Relationship among Schneiderian membrane, Underwood's septa, and the maxillary sinus inferior border.

@article{akur2013RelationshipAS,
  title={Relationship among Schneiderian membrane, Underwood's septa, and the maxillary sinus inferior border.},
  author={Binali Çakur and Muhammed Akif S{\"u}mb{\"u}ll{\"u} and Doğan Durna},
  journal={Clinical implant dentistry and related research},
  year={2013},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={83-7}
}
BACKGROUND Osseo-integrated implants are increasingly being used to restore functional dentition; however, in the posterior region, implant placement can be problematic because of inadequate bone height. In this condition, maxillary sinus floor elevation surgery has become the treatment of choice. The presence of anatomic variations within the maxillary sinus such as Underwood's septa and thin Schneiderian membrane decreases the success of the sinus floor elevation. PURPOSE In this study, we… CONTINUE READING

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