TMJ Disc Removal

  title={TMJ Disc Removal},
  author={Catherine K. Hagandora and AJ Almarza},
  journal={Journal of Dental Research},
  pages={745 - 752}
The debate continues surrounding the use of disc removal (discectomy) as the primary surgical treatment for patients suffering from severe temporomandibular joint disorders. Furthermore, the effectiveness of pre-clinical animal models for predicting the response of the joint to discectomy in humans remains uncertain. This review compares the results of animal models with the most recent clinical findings while also focusing on investigations that use imaging as an assessment tool. After a… 

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