Osseointegrated implant applications in cosmetic and functional skull base rehabilitation.

@article{Benscoter2011OsseointegratedIA,
  title={Osseointegrated implant applications in cosmetic and functional skull base rehabilitation.},
  author={Brent J Benscoter and James J Jaber and Matthew L Kircher and Sam J Marzo and John P. Leonetti},
  journal={Skull base : official journal of North American Skull Base Society ... [et al.]},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={303-8}
}
This study discusses the indications, outcomes, and complications in patients that underwent osseointegrated implantation for skull base rehabilitation. We conducted a retrospective review of eight patients with skull base defects who had undergone implantation of a facial prosthetic retention device ± bone-anchored hearing aid at a tertiary academic referral center. Descriptive analysis of applications, techniques, outcomes, and complications were reviewed. The majority of patients were males… CONTINUE READING