Horizontal ridge augmentation using xenogenous bone graft —systematic review

ConclusionsAlthough the autogenous bone graft remains as the gold standard for alveolar reconstruction, this review suggests that xenogenous bone graft is a feasible alternative for horizontal bone augmentation.
Source: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research

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In conclusion, the present study offered evidence of a protective effect of Y‑27632 administration on cerebral ischemia/reperfusion induced behavioral and hippocampal damage by activating astrocytes and microglia. PMID: 31432130 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Molecular Medicine Reports - Category: Molecular Biology Tags: Mol Med Rep Source Type: research
Condition:   Vertebral Body Compression Fracture(s) Intervention:   Device: Biological Allograft Chain Tissue Implant Sponsors:   Lenoss Medical, LLC;   Musculoskeletal Clinical Regulatory Advisers Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conclusions:From the results, we suggest that thein situ gelling ALG/HA hydrogel containing vancomycin and BMP-2 can be a feasible therapeutic tool to treat osteomyelitis.
Source: Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS The D-ADM demonstrated the ability to rapidly reduce the size of large, complex DFUs with exposed bone. Some wounds did not completely heal by 16 weeks; however, the significant reduction in size suggests that these large, complex wounds may heal if given more time.
Source: Advances in Skin and Wound Care - Category: Dermatology Tags: FEATURES: ORIGINAL INVESTIGATION Source Type: research
We report a case in which a quadricuspid pulmonary valve was used for the Ross operation in a young male patient. The patient demonstrated severe pulmonary autograft regurgitation due to a neosinus of Valsalva aneurysm 16 years after the primary operation. Preservation of the quadricuspid pulmonary autograft was performed by the David procedure, resulting in a competent valve function.
Source: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
In this study, a BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2 resulted in higher MAT failure rates. Nonobese patients had better knee functional results compared with obese individuals. [...] Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
Source: Journal of Knee Surgery - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
ConclusionsOur experience suggests that multimodality therapy that includes rituximab is feasible and may prevent progression of antibody-mediated rejection after lung transplantation in selected patients.
Source: General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionBased on the results of the present study the hypothesis can be established that there also might be a dose-dependent effect of ZOL on the healing of bone grafts in humans. This hypothesis has to be verified or rejected in clinical trials.
Source: Journal of Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
PMID: 31424991 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Circulation - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Circulation Source Type: research
Bioengineers and dentists from the UCLA School of Dentistry have developed a new hydrogel that is more porous and effective in promoting tissue repair and regeneration compared to hydrogels that are currently available. Once injected in a mouse model, the new hydrogel is shown to induce migration of naturally occurring stem cells to better promote bone healing. Current experimental applications using hydrogels and stem cells introduced into the body or expensive biological agents can come with negative side effects.The  findings, published online in the journal Nature Communications, suggest that in the near future th...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
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