Is Repeated Arthrocentesis Beneficial in the Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders: A Retrospective Study


Kutuk N. , Bas B., Kazan D., Yuceer E.

JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, cilt.77, sa.7, ss.1359-1364, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 77 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.joms.2019.01.041
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1359-1364

Özet

Purpose: Arthrocentesis is an effective, simple, and minimally invasive treatment in patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) closed lock (CL). The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of 1- versus 2-session arthrocentesis procedures in the management of TMJ CL.