PDF | Numerous classifications and nomenclatures exist in literature to Aramany presented a classification for maxillectomy defects in Obturator ppt. 1. Basic Principles of Obturator design for partially edentulous patients. Part I: Classification Aramany MA. Basic principles of. Yadav P. has mentioned that Brown’s classification is simple to use. But, as prosthodontists, we commonly use Aramany’s classification since Brown’s.

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Design principles must also consider the size and retentive qualities of the defect, access to the defect maximum mandibular opening, and change of tissues and oral condition as a result of adjunctive radiation therapy.

A total of 38 patients with postsurgical maxillary defects were included in aramant study. This classification was modified by Elsahy in Michael Hogan, Joseph Classificattion. Assessment of the quality of life in maxillectomy patients: Int J Prosthodont ; Classification of maxillectomy defects: The classification is as follows- C— Condyle. Skip to main content.

Maxillectomy and its classification. Prosthodontic guidelines for surgical reconstruction of the maxilla: Cordeiro PG, Santamaria E. Reconstruction of maxillectomy and midfacial defects with free tissue transfer.

Horizontal Component- Letter a: Aakarshan Dayal Gupta, Dr. Hence there is an utmost need of a comprehensive classification system for maxillectomy defects, which takes into account the multitude of factors necessary to rehabilitate such patients and which has been critically evaluated by the managing multidisciplinary team to reach a consensus. Click here to sign up. Subtotal Maxillectomy- Maxillectomy in which atleast two walls of the antrum are removed including the palatal wall.


Their classification is as follows- 1. An algorithm for maxillectomy defect reconstruction. Discussion Cancer surgery, malformation or trauma may cause broad facial defects that cannot be covered by patients because of their exposed site. Clefts can occur in the maxilla, mandible and the face; clefts of maxilla are most common.

One of the most interesting congenital defects that has been of great concern and interest to the maxillofacial surgeon and the prosthodontist is the occurrence of clefts. JPPA ; 01 Results of a UK survey of oral and maxillofacial surgeons.

Prosthodontic principles in the framework design of maxillary obturator prostheses.

Basic principles of obturator design for partially edentulous patients. Plastic Reconstr Surg ; It, however lacks classificatuon description of the surgical defect. The amount of closure can be depicted by varying the length of the line to be drawn. An effective, inexpensive, temporary surgical obturator following maxillectomy. J Prosthet Dent Clinical conditions also dictate that the definitive treatment plan and RPD design be practical, affordable, and capable of meeting the functional needs and demands of the patient.

Prosthodontic principles in the framework design of maxillary obturator prostheses.

He divided the defects into 6 categories based upon the relationship of the defect with the abutment teeth. The two arrows adjacent on either sides of the hard palate represent displacement of the palate. Help Center Find new research papers in: This unilateral defect is the one most commonly classsification in the maxillofacial rehabilitative practice. The classification is as follows- H- Lateral defects of any length up to midline including condyle.


Acquired postsurgical maxillary defects, Aramany classification. Following are the most accepted classifications of maxillary and mandibular clefts.

Swing-lock design considerations for obturator frameworks.

If there is complete closure then a line is drawn along the dots towards square 11, if closure is not present then a line is drawn along the dots towards square Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. Prosthetic rehabilitation of maxillectomy defects is effective, and surgical reconstruction is usually not indicated.

Other factors that may classificatkon the overall treatment plan include the age of the patient, other medical conditions, tumor prognosis, individual functional and esthetic demands, manual dexterity, and motivation of the patient. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

Classification of Mandibular Defects by Urken et al