Surgically-assisted maxillary expansion

Authors: Woods M, Wiesenfeld D, Probert T. Abstract A combined surgical and orthodontic technique for management of transverse maxillary deficiencies in mature patients is described and discussed. Special references are...


Temporomandibular pain dysfunction disorder resulting from road traffic accidents–an Australian study.

Authors: Probert TC, Wiesenfeld D, Reade PC. Abstract The relationship between temporomandibular pain dysfunction disorder (TMPD) and trauma to the head and neck is unclear. A retrospective analysis of the...


Respiratory epithelium in a mandibular cyst after grafting of autogenous bone.

Authors: Nastri AL, Hookey SR. Abstract The case of an interesting mandibular cyst is presented. The pathogenesis of this cyst may be related to implantation of epithelial remnants in an...


Maxillary ameloblastoma: a retrospective study of 13 cases.

Authors:  Nastri AL, Wiesenfeld D, Radden BG, Eveson J, Scully C. Abstract Ameloblastoma is uncommon in the maxilla, comprising about 15% of all reported ameloblastomas. Ameloblastomas are locally aggressive and, when...


Guided osteogenesis using synthetic membranes: an experimental pilot study.

Authors: Nastri AL, Smith AC. Abstract The aim of this pilot study was to develop an experimental model for the assessment of bone augmentation, and in doing so compare the use...


Survey of Australian and New Zealand Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery trainees and recent specialists–workforce issues.

Authors: Szuster FS, Nastri AL, Goss AN, Spencer AJ. Abstract This study examined Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (OMS) workforce issues in relation to current training in Australia and New Zealand....


Survey of Australian and New Zealand Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery trainees and recent specialists–education and experience.

Authors: Szuster FS, Nastri AL, Goss AN, Spencer AJ. Abstract This study examined the demographic characteristics, educational background and attitudes toward training of all recent OMS specialists and all current trainees...


Selected midfacial access procedures to the skull base.

Author: Spencer KR, Nastri AL, Wiesenfeld D. Abstract The indications and operative technique of various procedures commonly used to provide or increase access to the central skull base, anterior and...


Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) in saliva and oral mucosa in patients with oral lichen planus: preliminary observations.

Author: Magnusson M1, Pyykkö I, van Setten G, Norlander T, Nastri A, Westermark A. Abstract OBJECTIVE: Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) is important for wound healing and tissue repair. This...


Changing patterns of hospital length of stay after orthognathic surgery.

Authors: Huamán ET, Juvet LM, Nastri A, Denman WT, Kaban LB, Dodson TB. Abstract PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to estimate the hospital length of stay (LOS) and...