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The long-term efficacy of currently used dental implants: a review and proposed criteria of success.
Criteria for the evaluation of dental implant success are proposed. These criteria are applied in an assessment of the long-term efficacy of currently used dental implants including the subperiostealExpand
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Prospective evaluation of implants connected to teeth.
PURPOSE This prospective clinical trial examined the effect on teeth and implants when rigidly or non-rigidly connected in a cross-arch model. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty patients received 2Expand
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A comparison of the residual effects of zaleplon and zolpidem following administration 5 to 2 h before awakening.
AIMS To compare the duration of the residual hypnotic and sedative effects of zaleplon with those of zolpidem and placebo following nocturnal administration at various times before morning awakening.Expand
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Psychological impact of osseointegrated dental implants.
This longitudinal study of 39 patients who underwent treatment involving osseointegrated implants examined problems in oral and psychosocial functioning, expectations and experiences of difficultiesExpand
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Osseointegrated implant rehabilitation of the previously irradiated mandible: results of a limited trial at 3 to 7 years.
The use of osseointegrated dental implants in patients with defects of the head and neck acquired as a result of ablative surgery for malignancy is an accepted and valuable extension of theExpand
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Energy expenditure after spinal cord injury: an evaluation of stable rehabilitating patients.
Caloric requirements for spinal cord patients are not well understood. Energy expenditure was measured by indirect calorimetry and compared with predicted expenditure by manipulations of theExpand
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Experience with osseointegrated implants placed in irradiated tissues in Japan and the United States.
A survey was undertaken to analyze osseointegrated implants placed in irradiated maxillae and mandibles. It was found that nine centers in Japan and two centers in the United States had placed 228Expand
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Pleomorphic adenoma of the nasal septum.
A brief review of the world literature on pleomorphic adenoma of the nasal septum is presented. One further case is reported, treated by surgical excision via lateral rhinotomy. Alternative surgicalExpand
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Nasogastric versus feeding tubes in critically ill patients.
Linda M. Lord is a nurse practitioner specializing in nutrition support at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York. suctioning of stomach content may be fairly stiff andExpand
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