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Post expansion evaluation of the midpalatal suture in children submitted to rapid palatal expansion: A CT study
The aim of this prospective study was to evalute the midpalatal suture in children submitted to rapid palatal expansion, at the end of the retention stage, with CT scans. The sample was comprised of 17 children aged between ...
Comparative study of the healing process when using Vicryl®, Vicryl Rapid®, Vicryl Plus®, and Monocryl® sutures in the rat dermal tissue
Introduction: Various types of sutures are available in the market with different constitutions. However, there is a lack of research to assess and quantify the behavior of these materials. Resources and materials: This ...
Biomechanical analysis of sutures used for mesh fixation in the donor area after removal of the rectus abdominis muscle
(ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2010)
Background: The use of synthetic mesh for abdominal wall closure after removal of the rectus abdominis is established but not standardised. This study compares two forms of mesh fixation: a simple suture, which fixes the ...
Midpalatal suture maturation: Classification method for individual assessment before rapid maxillary expansion
(Elsevier B.V., 2013-11-01)
Introduction: In this study, we present a novel classification method for individual assessment of midpalatal suture morphology. Methods: Cone-beam computed tomography images from 140 subjects (ages, 5.6-58.4 years) were ...
Ectrópio palpebral em portador da síndrome de Down e conjuntivite alérgica: Relato de caso
This is a case report of a patient with Down's syndrome with an important mechanical ectropion and elongation of the lower lid related to chronic allergic conjunctivitis, besides cataract and keratoconus. The tarsal strip ...
Surgical sutures filled with adipose-derived stem cells promote wound healing
(Public Library of Science, 2014)
Delayed wound healing and scar formation are among the most frequent complications after surgical interventions. Although biodegradable surgical sutures present an excellent drug delivery opportunity, their primary function ...
Analysis of Bone Variations of the Occipital Bone in Man
(Sociedad Chilena de Anatomía, 2010)