alloplastic


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alloplastic

(ˌæləʊˈplæstɪk)
adj
of or relating to alterations made to a patient's external circumstances for the purpose of affecting his mental conditionrelating to the implantation of inorganic material into living tissue
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In the treatment of bone and joint fractures, in addition to metal implants [4], autograft, allograft, xenograft and alloplastic materials [3] are used.
The studies have reported the use of different materials, including autologous bone, (11, 15-19) homologous bone, (20-24) xenografts, (14, 15, 19, 25) and alloplastic materials.
Various procedures for the treatment include gap arthroplasty (GA), interpositional gap arthroplasty (IPG), and/or total joint reconstruction using autogenous grafts or alloplastic materials.
Over the years, various types of graft materials, including autogenic bone, demineralised allogenic bone, xenogeneic materials and alloplastic materials, have been used to regenerate the attachment apparatus.
Implants placed simultaneously with lateral window sinus augmentation using a putty alloplastic bone substitute for increased primary implant stability: A retrospective study.
Contributed by authors working in various surgical specialties in the US, the 54 chapters cover essential aspects like instrumentation and tissue handling, skin anatomy and wound healing, facial analysis, photography, alloplastic implants and genioplasty, and ethics; the facial nerve; oculoplastic surgery; surgery for the aging face; rhinoplasty; hair replacement; trauma; scar revision and the reconstructive ladder; head and neck neoplasms; and pediatric and craniofacial surgery.
Histomorphometric evaluation of bone regeneration using allogeneic and alloplastic bone substitutes.
Platelet-derived growth factor enhancement of two alloplastic bone matrices.
Advocacy extends the role of counseling beyond the traditional autoplastic (one-on-one) interventions and into the realm of alloplastic interventions (changing the environment).
2,6 Methods of closure include buccal flap advancement, palatal flap advancement , Combined buccal and palatal technique, distant flaps, bone grafts and alloplastic materials.
Reconstruction of the medial orbit poses a formidable challenge to the reconstructive surgeon due to the region's complex skeletal and soft-tissue anatomy, limited surgical access, and limitations imposed by autogenous and alloplastic materials.
Recent advancements in the alloplastic material industry [16] altogether with significant improvements achieved in the microsurgical field allow for a great deal of flexibility when it comes to choosing how to proceed on the reconstructive path [17].