A new approach to arthrocentesis of the temporomandibular joint


Alkan A. , KILIÇ E.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.38, no.1, pp.85-86, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijom.2008.11.005
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.85-86

Abstract

We describe a new temporomandibular joint (TMJ) arthrocentesis technique using the irrigation pump from a Surgical and dental implant motor, providing the highest hydraulic pressure reported in the literature for TMJ lavage.