1st edition 2011
Hardcover, 248 pages, 535 images (colored)
Quintessence Publishing, Germany
Minimally invasive surgical techniques are being increasingly used throughout medicine, often replacing conventional surgery. In many instances conventional techniques cannot match the outcome obtained with them.
Transcrestal sinus floor elevation has become increasingly popular and a logical target for these innovations, but recent reports cast doubt on the efficiency and predictable success of the technique.
This book is intended to alert the reader to the shortcomings of the various techniques of transcrestal sinus floor elevation, with the intention of providing a blueprint to help develop transcrestal sinus floor elevation into a surgical technique that meets the general medical standards of a minimally invasive procedure.
Chapter 01: Maxillary sinus anatomy and physiology
Chapter 02: Biologic aspects of sinus augmentation
Chapter 03: Generally accepted procedures
Chapter 04: Status quo analysis
Chapter 05: Biomechanics of transcrestal sinus membrane elevation
Chapter 06: Radiologic assessment
Chapter 07: Preoperative measures for assuring success
Chapter 08: Transcrestal osteotomy: technologic considerations and options for bone perforation
Chapter 09: Insights into sinus augmentation: preclinical and clinical research
Chapter 10: Clinical experiences using innovative equipment
Chapter 11: Compromised results and complications
Chapter 12: Summary and outlook