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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Maxillofacial Surgery
Frequency: 3 issues
Online ISSN 1827-1901
THE TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT
Machon V. 1, Hirjak D. 2, Foltan R. 2
1 Prague University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
2 Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Aim. Aim of this study was to present a method of autologous blood application in treating chronic recurrent dislocation of the temporomandibular joint.
Methods. In the first year of study, 40 patients who had undergone this treatment method were evaluated.
Results. One year after the application no recurrence was noticed; likewise no intra-articular complication developed.
Conclusion. The success of the treatment method was 85% (34 patients).