Radiographic analysis of the transcrestal sinus floor elevation: short-term observations.

@article{Diserens2005RadiographicAO,
  title={Radiographic analysis of the transcrestal sinus floor elevation: short-term observations.},
  author={Val{\'e}rie Diserens and Ernoe Mericske and Regina Mericske-Stern},
  journal={Clinical implant dentistry and related research},
  year={2005},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={70-8}
}
BACKGROUND There are some limitations for implant placement in the posterior maxilla when there is an extended sinus. Various techniques for sinus floor elevation allow an increase in implant length. PURPOSE The aim of the present radiographic study was to assess the augmented site in the sinus around implants that were installed by means of an osteotome-mediated transcrestal sinus floor elevation. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-three patients with 44 implants were available. In 39% of the… CONTINUE READING