Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Oronasal fistula repair

Contributor(s): Joseph Harari

Introduction

  • To close oronasal communication which may occur secondary to extraction of maxillary canine teeth.

Uses

  • Iatrogenic creation of oronasal communication during extraction of maxillary canine teeth or carnassial teeth.
  • Following trauma/infection/neoplasia.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Aftercare

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Outcomes

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Prognosis

  • Fair.

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Salisbury S K (1991) Problems and complications associated with maxillectomy, mandibulectomy, and oronasal fistula repair. Probl Vet Med (2), 153-169 PubMed.
  • Ross D L, Goldstein G S (1986) Oral surgery. Basic techniques. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 16 (5), 967-981 PubMed.


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