Management of Temporomandibular Joint Degenerative Diseases: Biologic Basis and Treatment Outcome / Edition 1

Management of Temporomandibular Joint Degenerative Diseases: Biologic Basis and Treatment Outcome / Edition 1

by Boudewijn Stegenga
     
 

ISBN-10: 3764352868

ISBN-13: 9783764352868

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: Birkhauser Basel

Unique in its approach, this volume focuses on the biologic basis for the clinical management of complex temporomandibular joint diseases. TMJ specialists of international repute review the current treatment modalities available, and con- sider their rationale and biologic background, their drawbacks, and the scientific basis of their outcome. The first two

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Unique in its approach, this volume focuses on the biologic basis for the clinical management of complex temporomandibular joint diseases. TMJ specialists of international repute review the current treatment modalities available, and con- sider their rationale and biologic background, their drawbacks, and the scientific basis of their outcome. The first two sections concentrate on treatment planning and are intended to serve as a basis for the subsequent chapters. In the third section the biologic basis and outcome of several surgical procedures are addressed. The emphasis of the fourth section is on post-operative care and rehabilitation, together with the management of treatment failure. Reflecting the latest advances in this important area of clinical research, this volume will prove an invaluable source of reference to oral and maxillofacial surgeons, dentists, temporomandibular joint specialists, radiologists and physiologists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783764352868
Publisher:
Birkhauser Basel
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
1996
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication
Foreword
List of contributors
Preface
Introduction
Temporomandibular joint degenerative diseases: pathogenesis3
Temporomandibular joint degenerative diseases: clinical diagnosis13
Temporomandibular joint disc displacement: a re-evaluation of its significance27
Rationale for non-surgical temporomandibular joint management35
Rationale for surgical temporomandibular joint management47
Orthognathic considerations in temporomandibular joint treatment planning53
Criteria for temporomandibular joint treatment outcome63
The current role of conventional radiography and computerized tomography in temporomandibular joint treatment planning73
The current role of magnetic resonance imaging in temporomandibular joint treatment planning87
Current role of diagnostic arthroscopy in temporomandibular joint treatment planning99
Temporomandibular joint arthrocentesis: biologic basis and treatment outcome113
Biologic basis and outcome of arthroscopic lysis and lavage of the temporomandibular joint125
Biologic basis for modified condylotomy in the management of temporomandibular joint degenerative diseases135
Temporomandibular joint disc surgery: biologic basis and treatment outcome149
Rehabilitation of the temporomandibular joint through the application of motion161
Post-operative physical therapy of the temporomandibular joint177
Correction of temporomandibular joint ankylosis resulting from earlier surgery191
Management of non-successful treatment outcome205
Discussion of controversial statements221
Subject index229

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