The anatomic structure of the inferior alveolar neurovascular bundle in the third molar region.

@article{Pogrel2009TheAS,
  title={The anatomic structure of the inferior alveolar neurovascular bundle in the third molar region.},
  author={Michael Anthony Pogrel and David Dorfman and Heshaam M Fallah},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2009},
  volume={67 11},
  pages={2452-4}
}
PURPOSE The arrangement of the structures within the inferior alveolar neurovascular bundle has not been clearly defined. Because this could be of importance in surgery involving the inferior alveolar canal, a study was undertaken. MATERIALS AND METHODS The inferior alveolar neurovascular bundle was dissected from 8 cadaveric mandibles and examined for the arrangement of the inferior alveolar artery, vein, and nerve. Histologic sections were taken for examination, and simultaneously, the… CONTINUE READING

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