Relationship between effectiveness of arthrocentesis under sufficient pressure and conditions of the temporomandibular joint.

@article{Yura2005RelationshipBE,
  title={Relationship between effectiveness of arthrocentesis under sufficient pressure and conditions of the temporomandibular joint.},
  author={Shinya Yura and Yasunori Totsuka},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2005},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={225-8}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to investigate the conditions of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) relative to the effectiveness of arthrocentesis under sufficient hydraulic pressure in patients with chronic closed lock. PATIENTS AND METHODS We performed arthroscopic examination and arthrocentesis as an initial treatment in 65 closed lock cases (65 joints). Changes in maximum mouth opening and joint pain were examined to determine the effectiveness of the treatment. With respect to the… CONTINUE READING

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