Fabio Filiaci

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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 During the last 2 decades, many studies on the treatment of mandibular condyle fracture have been published. The incidence of mandibular condyle fractures is variable, ranging from 17.5% to 52% of all mandibular fractures. This retrospective study evaluated the long-term clinical and radiological outcomes after surgical treatment of 25 patients(More)
Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ) is an adverse drug reaction described as the progressive destruction and death of bone tissue of the mandible or maxilla, in the course of bisphosphonate therapy. Orally administered bisphosphonates, widely used for the treatment of osteoporosis, are rarely associated with BRONJ. Instead, the risk(More)
Dovepress 1097 L e t t e r open access to scientific and medical research Open Access Full text Article Dear editor We read with great interest the case report concerning a patient with bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ) reported by Manzon et al. 1 In this report, they describe BRONJ complicated by a temporal abscess in an elderly woman(More)
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