Minimally invasive antral membrane balloon elevation: report of 36 procedures.

@article{Kfir2007MinimallyIA,
  title={Minimally invasive antral membrane balloon elevation: report of 36 procedures.},
  author={Efraim Kfir and Vered Kfir and Eli Eliav and Edo Kaluski},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2007},
  volume={78 10},
  pages={2032-5}
}
BACKGROUND The posterior maxillary segment frequently has insufficient bone mass to support dental implants. This registry evaluated the feasibility and safety of minimally invasive antral membrane balloon elevation (MIAMBE), followed by bone augmentation and implant fixation. METHODS Thirty-six consecutive patients referred for posterior maxillary bone augmentation underwent alveolar crest exposure and implant osteotomy followed by MIAMBE (> 10 mm). Fibrin and bone particles were injected… CONTINUE READING

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