Immediate obturation of the surgical defect after partial maxillectomy in the endentulous patient.

Abstract

Closure of the surgical defect immediately after partial maxillectomy is the treatment of choice. The advantages are: maintaining facial contour, rapid re-establishment of speech, swallowing and mastication. A number of methods for the fixation of the immediate obturator in patients without teeth have been described. A new technique is reported where a… (More)

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@article{Marker1997ImmediateOO, title={Immediate obturation of the surgical defect after partial maxillectomy in the endentulous patient.}, author={Pratima Marker and Viggo Svane-Knudsen and Karsten Ejsing J\orgensen and Aneta Aleksandra Nielsen and Olfred Hansen}, journal={Acta oncologica}, year={1997}, volume={36 1}, pages={41-4} }