TMJ arthroscopy: A diagnostic and surgical atlas

TMJ arthroscopy: A diagnostic and surgical atlas

CURRENT LITERATURE Dentoalveohu Surgery. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, Vol 5, No 1, 1993. Alling CC (ed), with 2 1 contri...

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Dentoalveohu Surgery. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, Vol 5, No 1, 1993. Alling CC (ed), with 2 1 contributors. Philadelphia, PA, Saunders, 188 pages, illustrated. The 19 chapters in this volume cover various aspects of dentoalveolar surgery from asepsis, anesthesia, and informed consent to management of impacted teeth, infection, nerve dysfunction, and periapical and periodontal surgery. There are also discussions of the use of lasers in dentoalveolar surgery, oral manifestations of systemic diseases, and a practical approach to promoting and maintaining the referral base. Overall, there is considerable information in this important aspect of practice. Orbital Trauma. Oral and Maxillofacial Clinics of North America, Vol5, No 3, 1993. Schendel SA (ed) with 16 contributors. Philadelphia, PA, Saunders, 130 pages, illustrated. This volume brings together specialists from oral and maxillofacial surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and ophthalmology to discuss the evaluation, initial treatment, and secondary management of orbital injuries. In addition to sections on surgery, there are chapters on anatomy, imaging, and ocular consequences of orbital trauma. Attention is also given to the special problems of pediatric orbital fractures and the eyeless orbit. Temporomandibuhu Disorders: Guidelines for Classification, Assessment, and Management. McNeil1 C (ed). Chicago, IL, Quintessence Publishing Co, 1993, 14 1 pages, paperback. This document represents a revision of the 1990 recommendations of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain for the classification, assessment, and management of the various temporomandibular disorders. The information is based on basic and clinical research, as well as on clinical experience. The literature from referred journals in support of the guidelines is extensively cited. Biomaterial-Tissue Interfaces. Doherty PJ, Williams RL, Williams DF, et al (eds). Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Elsevier Science, 1992, 533 pages, illustrated, $265.50. This book is based on the papers delivered at the 9th conference of the European Society for Biomaterials in 1992. Of interest to the oral and maxillofacial surgeon are the numerous reports on biocompatibility, the biomechanics of the tissue-implant interface, the bone-material interface, and biodegradable polymers. The reports represent the most recent findings of some of the leading researchers in the field. TMJ Arthroscopy: A Diagnostic and Surgical Atlas. Tarro AW. Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott, 1993, 198 pages, 257 illustrations, $98.00. This book provides a detailed discussion of the various diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of TMJ arthroscopy. It contains chapters on anatomy and pathophysiology, instrumentation, examination and diagnosis, surgery and surgical procedures, disc suturing, and complications and postoperative care. Results are described and illustrated with case reports. The appendices contain arthroscopy guidelines, a history form, a consent form, information and instructions for patients, and a postoperative data collection form.

653 Surgical Orthodontics: Diagnosis and Treatment. Tuinzing DB, Greebe RB, Dorenbos J, et al. New York, NY, Paul & Co, 1993, 134 pages, illustrated. In this monograph, the authors describe their personal experience in the management of over 1,500 patients. Also discussed are their research findings during the past 10 years, as well as areas that still need to be investigated. A unique feature of the monograph is the inclusion of plastic overlays that permit the reader to independently go through the steps of planning treatment for various types of dentofacial deformities. Osseointegration in Oral Rehabilitation: An Introductory Textbook. Nocrt I, van Stienberghe D, Worthington P (eds), with 18 contributors. Chicago, IL, Quintessence, 1993, 2 11 pages, illustrated. Although intended primarily for the general practitioner, the oral and maxillofacial surgeon can also gain considerable information from this book regarding prosthetic rehabilitation with implant support. The first part discusses treatment options and patient selection. This is followed with chapters on maintenance of osseointegration and possible complications, biomechanics, bone remodeling, and tissue response to implants. The book concludes with discussions of maxillofacial reconstruction and extraoral applications. Atlas of Orthodontics: Principles and Clinical Applications. Viazis AD. Philadelphia, PA, Saunders, 1993,345 pages, 636 color illustrations, $150.00. This extensively illustrated text provides up-todate information on orthodontic diagnosis, treatment planning, and therapy in a concise manner, and enables the oral and maxillofacial surgeon to understand what can be accomplished from a nonsurgical standpoint. The various forms of orthodontic mechanotherapy and the use of adjunctive appliances are described. There are also discussions of facial and cephalometric evaluation and the assessment of craniofacial growth. Oral Pathology: Clinical-Pathologic Correlations (ed 2). Regezi JA, Sciubba J (eds), with 5 contributors. Philadelphia, PA, Saunders, 1993, 774 pages, 689 contributors, $52.00. This new edition maintains the format of the previous edition, dividing the material into an initial section on diagnosis based on the clinical features of the various lesions, and subsequent chapters that contain more detailed information on the specific conditions. The former concisely summarizes hundreds of diseases in a format that enables the clinician to make a quick differential diagnosis. The latter provides the information needed to understand their etiology and treatment. Ethical Questions in Dentistry. Rule JT, Veatch RM. Chicago, IL, Quintessence, 1993, 282 pages, $28.00, paperback. The primary goal of this book is to discuss many of the ethical problems faced in dentistry and to suggest solutions for their resolution. Part I introduces the major ethical theories and principles and suggests a format for ethical analysis. Parts II and III consist of the ethical analysis of 111 cases based on actual events associated with patient care. This format provides the reader with both the basic fundamentals of ethics and the means to deal with ethical issues.