Unilateral mandibular condylectomy in lambs.

  title={Unilateral mandibular condylectomy in lambs.},
  author={Hizuru Miyamoto and Hiroaki Matsuura and Royden H Jones and Kenichi Kurita and Alastair Norman Goss},
  journal={The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery},
  volume={39 4},
The purpose of this experimental study was to investigate the degree of regeneration of the mandibular condyle after unilateral condylectomy in 10-week-old lambs. The lambs were killed three months after the operation, and the joints examined radiologically and histologically. Scoring systems were used to assess the radiological changes and histological regeneration of the condyle. All joints showed regeneration of the condylar head postoperatively. The maximum degree of regeneration occurred… CONTINUE READING

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