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A new surgical technique for the correction of longitudinal median and paramedian incisional hernia uses the hernial sac itself, a tissue of good resistance and healing properties, to cover raw areas, remake the abdominal wall anatomy, propitiate tensionless sutures and render unnecessary the use of prosthetic material, even in the largest hernia.
The internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) represents 8% of all cases of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) posing difficulties to establish an accurate diagnosis and treatment because of its low prevalence. This article presents the case of an 18-year-old Caucasian female patient who came to our Orofacial Pain and TMD Outpatient Service… (More)
The present study aimed to evaluate the effects of LLLT (660- and 808-nm wavelengths) on the process of repairing bone defects induced in the femurs of female rats submitted to ovariectomy. Bilateral ovariectomies were performed on 18 female Wistar rats, which were divided into control and irradiated groups after the digital analysis of bone density showed… (More)