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The relationship between the size of the denture foundation area and the resorption of the alveolar ridge was investigated in 55 edentulous subjects. The denture foundation area was recorded using a modelling compound impression technique with border moulding. Both sides of each edentulous mandible were examined separately, making a total of 110(More)
A 56-year-old man, who had been complaining of diarrhea for several months, was admitted for further examination of a hepatic tumor. A needle biopsy of the hepatic tumor suggested metastatic carcinoid tumor. The primary tumor was found in the ileum by extracorporeal sonographic examination and a barium meal study. We performed a partial excision of the(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this report was to evaluate the possibility of subclassification of papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum (PCL) with 99Tc(m)-pertechnetate. METHODS A patient with multiple bilateral PCLs in the parotid glands was examined by using 99Tc(m)-pertechnetate. RESULTS All PCLs of the present case, which were diagnosed as the subtype-II(More)
The accumulation of food debris in the buccal vestibule surrounding a mandibular denture flange was studied. This investigation focused on the effect of the thickness, physiologic molding, and slope of the buccal flange of denture base on the patient's ability to expel test-food particles from the area. Experimental denture bases were placed in the(More)
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Tray adhesive, which is used for the adhesion of elastomer rubber impression materials to a custom resin tray, lowers the retention of the impression materials to the impression modeling plastics, as some ingredients of tray adhesive make the impression modeling plastic soft and tacky. PURPOSE The efficacy of tray adhesive, which is(More)
Key Words Crohn's disease · Percutaneous abscess drainage · Dye injection · Indigo carmine · Enteric fistula Abstract Abdominal and pelvic abscesses occur in approximately 10–30% of Crohn's disease patients during the course of the disease; most of these abscesses have an enteric communication. For this condition, percutaneous abscess drainage (PAD) rather(More)
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