Luís Rogério Duarte

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The ultrasonic stimulation of bone growth was investigated in a experimental work in which a set of 45 rabbits were studied according to the following procedure: a) bilateral osteotomy of fibula (23 animals) and bilateral drilled holes on the cortex of femur (22 animals); b) exposure of ultrasound for 15 min per day; c) Radiological and histological(More)
BACKGROUND The existing approaches to the treatment of the atrophic maxilla are difficult and involve an element of risk. PURPOSE The aim of the present study was to establish a new surgical/prosthetic protocol for the treatment of extremely atrophic maxillae using four zygomatic implants (ZIs) in an immediate loading system. MATERIALS AND METHODS(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to obtain anatomical information for installing four zygomatic implants, by measurements of maxillae and zygomata. MATERIALS AND METHODS Linear and angular measurements were obtained from the maxillae and zygomata of 40 dry skulls. RESULTS Based on mean and standard deviation values, the installation angle of the(More)
Ectodermal dysplasia is a genetic disorder associated with dental anomalies that severely affect function, aesthetics and quality of life. Patients with ectodermal dysplasia often have complete or partial anodontia, which affects normal jaw development. Dental implants have increasingly been used for the rehabilitation of these patients because their(More)
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