Evaluating the additional effects of arthrocentesis on the condylar pathways of temporomandibular joint in patients with internal derangement treated with stabilizing splint


Yucel M. A. , Gözneli R. , Alkumru H. N. , Kulak-Ozkan Y.

JOURNAL OF CRANIO-MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.42, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jcms.2013.07.002
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CRANIO-MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Keywords: Arthrocentesis, Axiograph, Stabilizing splint, COMPUTERIZED AXIOGRAPHY, DISC DISPLACEMENT, CLOSED LOCK, THERAPY, OSTEOARTHRITIS, DISORDERS, CADIAX(R), SURGERY

Abstract

Objectives: The purpose of this investigation is to find out the differences in the condylar pathways of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) in patients treated with stabilizing splint and arthrocentesis accompanied by stabilizing splint in 6 months period.