Anatomical study of the greater palatine artery and related structures of the palatal vault: considerations for palate as the subepithelial connective tissue graft donor site

@article{Klosek2008AnatomicalSO,
  title={Anatomical study of the greater palatine artery and related structures of the palatal vault: considerations for palate as the subepithelial connective tissue graft donor site},
  author={Sebastian Krystian Klosek and Thanaporn Rungruang},
  journal={Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy},
  year={2008},
  volume={31},
  pages={245-250}
}
Palate is considered as a tissue graft donor site for dental surgical procedures. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate the anatomy of palatal structures, such as greater palatine artery, greater palatine foramen, and incisive fossa, in order to consider their topography at planning the graft dimensions and reduce the potential risk of injury of greater palatine artery. Direct inspection of 41 Thai cadavers was performed. The results showed the statistically significant… CONTINUE READING

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