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Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery

, Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 260–263 | Cite as

Cortical Bone Graft and GTR Membrane as “Ceiling Effect” in Alveolar Bone Grafting

  • Philip Mathew
  • P. Varun Menon
Technical Note

Abstract

Background

In orofacial cleft deformity cases, bone grafting is a very essential step in reconstruction of the residual alveolar cleft defect.

Material and Methods

Though various authors have put forth different techniques and graft sources for alveolar bone grafting, at our center, we have used iliac crest as the graft source and cortical bone graft with GTR membrane as “ceiling effect”.

Results

We have evaluated a series of cases of secondary alveolar bone grafting done with this technique by same surgeon at our center and have found great success.

Conclusion

In this clinical paper, we describe our surgical technique and also the key points from surgeons experience to ensure a better result.

Keywords

Alveolar cleft Secondary alveolar bone grafting Surgical technique GTR membrane 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of interest

All authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Informed Consent

Informed consent was obtained from all patients.

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© The Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of India 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryJubilee Mission Medical College and Research InstituteThrissurIndia

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