A critical review of interpositional grafts following temporomandibular joint discectomy with an overview of the dermis-fat graft.

@article{Dimitroulis2011ACR,
  title={A critical review of interpositional grafts following temporomandibular joint discectomy with an overview of the dermis-fat graft.},
  author={George Dimitroulis},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={561-8}
}
The aim of this critical review is to determine what constitutes an ideal disc replacement material and whether any of the existing materials reported in the literature satisfy the requirements of an effective disc substitute following temporomandibular joint (TMJ) discectomy. Over the last half century a myriad of interpositional materials have been used in the TMJ but nearly all have been less than successful. The disasters that followed the early use of alloplastic interpositional implants… CONTINUE READING
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