Follow Us      

LOGIN

   Offical Journal of The Academy of Osseointegration

 
Share Page:
Back

Volume 35 , Issue 3
May/June 2015

Pages 373379


An Innovative Technique to Manage Sinus Membrane Perforations: Report of Two Cases

Giampiero Massei, MD/Federica Romano, DDS/Mario Aimetti, MD, DDS


PMID: 25909524
DOI: 10.11607/prd.2195

The most frequent intraoperative complication of maxillary sinus elevation procedures is the perforation of the sinus membrane, for which various protocols and grafting materials have been proposed in the literature. This article describes a novel suturing technique to close large sinus mucosa perforations. The technique is demonstrated through two clinical cases in which the sinus perforations occurred (1) in the course of a maxillary sinus elevation procedure and (2) after the removal of a cystic lesion. Bone grafting material and dental implants were placed simultaneously with the sinus repair. No infections occurred, and clinical and radiographic outcomes at 1 year postloading revealed successful implant osseointegration.


Full Text PDF File | Order Article

 

 
Get Adobe Reader
Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view PDF files. This is a free program available from the Adobe web site.
Follow the download directions on the Adobe web site to get your copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

 

© 2020 Quintessence Publishing Co, Inc

PRD Home
Current Issue
Ahead of Print
Archive
Author Guidelines
About
Submission Form
Submit
Reprints
Permission
Advertising
Quintessence Home
Terms of Use
Privacy Policy
About Us
Contact Us
Help