Long-term results following reconstruction of craniofacial defects with titanium micro-mesh systems.

@article{Kuttenberger2001LongtermRF,
  title={Long-term results following reconstruction of craniofacial defects with titanium micro-mesh systems.},
  author={J J Johannes J Kuttenberger and Nicolas Hardt},
  journal={Journal of maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={75-81}
}
Introduction: Reconstruction of craniofacial defects can be carried out with autogenous tissue (calvarium, rib, iliac crest), allogeneic implants (AAA-bone, lyophilized cartilage) or alloplastic material (methacrylate, hydroxyapatite, titanium implants and mesh systems). Selection of the implant material used for reconstruction is still controversial. Material and Methods: At the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kantonsspital Luzern, 20 patients with defects in the craniofacial and… CONTINUE READING

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