Igor Batista Camargo

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PURPOSE The objective of the present study was to conduct a computational, laboratory-based comparison of the biomechanical stability of 2.0 fixation locking plates with different profiles in Class III atrophic mandibular fractures using 3-dimensional finite element analysis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Three-dimensional finite element models simulating Class(More)
A variety of pathological conditions of diverse etiologies may involve the lips. Cheilitis glandularis (CGL) is a rare disorder of unknown etiology characterized by inflammation of the minor salivary glands of the lower lip. The aim of this paper is to compare the diagnosis and treatment of two cases of CGL at an early age (one in a child and the other in a(More)
Placement of dental implants in the maxillofacial region is routine and considered safe. However, as with any surgical procedure, complications occur. Many issues that arise at surgery can be traced to the preoperative evaluation of the patient and assessment of the underlying anatomy. In this article, the authors review some common and uncommon(More)
This study was designed to evaluate the variations in decision making among Brazilian oral and maxillofacial surgeons (OMFS) and trainees in relation to third molar surgery. A survey on 18 diverse clinical situations related to the assessment and treatment of the third molar surgeries was conducted during the 20th Brazilian National OMFS meeting.(More)
PURPOSE An increasing number of patients who are 30 years old or older have been presenting for orthognathic surgery, some of whom have impacted third molars. The purpose of our report was to review the incidence of bad splits in this age group, both with and without third molars (3Ms). MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective cohort analysis of all patients(More)
BACKGROUND This multicentre study aimed to investigate long-term radiographic and functional results following the treatment of condylar fractures using an angulated screwdriver system and open rigid internal fixation with an intraoral surgical approach. METHODS Twenty-nine patients with a total of 32 condylar fractures were evaluated. The patients were(More)
The aim of the present study was to histologically analyze the effects of bovine and human demineralized bone matrix and a Ricinus communis polymer on the bone regeneration process. Two surgical bone defects were created in rabbit calvaria, one on the right and the other on the left side of the parietal suture. Eighteen rabbits were divided into three(More)
Granular cell tumor (GCT) is a relatively uncommon lesion occurring in almost any part of the body, including the orofacial region. The tongue and the buccal mucosa are common intra oral sites. Although aggressive and malignant variants of this neoplasm have been described, most GCTs are benign. The histogenesis of the lesion still remains unknown. However,(More)
The use of maxillomandibular fixation (MMF) screws in orthognathic surgery has become common in recent years. The risk of injury to adjacent roots with their placement in this population has not been studied extensively. The aim of this study was to review the incidence and consequences of root contact/injury in patients undergoing orthognathic surgery. A(More)
BACKGROUND Lower third molar (M3) eruption is unpredictable. The purpose of this study was to correlate radiographic position of M3 on a preexistent film with the current clinical, histopathological, and radiographic findings. METHODS A retrospective cohort study was performed. The sample was collected from a database of patients covered by Medical Fund(More)