Ran Talisman

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome of secondary bone grafting of alveolar clefts using milled cranial bone graft. PATIENTS The study included a consecutive series of 100 patients who were operated on between 1986 and 1995 by a single senior surgeon. MEASUREMENTS The patients were divided into four groups; (1) unilateral(More)
The purpose of this clinical report is to present the distraction technique for advancement of the frontofacial skeleton as a unit. Our 14-year-old patient was diagnosed with Carpenter's syndrome and kleblattschädel deformity at birth. At other centers the patient underwent corrective surgeries, including repeated fronto-orbital advancement in an attempt to(More)
The purpose of this study was to measure the changes in Intra-Abdominal Pressure (IAP) during abdominoplasty and the relevance of these changes to the immediate postoperative recovery period. Eighteen patients (17 females and one male) who underwent abdominoplasty for aesthetic reasons participated in the study. The data collected included measurements of(More)
The purpose of this study was to measure changes in the airway cross-sectional area of pediatric patients with micrognathia and obstructive airway symptoms after treatment by mandibular distraction. The measurements obtained were correlated with the clinical outcomes.Ten patients, ranging in age from 3 months to 8 years, underwent measurement and(More)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between a decrease in the peripheral fat content by suction-assisted lipectomy (SAL) and serum leptin levels. Twenty-two healthy females who underwent SAL for aesthetic reasons participated in the study. The data included height, weight, dietary habits, and leptin levels before surgery and at 1(More)
The 'Molotov cocktail' terrorist weapon which is thrown into a travelling car has given a new type of injury to people who sustain massive smoke inhalation together with disfiguring burns of face, thighs, hands and chest, and post-traumatic psychological disorder. The combination of petrol ignition with the synthetic fumes inside the care is a unique(More)