Ramanujapuram Manikarnike Lalitha

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PURPOSE The aim of this study was to compare efficacy between the single non-compression titanium miniplate and single three-dimensional titanium miniplate in mandibular angle fracture treatment. METHOD AND MATERIALS A prospective study of 20 patients with mandibular angle fractures. Patients were randomly categorized into two groups with 10 patients in(More)
Osteosarcomas are highly malignant bone tumours. Its appearance in craniofacial bones is a rare entity and accounts for only 1% of all head and neck malignancies. We present an uncommon case report of a 42 year old male patient with osteosarcoma of left maxilla, which was successfully excised under general anesthesia. The patient reported to us with a(More)
The aim of this comparative, prospective, randomized, controlled study was to evaluate two different regimens of analgesics: a preoperative intravenous dose of either Tramadol or Ketorolac given 10 min prior to surgery to assess their impact on clinical recovery after third molar surgery. Forty patients requiring surgical extraction of unilateral impacted(More)
Wound closure is a part of any surgical procedure and the objective of laceration repair or incision closure is to approximate the edges of a wound so that natural healing process may occur. Over the years new biomaterials have been discovered as an alternate to conventional suture materials. Cyanoacrylate bioadhesives are one among them. They carry the(More)
Toothbrush, the innocent cleaning aid, has been reported to cause life threatening oropharyngeal injuries in pediatric literature. A case of a 4-year-old child reporting to an emergency department with a toothbrush impaled in her mouth while her father was forcefully brushing her teeth is reported here. Hemostasis was achieved by digital pressure and the(More)
This review of the literature was performed to study the frequency and preference of usage of the buccal fat pad (BFP) in oral and maxillofacial reconstruction and to determine its potential versatility in various clinical applications. A computerized literature search using Medline, the JGate@Helinet database, and the Google internet search engine was(More)
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