Hydroxyapatite cement in craniofacial reconstruction.

  title={Hydroxyapatite cement in craniofacial reconstruction.},
  author={Daniel J Verret and Yadranko Ducic and Lance E Oxford and Jesse C. Smith},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  volume={133 6},
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the long-term efficacy of hydroxyapatite cement in craniofacial reconstruction, specifically examining the role (if any) of radiation, implant location, and cement type. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective chart review was conducted of all patients presenting to the senior surgeon (Y.D.) for craniofacial reconstruction from September 1997 to April 2004. METHODS Data were collected including type of cement used, size of defect, complications, need for removal of cement… CONTINUE READING


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