Auricular rehabilitation by means of bone grafting from the iliac crest in combination with porous extraoral implants: a case report.

@article{Dib2007AuricularRB,
  title={Auricular rehabilitation by means of bone grafting from the iliac crest in combination with porous extraoral implants: a case report.},
  author={Luciano Lauria Dib and Joaquim Augusto Piras de Oliveira and Rog{\'e}rio Izar Neves and Renata Lazari Sandoval and Ulf Nannmark},
  journal={Clinical implant dentistry and related research},
  year={2007},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={228-32}
}
BACKGROUND Maxillofacial defects caused by cancer treatment are a huge problem affecting the quality of life of patients. Some of these deformities are minimized using facial epitheses, which need some additional retention devices like glasses or skin adhesives. The use of extraoral fixtures as bone anchorage was introduced many years ago and since then many patients were rehabilitated with better results. PURPOSE Because of poor bone conditions, for example, irradiated bone, the success rate… CONTINUE READING

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