Nicola Baragiotta

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BACKGROUND Within the field of facial reconstructive surgery, minimally invasive procedures are used for the treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders, traumas, and salivary glands and base of skull tumors. The recent report of endoscopic approach for treating subcondylar fractures of the mandible is designed to provide a new method for the treatment(More)
In the maxillofacial region, subcutaneous emphysema, which occurs after fractures of the pneumatic paranasal sinuses, is a common finding in a maxillofacial surgeon's daily practice. Pneumomediastinum secondary to these fractures is a less frequent event, however, without thoracic or abdominal injuries. The authors report a case of severe subcutaneous(More)
We describe delayed treatment of a post-traumatic fracture of the anterior table of the frontal sinus with a titanium mesh using an endoscopic approach. To our knowledge this is the first case of a delayed post-traumatic deformity of the anterior table being treated by this method.
Purpose The first autologous adipose tissue grafting was performed by Neuber in 1893 with an open approach. In the early 1980s, Illouz and Fournier introduced closed liposuction. In the 1990s, Coleman published a new method of atraumatic fat transplantation. Recently, immunohistochemical studies of the extracellular matrix of the lipoaspirate showed the(More)
BACKGROUND There is a multitude of reported surgical approaches and technical variants with some unresolved technical problems to gain direct access to mandibular condylar head fractures; they can be divided into 2 groups: intraoral and extraoral. In 2005, Neff et al (Mund Kiefer Gesichtschir 2005;9:80), supported by a previous experimental work, reported a(More)
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