二次顎裂部骨移植後の離床と歩行の回復に関する検討 [in Japanese] Examination of ambulation after secondary bone grafting to the alveolar clefts [in Japanese]
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The purpose of secondary alveolar cleft bone grafting is to reconstruct the dental arch.<BR>This study examines postoperative ambulatory recovery after secondary iliac particulate marrow and cancelous bone grafting.<BR>A total of 33 patients with cleft lip, alveolus, and/or palate underwent bone grafting between February 1998 and December 2000.<BR>These patients comprised 20 males (23 operations) and 13 females (13 operations) with a median age of 11 years at operation and an age range of 7 to 24 years.<BR>Four to eight grams (median 5 g) of autogenous particulate marrow was harvested from iliac bone.<BR>The median recovery time until the patients could move about with the use of a wheelchair was 1 day.<BR>They could walk with and without aid on the 3rd and 5th postoperative days, respectively.<BR>The patients were discharged when they could walk up and down stairs, and the median discharge day was the 14th postoprative day.
- Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan
Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan 51(5), 240-243, 2005-05-20
Japanese Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons