Maxillary sinus septa: incidence, morphology and clinical implications.

  title={Maxillary sinus septa: incidence, morphology and clinical implications.},
  author={Gerald Krennmair and Christian W Ulm and Herbert F Lugmayr},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  volume={25 5},
This study was carried out to examine the incidence, morphology and clinical implication of antral septa. Out of 265 maxillary sinuses, 65 sinuses in atrophic maxillae were examined clinically during sinus floor elevation and 200 sinuses examined radiographically (CT), the latter being further subdivided into non-atrophic/dentate and atrophic/edentulous maxillary segments. Eighteen (27.7%) out of 65 clinically-examined maxillae and 32 (16%) out of the 200 non-preselected CT-examined maxillary… CONTINUE READING


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