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  1. Bisphosphonates are therapeutics of bone diseases, such as Paget's disease, multiple myeloma or osteoclastic metastases. As a severe side effect the bisphosphonate induced osteonecrosis of the jaw (BONJ) often...

    Authors: Felix P Koch, Annette Wunsch, Christina Merkel, Thomas Ziebart, Andreas Pabst, Sareh Said Yekta, Marco Blessmann and Ralf Smeets

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2011 7:4

    Content type: Research

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  2. The influence of surgery on growth and stability after treatment in patients with cleft lip and palate are topics still under discussion. The aim of the present study was to investigate the influence of early ...

    Authors: Wolfgang Eichhorn, Marco Blessmann, Oliver Vorwig, Gerd Gehrke, Rainer Schmelzle and Max Heiland

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2011 7:3

    Content type: Research

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  3. The Gorlin-Goltz syndrome, also known as nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS), is an infrequent multisystemic disease inherited in a dominant autosomal way, which shows a high level of penetrance and v...

    Authors: Ana R Casaroto, Daniela CN Rocha Loures, Eduardo Moreschi, Vanessa C Veltrini, Cleverson L Trento, Vilmar D Gottardo and Vanessa S Lara

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2011 7:2

    Content type: Case report

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  4. The relationship between dental anomalies and periodontitis has not been documented by earlier studies. Although psychological factors have been implicated in the etiopathogenesis of periodontitis, very little...

    Authors: Khansa T Ababneh, Anas H Taha, Muna S Abbadi, Jumana A Karasneh and Yousef S Khader

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:30

    Content type: Research

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  5. Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy is an effective adjunct treatment for ischemic disorders such as chronic infection or chronic wounds. It combines hyperoxic effects with the stimulating potential of post-therap...

    Authors: Susanne Jung, Kai Wermker, Harald Poetschik, Thomas Ziebura and Johannes Kleinheinz

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:29

    Content type: Research

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  6. Fishing is one of the best known and practiced human activities. However, you should remember that, when casting the hook from the riverbank or grasping it to add bait, fishermen run a real risk of injury if t...

    Authors: Francesco Inchingolo, Marco Tatullo, Fabio M Abenavoli, Alessio D Inchingolo, Angelo M Inchingolo and Gianna Dipalma

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:28

    Content type: Short report

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  7. Relations between maxillo-mandibular deformities and TMJ disorders have been the object of different studies in medical literature and there are various opinions concerning the alteration of TMJ dysfunction af...

    Authors: Jean-Pascal Dujoncquoy, Joël Ferri, Gwénael Raoul and Johannes Kleinheinz

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:27

    Content type: Research

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  8. Reconstructive surgery of the facial nerve is not daily routine for most head and neck surgeons. The published experience on strategies to ensure optimal functional results for the patients are based on small ...

    Authors: Gerd F Volk, Mira Pantel and Orlando Guntinas-Lichius

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:25

    Content type: Review

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  9. Quantitative sensory testing (QST) is applied to evaluate somatosensory nerve fiber function in the spinal system. This study uses QST in patients with sensory dysfunctions after oral and maxillofacial surgery.

    Authors: Sareh Said Yekta, Felix Koch, Maurice B Grosjean, Marcella Esteves-Oliveira, Jamal M Stein, Alireza Ghassemi, Dieter Riediger, Friedrich Lampert and Ralf Smeets

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:24

    Content type: Research

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  10. Hemangiopericytoma (HPC) is an exceedingly rare tumor of uncertain malignant potential. Approximately 300 cases of HPC have been reported since Stout and Murray described HPCs as "vascular tumors arising from ...

    Authors: Paraskevi Tsirevelou, Paschalis Chlopsidis, Ifigenia Zourou, Dimitrios Valagiannis and Charalampos Skoulakis

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:23

    Content type: Review

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  11. Specific anti-influenza virus and normal transfer factors prepared in an experimental animal model, the pig, have been tested for their components, characteristics, and activity of known specificity. Two trans...

    Authors: Chongbi Li, Lihua Huang, Yanping Wang, Xiangle Li, Shaowei Liang and Yingna Zheng

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:22

    Content type: Methodology

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  12. The goal of this study was to evaluate the somatic and psychological effects by means of QUALITY OF LIFE (QOL) of surgical treatment of patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma. The factors gender, age, nico...

    Authors: Oliver Maciejewski, Ralf Smeets, Frank Gerhards, Andreas Kolk, Frank Kloss, Jamal M Stein, Adrian Kasaj, Felix Koch, Maurice Grosjean, Dieter Riediger and Sareh Said Yekta

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:21

    Content type: Research

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  13. An osteolytic tumour of the mandible with prominent expansive growth on the alveolar ridge and displacement of the involved teeth is described in a 28-year-old man. The lesion was diagnosed as a central odonto...

    Authors: Marco T Brazão-Silva, Alexandre V Fernandes, Antônio F Durighetto-Júnior, Sérgio V Cardoso and Adriano M Loyola

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:20

    Content type: Case report

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  14. In some pathological conditions, gingivitis caused by plaque accumulation can be more severe, with the result of an overgrowth. Nevertheless, the overgrowth involves the gingival margin with extension to the i...

    Authors: Andrea Ballini, Adele Scattarella, Vito Crincoli, Roberto Gianfranco Carlaio, Francesco Papa, Letizia Perillo, Teodoro Romanazzo, Maria Virginia Bux, Gianna Maria Nardi, Angela Dituri, Stefania Cantore, Francesco Pettini and Felice Roberto Grassi

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:19

    Content type: Research

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  15. Current approaches in bone regeneration combine osteoconductive scaffolds with bioactive cytokines like BMP or VEGF. The idea of our in-vitro trial was to apply VEGF165 in gradient concentrations to an equine col...

    Authors: Johannes Kleinheinz, Susanne Jung, Kai Wermker, Carsten Fischer and Ulrich Joos

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:17

    Content type: Research

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  16. We present a case of maxillary and orbital floor reconstruction with a microvascular fibula graft and an individualized titanium mesh. Both were planned virtually; templates were made by rapid prototyping. The...

    Authors: Bernd Lethaus, Peter Kessler, Roland Boeckman, Lucas J Poort and Rene Tolba

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:16

    Content type: Methodology

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  17. Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection of the mouth and oropharynx can be acquired by a variety of sexual and social forms of transmission. HPV-16 genotype is present in many oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell...

    Authors: Liviu Feller, Neil H Wood, Razia AG Khammissa and Johan Lemmer

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:15

    Content type: Review

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  18. High-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) E6 and E7 oncoproteins are essential factors for HPV-induced carcinogenesis, and for the maintenance of the consequent neoplastic growth. Cellular transformation is achieve...

    Authors: Liviu Feller, Neil H Wood, Razia AG Khammissa and Johan Lemmer

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:14

    Content type: Review

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  19. Thousands of patients receive hyaluronic acid filler injections, and the effects are generally considered acceptable. The acid rarely causes cutaneous reactions, which are only occasionally reported in the lit...

    Authors: Francesco Inchingolo, Marco Tatullo, Fabio M. Abenavoli, Massimo Marrelli, Alessio D. Inchingolo, Andrea Servili, Angelo M. Inchingolo and Gianna Dipalma

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:13

    Content type: Hypothesis

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  20. Bisphosphonates are widely used in the clinical treatment of bone diseases with increased bone resorption. In terms of side effects, they are known to be associated with osteonecrosis of the jaw (BONJ).

    Authors: Felix Peter Koch, Sareh Said Yekta, Christina Merkel, Thomas Ziebart and Ralf Smeets

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:12

    Content type: Research

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  21. Bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaws (BP-ONJ) is an adverse effect of bisphosphonate treatment with varying reported incidence rates.

    Authors: Christian Walter, Bilal Al-Nawas, Norbert Frickhofen, Heinold Gamm, Joachim Beck, Laura Reinsch, Christina Blum, Knut A. Grötz and Wilfried Wagner

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:11

    Content type: Research

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  22. In this study, the biocompatibility, stability and osteotransductivity of a new cement based on alpha-tricalcium phosphate (alpha-TCP) were investigated in a bone repair model using a rat model.

    Authors: Edela Puricelli, Adriana Corsetti, Deise Ponzoni, Gustavo L. Martins, Mauro G. Leite and Luis A. Santos

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:10

    Content type: Research

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  23. Eyelid bags are considered a sign of ageing, but they often appear prematurely due to the variety of causes that favor them. This brief report describes the case of a patient who was referred to us for the cor...

    Authors: Francesco Inchingolo, Marco Tatullo, Fabio M. Abenavoli, Massimo Marrelli, Alessio D. Inchingolo, Roberto Corelli, Angelo M. Inchingolo and Gianna Dipalma

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:9

    Content type: Short report

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  24. Mandibular reconstruction by means of fibula transplants is the standard therapy for severe bone loss after subtotal mandibulectomy. Venous failure still represents the most common complication in free flap su...

    Authors: Florian G. Draenert, Martin Gosau and Bilal Al Nawas

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:8

    Content type: Short report

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  25. Skin diseases on the nose are seen in a variety of medical disciplines. Dermatologists, otorhinolaryngologists, general practitioners and general plastic and dermatologic surgeons are regularly consulted regar...

    Authors: Michael Sand, Daniel Sand, Christina Thrandorf, Volker Paech, Peter Altmeyer and Falk G Bechara

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:7

    Content type: Review

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  26. True unilateral posterior crossbite in adults is a challenging malocclusion to treat. Conventional expansion methods are expected to have some shortcomings. The aim of this paper is to introduce a new techniqu...

    Authors: Ali H Hassan, Ali T AlGhamdi, Ahmad A Al-Fraidi, Aziza Al-Hubail and Manar K Hajrassy

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:6

    Content type: Case report

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  27. Many researchers have not accepted the use of occlusal treatments for temporomandibular disorders (TMDs). However, a recent report described a discrepancy between the habitual occlusal position (HOP) and the b...

    Authors: Kengo Torii and Ichiro Chiwata

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:5

    Content type: Research

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  28. The location of the lateral osteotomy cut during bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO) varies according to the surgeon's preference, and no consensus has been reached regarding the ideal location from the ...

    Authors: Hiromasa Takahashi, Shigeaki Moriyama, Haruhiko Furuta, Hisao Matsunaga, Yuki Sakamoto and Toshihiro Kikuta

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:4

    Content type: Research

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  29. The traditional Herbst appliance induces mandibular incisor proclination independent of the anchorage system used. The dental effects of the Herbst appliance as an element of a completely customized lingual or...

    Authors: Dirk Wiechmann, Rainer Schwestka-Polly, Hans Pancherz and Ariane Hohoff

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:3

    Content type: Research

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  30. Stress is discussed as a potential factor in the development of sleep bruxism (SB). The aim of this study was to investigate whether specific stress-factors correlate with SB-activity.

    Authors: Maria Giraki, Christine Schneider, Ralf Schäfer, Preeti Singh, Matthias Franz, Wolfgang HM Raab and Michelle A Ommerborn

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:2

    Content type: Research

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  31. Diseases of the salivary glands are rare in infants and children (with the exception of diseases such as parotitis epidemica and cytomegaly) and the therapeutic regimen differs from that in adults. It is there...

    Authors: Maik Ellies and Rainer Laskawi

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2010 6:1

    Content type: Review

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  32. Orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances requires - among others - the correct clinical expression of torque, which depends on the precise fitting of archwire and slot. Especially in the lingual technique t...

    Authors: Anton Demling, Marc P Dittmer and Rainer Schwestka-Polly

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2009 5:27

    Content type: Research

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  33. While the principles of eyelid reconstruction are well-established, achieving good functional and aesthetic reconstruction remains challenging.

    Authors: Francesco Inchingolo, Marco Tatullo, Fabio M Abenavoli, Massimo Marrelli, Alessio D Inchingolo, Roberto Corelli, Angelo M Inchingolo and Gianna Dipalma

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2009 5:26

    Content type: Short report

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  34. Desmoplastic fibroma (DF) is a rare, benign but locally aggressive, intraosseous lesion with a high tendency of local recurrence. In this report the actual literature is reviewed regarding epidemiological data...

    Authors: Michael Schneider, André C Zimmermann, Rita A Depprich, Norbert R Kübler, Rainer Engers, Christian D Naujoks and Jörg Handschel

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2009 5:25

    Content type: Review

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  35. Solitary neurofibroma is a rare benign non-odontogenic tumor. Particularly in the oral cavity, neurogenic tumors are rare, especially if they are malignant. Neurofibromas may present either as solitary lesions...

    Authors: Rita Depprich, Daman D Singh, Petra Reinecke, Norbert R Kübler and Jörg Handschel

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2009 5:24

    Content type: Review

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  36. Cellular reactions to alloplastic bone substitute materials (BSM) are a subject of interest in basic research. In regenerative dentistry, these bone grafting materials are routinely combined with enamel matrix...

    Authors: Christoph Reichert, Bilal Al-Nawas, Ralf Smeets, Adrian Kasaj, Werner Götz and Marcus O Klein

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2009 5:23

    Content type: Research

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  37. Fibrous dysplasia has been regarded as a developmental skeletal disorder characterized by replacement of normal bone with benign cellular fibrous connective tissue. It has now become evident that fibrous dyspl...

    Authors: Liviu Feller, Neil H Wood, Razia AG Khammissa, Johan Lemmer and Erich J Raubenheimer

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2009 5:22

    Content type: Review

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  38. Methylergonovine is an ergot alkaloid widely used in postpartum women. It is also an active metabolite of methysergide and previous studies suggest that it could be effective against refractory headache and cl...

    Authors: Alfredo I Niño-Maldonado, Gary Caballero-García, Wilfrido Mercado-Bochero, Fernando Rico-Villademoros and Elena P Calandre

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2009 5:21

    Content type: Research

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  39. In this preliminary prospective study, we compared unilateral and bilateral thyroarytenoid muscle injections of Botulinum toxin (Dysport) in 31 patients with adductor spasmodic dysphonia, who had undergone mor...

    Authors: Tahwinder Upile, Behrad Elmiyeh, Waseem Jerjes, Vyas Prasad, Panagiotis Kafas, Jesuloba Abiola, Bryan Youl, Ruth Epstein, Colin Hopper, Holger Sudhoff and John Rubin

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2009 5:20

    Content type: Research

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  40. Nasal hypersecretion due to idiopathic rhinitis can often not be treated sufficiently by conventional medication. Botulinum toxin A (BTA) has been injected into the nasal mucosa in patients with nasal hypersec...

    Authors: Saskia Rohrbach, Katharina Junghans, Sibylle Köhler and Rainer Laskawi

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2009 5:18

    Content type: Methodology

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  41. True ossification of the auricle with cartilage replacement by bone, is a very rare clinical entity and can result in an entirely rigid auricle.

    Authors: Nicholas S Mastronikolis, Peter Zampakis, Christina Kalogeropoulou, Theodoros Stathas, Vassiliki Siabi, Eleni Geropoulou and Panos D Goumas

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2009 5:17

    Content type: Case Study

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  42. A 22-year-old man presented for orthodontic surgery because of mandibular prognathism. Clinical symptoms suggested acromegaly, and diagnosis was verified by an endocrinologist as well as by radiograph. Bilater...

    Authors: Martin Gosau, Corinna Vogel, Antonios Moralis, Peter Proff, Johannes Kleinheinz and Oliver Driemel

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2009 5:16

    Content type: Case report

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  43. The aim of the present study was to analyze the osteogenic potential of a biphasic calcium composite material (BCC) with a negative surface charge for maxillary sinus floor augmentation. In a 61 year old patie...

    Authors: Ralf Smeets, Andreas Kolk, Marcus Gerressen, Oliver Driemel, Oliver Maciejewski, Benita Hermanns-Sachweh, Dieter Riediger and Jamal M. Stein

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2009 5:13

    Content type: Methodology

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