Implant-retained prosthetic rehabilitation of orbital defects.

  title={Implant-retained prosthetic rehabilitation of orbital defects.},
  author={W J Moran and Joseph A Toljanic and William R. Panje},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery},
  volume={122 1},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the use of endosseous transcutaneous implants to retain removable facial prostheses for the rehabilitation of orbital defects. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS Six patients with a history of facial defects secondary to orbital exenteration for cancer ablation. OUTCOME MEASURES Clinically noted functional and cosmetic results, patient reports of satisfaction, and complications encountered. RESULTS Twenty-three of 25 implants were integrated (postoperative… CONTINUE READING

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