Browsing Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery by Issue Date

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  • ALVEOLAR OSTEOTOMY FOR CORRECTION OF ANTERIOR OPEN BITE. 

    Obisesan, B.O.; Nwoku, A.L.; Adeyemo, W.L.; Ogunsanwo, S.O.; Oluyadi, B.A. (Pakistan Oral & Dent. Jr., 2002-12-01)
    Changes in the intimate relationship of the jawbones lead to dentofacial deformities. Orthognathic surgical interventions attempt to return the hard and soft tissues to normal relationship and thereby enhance facial ...
  • Appropriateness of removal of impacted lower third molars. A 2- year audit at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. 

    Ladeinde, A.L.; Ogunlewe, M.O.; Adeyemo, W.L.; Bamgbose, B.O. (Nig Q J Hosp Med, 2003-01-01)
    Prophylactic removal of impacted third molars in the absence of specific medical and surgical conditions has generated a lot of controversy among oral and maxillofacial surgeons. The first attempt to create simple but ...
  • An unusual case of chronic osteomyelitis of the mandible. 

    Adeyemo, W.L.; Ladeinde, A.L.; Ogunlewe, M.O.; Bamgbose, B.O. (Nigerian Journal of Health and Biomedical Sciences, 2003-01-01)
    Chronic osteomyelitis of the mandible subsequent to skin infection is extremely rare. A 7-year old school girl presented with a localized chronic suppurative osteomyelitis of the mandible of about 15 months duration, due ...
  • Closure of oro-antral fistula with pedicled buccal fat pad. A case report and review of literature 

    Adeyemo, W.L.; Ogunlewe, M.O.; Ladeinde, A.L.; James, O. (Afr J Oral Health, 2004-01-30)
    Objectives: Chronic oro-antral fistula following dental extraction is not uncommon. Application of pedicled buccal fat pad (BFP) in the repair of the fistula is rather uncommon in our environment. This article demonstrates ...
  • Re: critical review on dry socket. 

    Adeyemo, W.L. (Elsevier, 2004-02-01)
    I refer to the article ‘Contemporary view on dry socket (alveolar osteitis): a clinical appraisal of standardization, aetiopathogenesis and management: a critical review by Dr I. R. Blum’. I have personally observed ...
  • Concurrent pleomorphic adenoma in parapharyngeal space and submandibular gland. 

    Ladeinde, A.L.; Adeyemo, W.L.; Bamgbose, B.O.; Ogunlewe, M.O. (BMC, 2004-03-04)
    BACKGROUND: Pleomorphic adenoma in the parapharyngeal space either occurs de novo or as an extension from the deep lobe of the parotid gland. CASE PRESENTATION: A rare synchronous occurrence of pleomorphic adenoma in ...
  • Etiology of dry socket: additional factors. 

    Adeyemo, W.L. (Elsevier, 2004-04-01)
    I read with interest the article on dry socket (alveolar osteitis) in a recent issue of the Journal by Oginni et al (J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:871-876, 2003).1 Despite the fact that dry socket is a consistent problem in ...
  • Sigmund Freud: smoking habit, oral cancer and euthanasia. 

    Adeyemo, W.L. (Niger Postgrad Med J, 2004-04-04)
    BACKGROUND: Sigmund Freud, the father of modern psychoanalysis had a well-known love of the cigar. The natural progression of this vice was the development of oral cancer for which he underwent a lengthy ordeal. An account ...
  • The rising incidence of maxillofacial injuries due to motorcycle ("Okada") crashes in Nigeria: A need for strict legislation 

    Adeyemo, W.L. (Afr J Trauma, 2004-05-01)
    In automobile crashes, the maxillofacial area is the most frequently injured region. It has been reported that road traffic crashes are the major causes of maxillofacial injuries in Nigeria. This is in contrast to reports ...
  • Management of giant ameloblastoma in an African environment-report of 2 cases. 

    Obisesan, B.A.; Adeyemo, W.L.; Ladele, B.S. (Pakistan Oral & Dent. Jr., 2004-06-01)
    Ameloblastoma of the jaws is a relatively common neoplasm in African population. Although, it is slow growth in characteristics, occasionally the tumour can reach a considerable size (giant) often described in African term ...
  • The use of buccal fat pad in oral reconstruction - a review. 

    Adeyemo, W.L.; Ladeinde, A.L.; Ogunlewe, M.O.; Bamgbose, B.O. (Niger Postgrad Med J, 2004-09-01)
    AIM: The aim of this article is to review the applications of the buccal fat pad (BFP) in oral reconstruction, 25 years after its first use as a pedicled flap. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A computerized literature search ...
  • Ameloblastoma: the most common odontogenic tumour? 

    Adeyemo, W.L. (Niger J Med, 2004-10-04)
    Is Amelobalstoma the most common odontogenic tumour worldwide? This article examines the prevalence of ameloblastoma in different parts of the world, most especially in Africans and Americans
  • Odontogenic tumors in Nigerian children and adolescents- a retrospective study of 92 cases. 

    Ajayi, O.F.; Ladeinde, A.L.; Adeyemo, W.L.; Ogunlewe, M.O. (BMC, 2004-11-01)
    BACKGROUND: Tumours arising from odontogenic tissues are rare and constitute a heterogenous group of interesting lesions. The aim of this study was to determine the relative frequency of odontogenic tumors (OT) among ...
  • Bone grafts for jaw augmentation procedures: anterior versus posterior iliac crest. 

    Adeyemo, W.L. (Elsevier, 2004-12-01)
    Cortico-cancellous bone graft is considered the material of choice for jaw augmentation because of its rich cellularity, its rapid revascularization, and its potential to induce new bone formation. Several donor sites ...
  • An unusual presentation of palatal pleomorphic adenoma-a case report. 

    Obisesan, B.A.; Adeyemo, W.L. (Pakistan Oral & Dent. Jr., 2004-12-01)
    An unusual presentation of primary palatal pleomorphic adenoma in a 30-year-old Nigerian woman, extending through the parapharyngeal space to the submandibular space, simulating concurrent primary lesions from both the ...
  • Acutely inflamed socket: A post-extraction healing complication-clinical observation in 2 patients. 

    Adeyemo, W.L.; Ogunlewe, M.O.; Ladeinde, A.L. (Pakistan Oral & Dent. Jr., 2004-12-01)
    Acutely inflamed socket as a complication of extraction socket wound healing is a very rare clinical entity worldwide. We report 2 patients with acutely inflamed socket following non-surgical extraction of permanent ...
  • Odontogenic tumors: a review of 319 cases in a Nigerian teaching hospital. 

    Ladeinde, A.L.; Ajayi, O.F.; Ogunlewe, M.O.; Adeyemo, W.L.; Arotiba, G.T.; Bamgbose, B.O.; Akinwande, J.A. (Elsevier, 2005-02-01)
    OBJECTIVE: This study sought to determine the relative frequency of odontogenic tumors in a Nigerian population and to compare these data with previous reports. STUDY DESIGN: Records of patients seen at the Lagos ...
  • Van Der Woude syndrome: variable penetrance of a novel mutation (p.Arg 84Gly) of the IRF6 gene in a Turkish family. 

    Item, C.B.; Turhani, D.; Thurnher, D.; Yerit, K.; Sinko, K.; Wittwer, G.; Adeyemo, W.L.; Frei, K.; Erginel-Unaltuna, N.; Watzinger, F.; Ewers, R. (Int J Mol Med, 2005-02-01)
    Van der Woude syndrome (VWS) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by clefts of the lip and/or palate (CL+/-P), lip pits, bifid uvula and hypodontia. Mutations of the interferon regulatory factor 6 gene (IRF6) ...
  • Gene therapy in the management of oral cancer: a review of recent developments. 

    Ladeinde, A.L.; Ogunlewe, M.O.; Adeyemo, W.L.; Bamgbose, B.O. (Niger Postgrad Med J, 2005-03-01)
    AIMS: This article reviews the present body of knowledge regarding the principle, transfer techniques, therapeutic strategies, clinical applications and limitations of gene therapy in the management of oral squamous cell ...
  • Are sterile gloves necessary in nonsurgical dental extractions? 

    Adeyemo, W.L.; Ogunlewe, M.O.; Ladeinde, A.L.; Bamgbose, B.O. (Elsevier, 2005-07-01)
    PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to compare the incidence of healing complications of extraction socket with the use of sterile or clean nonsterile gloves during nonsurgical dental extractions. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This ...