Application of ultrasound in bone surgery : two case reports
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Application of ultrasound in bone surgery : two case reports

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dc.contributor.author Escoda Francolí, Jaume es
dc.contributor.author Rodríguez Rodríguez, Araceli es
dc.contributor.author Berini Aytés, Leonardo es
dc.contributor.author Gay Escoda, Cosme es
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-27T06:50:14Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-27T06:50:14Z
dc.date.issued 2010 es
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10550/60229
dc.description.abstract The present study describes some of the applications of ultrasound in bone surgery, based on the presentation of two clinical cases. The Piezosurgery® ultrasound device was used (Tecnología Mectron Medical, Carasco, Italy). In one case the instrument was used to harvest a chin bone graft for placement in a bone defect at level 1.2, while in the other case a bony window osteotomy was made in the external wall of the maxillary sinus, in the context of a sinus membrane lift procedure. The Piezosurgery® device produces specific ultrasound frequency modulation (25-29 kHz), and has been designed to secure increased precision in application to bone surgery. This instrument produces selective sectioning of the mineralized bone structures, and causes less intra- and postoperative bleeding. One of the advantages of the Piezosurgery® device is that it can be used for maxillary sinus lift procedures in dental implant placement. In this context it considerably lessens the risk of sinus mucosa laceration by preparing the bony window in the external wall of the upper maxilla, and can be used to complete the lifting maneuver. The use of ultrasound in application to hard tissues can be regarded as a slow technique compared with the conventional rotary instruments, since it requires special surgical skill and involves a certain learning curve. es
dc.source Escoda Francolí, Jaume ; Rodríguez Rodríguez, Araceli ; Berini Aytés, Leonardo ; Gay Escoda, Cosme. Application of ultrasound in bone surgery : two case reports. En: Medicina oral, patología oral y cirugía bucal. Ed. inglesa, 15 6 2010: 16- es
dc.title Application of ultrasound in bone surgery : two case reports es
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en
dc.subject.unesco UNESCO::CIENCIAS MÉDICAS es
dc.identifier.doi 10.4317/medoral.15.e902 es

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