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Surgical Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Derangement: 30-Year Follow-Up of Temporomandibular Joint Discectomy, a Case Report and Literature Review



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doi: 10.1016/j.cden.2022.07.002.

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Tore Bjornland et al.


Dent Clin North Am.


2023 Jan.

Abstract

The improvement in diagnostic accuracy, improvement of the endoscopic equipment, better selection of patients for open TMJ surgery, and increased focus on research and education are promising for the treatment of the group of patients with TMJ derangements. In the future, prospective randomized clinical trials need to be performed to give the clinician guidelines as to which type of intervention should be chosen in a particular patient base on accepted criteria for diagnosis and treatment of TMJ derangement.


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Arthroscopy; Disc repair; Discectomy; Surgical treatment; Temporomandibular joint derangement.

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