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International Poster Journal of Dentistry and Oral Medicine



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Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 5 (2003), No. 4     15. Dec. 2003
Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 5 (2003), No. 4  (15.12.2003)

Poster 204, Language: English

Quality of life and patients satisfaction after maxillectomy and prosthethical rehabilitation
Eckert, Alexander W./Maurer, Peter/Berginski, Markus/Otto, Cornelia/Schubert, Johannes/Bloching, Andrea/Müller, Alexander
The goal of the present investigation was to evaluate the quality of life and patients satisfaction after maxillectomy and prosthetical rehabilitation over a 30 year period. All obturators were accepted by the patients, aestehtic and functional results were almost good. Based on our investigations we can conclude that the classical prosthetical rehabilitation of maxillary defects is still the therapy of choice due to limited costs and given possibility to control the local recurrence.

Keywords: maxillary defects, obturators, patients satisfaction

September 3-7th, 2002
XVIth Congress of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery