Endosseous implant placement in conjunction with inferior alveolar nerve transposition: a report of an unusual complication and surgical management.

@article{Luna2008EndosseousIP,
  title={Endosseous implant placement in conjunction with inferior alveolar nerve transposition: a report of an unusual complication and surgical management.},
  author={An{\'i}bal Henrique Barbosa Luna and Luis Augusto Passeri and M{\'a}rcio de Moraes and Roger William Fernandes Moreira},
  journal={The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={133-6}
}
Inferior alveolar nerve transposition and placement of endosseous implants is one of the treatment options for patients with an edentulous posterior mandible with inadequate bone height superior to the inferior alveolar canal. The possible complications associated with this technique include prolonged neurosensory disturbances, infection, and pathologic fracture. This report presents the surgical management of a patient who sustained a mandibular fracture after inferior alveolar nerve… CONTINUE READING

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