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More powerful contemporary computer hardware has enabled the development and exploration of a wide variety of techniques to depict spatial characteristics of computer-generated objects in three-dimensional (3D) space. Particularly, the role of stereoscopic viewing and the use of object motion to reflect the position and size of objects in 3D space have been(More)
Traumatic carotid-cavernous fistulae are rare yet potentially lethal vascular anomalies in the skull base seen after craniomaxillofacial trauma. This aberrant vascular communication has been extensively evaluated and classified, with a number of treatment modalities available to clinicians. The ultimate and definitive treatment of carotid-cavernous fistulae(More)
The ideal modality for fixation of pediatric craniomaxillofacial fractures remains elusive for a number of reasons. Surgeons who manage these injuries have replaced wiring techniques with the introduction of some form of reconstructive implant. The most commonly used implants are either resorbable or semi-rigid titanium. This presentation is a synopsis of(More)
The management of fractures of the mandibular condyle continues to be controversial. This is in part attributable to a misinterpretation of the literature from decades prior, a lack of uniformity of classification of the various anatomical components of the mandibular condyle, and a perceived potential to cause harm through the open approach based in part(More)
Various pharmacologic methods can be used to treat or prevent complications, such as deep venous thrombosis, or other sequelae related to a hypercoagulable state. Patients who take anticoagulation medications may be seen by oral and maxillofacial surgeons for evaluation and surgery in elective, urgent, and emergent situations. The purpose of this article is(More)
  • M Todd Brandt
  • 2008
A resident in oral and maxillofacial surgery must prepare for the inevitable transition from residency training to practice as a private practitioner, an officer in the military, an academician, or as a fellow in a postresidency training program. Each career path offers distinct challenges and rewards. This article reviews the issues that face a chief(More)