cleft

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Related to alveolar cleft: median maxillary anterior alveolar cleft

cleft

1. a fissure or crevice
2. (of leaves) having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib
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Autologous Bone Grafting With Adjunctive Use of Acellular Dermal Matrix for Alveolar Cleft Defects: Early Outcomes.
Juvenile swine surgical alveolar cleft model to test novel autologous stem cell therapies.
Maxillary alveolar cleft repair in dogs using recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 and a polymer carrier.
In the present study, our aim was to combine regenerative techniques with bone grafting in human alveolar cleft models to increase effectiveness and survival of reconstructed tissue.
Sadove, "Retrospective analysis of 135 secondary alveolar cleft grafts using iliac or calvarial bone," Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
The bony deficiency at the alveolar cleft was managed by the ceramic gingival prosthesis which was very aesthetc, highly polished and easy to maintain.
Because PRP also enhance soft tissue mucosal and skin healing, it is used in onlay grafts, particulate grafts, alveolar cleft palate repair, oral/nasal fistula repair, mucosal flaps for root coverage, postoperative hemostasis of bone graft donor sites, continuity defects of the mandible and hemophiliacs undergoing surgery.
18 Eufinger H, Leppanen H: Iliac crest donor site morbidity following open and closed methods of bone harvest for alveolar cleft osteoplasty.
Chen, "Interdental distraction osteogenesis and rapid orthodontic tooth movement: a novel approach to approximate a wide alveolar cleft or bony defect," Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, vol.
Flap was brought to recipient site and inset given, and the pedicle was passed through the gap in the nasal lining, and the right alveolar cleft, subcutaneous tunnel was created in the cheek and pedicle was brought close to facial vessels.