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Effect of c-Met Expression on Survival in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
The proto-oncogene c-Met has been suggested to be associated with progression of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. The aims of the present study were to assess the prevalence of c-MetExpand
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Fiber-reinforced composite fixed partial denture to restore missing posterior teeth: a case report.
  • G. Rappelli, E. Coccia
  • Medicine, Materials Science
  • The journal of contemporary dental practice
  • 15 November 2005
In patients refusing implant surgery for psychological reasons, when minimal tooth reduction is desired, a fiber-reinforced composite inlay fixed partial denture (IFPD) can be used to replace missingExpand
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Oral lichenoid drug reaction by lithium in a patient with bipolar disorder.
Bipolar disorder (BD) is a psychiatric disease characterized by recurrent and alternated episodes of depression and mania. For the treatment of BD, anticonvulsants drugs as lithium, carbamazepine andExpand
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Third molar maturity index (I3M) for assessing age of majority: study of a black South African sample
AimsThe evaluation of the cutoff value of I3M = 0.08 for discriminating black South African minors from adults, and its relationship with chronological age.Material and methodsA sample of 833Expand
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Prosthetic rehabilitation of a child affected from anhydrotic ectodermal dysplasia: a case report.
The aim of this clinical report is to describe the management of a young patient, affected by ectodermal dysplasia, during a nine-year period. Dental treatment can vary depending on the severity ofExpand
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Assessment of second (I2M) and third (I3M) molar indices for establishing 14 and 16 legal ages and validation of the Cameriere's I3M cut-off for 18 years old in Chilean population.
This retrospective cross-sectional study has two-fold aims: the first is to assess new cut-offs at the legal age thresholds (LATs) of 14 and 16 years old and the second is to validate the cut-off ofExpand
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Restoration of anterior teeth with indirect composite partial coverage crowns: a clinical report.
When an esthetic restoration with minimal tooth reduction is desired, for example in patients with uncomplicated tooth fractures, composite partial coverage crowns may be a therapeutic option. TheExpand
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[Prevention of postoperative abdominal adhesions in gynecological surgery. Consensus paper of an Italian gynecologists' task force on adhesions].
Adhesions are the most frequent complication of abdominopelvic surgery, causing important short- and long-term problems, including infertility, chronic pelvic pain and a lifetime risk of small bowelExpand
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Circulating miR-21 as a Potential Biomarker for the Diagnosis of Oral Cancer: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis
Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) is one of the main neoformations of the head–neck region and is characterized by the presence of squamous carcinomatous cells of the multi-layeredExpand
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In vitro retentive strength of metal superstructures cemented to solid abutments.
AIM The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of sandblasting on the retentive strength of metal single crowns luted with a resin cement to Straumann implant/abutment assemblies. METHODSExpand
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