment. The main goal of endodontic treatment is to prevent apical periodontitis and/or to promote the healing of periapical lesion. Presence of two canals or roots on the palatal side of the first maxillary molar has rarely been reported. This case report presents a maxillary first molar with two separate palatal roots. PMID:26523146

  1. Maxillary molar distalization with miniplates assessed on digital models

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    Cornelis, Marie; De Clerck, Hugo J

    2007-01-01

    INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate the effects of maxillary molar distalization in patients treated with a miniplate skeletal anchorage system. METHODS: Thirty-one miniplates were placed on the infrazygomatic crests of 17 nongrowing patients consecutively selected for Class II treatment with skeletal anchorage. Three weeks after surgery, a 150-g force was applied to distalize the molars. No appliances were placed in the mandible. Models made before treatment and ...

  2. Gingival enlargement associated with a partially erupted mandibular molar.

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    Flaitz, C M

    2001-01-01

    Odontogenic lesions may present as enlarged opercula and result in the delayed eruption of teeth. This case report describes the clinical and microscopic features of a peripheral odontogenic fibroma in a 13-year-old boy that involved the overlying gingiva of a partially erupted, mandibular second molar. A differential diagnosis and treatment for lesions presenting as gingival enlargements in the molar region are discussed. PMID:11699171

  3. Anxiety before extraction of impacted lower third molars

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    Tarazona Alvarez, Beatriz; Tarazona Álvarez, Pablo; Peñarrocha Oltra, David; Rojo Moreno, Juan; Peñarrocha Diago, María

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    Objetives: Assess levels of trait anxiety, state anxiety and dental anxiety before extraction of lower third molars and check the correlation and reliability of the scales used for the measurement of preoperative anxiety. Study D esign: A prospective study of patients treated with extraction of a lower third molar between September 2010 to December 2010 was carried out. A total of 125 patients were included in the study. All of them were patients of the Oral Surgery and Impl...

  4. Ausência de veia cava inferior: relato de caso Absence of the inferior vena cava: case report

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    Elton Correia Alves

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available A ausência congênita de veia cava inferior é achado incomum e ocasional durante exames complementares ou cirurgias do abdome. Em razão de a maioria dos pacientes sem outras malformações serem assintomáticos, há dificuldade em estimar a prevalência dessas anomalias. O objetivo deste trabalho foi relatar o caso de um paciente de 28 anos, sexo masculino, referido para radiografia de tórax devido a quadro de febre alta (39ºC não-responsiva à medicação. Radiografia de tórax sugeriu dilatação de veia ázigos. Em inquérito dirigido para sintomas cardiovasculares, referiu dor torácica (durante atividade física e em repouso e dispneia ocasionais durante o sono associada ao período em que intensificou a prática de exercícios. Realizada tomografia computadorizada sem contraste e, posteriormente, contrastada. As mesmas não esclareceram o caso, fazendo-se necessário angiotomografia, a qual evidenciou ausência de veia cava inferior torácica.The congenital absence of the inferior vena cava is a rare and occasional finding at complementary exams or abdominal surgeries. As the majority of patients without other malformations are asymptomatic, it is hard to estimate the prevalence of these anomalies. Our goal was to report a case of a 28-year-old patient, male, referred to thorax X-ray due to high fever state (39ºC, nonresponder to medication. The X-ray suggested azygos vein dilatation. The interview about cardiovascular symptoms revealed thoracic pain during both physical exercises and at rest, and occasional dyspnea during sleep related to the period of intensification of physical exercises. Computadorized tomography with and without contrast did not solve the case, what explain the request of an angiotomography, that showed absence of thoracic inferior vena cava.

  5. Ausência de veia cava inferior: relato de caso / Absence of the inferior vena cava: case report

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    Elton Correia, Alves; Gabriela Bóia Rocha, Ferro; Luciana Karla Lira, França; Mabel Batista, Jacó; Guilherme Benjamin Brandão, Pitta.

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    Full Text Available A ausência congênita de veia cava inferior é achado incomum e ocasional durante exames complementares ou cirurgias do abdome. Em razão de a maioria dos pacientes sem outras malformações serem assintomáticos, há dificuldade em estimar a prevalência dessas anomalias. O objetivo deste trabalho foi rela [...] tar o caso de um paciente de 28 anos, sexo masculino, referido para radiografia de tórax devido a quadro de febre alta (39ºC) não-responsiva à medicação. Radiografia de tórax sugeriu dilatação de veia ázigos. Em inquérito dirigido para sintomas cardiovasculares, referiu dor torácica (durante atividade física e em repouso) e dispneia ocasionais durante o sono associada ao período em que intensificou a prática de exercícios. Realizada tomografia computadorizada sem contraste e, posteriormente, contrastada. As mesmas não esclareceram o caso, fazendo-se necessário angiotomografia, a qual evidenciou ausência de veia cava inferior torácica. Abstract in english The congenital absence of the inferior vena cava is a rare and occasional finding at complementary exams or abdominal surgeries. As the majority of patients without other malformations are asymptomatic, it is hard to estimate the prevalence of these anomalies. Our goal was to report a case of a 28-y [...] ear-old patient, male, referred to thorax X-ray due to high fever state (39ºC), nonresponder to medication. The X-ray suggested azygos vein dilatation. The interview about cardiovascular symptoms revealed thoracic pain during both physical exercises and at rest, and occasional dyspnea during sleep related to the period of intensification of physical exercises. Computadorized tomography with and without contrast did not solve the case, what explain the request of an angiotomography, that showed absence of thoracic inferior vena cava.

  6. Kissing molars extraction: Case series and review of the literature

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    Arjona-Amo, Manuel; Torres-Carranza, Eusebio; Batista-Cruzado, Antonio; Serrera-Figallo, Maria-Angeles; Crespo-Torres, Santos; Belmonte-Caro, Rodolfo; Albisu-Andrade, Claudio; Gutiérrez-Pérez, José-Luis

    2016-01-01

    Kissing molars are a very rare form of inclusion defined as molars included in the same quadrant, with occlusal surfaces contacting each other within a single dental follicle. We present four cases of this pathology: a 35 year-old male, referred to the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department of the Hospital Virgen del Rocio in Seville, and three females of 24, 26, and 31 years, all of which had kissing molars that were treated by tooth extraction. We have found only 10 cases published in the medical literature in which this type of inclusion is briefly described, none of which elaborate on the surgical technique employed. In these cases, the indication for surgery is established when there is a history of recurring infections or cystic lesions associated with dental inclusions. The extraction of kissing molars requires an exhaustive comprehension of the anatomy of the region involved, sufficiently developed surgical abilities, and an extensive planning process. Key words:Impacted molar, kissing molar, surgical extraction. PMID:26855716

  7. Role of the Molar Volume on Estimated Diffusion Coefficients

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    Santra, Sangeeta; Paul, Aloke

    2015-09-01

    The role of the molar volume on the estimated diffusion parameters has been speculated for decades. The Matano-Boltzmann method was the first to be developed for the estimation of the variation of the interdiffusion coefficients with composition. However, this could be used only when the molar volume varies ideally or remains constant. Although there are no such systems, this method is still being used to consider the ideal variation. More efficient methods were developed by Sauer-Freise, Den Broeder, and Wagner to tackle this problem. However, there is a lack of research indicating the most efficient method. We have shown that Wagner's method is the most suitable one when the molar volume deviates from the ideal value. Similarly, there are two methods for the estimation of the ratio of intrinsic diffusion coefficients at the Kirkendall marker plane proposed by Heumann and van Loo. The Heumann method, like the Matano-Boltzmann method, is suitable to use only when the molar volume varies more or less ideally or remains constant. In most of the real systems, where molar volume deviates from the ideality, it is safe to use the van Loo method. We have shown that the Heumann method introduces large errors even for a very small deviation of the molar volume from the ideal value. On the other hand, the van Loo method is relatively less sensitive to it. Overall, the estimation of the intrinsic diffusion coefficient is more sensitive than the interdiffusion coefficient.

  8. Molar exergy and flow exergy of pure chemical fuels

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    Expressions of the molar exergy and of the molar flow exergy of a pure chemical fuel are deduced rigorously from the basic principles of thermodynamics. It is shown that molar exergy and molar flow exergy coincide when the temperature T and the pressure p of the fuel are equal to the temperature TB and the pressure pB of the environment; a general relation between exergy and flow exergy is proved as a consequence. The deduction of the expression of the molar exergy of a chemical fuel for non-standard values of TB and pB is clarified. For hydrogen, carbon dioxide and several hydrocarbons, tables are reported to allow a simple calculation of the molar exergy of the fuel for any value of the temperature TB and the relative humidity ?B of the environment, in the range 268.15 K ? TB ? 313.15 K and 0.1 ? ?B ? 1, with reference to the standard atmospheric pressure. Additional tables are provided to evaluate the difference between the exergy or the flow exergy of the fuel in its given initial state and the exergy at T = TB and p = pB. In these tables, it is assumed that fuel and environment have the same temperature and that the fuel pressure varies in the range 1.01325 bar ? p ? 200 bar; the fuel may be gas or liquid.

  9. A bracket design proposal for the first molar

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    Roberto Scalon

    2010-07-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: The advent of bracket bonding simplified the assembly of orthodontic braces, besides giving more comfort to the patient and decreasing the risk of decalcification. However, there is no first molar bracket with accessory tube and hooks in the market, except for the convertible type.Objective:To present a patent for utility model of a bracket Roth prescription, Straight-Wire technique for first molar, in order to facilitate orthodontic treatment where there is a need for placing accessories in second molars.Material and methods:This patent consists of a molar bracket for bonding, which contains a retentive base for this, similar to the bracket used in the Edgewise technique,with fins for placing alastic or metal ligature,but containing pre-angles and torques as the tubes of the molar Straight-Wire technique with Roth prescription.It also includes an accessory tube for placing arches or cantilevers and hooks for placing elastics.Results and conclusion:With this bracket design proposal it is possible to obtain an accessory that facilitates the inclusion of the second molar in the assembly of the orthodontic brace without the use of bands.Moreover, this bracket has fins for placing ligatures,accessory tube for placing arches or cantilevers and hooks for placing elastics.

  10. Standardised studies on Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation (MIH) and Hypomineralised Second Primary Molars (HSPM): a need.

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    Elfrink, M E C; Ghanim, A; Manton, D J; Weerheijm, K L

    2015-06-01

    In November 2014, a review of literature concerning prevalence data of Molar Incisor Hypomineralisation (MIH) and Hypomineralised Second Primary Molars (HSPM) was performed. A search of PubMed online databases was conducted for relevant articles published until November 2014. The reference lists of all retrieved articles were hand-searched. Studies were included after assessing the eligibility of the full-text article. Out of 1078 manuscripts, a total of 157 English written publications were selected based on title and abstract. Of these 157, 60 were included in the study and allocated as 52 MIH and 5 HSPM, and 3 for both MIH and HSPM. These studies utilised the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry judgment criteria, the modified index of developmental defects of enamel (mDDE) and self-devised criteria, and demonstrated a wide variation in the reported prevalence (MIH 2.9-44 %; HSPM 0-21.8 %). Most values mentioned were representative for specific areas. More studies were performed in cities compared with rural areas. A great variation was found in calibration methods, number of participants, number of examiners and research protocols between the studies. The majority of the prevalence studies also investigated possible aetiological factors. To compare MIH and HSPM prevalence and or aetiological data around the world, standardisation of such studies seems essential. Standardisation of the research protocol should include a clearly described sample of children (minimum number of 300 for prevalence and 1000 for aetiology studies) and use of the same calibration sets and methods whereas aetiological studies need to be prospective in nature. A standardised protocol for future MIH and HSPM prevalence and aetiology studies is recommended. PMID:25894247

  11. Caries dental en los primeros molares permanentes en escolares / Dental caries in the first permanent molars in school children

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    Indira, Gómez Capote; Cristina Victoria, Hernández Roca; Virgilio, León Montano; Ana María, Camacho Suárez; Maureen, Clausell Ruiz.

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available Introducción: en la edad escolar el diente permanente más afectado por caries dental es el primer molar permanente, y la prevalencia de caries en ellos se asocia con actividad futura de caries. Por erupcionar sin haber exfoliado ningún elemento primario, las madres, desconocen que este es un diente [...] permanente. Su destrucción parcial o total repercute en el desarrollo y crecimiento maxilofacial y la oclusión. Objetivos: describir la afectación por caries dental en los primeros molares permanentes en escolares, así como el conocimiento de la madre sobre estos. Materiales y métodos: se realizó un estudio observacional, descriptivo y transversal en la Escuela Primaria Máximo Gómez, de Alamar, en febrero de 2013. A 211 escolares se le efectuó examen bucal, registrándose los primeros molares sanos, cariados, restaurados y perdidos. Se entrevistaron a las madres para saber sobre su conocimiento del primer molar permanente. Resultados: el 40,3 % tuvo al menos un primer molar permanente afectado. La frecuencia fue, en masculino, 50,6 %, y en la edad de 11 años, 28,2 %. El índice dental cariado obstruido perdido fue en el 26 y 46, de promedio 0,81 y 81 %, respectivamente. El desconocimiento de las madres fue del 64,3 % del total. Conclusiones: casi la mitad de la muestra presenta al menos un primer molar permanente afectado por caries dental y la edad de 11 años es la más frecuente. No se señalan diferencias en cuanto al sexo. La experiencia mayor de caries dental la presentan los molares 46 y 26. La mayoría de las madres no tiene conocimientos acerca del primer molar permanente. Abstract in english Background: in school age, the tooth most affected by dental caries is the first permanent molar, and the caries prevalence in them is associated to the future caries activity. Due to its eruption without the exfoliation of primary elements, mothers do not know that this is a permanent tooth. Its pa [...] rtial or total destruction affects the maxillofacial growth and development and leads to malocclusion. Aims: describing the damage due to dental caries in the first permanent molars in school children, and also their mothers’ knowledge on them. Material and methods: we carried out a cross-sectional, descriptive, observational study in the Primary School Maximo Gómez, of Alamar, in February 2013. Buccal exam was made to 211 schoolchildren, recording the healthy, carious, restored and lost first permanent molars. Mothers were interviewed to identify their knowledge on the first permanent molar. Results: 40,3 % of the sample had at least one permanent molar damaged. The frequency was, in male schoolchildren, 50,6 %, and at the age of 11 years, 28,2 %. The carious-obstructed-lost dental index in the 26 and 46 teeth was an average of 0,81 and 81 % respectively. Mothers’ lack of knowledge was 64,3 % of the total. Conclusions: almost half of the sample had at least one permanent molar damaged by dental caries and the most frequent age is 11 years. There are not differences according to de gender. The highest existence of dental caries is in 26 and 46 molars. Most of the mothers do not know about the first permanent molar.

  12. Relación entre Niveles de Inclusión de Terceros Molares Mandibulares e Índices Antropométricos Físicos de la Mandíbula en Etnias Atacameñas y Aymaras del Norte de Chile Relationship between Levels of Third Molar Inclusion and Physical Anthropometric Indices of the Mandible in the Atacameño and Aymara Ethnic Groups of Northern Chile

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    Víctor Javier Beltrán Varas

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    Full Text Available La patología relacionada con el proceso de formación odontogénica, desarrollo y erupción de terceros molares, constituyen uno de los motivos más frecuentes de consulta odontológica. La mayoría de los autores coinciden en que el tercer molar inferior es el diente con mayor frecuencia de inclusión pero existen discrepancias respecto a la influencia de factores ecológicos y raciales que expliquen esa condición. Se sabe que los individuos de un grupo étnico tienen características físicas especiales y esto también se observa a nivel facial de acuerdo a las características del macizo máxilo-mandibular. Esto motivó investigar la relación entre niveles de inclusión de terceros molares mandibulares e índices antropométricos físicos de la mandíbula en grupos étnicos atacameños y aymaras del norte de Chile. De esta población se estableció una muestra de 56 pacientes para la determinación de grupos sanguíneos y factor Rh y establecer el grado de mestizaje. Asimismo se efectuó un examen clínico intra-oral para precisar el estado de erupción o ausencia de terceros molares inferiores y se tomaron ortopantomografías para determinar el estado de inclusión o agenesia de los dientes no visibles en la cavidad oral, a través de la clasificación de profundidad respecto del límite amelo-cementario del segundo molar presente. Finalmente, se procedió a registrar diferentes medidas del macizo máxilo-facial para establecer los índices de la rama bilateral e índice cigo-mandibular en cada uno de los individuos seleccionados. El estudio compara sus resultados con otras investigaciones y pudo determinar en ambas poblaciones indígenas la prevalencia de terceros molares inferiores (85,72% derecha y 83,93% izquierda.The pathology associated with the formation, development and eruption of third molars is one of the most frequent reasons for dental consults. Several authors agree that the third molar is the most frequent inclusion tooth, there is however, disagreement about the influence of environmental and racial factors that explain this condition. It is known that individuals of one ethnic group have particular physical characteristics, which are also observed at facial level according to characteristics of maxillo-mandibular mass. This prompted research regarding the relationship between levels of third molar inclusion and physical anthropometric indices of the mandible in Atacameño and Aymara ethnic groups in Northern Chile. A sample of 56 patients to determine blood type and Rh factor was established to assess the degree of mixing. An intra-oral clinical examination was also performed to clarify the state of eruption or absence of third molars. Radiographs were taken to determine the inclusion or agenesis if teeth were not visible in the oral cavity, through classification of depth on cementum-enamel boundary of the second molar present. Finally we proceeded to record various measurements of maxillo-facial massif to set the bilateral mandibular ramus and ziggo mandibular indexes in each of the selected individuals. The study compares results with other research and determined in both indigenous populations, the prevalence of third molars (85.72% right, and 83.93% left.

  13. Avaliação da eficácia da analgesia preemptiva na cirurgia de extração de terceiros molares inclusos / Assessment of preemptive analgesia efficacy in surgical extraction of third molars / Evaluación de la eficácia de la analgesia de prevención en la cirugía de extracción de terceros molares incluidos

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    Jorge Luiz Jacob, Liporaci Junior.

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    Full Text Available JUSTIFICATIVA E OBJETIVOS: A literatura sobre analgesia preemptiva é controversa. A confiabilidade dos resultados e a dificuldade de reprodutibilidade das pesquisas contribuem para a não elucidação do tema. O objetivo desse estudo é testar a eficácia da administração preemptiva de Cetoprofeno 150 mg [...] via oral dois dias antes da cirurgia de extração deterceiros molares, comparando no mesmo paciente com a administração pós-operatória. MÉTODO: Treze pacientes foram submetidos à cirurgia de extração bilateral de terceiros molares inferiores inclusos em dois procedimentos distintos. De forma randomizada e duplo cega, em um procedimento foi administrado Cetoprofeno 150 mg via oral a cada 12 horas dois dias antes da cirurgia e, após o procedimento, continuou-se o mesmo medicamento por mais três dias. De outro lado, foi utilizado um controle (placebo) via oral a cada 12 horas dois dias antes da cirurgia e, após o procedimento, continuou-se o Cetoprofeno 150 mg a cada 12 horas por mais três dias. A dor pós-operatória foi avaliada por meio da escala visual analógica, da escala nominal e da quantidade de consumo de analgésicos de resgate. RESULTADOS: Não foi observada diferença estatisticamente significante na dor pós-operatória entre o tratamento preemptivo e o controle. CONCLUSÃO: Neste modelo experimental, a analgesia preemptiva não se mostrou eficaz na redução da dor pós-operatória na cirurgia de extração de terceiros molares inclusos em comparação com a administração pós-operatória do mesmo medicamento. Abstract in spanish JUSTIFICATIVA Y OBJETIVOS: La literatura sobre la analgesia de prevención es controversial. La confiabilidad de los resultados y la dificultad de reproductibilidad de las investigaciones contribuyen para que el tema no quede clarificado en su totalidad. El objetivo de este estudio, es comprobar la e [...] ficacia de la administración de prevención del Cetoprofeno 150 mg por vía oral dos días antes de la cirugía de terceros molares, comparando al mismo paciente con la administración postoperatoria. MÉTODO: Trece pacientes se sometieron a la cirugía de extracción bilateral de terceros molares inferiores incluidos en dos procedimientos distintos. De forma randomizada y doble ciega, en un procedimiento se administró Cetoprofeno 150 mg por vía oral a cada 12 horas dos días antes de la cirugía y después del procedimiento continuamos con el mismo medicamento por tres días más. Por otra parte, fue utilizado un control (placebo) vía oral a cada 12 horas dos días antes de la cirugía y después del procedimiento se continuó con el Cetoprofeno 150 mg a cada 12 horas por tres días más. El dolor del postoperatorio, se evaluó por medio de la escala visual analógica, de la escala nominal y de la cantidad de consumo de analgésicos de rescate. RESULTADOS: No se observaron diferencias estadísticamente significativas en el dolor postoperatorio entre el tratamiento de prevención y el control. CONCLUSIONES: En este modelo experimental, la analgesia de prevención no fue eficaz en la redución del dolor postoperatorio en la cirugía de extracción de terceros molares incluidos en comparación con la administración postoperatoria del mismo medicamento. Abstract in english BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Literature on preemptive analgesia is controversial. Reliability of results and difficult reproducibility of research contribute for non-elucidation of the subject. The aim of this study is to test the efficacy of oral ketoprofen (150 mg) preemptively administrated two day [...] s before third molar surgery, compared with postoperative administration in the same patient. METHODS: Thirteen patients underwent surgical removal of bilateral third molar in two separate procedures. In a random and double blind procedure, oral ketoprofen 150 mg was administered every 12 hours two days before surgery and, after the procedure, the same drug was administered for three days. On the other side, a control (placebo) was used orally every 12 hours two days

  14. Morphological Alterations of the Surfaces of Enamel and Dentin of Deciduous Teeth Irradiated with Nd:YAG, C0(2and Diode Lasers Alteraciones Morfológicas de las Superficies de Esmalte y Dentina de Dientes Deciduos Irradiados con Láseres de Nd:YAG, C0(2 y Diodo

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    Mónica Rodrigues de Souza

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available In this work, we studied the effects of C0(2, Nd:YAG and diode lasers on the enamel and dentin of deciduous human teeth. After the irradiations, the samples were duly prepared and set up on metallic bases, covered with gold and examined in the scanning electron microscope. The results showed that the irradiation with the C0(2 mode locked laser with 1.0 W power caused melting and irregularities with small cavities on the surface of the enamel. The irradiated area on the dentin surface appeared circular and well delimited, containing blocks of dentin and cracks. By using the pulsed Nd:YAG laser with 1.0 W mean power and 10 Hz frequency, the enamel surface presented granules of molten enamel, with a typical melting look. The irradiated dentin surface presented a cavity with a margin elevated with granules and holes, and its bottom presented dentinary tubules with globules of melted dentin. Irradiation with the mode locked of diode laser with 1.0 W mean power, showed the formation of a melted and evenly resolidified enamel surface, and the dentin surface presented a block of melted dentin with adjacent regions of normal dentin, evidently with a relatively smooth surface.El estudio presenta algunos resultados del efecto del láser de C0(2, Nd:YAG y Diodo sobre el esmalte y dentina de dientes deciduos humanos. Después de las irradiaciones, se prepararon las muestras y se montaron sobre bases metálicas, cubiertas con oro y examinadas en el microscopio electrónico de barrido. Los resultados mostraron que la irradiación con el láser C0(2 en modo conmutado con 1,0 W de potencia, provoca fusión e irregularidades con pequeños cráteres en la superficie del esmalte. En la superficie de la dentina, el área irradiada se mostró circular y bien definido, con bloques de dentina y grietas. Con el uso del láser Nd: YAG en el modo pulsado con 1,0 W de potencia media y frecuencia de 10Hz, la superficie del esmalte presentó granulos de esmalte fundido, dándole el aspecto de "melting" (derretido. La superficie de dentina irradiada presentó un cráter con borde elevado con granulos y agujeros, y su fondo presentó túbulos dentinarios con glóbulos de dentina derretida. La irradiación del láser de Diodo en el modo conmutado con potencia media de 1,0 W, provocó la formación de una superficie de esmalte fusionada y resolidificada uniforme y la superficie de la dentina presentó un bloque de dentina fundida en la regiones adyacentes de dentina normal, mostrando una superficie bastante lisa.

  15. Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava.

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    Naphade, Prashant S; Raut, Abhijit A; Hira, Priya; Vaideeswar, Pradip; Vadeyar, Hemant

    2014-05-01

    The purpose of this article is to present the CT features in five cases of pathologically verified Inferior vena cava (IVC) leiomyosarcoma. In this retrospective analysis, we reviewed CT features in 5 cases of clinicopathologically confirmed IVC leiomyosarcoma with respect to its location (infra renal, trans renal, supra renal), its extent (with or without involvement of renal vein, hepatic IVC with or without involvement of hepatic vein, right atrial & extra caval extension) and pattern of enhancement. CT guided biopsy was performed in four patients while the last patient underwent successful resection of the tumor. Three male and two female patients (aged 45 to 72 years) were included in the study. Heterogeneously enhancing retroperitoneal mass involving IVC is the most common imaging feature. The intra and extra luminal extension was demonstrated excellently in all patients. IVC leiomyosarcoma is a rare neoplasm often presenting very late with non-specific symptoms. Cross sectional imaging establishes the exact location and extension and plays a vital role in determining the resectibility and planning the management. PMID:24784870

  16. Adaptive global synchrony of inferior olive neurons

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    This paper treats the question of global adaptive synchronization of inferior olive neurons (IONs) based on the immersion and invariance approach. The ION exhibits a variety of orbits as the parameter (termed the bifurcation parameter), which appears in its nonlinear functions, is varied. It is seen that once the bifurcation parameter exceeds a critical value, the stability of the equilibrium point of the ION is lost, and periodic orbits are born. The size and shape of the orbits depend on the value of the bifurcation parameter. It is assumed that bifurcation parameters of the IONs are not known. The orbits of IONs beginning from arbitrary initial conditions are not synchronized. For the synchronization of the IONs, a non-certainty equivalent adaptation law is derived. The control system has a modular structure consisting of an identifier and a control module. Using the Lyapunov approach, it is shown that in the closed-loop system, global synchronization of the neurons with a prescribed relative phase is accomplished, and the estimated bifurcation parameters converge to the true parameters. Unlike the certainty-equivalent adaptive control systems, an interesting feature of the designed control system is that whenever the estimated parameters coincide with the true values, the parameter estimates remain frozen thereafter, and the closed-loop system recovers the performance of the deterministic closed-loop system. Simulation results are presented which show that in the closed-loop system, the synchrony of neurons with prescribed phases is accomplished despite the uncertainties in the bifurcation parameters.

  17. Molars extraction for bone graft study in rabbits / Extração de molares para estudos de enxertos ósseos em coelhos

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    José Eduardo Ferreira, Manso; Carlos Fernando de Almeida Barros, Mourão; Flávio Alexandre Lima, Pinheiro; Manoel Luiz, Ferreira; Paulo César, Silva; Alberto, Schanaider.

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Descrever uma técnica cirúrgica em coelhos para avaliação de enxertos ósseos. MÉTODOS: A técnica operatória consiste numa incisão na topografia da comissura labial até o ultimo molar. Uma incisão de 1cm no rebordo para expor o osso alveolar e a região cervical dos molares. Realizou-se a ex [...] odontia com fórceps e o alvéolo é preenchido com hidroxiapatita. Após o tempo de cicatrização é realizada a avaliação histológica. RESULTADOS: A análise histológica mostrou o novo osso formado rodeando biomaterial. CONCLUSÃO: O modelo cirúrgico para avaliação de enxertos ósseos utilizando molares de coelhos se mostrou factível. Abstract in english PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to describe an experimental surgical technique to be used in the evaluation of bone grafts in rabbits. METHODS: The operative technique was performed in jaws, with external approach from the labial commissure to the last molar tooth. An incision about 1cm extended [...] forward to the alveolar ridge, followed by a exposing the cervical region of the alveolar bone and dental elements was done. Thus, after extraction of first molar with forceps, the tooth socket left was filled with hydroxyapatite. The bone gain was analyzed by histopathological studies. RESULTS: The histological analyses indicated formed bone surrounding the biomaterial. CONCLUSION: The experimental model using the tooth socket of the rabbit molar is a feasible procedure for studies of bone grafts.

  18. [Renal angiomyolipoma with inferior vena cava thrombosis during pregnancy].

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    Bidault, V; Pignot, G; Rocher, L; Glas, L; Patard, J-J

    2015-04-01

    The diagnosis of angiomyolipoma with tumor thrombus from the renal vein into the inferior vena cava is rare, especially during pregnancy. We report the case of a 31-year-old pregnant woman who was diagnosed with a 9 cm angiomyolipoma of the right kidney with inferior vena cava thrombosis, managed by active surveillance during pregnancy and delayed surgery after childbirth. PMID:25638747

  19. Eletrocoagulação fracionada para o rejuvenescimento da região orbital inferior

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    Daniel Dal’Asta Coimbra

    2010-09-01

    Full Text Available Diferentes técnicas têm sido descritas na literatura para o rejuvenescimento da pele na região periorbital inferior, incluindo desde os peelings químicos até tecnologias maisatuais, como os Lasers. Inúmeros avanços têm sido obtidos, porém nem sempre os resultados são satisfatórios.Descrevemos nova técnica para o rejuvenescimento da região orbital inferior através da eletrocoagulação puntual das camadas superficiais da pele.

  20. Specificity of inferior olive response to stimulus timing.

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    Liu, T; Xu, D; Ashe, J; Bushara, K

    2008-09-01

    The inferior olive is the sole source of the climbing fiber system, one of the two major afferent systems of the cerebellum; however, its exact role remains unknown. A longstanding hypothesis is that the inferior olive with its unique intrinsic rhythmic firing properties mediates motor timing. However, direct evidence linking the inferior olive to timing behavior has been difficult to demonstrate in animal or human studies likely due to the inhibition of inferior olive responses by self-produced movement. Here we used event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and a perceptual task that dissociates the temporal from nontemporal attributes of sensory input. Subjects were asked to attend to rhythmically occurring identical visual stimuli and to detect a change in their timing, spatial orientation, or color. Inferior olive activation was seen only when perceiving a change in stimulus timing. These results are consistent with animal studies demonstrating that the inferior olive is especially sensitive to "unexpected" sensory events and further provide evidence supporting the specificity of the inferior olive response to stimulus timing. The results are consistent with the view that the inferior olive and the climbing fiber system mediate the encoding of temporal information required for both motor and nonmotor cognitive processes. PMID:18632890

  1. Displacement of endodontic instruments in inferior alveolar canal

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    Nitasha Gandhi

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Endodontic instrument breakage is a common occurrence during root canal treatment but the displacement of the separated instrument into the inferior alveolar canal is rare and has never been reported. We hereby present an unusual case of displacement of a separated instrument in the inferior alveolar canal and its retrieval by a simple technique.

  2. Through the looking glass: understanding non-inferiority

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    Wittes Janet T

    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Non-inferiority trials test whether a new product is not unacceptably worse than a product already in use. This paper introduces concepts related to non-inferiority, and discusses the regulatory views of both the European Medicines Agency and the United States Food and Drug Administration.

  3. Pattern of third molar impaction in a Saudi population

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    Ali H Hassan

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Ali H Hassan11Department of Preventive Dental Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaObjective: To evaluate the current pattern of third molar impaction in a sample of Saudi patients.Methods: One thousand thirty-nine orthopantomograms (OPG of patients ranging in age from 19 to 46 years (536 males and 503 females were evaluated to determine the frequency of impacted third molars, their levels of eruption, and their angulations.Results: Four hundred twenty-two (40.5% of the 1039 OPG showed at least one impacted third molar, with no significant difference between males (222; 52.6% and females (200; 47.4% (P = 0.284. The most common number of impacted third molars per OPG was one (72.5%. Impacted third molars were 1.64 times more likely to occur in the mandible than in the maxilla. The most common angulation of impaction in the mandible was the mesial (33.4%, while the most common angulation in the maxilla, was the vertical (49.6%. Level B impaction was the most common in both maxilla (48.2% and mandible (67.7%. There was no significant difference in the frequency of impaction between the right and left sides in both jaws.Conclusion: The pattern of third molar impaction in the western region of Saudi Arabia is characterized by a high prevalence of impaction that is greater in the mandibles and with no sex predilection.Keywords: third molar, impaction, prevalence, Saudi 

  4. Molar Intrusion in Open-bite Adults Using Zygomatic Miniplates.

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    Marzouk, Eiman S; Abdallah, Essam Mohamed; El-Kenany, Walid A

    2015-01-01

    The aim of this study is to evaluate the skeletal, dental and soft tissue changes that arise after intrusion of the maxillary molars using zygomatic miniplates in adult skeletal anterior open bite patients. In addition to measuring the amount and rate of molar intrusion; with special emphasis on changes in the axial inclination of the intruded molars. The study group was composed of 13 anterior open bite patients (mean age 18 years, 8 months ± 2 years, 2 months) with posterior dentoalveolar excess. Mini-plates were placed in the zygomatic buttress bilaterally. The upper arch was segmentally leveled and a double Trans-Palatal Arch (TPA) was bonded. Closed NiTi coil spring was placed bilaterally between the book of the mini-plate just mesial and distal to the first molar buccal tube applying intrusive force of 450 gper side. Lateral and posteroanterior cephalograms were taken before intrusion (T1: post upper segmental leveling) and after intrusion (T2). Comparison between means before and after the intrusion was done using Wilcoxon Signed Ranks test (WSRT). Mandibular autorotation followed the molar intrusion, SNB and SN-Pog angles significantly increased while the ANB, MP-SN angle and N-S-Gn angle significantly decreased. The mean amount of accomplished molar intrusion was 3.1mm ± 0.74mm, with a rate of 0.36mm per month ± 0.08mm per month and a bite closure of 6.55mm ± 1.83mm. There was no significant buccal tip in the right and left molars upon intrusion. Conclusion: Miniplates zygomatic anchorage can be used effectively for skeletal open bite correction through posterior dento-alveolar intrusion. Intrusion of the posterior teeth with skeletal anchorage induced counterclockwise rotation of the mandible and, as a consequence, corrected the anteroposterior intermaxillary relationship with a dramatic improvement in the facial soft tissue convexity. PMID:26349291

  5. Inferior patellar pole fragmentation in children: just a normal variant?

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    Kan, J.H.; Vogelius, Esben S.; Orth, Robert C.; Guillerman, R.P.; Jadhav, Siddharth P. [Texas Children' s Hospital, E.B. Singleton Pediatric Radiology, Houston, TX (United States)

    2015-06-15

    Fragmentary ossification of the inferior patella is often dismissed as a normal variant in children younger than 10 years of age. The purpose of this study was to determine whether fragmentary inferior patellar pole ossification is a normal variant or is associated with symptoms or signs of pathology using MRI and clinical exam findings as reference. A retrospective review was performed on 150 patients ages 5-10 years who underwent 164 knee radiography and MRI exams (45.1% male, mean age: 7.8 years). The presence or absence of inferior patellar pole fragmentation on radiography was correlated with the presence or absence of edema-like signal on MR images. Clinical notes were reviewed for the presence of symptoms or signs referable to the inferior patellar pole. These data were compared with a 1:1 age- and sex-matched control group without inferior pole fragmentation. Statistical analysis was performed using two-tailed t-tests. Forty of 164 (24.4%) knee radiographs showed fragmentary ossification of the inferior patella. Of these 40 knees, 62.5% (25/40) had edema-like signal of the inferior patellar bone marrow compared with 7.5% (3/40) of controls (P = 0.035). Patients with fragmentary ossification at the inferior patella had a significantly higher incidence of documented focal inferior patellar pain compared with controls (20% vs. 2.5%, P = 0.015). Inferior patellar pole fragmentation in children 5 to 10 years of age may be associated with localized symptoms and bone marrow edema-like signal and should not be routinely dismissed as a normal variant of ossification. (orig.)

  6. Prevalence of missing and impacted third molars in adults aged 25 years and above

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    Jung, Yun Hoa; Cho, Bong Hae [Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University, Yansan (Korea, Republic of)

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    The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of missing and impacted third molars in people aged 25 years and above. The study sample of 3,799 patients was chosen randomly from patients who visited Pusan National University Dental Hospital and had panoramic radiographs taken. The data collected included presence and impaction state, angulation, and depth of impaction of third molars, and radiographically detected lesions of third molars and adjacent second molars. A greater percentage of men than women retained at least one third molar. The incidence of third molars decreased with increasing age. The incidence of partially impacted third molars greatly declined after the age of 30. Vertically impacted maxillary third molars and horizontally impacted mandibular third molars were most frequent in all age groups. Among the maxillary third molars, those impacted below the cervical line of the second molar were most frequent in all age groups, and among the mandibular third molars, deeply impacted third molars were most frequent in those aged over 40. Dental caries was the most common radiographic lesion of the third molars. Mesioangularly impacted third molars showed radiographic lesions in 13 (9.5%) adjacent maxillary second molars and 117 (27.4%) mandibular second molars. The number of remaining third molars decreased and the percentage of Class C depth increased with age. Caries was the most frequent lesion in third molars. Partially impacted mesioangular third molars showed a high incidence of caries or periodontal bone loss of the adjacent second molar. Regular oral examination will be essential to keep asymptomatic third molars in good health.

  7. Unilateral Recession-Resection Surgery with Inferior Displacement Combined with Augmented Anterior Transposition of Inferior Oblique Muscle

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    Hong, Samin; Hong, Young Taek; Seong, Gong Je; Han, Sueng-Han

    2010-01-01

    We report the effects of unilateral recession-resection surgery of the horizontal recti muscles with inferior displacement and augmented anterior transposition of the inferior oblique muscle with a posterior intermuscular suture in a patient with large exotropia and considerable hypertropia.

  8. Histopathologic Evaluation of Follicular Tissues Associated with Impacted Third Molars

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    M. Khorasani

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available Objective: The aim of the present study was to histopathologically evaluate follicular tissues of third molars with pericoronal radiolucenciesof less than 2 millimeters.Materials and Methods: In this descriptive analytic study, 100 impacted third molars with normal follicular spaces were removed and their pericoronaltissues submitted for histopathologic examination. Different characteristicsof the epithelium and connective tissue were evaluated in all cases. Statisti-cal analysis was performed using chi square and Mann-Whitney tests.Results: In our study sample, 74% of the patients were female and 26% were male, ranging in age from 13 to 54 years (mean, 25.3 years. Lining epithelium was observed in 69% of the specimens of which 31%, 23% and 14% was cuboidal, squamous and columnar, respectively. A significant re-lationship was found between the presence of squamous epithelium and pa-tient age (P<0.05. Nonspecific chronic inflammation was the only patho-logic finding observed in 44% of the specimens. Inflammation was signifi-cantly associated with age and squamous metaplasia (P<0.05.Conclusion: Considering that pathologic lesions were not observed in anyof the studied cases, unerupted third molars should not be removed unless there is a clinical indication to do so, or in case the impacted molar shows evidence of pathological changes. Follow-up is suggested for asympto-matic impacted third molars.

  9. Uterine rupture following incomplete molar pregnancy: a case report

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    Pourali L

    2013-03-01

    Full Text Available Background: In molar pregnancy, when hydatidiform changes are local and some embryonic components are observed, the term of partial mole is used. The risk of persistent trophoblastic tumor after partial mole is much lower than complete mole. In this persistent cases almost all are non metastatic. The aim of this study is to report a case of uterine rupture following incomplete molar pregnancy.Case presentation: The patient was a 26 year old woman with obstetric history of an abortion and one molar pregnancy and no child. She was referred to emergency unit in Ghaem University Hospital, Mashhad, Iran in May 2011. She had an evacuation curettage following molar pregnancy three months before and without any follow up visit. The patient was referred to emergency unit with hemorrhagic shock. She immediately underwent laparotomy. The uterine fundal rupture was repaired and evacuation curettage performed. In post operative evaluation, she had a nine millimeter metastatic nodule in base of right Lung. As a patient in low risk stage III, she received weekly intramuscular methotrexate (40mg/m2 for six courses. In follow up visit ?-hCG titer was negative (<10miu/ml at 5th week. Conclusion: In cases of in complete molar pregnancy risk of metastasis is very low. Serial beta-hCG titer is the most accurate method for detection of persistent gestational trophoblastic disease (GTN. In neglected cases like this case preservation of ruptured uterus in GTN is possible.

  10. Iatrogenic displacement of impacted third molar. Case report

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    Konstantinos TSIKLAKIS

    2013-08-01

    Full Text Available Peri-operative complications may occur during the surgical extraction of impacted mandibular third molars such as the iatrogenic displacement of the whole tooth or a tooth fragment in to the adjacent anatomical structures. The purpose of this case report is to present the diagnosis and treatment planning, as well as the surgical management required for the removal of a 3rd molar displaced in the soft tissues of the floor of the mouth. A 38-year old male patient presented to the Dental School, complaining of pain around the left submandibular area that started three months after the extraction of the impacted mandibular left third molar. At the radiographic examination the tooth was detected in the soft tissues of the floor of the mouth and in close proximity to the lingual plate. It is noteworthy that the patient was under the assumption that the tooth had been extracted successfully. Radiographically the tooth appeared at an 180° turnaround from its original position. Surgical extraction of the displaced third molar took place under local anaesthesia. No post-operative complications were reported. Thorough clinical and radiographic examination, as well as competency at surgical procedures are prerequisites for the appropriate surgical management of impacted third molars.

  11. Cateterização dos seios petrosos inferiores: aspectos técnicos / Inferior petrosal sinus catheterization: technical aspects

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    Paulo, Puglia Jr.; José G. M. P., Caldas; Leandro A., Barbosa; Antenor T., Sá Jr.; Márcio C., Machado; Luis R., Salgado.

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: O cateterismo dos seios petrosos inferiores (SPI) ajuda a diferenciar as formas hipofisária e ectópica na síndrome de Cushing (SC). O objetivo desse trabalho é descrever a técnica empregada em nosso serviço, discutir a solução de dificuldades e verificar o índice de sucesso atingido. CASUÍ [...] STICA E MÉTODO: Foram submetidos a cateterismo bilateral dos SPI 42 pacientes com SC, entre setembro de 2000 e setembro de 2005. As dificuldades para o posicionamento do cateter foram correlacionadas com as soluções empregadas. RESULTADOS: As variações anatômicas, a semelhança entre o SPI e a veia emissária do plexo basilar e a dificuldade de contrastar as estruturas a contrafluxo para localizá-las foram os principais problemas. Foram utilizados cateter pré-moldado, fio-guia semicurvo e dirigível, road-maping e venografia por injeção contralateral, além de critérios para diferenciar o SPI da veia emissária. Dos 84 SPI abordados, um apresentava trombose, e dos 83 possíveis, 80 (96,4%) foram cateterizados. Não se observaram complicações. CONCLUSÃO: A cateterização dos SPI pode ser feita na maioria dos pacientes. A identificação da veia emissária do plexo basilar e o uso de flebografia por injeção contralateral melhoraram o desempenho do método. Abstract in english PURPOSE: Inferior petrosal sinus catheterization and sampling for corticotropin dosage helps to differentiate hypophisary and ectopic forms of Cushing syndrome. The aim of this paper is to describe the technique used in inferior petrosal sinus catheterization in our service, emphasizing the solution [...] found for frequent difficulties, and verify the success rate achieved. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between September/2000 and September/2005, forty-two (eighty-four sinuses) patients were submitted to inferior petrosal sinus sampling. The difficulties for correct catheter positioning were identified and correlated with their solutions. RESULTS: Anatomical variations, similarity between IPS and emissary vein of the basilar plexus and unfavorable flow to the contrastation of the structures (retrograde catheterization) were the main problems. Using pre-shaped catheters, curved, steerable guide-wires, road-maping and venography by contalateral injection, besides criteria to differentiate IPS from the emissary vein. Of the 84 sinuses approached, one was thrombosed, and 80 (96.4%) of 83 possible were selectively catheterized. No clinical complication occurred. CONCLUSION: IPSC can be safe and successfully performed in most cases. The identification of the emissary vein of the basilar plexus and use of venography by contralateral injection, improved the method performance.

  12. Cateterização dos seios petrosos inferiores: aspectos técnicos Inferior petrosal sinus catheterization: technical aspects

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    Paulo Puglia Jr.

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: O cateterismo dos seios petrosos inferiores (SPI ajuda a diferenciar as formas hipofisária e ectópica na síndrome de Cushing (SC. O objetivo desse trabalho é descrever a técnica empregada em nosso serviço, discutir a solução de dificuldades e verificar o índice de sucesso atingido. CASUÍSTICA E MÉTODO: Foram submetidos a cateterismo bilateral dos SPI 42 pacientes com SC, entre setembro de 2000 e setembro de 2005. As dificuldades para o posicionamento do cateter foram correlacionadas com as soluções empregadas. RESULTADOS: As variações anatômicas, a semelhança entre o SPI e a veia emissária do plexo basilar e a dificuldade de contrastar as estruturas a contrafluxo para localizá-las foram os principais problemas. Foram utilizados cateter pré-moldado, fio-guia semicurvo e dirigível, road-maping e venografia por injeção contralateral, além de critérios para diferenciar o SPI da veia emissária. Dos 84 SPI abordados, um apresentava trombose, e dos 83 possíveis, 80 (96,4% foram cateterizados. Não se observaram complicações. CONCLUSÃO: A cateterização dos SPI pode ser feita na maioria dos pacientes. A identificação da veia emissária do plexo basilar e o uso de flebografia por injeção contralateral melhoraram o desempenho do método.PURPOSE: Inferior petrosal sinus catheterization and sampling for corticotropin dosage helps to differentiate hypophisary and ectopic forms of Cushing syndrome. The aim of this paper is to describe the technique used in inferior petrosal sinus catheterization in our service, emphasizing the solution found for frequent difficulties, and verify the success rate achieved. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Between September/2000 and September/2005, forty-two (eighty-four sinuses patients were submitted to inferior petrosal sinus sampling. The difficulties for correct catheter positioning were identified and correlated with their solutions. RESULTS: Anatomical variations, similarity between IPS and emissary vein of the basilar plexus and unfavorable flow to the contrastation of the structures (retrograde catheterization were the main problems. Using pre-shaped catheters, curved, steerable guide-wires, road-maping and venography by contalateral injection, besides criteria to differentiate IPS from the emissary vein. Of the 84 sinuses approached, one was thrombosed, and 80 (96.4% of 83 possible were selectively catheterized. No clinical complication occurred. CONCLUSION: IPSC can be safe and successfully performed in most cases. The identification of the emissary vein of the basilar plexus and use of venography by contralateral injection, improved the method performance.

  13. An alternative approach to extruding a vertically impacted lower third molar using an orthodontic miniscrew: A case report with cone-beam CT follow-up

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    Cortes, Arthur Rodriguez Gonzales; Cavalcanti, Marcelo Gusmaeo Paraiso; Arita, Emiko Saito [Dept. of Oral Radiology, School of Dentistry, University of Saeo Paulo, Saeo Paulo (Brazil); No-Cortes, Julian [Orthodontic Clinic, Saeo Paulo (Brazil)

    2014-06-15

    One of the most common oral surgical procedures is the extraction of the lower third molar (LTM). Postoperative complications such as paresthesia due to inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) injury are commonly observed in cases of horizontal and vertical impaction. The present report discusses a case of a vertically impacted LTM associated with a dentigerous cyst. An intimate contact between the LTM roots and the mandibular canal was observed on a panoramic radiograph and confirmed with cone-beam computed tomographic (CBCT) cross-sectional cuts. An orthodontic miniscrew was then used to extrude the LTM prior to its surgical removal in order to avoid the risk of inferior alveolar nerve injury. CBCT imaging follow-up confirmed the success of the LTM orthodontic extrusion.

  14. An alternative approach to extruding a vertically impacted lower third molar using an orthodontic miniscrew: A case report with cone-beam CT follow-up

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    One of the most common oral surgical procedures is the extraction of the lower third molar (LTM). Postoperative complications such as paresthesia due to inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) injury are commonly observed in cases of horizontal and vertical impaction. The present report discusses a case of a vertically impacted LTM associated with a dentigerous cyst. An intimate contact between the LTM roots and the mandibular canal was observed on a panoramic radiograph and confirmed with cone-beam computed tomographic (CBCT) cross-sectional cuts. An orthodontic miniscrew was then used to extrude the LTM prior to its surgical removal in order to avoid the risk of inferior alveolar nerve injury. CBCT imaging follow-up confirmed the success of the LTM orthodontic extrusion.

  15. Prevalência de perda precoce de molares decíduos: estudo retrospectivo - DOI: 10.4025/actascihealthsci.v30i2.3943 Prevalence of early loss of deciduous molars: a retrospective study - DOI: 10.4025/actascihealthsci.v30i2.3943

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    Ana Flávia Granville-Garcia

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo retrospectivo determinou a prevalência da perda precoce de molares decíduos em pacientes atendidos na clínica de Odontopediatria da Universidade Estadual da Paraíba. Foram examinados 515 prontuários, sendo os dados registrados em um formulário. Foram analisadas as variáveis: gênero, idade, tipo de molar decíduo perdido, arcada dentária (maxilar ou mandibular e lado (direito e esquerdo. Observou-se que a prevalência de perda precoce foi de 15,1%, existindo uma distribuição similar entre os gêneros. Em relação à idade da criança, a maior freqüência de perda acometeu pacientes com sete anos (32,1%. Houve distribuição equitativa da perda dentária entre as arcadas superior e inferior, com 43,6% cada uma, sendo o lado esquerdo o mais acometido (41%. O segundo molar superior esquerdo foi o mais acometido (17,9%, seguido do primeiro molar decíduo superior direito (16,1%. Pode-se concluir que a prevalência de perda precoce foi baixa e que os molares decíduos superiores foram os dentes mais comumente perdidos.This retrospective study determined the prevalence of early loss of deciduous molars in patients enrolled at the Pediatric Dentistry clinic at the State University of Paraíba. A review of 515 patient records were analyzed, registered in a form. The following variables were analyzed: gender, age, type of deciduous molar loss, region (maxilla or mandible and side (right and left. It was observed that the prevalence of early tooth loss was 15.1% and there was a similar distribution between the genders. In regard to age, the greatest frequency of tooth loss involved patients at 7 years old (32.1%. There was a similar distribution of tooth loss between the maxilla and mandible regions, at 43.6% each, with the left side being the most involved (41%. The second upper left deciduous molar was the most commonly missing tooth (17.9%, followed by the first upper right deciduous molar (16.1%. It can be concluded that the prevalence of early loss was lower and that the upper primary molars were the most commonly missing teeth.

  16. Avaliação da efetividade do método de Tanaka-Johnston para predição do diâmetro mésio-distal de caninos e pré-molares não-irrompidos

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    MARCHIONNI Viviane Maria Teixeira; SILVA Maria Catarina de Araújo; ARAÚJO Telma Martins de; Silvia Regina de Almeida REIS

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    No presente estudo, os autores avaliaram o método de predição de Tanaka-Johnston com o objetivo de verificar sua efetividade para os lados direito e esquerdo, para ambos os sexos e para as raças branca, mulato claro, mulato médio, mulato escuro e negra, na cidade de Salvador - Bahia. Com o auxílio de um paquímetro digital, mediu-se o diâmetro mésio-distal dos incisivos inferiores permanentes, caninos e pré-molares, já irrompidos na cavidade bucal, de 98 indivíduos (45 do sexo masculino e 53 d...

  17. Surgical extraction of mandibular third molar in pterygomandibular space: a case report

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    Lee, Young-Kyu; Park, Sung-Soo; Myoung, Hoon

    2013-01-01

    Impacted mandibular third molars are located between the second mandibular molar and mandibular ramus. However, ectopic mandibular third molars with heterotopic positions are reported in the subcondylar or pterygomandibular space. The usual cause of malposition is a cyst or tumor, and malposition without a pathology is rare. This case report described an impacted mandibular third molar in the pterygomandibular space without any associated pathology.

  18. Five canalled and three rooted mandibular first molar: A rarity

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    Vinay Kumar Bhardwaj

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Success of endodontic treatment depends on the proper identification of all the canals, thorough chemo-mechanical preparation followed by three dimensional obturation with hermetic seal. Failure of any of these steps may occur due to unusual tooth morphology. Usually mandibular molars have two roots with three canals (mesiobucccal, mesiolingual and distal but in few teeth, the number of roots and canals vary. The variation in the number of roots is called radix entomolaris. This article presents a case report of mandibular first molar with extra distal root and five root canals. This report highlights the importance of radiographic examination and points out the need to look for additional canals and unusual canal morphology associated with a mandibular first molar.

  19. Standard molar enthalpies of formation of monochloroacetophenone isomers

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    Ribeiro da Silva, Manuel A.V., E-mail: risilva@fc.up.p [Centro de Investigacao em Quimica, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre, 687, P-4169-007 Porto (Portugal); Amaral, Luisa M.P.F. [Centro de Investigacao em Quimica, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre, 687, P-4169-007 Porto (Portugal)

    2010-12-15

    The standard (p{sup 0}=0.1MPa) molar enthalpies of formation of the liquids 2'-, 3'-, and 4'-chloroacetophenones were derived from the standard molar energies of combustion, in oxygen, to yield CO{sub 2}(g) and HCl . 600H{sub 2}O(l), at T = 298.15 K, measured by rotating-bomb combustion calorimetry. The Calvet microcalorimetry was used to measure the enthalpies of vaporization of the three compounds. These two thermodynamic parameters yielded the standard molar enthalpies of formation of the chloroacetophenone isomers, in the gaseous phase, at T = 298.15 K. (table) An empirical scheme, developed by Cox, was used to estimate the gas-phase enthalpies of formation and the obtained values were compared with the experimental ones.

  20. Estudios físico-químicos de miscelas de aceites vegetales XIV. Volumen molar, refracción molar y viscosidad de disoluciones de estearato de metilo en ciciohexano, hexano, tetracloroetileno o tricloroetileno

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    Muñoz Cueto, María J.

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    Full Text Available In the miscelies studied, molar volume and molar refraction values show linear dependence with the molar fraction of methyl stearate. Viscosity values fit Hildebrand's modified equation, where the "Vo" parameter is a linear function of the molar fraction of methyl stearate. Regarding with this three physico-chemical properties, the mixtures studied behave like ideal mixtures of two organic liquids without ionization.

    En todas las miscelas estudiadas los valores del volumen molar y de la refracción molar presentan variaciones lineales en función de la fracción molar de estearato de metilo. Los valores de viscosidad de las miscelas estudiadas se ajustan a la ecuación de fluidez de Hildebrand modificada, siendo su parámetro "Vo" función lineal de la fracción molar de estearato de metilo. En relación con estas tres características, el comportamiento de las miscelas estudiadas no difiere significativamente del correspondiente a una mezcla "ideal" de dos líquidos orgánicos sin ionizar.

  1. Sex assessment by molar odontometrics in North Indian population

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    Ramandeep Singh Narang

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: Human identification is based on scientific principles, mainly involving dental records, fingerprints, estimation of age, postmortem reports, differentiation by blood groups, and DNA comparisons. Sex assessment is one of the prime factors employed to assist with the identification of an individual. Aims and Objective: To investigate univariate sex differences in the dimensions of permanent first molars and to assess sex, based on buccolingual (BL and mesiodistal (MD dimensions of permanent first molars in a population of north India. In addition, the study intended to evaluate the reliability of dimensional variation of these teeth in assessment of sex among the population. Materials and Methods: The study sample consists of 410 adult individuals (200 males and 210 females, from a north Indian population. The BL and MD diameters of the permanent first molars were measured using digital vernier callipers. Results: It was observed statistically significant difference between males and females with P < 0.05, in maxillary casts in both BL and MD dimensions; but only in the MD dimension in mandibular casts. A high level of sexual dimorphism of 7.7% was found in the BL dimension of the maxillary right first molar. The accuracy of sex assessment by each dimension was deliberated by univariate analyses with an overall accuracy ranging from 67.5 to 88% for various dimensions. Conclusion: Sexual dimorphism of teeth is population specific and among north Indian population, BL and MD dimensions in maxillary first molar and MD dimension in mandibular first molar can be used for sex assessment.

  2. Piezoelectric Versus Conventional Rotary Techniques for Impacted Third Molar Extraction

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    Jiang, Qian; Qiu, Yating; Yang, Chi; Yang, Jingyun; Chen, Minjie; Zhang, Zhiyuan

    2015-01-01

    Abstract Impacted third molars are frequently encountered in clinical work. Surgical removal of impacted third molars is often required to prevent clinical symptoms. Traditional rotary cutting instruments are potentially injurious, and piezosurgery, as a new osteotomy technique, has been introduced in oral and maxillofacial surgery. No consistent conclusion has been reached regarding whether this new technique is associated with fewer or less severe postoperative sequelae after third molar extraction. The aim of this study was to compare piezosurgery with rotary osteotomy techniques, with regard to surgery time and the severity of postoperative sequelae, including pain, swelling, and trismus. We conducted a systematic literature search in the Cochrane Library, PubMed, Embase, and Google Scholar. The eligibility criteria of this study included the following: the patients were clearly diagnosed as having impacted mandibular third molars; the patients underwent piezosurgery osteotomy, and in the control group rotary osteotomy techniques, for removing impacted third molars; the outcomes of interest include surgery time, trismus, swelling or pain; the studies are randomized controlled trials. We used random-effects models to calculate the difference in the outcomes, and the corresponding 95% confidence interval. We calculated the weighted mean difference if the trials used the same measurement, and a standardized mean difference if otherwise. A total of seven studies met the eligibility criteria and were included in our analysis. Compared with rotary osteotomy, patients undergoing piezosurgery experienced longer surgery time (mean difference 4.13 minutes, 95% confidence interval 2.75–5.52, P?extraction of impacted third molars. PMID:26469902

  3. Molar tooth carbonates and benthic methane fluxes in Proterozoic oceans

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    Shen, Bing; Dong, Lin; Xiao, Shuhai; Lang, Xianguo; Huang, Kangjun; Peng, Yongbo; Zhou, Chuanming; Ke, Shan; Liu, Pengju

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    Molar tooth structures are ptygmatically folded and microspar-filled structures common in early- and mid-Proterozoic (~2,500-750 million years ago, Ma) subtidal successions, but extremely rare in rocks methane generation and methanethiol inhibited anaerobic oxidation of methane, resulting in the buildup of CH4, formation of degassing cracks in sediments and an increase in the benthic methane flux from sediments. Precipitation of crack-filling microspar was driven by methanogenesis-related alkalinity accumulation. Deep ocean ventilation and oxygenation around 750 Ma brought molar tooth structures to an end.

  4. Clinical and orthopantomographic evaluation of mandibular third molar

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    F K Saraswati

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Objective: To evaluate sensitivity of orthopentograph (OPG in assessing the number and morphology of roots of the mandibular third molar. Materials and Methods : The study population consisted of 100 ILTMs (impacted lower third molars ranging from 18 to 42 years with equal sex distribution. All the teeth were subsequently extracted , collected and compared with OPG features for position, numb,er, morphology, and relation to mandibular canal. Conclusion: In conclusion, a large sample study is suggested with techniques like Clark?s and right angle technique which determines the three-dimensional orientation of the impacted teeth.

  5. Endodontic management of a maxillary molar with three mesiobuccal canals.

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    Gundam, Sirisha; Maddu, Radhika; Gurram, Sindhura Reddy

    2014-01-01

    It is imperative that the clinician should have comprehensive knowledge about the normal anatomy and its variations of the teeth as the deviations from the usual are very common. An increased awareness of unusual anatomy and a better understanding of the root canal system guide the clinician in accurate diagnosis and treatment of such variations in order to achieve a successful endodontic outcome. The maxillary first molar has been shown to have a wide variation in respect to the number of canals specifically noted in the mesiobuccal root. The current case report shows the successful management of a maxillary molar in which the mesiobuccal root had three canals. PMID:25505997

  6. Autogenous transplantation of mandibular third molar to replace tooth with vertical root fracture

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    2009-01-01

    Autogenous tooth transplantation (ATT) can be considered when there is a hopeless molar tooth and suitable donor present. This report presents an unconventional case of successful ATT of a third molar replacing the adjacent fractured second molar in a 33 year old woman. This wisdom tooth had completely developed roots. Root-end filling with Calcium Enriched Mixture (CEM) cement was performed in the third molar. The second molar was extracted non-traumatically without any bone removal; the wis...

  7. Miniscrew-supported coil spring for molar uprighting: description

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    Antônio Carlos de Oliveira, Ruellas; Matheus Melo, Pithon; Rogério Lacerda dos, Santos.

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    Full Text Available INTRODUÇÃO: desde o surgimento dos mini-implantes como recurso de ancoragem ortodôntica, muitas aplicações têm sido descritas na literatura. Entre essas, cita-se a verticalização de molares inclinados para mesial. No entanto, pouco se fala da correta aplicação das forças ortodônticas nesses disposit [...] ivos, sob o ponto de vista mecânico. OBJETIVOS: o objetivo desse artigo foi demonstrar uma mola mini-implante suportada para verticalizar molares inclinados para mesial. Com esse dispositivo consegue-se correta aplicação da mecânica ortodôntica, favorecendo movimentos mais previsíveis e minimizando os movimentos indesejáveis. Abstract in english INTRODUCTION: Since the beginning of miniscrews as orthodontic anchorage, many applications have been described in the literature. Among these, one is the uprighting of mesially inclined molars. In regard to the mechanical aspects, however, there is little information about the application of orthod [...] ontic forces using such devices. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to describe a miniscrew supported spring for uprighting of mesially inclined molars. With this device, one can achieve the correct use of orthodontic biomechanics, thus favoring more predictable tooth movements and preventing unwanted movements from occurring.

  8. Term Pregnancy with Partial Molar Changes of Placenta

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    Amita Gupta,Yudhister Veer Gupta

    2003-04-01

    Full Text Available A rare case report of successful term pregnancy with partial molar changes of placenta is beingreported. The patient was 2nd gravida with twin pregnancy with pregnancy induced hypertension(Pili. Patient under went LSCS and gave birth to two healthy looking babies. She was followed upand serum HCG (Human Chorinic Gouadotrophin level returned to normal within 4 weeks afterdelivery.

  9. Term Pregnancy with Partial Molar Changes of Placenta

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    A rare case report of successful term pregnancy with partial molar changes of placenta is beingreported. The patient was 2nd gravida with twin pregnancy with pregnancy induced hypertension(Pili). Patient under went LSCS and gave birth to two healthy looking babies. She was followed upand serum HCG (Human Chorinic Gouadotrophin) level returned to normal within 4 weeks afterdelivery.

  10. Non-compliance Appliances for Upper Molar Distalization: An Overview.

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    Noorollahian, Saeed; Alavi, Shiva; Shirban, Farinaz

    2015-01-01

    Tooth Size Arch-length Discrepancy (TSALD) is a common problem in orthodontics. Its clinical signs are tooth crowding, impaction and incisor proclination. The treatment options are dental arch expansion or tooth mass reduction (stripping or extraction). The "extraction versus non-extraction" controversy has been widely debated in the orthodontic literature. Distalization is a kind of arch expansion in anetro-posterior dimension. Several studies have evaluated both the therapeutic effectiveness and the side effects of the appliances for this method of space gaining. In some cases molar distalization is preferred, e.g., a patient with acceptable profile and skeletal pattern and half cusp Class II molar malocclusion or even less. In some cases molar distalization is the only way, e.g., the patient with previous upper premolar extraction and excessive overijet, or a skeletal Class III patient with previous upper premolar extraction needed upper anterior teeth retraction to create reverse overjet aspre surgical orthodontic decompensation. In this review article, we described non-compliance upper molar distalizing appliances. PMID:26720949

  11. Miniscrew-supported coil spring for molar uprighting: description

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    Antônio Carlos de Oliveira Ruellas

    2013-02-01

    Full Text Available INTRODUCTION: Since the beginning of miniscrews as orthodontic anchorage, many applications have been described in the literature. Among these, one is the uprighting of mesially inclined molars. In regard to the mechanical aspects, however, there is little information about the application of orthodontic forces using such devices. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to describe a miniscrew supported spring for uprighting of mesially inclined molars. With this device, one can achieve the correct use of orthodontic biomechanics, thus favoring more predictable tooth movements and preventing unwanted movements from occurring.INTRODUÇÃO: desde o surgimento dos mini-implantes como recurso de ancoragem ortodôntica, muitas aplicações têm sido descritas na literatura. Entre essas, cita-se a verticalização de molares inclinados para mesial. No entanto, pouco se fala da correta aplicação das forças ortodônticas nesses dispositivos, sob o ponto de vista mecânico. OBJETIVOS: o objetivo desse artigo foi demonstrar uma mola mini-implante suportada para verticalizar molares inclinados para mesial. Com esse dispositivo consegue-se correta aplicação da mecânica ortodôntica, favorecendo movimentos mais previsíveis e minimizando os movimentos indesejáveis.

  12. Inflammatory root resorption in primary molars: prevalence and associated factors

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    Raquel Gonçalves Vieira-Andrade

    2012-08-01

    Full Text Available This study aimed at determining the prevalence of inflammatory root resorption and associated factors in 1068 primary mandibular molars in 453 children 3 to 12 years of age. Age, dental history and medical history were recorded using a questionnaire administered to the children's parents/caregivers. Previously trained and calibrated examiners assessed radiographic images of the primary molars by direct observation, with the aid of a viewing box. Root resorption (physiological or inflammatory, dental crown status (healthy, carious with no pulp involvement, carious with pulp involvement and evidence of restoration, and pulpotomy or pulpectomy were determined. Data analysis involved descriptive statistics, the chi-square test and a multiple logistic regression (p < 0.05. The prevalence of inflammatory root resorption was 16.2% (n = 173. The male gender (OR: 1.4; 95% CI, the 3-to-7-years age bracket (OR: 1.5; 95% CI, an unhealthy dental crown (OR: 8.7; 95% CI, caries with pulp involvement (OR: 7.4; 95% CI, pulpotomy (OR: 3.1; 95% CI, and pulpectomy (OR: 5.4; 95% CI were risk factors for the occurrence of inflammatory root resorption in primary molars. In conclusion, the prevalence of inflammatory root resorption in the present sample was 16.2%. Gender, age, an unhealthy tooth, caries with pulp involvement, pulpotomy, pulpectomy, and the absence of a restoration were associated with a higher occurrence of inflammatory root resorption in primary molars.

  13. Standard molar enthalpies of formation of 1- and 2-cyanonaphthalene

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    Ribeiro da Silva, Manuel A.V., E-mail: risilva@fc.up.pt [Centro de Investigacao em Quimica, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre, 687, P-4169-007 Porto (Portugal); Lobo Ferreira, Ana I.M.C.; Barros, Ana L.M.; Bessa, Ana R.C.; Brito, Barbara C.S.A.; Vieira, Joana A.S.; Martins, Silvia A.P. [Centro de Investigacao em Quimica, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre, 687, P-4169-007 Porto (Portugal)

    2011-09-15

    Highlights: > Enthalpies of formation of 1- and 2-cyanonaphthalene were measured by combustion calorimetry. > Vapor pressures of crystalline 1- and 2-cyanonaphthalene obtained by Knudsen effusion mass loss technique. > Enthalpies, entropies and Gibbs functions of sublimation at T = 298.15 K were calculated. - Abstract: The standard (p{sup o} = 0.1 MPa) molar enthalpies of formation, in the crystalline state, of the 1- and 2-cyanonaphthalene were derived from the standard molar energies of combustion, in oxygen, at T = 298.15 K, measured by static-bomb combustion calorimetry. Vapor pressure measurements at different temperatures, using the Knudsen mass loss effusion technique, enabled the determination of the enthalpy, entropy, and Gibbs energy of sublimation, at T = 298.15 K, for both isomers. The standard molar enthalpies of sublimation, at T = 298.15 K, for 1- and 2-cyanonaphthalene, were also measured by high-temperature Calvet microcalorimetry. (table) Combining these two experimental values, the gas-phase standard molar enthalpies, at T = 298.15 K, were derived and compared with those estimated by employing two different methodologies: one based on the Cox scheme and the other one based on G3MP2B3 calculations. The calculated values show a good agreement with the experimental values obtained in this work.

  14. Partial Molar Volume of Methanol in Water: Effect of Polarizability.

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    Mou?ka, F.; Nezbeda, Ivo

    2009-01-01

    Ro?. 74, ?. 4 (2009), s. 559-563. ISSN 0010-0765 R&D Projects: GA AV ?R IAA400720802 Institutional research plan: CEZ:AV0Z40720504 Keywords : water–methanol mixtures * partial molar volume * polarizability Subject RIV: CF - Physical ; Theoretical Chemistry Impact factor: 0.856, year: 2009

  15. Anterior tympanic plate fracture following extraction of the lower molar

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    The present case report describes an external auditory canal injury following extraction of the lower molar. The external auditory canal was torn in the same fashion that occurs in an anterior tympanic plate fracture. This case demonstrates one of the rare complications associated with dental extractions. PMID:26904496

  16. Anquilose em molares decíduos - relato de caso clínico

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    Milca Telles dos Santos

    2009-01-01

    and/or invasive options for treatment and continuous care.This article relates a case report of severe bilateral ankylosis of lower deciduous molars, whose proposed treatment was the extraction and the installation of a space regain. Therefore, we tried to avoid an occlusal disharmony.

  17. Prediction of postoperative pain after mandibular third molar surgery

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    Rudin, Asa; Eriksson, Lars; Liedholm, Rolf; List, Thomas; Werner, Mads Utke

    2010-01-01

    To evaluate the predictive potential of preoperative psychological and psychophysiological variables in estimating severity of postoperative pain following mandibular third molar surgery (MTMS). Methods: Following ethical committee approval and informed consent, 40 consecutive patients scheduled for MTMS were included. Preoperative psychometric indicators of anxiety, depression, and vulnerability were evaluated by patient questionnaires. Thermal thresholds and heat pain perception (1 second phas...

  18. Blefaroplastia inferior: poderia a cirurgia proporcionar satisfação aos pacientes?

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    OBJETIVO: Foi realizado um estudo prospectivo com objetivo de avaliar os resultados de cinquenta pacientes submetidos a blefaroplastia inferior transcutânea, visando a análise do resultado clínico e a satisfação dos pacientes na Universidade Federal de São Paulo, entre abril de 2005 e maio de 2007. MÉTODOS: Os pacientes foram alocados aleatoriamente em dois grupos cirúgicos. O Grupo Cirúrgico 1 (Grupo Controle) foi composto por 25 pacientes submetidos a blefaroplastia inferior tradicional e c...

  19. Troubleshooting OptEase inferior vena cava filter retrieval.

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    Nakashima, Masaya; Kobayashi, Hideaki; Kobayashi, Masayoshi

    2016-01-01

    For treatment of deep vein thrombosis and prevention of pulmonary thromboembolism, a retrievable inferior vena cava filter is commonly utilized as an effective bridge to anticoagulation. However, we have experienced difficulties in retrieving inferior vena cava filters. Endovascular retrieval assisted by disposable biopsy forceps is an appropriate approach because it provides a less-invasive low-cost way to remove a migrated filter. We suggest this troubleshooting technique to deal with filter hook migration into the caval wall. PMID:24828829

  20. Opioid modulation of GABA release in the rat inferior colliculus

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    Full Text Available Abstract Background The inferior colliculus, which receives almost all ascending and descending auditory signals, plays a crucial role in the processing of auditory information. While the majority of the recorded activities in the inferior colliculus are attributed to GABAergic and glutamatergic signalling, other neurotransmitter systems are expressed in this brain area including opiate peptides and their receptors which may play a modulatory role in neuronal communication. Results Using a perfusion protocol we demonstrate that morphine can inhibit KCl-induced release of [3H]GABA from rat inferior colliculus slices. DAMGO ([D-Ala(2, N-Me-Phe(4, Gly(5-ol]-enkephalin but not DADLE ([D-Ala2, D-Leu5]-enkephalin or U69593 has the same effect as morphine indicating that ? rather than ? or ? opioid receptors mediate this action. [3H]GABA release was diminished by 16%, and this was not altered by the protein kinase C inhibitor bisindolylmaleimide I. Immunostaining of inferior colliculus cryosections shows extensive staining for glutamic acid decarboxylase, more limited staining for ? opiate receptors and relatively few neurons co-stained for both proteins. Conclusion The results suggest that ?-opioid receptor ligands can modify neurotransmitter release in a sub population of GABAergic neurons of the inferior colliculus. This could have important physiological implications in the processing of hearing information and/or other functions attributed to the inferior colliculus such as audiogenic seizures and aversive behaviour.

  1. El Trípode en la distalización unilateral de molares superiores: Cambios oclusales / The tripod in the unilateral distalization of superior molars: Occlusal changes

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    Ania, Moreno Véliz; Ramón, Gómez Ávila; Maiyelín, Llanes Rodríguez; Yulenia, Cruz; Liuba, Gardón Delgado.

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: aumentar los conocimientos en los tratamientos distalizadores, se realizó este estudio con una técnica distalizadora novedosa: el Trípode. MÉTODOS: el estudio incluyó 6 pacientes con clase II de Angle por mesogresión de los molares superiores y con ausencia clínica del segundo molar superi [...] or. Se evaluaron las modificaciones a nivel dental producidas por el trípode. RESULTADOS: los primeros molares superiores se distalizaron (3.36 mm), además, el molar sufrió una inclinación distal; las segundas bicúspides siguieron al molar en su movimiento distal, mientras que, la primera bicúspide del lado de la distalización se mesializó; los incisivos resultaron vestibularizados y la anchura transversal, medida a nivel de los primeros molares y primeras bicúspides, disminuyó, mientras que, en las segundas bicúspides aumentó. CONCLUSIONES: los cambios producidos con esta aparatología a nivel dental han sido: distalización de los primeros molares superiores (3.36 mm), además, el molar sufrió una inclinación distal; las segundas bicúspides siguieron al primer molar en su movimiento distal, mientras que, la primera bicúspide del lado de la distalización se mesializó; los incisivos resultaron vestibularizados; la anchura transversal medida a nivel de los primeros molares y primeras bicúspides disminuyó, mientras que, en las segundas bicúspides aumentó Abstract in english OBJECTIVE: to enhance the knowledge of the distalizing treatments, a study was conducted with a distalizing novel technique: the tripod. METHODS: the study included 6 patients with Angle class II due to mesogression of the superior molars and with clinical absence of the second superior molar. The m [...] odifications produced by the tripod at the dental level were evaluated. RESULTS: The first superior molars were distalized (3.36 mm). The molar also suffered a distal inclination, the second bicuspids followed the molar in its distal movement, whereas the first bicuspid of the side of the distalization was mesialized. The incisive were vestibularized and the cross-sectional width measured at the level of the first molars and the first bicuspids decreased, while in the second bicuspids increased. CONCLUSIONS: the changes caused by this apparatology at the dental level were the following: distalization of the first superior molars (3.36 mm); besides, the molar suffered a distal inclination; the second bicuspids followed the first molar in its distal movement, whereas the first bicuspid of the side of the distalization was mesialized; the incisives were vestibularized; the cross-sectional width measured at the level of the first molars and first bicuspids decreased, but in the second bicuspids it increased

  2. El Trípode en la distalización unilateral de molares superiores: Cambios oclusales The tripod in the unilateral distalization of superior molars: Occlusal changes

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    Ania Moreno Véliz

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: aumentar los conocimientos en los tratamientos distalizadores, se realizó este estudio con una técnica distalizadora novedosa: el Trípode. MÉTODOS: el estudio incluyó 6 pacientes con clase II de Angle por mesogresión de los molares superiores y con ausencia clínica del segundo molar superior. Se evaluaron las modificaciones a nivel dental producidas por el trípode. RESULTADOS: los primeros molares superiores se distalizaron (3.36 mm, además, el molar sufrió una inclinación distal; las segundas bicúspides siguieron al molar en su movimiento distal, mientras que, la primera bicúspide del lado de la distalización se mesializó; los incisivos resultaron vestibularizados y la anchura transversal, medida a nivel de los primeros molares y primeras bicúspides, disminuyó, mientras que, en las segundas bicúspides aumentó. CONCLUSIONES: los cambios producidos con esta aparatología a nivel dental han sido: distalización de los primeros molares superiores (3.36 mm, además, el molar sufrió una inclinación distal; las segundas bicúspides siguieron al primer molar en su movimiento distal, mientras que, la primera bicúspide del lado de la distalización se mesializó; los incisivos resultaron vestibularizados; la anchura transversal medida a nivel de los primeros molares y primeras bicúspides disminuyó, mientras que, en las segundas bicúspides aumentóOBJECTIVE: to enhance the knowledge of the distalizing treatments, a study was conducted with a distalizing novel technique: the tripod. METHODS: the study included 6 patients with Angle class II due to mesogression of the superior molars and with clinical absence of the second superior molar. The modifications produced by the tripod at the dental level were evaluated. RESULTS: The first superior molars were distalized (3.36 mm. The molar also suffered a distal inclination, the second bicuspids followed the molar in its distal movement, whereas the first bicuspid of the side of the distalization was mesialized. The incisive were vestibularized and the cross-sectional width measured at the level of the first molars and the first bicuspids decreased, while in the second bicuspids increased. CONCLUSIONS: the changes caused by this apparatology at the dental level were the following: distalization of the first superior molars (3.36 mm; besides, the molar suffered a distal inclination; the second bicuspids followed the first molar in its distal movement, whereas the first bicuspid of the side of the distalization was mesialized; the incisives were vestibularized; the cross-sectional width measured at the level of the first molars and first bicuspids decreased, but in the second bicuspids it increased

  3. Internal structure of mandible around mandibular molar using computed tomography. Anatomical consideration of molar anchorage in orthodontic treatment

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    For establishment of fine occlusion, facial profile and oral function in orthodontic treatment, molar anchorage in teeth movement is important manner in extracted cases. The aims of this study were to investigate the relationship between facial morphology and internal structure of mandibular body in molar region by computer tomography, and to discuss about molar anchorage in orthodontic treatment. The data for this study were obtained from 35 modern male Japanese skulls (mean age; 27 year-old, ranged from 18 year-old to 47 year-old). Measurement variables were FMA, SN to mandibular plane angle, gonial angle, alveolar breadth, cortical bone thickness of buccal and lingual sides, and the distance between dental root and cortical bone. As a result, alveolar breadth and the distance between dental root and cortical bone were narrow in long facial type, on the contrary, these variables were wide in short facial type. The result suggested that these variables were considered important factors as molar anchorage in extracted cases. (author)

  4. Space loss following premature loss of primary second molars.

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    Alnahwi, Hassan H; Donly, Kevin J; Contreras, Claudia I

    2015-01-01

    This study was designed to evaluate the amount of space loss (SL) caused by premature loss of primary second molars, determine whether the eruption status of permanent first molars is an important factor in the amount of SL, and evaluate the effectiveness of space maintainers (SMs) in SL prevention. SL associated with 100 prematurely extracted primary second molars was evaluated in 87 healthy patients. Teeth were divided into groups based on the use of SMs (36 with SM and 64 without SM). Bitewing and periapical radiographs taken before extraction and 6, 12, 24, 36, and 48 months after extraction were used to determine the amount of SL. Not every patient attended every recall appointment, so the sample size varied at different evaluation times. The most significant amount of SL occurred in the first 12 months after extraction. In patients who did not use an SM, at 6 months there was a mean SL of 2.12 mm (SD, 1.65 mm) and at 12 months there was a mean of 4.02 mm (SD, 1.65), with significantly more SL in the first 6 months (P 0.05). When patients without an SM were grouped by the eruption status of the permanent first molar, there was significantly more SL in the groups with unerupted first molars than there was in the groups with erupted first molars at both 6 months (P < 0.001) and 12 months (P < 0.05). At both 6 and 12 months, the amount of SL in patients who had an SM (n = 13 and n = 14, respectively) was not significantly different from the amount of SL in those who did not have an SM (n = 33 and n = 23, respectively). SMs should be placed as soon as possible following tooth extraction to prevent undue SL. Placement of an SM a year or more after extraction has minimal benefit, since most SL takes place within the first year. SL does occur even when SMs are used. PMID:26545280

  5. Exodoncia del tercer molar: Factores que determinan complejidad

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    Ivan Manotas Arevalo

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available ResumenUno de los procedimientos más frecuentes en el campo de la Cirugía Oral es la exodoncia, o extracción dental. La prevención y la promoción de hábitos saludables dentro de los que se cuenta la práctica del cepillado dental, uso de dentífricos, hilo dental y enjuagatorios bucales, además de visitas periódicas de control a especialistas y odontólogos generales e higienistas bucales ha conllevado a una reducción en la perdida de estructuras dentarias por causa de la caries y las periodontopatìas. Sin embargo se mantiene alto el número de exodoncias indicadas por falta de espacio en la estructura de los maxilares para la erupción dental, así como alteraciones en la posición y angulacion de los órganos dentales sobre su eje que impide una adecuada ubicación logrando que se indique su extracción. Dentro de la serie dental los órganos dentarios más frecuentemente afectados por este tipo de alteraciones son los terceros molares. También se mencionan que son esos mismos dientes los que acusan mayor grado de complejidad para realizar el procedimiento de exodoncia, y los que causan mayor grado de morbilidad posquirúrgica en el paciente, con un número mayor de complicaciones y su severidad, descritas en la literatura. (Duazary 2008; 141-147. Este artículo pretende analizar los factores que determinan complejidad en la exodoncia del tercer molar a partir de una revisión bibliografía y comparación de ésta.AbstractOne of the most frequent procedure used in the field of Oral Surgery is extracted, or tooth extraction. The prevention and promoting healthy habits in mind that the practice of brushing teeth, use of toothpastes, mouthwashes and dental floss mouth, in addition to regular monitoring visits to specialists and general dentists and oral hygiene has led to a reduction in the loss of structures caused by tooth decay and periodontal pathology. However remains high number of extractions indicated by lack of space in the structure of the jaw to the tooth eruption, as well as changes in the position and angle of dental bodies on its axis which prevents a proper location are indicated achieving extraction. Within the series dental bodies teeth more frequently affected by such changes are the third molars. He also mentioned that the teeth are those who accuse greater degree of complexity to perform the extraction procedure, and causing greater morbidity in post surgical patients, with more complications and their severity, described in the literature. This article aims to analyze the factors that determine complexity in the third molar extraction from a literature review and compare it.Key Words: third molars; exodontia; surgery third molars; complex dental extraction; prediction of complexity.

  6. Comparison of conduction abnormalities between anterior and inferior myocardial infarction

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    To compare the conduction abnormalities between anterior and inferior myocardial infarction. Methodology: Study was conducted from 1st January 2011 to 30th June 2011 in Cardiology Department Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar. Patients who presented with acute Myocardial infarction were included in the study. Patients having renal failure, Hypokalemia, Hyperkalemia, history of valve replacement, coronary artery bypass graft and those who were using Beta blocker,Lanoxin and Calcium channel blocker (Verapamil,Diltiazem) were excluded from the study. Results: A total of 600 patients were studied. Out of these 309 had acute Anterior Myocardial Infarction and remaining had acute Inferior Myocardial Infarction. The number of male patients were 70%. Mean age was 58.8 years. Conduction abnormalities were demonstrated in 12.16% patients. Amongst patients with Ant MI,3.5% patients developed atrioventricular blocks and 7.1% Intraventricular conduction defects, In inferior MI 11.3% were atrioventricular and 2.4% were Intraventricular conduction defects. There were more intraventricular defects in anterior MI while atrioventricular defects were more common in inferior MI. Conclusion: Conduction abnormalities are common findings in acute myocardial infarction. Intraventricular conduction abnormalities are more common in anterior MI and atrioventricular conduction abnormalities are more common in inferior MI. (author)

  7. Inferior oblique muscle paresis as a sign of myasthenia gravis.

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    Almog, Yehoshua; Ben-David, Merav; Nemet, Arie Y

    2016-03-01

    Myasthenia gravis may affect any of the six extra-ocular muscles, masquerading as any type of ocular motor pathology. The frequency of involvement of each muscle is not well established in the medical literature. This study was designed to determine whether a specific muscle or combination of muscles tends to be predominantly affected. This retrospective review included 30 patients with a clinical diagnosis of myasthenia gravis who had extra-ocular muscle involvement with diplopia at presentation. The diagnosis was confirmed by at least one of the following tests: Tensilon test, acetylcholine receptor antibodies, thymoma on chest CT scan, or suggestive electromyography. Frequency of involvement of each muscle in this cohort was inferior oblique 19 (63.3%), lateral rectus nine (30%), superior rectus four (13.3%), inferior rectus six (20%), medial rectus four (13.3%), and superior oblique three (10%). The inferior oblique was involved more often than any other muscle (pmimic every pupil-sparing pattern of ocular misalignment. In addition diplopia caused by paresis of the inferior oblique muscle is rarely encountered (other than as a part of oculomotor nerve palsy). Hence, when a patient presents with vertical diplopia resulting from an isolated inferior oblique palsy, myasthenic etiology should be highly suspected. PMID:26531848

  8. The effects of inferior olive lesion on strychnine seizure

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    Bilateral inferior olive lesions, produced by systemic administration of the neurotoxin 3-acetylpyridine (3AP) produce a proconvulsant state specific for strychnine-induced seizures and myoclonus. We have proposed that these phenomena are mediated through increased excitation of cerebellar Purkinje cells, through activation of glutamate receptors, in response to climbing fiber deafferentation. An increase in quisqualic acid (QA)-displaceable [3H]AMPA [(RS)-alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-isoxazole-4-propionic acid] binding in cerebella from inferior olive-lesioned rats was observed, but no difference in [3H]AMPA binding displaced by glutamate, kainic acid (KA) or glutamate diethylester (GDEE) was seen. The excitatory amino acid antagonists GDEE and MK-801 [(+)-5-methyl-10,11-dihydro-5H-dibenzo[a,d]cyclo-hepten-5,10 imine] were tested as anticonvulsants for strychnine-induced seizures in 3AP inferior olive-lesioned and control rats. Neither drug effected seizures in control rats, however, both GDEE and MK-801 produced a leftward shift in the strychnine-seizure dose-response curve in 3AP inferior olive-lesioned rats. GDEE also inhibited strychnine-induced myoclonus in the lesioned group, while MK-801 had no effect on myoclonus. The decreased threshold for strychnine-induced seizures and myoclonus in the 3AP-inferior olive-lesioned rats may be due to an increase in glutamate receptors as suggested by the [3H]AMPA binding data

  9. Somatotopic representation in inferior area 6 of the macaque monkey.

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    Gentilucci, M; Fogassi, L; Luppino, G; Matelli, M; Camarda, R; Rizzolatti, G

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    On the basis of its cytoarchitectonic and enzymatic properties area 6 of the macaque monkey can be subdivided into two large sectors: a superior sector lying medial to the spur of the arcuate sulcus (superior area 6 or F2) and an inferior sector lying lateral to it (inferior area 6). Inferior area 6 is constituted by two enzymatic areas: F4 and F5. In this study we investigated the somatotopic organization of inferior area 6 and the adjacent area 4 combining single-neuron recording and intracortical electrical microstimulation. We found that two separate movement representations exist in this region. The caudal one corresponds to area F1 (primary motor cortex), the rostral one to inferior area 6. The two representations are mirror images one of the other with the axioproximal movements being adjacently located. In the rostral map the proximal movements are mostly located in F4, the distal movements in F5. Neuronal properties indicate that the rostral map has characteristics that are more complex than the caudal map. We propose that the rostral map is involved in transforming visual information in motor commands. F4 should be involved in the control of arm movements based on the location of the objects in respect to the body, whereas F5 should play a role in the control of grasping movements on the basis of the size of the stimuli. PMID:2758288

  10. STUDY ON VARIATIONS OF INFERIOR SEGMENTAL BRANCH OF RENAL ARTERY

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    Full Text Available Background: The segmental arteries of the kidney supply the organ in such a way that, each renal pole receives its own artery while, the anterior portion between the poles is supplied by an upper and lower segmental vessel. These two arteries also include in their territory the lateral edge of the kidney and adjacent to the strip of parenchyma on the dorsal or posterior aspect of the organ. The knowledge of inferior segmental branch of renal artery is very important for surgeries in its distribution area in kidney. Materials and Methods: 100 kidneys (Fifty pairs intact with abdominal aorta were collected from department of Forensic medicine, JSS Medical College and Mysore Medical College. For study of segmental variation Corrosion cast technique method was used. The variations of inferior segmental branch of renal artery were observed and recorded. Results: In present study type I inferior segmental branch of renal artery were found in - 59% cases, type II in - 6% cases, type III in - 28% cases, type IV in - 2% cases. Conclusion: The inferior segmental artery from the anterior division of the renal artery is the commonest event –arising in 59%. This is Type I, the normal type. It arises from the renal artery (28% or from the posterior division (6% or from the aorta (2%. The knowledge of inferior segmental branch of renal artery helpful in kidney transplantation and renal surgery because these type of surgeries success mainly depends on arterial ligations.

  11. Inflammatory root resorption in primary molars: prevalence and associated factors

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    Raquel Gonçalves, Vieira-Andrade; Clarissa Lopes, Drumond; Laura Pereira Azevedo, Alves; Leandro Silva, Marques; Maria Letícia, Ramos-Jorge.

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    Full Text Available This study aimed at determining the prevalence of inflammatory root resorption and associated factors in 1068 primary mandibular molars in 453 children 3 to 12 years of age. Age, dental history and medical history were recorded using a questionnaire administered to the children's parents/caregivers. [...] Previously trained and calibrated examiners assessed radiographic images of the primary molars by direct observation, with the aid of a viewing box. Root resorption (physiological or inflammatory), dental crown status (healthy, carious with no pulp involvement, carious with pulp involvement and evidence of restoration), and pulpotomy or pulpectomy were determined. Data analysis involved descriptive statistics, the chi-square test and a multiple logistic regression (p

  12. Desplazamiento de un tercer molar superior al espacio facial bucal

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    Full Text Available La exodoncia del tercer molar superior es uno de los procedimien- tos quirúrgicos más comunes que pueden cursar con complica- ciones tras y posoperatorias, mismas que suelen ser frecuentes, como: hemorragia, dolor, fracturas óseas, comunicación sinusal, lesiones vasculares y nerviosas; o excepcionales, como el des- plazamiento del órgano dental al espacio facial bucal, resultado de la aplicación de fuerzas excesivas y técnicas quirúrgicas incorrectas. Se comunica el caso clínico de una paciente de 35 años de edad con el diagnóstico de desplazamiento del tercer molar superior derecho al espacio facial bucal, así como la des- cripción de las características clínicas, auxiliares de diagnóstico y la técnica quirúrgica de enucleación. Actualmente la paciente se encuentra en recuperación.

  13. Density and molar volume studies of phosphate glasses

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    Full Text Available The density and molar volume of some phosphate glasses (xNa2O•(100-xP2O5, x = 30, 35, 40, 45, 50; xB2O3•(1-xNaPO3, x = 5, 10, 15, 20, 25; xNa2O•(30-x K2O•10Al2O3• 25B2O3•35P2O5, x= 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 glasses were determined, in order to study their structure. The density of the glasses increased while their molar volume values decreases with the increase of sodium oxide content in phosphate glasses. The results obtained could be correlated to several factors such as the polarization, the field strengths and the ionic radii of the different incorporated cations.

  14. Anterior ST segment depression in acute inferior myocardial infarction as a marker of greater inferior, apical, and posterolateral damage

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    The clinical significance of anterior precordial ST segment depression during acute inferior myocardial infarction was evaluated in 67 consecutive patients early after onset of symptoms with gated blood pool scans, thallium-201 perfusion images, and 12-lead ECGs. Patients with anterior ST depression (n = 33) had depressed mean values for left ventricular ejection fraction (54 +/- 2% [mean +/- S.E.M.] vs 59 +/- 2%; p = 0.02), cardiac index (3.1 +/- 0.2 vs 3.6 +/- 0.2 L/m2; p = 0.03), and ratio of systolic blood pressure to end-systolic volume (2.0 +/- 0.1 vs 2.5 +/- 0.3 mm Hg/ml; p = 0.04) compared to patients with no anterior ST depression (n = 34). Patients with anterior ST depression had (1) lower mean wall motion values for the inferior, apical, and inferior posterolateral segments (p less than 0.05) and (2) greater reductions in thallium-201 uptake in the inferior and posterolateral regions (p less than 0.05). However, anterior and septal (1) wall motion and (2) thallium-201 uptake were similar in patients with and without ST depression. Thus, anterior precordial ST segment depression in patients with acute inferior wall myocardial infarction represents more than a reciprocal electrical phenomenon. It identifies patients with more severe wall motion impairment and greater hypoperfusion of the inferior and adjacent segments. The poorer global left ventricular function in these patients is a result of more extensive inferior infarction and not of remote septal or anterior injury

  15. The interplay of Graves’ disease and twin molar pregnancy

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    Barrera, Jerome Rebollos; Sandoval, Mark Anthony Santiago; Quiwa, Leslie Quizon; Paz-Pacheco, Elizabeth

    2013-01-01

    Twin molar pregnancy with coexistent viable fetus in a patient with Graves’ disease is a rare entity. The patient is a 37-year-old woman who was hospitalised owing to persistent vomiting and vaginal bleeding. The pregnancy test was positive and the pelvic ultrasound disclosed twin gestation of complete mole and a coexistent viable 12-week fetus. ?-Human chorionic gonadotropin (?-HCG) and free thyroid hormones were both elevated. The patient was also a diagnosed case of Graves’ disease prior t...

  16. Bilateral Taurodontism in Deciduous Molars: A case Report

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    Parimala Tyagi,

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Taurodontism is a rare dental anomaly in which the involved tooth has an enlarged and elongated body and pulpchamber with apical displacement of the pulpal floor. It has a very low incidence and very few cases are reported inliterature in deciduous dentition. Endodontic treatment of a taurodont tooth is challenging and requires special handlingbecause of the proximity and apical displacement of the roots. In this article a case of five year child with bilateralinvolvement of mandibular second molars is presented.

  17. Developmental regulations of Perp in mice molar morphogenesis.

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    Neupane, Sanjiv; Sohn, Wern-Joo; Rijal, Girdhari; Lee, Ye-Ji; Lee, Sanggyu; Yamamoto, Hitoshi; An, Chang-Hyeon; Cho, Sung-Won; Lee, Youngkyun; Shin, Hong-In; Kwon, Tae-Yub; Kim, Jae-Young

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    Teraspanin transmembrane protein, Perp (P53 apoptosis effector related to PMP22), which is found in the plasma membrane as a component of the desmosome, is reported to be involved in the morphogenesis of the epithelium and the enamel formation of the incisor. However, its expression pattern and signaling regulation during molar development have not been elucidated in detail. We have examined the precise expression patterns of Perp in developing lower molars and employed the knock-down of Perp by antisense oligodeoxynucleotide treatment during in vitro organ cultivation at embryonic day 13 to define the precise developmental function of Perp. Perp was expressed mainly in the dental lamina and stellate reticulum regions at the bud and cap stages. After Perp knock-down, the tooth germ showed disruption of the dental lamina and stellate reticulum with altered apoptosis and proliferation. The changed expression levels of related signaling molecules from the enamel knot and desmosome were evaluated by real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction. A renal capsule transplantation method was employed to examine the effects of Perp knock-down on molar crown development. Ultrastructural observations revealed that enamel was deposited more densely in an irregular pattern in the cusp region, and that dentin was hypo-mineralized after Perp knock-down at the cap stage. Thus, Perp might play important roles in the formation and integration of stellate reticulum, dental lamina structure and enamel formation through signaling interactions with the enamel knot and desmosome-related signaling molecules at the cap stage of lower molar development. PMID:24865245

  18. Presence of third molars in orthodontic patients from northern Greece

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    Barka G; Tretiakov G; Theodosiou T; Ioannidou-Marathiotou I

    2012-01-01

    Georgia Barka,1 Georgios Tretiakov,1 Theodosios Theodosiou,2 Ioulia Ioannidou-Marathiotou31School of Dentistry, 2Biostatistics, Department of Informatics, School of Natural Sciences, 3Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, GreeceObjective: The purpose of the present study was to investigate the frequency of presence of third molar teeth and their distribution in each jaw and each side, according to sex, in a group of orthodontic pa...

  19. Endodontic and post-endodontic management of a fused molar

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    Ruchi Gupta; Vijay Prakash; Mohit Sharma

    2013-01-01

    Treatment of fused teeth needs special care and attention to the bizarre anatomy. This paper describes root canal treatment of a fused carious tooth presenting with apical periodontitis. It is a rare case of fusion of the mandibular second molar with a paramolar. There is no literature regarding placement of crown over endodontically treated fused teeth. In this case, the fused teeth were endodontically treated and restored by a porcelain fused to metal crown.

  20. Endodontic Management of a Maxillary Molar with Three Mesiobuccal Canals

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    Sirisha Gundam; Radhika Maddu; Sindhura Reddy Gurram

    2014-01-01

    It is imperative that the clinician should have comprehensive knowledge about the normal anatomy and its variations of the teeth as the deviations from the usual are very common. An increased awareness of unusual anatomy and a better understanding of the root canal system guide the clinician in accurate diagnosis and treatment of such variations in order to achieve a successful endodontic outcome. The maxillary first molar has been shown to have a wide variation in respect to the number of ca...

  1. Joubert syndrome: congenital cerebellar ataxia with the “molar tooth”

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    Romani, Marta; Micalizzi, Alessia; Valente, Enza Maria

    2013-01-01

    Joubert syndrome (JS) is a congenital cerebellar ataxia with autosomal recessive or X-linked inheritance, which diagnostic hallmark is a unique cerebellar and brainstem malformation recognizable on brain imaging, the “molar tooth sign”. Neurological signs are present from neonatal age and include hypotonia evolving into ataxia, global developmental delay, ocular motor apraxia and breathing dysregulation. These are variably associated with multiorgan involvement, mainly of the retina, kidneys,...

  2. Fibroblast cell proliferation in the mouse molar periodontal ligament.

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    Perera, K A; Tonge, C. H.

    1981-01-01

    Cytogenesis of the developing molar periodontal ligament was studied by determining labelling indices in 4 groups of young mice. Autoradiographs were made using paraffin sections of demineralised specimens from 10 days, 12 days, 16 days and 20 days old mice allowed to survive a varying period (1--96 hours) after the administration of [3H]thymidine. Labelled fibroblasts in number per unit area were counted over three different zones (apical, middle and cervical) of the sections and labelling i...

  3. From molecular to molar: a paradigm shift in behavior analysis.

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    Baum, William M

    2002-01-01

    A paradigm clash is occurring within behavior analysis. In the older paradigm, the molecular view, behavior consists of momentary or discrete responses that constitute instances of classes. Variation in response rate reflects variation in the strength or probability of the response class. The newer paradigm, the molar view, sees behavior as composed of activities that take up varying amounts of time. Whereas the molecular view takes response rate and choice to be "derived" measures and hence ...

  4. Directional and fluctuating asymmetries in Cavall Pirinenc Català breed molars

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    Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Reig, Eduard

    2015-01-01

    Deviations from expected perfect symmetry in biological forms can occur, and organisms develop several kinds of asymmetries. Among others, there are fluctuating asymmetry (FA) and directional asymmetry (DA). Thirty-two complete skulls were obtained from horses belonging to the"Cavall Pirinenc Català" breed and the mesiodistal and the palatinovestibular lengths of the right and left upper molar series were analyzed in order to study FA and DA. Neither FA nor DA were detected in the studied sam...

  5. The partial molar volume of water in biological membranes.

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    Scherer, J R

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    A new algorithm is presented for interpreting the hydration dependence of x-ray diffraction measurements. The method assumes that the volume of the hydrocarbon phase of the lipid bilayer is not affected by hydration and that the volume expansion between bilayers at maximum hydration is caused by incorporation of water molecules whose partial molar volume is that of pure bulk water. These simple assumptions lead to a determination of the area expansion (and hence change in hydrocarbon-phase th...

  6. Endodontic and post-endodontic management of a fused molar

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    Ruchi Gupta

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Treatment of fused teeth needs special care and attention to the bizarre anatomy. This paper describes root canal treatment of a fused carious tooth presenting with apical periodontitis. It is a rare case of fusion of the mandibular second molar with a paramolar. There is no literature regarding placement of crown over endodontically treated fused teeth. In this case, the fused teeth were endodontically treated and restored by a porcelain fused to metal crown.

  7. Management of a hopeless mandibular molar: A case report

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    saeed asgary

    2011-01-01

    Intentional tooth reimplantation can be an alternative treatment option for teeth with poor or hopeless prognosis where coronal and surgical endodontic treatment(s) are not possible. This technique may help to restore a natural tooth to function in preference to prosthesis/implant replacements. A 38-years old male was referred to private practice with persistent chronic apical periodontitis of a previously root canal treated mandibular left first molar. A furcal perforation and distolingual c...

  8. 3-D diagnosis-assisted management of anomalous mandibular molar

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    Neelam Mittal

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available This case report describes the successful non-surgical endodontic management of carious exposed three-rooted mandibular molar with four root canals detected on the pre-operative radiograph taken with 20 degrees mesial angulation and confirmed with a 64-slice helical computed tomography scan-assisted 3-D-reconstructed images. Access cavity shape was modified to locate the extra canal with respect to the distolingual root in the left mandibular first molar. Copious irrigation was accomplished with 5.25% sodium hypochlorite and 17% EDTA. Biomechanical preparation was done using protapers. Calcium hydroxide dressing was done for 1 week. The tooth was obturated using gutta percha and AH 26 root canal sealer, and it was permanently restored with composite. Clinical examination on follow-up visits revealed no sensitivity to percussion and palpation in the left mandibular first molar. Thorough knowledge of root canal variations and use of advanced diagnostic modalities lead to successful non-surgical management of the complex cases.

  9. A Neanderthal lower molar from Stajnia Cave, Poland.

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    D?browski, P; Nowaczewska, W; Stringer, C B; Compton, T; Kruszy?ski, R; Nadachowski, A; Stefaniak, K; Urbanowski, M

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    The primary aim of this study was to conduct a taxonomic assessment of the second of three isolated human teeth found in the Stajnia Cave (north of the Carpathians, Poland) in 2008. The specimen was located near a human tooth (S5000), which was identified by Urbanowski et al. (2010) as a Neanderthal permanent upper molar. Both of these teeth were excavated from the D2 layer, which belongs to the D stratigraphic complex comprising the archaeological assemblage associated with the Micoquian tradition. An Ursus spelaeus bone and Mammuthus primigenius tooth that were also excavated from the D2 layer were dated to >49,000 years BP (by AMS (14)C) and 52.9 ka BP (by U-Th), respectively. The sediment overlying stratigraphic complex D was dated to 45.9 ka BP by the OSL method. The S4300 tooth is a lower first or second permanent molar belonging to an individual other than that who once possessed the S5000 tooth. The S4300 tooth exhibits a combination of traits typical of Neanderthal lower molars, including a mid-trigonid crest, large anterior fovea, taurodontism and subvertical grooves on the interproximal face, indicating that this tooth belonged to a Neanderthal individual. The S4300 tooth from Stajnia Cave is one of the oldest human remains found in Poland. PMID:23415376

  10. Variable permanent mandibular first molar: Review of literature

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    Srinidhi V Ballullaya

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: The success of root canal therapy depends on the locations of all the canals, thourough debridement and proper sealing. At times the clinicians are challenged with variations in morphology of root canal. This review article attempts to list out all the variations of permanent mandibular first molar published so for in the literature. Materials and Methods: An exhaustive search was undertaken using PUBMED database to identify published literature from 1900 to 2010 relating to the root canal morphology of permanent first molar by using key words. The selected artcles were obtained and reviewed. Results: Total ninty seven articles were selected out of which 50 were original article and forty seven were case reports. The incidence of third canal in mesial root was 0.95% to 15%. The incidence of three rooted mandibular first molar was 3% to 33%. Only ninety cases reported with c-shape canal configuration. Incidence of Taurodintism without congenital disorder was very rare. Conclusion: The root canal treatment requires proper knowlegde of variations in root canal morphology in order to recognise, disinfect and seal all portal of exit. This can be accomplished with proper diagnosis using newer modes, modification in access preparation, use of operating microscope, enhanced methods of disinfecting and sealing of all canals.

  11. Evaluation of periodontal condition in intruded molars using miniscrews

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    Habib Ollah Ghanbari

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: The purpose of this preliminary study was to evaluate the periodontal condition of intruded molars in various phases of treatments. Methods: 30 patients with at least one overerupted upper first molar were selected. Upper molar bands with brackets were cemented. Two miniscrews were placed in the mesiopalatal and mesiobuccal aspect of the aforementioned teeth. A titanium molybdenum alloy (TMA spring was attached to the head of miniscrew in one end and ligated to the bracket in the other end to reach the predetermined force. Plaque index (PI, probing pocket depth (PPD, keratinized gingiva (KG, The distance between miniscrew (M.S and gingival level (GL, and bleeding on probing (BOP were recorded before loading and 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 months post-loading .Results:  All patients completed the study and no complications were reported. Statistically significant intrusion (2.1 ± 0.9 mm was obtained during active treatment. Inserting miniscrews generally was presented with greater sulcus bleeding, plaque accumulation and plaque formation at follow-up visits. There was a statistically significant increase in PI, PPD and BOP indices. Furthermore, the results showed decrease in KG level and M.S to GL level. Conclusion: Miniscrews can provide a clinical benefit as an absolute anchorage device. However, keeping a good oral hygiene is essential to achieve ideal results, because the presence of miniscrews, as a foreign object in mouth, and intrusion force might be harmful for periodontal tissues

  12. Determination of partial molar volumes from free energy perturbation theory.

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    Vilseck, Jonah Z; Tirado-Rives, Julian; Jorgensen, William L

    2015-04-01

    Partial molar volume is an important thermodynamic property that gives insights into molecular size and intermolecular interactions in solution. Theoretical frameworks for determining the partial molar volume (V°) of a solvated molecule generally apply Scaled Particle Theory or Kirkwood-Buff theory. With the current abilities to perform long molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo simulations, more direct methods are gaining popularity, such as computing V° directly as the difference in computed volume from two simulations, one with a solute present and another without. Thermodynamically, V° can also be determined as the pressure derivative of the free energy of solvation in the limit of infinite dilution. Both approaches are considered herein with the use of free energy perturbation (FEP) calculations to compute the necessary free energies of solvation at elevated pressures. Absolute and relative partial molar volumes are computed for benzene and benzene derivatives using the OPLS-AA force field. The mean unsigned error for all molecules is 2.8 cm(3) mol(-1). The present methodology should find use in many contexts such as the development and testing of force fields for use in computer simulations of organic and biomolecular systems, as a complement to related experimental studies, and to develop a deeper understanding of solute-solvent interactions. PMID:25589343

  13. Molar pregnancy with multiple organ dysfunction, an interesting

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    Purnima deb

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Successful management and cure of gestational trophoblastic disease [GTD, molar ] depends upon prompt, accurate diagnosis and institution of individualized, therapeutic modalities. Because Molar pregnancies encompasses multitude of clinical entities, each with myriad presentations, clinicians must remain alert to identify patients exhibiting signs and symptoms consistent with GTD [molar]. Armed with a high index of suspicion, physicians may target such individuals and launch the appropriate diagnostic barrage, leading to triage for treatment early in the course of the disease. The disease if not diagnosed early may lead to complication such as, acute respiratory distress, cardiac failure, liver and renal failure. Intracranial bleeding and seizures complicated with infection and coagulation failure may lead to death of these young women. Little data are available to assist in the counselling of women with diagnosis and compulsory follow up. Appropriate contraception should be discussed and advise given before discharge as they may get lost to follow up. These women should be informed of the elevated risk of developing malignant sequlae in future.

  14. Decontamination of tried-in orthodontic molar bands.

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    Fulford, M R; Ireland, A J; Main, B G

    2003-12-01

    Molar bands are commonly used to retain orthodontic attachments on posterior teeth and due to the variation in the size of such teeth, it is usually necessary to 'try in' several bands before the correct one is selected. A possible concern with re-using such bands is the lack of cross-infection control, even following autoclaving, due to the presence of one or more small bore lumen (the archwire and headgear tubes). The aim of this experiment was, therefore, to determine whether such bands could be successfully decontaminated so that they could be re-used without a cross-infection risk. Two hundred orthodontic molar bands that had previously been tried in patients' mouths, but not cemented into place, were tested. Each band was decontaminated using an enzymatic cleaner/disinfectant and then sterilized using either a downward displacement (n = 100) or a vacuum cycle autoclave (n = 100). Following autoclaving each band was inoculated into brain heart infusion culture broth and incubated at 37 degrees C for 5 days. None of the decontaminated bands exhibited growth after 5 days. It would appear that, using this methodology, there is little risk of a cross-infection hazard occurring with the re-use of previously tried-in and decontaminated molar bands. PMID:14700269

  15. Relationship of third molar movement during orthodontic treatment and root angulation

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    Morteza Oshagh

    2012-01-01

    Conclusion: The relation between the amount of third molar movement and its root angulation was not statistically significant. Therefore movement of third molars during orthodontic treatment should not be assumed as an etiologic factor of root angulations.

  16. Molar Uprighting Using Mini-Screws after Distalization by the Pendulum Appliance: A Case Report

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    Amir Moradi

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available A 16-year-old Class II female patient was treated without tooth extraction. The upper first molars were distalized by the Pendulum appliance. After six months, the molars tipped significantly to the distal. To correct this side effect, we decided to upright the molars using skeletal anchorage. On each side, a mini-screw was inserted between first and second premolars in the buccal cortical plate. An auxiliary spring was placed between the mini-screw head and the molar buccal tube. The resultant moment made the first molar upright. In addition, the side effects of this mechanic, i.e. molar intrusion and molar buccal tipping, counteract the extrusion and medial movement caused by the Pendulum Appliance. The aim of this case report was to present an innovative method for molar uprighting using skeletal anchorage.

  17. A Comprisionol two Anesthetic Technique (mandibular block versus in filtration in Restorative Treatment of Class I Second Mandibular Molars in 5-8 Years Children

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    M - Jafaerzadeh

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    Full Text Available Introduction: Inferior mandibular bolck anesthesia, some time causes postoperative lip and tongue biting trauma, however, an infiltration injection with a limited anesthetized area, has less complications. The aim of present study is to compare of two techniques (block and infiltration for class I restorative treatment in primary second molars.Methods and Materials: Fourty children between 5-8 years old having bilateral calss I caries lesions on mandibular primary second molars were selected. Bite wing radiography was used to exclude proximal caries before operation. Operation was made by first using infiltration technique on one side and using block technique on the other side 72 hours later. Standard block injection technique was performed. Infiltration technique consisted of injecting half of a carpule in the bottom of vestibule between roots of the tooth and injection of 2 drops of anesthetic in mesial and distal papillae after 5 minutes. Pain was assessed using SEM (Sound, Eyes, Motor scale by an observer who did not know which technique was used. SEM scale is a reliable and easy to administer for assessment of pain.Results: Pain during operation for both techniques, scored by SEM, was compared and there was no significant difference between block and infiltration techniques.Conclusion: Results show, according to less density of bone in buccal plate and less need to a profound anesthesia for minor restorative treatment, infiltration rechnique can be used instead of block injection in mandibular primary molars in 5-8 years children.

  18. Hypercementosis and concrescence of maxillary second molar with third molar: a case report and review of literature.

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    Mohan, Bhavya

    2014-06-01

    Concrescence signifies a rare developmental alteration, most commonly in maxillary molars,where two fully formed teeth with separate root canal structures are fused with cementum. Clinical detection is difficult due to lack of enamel involvement and radiographic detection may be challenging, as two dimensional images may be misdiagnosed as overlap, superimposition or close proximity of roots. Such a developmental anomaly can influence treatment outcomes for extraction, endodontic, periodontic, prosthodontic and orthodontic treatment. Legal complications could arise due to unexpected difficulties following treatment. Awareness of occurrence, incidence and post treatment implications of such anomalies is paramount for both the patient and clinician's benefit. This article discusses a case report of concrescence between two maxillary molar teeth and its management. PMID:24984682

  19. Spiral CT in aplasia of the pre-renal inferior vena cava as a cause of phlebothrombosis from the femoral veins to the inferior vena cava

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    The case report focuses on the computed tomography of the thrombotic okklusion of the inferior vena cava, venae iliacae and femorales communes due to congenital interruption of the prerenal inferior vena cava. The embryology of the abnormality was discussed. (orig.)

  20. Endodontic Treatment of a Maxillary Second Molar with Developmental Anomaly: A Case Report

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    Asgary, Saeed

    2007-01-01

    Fusion is a rare occurrence in molar teeth. The purpose of this rare case presentation is to describe the nonsurgical endodontic treatment of maxillary molar. A 28-year-old patient was referred for endodontic treatment of her chronic apical abscess of right maxillary second molar. In the clinical examination, a sinus tract adjacent to involved tooth and a small crown of supernumerary tooth fused to the buccal surface of the molar at gingival margin was observed. Endodontic treatment was decid...

  1. Deep inferior epigastric perforator flap: a modification that simplifies elevation.

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    Stanec, Sanda; Zic, Rado; Budi, Sre?ko; Stanec, Zdenko

    2003-02-01

    The deep inferior epigastric perforator flap is accepted worldwide as a reliable and relatively safe technique for autologous breast reconstruction. Preserving the continuity of the rectus muscle, it reduces donor site morbidity, allowing less postoperative pain, a faster recovery, and a reduced hospital stay. Nevertheless, the more complex nature of this type of surgery leads to increased operating time and a demand for more tedious microsurgical dissection. The authors present a modification of the deep inferior epigastric perforator flap harvesting technique that allows a more safe, simple, and faster elevation of the flap. They have used it successfully for breast reconstruction in 3 patients. PMID:12567046

  2. Pseudo-dissection of ascending aorta in inferior myocardial infarction.

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    Grahame K. Goode

    2011-06-01

    Full Text Available Acute aortic dissection is a cardiac emergency which can present as inferior myocardial infarction. It has high morbidity and mortality requiring prompt diagnosis and treatment. Rapid advances in noninvasive imaging modalities have facilitated the early diagnosis of this condition and in ruling out this potentially catastrophic illness. We report an interesting case of a 57 year- old -man who presented with inferior myocardial infarction requiring thrombolysis and temporary pacing wire for complete heart block. An echocardiogram was highly suspicious of aortic dissection. CT scan confirmed that the malposition of the temporary pacing wire through the aorta mimicked aortic dissection.

  3. Residual periodontal defects distal to the mandibular second molar 6-36 months after impacted third molar extraction: A retrospective cross-sectional study of young adults

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    Lo, ECM; Corbet, EF; Leung, WK; Kwok, WK; Liu, JKS

    2002-01-01

    Aim: This retrospective study investigated the periodontal conditions distal to mandibular second molars 6-36 months after routine surgical extraction of adjacent impacted third molars. Method: Subjects were randomly selected by systematic sampling from computer records of 3211 surgical mandibular third molar extractions in the Hong Kong dental teaching hospital. Records and pre-extraction radiographs of the selected cases were retrieved. Selected subjects (n = 283) were invited for an interv...

  4. Relationship between mandibular condyle and angle fractures and the presence of mandibular third molars

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    Mah, Deuk-Hyun; Moon, Seong-Yong; Oh, Ji-Su; You, Jae-Seek

    2015-01-01

    Objectives We retrospectively evaluated the impact of mandibular third molars on the occurrence of angle and condyle fractures. Materials and Methods This was a retrospective investigation using patient records and radiographs. The sample set consisted of 440 patients with mandibular fractures. Eruption space, depth and angulation of the third molar were measured. Results Of the 144 angle fracture patients, 130 patients had third molars and 14 patients did not. The ratio of angle fractures when a third molar was present (1.26 : 1) was greater than when no third molar was present (0.19 : 1; odds ratio, 6.58; P<0.001). Of the 141 condyle fractures patients, the third molar was present in 84 patients and absent in 57 patients. The ratio of condyle fractures when a third molar was present (0.56 : 1) was lower than when no third molar was present (1.90 : 1; odds ratio, 0.30; P<0.001). Conclusion The increased ratio of angle fractures with third molars and the ratio of condyle fractures without a third molar were statistically significant. The occurrence of angle and condyle fractures was more affected by the continuity of the cortical bone at the angle than by the depth of a third molar. These results demonstrate that a third molar can be a determining factor in angle and condyle fractures. PMID:25741462

  5. Molar Mass and Second Virial Coefficient of Polyethylene Glycol by Vapor Pressure Osmometry

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    Schwinefus, Jeffrey J.; Checkal, Caleb; Saksa, Brian; Baka, Nadia; Modi, Kalpit; Rivera, Carlos

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    In this laboratory experiment, students determine the number-average molar masses and second virial coefficients of polyethylene glycol (PEG) polymers ranging in molar mass from 200 to 1500 g mol[superscript -1] using vapor pressure osmometry (VPO). Students assess VPO in relation to accurate molar mass calculations of PEG polymers. Additionally,…

  6. Síndrome de compresión de vena cava inferior secundario a fibrosis retroperitoneal Inferior vena cava compression syndrome secondary to retroperitoneal fibrosis

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    Alberto Miranda Bravo

    2010-09-01

    Full Text Available Se estudió un paciente de 57 años de edad, de tez negra, con edemas en miembros inferiores relevantes por su volumen y extensión. Se realizó la discusión clínica la cual orientó hacia la búsqueda de una lesión o tumor retroperitoneal asociado a un síndrome de compresión u obstrucción de vena cava inferior y se comprobó imagenológicamente. La confirmación histológica se obtuvo por vía quirúrgica.We studied a 57 year-old patient of black complexion, with swelling of the lower limbs which was relevant due to its mass and extension. The clinical discussion guided us to search for a lesion or retroperitoneal tumor associated with a compression syndrome or obstruction of the inferior vena cava, which was determined radiologically. Histological confirmation was obtained through surgery.

  7. Audit of a 5-year radiographic protocol for assessment of mandibular third molars before surgical intervention

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    Matzen, L H; Schou, SØren

    2014-01-01

    OBJECTIVES: To perform an audit of a three-step protocol for radiographic examination of mandibular third molars before surgery. METHODS: 1769 teeth underwent surgery. A standardized three-step radiographic protocol was followed: (1) panoramic imaging (PAN), (2) stereoscanography (SCAN) and (3) CBCT. If there was overprojection between the tooth and the canal in PAN, SCAN was performed. If the tooth was determined to be in close contact with the canal in SCAN, CBCT was performed. Close contact between the tooth and the canal was assessed in all images, and patient-reported sensory disturbances from the alveolar inferior nerve were recorded after surgery. The relation between the final radiographic examination and sensory disturbances was determined. Logistic regression analysis tested whether signs for a close contact in PAN/SCAN could predict no bony separation between the tooth and canal in CBCT. RESULTS: 46% of teeth underwent PAN, 31% underwent SCAN and 23% underwent CBCT as the final examination. 21% underwent all three radiographic examinations. 53/76% of teeth with close relation to the canal in PAN/SCAN showed no bony separation in CBCT; if there was close relation in PAN/SCAN, there was 1.6/4.3 times higher probability that no bony separation existed in CBCT. 16 cases of sensory disturbances were recorded: 4 operations were based on PAN, 8 on SCAN and 4 on CBCT. CONCLUSIONS: The radiographic protocol was in general followed. SCAN was superior to PAN in predicting no bony separation between the tooth and the canal in CBCT, and there was no relation between sensory disturbances and radiographic method.

  8. Transhepatic approach for extracardiac inferior cavopulmonary connection stent fenestration.

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    Kenny, Damien

    2012-02-01

    We report on a 3-year-old male who underwent transcatheter stent fenestration of the inferior portion of an extracardiac total cavopulmonary connection in the setting of hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Transhepatic approach, following an unsuccessful attempt from the femoral vein facilitated delivery of a diabolo-shaped stent.

  9. Pelvic Fascias and Inferior Hypogastric Plexus. Surgical and Anatomical Considerations.

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    Nahuel Paesano

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Iatrogenic lesions of the hypogastric Plexus are frequent, due to the fact that autonomic nerves are located on the lowest portion of the sacral vertebrae, and they are very difficult to locate and dissect during surgery. Three fresh cadavers were studied, 5 formolized. A fascia that is extended from one ureter to the other was found, which surrounds the genital vessels and the Superior Hypogastric Plexus. When it passes the sacral promontory it constitutes a frontal partition between the fascia recti and the sacrum, leaving the ureters laterally and the sympathetic plexus medially. It continues as to sagital partitions which leave outside the Inferior Hypogastric Plexus. The hypograstric plexus is conformed by the Hypogastric nerves, the Sacral Splanchnic nerves and the Pelvic Splanchnic nerves. It constitutes two parasagital partitions, which are divided into two groups of fibers: some posterior, which are distributed through the superior rectum, and some anterior, to the bladder, inferior rectum, prostate (or cervix, and erectile tissue. The previously mentioned approach the prostate from behind through its lateral inferior side, on 8:20 time, and enter the penis cell through the medium perineal aponeurosis, behind the membranous urethra. In spite of the difficulties of the identification of the Inferior Hypogastric Plexus during the surgical act, we believe that if dissection is made by maintaining integrity of these fascias, noble structures are respected even if they can’t be seen.

  10. [Accessory retrograde aneurysmal aortic lumen supplying the inferior mesenteric artery].

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    Champsaur, P; Juhan, V; Scheiner, C; Branchereau, A; Bartoli, J; Chagnaud, C

    2000-08-01

    We report the case of a patient with infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm with mural thrombus covering the ostium of a patent inferior mesenteric artery (IMA). The IMA was supplied via flow from an accessory aneurysmal lumen within the mural thrombus that filled retrogradely from the aorta. This unusual pattern, associated with calcifications within the thrombus, raised the possibility of chronic aortic dissection. PMID:10916008

  11. Cameriere's third molar maturity index in assessing age of majority.

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    Gali?, Ivan; Lauc, Tomislav; Brki?, Hrvoje; Vodanovi?, Marin; Gali?, Elizabeta; Biazevic, Maria Gabriela Haye; Brakus, Ivan; Badrov, Jozo; Cameriere, Roberto

    2015-07-01

    Estimation of chronological age of an individual is one of the main challenges in forensic science. Legally to be able to treat a person as a minor or an adult, it is necessary to determine whether their age of majority (if they are older or younger than 18, in most countries). Methods for estimating age are especially important when an individual in question lacks personal documents or other means of identification. As the dental age differs in various populations, the aim of this study was to evaluate applicability of third molar method for assessing age of majority in Croatia. Cameriere's third molar maturity index (I3M) value of 0.08, measured by the open apices of the teeth, was verified in sample of 1336 panoramic images aged between 14 and 23 years. Chronological age gradually decreased as I3M increased in both genders. Males showed statistically significant advanced maturation when I3M was between 0.0 and 0.3 value. The results indicate that the sensitivity of the test for 0.08 value was 84.3% (95%CI 80.6%, 87.5%) for females and 91.2% (95%CI 88.7%, 93.1) for males. Specificity was 95.4% (95%CI 92.5%, 97.5%) and 91.9% (95%CI 88.8%, 94.3%). The proportions of accurately classified males were 88.8% and that of females 91.5%. The estimated post-test probabilities, of individuals, in other word the probability that a Croatian individual with an I3M<0.08 is 18 years or older is 94.5% for females, and 96.5% for males. With high accuracy, the third molar maturity index should be used as a determinant of the age of majority in Croatia. PMID:26013667

  12. Determination of the molar concentration of messenger RNA

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    Purification of messenger RNA and mRNA precursors with columns of oligo (dT)-cellulose or poly(U)-Sepharose results in a highly enriched but nevertheless impure population of polyadenylated molecules. Since the contaminating molecules, principally rRNA, are present in variable but often significant amounts, methods for quantifying the polyadenylated component are required. This chapter presents a technique for determining the mole fraction poly(A)+ RNA and its molar concentration in the presence of roughly equivalent amounts of poly(A)- RNA. The method consumes about 75-100 ng of total RNA and takes about 45 min to perform

  13. Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor associated with unerupted first primary molar.

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    Lee, Jae-Seo; Yoon, Suk-Ja; Kang, Byung-Cheol; Kim, Ok-Jun; Kim, Young-Hee

    2012-01-01

    Adenomatoid odontogenic tumors (AOTs) are an uncommon benign odontogenic tumor. Both central and peripheral forms occur. Radiographically, the central variants are comprised of a follicular type (those associated with the crown of an embedded tooth) and an extrafollicular type (those with no embedded tooth). A review of the literature showed that only 3 cases of an association between AOT and unerupted primary teeth have been published. The purpose of this paper was to report a rare case of adenomatoid odontogenic tumor associated with an unerupted primary first molar in a 7-year-old boy. PMID:23265168

  14. A new method for the determination of the nitrogen content of nitrocellulose based on the molar ratio of nitrite-to-nitrate ions released after alkaline hydrolysis

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    Highlights: • New insights into the nitrocellulose alkaline denitration mechanism. • Linear correlation for molar ratio of nitrite-to-nitrate ions and nitrogen content. • Capillary electrophoresis monitoring of nitrite and nitrate ions. • Applications to explosive and non-explosive nitrocellulose-containing samples. • Improved performances (including safety) over classical methods. - Abstract: A new method was proposed to determine the nitrogen content of nitrocelluloses (NCs). It is based on the finding of a linear relationship between the nitrogen content and the molar ratio of nitrite-to-nitrate ions released after alkaline hydrolysis. Capillary electrophoresis was used to monitor the concentration of nitrite and nitrate ions. The influences of hydrolysis time and molar mass of NC on the molar ratio of nitrite-to-nitrate ions were investigated, and new insights into the understanding of the alkaline denitration mechanism of NCs, underlying this analytical strategy is provided. The method was then tested successfully with various explosive and non-explosive NC-containing samples such as various daily products and smokeless gunpowders. Inherently to its principle exploiting a concentration ratio, this method shows very good repeatability in the determination of nitrogen content in real samples with relative standard deviation (n = 3) inferior to 1.5%, and also provides very significant advantages with respect to sample extraction, analysis time (1 h for alkaline hydrolysis, 3 min for electrophoretic separation), which was about 5 times shorter than for the classical Devarda's method, currently used in industry, and safety conditions (no need for preliminary drying NC samples, mild hydrolysis conditions with 1 M sodium hydroxide for 1 h at 60 °C)

  15. Compensation trends of the angulation of first molars: retrospective study of 1403 malocclusion cases.

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    Su, Hong; Han, Bing; Li, Sa; Na, Bin; Ma, Wen; Xu, Tian-Min

    2014-09-01

    We investigated the compensatory trends of mesiodistal angulation of first molars in malocclusion cases. We compared differences in the angulation of first molars in different developmental stages, malocclusion classifications and skeletal patterns. The medical records and lateral cephalogrammes of 1403 malocclusion cases taken before treatment were measured to evaluate compensation of molar angulation in relation to the skeletal jaw. The cases were stratified by age, Angle classification and skeletal patterns. Differences in the mesiodistal angulation of the first molars were compared among the stratifications. We observed three main phenomena. First, angulation of the upper first molar varied significantly with age and tipped most distally in cases aged 16 years. The lower first molar did not show such differences. Second, in Angle Class II or skeletal Class II cases, the upper first molar was the most distally tipped, the lower first molar was the most mesially tipped, and opposite angulation compensation was observed in Class III cases. Third, in high-angle cases, the upper and lower first molars were the most distally tipped, and opposite angulation compensation was observed in low-angle cases. These data suggest that the angulation of the molars compensated for various growth patterns and malocclusion types. Hence, awareness of molar angulation compensation would help to adjust occlusal relationships, control anchorage and increase the chances of long-term stability. PMID:24699185

  16. Image analysis of the eruptive positions of third molars and adjacent second molars as indicators of age evaluation in Thai patients

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    Mahasantipiya, Phattaranant May; Pramojanee, Sakarat; Thaiupathump, Trasapong [Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai (Thailand)

    2013-12-15

    This study was performed to determine the relationship between the stage of tooth eruption (both vertical and mesio-angular) and chronological age. Indirect digital panoramic radiographs were used to measure the distances from the dentinoenamel junction (DEJ) of the second molars to the occlusal plane of the second molar teeth and of the adjacent third molars in 264 Thai males and 437 Thai females using ImageJ software. The ratio of those distances was calculated by patient age, and the correlation coefficient of the ratio of the third molar length to the second molar length was calculated. The correlation between the height of the vertically erupted upper third molar teeth and age was at the intermediate level. The age range of ?15 to <16 years was noted to be the range in which the correlation between the chronological age determined from the eruptional height and actual chronological age was statistically significant. The mean age of the female subjects, in which the position of the right upper third molar teeth was at or above the DEJ of the adjacent second molar but below one half of its coronal height was 19.9±2.6 years. That for the left side was 20.2±2.7 years. The mean ages of the male subjects were 20.1±3.3 years and 19.8±2.7 years for the right and left sides, respectively. It might be possible to predict chronological age from the eruption height of the wisdom teeth.

  17. A extração de segundos molares superiores para o tratamento da Classe II Extraction of upper second molars for treatment of Angle Class II malocclusion

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    Maurício Barbieri Mezomo

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho tem por objetivo apresentar uma abordagem alternativa para o tratamento ortodôntico das más oclusões de Classe II. Através de uma revisão da literatura, verificou-se que a extração de segundos molares superiores demonstrou ser uma alternativa viável para o tratamento desse tipo de má oclusão. Essa opção terapêutica possibilita maior rapidez na distalização dos primeiros molares com menor necessidade de cooperação por parte do paciente. Porém, a análise do grau de formação, posição intraóssea e morfologia do terceiro molar deve ser cuidadosamente realizada para proporcionar o correto posicionamento do mesmo no lugar do segundo molar extraído. Dois casos clínicos apresentarão a sequência do diagnóstico e tratamento com essa mecânica, exibindo resultados adequados dos pontos de vista funcional e estético.The purpose of this article is to present an alternative approach to the orthodontic treatment of Angle Class II malocclusion. According to a literature review it was observed that the extraction of upper second molars has proven to be a viable alternative for the treatment of this type of malocclusion. This therapeutic option enables faster first molar retraction and requires less patient compliance. However, the level of development, intraosseous position and morphology of the third molar should be carefully evaluated to ensure its correct positioning in place of the extracted second molar. Two clinical case reports will demonstrate that the sequence of diagnosis and treatment used with this mechanics yields satisfactory functional and aesthetic results.

  18. Estudio inmunocitoquímico y molecular de cultivo primario de tejido molar / Immunocytochemical and molecular studies with primary cultures of molar tissue

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    Yinth Andrea, Bernal; Luis Eduardo, Díaz; Jinneth, Acosta; Cecilia, Crane; Stella, Carrasco-Rodríguez; Antonio José, Bermúdez; Myriam, Sánchez-Gómez.

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available Introducción. La enfermedad trofoblástica gestacional comprende un conjunto de patologías caracterizadas por crecimiento e invasión anómalos del trofoblasto. Las bases moleculares de esta patología son desconocidas, en parte por la dificultad para disponer de modelos biológicos adecuados. Se plantea [...] que el sistema de factores de crecimiento similares a la insulina puede tener un papel fundamental en el desarrollo de la enfermedad. Objetivo. Caracterizar cultivos primarios de placentas de primer trimestre provenientes de pacientes con mola hidatidiforme completa y aborto espontáneo no molar mediante morfología, inmunocitoquímica y expresión diferencial de algunos genes del sistema de factores de crecimiento similares a la insulina. Materiales y métodos. Se empleó inmunocitoquímica para determinar células trofoblásticas y detección por transcripción reversa y reacción en cadena de la polimerasa de genes del sistema de factores de crecimiento similares a la insulina asociados al tipo celular. Resultados. La morfología evidenció heterogeneidad de los cultivos, incluidas células mesenquimales, trofoblásticas y de decidua. El contenido de células de trofoblasto con citoqueratina-7 (marcador específico) estuvo entre 16 y 37%. La expresión de genes corroboró la presencia de trofoblasto por medio del ARNm del factor II de crecimiento similar a la insulina, en tanto que los transcritos de la hormona de crecimiento variante evidenciaron la presencia de sincitiotrofoblasto. El factor I de crecimiento similar a la insulina y la proteína de unión tipo 1 se relacionaron con células mesenquimales y de decidua. Se observó una mayor expresión del factor II de crecimiento similar a la insulina en tejidos molares en comparación con aborto no molar. Conclusiones. Los resultados mostraron la utilidad de combinar tres metodologías, morfología, inmunocitoquímica y expresión de genes, como herramientas para la caracterización y seguimiento de cultivos placentarios a partir de muestras de tejidos anómalos complejos, facilitando así el diagnóstico. Abstract in english Introduction. Gestational trophoblastic disease includes a group of pathologies characterized by abnormal trophoblast growth and invasion. The molecular bases of the disease are largely unknown, due in part to the lack of appropriate biological models. The insulin-like growth factor (IGF) system pla [...] ys a fundamental role in the growth and development of many tissues and is involved in the progression of several diseases. Objectives. Primary cell cultures derived from first trimester placenta were characterized from patients with complete hydatidiform mole and spontaneous non molar abortion by immunocytochemical and molecular methods. Materials and Methods. The immunocytochemical method used specific markers for trophoblastic cells, whereas RT-PCR was used to identify insulin-like growth factor gene expression. Results. Histochemical staining with hematoxilin-eosin revealed that the cultures contained heterogeneous cell types, including trophoblast and endometrial decidual cells. The ratio of trophoblast cells in the cultures varied between 16% and 37%, as detected by cytokeratine-7 as the specific trophoblast marker. Gene expression analysis corroborated the presence of trophoblasts by detecting insulin-like growth factor II mRNA, whereas GH-V transcripts were correlated with the presence of syncitiotrophoblasts. Insulin-like growth factor I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 1 mRNAs were related to mesenchyimal and decidual cells, respectively. Higher insulin-like growth factor II expression levels were found in molar tissues in comparison with non-molar abortions. Conclusion. By combining three methodologies-morphology, immunocytochemistry and gene expression, characterization and follow-up of placenta cultures from abnormal tissues is found to facilitate diagnosis.

  19. Comparison of two needle models in terms of bevel deformation during truncal block of the inferior alveolar nerve

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    Nieves, Almendros Marqués; Esther, Delgado Molina; Meritxell, Tamarit Borrás; Leonardo, Berini Aytés; Cosme, Gay Escoda.

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    Full Text Available Objetivos: Evaluar las posibles diferencias existentes en cuanto a la deformación del bisel de dos tipos de aguja de igual longitud y calibre externo, pero de distinto diámetro interno, durante el bloqueo troncal del nervio dentario inferior. Diseño del estudio: Cuatro operadores de similar formació [...] n quirúrgica realizaron el bloqueo troncal del nervio dentario inferior y la anestesia infiltrativa del nervio bucal para proceder a la extracción quirúrgica o convencional del tercer molar inferior en 266 pacientes. Para efectuar el bloqueo troncal se utilizó en todos los casos un sistema de jeringa no auto-aspirante (Uniject K®; Hoechst AG, Frankfurt, Alemania) y dos tipos de aguja: una aguja Monoprotect® de 27G x 35 mm con un calibre interno de 0.215 mm (Sofic SA, Mazamet, Francia) o una aguja XL Monoprotect® de 27G x 35 mm con un calibre interno de 0.265 mm (Sofic SA, Mazamet, Francia). Para hacer la anestesia infiltrativa del nervio bucal se utilizó el mismo tipo de jeringa y otros dos tipos de aguja: la Monoprotect®o la XL Monoprotect®, ambas con un calibre de 30G y 25 mm de longitud, diferenciándose en su calibre interno (0.215 y 0.265 mm, respectivamente) (Sofic SA, Mazamet, Francia). En cada paciente fue recopilada de forma sistemática la siguiente información: el tipo de aguja, la técnica anestésica utilizada (troncular directa o indirecta) y el número de veces que se había contactado con el hueso durante ésta, el lado de trabajo del operador, el lado del diente a extraer, el operador que hizo la intervención quirúrgica, así como la presencia o ausencia de deformación del bisel tras la técnica anestésica. Resultados: Para la técnica troncular, sólo se observó una asociación estadísticamente significativa entre la deformación de los biseles de las agujas y el operador que efectuó la técnica anestésica, mientras que para la técnica infiltrativa, se encontró una asociación estadísticamente significativa (p Abstract in english Objectives: To evaluate the differences in terms of bevel deformation between two types of needle of the same length and external caliber, but with different internal diameters, during truncal block of the inferior alveolar nerve. Study design: Four operators performed truncal block of the inferior [...] alveolar nerve and infiltrating anesthesia of the buccal nerve for the extraction of a lower third molar in 266 patients. The truncal block was carried out using a standard 27G x 35 mm needle with an internal caliber of 0.215 mm, or a 27G x 35 mm XL Monoprotect® needle with an internal caliber of 0.265 mm. The infiltrating anesthesia was made with a Monoprotect® or XL Monoprotect® needle, both with a caliber of 30G and a length of 25 mm, but with different internal calibers (0.215 and 0.265 mm, respectively). The type of needle used, the anesthetic technique and the number of bone contacts was established during the procedure, the operator working side, the side of the tooth to be removed, the operator in charge of the intervention and the presence of bevel deformation after the anesthetic technique were collected for each patient. Results: A statistically significant association was observed between bevel deformation and the operator performing the truncal block, while a statistically significant association (p

  20. Supplemental root in a mandibular first molar: a rarity

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    Poonam Mahajan

    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available Anatomic variations are common in human dentition. A clear understanding of these variations is very important for success of endodontic treatment. A dentist should be aware of these anatomic variations as this can affect the treatment outcome. A case of endodontic therapy is presented in which inability to locate an anatomically rare supplemental canal of a three rooted mandibular first molar resulted in treatment failure. A 21-year-old female reported with pain and swelling in relation to lower right first molar. An intra oral periapical radiograph revealed 3 roots; the first canal of the mesial root and a canal of one of the distal roots were found to be treated endodontically, which were infraobturated but the canal of the 2nd distal root had not been treated. The radiograph revealed periapical radiolucency and widening of periodontal space. Prior to starting the endodontic treatment the clinician must be aware of the anatomic variations in tooth pulp morphology and also the importance of preoperative radiographs cannot be underscored.

  1. Differential Expression of p63 in Hydropic and Molar Gestations

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    Objective:To observe the differential expression of p63 in hydropic and molar gestation. Study Design: Cross-sectional analytical study. Place and Duration of Study: Department of Pathology, Basic Medical Sciences Institute, Jinnah Postgraduate and Medical Centre, Karachi, from January 2006 to June 2013. Methodology: Ninety placental biopsies including 30 cases each of hydropic abortions, partial hydatidiform mole and complete hydatidiform mole were analyzed for morphological features and results of immunohistochemical staining. Results were described as frequency. Significance was determined using test of proportions with significance at p < 0.05. Results: Out of 30 cases of hydropic abortion, 6 were negative, 15 were weak, 4 were moderate and 5 showed strong degree of intensity for p63. Out of 30 cases of partial hydatidiform mole, 3 were negative, 2 showed weak, 4 showed moderate and 21 cases showed strong degree of intensity for p63. All 30 cases of complete hydatidiform mole strongly stained for p63. Conclusion: The intensity of staining of p63 was stronger in cases of molar pregnancy as compared to hydropic abortion. There was loss of p63 expression in cytotrophoblastic cells in all abortions. In limited resources settings, where facilities for PCR/FISH and DNA ploidy analysis is not available, the authors advocate p63 in routine clinical practice to provide the most refined diagnosis of hydatidiform moles. (author)

  2. Solvent-mediated molar conductivity of protic ionic liquids.

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    Thawarkar, Sachin; Khupse, Nageshwar D; Kumar, Anil

    2015-01-01

    The molar conductivity, ?m, of protic ionic liquids (PILs) in molecular solvents is measured at 298.15 K. The decrease in the ?m values of PILs is observed with an increase in the concentration of PILs. The limiting molar conductivities, ?m(0), were obtained for each PIL in different molecular solvents using a least squares method. The ?m(0) data for PILs were correlated with the structural aspects of PILs and solvent properties. The polar protic solvents show poor ionic association as compared to the polar aprotic solvents, which is discussed on the basis of the hydrogen bond donating (HBD) ability of solvents and PILs. The alkyl chain substitution of anions plays a significant role in the ionic association of the PILs. The diffusion coefficient D(0) and the transport number t were determined, which were consistent with the ?m(0) values of PILs in water. The ?m(0) and D(0) values are dependent on the hydrodynamic radius of anions of these ionic liquids. The extent of ionic association for each PIL was discussed using temperature dependent ?m data for aqueous PIL systems in terms of the Walden plot. PMID:25406387

  3. Bacterial intensity and localization in primary molars with caries disease

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    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available Aim: The aim was to assess the characteristics and outcomes of infections affecting the structures of carious primary molars. Materials and Methods: Forty primary molars were used and classified according to the following clinical situation: With profound caries lesion, with bone loss at the furcation region, with perforation of the pulp chamber floor, and residual roots. The teeth were demineralized, cut, and stained with both haematoxylin-eosin and Brown and Brenn staining techniques. Assessment was performed using optical microscopy. Results: Statistical analysis of the data by means of the Chi-square test suggests that there was a significant relationship (P<0.001 between the intensity and localization of infection and the level of destruction of dental structures. A significant difference was also observed in the intensity and localization of infection between the groups regarding crown, furca, and root (P<0.001. Conclusion: More intense and profound the infection, more severe is the dental destruction. The groups of residual roots showed the most severe bacterial infection compared to other groups.

  4. Distribución y gravedad de las infraoclusiones de molares temporales / Distribution and gravity of infraocclusion in temporary molars

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    María del Pilar, Zúñiga-Tertre; Tania, Lucavechi-Alcayaga; Elena, Barbería Leache.

    2004-02-01

    Full Text Available Introducción. La infraoclusión es una manifestación cuyo origen es la anquilosis del diente o anquilosis alvéolo dentaria. El crecimiento vertical del diente afectado se encuentra inhibido, y se aprecia por debajo del nivel de oclusión con respecto a los dientes vecinos. El rango de prevalencia de l [...] as infraoclusiones es muy amplio. Debido a la importancia clínica que puede tener esta condición se considera conveniente ahondar en la investigación de la frecuencia con que se observa esta anomalía. Material y método. El estudio se realizó utilizando como referencia las radiografías de aleta de mordida de ambos lados y para estimar los milímetros de infraoclusión se tomo como referencia el primer molar permanente. Resultados. De los 849 expedientes revisados, el 10,48% presentaban infraoclusiones. No hubo diferencias significativas entre sexos. El rango en el cual se presentan mayor número de infraoclusiones es entre los 6 y 8 años. Los primeros molares temporales fueron los dientes más afectados, y las infraoclusiones se consideraron leves en el 69,7% de los casos. Conclusiones. Se puede destacar que las infraoclusiones son una patología común que no tiene predilección por un sexo concreto y se observa con mayor frecuencia en pacientes en dentición mixta, entre la población infantil estudiada. Abstract in english Introduction. Infraocclusion is a condition which has its origin in tooth ankylosis or dentoalveolar ankylosis. The vertical growth of the affected tooth is inhibited and it fails to reach the occlusal level of the surrounding teeth. The range of prevalence of infraocclusion is very wide. Given the [...] clinical importance of this condition it seems advisable to study the frequency with which this anomaly is observed. Materials and method. The study was carried out using bilateral bitewing x-rays as reference for measuring the infraocclusion in millimetres with regard to the first permanent molar. Results. Infraocclusion was present in 10.48% of the 849 cases studied. There were no significant differences between genders. The age period in which infraocclusion was most frequent ranged between 6 and 8 years. The first temporary molars are the most frequently affected teeth and slight infraocclusion was present in 69.7% of the cases. Conclusions. Infraocclusion is a common pathology, which is equally prevalent in both genders and is most frequently seen in patients with mixed dentition in the infant population studied.

  5. Effect of sodium hypochlorite and edta irrigation, individually and in alternation, on dentin microhardness at the furcation area of mandibular molars

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    Danilo, Zaparolli; Paulo César, Saquy; Antonio Miranda, Cruz-Filho.

    Full Text Available A proposta desse estudo foi avaliar o efeito do NaOCl 1% e do ácido etilenodiaminotetracético 17% (EDTA), de forma isolada e alternada, sobre a microdureza dentinária da região da furca de molares inferiores. A superfície oclusal e as raízes de vinte molares inferiores, recém extraídos, foram cortad [...] as transversalmente e descartadas. Os espécimes foram distribuídos em 4 grupos (n=5) de acordo com a solução irrigante utilizada. As soluções empregadas foram EDTA 17% (I), NaOCl 1% (II), NaOCl 1% e EDTA 17% (III), e água destilada (IV) (controle). Os dentes foram incluídos em blocos de resina acrílica e cortados transversalmente. A hemi-secção que melhor representou a furca dental foi lixada e polida para a avaliação da microdureza Knoop. As medidas obtidas foram analisadas utilizando-se teste ANOVA seguido do teste de comparação múltipla de Tukey (?=0,05). Os resultados desse estudo mostraram que todas as soluções, exceto o grupo controle, diminuíram a microdureza dentinária. O EDTA não apresentou diferença estatística significante em relação ao NaOCl/EDTA (p>0,05), mas foi diferente do NaOCl (p Abstract in english The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of irrigation regimens on dentin microhardness at the furcation area of mandibular molars, using sodium hypochlorite and ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA), individually and in alternation. The occlusal surface and the roots of 20 non-carious extr [...] acted human permanent mandibular molars were cut transversally and discarded. The tooth blocks were embedded in acrylic resin and randomly assigned to 4 groups (n=5) according to the irrigating regimens: 1% NaOCl solution, 17% EDTA solution, 1% NaOCl and 17% EDTA and distilled water (control). Knoop microhardness of dentin at the furcation area was evaluated. Data were analyzed using one-way ANOVA and Tukey's multiple comparison tests (?=0.05). The results of this study indicated that all irrigation solutions, except for distilled water (control), decreased dentin microhardness. EDTA did not show a significant difference with NaOCl/EDTA (p>0.05), but showed a significant difference with NaOCl (p

  6. Radiographic evaluation of third molar development in 6 to 24 year olds

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    Jung, Yun Hwa; Cho, Bong Hae [Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, School of Dentistry, Pusan National University, Yangsan (Korea, Republic of)

    2014-09-15

    This study investigated the developmental stages of third molars in relation to chronological age and compared third molar development according to location and gender. A retrospective analysis of panoramic radiographs of 2490 patients aged between 6 and 24 years was conducted, and the developmental stages of the third molars were evaluated using the modified Demirjian's classification. The mean age, standard deviation, minimal and maximal age, and percentile distributions were recorded for each stage of development. A Mann-Whitney U test was performed to test the developmental differences in the third molars between the maxillary and mandibular arches and between genders. A linear regression analysis was used for assessing the correlation between the third molar development and chronological age. The developmental stages of the third molars were more advanced in the maxillary arch than the mandibular arch. Males reached the developmental stages earlier than females. The average age of the initial mineralization of the third molars was 8.57 years, and the average age at apex closure was 21.96 years. The mean age of crown completion was 14.52 and 15.04 years for the maxillary and the mandibular third molars, respectively. The developmental stages of the third molars clearly showed a strong correlation with age. The third molars developed earlier in the upper arch than the lower arch; further, they developed earlier in males than in females.

  7. Patterns of bilateral agenesis of maxillary third molars and agenesis of other teeth.

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    Sanpei, Sugako; Ishida, Rieko; Sanpei, Shinya; Endo, Saori; Tanaka, Satoshi; Endo, Toshiya; Sekimoto, Tsuneo

    2016-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the patterns of bilateral agenesis of maxillary third molars and other tooth agenesis in Japanese orthodontic patients. A group of 262 subjects with bilateral agenesis of maxillary third molars (group A) was divided into three subgroups: group 1A consisting of 114 subjects without agenesis of mandibular third molars; group 2A, 31 subjects with unilateral agenesis of mandibular third molars; and group 3A, 117 subjects with agenesis of all third molars. As controls, 926 other subjects without third molar agenesis were selected (group C). Panoramic radiographs were mainly used to examine for tooth agenesis. The Chi square test and odds ratio were used to make statistical comparisons. The prevalence rates of agenesis of maxillary lateral incisors, mandibular incisors and maxillary and mandibular second premolars, and bilateral agenesis of maxillary lateral incisors and second premolars were significantly higher in any one of the third molar agenesis groups than in the control group. Characteristically, no significant increase in occurrence of bilateral agenesis of mandibular second premolars was demonstrated by the subjects with bilateral agenesis of maxillary third molars. Irrespective of whether unilateral or bilateral agenesis of mandibular third molars is present or not, the Japanese orthodontic patients with bilateral agenesis of maxillary third molars exhibited a significantly increased occurrence of unilateral or bilateral agenesis of maxillary lateral incisors, mandibular incisors and maxillary and mandibular second premolars, except for bilateral agenesis of mandibular incisors and second premolars. PMID:25636272

  8. Pendulum: distalização do molar com simplicidade na confecção e utilização Pendulum: molar distalization with simplicity on its making and utilization

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    Mêrian Lucena M. Leiros

    2004-08-01

    Full Text Available Durante muito tempo, a correção da Classe II baseava-se no uso de ancoragem extrabucal. Atualmente, inúmeros dispositivos trazem a possibilidade de distalização dos molares permanentes superiores, dentre estes o aparelho pêndulo preconizado por Hilgers o qual requer um mínimo de cooperação do paciente, considerando-se que a falta de colaboração poderá levar ao fracasso o mais bem elaborado plano de tratamento. O objetivo deste trabalho é descrever as características, confecção e indicações do Pêndulo, contando com a ilustração de casos clínicos.Over the time, the correction of Class II has been based on the use of anchorage extraoral traction with the headgear. Nowadays, many devices have been used to give the possibility of distalization of the maxillary permanents molars. One of these devices is the , appliance Pendulum suggested by Hilgers. This device also requires a minimum of the patient's cooperation; considering that the lack of the patient's cooperation can compromise the careful elaborated treatment plan. The aim of work is to describe the characteristic, the way of making and the indication of the Pendulum, based on case illustrations practices medicine.

  9. Consideraciones restauradoras y periodontales de molares tratados con resección radicular Restoration and periodontal considerations of resectioned molar teeth

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    J.C. Cuartas Ramírez

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available La restauración de molares sometidos a resección radicular debe realizarse cuidadosa y apropiadamente. Los problemas que pueden aparecer cuando la terapia restauradora no es llevada a cabo adecuadamente incluyen problemas de retención, excesiva debilidad de la estructura radicular e incompleto sellado marginal. La cirugía preprotésica es una fase importante de este proceso y aun cuando la reparación tisular ocurre 6 u 8 semanas después del corte, se pueden evaluar diferentes tipos de restauraciones de acuerdo al entorno periodontal, sin embargo, su pronóstico a largo plazo es incierto. Los estudios clínicos indican que los principales fracasos son de origen periodontal, endodóntico y biomecánico.Great care should be taken in properly restoring molars that have undergone root resection surgery. Problems that can arise when reconstructive treatment is not correctly carried out comprise faulty retention, excessive weakening of root structure, incomplete marginal seal. Preprothesic surgery is a particularly important step of the process and although tissue repair occurs 6 to 8 weeks after coronoradicular resection, different types of prostheses can be evaluated according to the periodontal environment. The long-term prognosis for this type of restoration is uncertain. Clinical studies indicate that the main sources of failure are periodontal, endodontic, and biomechanical.

  10. Inferior Pedicle Autoaugmentation Mastopexy After Breast Implant Removal

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    Hönig, Johannes; Frey, Hans; Hasse, Frank; Hasselberg, Jens

    2010-01-01

    A new method of autoaugmentation mammaplasty is presented to correct ptosis and to increase the projection and volume of the breast in patients who would like a reposition augmentation mammaplasty after breast implant removal but do not want a new implant.Between 1999 and 2007, a total of 27 patients (age = 54 ± 7.3 years) underwent mammaplasty using an inferior-based flap of deepithelialized subcutaneous and breast tissue modularized to its pedicle which was inserted beneath a superior pedic...

  11. Recurrent Ascending Colon Cancer Manifesting as Inferior Vena cava Thrombus

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    Tori, Masayuki; Akamatsu, Hiroki; Ueshima, Shigeyuki; Tsujimoto, Masahiko; Nakahara, Masaaki

    2008-01-01

    We report an extremely rare case of recurrent ascending colon cancer manifesting as inferior vena cava (IVC) thrombus. A 77-year-old woman previously diagnosed with ascending colon cancer underwent right hemicolectomy with lymph node dissection. Though the tumor invaded the retroperitoneum and involved the right ovarian artery and vein, curative operation was performed. The patient took 5-FU p.o. Two and a half years later, tumor thrombus in the IVC extending into the right atrium was inciden...

  12. Leiomiossarcoma da veia cava inferior: relato de caso

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    Full Text Available Relatamos um caso de paciente do sexo feminino, 48 anos, com quadro clínico de dor abdominal de moderada intensidade e abaulamento do abdome. Ao exame físico constatou-se massa abdominal palpável. A tomografia computadorizada mostrou volumosa massa retroperitoneal, com realce heterogêneo e íntima relação com a veia cava inferior. Realizou-se ressecção em bloco da massa e do segmento invadido da veia cava. A histologia revelou leiomiossarcoma.

  13. The history of an inferior good: Beer consumption in Germany

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    Volland, Benjamin

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    The question whether alcohol in general, and different types of alcoholic beverages in particular (e.g., beer) are normal or inferior goods is a heavily disputed issue within economics and health research. Based on recently developed theories of preference adjustment this paper argues that the answer to this question may not be independent of the level of income itself. It therefore applies a gradual switching regression approach to aggregate beer consumption data in Germany from 1957 to 2007...

  14. Inferior Mesenteric Artery Aneurysm: Case Report and Literature Review

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    Edogawa, Seiji; Shibuya, Takashi; Kurose, Kimihiro; Sasaki, Kazuki; Tomita, Hirohiko

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    An inferior mesenteric artery (IMA) aneurysm is the rarest among visceral artery aneurysms. A 69-year-old man was referred to our hospital with an asymptomatic IMA aneurysm associated with occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) and celiac artery (CA). After revascularization of the SMA with an 8-mm expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) graft, the aneurysm was resected, and the IMA was reconstructed. The “jet disorder” phenomenon has been thought to cause an IMA aneurysm in the c...

  15. Aneurisma da artéria cerebelar ântero-inferior: relato de caso

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    Os aneurismas intracranianos do sistema vértebro-basilar representam cerca de 5 a 10% de todos os aneurismas cerebrais. Os aneurismas da artéria cerebelar ântero-inferior (AICA) são considerados raros, podendo causar síndrome do ângulo ponto cerebelar, com ou sem hemorragia subaracnóidea. Desde 1948, foram descritos poucos casos na literatura. Apresentamos o caso de uma paciente, de 33 anos, na qual, após investigação de quadro de hemorragia subaracnóidea, diagnosticou-se aneurisma sacular da...

  16. Somatomotor and oculomotor inferior olivary neurons have distinct electrophysiological phenotypes

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    Urbano, Francisco J.; Simpson, John I.; Llinás, Rodolfo R.

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    The electrophysiological properties of rat inferior olive (IO) neurons in the dorsal cap of Kooy (DCK) and the adjacent ventrolateral outgrowth (VLO) were compared with those of IO neurons in the principal olive (PO). Whereas DCK/VLO neurons are involved in eye movement control via their climbing fiber projection to the cerebellar flocculus, PO neurons control limb and digit movements via their climbing fiber projection to the lateral cerebellar hemisphere. In vitro patch recordings from DCK/...

  17. Sensibilidade do WRF à fronteira inferior e parametrizações urbanas

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    Ao longo dos anos avanços, na tecnologia de satélite viabilizaram a aquisição de informações sobre a superfície da Terra, tais como elevação e uso do solo, com grande detalhe e resolução. Esta informação pode ser incluída em modelos numérico da atmosfera, atualizando e dando-lhes mais detalhes sobre as condições de fronteira inferior. Assim sendo, este trabalho visa estudar a sensibilidade do Weather Research and Forecasting model a três conjuntos de dados de topografia, e dois de uso do solo...

  18. Optional inferior vena caval filters: where are we now?

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    Keeling, A N

    2008-08-01

    With the advent of newer optional\\/retrievable inferior vena caval filters, there has been a rise in the number of filters inserted globally. This review article examines the currently available approved optional filter models, outlines the clinical indications for filter insertion and examines the expanding indications. Additionally, the available evidence behind the use of optional filters is reviewed, the issue of anticoagulation is discussed and possible future filter developments are considered.

  19. Visual Modulation of Auditory Responses in the Owl Inferior Colliculus

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    Bergan, Joseph F; Knudsen, Eric I.

    2009-01-01

    The barn owl's central auditory system creates a map of auditory space in the external nucleus of the inferior colliculus (ICX). Although the crucial role visual experience plays in the formation and maintenance of this auditory space map is well established, the mechanism by which vision influences ICX responses remains unclear. Surprisingly, previous experiments have found that in the absence of extensive pharmacological manipulation, visual stimuli do not drive neural responses in the ICX....

  20. Evidence of Mirror Neurons in Human Inferior Frontal Gyrus

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    Kilner, J.M.; Neal, A.; Weiskopf, N; Friston, K.J; Frith, C. D.

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    There is much current debate about the existence of mirror neurons in humans. To identify mirror neurons in the inferior frontal gyrus (IFG) of humans we employed a repetition suppression paradigm while measuring neural activity with functional magnetic resonance imaging. Subjects either executed or observed a series of actions. Here we show that in the IFG, responses were suppressed both when an executed action was followed by the same rather than a different observed action and when an obse...

  1. Qualidade de vida de pacientes submetidos à exodontia de terceiros molares / Quality of life in patients undergoing third molar extraction

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    Talita Lopes dos, Santos; Elis Janaina Lira dos, Santos; Rodrigo Barros Esteves, Lins; Lucas Formiga, Araújo; Bruno da Silva, Mesquita; Talvane, Sobreira.

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    Full Text Available INTRODUÇÃO: A remoção dos terceiros molares pode causar transtornos e prejuízos à qualidade de vida. OBJETIVO: Avaliar a qualidade de vida de pacientes submetidos à exodontia de terceiros molares, discutindo os eventos mais comumente observados. MATERIAL E MÉTODO: Sessenta pacientes de uma Clínica [...] Privada de Cirurgia, da cidade de João Pessoa-PB, foram submetidos à exodontia de terceiros molares, pelo mesmo operador e em condições semelhantes. Os dados foram coletados em duas etapas: a primeira foi realizada no dia do procedimento, quando foram anotados os dados do paciente, assim como as informações relacionadas à cirurgia. A segunda etapa foi realizada sete dias após o procedimento, quando os pacientes responderam o formulário acerca da qualidade de vida durante o pós-operatório. RESULTADO: 71,4% dos pacientes submetidos a Osteotomia e Odontossecção mantiveram suas atividades normais, e 28,6% não mantiveram. No entanto, quanto aos pacientes não submetidos às técnicas, 40,9% mantiveram suas atividades normais e 59,1% não mantiveram. De acordo com a classificação de Pell & Gregory, percebeu-se que 71,4% dos pacientes Classe 3 mantiveram suas atividades sociais normalmente, enquanto 60% dos pacientes Posição C não as mantiveram. Dos pacientes que se isolaram socialmente e foram submetidos às técnicas, 71,4% relataram a dor como o principal motivo, e 100% dos pacientes Classe 3 e 80% dos pacientes Posição C optaram pela mesma resposta. CONCLUSÃO: Os resultados indicam que as técnicas empregadas no transoperatório não interferem na qualidade de vida do paciente durante o pós-operatório e a posição tem maior influência do que a classe, no que se refere ao desenvolvimento normal das atividades sociais. Abstract in english INTRODUCTION: The removal of third molars can cause disorders and damage in quality of life. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to evaluate the quality of life in patients underwent surgery, discussing the most commonly events observed. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Sixty patients of a private surgery clinic from [...] João Pessoa/PB were underwent extraction of third molars by the same surgeon and and under the same conditions. Data were collected in two steps: the first one was accomplished at the day of the procedure, which were noted down both patient and surgery informations. The second step were realized seven days after the procedure, the patients answered a form about life quality at the postoperative period. RESULT: 71,4% patients underwent to osteotomy and odontosection maintained their normal activities and 28,6% did not. While in patients not submitted to the techniques, 40,9% maintained their normal activities and 59,1% did not. According to Pell & Gregory classification, 71,4% of patients Class 3 maintained normally their social activities, while 60% of patients Position C didn´t. Patients who remained socially isolated and were underwent to techniques, 71,4% reported as the main reason the pain, and 100% of patients Class 3 and 80% of patients Position C have chosen the same answer. CONCLUSION: The results suggest that the techniques used in the transoperative does not influence the quality of life during the postoperative and the position has more influence than the class, in respect to the development of normal social activities.

  2. Cauterização química das conchas nasais inferiores com ácido tricloroacético / Chemical cautery of the inferior turbinates with trichloroacetic acid

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    Alexandre Fernandes de, Azevedo; Dário Antunes, Martins; Caroline Guimarães, Cardoso; Itamar Fernando Cândido de, Moraes; Luciane Maria Pereira, Michel; Laura Hora Rios, Leite.

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available INTRODUÇÃO: Obstrução nasal crônica secundária a hipertrofia das conchas nasais inferiores é um sintoma comum, de importante morbidade em nosso meio. Várias técnicas cirúrgicas são descritas para os casos refratários aos tratamentos clínicos, porém, há controversas sobre qual delas é a mais efetiva [...] e sujeita a menos complicações. OBJETIVO: Avaliar a eficácia, a segurança e exequibilidade do uso do ácido tricloroacético ambulatorial para o tratamento da hipertrofia dos cornetos inferiores. MÉTODO: Trabalho prospectivo com 29 pacientes que foram submetidos à técnica ambulatorial de infiltração de ácido tricloroacético a 30% submucosa dos cornetos inferiores, sob anestesia tópica. Foram avaliados os sintomas de rinorreia e obstrução nasal utilizando escala visual e analógica (EVA 010) pré cauterização e um ano pós procedimento. RESULTADOS: Diminuição significativa da obstrução nasal e da rinorreia um ano pós procedimento. As complicações foram sinéquias leves em dois pacientes e sangramentos, de pequena monta, em quatro casos com resolução espontânea. CONCLUSÃO: O método proposto apresentou ótimos resultados quanto à obstrução nasal e rinorreia, pode ser realizado em ambiente ambulatorial, e vem nos mostrando ser de baixa complicação Abstract in english INTRODUCTION: Chronic secondary nasal obstruction, the hypertrophy of the inferior turbinates is a common symptom of great morbidity in our society. Several surgical techniques are described to cases refractory to medical treatments, however, there are controversy about which one of them is more eff [...] ective and less subject to complications. OBJECTIVE: Evaluate the efficacy, security and practicability of using ambulatory trichloroacetic acid to treat the hypertrophy of the inferior turbinates. METHOD: Prospective study with 29 patients submitted to the ambulatory technique of 30% trichloroacetic acid infiltration in the inferior turbinate's submucosa, under topic anesthesia. The symptoms of rhinorrhea and nasal obstruction were evaluated using the analogical and visual scale (AVS 010) pre-cautery and one year post-procedure. RESULTS: Significant nasal obstruction and rhinorrhea reduction one year post-procedure. The complications were light synechia in two patients and small bleedings in four spontaneous resolution cases. CONCLUSION: The proposed method showed excellent results concerning nasal obstruction and rhinorrhea, can be conducted in ambulatory environment, and has proved to be a low-complication method.

  3. Stability of molar relationship after non-extraction Class II malocclusion treatment

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    Darwin Vaz de, Lima; Karina Maria Salvatore de, Freitas; Marcos Roberto de, Freitas; Guilherme, Janson; José Fernando Castanha, Henriques; Arnaldo, Pinzan.

    2013-04-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: esse estudo objetivou avaliar a estabilidade da relação molar na má oclusão de Classe II tratada ortodonticamente sem extrações, visando quantificar a recidiva e correlacioná-la a alguns fatores. MÉTODOS: a amostra constituiu-se de 39 indivíduos (16 mulheres e 23 homens) com má oclusão de [...] Classe II tratada sem extrações, com aparelhos fixos. A idade inicial média foi de 12,94 anos; na fase final, foi de 15,14 anos; na pós-contenção, 21,18 anos. A média do tempo de tratamento foi de 2,19 anos e do tempo de avaliação pós-tratamento, de 6,12 anos. Para verificar a influência da severidade da relação molar de Classe II inicial na estabilidade da relação molar, a amostra foi dividida em dois grupos, um apresentando relação molar de ½ Classe II ou ¾ de Classe II, e outro apresentando relação molar de Classe II completa. Nos modelos de estudo das três fases estudadas, foram medidas a relação molar, as relações de primeiros e segundos pré-molares e de caninos. Os dados foram analisados pelos testes ANOVA dependente, de Tukey, correlação de Pearson e teste t independente entre dois grupos, divididos pela severidade da relação molar inicial. RESULTADOS: houve recidiva não significativa de 0,12mm na relação molar. A severidade inicial da relação molar de Classe II não se correlacionou com a recidiva no período pós-contenção. Quando a amostra dividiu-se em dois grupos, nenhuma diferença foi encontrada na recidiva da relação molar. CONCLUSÃO: a correção da relação molar de Classe II é estável e a severidade inicial não exerce influência sobre a recidiva da relação molar. Abstract in english OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to evaluate the stability of molar relationship after non-extraction treatment of Class II malocclusion. METHODS: The sample comprised 39 subjects (16 females, 23 males) with initial Class II malocclusion treated with no extractions, using fixed appliances. Mean age at th [...] e beginning of treatment was 12.94 years, at the end of treatment was 15.14 years and at post-retention stage was 21.18 years. Mean treatment time was 2.19 years and mean time of post-treatment evaluation was 6.12 years. To verify the influence of the severity of initial Class II molar relationship in stability of molar relationship, the sample was divided into two groups, one presenting a ½-cusp or ¾-cusp Class II molar relationship, and the other with full-cusp Class II molar relationship. In dental casts from initial, final and postretention stages, molar, first and second premolars and canine relationships were measured. Data obtained were analyzed by dependent ANOVA, Tukey and Pearson's correlation tests, as well as independent t test between the two groups divided by severity of initial molar relationship. RESULTS: There was a non-statistically significant 0.12 mm relapse of molar relationship. The initial severity of Class II molar relationship was not correlated to relapse in the post-retention period. When compared, the two groups showed no difference in relapse of molar relationship. CONCLUSION: It was concluded that correction of Class II molar relationship is stable and initial severity does not influence relapse of molar relationship.

  4. Gaze holding after anterior-inferior temporal lobectomy.

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    Shaikh, Aasef G; Ghasia, Fatema F

    2014-11-01

    Eye position-sensitive neurons are found in parietooccipital and anterior-inferior temporal cortex. Putative role of these neurons is to facilitate transformation of reference frame from the retina-fixed to world-fixed coordinates and assure precise action. We assessed the nature of ocular motor disorder in a subject who had selective resection of the right anterior-inferior temporal cortex for the treatment of intractable epilepsy from cortical dysplasia. The gaze was stable when the subject was viewing straight-ahead, but centrally directed drifts in the eye position were seen during eccentric horizontal gaze holding. Eye-in-orbit position determined drift velocity and its direction. Conjugate and sinusoidal vertical oscillations were also present. Horizontal drifts and vertical oscillations became prominent and disconjugate in the absence of visual cue. The gaze-holding deficit was consistent with impairment in neural integration, but in the absence of cerebellar and visual deficits. We speculate that brainstem neural integrator might receive cortical feedback regarding world-fixed coordinates. Visual system might calibrate this process. Hence the lesion of the anterior-inferior temporal lobe leads to impairment in the function of neural integrator. Vision might be used to calibrate such feedback, hence the lack of visual cue further impairs the function of the neural integrator leading to worsening of gaze-holding deficits. PMID:24847963

  5. Resultados clínicos e satisfação dos pacientes após blefaroplastia inferior

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    Giovanni André Pires Viana

    2011-10-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Avaliar os resultados de cinquenta pacientes submetidos à blefaroplastia inferior transcutânea. MÉTODOS: Estudo prospectivo, randomizado e controlado realizado entre abril de 2005 e maio de 2007. Os pacientes foram alocados aleatoriamente em dois grupos: Grupo Cirúrgico 1 composto por 25 pacientes submetidos à blefaroplastia inferior tradicional e cantopexia lateral de rotina e Grupo Cirúrgico 2 composto por 25 pacientes submetidos à blefaroplastia inferior com transposição das bolsas adiposas e cantopexia lateral de rotina. Para avaliar os resultados obtidos foi utilizada a avaliação da autoestima dos pacientes, através da Escala de Autoestima de Rosenberg UNIFESP/ EPM. O outro método utilizado foi solicitar a participação de três cirurgiões independentes que avaliaram as fotografias de pré e pós-operatórios e com o auxílio de uma escala topográfica, quantificaram os resultados. RESULTADOS: A média de idade foi de 48,8 anos, com predomínio do sexo feminino (96%. A análise das fotografias mostrou que 96% dos pacientes apresentaram melhora significativa. A autoestima melhorou de um escore médio no pré-operatório de 5,1 (desvio padrão = 4,1 para um valor médio de 3,6 (desvio padrão = 3,5 seis meses após a operação (p = 0,001. CONCLUSÃO: Os autores concluíram que ambos os procedimentos seriam seguros e eficazes, com baixo indíce de complicação, apresentando melhora da autoestima, avaliada seis meses após a operação.

  6. Cauterização química das conchas nasais inferiores com ácido tricloroacético

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    Azevedo, Alexandre Fernandes de

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Introdução: Obstrução nasal crônica secundária a hipertrofia das conchas nasais inferiores é um sintoma comum, de importante morbidade em nosso meio. Várias técnicas cirúrgicas são descritas para os casos refratários aos tratamentos clínicos, porém, há controversas sobre qual delas é a mais efetiva e sujeita a menos complicações. Objetivo: Avaliar a eficácia, a segurança e exequibilidade do uso do ácido tricloroacético ambulatorial para o tratamento da hipertrofia dos cornetos inferiores. Método: Trabalho prospectivo com 29 pacientes que foram submetidos à técnica ambulatorial de infiltração de ácido tricloroacético a 30% submucosa dos cornetos inferiores, sob anestesia tópica. Foram avaliados os sintomas de rinorreia e obstrução nasal utilizando escala visual e analógica (EVA 010 pré cauterização e um ano pós procedimento. Resultados: Diminuição significativa da obstrução nasal e da rinorreia um ano pós procedimento. As complicações foram sinéquias leves em dois pacientes e sangramentos, de pequena monta, em quatro casos com resolução espontânea. Conclusão: O método proposto apresentou ótimos resultados quanto à obstrução nasal e rinorreia, pode ser realizado em ambiente ambulatorial, e vem nos mostrando ser de baixa complicação.

  7. Bilateral catheterization of inferior petrosal sinous: Utility in Cushing syndrome

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    The aim of this study is to present our experience on bilateral and simultaneous inferior petrous sinus catheterization, on those patients with ACTH -dependent Cushing's syndrome. We describe the procedure and our results. Material and Method: A retrospective study was held between January 2003 and September 2009, including nine patients (2 men, 7 women) presenting ACTH - dependent Cushing's syndrome. Simultaneous inferior petrosal sinus catheterization was performed in all of them, sampling basal ACTH and after CRH stimulation. ACTH levels gradient in different pituitary locations and peripheral blood levels was recorded. Diagnosis was suggested when inappropriate and maintained hypercortisolemia. High urinary free cortisol levels and no response to dexamethasone suppression were detected. Eight out of nine patients had a prior negative imaging test result. Results: Inferior petrosal sinus bilateral catheterization was successfully performed in all cases, with no evidence of further complications. The results showed definitive diagnosis in all cases. In four patients ACTH levels gradient was lateralized to the left, leading to a specific surgical approach. One patient presented pituitary ACTH - secreting adenoma. Two other patients showed ectopic ACTH production, one showed suprarenal adenoma secreting ACTH and other one showed response to pituitary stimulation without side lateralisation, presenting a histological diagnosis of pituitary hyperplasia. Conclusion: Petrosal sinus catheterization is shown to be an efficient procedure to manage Cushing's syndrome differential diagnosis and to obtain specific anatomical information.

  8. Management of a hopeless mandibular molar: a case report.

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    Asgary, Saeed

    2011-01-01

    Intentional tooth reimplantation can be an alternative treatment option for teeth with poor or hopeless prognosis where coronal and surgical endodontic treatment(s) are not possible. This technique may help to restore a natural tooth to function in preference to prosthesis/implant replacements. A 38-years old male was referred to private practice with persistent chronic apical periodontitis of a previously root canal treated mandibular left first molar. A furcal perforation and distolingual cusp fracture was previously repaired and treated with amalgam (~5 years ago). In view of the patient/tooth's limitations, intentional reimplantation was planned using CEM cement retrograde filling. Clinical and radiographic follow-up during 2 years postoperatively revealed no sign/symptoms of infection or inflammation. Moreover, periradicular healing was evident on radiographs. PMID:23130053

  9. Prediction of postoperative pain after mandibular third molar surgery

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    Rudin, Asa; Eriksson, Lars

    2010-01-01

    To evaluate the predictive potential of preoperative psychological and psychophysiological variables in estimating severity of postoperative pain following mandibular third molar surgery (MTMS). Methods: Following ethical committee approval and informed consent, 40 consecutive patients scheduled for MTMS were included. Preoperative psychometric indicators of anxiety, depression, and vulnerability were evaluated by patient questionnaires. Thermal thresholds and heat pain perception (1 second phasic stimuli: 44 degrees C to 48 degrees C) were evaluated with quantitative sensory testing techniques. Standardized surgery was performed during local anesthesia. Postoperative pain management was with rescue paracetamol and ibuprofen. The patients were instructed to record each day their pain at rest and during dynamic conditions, and their requirement of analgesics for 14 days following surgery.

  10. Management of a hopeless mandibular molar: A case report

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    saeed asgary

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Intentional tooth reimplantation can be an alternative treatment option for teeth with poor or hopeless prognosis where coronal and surgical endodontic treatment(s are not possible. This technique may help to restore a natural tooth to function in preference to prosthesis/implant replacements. A 38-years old male was referred to private practice with persistent chronic apical periodontitis of a previously root canal treated mandibular left first molar. A furcal perforation and distolingual cusp fracture was previously repaired and treated with amalgam (~5 years ago. In view of the patient/tooth’s limitations, intentional reimplantation was planned using CEM cement retrograde filling. Clinical and radiographic follow-up during 2 years postoperatively revealed no sign/symptoms of infection or inflammation. Moreover, periradicular healing was evident on radiographs.

  11. Physicochemical characterization of irradiated high molar mass chitosan

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    The present study is aimed to determination of the bio burden for assessing the sterilization dose and to identify the influence of the absorbed dose of gamma radiation on the molar mass and chemical structure of chitosan. The characterization includes the determination of the intrinsic viscosity, deacetylation degree as well as infrared spectrometry. The obtained results have been shown chain cleavage caused by irradiation. It was revealed by a decrease in the intrinsic viscosities of the polymers. The invariance of the infrared spectra of polymers indicated that chain degradation occurs without significant change of the chemical structure. The results obtained have practical implication in the field of radiation sterilization of chitosan used for microencapsulation of mammalian cells

  12. Síndrome de compresión de vena cava inferior secundario a fibrosis retroperitoneal / Inferior vena cava compression syndrome secondary to retroperitoneal fibrosis

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    Alberto, Miranda Bravo; Milagros I, Collazo-Ramos; Asbel Vicente, de la Cruz; Digna, Chávez Jiménez.

    2010-09-01

    Full Text Available Se estudió un paciente de 57 años de edad, de tez negra, con edemas en miembros inferiores relevantes por su volumen y extensión. Se realizó la discusión clínica la cual orientó hacia la búsqueda de una lesión o tumor retroperitoneal asociado a un síndrome de compresión u obstrucción de vena cava in [...] ferior y se comprobó imagenológicamente. La confirmación histológica se obtuvo por vía quirúrgica. Abstract in english We studied a 57 year-old patient of black complexion, with swelling of the lower limbs which was relevant due to its mass and extension. The clinical discussion guided us to search for a lesion or retroperitoneal tumor associated with a compression syndrome or obstruction of the inferior vena cava, [...] which was determined radiologically. Histological confirmation was obtained through surgery.

  13. Incidencia de comunicación bucosinusal tras la extracción de 389 terceros molares superiores / Incidence of oral sinus communications in 389 upper third molar extraction

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    Marta del, Rey Santamaría; Eduard, Valmaseda Castellón; Leonardo, Berini Aytés; Cosme, Gay Escoda.

    2006-07-01

    Full Text Available Introducción. La incidencia de las comunicaciones bucosinusales (CBS) tras la extracción del tercer molar superior no se conoce con exactitud. Objetivos. El objetivo de este estudio fue identificar la incidencia de las CBS tras la extracción de 389 cordales superiores realizadas durante el año 2003 [...] en el Máster de Cirugía Bucal e Implantología Bucofacial de la Universidad de Barcelona. Material y método. Se registraron diversas variables con el fin de determinar la relación de la extracción del tercer molar con la incidencia de las CBS: la edad y el sexo del paciente, la angulación del cordal, la técnica quirúrgica y la sospecha radiológica de proximidad con el seno maxilar. Resultados. Únicamente el 5.1% (IC 95%: 2.2-7.3%) de las extracciones quirúrgicas de los cordales superiores provocaron una CBS. El riesgo de producir una CBS fue similar en todos los grupos de edad, y aumentó con la profundidad de inclusión del tercer molar, la complejidad de la técnica quirúrgica y al efectuar ostectomía. Abstract in english Introduction. The incidence of oral sinus communications (OSC) following the extraction of an upper third molar remains uncertain. Objectives. The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of OSC following the extraction of 389 consecutive upper third molars during 2003 in the Master of O [...] ral Surgery and Orofacial Implantology (Barcelona University, Spain). Patients and method. Different variables were recorded, including patient age, sex, molar angulation, surgical technique and radiological sinus proximity, to determine the relation between third molar extraction and the incidence of OSC. Results. Only 5.1% (95% CI: 2.2-7.3%) of the upper molar surgical extractions produced OSC, the risk of which was found to be similar in all age groups and increased with the depth of third molar inclusion, the complexity of the surgical technique and the performance of an ostectomy.

  14. Ruptura del ligamento tibioperoneo inferior posterior en un niño / Tear of the posterior-inferior tibiofibular ligament in a child

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    M, Olalde-Hernández; MA, Arceo-G; L, Viveros-Arceo; J, Milán-Nava.

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    Full Text Available Las fracturas-luxación del tobillo son muy frecuentes en los adultos y las lesiones descritas por Salter y Harris en pacientes en desarrollo también son comunes. Los autores presentan un caso de ruptura del ligamento tibio-peroneo inferior posterior en el tobillo izquierdo, en un paciente de 13 años [...] de edad, cuyo diagnóstico inicial en radiografías simples fue de esguince de tobillo; sin embargo, se solicitó una TC del tobillo en donde se corroboró la lesión de este paciente tratado en el Hospital Infantil de Morelia. La TC como elemento de apoyo en el diagnóstico de la diástasis tibio-peronea inferior es de gran ayuda pues la ruptura del ligamento tibio-peroneo distal posterior de la mortaja en el tobillo pasa desapercibida en estos pacientes que son diagnosticados inicialmente como esguinces de tobillo. Abstract in english Fracture-dislocations of the ankle are very frequent in adults. The injuries described by Salter and Harris in developing patients are also common. The authors present a case of tear of the posterior-inferior tibiofibular ligament of the left ankle in a 13 year-old patient. The initial diagnosis wit [...] h plain X-rays was ankle sprain; however, an ankle CT scan confirmed the patient's injury and he was treated at Morelia's Children's Hospital. CT scan is an extremely useful aid in diagnosing inferior tibiofibular diastasis because the tear of the posterior distal tibiofibular ligament of the ankle mortise is missed in these patients, who initially are diagnosed as having an ankle sprain.

  15. Aneurisma da artéria cerebelar ântero-inferior: relato de caso Aneurysm of the anterior inferior cerebellar artery: case report

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    Juan Oscar Alarcón Adorno; Guilherme Cabral de Andrade

    2002-01-01

    Os aneurismas intracranianos do sistema vértebro-basilar representam cerca de 5 a 10% de todos os aneurismas cerebrais. Os aneurismas da artéria cerebelar ântero-inferior (AICA) são considerados raros, podendo causar síndrome do ângulo ponto cerebelar, com ou sem hemorragia subaracnóidea. Desde 1948, foram descritos poucos casos na literatura. Apresentamos o caso de uma paciente, de 33 anos, na qual, após investigação de quadro de hemorragia subaracnóidea, diagnosticou-se aneurisma sacular da...

  16. Injury of the Inferior Alveolar Nerve during Implant Placement: a Literature Review

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    Gintaras Juodzbalys; Hom-Lay Wang; Gintautas Sabalys

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    Objectives: The purpose of present article was to review aetiological factors, mechanism, clinical symptoms, and diagnostic methods as well as to create treatment guidelines for the management of inferior alveolar nerve injury during dental implant placement.Material and Methods: Literature was selected through a search of PubMed, Embase and Cochrane electronic databases. The keywords used for search were inferior alveolar nerve injury, inferior alveolar nerve injuries, inferior alveolar nerv...

  17. A exposição do contorno lateral direito da veia cava inferior na cirurgia hepática

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    Tenório Nailton Jatobá; Goldenberg Alberto; Triviño Tarcísio

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    O conhecimento da relação entre a veia cava inferior e o tecido hepático é fundamental para a sua abordagem durante a cirurgia hepática. Observa-se na literatura dados contraditórios. Objetivo: Pesquisar a sintopia da veia cava inferior, o número de veias confluentes para o contorno direito e a distância do segmento retro-hepático da veia cava inferior. Métodos: Foram estudados 38 fígados humanos, entre 13 e 98 anos de ambos sexos. Obtida a peça anatômica, era dissecada a veia cava inferior, ...

  18. Extração de incisivo inferior: uma opção de tratamento Mandibular incisor extraction: a treatment option

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    Mardônio Rodrigues Pinto; Leandro Pereira Mottin; Carla D'Agostini Derech; Mônica Tirre de Souza Araújo

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    A extração de incisivos inferiores pode ser considerada como opção de tratamento em casos de má oclusão Classe I com apinhamento inferior, principalmente quando é observada desproporção dentária entre a arcada superior e inferior; o que pode ser demonstrado através da análise de Bolton. Essa desproporção dentária, pode ocorrer devido à diminuição da largura dos dentes superiores ou aumento na largura dos dentes inferiores. Neste caso clínico, o tratamento de escolha, com extração de um incisi...

  19. A Maxillary Second Molar with Two Separate Palatal Roots: A Case Report

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    Fakhari E.

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    Full Text Available Variations of dental root canals were reported by different authors. One of the rare variations is the presence of two separate palatal roots of maxillary molars, especially second maxillary molars. This case study reported a maxillary second molar with two separate palatal roots and a palatal bifurcation which was found during the periodontal flap surgery. Although these variations are rare, awareness of their presence would help in successful periodontal and endodontic treatment.

  20. Three-dimensional molar enamel distribution and thickness in Australopithecus and Paranthropus

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    Olejniczak, A.J; Smith, T.M; Skinner, M M; Grine, F E; Feeney, R.N.M; Thackeray, J.F; Hublin, J.-J

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    Thick molar enamel is among the few diagnostic characters of hominins which are measurable in fossil specimens. Despite a long history of study and characterization of Paranthropus molars as relatively ‘hyper-thick’, only a few tooth fragments and controlled planes of section (designed to be proxies of whole-crown thickness) have been measured. Here, we measure molar enamel thickness in Australopithecus africanus and Paranthropus robustus using accurate microtomographic methods, recording the...

  1. Containing the cost of third-molar extractions: a dilemma for health insurance.

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    Friedman, J W

    1983-01-01

    No known scientific studies support the extraction of third molars (wisdom teeth) to prevent future disease. Yet, third-molar surgery for this purpose has become so common that in at least one major U.S. health insurance plan, the cumulative cost exceeds that for every other kind of major surgery. Many third molars that are developing normally in adolescents are classified as impacted and removed before they erupt, a practice that results in large expenditures for unnecessary surgery. In addi...

  2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Demonstrates Neuropathology in Congenital Inferior Division Oculomotor Palsy

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    Wu, Tzu-en J.; Isenberg, Sherwin J; Joseph L Demer

    2006-01-01

    Isolated inferior division oculomotor nerve palsy (ONP) is rare. Acquired cases have been associated with neurologic or systemic disease. To our knowledge, congenital inferior division ONP is previously unreported. We present a case of congenital inferior division ONP in which magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated the structural neuropathy.

  3. An unusual occurrence of bilaterally geminated mandibular second premolars resulting in premolar molarization: A case report

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    A V Rajesh Ebenezar

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    Full Text Available Gemination refers to an attempt by a single tooth bud to divide, with a resultant formation of either a large tooth with a bifid crown or two completely divided teeth throughout the crown and root. This report describes a rare case of bilateral gemination of permanent mandibular second premolar tooth giving rise to molarization of premolars. The mesiodistal width of these teeth is similar to mandibular molars, but the cervicoocclusal width is lesser than that of the molar tooth. This paper also discusses the potential orthodontic, periodontal, and endodontic complications of premolar molarization.

  4. Orthodontic uprighting of impacted mandibular permanent second molar: A case report

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    Reddy S

    2008-03-01

    Full Text Available The mandibular second molars can become impacted beneath the crown of the first molars due to various causes and fail to erupt normally. Presented herewith is a case report of orthodontic uprighting of a mesioangular impacted mandibular right permanent second molar. Though various treatment options were available, an uprighting push spring appliance was used as it is easy to fabricate and produces distal tipping and uprighting of the impacted tooth without the necessity of surgical assistance, bone removal, or splinting. The uprighting of the mandibular second molar was achieved within two months.

  5. Assessment of maxillary third molars with panoramic radiography and cone-beam computed tomography

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    Jung, Yun-Hoa

    2015-01-01

    Purpose This study investigated maxillary third molars and their relation to the maxillary sinus using panoramic radiography and cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). Materials and Methods A total of 395 maxillary third molars in 234 patients were examined using panoramic radiographs and CBCT images. We examined the eruption level of the maxillary third molars, the available retromolar space, the angulation, the relationship to the second molars, the number of roots, and the relationship between the roots and the sinus. Results Females had a higher frequency of maxillary third molars with occlusal planes apical to the cervical line of the second molar (Level C) than males. All third molars with insufficient retromolar space were Level C. The most common angulation was vertical, followed by buccoangular. Almost all of the Level C molars were in contact with the roots of the second molar. Erupted teeth most commonly had three roots, and completely impacted teeth most commonly had one root. The superimposition of one third of the root and the sinus floor was most commonly associated with the sinus floor being located on the buccal side of the root. Conclusion Eruption levels were differently distributed according to gender. A statistically significant association was found between the eruption level and the available retromolar space. When panoramic radiographs showed a superimposition of the roots and the sinus floor, expansion of the sinus to the buccal side of the root was generally observed in CBCT images. PMID:26730371

  6. Colgajos de perforantes de las arterias epigástricas inferiores profunda y superficial Deep and superficial inferior epigastric artery perforator flaps

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    A. R. Gagnon

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    Full Text Available Con el desarrollo de los colgajos miocutáneos de recto abdominal (TRAM, el abdomen inferior ha sido reconocido como la principal área dadora de tejidos autólogos de alta calidad, especialmente útiles en reconstrucción mamaria. Más recientemente la habilidad para obtener componentes adiposocutáneos similares sin sacrificar el músculo recto ha revolucionado el campo de la Cirugía Reconstructiva. El advenimiento de los colgajos de perforantes ha permitido a los cirujanos plásticos lograr los mismos buenos resultados estéticos que con los colgajos miocutáneos tradicionales, pero con un considerable descenso en la morbilidad del área donante. Con los colgajos de perforantes de la arteria epigástrica inferior profunda (DIEP y de la arteria epigástrica inferior superficial (SIEA, los pacientes han incrementado sus opciones de reconstrucción. Este artículo revisa la anatomía quirúrgica de la pared abdominal relativa a los colgajos SIEA y DIEP. Se explican detalladamente los pasos principales para la preparación preoperatoria, la técnica quirúrgica y los cuidados postoperatorios. Se discuten las ventajas y desventajas y se presen- tan los trucos técnicos que pueden ayudar a mejorar el resultado final. Además se ilustran con ayuda de casos clínicos las indicaciones típicas y atípicas.Following the development of the transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM flap, the lower abdomen has been recognized as a prime source of high quality autogenous tissue, especially useful in breast reconstruction. More recently, the ability to harvest a similar adipocutaneous component without sacrifice of the rectus muscle has revolutionized the field of reconstructive surgery. The advent of perforator flaps has allowed plastic surgeons to achieve the same highly esthetic results as with the former myocutaneous flaps while significantly decreasing the donor site morbidity. With the deep inferior epigastric artery perforator (DIEP flap and the superficial inferior epigastric artery (SIEA flap becoming more mainstream, patients are increasingly seeking these reconstructive options. This article reviews the surgical anatomy of the abdominal wall as related to the SIEA and DIEP flaps. Key steps of preoperative preparation, operative technique and postoperative care are explained in details. Specific advantages and disadvantages are discussed and technical tips are presented to help improve final outcome. In addition, typical and atypical indications are illustrated with the use of clinical cases.

  7. Colgajos de perforantes de las arterias epigástricas inferiores profunda y superficial / Deep and superficial inferior epigastric artery perforator flaps

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    A. R., Gagnon; P. N., Blondeel.

    2006-12-01

    Full Text Available Con el desarrollo de los colgajos miocutáneos de recto abdominal (TRAM), el abdomen inferior ha sido reconocido como la principal área dadora de tejidos autólogos de alta calidad, especialmente útiles en reconstrucción mamaria. Más recientemente la habilidad para obtener componentes adiposocutáneos [...] similares sin sacrificar el músculo recto ha revolucionado el campo de la Cirugía Reconstructiva. El advenimiento de los colgajos de perforantes ha permitido a los cirujanos plásticos lograr los mismos buenos resultados estéticos que con los colgajos miocutáneos tradicionales, pero con un considerable descenso en la morbilidad del área donante. Con los colgajos de perforantes de la arteria epigástrica inferior profunda (DIEP) y de la arteria epigástrica inferior superficial (SIEA), los pacientes han incrementado sus opciones de reconstrucción. Este artículo revisa la anatomía quirúrgica de la pared abdominal relativa a los colgajos SIEA y DIEP. Se explican detalladamente los pasos principales para la preparación preoperatoria, la técnica quirúrgica y los cuidados postoperatorios. Se discuten las ventajas y desventajas y se presen- tan los trucos técnicos que pueden ayudar a mejorar el resultado final. Además se ilustran con ayuda de casos clínicos las indicaciones típicas y atípicas. Abstract in english Following the development of the transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM) flap, the lower abdomen has been recognized as a prime source of high quality autogenous tissue, especially useful in breast reconstruction. More recently, the ability to harvest a similar adipocutaneous component witho [...] ut sacrifice of the rectus muscle has revolutionized the field of reconstructive surgery. The advent of perforator flaps has allowed plastic surgeons to achieve the same highly esthetic results as with the former myocutaneous flaps while significantly decreasing the donor site morbidity. With the deep inferior epigastric artery perforator (DIEP) flap and the superficial inferior epigastric artery (SIEA) flap becoming more mainstream, patients are increasingly seeking these reconstructive options. This article reviews the surgical anatomy of the abdominal wall as related to the SIEA and DIEP flaps. Key steps of preoperative preparation, operative technique and postoperative care are explained in details. Specific advantages and disadvantages are discussed and technical tips are presented to help improve final outcome. In addition, typical and atypical indications are illustrated with the use of clinical cases.

  8. Recurrent condylar luxation after third molar extraction: an uncommon condition treated by eminectomy / Luxação condilar recorrente após exodontia de terceiro molar: uma condição incomum tratada através de eminectomia

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    Maiolino Thomaz Fonseca, OLIVEIRA; Átila Roberto, RODRIGUES; Flaviana Soares, ROCHA; Darceny, ZANETTA-BARBOSA.

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    Full Text Available INTRODUÇÃO: A exodontia dos terceiros molares raramente promove complicações pós-operatórias como desordens temporomandibulares. OBJETIVO: Embora a literatura apresente uma série de discussões sobre a evidência clínica relacionada a este assunto, neste artigo, apresentamos um caso incomum de um [...] a paciente submetida à extração dos terceiros molares que apresentou, no acompanhamento pós-operatório, luxação condilar recorrente bilateral. CONCLUSÃO: Devido a este estado crítico, a paciente foi tratada com sucesso pela eminectomia bilateral após tentativas terapêuticas não cirúrgicas. Abstract in english INTRODUCTION: Extraction of third molars can rarely provoke post-operative complications, such as temporomandibular joint disorders (TMDs). OBJECTIVE: Although the literature presents a series of discussions of the clinical evidence related to this subject, in this report, we present an uncomm [...] on case of a patient submitted for the extraction of third molars who presented, in postoperative monitoring, with recurrent bilateral condylar luxation. CONCLUSION: Due to this critical condition, the patient was successfully treated by bilateral eminectomy.

  9. A histologic study of the width and nature of inter-radicular spaces in human adult pre-molars and molars.

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    Heins, P J; Wieder, S M

    1986-06-01

    Serial sections of jaw segments from a human post mortem population of 29 individuals providing 116 posterior interproximal sites were examined at the light microscopic level. Minimum inter-root distances at the locale of closest proximity ranged from more than 4 mm to less than 0.1 mm. They were located in the coronal third of pre-molars and mandibular first and second molars and the middle third of maxillary first molars and second molar interproximal spaces. Cancellous bone flanked by lamina dura was found between 89.6% of the teeth examined and was observed where inter-root distances exceeded 0.5 mm. At sites of less than 0.5 mm, cancellous bone was not observed, and, instead, adjacent laminae durae appeared fused (7.7%). Bone was not observed between root surfaces which were less than 0.3 mm apart, but in these instances the roots were connected by a periodontal ligament. PMID:3458748

  10. Root Trifurcation of Upper Permanent Second Molars: Anatomical Aspects of Clinical Interest Trifurcación de la Raíz de Segundos Molares Permanentes: Aspectos Anatómicos de Interés Clínico

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    Fabiano Jeremias; Lourdes Santos-Pinto; Hélio Ferraz Porciúncula

    2009-01-01

    The aim of this study was to analyze the relationship among the point of greatest depression on the root trifurcation floor and the furcation openings of the maxillary second molars. Sixty human extracted upper permanent second molars were analyzed and the furcation area were measured using a vertical calliper, and the values regarding the point of deepest depression were recorded. The results showed that the deepest depression in the trifurcation floor of the roots is centrally situated in 1...

  11. Multicentric pheochromocytoma and involvement of the inferior vena cava

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    Antonio Marmo, Lucon; Renato, Falci Júnior; José Nery, Praxedes; Marcel Cerqueira Cesar, Machado; Luis Balthazar, Saldanha; Marcelo Marcondes, Machado; Sami, Arap.

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    Full Text Available CONTEXTO: Feocromocitoma com invasão de veia cava inferior é raro. Tumores multicêntricos são igualmente raros, estando presentes em até 10% dos casos. A cirurgia é o tratamento de escolha, uma vez que a sobrevida livre da doença é longa. TIPO DE ESTUDO: Relato de caso. RELATO DE CASO: Relatamos um [...] caso de feocromocitoma de adrenal direita com extensão para veia cava inferior supra-diafragmática, retirado cirúrgicamente através de tóraco-freno-laparotomia, sem a necessidade de circulação extra-corpórea. Após seis anos de seguimento, outro feocromocitoma foi achado no órgão de Zuckerkandl. A excisão cirúrgica completa do tumor foi realizada através de laparotomia mediana e dissecção retroperitoneal. Em ambos os casos, margens cirúrgicas livres do tumor e níveis pós-operatórios normais de catecolaminas garantiram remoção total do feocromocitoma. O estudo anatomopatológico revelou feocromocitoma maligno com margens livres de neoplasia em ambos os espécimes. Abstract in english CONTEXT: Extension of pheochromocytomas to the inferior vena cava is rare. Multicentric tumors are rare as well, being present in up to 10% of cases. Surgery is the treatment of choice because of the long-term survival free of disease. DESIGN: Case report. CASE REPORT: We report on a case of right a [...] drenal pheochromocytoma with extension to the supra-diaphragmatic vena cava, which underwent surgical excision through thoracophrenic laparotomy without the need for cardiopulmonary bypass. In a 6-year follow-up, another pheochromocytoma was found in the infra-renal Zuckerkandl's organ. Complete surgical excision of the tumor was performed by a median laparotomy and complete retroperitoneal dissection. In both cases, the total removal of the pheochromocytoma has been guaranteed by having margins free of tumor and a normal post-operative level of catecholamines. The pathological study revealed a malignant pheochromocytoma with margins free of neoplasia in both specimens.

  12. A digital volumetric tomography (DVT) study in the mandibular molar region for miniscrew placement during mixed dentition

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    Mayur S., Bhattad; Sudhindra, Baliga; Pavan, Vibhute.

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: avaliar, por meio de tomografia volumétrica digital (TVD), a espessura óssea necessária para a instalação de mini-implante na arcada inferior durante a fase de dentição mista. MÉTODOS: um total de 15 pacientes saudáveis, com idades entre 8 e 10 anos, com segundo molar inferior decíduo irr [...] ompido recentemente, foram incluídos no presente estudo. Imagens de TVD da hemiarcada inferior foram obtidas utilizando sistemas de imagens extrabucais Kodak. As imagens foram analisadas por meio do programa de imagens Kodak. O erro do método (EM) foi calculado utilizando a fórmula de Dahlberg. Médias e desvios-padrão foram calculados de 6 a 8mm aquém da junção amelocementária. O teste t foi utilizado para a análise das medidas. RESULTADOS: a espessura do osso cortical vestibular, largura mesiodistal e profundidade óssea vestibulolingual, a 6mm, foram de 1,73 + 0,41; 2,15 + 0,49; e 13,18 + 1,22 mm, respectivamente. Já a 8mm, os valores foram de 2,42 + 0,34; 2,48 + 0,33; e 13,65 + 1,25mm. O EM para a espessura do osso cortical vestibular, largura mesiodistal e profundidade óssea vestibulolingual foi de 0,58, 0,40 e 0,48mm, respectivamente. A diferença entre as medidas a 6 e 8mm para a espessura do osso cortical vestibular (p Abstract in english OBJECTIVE: To assess bone thickness for miniscrew placement in the mandible during mixed dentition by using digital volumetric tomograph (DVT). MATERIAL AND METHODS: A total of 15 healthy patients aged 8-10 years old, with early exfoliated mandibular second deciduous molar, were included. DVT image [...] s of one quadrant of the mandible were obtained using Kodak extraoral imaging systems and analyzed by Kodak dental imaging software. The error of the method (EM) was calculated using Dahlberg's formula. Mean and standard deviation were calculated at 6 and 8 mm from the cementoenamel junction (CEJ).Paired t-test was used to analyze the measurements. RESULTS: Buccal cortical bone thickness, mesiodistal width and buccolingual bone depth at 6 mm were found to be 1.73 + 0.41, 2.15 + 0.49 and 13.18 + 1.22 mm, respectively; while at 8 mm measurements were 2.42 + 0.34, 2.48 + 0.33 and 13.65 + 1.25 mm, respectively. EM for buccal cortical bone thickness, mesiodistal width and buccolingual bone depth was 0.58, 0.40 and 0.48, respectively. The difference in measurement at 6 and 8 mm for buccal cortical plate thickness (P 0.05). CONCLUSION: Bone thickness measurement has shown promising evidence for safe placement of miniscrews in the mandible during mixed dentition. The use of miniscrew is the best alternative, even in younger patients.

  13. Inferior mesenteric artery aneurysm: case report and literature review.

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    Edogawa, Seiji; Shibuya, Takashi; Kurose, Kimihiro; Sasaki, Kazuki; Tomita, Hirohiko

    2013-01-01

    An inferior mesenteric artery (IMA) aneurysm is the rarest among visceral artery aneurysms. A 69-year-old man was referred to our hospital with an asymptomatic IMA aneurysm associated with occlusion of the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) and celiac artery (CA). After revascularization of the SMA with an 8-mm expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) graft, the aneurysm was resected, and the IMA was reconstructed. The "jet disorder" phenomenon has been thought to cause an IMA aneurysm in the case of CA and SMA obstruction. We consider it better to revascularize not only an IMA but also an SMA or CA for preventing that phenomenon. PMID:23641294

  14. Superior and inferior vena cavae: Embryology, variants, and pathology

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    The superior and inferior venae cavae may be involved in a host of disease processes. Knowledge of the normal anatomy and variants of these structures is valuable in interpreting plain films and the results of angiographic procedures and all cross-sectional modalities. The authors review the embryology of venae cavae and proceed to describe their normal anatomy and variants. An awareness of the variants can prevent mistaking variants for pathologic processes. Finally, the authors describe pathology involving these vessels and demonstrate the radiographic manifestations

  15. Appearance of dentin gamma-carboxyglutamic acid-containing proteins in developing rat molars in vitro

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    An in vitro model of mineralization was devised in order to study the developmental appearance of dentin gamma-carboxyglutamic acid-containing proteins (DGPs) in relation to the onset of mineralization. Maxillary third molars from 11-day-old rats were cultured with or without fetal calf serum (FCS) as modified from Navia et al. Molars were incubated without radiolabel, or with either 45CaCl2 (5 microCi/ml) for 24 hr at various stages of a ten-day culture period or [3H]-leucine (10 microCi/ml) for 24 hr at the eighth day of culture. Molars were lyophilized and extracted with 10% formic acid overnight at 4 degrees C. DGPs in extracts were detected by immunologic and chromatographic techniques; DGPs in molar sections were detected by immunolocalization using indirect immunofluorescence. Molar development was evaluated histologically using the Von Kossa staining technique. Molars cultured with FCS showed histologic evidence for mineralized dentin and enamel and a significant increase in 45Ca uptake after the sixth day in vitro. Eleven-day-old molars in vivo and molars cultured without FCS showed no evidence of the presence of mineralized tissues. [3H]-Leucine-labeled DGPs were isolated and identified by affinity and reversed-phase high-performance liquid chromatography and by gel electrophoresis from both mineralized and unmineralized molars. DGP antigens were localized immunohistochemically using rabbit anti-rat antibodies raised against a highly purified DGP preparation. In the unmineralized molar, antigenicity was seen in odontoblasts but not in predentin matrix, preodontoblasts, or in any other cell type. Antigens in the mineralized molar were localized to odontoblasts and dentin

  16. Comparison of panoramic radiography with cone beam CT in predicting the relationship of the mandibular third molar roots to the alveolar canal

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    Preoperative radiographic assessment of the mandibular third molars is essential to prevent inferior alveolar nerve damage during extraction. The purpose of this study was to assess the reliability of panoramic signs of association between the roots of teeth and the canal, and to compare the panoramic signs with cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) findings. CBCT images of 132 impacted mandibular third molars were evaluated to determine the association of the root to the canal. The CBCT findings were compared with the corresponding panoramic images. Logistic regression analysis was used to define the diagnostic criteria of the panoramic images. Among the panoramic signs, loss of the cortical line was the most frequent radiographic sign predicting association (sensitivity: 79.31). Contact of the tooth with the canal was observed in all cases in which the loss of cortical line of the canal or darkening of the roots was found on the panoramic radiographs. Darkening of the roots and loss of the cortical line on panoramic radiographs might be highly suggestive of the risk of nerve injury.

  17. Evaluation of telemedicine systems for impacted third molars diagnosis

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    Duka Miloš

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Background/Aim. In the last twenty years significant advances have been made in the fields of information and telecommunication technology in health care applications, with a positive impact on the health care practice. The need for remote diagnosis and planning of interventions is of special importance in military health care, and health management of immobile persons, and those with special needs. In cases such as these, availability of specialist health care is mainly limited by geographic and financial factors. The aim of this study was to investigate practical usability of telemedicine approaches in everyday management of oral surgery patients in terms of reliability of established diagnosis and indications for oral surgery treatment of the third molars. Methods. Our experimental randomized study enrolled 432 randomly selected patients of both genders, aged 20 to 87 years, undergoing panoramic radiography for some reason in the Centre for Dental Radiography in Belgrade. In addition to radiography, photographs of the face and mouth cavity were taken. These images were uploaded to the web server specially dedicated to the study purposes, and then transmitted to teledentists, i.e. oral surgeons, who made remote diagnoses. Diagnostic agreement was determined by way of the Cohen's kappa coefficient, and diagnostic sensitivity (SE, specificity (SP, and effectiveness (EFF were also established. Statistical significance was determined and comparisons performed by using the z-test, and testing of non-parametric characteristics by using the McNemar's ?2 test for p = 0.05 significance cut-off. Results. The results obtained by analyzed images and diagnostic assessment of the clinical diagnosis (kappa = 0.99, SE = 99%, SP = 99%, EFF = 99%, for 95% CI indicate an almost complete diagnostic agreement. The differences in diagnosis were not statistically significant. Conclusion. Diagnostic assessment of the clinical diagnosis of impacted or semi-impacted third molars assisted by the telemedicine approach was equal to the real-time assessment of clinical diagnosis. Telemedicine, and teledentistry as its branch, represent the present and even more the future of this field of health care.

  18. Programa de extrações seriadas: variáveis relacionadas com a extração de pré-molares / Serial extraction: variables associated to the extraction of premolars

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    Tulio Silva, Lara; Cibelle Cristina Oliveira dos, Santos; Omar Gabriel da, Silva Filho; Daniela Gamba, Garib; Francisco Antônio, Bertoz.

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    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: verificar o percentual de pacientes que necessitaram extração de dentes permanentes, pré-molares, dentre aqueles tratados com extração de dentes decíduos para correção do apinhamento primário na dentição mista, bem como analisar as possíveis variáveis relacionadas. MÉTODOS: a amostra foi c [...] omposta por documentações ortodônticas de 70 pacientes na dentição permanente, cujo tratamento iniciou-se na dentição mista com planejamento de um programa de extrações seriadas (PES). Todos os prontuários foram analisados por um único examinador, no intuito de verificar se o PES havia sido cumprido com a extração de dentes permanentes ou se havia sido realizada apenas extração de dentes decíduos. Verificou-se a associação entre a extração de dentes permanentes e as variáveis padrão facial; relação sagital entre as arcadas dentárias; IMPA; proporção tamanho do segundo molar permanente inferior/espaço retromolar; mecânica de controle de espaço e discrepância de modelo (teste exato de Fisher para as variáveis categóricas e modelo de regressão logística para as variáveis numéricas). Os resultados foram considerados para p Abstract in english OBJECTIVE: To verify the amount of patients who had to undergo extraction of permanent teeth (premolars) in a population of patients treated with extraction of deciduous teeth for correction of incisor crowding in the mixed dentition, as well as to analyze the possibly related variables. METHODS: Th [...] e sample was composed of orthodontic records of 70 patients in the permanent dentition whose treatment included the serial extraction program (SEP) in the mixed dentition. All records were analyzed by a single examiner in order to verify whether the SEP had been carried out with extraction of either permanent teeth or deciduous teeth only. The association between extraction of permanent teeth and the variables lateral facial pattern, sagittal relationship between the dental arches, IMPA, proportion between size of the mandibular second molar/retromolar space, mechanics for spacing control and tooth-arch size discrepancy (exact test of Fisher for categorical variables and logistic regression for numeric variables, p

  19. Sublingual Traumatic Ulcerative Lesions Caused by the Eruption of First Primary Mandibular Molars: a Case Report Lesión Ulcerativa Traumática Sublingual Causada por la Erupción del Primer Molar Temporal: Reporte de un Caso

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    Cassia Cilene Dezan

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    Full Text Available Traumatic ulceration of the ventral surface of the tongue is an uncommon condition in infants and toddlers, which is often associated with natal and neonatal teeth in newborns. The aim of this report is to present a case of bilateral ulcerative ulcers on the ventral surface of the tongue caused by the eruption of first primary mandibular molars in a 14-month-old male child. The child was able to point to the lesions and also refused to consume certain beverages and foods, which favored an early diagnosis. Clinical treatment consisted of manual smoothing of the sharp edges of both mandibular first molars and a home regimen of lidocaine hydrochloride solution (Xylocaine®, Astra and a steroid solution of triamcinolone acetonide (Omcilon ­ A, Brystol-Myers for symptoms relief and lesion healing, respectively. Complete healing of both lesions and normal feeding were both observed at a one-week follow-up exam. Early detection of the lesions and parental compliance with recommended home regimens were key factors for a successful treatment outcome, since untreated cases of tongue ulcerative lesions may evoke feeding difficulties and failure to thrive. Although there are several reports of ulcerative lesions on the tongue caused by dental eruption, they are usually associated with the eruption of mandibular primary incisors (Riga-Fede disease. However, there are no reports of ulcerative lesions caused by other primary teeth.La ulceración traumática de la superficie ventral de la lengua es una condición poco común en bebés y niños pequeños, la cual se asocia a menudo con los dientes natales y neonatales en los recién nacidos. El objetivo de este reporte es presentar un caso de úlceras bilaterales en la superficie ventral de la lengua causada por la erupción de los primeros molares mandibulares temporales en un infante de sexo masculino de 14 meses de edad. En niño fue capaz de señalar las lesiones y se negó a consumir ciertas bebidas y alimentos, lo que favoreció un diagnóstico precoz. El tratamiento clínico consistió en el suavizado manual de los bordes afilados de los primeros molares inferiores y un régimen casero de solución de clorhidrato de lidocaína (Xilocaína®, Astra junto a la solución esteroidal de acetónido de triamcinolona (Omcilon - A, Brystol-Myers para el alivio de los síntomas y curación de la lesión respectivamente. La curación completa de ambas lesiones y la alimentación normal se observó en una semana del control de seguimiento. La detección temprana de las lesiones y el cumplimiento de los padres con los regímenes caseros recomendados, son factores claves para un resultado exitoso del tratamiento, ya que los casos no tratados de estas lesiones ulcerosas pueden provocar dificultades en la alimentación y una evolución inadecuada. Aunque existen varios informes de lesiones ulcerosas en la lengua causada por la erupción dental, que se asocian generalmente con la erupción de los incisivos mandibulares temporales (enfermedad de Riga-Fede. Sin embargo, no existen informes de lesiones ulcerosas causadas por otros dientes temporales.

  20. Experience versus complication rate in third molar surgery

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    Full Text Available Abstract Objectives The records of 1087 patients who underwent surgical removal of third molar teeth were prospectively examined to analyse the possible relationship between postoperative complications and the surgeon's experience parameter. Method and materials Seven surgeons (three specialists in surgical dentistry [specialists SD] and four oral and maxillofacial Senior House Officers [OMFS residents] carried out the surgical procedures. For each patient, several variables were recorded including age, gender, radiographic position of extracted teeth, treating surgeon, duration of surgery and postoperative complications. Results Analysis of the data revealed some differences in the incidence of complications produced by the specialists SD and OMFS residents. The main statistically relevant differences were increase the incidences of trismus, nerve paraesthesia, alveolar osteitis and infection in the resident-treated group, while the specialist-treated group showed higher rates of post-operative bleeding. Conclusion The higher rate of postoperative complications in the resident-treated group suggests that at least some of the complications might be related to surgical experience. Further work needs to compare specialists of training programmes with different years of experience, using large cross – sectional studies.

  1. Use of opioid pain relievers following extraction of third molars.

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    Weiland, Breanna M; Wach, Anthony G; Kanar, Brent P; Castele, Matthew T; Sosovicka, Mark F; Cooke, Matthew R; Moore, Paul A

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    Following extraction of third molars, it is common practice for oral and maxillofacial surgeons to provide a prescription for an opioid-containing analgesic such as hydrocodone with acetaminophen. Because the instructions for use most often indicate that these analgesics are to be taken "as needed for pain," it is unknown how many of the prescribed postoperative analgesic tablets are needed and actually taken. Therefore, an assessment of patient pain experiences and actual opioid analgesic usage was carried out using structured telephone interviews of patients performed 1 and 7 days following their thirdmolar extraction surgery. Forty-eight adolescents and young adults, ages 15 to 30 years, participated in this assessment. A review of the surgeon's notes indicated that the median number of prescribed opioid-containing analgesics (ie, Vicodin®, Norco®, Lorcet®, Percocet®) was 20 tablets (range 10 to 40). The median consumption during the first 24 hours was reported to be three tablets (range 0 to 10), and the total consumption for all 7 days was eight tablets (range 0 to 34). Four patients reported nausea or vomiting in the first 24 hours, and six patients reported nausea or vomiting during the following 6 days of recovery. The initial prescriptions provided adequate relief for 45 of the 48 patients. Higher consumption of opioid pain relievers (OPRs) was associated with a longer duration of surgery and the occurrence of postoperative infections. PMID:25822637

  2. Molar crown inner structural organization in Javanese Homo erectus.

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    Zanolli, Clément

    2015-01-01

    This contribution investigates the inner organizational pattern (tooth tissue proportions and enamel-dentine junction morphology) of seven Homo erectus permanent molar crowns from the late Lower-early Middle Pleistocene Kabuh Formation of the Sangiran Dome (Central Java, Indonesia). The previous study of their external characteristics confirmed the degree of time-related structural reduction occurred in Javanese H. erectus, and also revealed a combination of nonmetric features which are rare in the Lower and early Middle Pleistocene dental record, but more frequently found in recent humans. In accordance with their outer occlusal morphology, the specimens exhibit a set of derived internal features, such as thick to hyperthick enamel, an incomplete expression of the crest patterns at the enamel-dentine junction (EDJ) level, a sharp EDJ topography. As a whole, these features differ from those expressed in some penecontemporaneous specimens/samples representing African H. erectus/ergaster and H. heidelbergensis, as well as in Neanderthals, but occur in recent human populations. Further research in virtual dental paleoanthropology to be developed at macroregional scale would clarify the polarity and intensity of the intermittent exchanges between continental and insular Southeast Asia around the Lower to Middle Pleistocene boundary, as well as should shed light on the still poorly understood longitudinal evolutionary dynamics across continental Asia. PMID:25209431

  3. Functional approach to a Class II patient with upper first molar impaction

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    Giacomo D?Orlandi

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available The lack of the left first molar maxillary and the left second molar maxillary, caused respectively by impaction and agenesis is a very rare case, which determines an important occlusal imbalance and asymmetrical mandible movement. A gnatologic and functional orthodontic approach were planned to improve the retrognathic mandible and the muscular activity using kinesiograph and electromyography.

  4. Incidence of impacted mandibular third molars in population of Bosnia and Herzegovina: a retrospective radiographic study

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    Sadeta Še?i?

    2013-09-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: Impaction may be defined as the failure of complete eruption into a normal functional position of one tooth within normal time due to lack of space in the dental arch, caused by obstruction byanother tooth or development in an abnormal position. The mandibular third molar is the most frequently impacted tooth. The incidence varies from 9.5% to 68% in different populations.Methods: The study was conducted in Department of Oral Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, University in Sarajevo. Study represents retrospective analysis of panoramic radiographs (orthopantomograms of patientsreferred to Department of Oral Surgery from January 2010 to February 2013 with indication for surgical removal of impacted third molars.Results: Of the 2000 radiographs, 761 presented with at least one impacted third molar (38%. A total of 1034 impacted mandibular third molars were present (51.7%. The most common age group was thirddecade (61.2%. Signifi cant statistical difference in incidence of third molar impaction was found between females and males (ppopulation (p=0.374. Vertical angulation was the most common pattern of impaction (65%. Frequency of third molars erupted into their normal position (class IA was 42%. Impacted mandibular molars wereassociated with periodontal pockets in 134 (6.5% cases and with dentigerous cysts in 5 cases (0.2%.Conclusion: The present study provides useful data regarding the clinical status of third molars in population of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  5. Clinical study of the lower third molars eruption level influence on incidence of acute infection

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    Matijevi? Stevo

    2005-01-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this paper was estimate if there was correlation between clinically and radiographically evaluated eruption level of the lower third molar and incidence and severity of the acute infection, respectively. Methods and material: The study was conducted in 100 male examinees, age range from 18 to 25 years old, with clinical and radiographic diagnosis of partially erupted or non erupted third molars. Results: Total number of examinees with clinically registered partially erupted lower third molars was 75, of which 62 (82.6% manifested infection. Non erupted third molars were in 25 examinees of which 11 (44% had signs of infection. Partial eruption stage of the third molar was the most common cause of the light infection form (68.8%. Infective complications in over 60% of examinees were related to higher levels of teeth eruption. Higher eruption positions of lower third molars were causing light infections in 56.1%, and in 31.5% - severe forms of infection. Most frequently, lower third molar was related to occurrence and severity of the infection when positioned in occlusal plane level. Conclusion: Partially erupted lower third molar, when positioned in occlusal plane level, is the high risk tooth for an infection to occur.

  6. Maxillary molar distalization with miniplates assessed on digital models : a prospective clinical trial

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    Cornelis, Marie; De Clerck, Hugo J

    2007-01-01

    INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate the effects of maxillary molar distalization in patients treated with a miniplate skeletal anchorage system. METHODS: Thirty-one miniplates were placed on the infrazygomatic crests of 17 nongrowing patients consecutively selected for Class II treatment with skeletal anchorage. Three weeks after surgery, a 150-g force was applied to distalize the molars. No appliances were placed in the mandible. Models made before treatment and after molar distalization were scanned. Linear measurements were made on the digitized casts. Molar movement was measured on the superimposed maxillary arches before and after distalization, coregistered on the untreated mandibular models. RESULTS: A molar hyper Class I relationship was reached in all patients 7.0 +/- 2.0 months after miniplate loading. The maxillary molars were moved distally a mean distance of 3.27 +/- 1.75 mm. In patients without contact between the maxillary and the mandibular incisors, overjet decreased by 0.99 +/- 1.32 mm. Intermolar width increased by 2.78 +/- 1.38 mm. CONCLUSIONS: Maxillary molar distalization with miniplates for skeletal anchorage is an efficient, noncompliance-dependent, and predictable treatment modality for patients with Class II molar relationship.

  7. Clinical treatment approach of a child with molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH) combined with malocclusion.

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    Rossitza Kabaktchieva; Vladimir Bogdanov

    2012-01-01

    Introduction. Molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH) was defined as "hypomineralisation of systemic origin of permanent first molars, frequently associated with affected incisors". MIH includes the presence of demarcated opacity, post eruptive enamel breakdown, atypical restoration. ?he approach to management suggested: risk identification, early diagnosis, remineralization for prevention of caries and post eruption breakdown, restorations. The clinicians very seldom notice that children with...

  8. Origin of choriocarcinoma in previous molar pregnancy proved by DNA analysis

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    A 17-year old woman had in a short time period (seven months) a very exciting reproduction history. Molar pregnancy in December 1993, choriocarcinoma in January 1994 and induced abortion in June 1994. DNA analysis proved the origin of the choriocarcinoma in the previous molar pregnancy. (author)

  9. Management of early loss of first permanent molar: a new technique.

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    Rajashekhara, B S; Keyur, J M; Bhavna, D; Poonacha, K S

    2012-01-01

    The loss of a permanent first molar in adolescent patient creates a need for early space maintenance and restoration of function. To ascertain function and esthetics, immediate treatments include interim restorative approaches. This paper describes a conservative, functional and cost-effective bridge as an interim restoration after the loss of permanent first molar in an early adolescent dentition. PMID:23514691

  10. Management of early loss of first permanent molar: A new technique

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    B S Rajashekhara

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available The loss of a permanent first molar in adolescent patient creates a need for early space maintenance and restoration of function. To ascertain function and esthetics, immediate treatments include interim restorative approaches. This paper describes a conservative, functional and cost-effective bridge as an interim restoration after the loss of permanent first molar in an early adolescent dentition.

  11. Extraoral vs intraoral appliance for distal movement of maxillary first molars: a randomized controlled trial.

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    Bondemark, Lars; Karlsson, Ingela

    2005-09-01

    Using randomized controlled trial methodology, the aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the treatment effects of an extraoral appliance (EOA) and an intraoral appliance (IOA) for distal movement of maxillary first molars. A total of 40 patients (mean 11.5 years, SD 1.29) at the Orthodontic Clinic, National Health Service, Skane County Council, Malmö, Sweden, were randomized to receive treatment with either extraoral traction (cervical headgear) or an IOA using superelastic coils for distal movement of maxillary first molars. The inclusion criteria were a nonextraction treatment plan, a Class II molar relationship and maxillary first molars in occlusion with no erupted maxillary second molars. The outcome measures to be assessed in the trial were treatment time, cephalometric analysis of distal molar movement, anterior movement of maxillary central incisors, ie, anchorage loss and sagittal and vertical skeletal positional changes of the maxilla and mandible. In the IOA group, the molars were distalized during an average time of 5.2 months, whereas in the EOA group the corresponding time was 6.4 months (P anchorage loss was produced with the IOA implying increased overjet (0.9 mm) whereas the EOA created decreased overjet (0.9 mm). It can be concluded that the IOA was more effective than the EOA to create distal movement of the maxillary first molars. PMID:16279817

  12. Computed tomographic anatomy of the mandibular first and second molars and their surrounding structures in the spread of odontogenic infection

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    The purposes of this study were to analyze the CT anatomy of the mandibular first and second molars in uninfected subjects and to clarify the pathway of odontogenic infection originating from the mandibular first and second molars. CT anatomies, especially for bucco-lingual aspects and the surrounding soft tissues, were investigated in 100 uninfected subjects and 17 infected patients. At the level of bifurcation, disappearance of the cortical plates was frequently observed on the buccal and lingual sides of the first molars, and it was reduced on the buccal side in the second molar. In the first molar, the bony width was thinner on the buccal than the lingual side. The lingual cortices were thinner in the second molar. All medial pterygoid and 88% of masseter muscles were situated posteriorly, without horizontally overlapping the second molar, whereas the mylohyoid muscle (MhM) overlapped horizontally with the first and second molars. The MhM was positioned superior to the root apices in 10 and 39% of first and second molars, respectively. All patients with first molar infection showed involvement of buccal structures, and one showed lingual side involvement. In contrast, six of nine patients with second molar infection showed involvement on the lingual side. Infection originating from the second molar was more likely to spread to the lingual side than infection originating from the first molar. CT anatomy surrounding the causal teeth supported the spread pathways of mandibular first and second molar infection. (author)

  13. Low scar abdominoplasty with inferior positioning of the umbilicus.

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    Colwell, Amy S; Kpodzo, Dzifa; Gallico, G Gregory

    2010-05-01

    Miniabdominoplasty with umbilical free float has received little attention in the literature in 15 years and has been criticized for an abnormally low umbilicus. We hypothesized the umbilicus in women presenting for abdominal contouring is positioned higher than ideal and thus may benefit from lowering. In addition, we felt modifications of the original umbilical float technique would improve aesthetic results. A retrospective review identified 60 patients aged 34 to 56 who had abdominoplasty with umbilical fascial transection and inferior positioning. Technical modifications included low placement of a full transverse abdominal scar, abdominal flap undermining to the rib cage, more inferior umbilical repositioning, flank liposuction, and plication of diastasis recti from xiphoid to pubis. Patients did not have enough excess skin to allow traditional abdominoplasty without a high-transverse or vertical midline scar. No umbilical or incisional skin necrosis occurred. To assess optimal umbilical position, plastic surgeons were asked to draw the ideal position on pre- and postoperative photographs from 5 patients. The mean ideal umbilical position was 2.2 cm lower than the actual position (P abdominal skin and full length diastasis recti but a normal body mass index. PMID:20395799

  14. Osteonecrosis del maxilar inferior por bifosfonatos: Presentación de caso

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    P., Sartori; G., Rajcovich; N., Taborda; M.C., Saleme Daza; C., Nally.

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    Full Text Available La osteonecrosis del maxilar inferior secundaria a la administración de bifosfonatos es una patología infrecuente. Se produce en los pacientes medicados con esta droga, ya sea por vía oral o endovenosa, que luego de realizarse un procedimiento odontológico presentan necrosis ósea en la mandíbula. De [...] sde el primer reporte en el año 2003, se evidenció un crecimiento exponencial de esta patología. Presentamos dos casos clínicos de osteonecrosis del maxilar inferior por la administración de bifosfonatos, con el objetivo de difundir y crear conciencia entre los profesionales de la salud, considerando que no existe un tratamiento efectivo para esta entidad. Abstract in english The osteonecrosis of the jaw originated by the biphosphonate administration is an infrequent pathology in patients under treatment with biophosphonates given orally or through parenteral administration after some odontological treatment. These patients manifested osteonecrosis of the jaw. Since the [...] first case of osteonecrosis of the maxilar bone was reported in 2003, the number of patients with osteonecrosis of the jaw who have been treated with these drugs has increased notoriously. We report 2 clinical cases of patients with osteonecrosis of the jaw treated with bifosfonatos, in order to make this pathology known among the health professionals and raise awareness considering that there is no effective treatment.

  15. Isolated loss of inferior pubic ramus: a case report

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    Saber Aly

    2008-06-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Introduction It has been stated that regulation of the development of the iliac bone is different from that of the ischium and pubis. There are well-known clinical syndromes concerned with hypoplasia of ischiopubic bone, such as small patella syndrome, nail-patella syndrome, ischiopubic-patellar hypoplasia, and ischiopubic hypoplasia. Case presentation A fit and otherwise healthy 35-year-old woman presented with pain in the left lower limb of 6 months duration. She sought advice from an orthopedic surgeon and was referred for exclusion of a primary soft tissue neoplasm. There was no history of trauma, chronic medical illness or surgical operations. Full systemic examination, laboratory investigations and whole body imaging showed no soft tissue swelling or any other bony defects. Isolated loss of the left inferior pubic ramus and thinning of the superior pubic ramus were detected, raising the question of whether the lesion was a secondary osteolytic lesion, a primary osteolytic lesion or due to endocrine disease. Conclusion Isolated loss of the inferior pubic ramus with no concomitant bony or soft tissue anomalies is previously unreported. To the best of the author's knowledge, this finding has not been described previously.

  16. A calcified aneurysm of the inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery: Differential diagnosis considerations. Asymptomatisches verkalktes Aneurysma der Arteria pancreaticoduodenalis inferior - differentialdiagnostische Ueberlegungen

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    Gruen, B.; Tschakert, H.; Schaffeldt, J.; Steinhoff, M. (Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bardenberg, Wuerselen (Germany, F.R.). Abt. fuer Radiologie)

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    A calcified aneurysm of the inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery with simultaneous occlusion of the celiac axis but without any local symptoms is presented. In the description of the diagnostic procedure, the considerations relating to differential diagnosis against solitary circumferentially calcified masses in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen are discussed. As a result of increasingly sophisticated examination techniques, especially digital subtraction angiography, computed tomography and ultrasonography, these aneurysms, which were formerly thought to be rare, are now discovered surprisingly often. Knowledge of this vascular malformation and its differential diagnoses helps to avoid risky methods of examination. (orig.).

  17. Endodontic treatment of a maxillary second molar with developmental anomaly: a case report.

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    Asgary, Saeed

    2007-01-01

    Fusion is a rare occurrence in molar teeth. The purpose of this rare case presentation is to describe the nonsurgical endodontic treatment of maxillary molar. A 28-year-old patient was referred for endodontic treatment of her chronic apical abscess of right maxillary second molar. In the clinical examination, a sinus tract adjacent to involved tooth and a small crown of supernumerary tooth fused to the buccal surface of the molar at gingival margin was observed. Endodontic treatment was decided for the involved molar for functional reason. Recall examination, a year after completion of endodontic and restorative treatments, showed the tooth was clinically asymptomatic and there was no radiographic lucency around the apical region. PMID:24327819

  18. Avaliação da quantidade de movimentação dos molares superiores com emprego do aparelho de Herbst Assessment of the displacement of the upper molars using the Herbst appliance

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    Paulo Cezar Rodrigues Ogeda

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    Full Text Available O Herbst é um aparelho ortopédico funcional fixo destinado principalmente ao estímulo de crescimento mandibular durante a correção da má oclusão de Classe II esquelética de pacientes em crescimento. Várias publicações descreveram os efeitos deste aparelho durante a correção da Classe II, revelando a promoção de alterações esqueléticas e dentárias em igual proporção, favorecendo sua correção. Parte do movimento dentário ocorre por distalização dos primeiros molares superiores. Esta pesquisa teve como objetivo avaliar a quantidade e o tipo de movimento distal ocorrido com os primeiros molares superiores permanentes, e a conseqüência destes movimentos sobre o plano oclusal funcional durante o período de utilização do aparelho de Herbst. A amostra foi composta de 22 pacientes portadores da má oclusão de classe II esquelética, retrognatismo mandibular, com idade média de 12 anos e 11 meses, tratados por um período médio de 10,1 meses. Os aparelhos foram construídos utilizando a ancoragem total no arco maxilar, visando potencializar a ação ortopédica e minimizar a perda de ancoragem. As alterações foram medidas em cefalogramas específicos obtidos das telerradiografias em norma lateral tomadas em dois tempos: tempo 1 (T1 antes da instalação do aparelho, e tempo 2 (T2, após sua remoção. Medidas cefalométricas lineares e angulares em relação ao plano horizontal de Frankfurt, plano palatino e a uma linha vertical de referência a partir do ponto S perpendicular a Frankfurt, foram utilizadas para quantificar os deslocamentos dos primeiros molares superiores. Foram avaliados: o deslocamento distal médio das coroas, o deslocamento distal médio de suas raízes, a conseqüente inclinação no longo eixo dos molares durante a distalização, o deslocamento vertical em relação ao plano palatino, e finalmente, a conseqüência da variação vertical do primeiro molar sobre o plano oclusal funcional. Os mostraram distalização molar em todos os casos, em média a distalização das coroas foi de 1,6 mm e a distalização de raízes, média 1,1 mm. A intrusão média foi de 0,8 mm em relação ao plano palatino, com a inclinação distal média dos molares de 2,6º, alterações significante estatisticamente. O plano oclusal apresentou inclinação no sentido horário em relação ao plano horizontal de Frankfurt de 2,5º, em média. Concluimos que o aparelho de Herbst é capaz de promover distalização e intrusão dos primeiros molares superiores.The Herbst appliance is an orthopedic fixed device for treatment of class II malocclusion mainly directed to mandibular growth stimulation in growing patients. Several papers have described its effects during the Class II correction, showing it´s dental and skeletic action occuring in the same proportion. Part of the dental movement is upper molar distalization. This search had the objective of assessing the kind and amount of first upper molar movement using the Herbst appliance. The sample was composed by 22 skeletal Class II young patients, mean age 12 years 11 months, treated during a period of 10,1 month. The Herbst was constructed using the total anchorage method on the maxillary arch. Lateral cephalometric analysis was used joining linear and angular mesurements in two ocasions: T1, before tretment, and T2 after the appliance had been removed. The refference lines used to compare the points located in the upper molar were the horizontal Frankfurt an S perpendicular throw Frankfurt. The results showed significant distal movement of the molar crown and root while the oclusal surface was intruded in comparing to palatal plane. In consequence the occlusal plane rotated in relation to Frankfurt. Our conclusion is that the Herbst appliance is able to promote molar distalization and molar intrusion on the upper arch.

  19. Avaliação da quantidade de movimentação dos molares superiores com emprego do aparelho de Herbst / Assessment of the displacement of the upper molars using the Herbst appliance

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    Paulo Cezar Rodrigues, Ogeda; Jorge, Abrão.

    2004-08-01

    Full Text Available O Herbst é um aparelho ortopédico funcional fixo destinado principalmente ao estímulo de crescimento mandibular durante a correção da má oclusão de Classe II esquelética de pacientes em crescimento. Várias publicações descreveram os efeitos deste aparelho durante a correção da Classe II, revelando a [...] promoção de alterações esqueléticas e dentárias em igual proporção, favorecendo sua correção. Parte do movimento dentário ocorre por distalização dos primeiros molares superiores. Esta pesquisa teve como objetivo avaliar a quantidade e o tipo de movimento distal ocorrido com os primeiros molares superiores permanentes, e a conseqüência destes movimentos sobre o plano oclusal funcional durante o período de utilização do aparelho de Herbst. A amostra foi composta de 22 pacientes portadores da má oclusão de classe II esquelética, retrognatismo mandibular, com idade média de 12 anos e 11 meses, tratados por um período médio de 10,1 meses. Os aparelhos foram construídos utilizando a ancoragem total no arco maxilar, visando potencializar a ação ortopédica e minimizar a perda de ancoragem. As alterações foram medidas em cefalogramas específicos obtidos das telerradiografias em norma lateral tomadas em dois tempos: tempo 1 (T1) antes da instalação do aparelho, e tempo 2 (T2), após sua remoção. Medidas cefalométricas lineares e angulares em relação ao plano horizontal de Frankfurt, plano palatino e a uma linha vertical de referência a partir do ponto S perpendicular a Frankfurt, foram utilizadas para quantificar os deslocamentos dos primeiros molares superiores. Foram avaliados: o deslocamento distal médio das coroas, o deslocamento distal médio de suas raízes, a conseqüente inclinação no longo eixo dos molares durante a distalização, o deslocamento vertical em relação ao plano palatino, e finalmente, a conseqüência da variação vertical do primeiro molar sobre o plano oclusal funcional. Os mostraram distalização molar em todos os casos, em média a distalização das coroas foi de 1,6 mm e a distalização de raízes, média 1,1 mm. A intrusão média foi de 0,8 mm em relação ao plano palatino, com a inclinação distal média dos molares de 2,6º, alterações significante estatisticamente. O plano oclusal apresentou inclinação no sentido horário em relação ao plano horizontal de Frankfurt de 2,5º, em média. Concluimos que o aparelho de Herbst é capaz de promover distalização e intrusão dos primeiros molares superiores. Abstract in english The Herbst appliance is an orthopedic fixed device for treatment of class II malocclusion mainly directed to mandibular growth stimulation in growing patients. Several papers have described its effects during the Class II correction, showing it´s dental and skeletic action occuring in the same propo [...] rtion. Part of the dental movement is upper molar distalization. This search had the objective of assessing the kind and amount of first upper molar movement using the Herbst appliance. The sample was composed by 22 skeletal Class II young patients, mean age 12 years 11 months, treated during a period of 10,1 month. The Herbst was constructed using the total anchorage method on the maxillary arch. Lateral cephalometric analysis was used joining linear and angular mesurements in two ocasions: T1, before tretment, and T2 after the appliance had been removed. The refference lines used to compare the points located in the upper molar were the horizontal Frankfurt an S perpendicular throw Frankfurt. The results showed significant distal movement of the molar crown and root while the oclusal surface was intruded in comparing to palatal plane. In consequence the occlusal plane rotated in relation to Frankfurt. Our conclusion is that the Herbst appliance is able to promote molar distalization and molar intrusion on the upper arch.

  20. Morphology of the Physiological Apical Foramen in Maxillary and Mandibular First Molars / Morfología del Foramen Fisiológico Apical en Primeros Molares Maxilares y Mandibulares

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    J, Abarca; C, Zaror; H, Monardes; V, Hermosilla; C, Muñoz; M, Cantin.

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available La información relacionada a la anatomía del foramen fisiológico apical es limitada. Conocer su diámetro y forma contribuye al trabajo clínico, específicamente en los procedimientos de limpieza y conformación del tercio apical. El objetivo de este estudio ex vivo fue determinar los diámetros menor, [...] mayor y la forma del foramen fisiológico apical en las raíces de primeros molares maxilares y mandibulares. Se realizó un estudio descriptivo sobre 89 primeros molares recientemente extraídos. Se seccionaron las raíces a 3­5 mm del ápice y fueron preparadas para su análisis bajo magnificación de 40X. Se midieron los diámetros mayor y menor de cada foramen fisiológico mediante el programa Motic Images plus 2.0 ML. La forma de los forámenes fue determinada de acuerdo a la diferencia entre diámetro mayor y menor, clasificándose como redondo, oval o irregular. Un total de 174 forámenes fisiológicos fueron analizados. El promedio del diámetro menor y mayor fue entre 0,24­0,33 mm en primeros molares maxilares y entre 0,25­0,33 mm en primeros molares mandibulares. En molares maxilares, la forma del foramen más común fue la oval (50%), luego irregular (32%) y redonda (18%). En molares mandibulares, la forma oval también fue la más frecuente (59%), seguida por la irregular (23%) y redonda (18%). Los hallazgos de este estudio en relación a morfología de los forámenes fisiológicos apicales en primeros molares, permite al operador facilitar la elección de instrumentos del calibre adecuado para realizar con éxito la terapia endodóntica. Abstract in english Information regarding the anatomy of the physiological apical foramen is limited. Knowing its diameter and shapes contributes to clinical work, specifically to the cleaning and shaping of the apical third. The aim of this ex vivo study was to determine the minimum and maximum diameters and shape of [...] the physiological apical foramen in the roots of maxillary and mandibular first molars. A descriptive study was conducted on 89 recently extracted first molars. Roots 3-5 mm from the apex were sectioned and prepared for analysis at 40x magnification. The minimum and maximum diameters of each physiological foramen were measured using the program Motic Images plus 2.0 ML. The shape of the foramina, classified as round, oval or irregular, was determined by the difference between the maximum and minimum diameters. A total of 174 physiological foramina were analyzed. The average of the minimum and maximum diameters was between 0.24-0.33 mm in maxillary first molars and between 0.25-0.33 mm in mandibular first molars. In maxillary molars, the most common shape of the foramen was oval (50%), then irregular (32%), then round (18%). In mandibular molars, the oval shape was also the most frequent (59%), followed by irregular (23%) and round (18%). The findings of this study regarding the morphology of physiological apical foramina in first molars make it easier for the operator to choose the appropriately-sized instruments to perform endodontic therapy successfully.

  1. Enamel thickness and the helicoidal wear plane in modern human mandibular molars.

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    Schwartz, G T

    2000-05-01

    Helicoid occlusion has long been recognized as a feature characterizing the human dentition and has been viewed as an important morphological marker in the transition from Australopithecus to Homo. The hallmark of helicoidal wear is a buccal wear slope in anterior mandibular molars (and a corresponding lingual slope of wear in anterior maxillary molars) reversing to a flat or lingual-oriented one in posterior mandibular molars. If localized increases in enamel thickness are taken as evidence of an adaptation to increased wear resistance, then data on enamel thickness in unworn molars can be used to assess whether the region of greatest wear changes from anterior to posterior in such a way as to provide evidence for the helicoidal wear plane being a structural feature of the orofacial skeleton. Such a hypothesis was supported in a previous study on enamel thickness in modern human maxillary molars. As maxillary and mandibular precisely interdigitate, it is reasonable to expect that a similar pattern of enamel thickness distribution should be present in mandibular molars. To test this, data on the distribution of enamel thickness across functionally relevant regions of the crown were collected on a sample of twenty-nine completely unworn mandibular molars. Results suggest that enamel thickness increases slightly posteriorly but no evidence exists for morphological changes along the mandibular molar series of modern humans to follow a trend towards providing additional tooth material in areas under greater wear in accordance with a helicoidal wear model. This suggests that the patterning of enamel thickness must be viewed in conjunction with other features, such as the biomechanical behaviour of molars during occlusion and axial molar angulation, to ascertain the precise anatomical determinants of this unique feature of the human dentition. PMID:10739861

  2. Aneurisma da artéria cerebelar ântero-inferior: relato de caso Aneurysm of the anterior inferior cerebellar artery: case report

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    Juan Oscar Alarcón Adorno

    2002-12-01

    Full Text Available Os aneurismas intracranianos do sistema vértebro-basilar representam cerca de 5 a 10% de todos os aneurismas cerebrais. Os aneurismas da artéria cerebelar ântero-inferior (AICA são considerados raros, podendo causar síndrome do ângulo ponto cerebelar, com ou sem hemorragia subaracnóidea. Desde 1948, foram descritos poucos casos na literatura. Apresentamos o caso de uma paciente, de 33 anos, na qual, após investigação de quadro de hemorragia subaracnóidea, diagnosticou-se aneurisma sacular da AICA esquerda. Foi submetida a clipagem do aneurisma, com ótimo resultado pós operatório.The intracranial aneurysms of the posterior circulation have been reported between 5 and 10% of all cerebral aneurysms and the aneurysms of the anterior inferior cerebellar artery (AICA are considered rare, can cause cerebello pontine angle (CPA syndrome with or without subarachnoid hemorrhage. Since 1948 few cases were described in the literature. We report on a 33 year-old female patient with subarachnoid hemorrhage due to sacular aneurysm of the left AICA. She was submitted to clipage of the aneurysm without complications.

  3. TRAYECTO DEL NERVIO GLUTEO INFERIOR ASOCIADO A LA DIVISION ALTA DEL NERVIO ISQUIATICO / INFERIOR GLUTEAL NERVE COURSE ASSOCIATED TO THE HIGH DIVISION OF THE SCIATIC NERVE

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    Carla, Gabrielli; Enrique, Olave; Eduardo, Mandiola; Célio F.S., Rodrigues.

    Full Text Available El nervio glúteo inferior, ramo del plexo sacro, abandona la pelvis pasando generalmente por debajo del músculo piriforme. De este plexo se origina también el nervio isquiático, el cual puede presentar variaciones en su relación con el músculo mencionado, entre ellas, las que se refieren a la divisi [...] ón alta del mismo. Sin embargo, son escasos los trabajos que correlacionen esta división con el trayecto del nervio glúteo inferior y su relación con el músculo piriforme. Con el propósito de verificar una posible asociación entre los trayectos de estos nervios, fueron disecadas 80 regiones glúteas de cadáveres de individuos brasileños adultos en el Departamento de Morfología de la Universidade Federal de São Paulo. Se encontraron dos tipos de variación entre el nervio isquiático y el músculo piriforme: en 9 casos (11,2 %) el nervio fibular común pasó a través del músculo y el nervio tibial transcurrió por debajo de su margen inferior (Tipo I); en dos casos (2,5 %), correspondientes a un mismo individuo, el nervio fibular común hizo su trayecto por sobre el margen superior del músculo piriforme y el nervio tibial pasó por debajo de su margen inferior (Tipo II). En el tipo I, el nervio glúteo inferior pasó a través del músculo en 6 casos y en los 3 restantes una parte del nervio perforó al músculo y la otra pasó por debajo de su margen inferior; en el tipo II, el nervio glúteo inferior transcurrió por debajo del margen inferior del músculo en uno de los casos y en el otro, una parte de este nervio se originó del nervio fibular común y la otra, pasó por debajo del margen inferior del músculo. El trayecto del nervio glúteo inferior a través del músculo piriforme podría estar relacionado con la atrofia glútea observada en los pacientes con "síndrome del músculo piriforme Abstract in english The inferior gluteal nerve, branch of the sacral plexus, leaves the pelvis and passes usually below of the piriformis muscle. The sciatic nerve also comes from this plexus and can present distinct relationships with the mentioned muscle, among these ones it is found the one related to the high divis [...] ion of the nerve. However, the studies that correlates this division with the course of the inferior gluteal nerve and its relationship with the piriformis muscle are scarce. In order to verify a possible association between these anatomical structures, we dissected 80 gluteal regions of adult Brazilian cadavers. Two types of variations were found between the sciatic nerve and the piriformis muscle. The common fibular nerve pierced the muscle and the tibial nerve passed below of its inferior margin in 9 cases (11,2 %), corresponding to the type I; in 6 of these cases the trunk of the inferior gluteal nerve passed through the muscle and in just 3 cases, only a portion perforated the muscle. The type II was observed in 2 cases (2,5 %), corresponding to the same individual, in this type the common fibular nerve passed over the superior margin and the tibial nerve below of the inferior margin of the piriformis muscle. In the rigth side, the trunk of the inferior gluteal nerve passed below of the inferior margin of the muscle; in the left side, it is found only a portion of the nerve originated from the common fibular nerve and the other portion passed below the inferior margin of the muscle. The course of the inferior gluteal nerve through the piriformis muscle could be related to the gluteal atrophy observed in the patients with the "piriformis syndrome

  4. Injury of the Inferior Alveolar Nerve during Implant Placement: a Literature Review

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    Gintaras Juodzbalys

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Objectives: The purpose of present article was to review aetiological factors, mechanism, clinical symptoms, and diagnostic methods as well as to create treatment guidelines for the management of inferior alveolar nerve injury during dental implant placement.Material and Methods: Literature was selected through a search of PubMed, Embase and Cochrane electronic databases. The keywords used for search were inferior alveolar nerve injury, inferior alveolar nerve injuries, inferior alveolar nerve injury implant, inferior alveolar nerve damage, inferior alveolar nerve paresthesia and inferior alveolar nerve repair. The search was restricted to English language articles, published from 1972 to November 2010. Additionally, a manual search in the major anatomy, dental implant, periodontal and oral surgery journals and books were performed. The publications there selected by including clinical, human anatomy and physiology studies.Results: In total 136 literature sources were obtained and reviewed. Aetiological factors of inferior alveolar nerve injury, risk factors, mechanism, clinical sensory nerve examination methods, clinical symptoms and treatment were discussed. Guidelines were created to illustrate the methods used to prevent and manage inferior alveolar nerve injury before or after dental implant placement.Conclusions: The damage of inferior alveolar nerve during the dental implant placement can be a serious complication. Clinician should recognise and exclude aetiological factors leading to nerve injury. Proper presurgery planning, timely diagnosis and treatment are the key to avoid nerve sensory disturbances management.

  5. Influência da temperatura, da massa molar e da distribuição de massa molar na tensão superficial de PS, PP e PE: experimento e teoria

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    Moreira José C.

    2003-01-01

    Full Text Available Neste trabalho a influência da temperatura, da massa molar (n e da distribuição de massa molar (MWD na tensão superficial de poliestireno (PS foi avaliada utilizando o método da gota pendente. A influência da temperatura na tensão superficial de polipropileno isotático (i-PP e de polietileno de baixa densidade (PELBD também foi estudada aqui. As teorias de Patterson-Rastogi e Dee-Sauer foram utilizadas em conjunção com a teoria de equação de estado de Flory, Orwoll, e Vrij (FOV para prever a tensão superficial (gama utilizando dados de pressão-volume-temperatura (PVT dos polímeros. Ambas teorias prevêem que a tensão superficial diminui linearmente com o aumento da temperatura e aumenta com a massa molar concordando com os resultados experimentais. Entretanto, ambas teorias subestimam a mudança de entropia de formação de superfície por unidade de área a volume constante para sistemas poliméricos de baixa massa molar e polidisperso e subestimam o efeito da distribuição de massa molar na tensão superficial

  6. Geología del Nunatak Pedersen, Cretácico Inferior, Península Antártica

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    R.A. del Valle

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    Full Text Available La Formación Pedersen (Hauteriviano alto en el nunatak homónimo forma parte de la sucesión del Mesozoico superior-Cenozoico inferior de la cuenca Larsen; está afectada por fallas inversas y pliegues producidos por fuerzas transpresivas que actuaron en forma normal a la costa oriental de la península Antártica durante la deformación ocurrida en la cuenca durante el Cretácico medio. En el nunatak Pedersen se identificaron ocho facies sedimentarias, en una sucesión que tiene un espesor máximo de 215 metros, la cual está compuesta mayormente de rocas conglomerádicas con cantidades menores de areniscas y fangolitas. Contiene restos de plantas inidentificables; la fauna marina incluye fragmoconos de belemnites y fragmentos de amonites asignados al género Favrella. Los amonites hallados confirman una edad Hauteriviano alto para estos depósitos.

  7. Anatomy and radiology of the anterior inferior cerebellar artery

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    This study describes the variations of the Anterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery (AICA) and identifies its types of appearance in normal angiograms as well as in angiograms of patients suffering from posterior fossa tumours or from ischemic lesions in the vertebro-basilar territory. For this purpose a study of 20 normal specimens was undertaken. Four main types of the AICA are distinguished. One hundred normal vertebral angiograms, made between 1976 and 1982 in the Valeriuskliniek and the Academisch Ziekenhuis der Vrije Univesiteit are reviewed. The AICA's are classified in the same way as in the anatomical study. The same classification was used in the analysis of 41 vertebral angiograms of patients with posterior fossa tumours and nine angiograms of patients with ischemic disturbances in the posterior cranial fossa. (Auth.)

  8. THE ANTONINE PLAGUE IN DACIA AND MOESIA INFERIOR

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    Drago? Mitrofan

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    Full Text Available  The study of epidemics, especially the ancient ones, has long eluded our scientists. And so, we have tried to use a different approach and different ways of studying the disastrous effects of such an epidemic, in the 2nd  century A.D. The goal of this paper is to analyze aspects such as chronology, expansion, and the effects of the disease, and especially, to raise a question about its presence in the roman provinces of Dacia and Moesia Inferior. Whether the presence of a full scale epidemic can be argued, evidence of disturbance can be found by numerous means .In the end, such scientific approach on epidemics can hold valuable clues regarding the rise and fall of civilizations and empires.      

  9. Inferior rectus muscle ocular cysticercosis: A case report.

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    Goyal, Sanjiv; Sandhu, Pawandeep Singh; Sharma, Ankita; Malik, Manzoor Ahmad; Bansal, Parveen; Kaur, Jasbir

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    Cysticercosis is a systemic parasitic disease caused by the larval form of cestode Taenia solium. It has a worldwide distribution and is potentially harmful with variable clinical manifestations. The most commonly involved sites include eye, brain, bladder wall, and heart. Ocular cysticercosis can be extraocular or intraocular and may present with varied clinical symptoms. We report the condition in a thirteen year old female child who presented with mild lower lid swelling and diplopia in upgaze, wherein cysticercus cellulosae cyst was found within the mass of the right inferior rectus muscle. It becomes important to report this case because of the relative rarity of the condition these days, unusual site of the cyst and the young age of the patient. PMID:25892941

  10. Evidence of Mirror Neurons in Human Inferior Frontal Gyrus

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    Kilner, James M.; Neal, Alice; Weiskopf, Nikolaus; Friston, Karl J.; Frith, Chris D.

    2009-01-01

    There is much current debate about the existence of mirror neurons in humans. To identify mirror neurons in the inferior frontal gyrus (IFG) of humans we employed a repetition suppression paradigm while measuring neural activity with functional magnetic resonance imaging. Subjects either executed or observed a series of actions. Here we show that in the IFG, responses were suppressed both when an executed action was followed by the same rather than a different observed action and when an observed action was followed by the same rather than a different executed action. This pattern of responses is consistent with that predicted by mirror neurons and is evidence of mirror neurons in the human IFG. PMID:19675249

  11. Frustrative reward omission increases aggressive behaviour of inferior fighters

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    Vindas, Marco A.; Johansen, Ida B.; Vela-Avitua, Sergio; Sletbak Nørstrud, Karoline; Aalgaard, Marion; Braastad, Bjarne O; Höglund, Erik; Øverli, Øyvind

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    Animals use aggressive behaviour to gain access to resources, and individuals adjust their behaviour relative to resource value and own resource holding potential (RHP). Normally, smaller individuals have inferior fighting abilities compared with larger conspecifics. Affective and cognitive...... to associate a light with reward. Thereafter, the reward was omitted for half of the fish prior to a contest between individuals possessing a 36–40% difference in RHP. Small control individuals displayed submissive behaviour and virtually no aggression. By contrast, small OER individuals were more...... aggressive, and twoout of 11 became socially dominant. Increased aggression insmall OER individuals was accompanied by increased serotonin levels in the dorsomedial pallium (proposed amygdala homologue), but no changes in limbic dopamine neurochemistry were observed in OER-exposed individuals. The...

  12. Percutaneous placement of bird's nest inferior vena cava filter

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    To describe clinical experiences of the use of Bird's Nest inferior vena cava(IVC) filter. Between August 1991 and August 1997, IVC filter was percutaneously inserted in 51 patients with pulmonary embolism(PE) and deep vein thrombosis of the lower extremities. Indications for the placement of this filter were contraindication to anticoagulation in 17 patients, prophylaxis of PE in 17, failed anticoagulation in 11, massive PE with residual floating thrombus in three and complications involving anticoagulation in 3. In order to delineate the location of renal vein and extension of deep vein thrombosis into the IVC, all patients under went inferior vena cavography before filter placement. Thirty filters were inserted through the right femoral vein, 19 through the right internal jugular vein and three through the left femoral vein. The patients involved were followed up for periods ranging from one week to six years (mean 10 months). A Bird's Nest IVC filter was placed in the infrarenal IVC in 44 patients and in the suprarenal IVC in 7. Certain complicatioins ensued. IVC penetration occurred in three patients(5.9%), and in seven(1.37%) the filter wire prolapsed. Except for transient pain, however, there were no serious IVC penetration-related complications and no evidence of recurrence of PE in the cases involving prolapse of the filter wire. During follow up, clinically suspected recurrent PE was noted in two patients(3.9%), but there was no evidence of newly developed occlusion of the IVC. In patients who under went follow up, Bird's Nest IVC filter effectively prevented the development and recurrence of PE, and there were no complications. To prevent of penetration of the IVC and prolapse of the filter, however, technical skill was needed

  13. Sensitivity of rat inferior colliculus neurons to frequency distributions.

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    Herrmann, Björn; Parthasarathy, Aravindakshan; Han, Emily X; Obleser, Jonas; Bartlett, Edward L

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    Stimulus-specific adaptation refers to a neural response reduction to a repeated stimulus that does not generalize to other stimuli. However, stimulus-specific adaptation appears to be influenced by additional factors. For example, the statistical distribution of tone frequencies has recently been shown to dynamically alter stimulus-specific adaptation in human auditory cortex. The present study investigated whether statistical stimulus distributions also affect stimulus-specific adaptation at an earlier stage of the auditory hierarchy. Neural spiking activity and local field potentials were recorded from inferior colliculus neurons of rats while tones were presented in oddball sequences that formed two different statistical contexts. Each sequence consisted of a repeatedly presented tone (standard) and three rare deviants of different magnitudes (small, moderate, large spectral change). The critical manipulation was the relative probability with which large spectral changes occurred. In one context the probability was high (relative to all deviants), while it was low in the other context. We observed larger responses for deviants compared with standards, confirming previous reports of increased response adaptation for frequently presented tones. Importantly, the statistical context in which tones were presented strongly modulated stimulus-specific adaptation. Physically and probabilistically identical stimuli (moderate deviants) in the two statistical contexts elicited different response magnitudes consistent with neural gain changes and thus neural sensitivity adjustments induced by the spectral range of a stimulus distribution. The data show that already at the level of the inferior colliculus stimulus-specific adaptation is dynamically altered by the statistical context in which stimuli occur. PMID:26354316

  14. Forças de mordida relacionadas a próteses parciais removíveis inferiores Biting forces related to partially removable mandibular dentures

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    Eduardo Piza PELLIZZER

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    Full Text Available A pesquisa teve como objetivo determinar as forças de mordida de 73 indivíduos, por meio de um gnatodinamômetro. Os pacientes eram portadores de próteses parciais removíveis inferiores classes I, II ou III. A arcada antagonista era prótese, parcial removível ou fixa, ou total. Os resultados permitiram concluir que: as selas de extremidade livre, principalmente em suas posições extremas, conduziram a forças de mordida muito baixas; o envolvimento de prótese total, também, conduziu a forças de mordida baixas; o sexo masculino alcançou valores maiores que o feminino; com prótese parcial removível classe III, os dentes naturais molares e pré-molares desenvolveram valores maiores do que com classes I e II.The purpose of this study was to determine the biting forces of individuals wearing classes I, II or III partially removable mandibular dentures. Upper jaws presented fixed bridges, classes I, II or III partially removable dentures, or complete dentures. Measurements of biting forces were obtained by a gnathodynamometer. The conclusions were: classes I and II presented low biting forces, specially far from the last abutment tooth; when the opposite arcade was a complete denture, biting forces were low; males presented higher biting forces than females; natural molars and bicuspids presented higher biting forces with class III than with classes I or II.

  15. Prevalence of taurodontism in primary mandibular first molars of ethnic Indian children.

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    Nagaveni, N B; Radhika, N B

    2012-01-01

    The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of taurodontism in primary mandibular first molars in ethnic Indian children using periapical radiographs. Periapical radiographs of 274 children obtained from December 2008 to August 2010 were retrospectively screened and examined. Radiographs of 196 patients (99 boys and 97 girls; ages 2.5-10.5) with bilateral primary mandibular first molars were randomly selected and evaluated. The gender, symmetry, and frequencies of occurrence of taurodont primary mandibular first molars were compared and the obtained data were statistically analyzed using the x2 test. Eight (4.08%) taurodont primary mandibular first molars were found with a bilateral incidence of a symmetrical distribution of 38% (3/8). The prevalence of taurodontism in primary mandibular first molars did not differ significantly between right and left sides or with gender (P ? 0.05). The results of the present study indicate that approximately 4% of Indian children had taurodontism in primary mandibular first molars. Clinicians should be aware of the prevalence of this anatomic variant in primary mandibular first molars among the Indian population for early identification of taurodonts and for rendering the best care during dental treatment. PMID:23032243

  16. Predicting lower third molar eruption on panoramic radiographs after cephalometric comparison of profile and panoramic radiographs

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    Begtrup, Anders; GrØnastØð, Halldis Á

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    Previous studies have suggested methods for predicting third molar tooth eruption radiographically. Still, this prediction is associated with uncertainty. The aim of the present study was to elucidate the association between cephalometric measurements on profile and panoramic radiographs and to find a simple and reliable method for predicting the eruption of the mandibular third molar by measurements on panoramic radiographs. The material consisted of profile and panoramic radiographs, taken before orthodontic treatment, of 30 males and 23 females (median age 22, range 18-48 years), with no known diseases. Cephalometric measurements on panoramic and profile radiographs were performed and compared, i.e. the size of the gonial angle and sagittal distance from the alveolar margin between the mandibular central incisors to the anterior border of the mandibular ramus. Furthermore, the mesiodistal width of the second molar was measured. Statistical methods included analysis of method error. The probability of eruption was modelled using logistic regression analysis. Correlation was observed between all measurements on profile and panoramic radiographs. The skeletal variable expressing the length from the ramus to the incisors (olr-id) showed a statistically significant correlation. By combining this length with the mesiodistal width of the lower second molar, the prediction of eruption of the lower third molar was strengthened. A new formula for calculating the probability of eruption of the mandibular third molar was made and a graph constructed for easy assessment. In conclusion, a simple method for predicting the eruption of the third molar is presented.

  17. Use of cone beam imaging to assess inter-root distance in molar furcations.

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    Dutra, Danilo Antonio Milbradt; da Silva, Felipe Borges; Moreira, Carlos Heitor Cunha; Kantorski, Karla Zanini

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    This study used cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) to evaluate distances among root surfaces in molar furcations and assess the congruence between inter-root distances in molar furcations and curette blade widths. Distances among root surfaces at 1 and 3 mm from the fornix of molar furcations (points A and B, respectively) were measured with standardized CBCT images and analyzed using computer software. Periodontal curette widths were evaluated by digital caliper and stereomicroscope (magnification 10x). Forty CBCT images (containing a total of 141 molar teeth and 354 furcations) were evaluated; 19 furcations (5.4%) with fused molars were excluded. Mesial furcations of the first molars had the highest average inter-root distances (point A: 3.81 ± 0.87 mm; point B: 5.30 ± 0.92 mm), while buccal furcations of the maxillary second molars had the smallest average distances (point A: 1.49 ± 0.37 mm; point B: 1.90 ± 0.65 mm). Analysis of 107 curettes revealed statistically significant differences among curette types and manufacturers. Pearson's coefficient revealed a strong and significant correlation for curette measurement using digital caliper and stereomicroscope (r = 0.86, P < 0.01). In most cases, the curettes tested allowed access for scaling and root planing of teeth with furcation involvement. PMID:24598502

  18. Intrusion of overerupted upper first molar using two orthodontic miniscrews. A case report.

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    Kravitz, Neal D; Kusnoto, Budi; Tsay, Peter T; Hohlt, William F

    2007-09-01

    Loss of the mandibular first molar often leads to the overeruption of the opposing maxillary first molar, resulting in occlusal interference, loss of periodontal bony support, and inadequate room to restore the mandibular edentulous space. Without orthodontic molar intrusion or segmental surgical impaction, restoring the posterior occlusion often entails the need for significant reduction of maxillary molar crown height, with the potential need for costly iatrogenic root canal therapy and restoration. The literature has cited successful maxillary molar intrusion with minor prosthodontic reduction using palatal orthodontic miniscrews and buccal zygomatic miniplates. In this report, the authors present successful maxillary molar intrusion with two orthodontic miniscrews in a patient with extreme dental anxiety and significant dental erosion due to gastric reflux. Using two orthodontic miniscrews for skeletal anchorage to intrude the maxillary molar simplified the orthodontic treatment by eliminating the need for extensive surgery, headgear, and intraoral multiunit anchorage and preserved indispensable tooth enamel. The clinical results showed significant intrusion through the maxillary sinus cortical floor while maintaining periodontal health, tooth vitality, and root length. PMID:17902236

  19. Growth and treatment changes distal to the mandibular first molar: a lateral cephalometric study.

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    Sable, Daniel L; Woods, Michael G

    2004-06-01

    This study examined space changes occurring distal to the mandibular first molar in growing patients treated using two different approaches. Two groups of 50 patients were selected for the study. The patients in group I were treated with the extraction of mandibular second premolars, whereas those in group II were treated without mandibular premolar extractions, by holding E-spaces with utility arches. Lateral cephalograms taken before and after treatment were used to measure space changes within the mandible. Follow-up written treatment records and radiographs were also examined to ascertain whether the mandibular third molars were ultimately extracted or retained. A greater mean space increase between Xi point and the mandibular first molar was found in boys and girls treated with second premolar extractions. The mean space increase between Xi point and the mandibular first molar, as well as the average increase in total mandibular length, was greater in boys than in girls for both treatment modalities. This reflects a greater amount of growth in boys during the treatment period. The greater mean space increase in the groups treated with second premolar extractions could be attributed to the fact that the first molar generally moved further mesially during treatment in the extraction subjects, whereas in the E-space subjects, the first molars were perhaps held back. It was noted that the mandibular third molars were ultimately more likely to have been extracted in the E-space groups than in the second premolar extraction groups within this sample. PMID:15264649

  20. Apparent molar volumes and compressibilities of electrolytes and ions in ?-butyrolactone

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    Highlights: ? Density and speed of sound for salts solutions in ?-butyrolactone were measured. ? The apparent molar volumes and compressibilities have been determined. ? The limiting molar quantities are split into independent ionic contributions. ? These data are used to describe ion–solvent interactions. - Abstract: The densities of tetraphenylphosphonium bromide, sodium tetraphenylborate, lithium perchlorate, sodium perchlorate and lithium bromide in ?-butyrolactone at (288.15, 293.15, 298.15, 303.15, 308.15 and 313.15) K and speed of sound at 298.15 K have been measured. From these data apparent molar volumes V? at (288.15, 293.15, 298.15, 303.15, 308.15 and 313.15) K and the apparent molar isentropic compressibility KS,?, at T = 298.15 K of the salts have been determined. The apparent molar volumes and the apparent molar isentropic compressibilities were fitted to the Redlich, Rosenfeld and Mayer equation as well as to the Pitzer and Masson equations yielding infinite dilution data. The obtained limiting values have been used to estimate the ionic data of the standard partial molar volume and the standard partial isentropic compressibility in ?-butyrolactone solutions.

  1. Changes in the Position of Mandibular Third Molars Following Extraction and Non-Extraction Orthodontic Treatments

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    Maryam Poosti

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: Impaction of third molars can be associated with a number of sequelae, each requiring a different type of treatment. The purpose of this study was to assess the changes in the position of lower third molars following extraction and non-extraction orthodontic treatments. Methods: Pre- and post-treatment panoramic radiographs of 26 class I malocclusion patients (4 male and 22 female who were treated on a non-extraction basis were compared with those of 30 class I malocclusion patients (5 male and 25 female who received orthodontic treatment following the extraction of all first premolars. In each group, the lower third molar angulations and their distance from the lower border of the mandible were assessed. Results: Paired t-tests and independent t-tests detected significant changes in the position of the lower third molars in the extraction group. Both the left and right molars became more upright and their distance from the lower border of the mandible increased. Similar changes were only seen in the position of the right mandibular third molars in the non-extraction group. Conclusion: Tooth extractions can bring about favorable changes in the position of mandibular third molars and possibly reduce their incidence of impaction

  2. National clinical guidelines for the extraction of first permanent molars in children.

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    Cobourne, M T; Williams, A; Harrison, M

    2014-12-01

    This article summarises recently updated guidelines produced by the Clinical Governance Directorate of the British Orthodontic Society through the Clinical Standards Committee of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England (FDSRCS) on the extraction of first permanent molars in children. The first permanent molar is susceptible to chronological enamel defects, molar-incisor hypomineralisation and caries, which may necessitate enforced extraction in the developing dentition. In the right circumstances, the extraction of these teeth can be followed by successful eruption of the second permanent molar and ultimately, third molar eruption to complete the molar dentition. For this reason, elective extraction of first permanent molars with a questionable long-term prognosis should be considered when planning enforced extractions. However, a number of factors can influence the decision-making process, including the necessity for a general anaesthetic to allow extraction, potential cooperation with restorative or orthodontic treatment and likely future preventative practice within the family. Moreover, the presence of any underlying malocclusion also needs to be evaluated within the context of extraction planning. The current available evidence has been evaluated and awarded a grade based upon those recommended by the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network. PMID:25476643

  3. Changes in the Position of Mandibular Third Molars Following Extraction and Non-Extraction Orthodontic Treatments

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    Maryam Poosti

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available Introduction: Impaction of third molars can be associated with a number of sequelae, each requiring a different type of treatment. The purpose of this study was to assess the changes in the position of lower third molars following extraction and non-extraction orthodontic treatments. Methods: Pre- and post-treatment panoramic radiographs of 26 class I malocclusion patients (4 male and 22 female who were treated on a non-extraction basis were compared with those of 30 class I malocclusion patients (5 male and 25 female who received orthodontic treatment following the extraction of all first premolars. In each group, the lower third molar angulations and their distance from the lower border of the mandible were assessed. Results: Paired t-tests and independent t-tests detected significant changes in the position of the lower third molars in the extraction group. Both the left and right molars became more upright and their distance from the lower border of the mandible increased. Similar changes were only seen in the position of the right mandibular third molars in the non-extraction group. Conclusion: Tooth extractions can bring about favorable changes in the position of mandibular third molars and possibly reduce their incidence of impaction.

  4. Morphology of the Physiological Apical Foramen in Maxillary and Mandibular First Molars

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    Abarca, J.; Zaror, C.; Monardes, H.; Hermosilla, V.; Muñoz, C.; Cantin, M.

    2015-01-01

    SUMMARY Information regarding the anatomy of the physiological apical foramen is limited. Knowing its diameter and shapes contributes to clinical work, specifically to the cleaning and shaping of the apical third. The aim of this ex vivo study was to determine the minimum and maximum diameters and shape of the physiological apical foramen in the roots of maxillary and mandibular first molars. A descriptive study was conducted on 89 recently extracted first molars. Roots 3–5 mm from the apex were sectioned and prepared for analysis at 40× magnification. The minimum and maximum diameters of each physiological foramen were measured using the program Motic Images plus 2.0 ML. The shape of the foramina, classified as round, oval or irregular, was determined by the difference between the maximum and minimum diameters. A total of 174 physiological foramina were analyzed. The average of the minimum and maximum diameters was between 0.24–0.33 mm in maxillary first molars and between 0.25–0.33 mm in mandibular first molars. In maxillary molars, the most common shape of the foramen was oval (50%), then irregular (32%), then round (18%). In mandibular molars, the oval shape was also the most frequent (59%), followed by irregular (23%) and round (18%). The findings of this study regarding the morphology of physiological apical foramina in first molars make it easier for the operator to choose the appropriately-sized instruments to perform endodontic therapy successfully. PMID:25937698

  5. Recent trends in chemistry and mass budget of a high altitude lake in the southern Alps (Laghetto Inferiore, Canton Ticino, Switzerland

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    Rosario MOSELLO

    2000-08-01

    Full Text Available Since 1980, surveys have been performed every three years on about 50 small high-altitude Alpine lakes located in the Swiss part of the Lago Maggiore watershed (Southern Central Alps. Since 1996 one of these lakes, Laghetto Inferiore (LI has been included in the Mountain Lakes Research (MOLAR program, an extensive European co-operative research project with 23 partners. Laghetto Inferiore, situated at 2074 m a.s.l., has a watershed mainly composed of crystalline silicic rocks, a maximum depth of 33 m and a theoretical renewal time of 41 days. The watershed includes a second lake, Laghetto Superiore (LS, located at 2128 m a.s.l. The surface water pH of LI is around 6.6, while alkalinity is about 30 ?eq l-1, increasing to 90 ?eq l-1 at the maximum depth. Calculated inputs from atmospheric deposition and the main tributary streams were compared with changes in the lake concentration, and outflow fluxes on a monthly basis. Weathering ranged between 90-130 meq m-2 of alkalinity using a mass budget approach, of which 50% was consumed by the actual (H+ and potential (NH4 + atmospheric acidity. Chemical trends over the period 1985-1998 show an increase in alkalinity and a decrease in sulphate, due to a reduction in the deposition of atmospheric acidity, and a decrease in nitrate, probably because of increased lake productivity.

  6. Eficacia del Tratamiento con Amoxicilina en la Prevención de Complicaciones Postoperatorias en Pacientes Sometidos a Cirugía del Tercer Molar: un Estudio Doble Ciego / Efficacy of Amoxicillin Treatment in Preventing Postoperative Complications in Patients Undergoing Third Molar Surgery: a Double Blind Study

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    Walter Leal, de Moura; Weber Leal, de Moura; Simei André da Silva Rodrigues, Freire; Suyá Moura, Mendes; Sergio, Olate.

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    Full Text Available El objetivo de esta investigación fue estudiar clínicamente la eficacia de la terapia con amoxicilina en terceros molares retenidos sobre las condiciones postoperatorias de edema, dolor, trismus e infección. Fueron seleccionados 14 pacientes de entre 15 y 30 años con la retención de los dientes 3.8 [...] y 4.8 en la misma posición según las clasificaciones utilizadas actualmente. Se realizó inicialmente una cirugía y posteriormente la segunda; se estableció un grupo test con terapia antibiótica (amoxicilina 500mg c/8h por 7 días) y un grupo control que no utilizo antibióticos. El edema fue estudiado a través de la distancia de puntos faciales de referencia y la evaluación del trimus fue obtenida por medio de la distancia interincisal superior e inferior. El dolor fue estudiado mediante escala visual análoga. No existió diferencia estadísticamente significativa en relación al edema y al trismus en los periodos estudiados; existió diferencia estadísticamente significativa respecto al dolor durante los primeros dos días, siendo el grupo test que presentaba más dolor. A los 7 días ya no se apreció diferencias. Finalmente, la amoxicilina como terapia posterior a la exodoncia de terceros molares no se relaciona con las condiciones postoperatorias del paciente. Abstract in english The aim of this study was to clinically evaluate the efficacy of antibiotics in retained third molar extractions, determining the need of antibiotics prophylaxis use in these procedures. Fourteen (14) patients, aged between 15 and 30 years, irrespective of sex, color or race were selected, for remov [...] al of retained third molars in symmetrical positions. The surgeries were divided into two groups: the control group in the first surgery and the second group undergoing prophylactic administration of 500 mg of amoxicillin 8 / 8 hours, for seven days after surgery. The evaluation of edema was established by the distance of reference points and assessment of facial trismus and was obtained by top and bottom interincisal distance. Measurements were performed before and after surgery, 24, 48 hours and for 7 days. Pain was evaluated subjectively by a visual analog scale. There was no statistically significant difference with respect to swelling and trismus after dental extractions with or without the use of antibiotics, and there was statistically significant difference in relation to pain in the postoperative periods of 24 and 48 hours, and increased pain reported by the test group. At day seven no differences were noted in perception of pain between the groups. Finally, the amoxicillin therapy subsequent to the third molar surgery is not related to the postoperatory conditions of the patient.

  7. Características de los Canales Radiculares de Molares Temporales / Characteristics of Roots Canals of Deciduous Teeth

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    Esther, Vaillard Jiménez; Enrique, Huitzil Muñoz; Loida, Castillo Domínguez.

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de esta investigacion fue identificar en los canales radiculares de la dentición temporal las variantes anatómicas de la cavidad dentaria pulpar. Se realizó un estudio clínico, descriptivo, transversal ex vivo, que analizó una muestra de 60 dientes temporales pertenecientes a niños mexic [...] anos aparentemente sanos, cuya extracción se indicó por motivos terapéuticos. Los dientes fueron almacenados en agua destilada y posteriormente diafanizados. La identificación de canales radiculares se realizó por un solo observador durante dos ocasiones (k= 0,7947). Los dientes unirradiculares presentaron 50% de canales simples y laterales, 25% secundarios y 25% deltas. Los molares maxilares presentaron un 8% de canales simples en cada raíz, mientras que los molares mandibulares un 29%. Canales secundarios, paralelos y recurrentes se observaron en el 33% de los molares. El 100% de las raíces distales de molares mandibulares presentaron canales reticulares. Las fusiones radiculares se presentan en el 88% de las molares mandibulares. La anatomía de los canales radiculares de la dentición temporal es altamente compleja. Abstract in english The aim of this study was to identify in roots canals of deciduous teeth anatomical variants in pulpar cavity. In a clinical, descriptive, cross sectional ex vivo study was analyzed a sample of 60 deciduous teeth of healthy Mexican children. Each tooth was conserved in distillated water and were tra [...] nsparency with a technic modified for deciduous teeth. Identifications of root canals was made twice by a lonely observant (k= 0.7947). Simple root teeth show 50% simple and lateral root canal, 25% secondary, 25% delta. Upper molars show 8% simple canal in each root. Lower molars 29%. Secondary root canals, parallel and recurrent were identified in 33% of cases. 100% of distal roots of lower molars have reticular canals. Root fusions are presents in 88% of lower molars. In conclusion, root canals anatomy of deciduous teeth is high complex.

  8. First Permanent Molars and Dental Expenses: Should Pit and Fissure Sealants Be Used?

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    2000-12-01

    Full Text Available Aim: We attempted to assess the part care to the first permanent molars represents in total spending for dental care and to estimate the economic and medical advisability of using the pit and fissure sealing technique on the first permanent molars for the prevention of tooth decay. Method: We studied a representative sample of 2649 affiliates in the Nord – Pas-de-Calais and Picardie regions who were reimbursed for dental care on October 15, 1998. 54% of the patients in the sample (1437 were examined by a member of health care’s advisory dental staff. Results: The first permanent molars represent 28% of total reimbursed costs for care given to all the permanent teeth. 34% of all reimbursed conservative treatment for the first permanent molars concern patients under twenty years of age. In children aged 5 to 9 years who had reimbursed dental care, caries occurring on the occlusal side of the first permanent molars constitute 71% of all decayed or filled first molars. 47% of all patients in this age group have dental caries on the occlusal side of at least one permanent molar. 87% of their first molars present caries on the occlusal surface or have no tooth decay. We failed to find any correlation between dental decay on the occlusal surface and the socio-economic characteristics of the affiliates. Conclusion: All children between 5 and 9 years old do not require pit and fissure sealing for the prevention of dental caries on the occlusal surface of their first permanent molars. Before this technique is approved for reimbursement by health insurance, guidelines are needed for defining its indications.

  9. Agenesia del Tercer Molar en una Etnia Originaria del Norte de Chile: Aymaras / Third Molar Agenesis in Native Ethnia from North of Chile: Aymaras

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    Fernando, García-Hernández; Víctor Javier, Beltrán Varas.

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available Agenesia es la ausencia de dientes por alteraciones genéticas aisladas o sindrómicas. La agenesia del tercer molar está asociada a malformaciones y es considerada por diversos autores consecuencia de la evolución humana (Larmour et al, 2005). Son los dientes con mayor prevalencia de agenesia junto c [...] on segundos premolares e incisivos laterales (Fuller & Denehy, 1984). La prevalen-cia varía entre 9% y 37% (McNamara & Foley, 2006), en tanto Arboleda et al. (2006) señalan una prevalencia del 20%. La literatura señala variables estadísticas porcentuales, por género, por arcada dentaria, por lado y por diente, con escasos artículos sobre grupos originarios de Chile. La población en estudio consistió en 78 individuos, 42 hombres y 36 mujeres, entre 18 y 40 años, de la etnia aymara, sin exodoncias del tercer molar ni tratamientos ortodónticos y sin malformaciones congénitas. Se determinó el grado de mestizaje mediante técnica sero lógica de hemo-aglutinación y por aplicación de la fórmula de Bernstein, que demostró 51% de mezcla indígena. A cada individuo se le tomó radiografía panorámica para observar presencia o ausencia de terceros molares. Se determinó un 21,79% de agenesia, con mayor porcentaje masculino. En la muestra total y en hombres hay mayor agenesia de terceros molares mandibulares, en cambio en mujeres existe igual porcentaje de agenesia en ambas arcadas. Predominan agenesias izquierdas, lo mismo se comprueba en el género masculino, mientras que en mujeres se comprueba igual porcentaje bilateral. Predomina la agenesia de un solo molar en ambos sexos. Nuestros resultados fueron comparados con atácamenos y con jóvenes antofagastinos y no se determinaron diferencias significativas al 95%, coincidiendo con lo señalado en la literatura. La investigación representa un aporte a la antropología del norte de Chile, pero considerando lo reducido de la muestra no es posible determinar variables étnicas. Abstract in english Agenesis is the absence of teeth by genetic alterations, single or as syndrome. Agenesis of third molar is associated to malformations and is considered by diverse authors a consequence of the human evolution (Larmour et al., 2005). The third molars together with second premolars and lateral incisor [...] s are the teeth with greater prevalence of agenesis (Fuller & Denehy, 1984). The prevalence varies between 9% and 37% (McNamara & Foley, 2006); Arboleda et al. (2006) indicated a prevalence of 20%. Literature indicate variable percentage, by gender, dental arches, side and tooth, with few articles on original groups of Chile. The population in study consisted in 78 cases, 42 men and 36 women between 18 and 40 years of the ethnic group of aymarás, without extractions of third molar nor orthodontic treatments and without congenital malformations. Hybridism was determined by means of serum technique by blood agglutination and by application of the formula of Bernstein, demonstrated a 51% of indigenous mixture. To each individual a panoramic x-ray was taken to observe presence or absence of third molars. A 21.79% of agenesis was determined, with greater percentage among males. Agenesis lower third molar predominates in the sample and in men; however in women are greater agenesis upper third molar. In addition, agenesis predominates of the left side in both sexes, while in men equal bilateral percentage is verified. Agenesis of two molars predominates in both sexes. Our results be are compared with atácamenos and young people living in Antofagasta and statistical analyses did not show significant differences at the 95% level, and the results and, in general, agree with those in the literature. This research represents a contribution to the anthropology of the north of Chile, but it is not possible to determine ethnic variables considering the small sample in study.

  10. Agenesia del Tercer Molar en una Etnia Originaria del Norte de Chile: Aymaras Third Molar Agenesis in Native Ethnia from North of Chile: Aymaras

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    Fernando García-Hernández

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available Agenesia es la ausencia de dientes por alteraciones genéticas aisladas o sindrómicas. La agenesia del tercer molar está asociada a malformaciones y es considerada por diversos autores consecuencia de la evolución humana (Larmour et al, 2005. Son los dientes con mayor prevalencia de agenesia junto con segundos premolares e incisivos laterales (Fuller & Denehy, 1984. La prevalen-cia varía entre 9% y 37% (McNamara & Foley, 2006, en tanto Arboleda et al. (2006 señalan una prevalencia del 20%. La literatura señala variables estadísticas porcentuales, por género, por arcada dentaria, por lado y por diente, con escasos artículos sobre grupos originarios de Chile. La población en estudio consistió en 78 individuos, 42 hombres y 36 mujeres, entre 18 y 40 años, de la etnia aymara, sin exodoncias del tercer molar ni tratamientos ortodónticos y sin malformaciones congénitas. Se determinó el grado de mestizaje mediante técnica sero lógica de hemo-aglutinación y por aplicación de la fórmula de Bernstein, que demostró 51% de mezcla indígena. A cada individuo se le tomó radiografía panorámica para observar presencia o ausencia de terceros molares. Se determinó un 21,79% de agenesia, con mayor porcentaje masculino. En la muestra total y en hombres hay mayor agenesia de terceros molares mandibulares, en cambio en mujeres existe igual porcentaje de agenesia en ambas arcadas. Predominan agenesias izquierdas, lo mismo se comprueba en el género masculino, mientras que en mujeres se comprueba igual porcentaje bilateral. Predomina la agenesia de un solo molar en ambos sexos. Nuestros resultados fueron comparados con atácamenos y con jóvenes antofagastinos y no se determinaron diferencias significativas al 95%, coincidiendo con lo señalado en la literatura. La investigación representa un aporte a la antropología del norte de Chile, pero considerando lo reducido de la muestra no es posible determinar variables étnicas.Agenesis is the absence of teeth by genetic alterations, single or as syndrome. Agenesis of third molar is associated to malformations and is considered by diverse authors a consequence of the human evolution (Larmour et al., 2005. The third molars together with second premolars and lateral incisors are the teeth with greater prevalence of agenesis (Fuller & Denehy, 1984. The prevalence varies between 9% and 37% (McNamara & Foley, 2006; Arboleda et al. (2006 indicated a prevalence of 20%. Literature indicate variable percentage, by gender, dental arches, side and tooth, with few articles on original groups of Chile. The population in study consisted in 78 cases, 42 men and 36 women between 18 and 40 years of the ethnic group of aymarás, without extractions of third molar nor orthodontic treatments and without congenital malformations. Hybridism was determined by means of serum technique by blood agglutination and by application of the formula of Bernstein, demonstrated a 51% of indigenous mixture. To each individual a panoramic x-ray was taken to observe presence or absence of third molars. A 21.79% of agenesis was determined, with greater percentage among males. Agenesis lower third molar predominates in the sample and in men; however in women are greater agenesis upper third molar. In addition, agenesis predominates of the left side in both sexes, while in men equal bilateral percentage is verified. Agenesis of two molars predominates in both sexes. Our results be are compared with atácamenos and young people living in Antofagasta and statistical analyses did not show significant differences at the 95% level, and the results and, in general, agree with those in the literature. This research represents a contribution to the anthropology of the north of Chile, but it is not possible to determine ethnic variables considering the small sample in study.

  11. Hypohyperdontia: Agenesis of three third molars and mandibular centrals associated with midline supernumerary tooth in mandible

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    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available Agenesis of teeth in a patient who also presents with a supernumerary tooth is one of the rare numerical anomalies in human dentition. Agenesis of third molars was shown to be associated with other missing permanent teeth. A review of literature on hypodontia including third molar agenesis, hyperdontia and a concomitant presence of these two conditions which is termed as hypohyperdontia is presented along with a case showing agenesis of three third molars, both mandibular central incisors and a midline supernumerary tooth.

  12. Mandibular molars,3D reconstruction and configuration of their morphological variations

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    Lyroudia, K.; Chatzikallinikidis, C.; Dinga, A.; Pitas, I

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    During the last decade a number of articles studied the morphology of mandibular molars. The C-shaped root canal, an unusual anatomic configuration has been reported in studies referring to the mandibular second molar. The purpose of this study was a three-dimensional reconstruction of six free of caries mandibular molars. The teeth were embedded in a two-phase polyester resin. Serial cross sections were taken from each tooth and were digitized. Contours of the external as well as the interna...

  13. Two-Rooted Maxillary First Molars with Two Canals: A Case Series

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    Full Text Available Thorough understanding of the anatomic and internal morphology of a root canal system is absolutely essential for the success of endodontic treatment. Since permanent maxillary first molars have shown variation in internal anatomy, morphology, this tooth has been reviewed extensively. Presence of two canals in a two-rooted maxillary first molar has rarely been reported in studies describing tooth and root canal anatomies. In this report, three cases are presented, which involve the root canal treatment of maxillary first molars with fusion of the two buccal roots.

  14. Non syndromic bilateral microdontia of maxillary second molars: a very rare finding.

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    Hans, Manoj Kumar; Chander, Subhash; Ahluwalia, Amrit Singh; Chinna, Harleen

    2015-04-01

    Dental anomalies are the formative defects caused by genetic disturbances or environmental factors during tooth morphogenesis. The term microdontia is defined as the condition of having abnormally small teeth. Clinically, microdontia in the permanent dentition, excluding the third molars, is found in 0.8-8.4% of the population. One of the commonest forms of localized microdontia is that which affects the maxillary lateral incisor, a condition called Peg laterals. The next tooth which can be affected is the third molars. Few cases of microdontia in canines have been reported. Localised microdontia of maxillary second molar has never been reported in literature before. PMID:26023663

  15. Association between third mandibular molar impaction and degree of root development in adolescents

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    Lauesen, Søren Rødsgaard; Andreasen, Jens O; Gerds, Thomas Alexander; Christensen, Søren Steno Ahrensburg; Borum, Mette; Hillerup, Søren

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    Abstract Objective: To compare the root development and the growth rate of the mandibular third molar (M3 inf) in individuals where the M3 inf erupted vs individuals exhibiting M3 inf impaction. Materials and Methods: Serial standardized intraoral radiographs (Eggen technique) were taken annually of the mandibular third molar region from 132 subjects (71 male and 61 female) from 15 to 20 years of age. Based on the films, 264 lower third molars were classified into an eruption and an impaction gr...

  16. Leiomiossarcoma da veia cava inferior: relato de caso / Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava: a case report

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    Rafael Lemos, Nascif; Ana Graziela Santana, Antón; Gabriel Lacerda, Fernandes; George Caldas, Dantas; Vinícius de Araújo, Gomes; Marcelo Ricardo Canuto, Natal.

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Relatamos um caso de paciente do sexo feminino, 48 anos, com quadro clínico de dor abdominal de moderada intensidade e abaulamento do abdome. Ao exame físico constatou-se massa abdominal palpável. A tomografia computadorizada mostrou volumosa massa retroperitoneal, com realce heterogêneo e íntima re [...] lação com a veia cava inferior. Realizou-se ressecção em bloco da massa e do segmento invadido da veia cava. A histologia revelou leiomiossarcoma. Abstract in english The authors report a case of a 48 year-old female patient with moderate abdominal pain and bulging in the abdomen. Physical examination demonstrated the presence of a palpable abdominal mass. Computed tomography showed a heterogeneously enhancing retroperitoneal mass in close contact with the inferi [...] or vena cava. En bloc resection of the mass and of the attached vena cava segment was performed. Histological analysis revealed leiomyosarcoma.

  17. Distal posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysm: case report Aneurisma da artéria cerebelar posterior e inferior distal: relato de caso

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    Ricardo Ramina

    2005-06-01

    Full Text Available The majority of posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA aneurysms are usually found on the bifurcation of the vertebral artery (VA - PICA junction. Aneurysms arising from more peripheral PICA segments named distal PICA aneurysm are uncommon. The major clinical manifestation is that of an intracranial bleeding and the site of hemorrhage is related to the PICA segment originating the aneurysm. Lesions originating from distal PICA segments, particularly those arising from the telovelotonsillar segment, are associated with hemorrhage extending into the ventricular system, mainly the IV ventricle. A case of a 50-year-old woman with sudden headaches and vomiting, and intraventricular hemorrhage (four ventricles caused by an aneurysm of the telovelotonsillar segment of the PICA, is presented. No signs of subarachnoidal hemorrhage were found in the computerized tomography. The aneurysm was clipped and the patient presented a favorable outcome. Anatomical aspects and clinical series are reviewed.A maioria dos aneurismas da artéria cerebelar posterior inferior (PICA é geralmente encontrada na junção artéria vertebral (VA - PICA. Aneurismas originando-se nos segmentos mais distais da PICA são considerados raros. A manifestação clínica em geral por hemorragia intracraniana, e o local desta está relacionado ao segmento que origina o aneurisma. Lesões localizadas em segmentos mais distais da PICA, em especial os originados do segmento telovelotonsilar, estão associados a hemorragias no sistema ventricular, particularmente no quarto ventrículo. Relatamos o caso de mulher de 50 anos de idade que desenvolveu quadro de cefaléia súbita e vômitos, com hemorragia nos quatro ventrículos, causada por ruptura de aneurisma localizado no segmento telovelotonsilar da PICA. Não havia sinais de hemorragia subaracnóidea na tomografia computadorizada de crânio. O aneurisma foi clipado e a paciente apresentou evolução favorável. Aspectos anatômicos e outras séries são revisados.

  18. Obtenção da massa molar de asfaltenos através de osmometria de pressão de vapor Determination of the molar mass of asphaltenes using vapor pressure osmometry

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    Lyzette G. M. de Moura

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available A massa molar é uma propriedade essencial na caracterização de asfaltenos e um dos principais parâmetros de entrada nos modelos para a predição da precipitação. Na literatura são relatadas massas molares entre 1000 e 10000 g.mol-1 para os asfaltenos, variando em função da técnica, natureza do petróleo, tipo de solvente e temperatura. Neste trabalho foi determinada a massa molar média numérica para dois asfaltenos em tolueno, o C7I (insolúveis em heptano e o C5I (insolúveis em pentano através da osmometria de pressão de vapor. Os dados experimentais foram avaliados levando em consideração efeitos da agregação dos asfaltenos em solução e sua maior dispersão em baixas concentrações. Foram feitos ainda ajustes matemáticos respeitando a tendência das curvas para diluições infinitas buscando produzir melhores resultados no valor da massa molar. Os valores obtidos foram comparados com os métodos convencionais aplicados à análise da osmometria de pressão de vapor, e situaram-se entre 3200 e 5200 g.mol-1 para o asfaltenos C5I e entre 4100 e 5400 g.mol-1 para o C7I.Molar mass is an essential property for the characterization of asphaltenes and one of the main input parameters in the models for the prediction of the precipitation. In the literature molar masses between 1,000 and 10,000 g.mol-1 for the asphaltenes are quoted, depending on the technique, petroleum origin, solvent nature and temperature. In this work the numerical average molar mass for two asphaltenes in toluene, the C7I (insoluble in heptane and the C5I (insoluble in pentane, was determined by vapor pressure osmometry. The experimental data were evaluated taking into account effects of asphaltenes aggregation in solution and its larger dispersion at low concentrations. Mathematical fittings were also made to comply with the curve bias for infinite dilutions, which was aimed at finding more accurate values for the molar mass. The results found were compared with the conventional methods applied to the analysis of the vapor pressure osmometry and varied from 3,200 to 5,200 g.mol-1 for the C5I asphaltenes and from 4,100 to 5,400 g.mol-1 for C7I.

  19. Obtenção da massa molar de asfaltenos através de osmometria de pressão de vapor / Determination of the molar mass of asphaltenes using vapor pressure osmometry

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    Lyzette G. M. de, Moura; Antonio Carlos S., Ramos.

    Full Text Available A massa molar é uma propriedade essencial na caracterização de asfaltenos e um dos principais parâmetros de entrada nos modelos para a predição da precipitação. Na literatura são relatadas massas molares entre 1000 e 10000 g.mol-1 para os asfaltenos, variando em função da técnica, natureza do petról [...] eo, tipo de solvente e temperatura. Neste trabalho foi determinada a massa molar média numérica para dois asfaltenos em tolueno, o C7I (insolúveis em heptano) e o C5I (insolúveis em pentano) através da osmometria de pressão de vapor. Os dados experimentais foram avaliados levando em consideração efeitos da agregação dos asfaltenos em solução e sua maior dispersão em baixas concentrações. Foram feitos ainda ajustes matemáticos respeitando a tendência das curvas para diluições infinitas buscando produzir melhores resultados no valor da massa molar. Os valores obtidos foram comparados com os métodos convencionais aplicados à análise da osmometria de pressão de vapor, e situaram-se entre 3200 e 5200 g.mol-1 para o asfaltenos C5I e entre 4100 e 5400 g.mol-1 para o C7I. Abstract in english Molar mass is an essential property for the characterization of asphaltenes and one of the main input parameters in the models for the prediction of the precipitation. In the literature molar masses between 1,000 and 10,000 g.mol-1 for the asphaltenes are quoted, depending on the technique, petroleu [...] m origin, solvent nature and temperature. In this work the numerical average molar mass for two asphaltenes in toluene, the C7I (insoluble in heptane) and the C5I (insoluble in pentane), was determined by vapor pressure osmometry. The experimental data were evaluated taking into account effects of asphaltenes aggregation in solution and its larger dispersion at low concentrations. Mathematical fittings were also made to comply with the curve bias for infinite dilutions, which was aimed at finding more accurate values for the molar mass. The results found were compared with the conventional methods applied to the analysis of the vapor pressure osmometry and varied from 3,200 to 5,200 g.mol-1 for the C5I asphaltenes and from 4,100 to 5,400 g.mol-1 for C7I.

  20. Electrocardiographic estimation of successful ablation site in patients with manifest inferior paraseptal accessory pathway.

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    Kabul, Hasan Kutsi; Ulus, Taner; Barc?n, Cem; Unlu, Murat; Samedli, Samed; Kose, Sedat

    2016-01-01

    Inferior paraseptal accessory pathways (APs) have a wide distribution and prediction of AP location before radiofrequency ablation is very important in such pathways. We aimed to estimate successful ablation site based on electrocardiogram in 137 patients (mean age: 25.8±9.0; 126 males) with single manifest inferior paraseptal AP. Right endocardial inferior paraseptal APs were discriminated from left endocardial APs with an R/S ratio AVR (pAVR and V1, and R/S ratios in leads II and V1 estimate epicardial inferior paraseptal APs. PMID:26852930

  1. Spiral CT in aplasia of the pre-renal inferior vena cava as a cause of phlebothrombosis from the femoral veins to the inferior vena cava; Spiral-CT einer Aplasie der praerenalen Vena cava inferior als Ursache einer Phlebothrombose von den Oberschenkelvenen bis in die Vena cava inferior

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    Schweiger, U. [Strahlenklinik und Poliklinik, Universitaetsklinikum Rudolf Virchow, Freie Univ. Berlin (Germany); Schedel, H. [Strahlenklinik und Poliklinik, Universitaetsklinikum Rudolf Virchow, Freie Univ. Berlin (Germany); Thiede, U. [Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin (Germany). Arbeitsgruppe Digitale Bildbearbeitung; Felix, R. [Strahlenklinik und Poliklinik, Universitaetsklinikum Rudolf Virchow, Freie Univ. Berlin (Germany)

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    The case report focuses on the computed tomography of the thrombotic okklusion of the inferior vena cava, venae iliacae and femorales communes due to congenital interruption of the prerenal inferior vena cava. The embryology of the abnormality was discussed. (orig.) [Deutsch] Anhand einer Fallstudie wurden die Moeglichkeiten der computertomographischen Diagnostik bei einer durch Teilplasie der `praerenalen` Vena cava inferior hervorgerufenen Thrombose der Vv. femorales superficiales et profundae, der grossen Beckenvenen und der Vena cava inferior erlaeutert. In der Diskussion wurde auf die Embryologie der Missbildung eingegangen. (orig.)

  2. O pólo inferior do baço de ratos e a oxigenoterapia hiperbárica The splenic inferior pole of rats and hyperbaric oxygen

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    Isabel Cristina Andreatta Lemos Paulo

    2008-02-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: Estudar aspectos funcionais e morfológicos do pólo inferior do baço de ratos tratados ou não com oxigênio hiperbárico no pós-operatório. MÉTODOS: Foram operados 79 ratos, Wistar, pesando 248,7g ± 27 , distribuídos em dois grupos: A - Simulação (n= 40, B - pólo inferior (n=39, e divididos em dois subgrupos: 11 e 70 dias. Cada subgrupo foi subdividido em não tratado com oxigênio hiperbárico (nt (A11nt-n=10, B11 nt-n= 13, A70nt-n= 10, B70nt-n= 9 e tratado (t; A11t-n=10, B11t- n=9, A70 t- n= 10, B70t- n= 8. Foram dosados os lípides e imunoglobulinas e contadas as plaquetas e os corpúsculos de Howell-Jolly no pré e no pós-operatório. O baço e o pólo inferior foram retirados para histologia. RESULTADOS: Houve aumento do colesterol total (p=0,002, VLDL-colesterol e triglicérides (p= 0,003, da LDL-colesterol (p=0,013 no subgrupo B11nt e não houve alteração nos demais subgrupos. A IgM caiu nos subgrupos B11t (p=0,007, B11nt (p= 0,0000, B70nt (p=0,0005 e B70t (p=0,02 e não alterou no grupo simulação. O número de plaquetas aumentou nos subgrupos B11nt (p=0,002, B11t (p=0,01 e não alterou nos demais subgrupos. Os corpúsculos de Howell-Jolly foram menos numerosos no subgrupo B70nt que no B11nt (p=0,019. A viabilidade do pólo inferior foi melhor no subgrupo B11t que no B11nt; no subgrupo B70 que no B11 e não diferiu entre os subgrupos B70t e B70nt. CONCLUSÃO: A função e a viabilidade do pólo inferior remanescente melhoraram tardiamente. Os animais submetidos à oxigenoterapia hiperbárica apresentaram melhor viabilidade e função do pólo inferior precocemente, mas não tardiamente.OBJECTIVE: To study the functional and morphological features of the lower pole of the spleen in rats submitted, or not, to postoperative hyperbaric oxygen therapy. METHODS: Seventy-nine Wistar rats, weighing 248.7 ± 27 g, divided into two groups [group A - simulation (n=40, group B - lower pole (n=39] underwent surgery and were subdivided into two groups: 11 and 70 postoperative days. Each subgroup was subdivided into animals not treated (nt (A11nt, n=10; B11nt, n=13; A70nt, n=10; B70nt, n=9 and treated with hyperbaric oxygen (t (A11t, n=10; B11t, n=9; A70t, n=10; B70t, n=8. Blood was collected for measurement of lipids and immunoglobulins, platelet and Howell-Jolly body count before and after surgery. The spleen and lower pole were removed for histology. RESULTS: There was an increase of total cholesterol (p=0.002, VLDL-cholesterol and triglycerides (p=0.003 and of LDL-cholesterol (p=0.013 in subgroup B11nt, and no alterations were observed in the other subgroups. IgM decreased in subgroups B11t (p=0.007, B11nt (p=0.0000, B70nt (p=0.0005, B70t (p=0.02, and no change was observed in the simulation group. The number of platelets increased in subgroups B11nt (p=0.002 and B11t (p=0.01 and remained unchanged in the other subgroups. Howell-Jolly bodies were less numerous in subgroup B70nt than in subgroup B11nt (p=0.019. Lower pole viability was better in subgroup B11t than in B11nt and in subgroup B70 than in B11, and did not differ between subgroups B70t and B70nt. CONCLUSION: Function and viability of the remaining lower pole improved during the late postoperative period. Viability and function of the lower pole were better during the early but not during the late postoperative period, in animals submitted to hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

  3. Distalização dos molares superiores com aparelho Pendex unilateral: estudo piloto com radiografia panorâmica Distalization of the upper molars with the Pend-X appliance: a pilot study with panoramic radiographs

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    Omar Gabriel da Silva Filho

    2007-02-01

    Full Text Available OBJETIVO: o presente ensaio científico põe em pauta o efeito imediato da distalização unilateral de molares superiores, lançando mão do distalizador intrabucal Pendex de ação unilateral. METODOLOGIA: o estudo prospectivo foi conduzido em três pacientes na dentadura permanente madura, no estágio de adolescência, que apresentavam uma má oclusão Classe II, subdivisão. O aparelho Pendex foi instalado com a mola distalizadora de TMA, construída apenas no lado direito. A metodologia baseou-se nas radiografias panorâmicas inicial e pós-distalização para quantificar a inclinação axial mesiodistal dos molares superiores. RESULTADOS E CONCLUSÕES: os resultados mostraram que os molares do lado esquerdo mantiveram sua inclinação mesiodistal inicial, sugerindo ancoragem, enquanto os molares do lado direito foram inclinados para distal, à semelhança do que ocorre com a distalização simétrica dos molares superiores, obtida com o aparelho Pendex convencional. Os primeiros molares foram inclinados 11,5º, enquanto os segundos molares foram inclinados 21º para distal.AIM: the current study focuses on the immediate unilateral distalization of the upper molars with the unilateral Pend-X appliance. METHODS: in three adolescent patients in the permanent dentition with Class II subdivision 1 malocclusion, the TMA loop was placed in the right side. Therefore, the first and second upper right molars were distalized with the Pend-X appliance. Panoramic radiographs taken before and after distalization were used to measure the mesiodistal axial inclination of the upper molars and the results were compared to those obtained with the bilateral Pend-X. RESULTS AND CONCLUSION: the findings show that the left molars kept their original mesiodistal inclination, suggesting that the anchorage was maintained, whilst the right molars were partially inclined in a distal direction, similarly to what occurs when conventional Pend-X is used to distalize molars bilaterally. The first molars showed an 11.5º distal inclination while the second molars presented a 21º distal inclination.

  4. Leiomioma benigno metastatizante de veia cava inferior: rara complicação tardia de histerectomia Benign metastasizing leiomyoma of inferior vena cava: a rare condition following hysterectomy

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    Marcos Filgueiras

    2008-08-01

    Full Text Available Large vessel tumors diagnosis is usually difficult. Benign metastasizing leiomyoma is a rare condition occurring inside peripheral vessels. There are few publications about this tumor inside inferior vena cava. A 54 years old female patient is presented with a previous hysterectomy for myomas. She complained of no specific symptoms 18 months after surgery. Computer tomography revealed a 7.5 x 3.5 x 4.0 cm mass at inferior vena cava and right psoas muscle. After surgical management and immunohistochemical screening biopsy, the diagnosis was benign metastasizing leiomyoma of inferior vena cava. The patient recovery was uneventful. Benign metastasizing leiomyoma of inferior vena cava is a very rare condition, and must be suspected in patients with primary leiomyosarcoma, especially in women previously submitted to hysterectomy for leiomyomatosis.

  5. Inferior Alveolar Nerve Transposition Using a Piezosurgery Device with Simultaneous Implant Insertion / Transposición del Nervio Alveolar Inferior Utilizando un Dispositivo Piezoeléctrico con Inserción Simultánea de Implantes

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    Lucas, Martins de Castro-Silva; Marcio, de Moraes; Valfrido Antonio, Pereira-Filho; Mário Francisco, Real Gabrie