Carles Martí-Pagés

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INTRODUCTION The alveolar cleft is a bony defect that is present in 75% of the patients with cleft lip and palate. Although secondary alveolar cleft repair is commonly accepted for these patients, nowadays, controversy still remains regarding the surgical technique, the timing of the surgery, the donor site, and whether the use of allogenic materials(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate a multimodality approach to sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) detection with lymphoscintigraphy and single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)/computed tomography (CT). When combined with intraoperative imaging by a portable gamma camera (PGC), improved SLNB accuracy and detection rate may result. (More)
Conservative parotidectomy has been for years an effective and well-established technique. Recently, aesthetic considerations have been reviewed. A minimal pre- and retroauricular incision is proposed that does not extend to the hair-bearing skin. This reduces the length of the scar and the extent of the dissection improving aesthetic results. This is a(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate a technique for the surgical repositioning of the premaxilla using a minimally invasive endonasal approach. DESIGN Retrospective review of clinical records. SETTING Tertiary care, University Hospital, pediatric maxillofacial surgery unit. PATIENTS Twenty-one patients (12 boys and 9 girls), ages ranging(More)
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