International Research Journal of Otolaryngology


Clinical Conduct for a Bruxist Patient: Clinical Case Report

Review Article of International Research Journal of Otolaryngology Clinical Conduct for a Bruxist Patient: Clinical Case Report 1 A. Araújo S.S.1; Trindade M.O.2; Arruda F.E.P.3; Fernandes G.A.4 1,3,4 Estudante do Curso de Odontologia – UFPE; 2Docente do Departamento de Prótese e Cirurgia Buco Facial – UFPE Introduction: Sleep bruxism is an activity of stereotyped movements promoted by the subconscious in the masticatory system that includes the functions of clenching and / or grinding, where neuromuscular protection mechanisms are absent, which can lead to damages to the masticatory system and temporomandibular disorders. Aim: This article aims to demonstrate conducts used in a clinical case to assist in similar case planning. Case report: A 58-year-old male patient required an appointment at the Federal University of Pernambuco integrated dentistry clinic, presenting a complaint of pain in the face region and lack of adaptation with prostheses, he had posterior maxillary edentulism, loss of vertical dimension and severe wear on the remaining teeth. The anamnesis was made in his initial clinical examination, later, was prepared the diagnostic wax-up, the waxing was moulded with condensation silicone for restoration in composite resin with prefabricated pins. Afterward the molding were made to prepare removable partial dentures for the patient. In the old prostheses overlays were prepared to slide between them forming a type of plaque, reprogramming the jaw and avoiding that the patient destroyed the already made restorations. In the following session, the well-adapted prostheses were delivered and the occlusal adjustment was properly performed with intraoral test. Results: The patient reported aesthetic improvement, total pain reduction and better adaptation with the prostheses, he also related comfort in using them. Conclusion: It is possible to perform the rehabilitation of partial edentulous bruxers, approximating the patient to his or her centric relation, without the necessity of plaques and maintaining a quality ...

Rehabilitation and Treatment of Patients With Treacher Collins Syndrome

Review Article of International Research Journal of Otolaryngology Rehabilitation and Treatment of Patients With Treacher Collins Syndrome Leal A.J.G¹; Abreu A.M.A²; Moreira J.F.M.A³; Moura N.F⁴, Arruda H.S⁵ ¹²³⁴Estudante do Curso de Odontologia – UFPE; ⁵Pesquisador do Departamento de Histologia/Embriologia da UFPE Introduction: Treacher Colling syndrome or mandibulo facial dysostosi is a malformation craniofacial that affects bones and face tissues. It’s considered a multifactorial are genetic disease. Objectives: Realize a review highlightening many ways of treatment and rehab of the pacients, whose purpose is to improve the pacient’s quality of life and welfare. Methodology: All the research was realized based on the informaction collected in another arcticles published in internacional magazines, review of cases and clinics cases linked to the syndrome, found on SciELO, MEDLINE, DT Science. Results: The treatment from the sequelae of Treacher Collins syndrome is directed to correction and rehabilitation of the existing derformities. Started since prenatal phase, guied the family about the parcticularities of the anomaly and the necessary caring throughout life. The pacients need numerous surgeries until the adult phase to your rehab. Preoperative planning and stratification of the surgical procedure are extremely important for the final results and pacient rehab. Conclusions: From a multidisciplinary team, which the professionals work together, aim to turn the pacient’s life better, either in the physical area, a esthetical or psychological. Keywords: Mandibulo facial dysostosi, micrognathism, coloboma ...

Relation Between the Rheumatoid Arthritis and Certain Oral Manifestations

Review Article of International Research Journal of Otolaryngology Relation Between the Rheumatoid Arthritis and Certain Oral Manifestations Paixão, T.S¹; Cândido, L.L.P¹; Almeida, A.V.T¹; Vasconcelos, E.R.L ¹; Costa, T.G¹; Silva, J.M.N2 Estudante do Curso de Odontologia-UFPE; ²Cirurgião Dentista FOP/UPE Introduction: The oral healthiness is a key component to the overall healthiness of the individual. Among numerous diseases and oral healthiness problems the Sjögren Syndrome, periodontal diseases and temporomandibular joint dysfunction have an important relation with the rheumatoid arthritis that is characterized by the joint inflammation. Objetive: The objetive of the current research is to emphasize the importance of the systemic healthiness with oral healthiness in order to enhance a possible relation between the rheumatoid arthritis and certain oral manifestations. Methodology: This research is constituted of a review of a specialized literature, whom made by search of selected scientific papers from scielo, pubmed and lilacs database. Results and Discussion: Despite lot of researchs made about the impact of oral diseases on the systemic healthiness, the literature about the relation between they still, in majority,inconsistent, and the researchs, in general, have not an effective proof about the direct relation between oral diseases mentioned and the rheumatoid arthritis. Conclusion: It is crucial to highlight that even if have a understanding about the relation between the systemic disease and oral manifestations, there isn’t any evident proof of they. Keywords: Oral Manifestations; Periodontal Disease; Rheumatoid arthritis ...

Nutritional Status of the Elderly With Respiratory Diseases and Their Association With the Diagnosis

Research Article of International Research Journal of Otolaryngology Nutritional Status of the Elderly With Respiratory Diseases and Their Association With the Diagnosis Silva, L.M.L.1; Ribeiro, L.L.N2; Santos, E.M.C1; Lustosa, M.F1; Melo, N.C.O1 1Coordenadora do Programa de Residência em Nutrição Clínica do Hospital dos Servidores do Estado de Pernambuco, HSE; 2Pós-Graduanda do Programa de Residência em Nutrição Clínica do Hospital dos Servidores do Estado de Pernambuco; 3Preceptor do Programa de Residência em Nutrição Clínica do Hospital dos Servidores do Estado de Pernambuco, HSE Introduction: Respiratory tract diseases are among the main causes of morbidity and mortality in the elderly and often increase metabolic demand, with a negative impact on nutritional status (NS). Objective: To verify the NS of the elderly with respiratory diseases and their association with the diagnosis. Methodology: a retrospective study was carried out based on the collection of demographic, clinical and nutritional data from the records of elderly patients admitted with respiratory pathologies from February to July 2017 in the medical clinic. In the nutritional evaluation we considered: body mass index (BMI) classified according to Lipschitz (1994), the percentage of adequacy of arm circumference (AM) and calf circumference (CC). Kolmogorov-Sminorv test was used to verify normality and Pearson chi-square test to verify association between variables, with 95% confidence. The SPSS version 13.0 program was used. Results and Discussion: a sample of 24 elderly people, mean age of 74.56 ± 8.89 years, with 62.5% female. The common pathologies were respiratory tract infection (54.2%), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (20.8%), pulmonary tuberculosis (12.5%) and pneumonia (12.5%). 50% were malnourished according to BMI, the mean BMI being 22.9 ± 5.82 kg / m2; 66.7% according to the AM and 70.8% according to the CC. The prevalence of eutrophic and overweight by BMI was 29.2% and 20.8%, respectively; 20.8% were eutrophic for the AM ...

Prof. Jurek Olszewski, MD, PhD
Dean of Military Medical Faculty Medical University of Lodz, Representative of Poland in European Federation of Audiology Societies, Clinical Committee Member of Polish Academy of Sciences, Voivodship Consultant in Otorhinolaryngology, Head of Department of Otolaryngology, Laryngological Oncology, Audiology and Phoniatrics Medical University of Lodz

Dr. Ioannis Vlastos
Consultant Otolaryngologist: Euroclinic and Iaso Children’s Hospitals, Athens, Greece

Dr. Jadranka Handzic
Professor of Otolaryngology and Audiology, University Clinical Hospital Centre and Medical School “Zagreb”

Dr. RAÚL GONZÁLEZ-GARCÍA
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial-Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Infanta Cristina, Avenida de Elvas s/n, 06080, Badajoz (Spain)

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