Davide Quarato

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INTRODUCTION Midface hypoplasia is a skeletal defect involving all three space planes, hence needing a three-dimensional repositioning. This research study shows two cases of cranio-facial dysostosis, on which two Le Fort III variants were performed. CASE REPORT In the first case we report the performing the two types of osteotomy simultaneously. Le Fort(More)
BACKGROUND Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (BRONJ) are the result of the assumption of such drugs. The most widely used molecules are pamidronate and zoledronic acid, which are pyrophosphate analogues and are usually given to patient with bone remodelling diseases. International literature reports showed an association between this therapy(More)
INTRODUCTION The two-stage surgical approach for implant placement first documented in 1977 by Brånemark, represents today the most used protocol for placing implants. AIM Aim of this prospective case series study was to compare the clinical and radiological performance of 12 edentulous jaws treated with of a modified prosthetic and surgical protocol for(More)
AIM This article reviews the application of endoscope-assisted techniques to the treatment of maxillofacial trauma and discusses some aspects of these techniques and reporting our experience. INTRODUCTION In the last decades, diagnostical imaging, surgical techniques and surgical instrument development allowed a great progress in management of facial(More)
BACKGROUND Headache is a common symptom, that can be extremely disabling, affecting 26 million of patients only in Italy. ICHD-II has reported two categories: "primary headaches" and "secondary headaches". Temporomandibular joint disorders can lead to a secondary headaches. AIM We want to evaluate the prevalence and clinical features of headache among a(More)
Only few cases of extraparotid localizations of pleomorphic adenoma (PA) were reported in literature: at the lips, tonsils of the tongue, the occipital area and of the nasal septum, retropharyngeal area, temporal bone, and the thyroglossal and pituitary ducts.The finding of a PA in the minor salivary glands of the cheek was described only in 2 cases during(More)
Branchial cleft anomalies are the second most common congenital head and neck lesions to arise in the neck.Second branchial cleft cyst typically presents as a nontender, painless, smooth, and round neck mass located along the upper third of the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle which may acutely increase in size after an upper respiratory(More)
Tripod displaced zygomatic fractures are generally treated with rigid internal fixation at the intraorbital rim (IOR), frontozygomatic (FZ) suture, and zygomaticomaxillary buttress. Intraorbital rim fixation is associated with complaints of poor esthetic results and miniplate intolerance. Although different solutions were previously reported as 2-point(More)
CONTEXT Brow lifting is an essential element in the rejuvenation of the ageing face. Various surgical techniques have been described. Among these, the direct brow lifting is an easy and effective technique that is often neglected because the scar can remain visible. Thus, this approach is usually reserved for elderly patients and males, with thick bushy(More)
CONTEXT Several studies showed, from the clinical point of view, the advantages of the various techniques and surgical approaches to obtain facial rejuvenation. A few studies have highlighted the satisfaction or not of patients who underwent a traditional facelift; however, a long-term follow-up study measuring patient satisfaction with midface-lift surgery(More)