This is a visual representation of the treatment of a venous malformation within the substance of the tongue. The laser directly treats the venous malformation via selective photothermolysis while preventing injury to the tongue itself. Venous malformations infiltrate normal tissue as a birthmark but continue to grow with time and show no evidence of regression. Instead of excising the venous malformation with some of the tongue itself this is a way of controlling the lesion. As seen, the ND:YAG laser set at 25 Watts and 1.0 sec duration is used to shrink the venous malformation. The laser is fired in a polkadot fashion in order to prevent mucosal sloughing. The surface is relatively protected as the laser selective penetrates the VM. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17797/938qzyj3uh
Contributors: Conor Smith (Arkansas Children's Hospital) and Gresham Richter M.d. (Arkansas Children's Hospital) The removal of tonsils is most often indicated by tonsillar hypertrophy contributing to obstructive sleep apnea or chronic/recurring throat infections from pathogens such as streptococcal bacteria. Electrocautery is the most commonly used technique to safely and effectively excavate the tonsils. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17797/cb233d20mk
Contributors: Michael Golinko, MD, John Jones, MD, DMD, Kumar Patel, PA Bilateral sagittal split osteotomy and genioplasty in 5y/o girl with lymphatic malformation. DOI#: https://doi.org/10.17797/hlo056ep2r
Contributors: Michael Golinko, Kumar Patel and Bridget O'Leary LeFort I osteotomy and advancement in 18y/o female patient with maxillary hypoplasia DOI: https://doi.org/10.17797/1cu3tz50yf
This video documents the steps typically followed during open reduction of isolated, depressed zygomatic arch fractures. The patient's hair was shaven for clarity and for proper marking of key anatomic landmarks. Such landmarks are shown and discussed in sequence with the key surgical steps.
Marcus Couey, DDS, MD; Eric Reimer, DDS; Andrew Bhagyam, DDS; Phillip Freeman, DDS, MD; Jose M Marchena, DMD, MD
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Dentistry, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Presented is a case of submental intubation performed prior to maxillomandibular advancement for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Submental intubation is a viable alternative to tracheostomy for cases in which nasal intubation is contraindicated (e.g. trauma), or uninterrupted access to the oral cavity is preferred.  Briefly, the technique consists of performing oral intubation, and then exteriorizing the endotracheal tube through a tract created from the floor of mouth to the submental triangle. At the end of the case, the tube can be passed into the oral cavity, returning to an oral intubation. Surgeon: Raj C. Dedhia, MD, MSCR, Department of Otolaryngology, Emory University School of Medicine Video Production: Clara Lee, MS4, Emory University School of Medicine
The transconjunctival approach was first described by Bourquet in 1924 and then modified by Tessier in 1973 for exposure of the orbital floor and maxilla for the treatment of facial trauma. This approach can be carried out either in a preseptal plane by separating the orbital septum from within the eyelid (preseptal approach) or posterior to the septum and eyelid (retroseptal approach) by making an incision through the bulbar conjunctiva directly above the orbital rim. The main advantage of the retroseptal approach is that it does not involve dissection and disruption of the eyelid itself, therefore, reducing the incidence of post-operative lid laxity and position abnormalities. This video will show a retroseptal approach to an orbital floor blowout fracture. A lateral inferior cantholysis is performed to facilitate eversion and retraction of the lower eyelid.
Title: How to perform a salivary gland massage - an instructional video Delaney Sheehan, MS; David Thompson, MS; Brittany Foret, MS; Michael Olejniczak, MS; Rohan R. Walvekar, MD* *Corresponding and Senior Author MS - Medical Student Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, New Orleans, LA 70112 Introduction: Education is a vital component to patient compliance. Salivary gland conditions like sialadenitis, dry mouth and postoperative protocols for sialendoscopy procedures among other procedures on the salivary glands often require a protocol of salivary gland massage; which forms a vital part of salivary gland hygiene i.e. salivary gland massage, hydration and sialogogues. In our search, we did not find a specific educational video demonstrating salivary gland massage. Funding: No external funding. Methods: The Ear Nose and Throat Interest Group at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans under the supervision of senior author compiled the patient education and instructional video. Summary: Educational video on salivary gland massage is a way to disseminate a resource that can be easily accessed by patients and can be helpful in standardizing technique and also compliance.
The following video demonstrates the author's method for repairing wide unilateral complete cleft lip and cleft nasal deformities. Details of surgical markings as well as nuances of technique are demonstrated. Video documentation of immediate results as well as progress of healing over the following year are included.
This video shows orbital floor repair via a trans-sinus approach and orbital floor reconstruction with porous polyethylene.
Lower Lip Sling Suspension with Bidirectional Fascia Grafts For Isolated Marginal Mandibular Nerve Palsyvideo
The procedure in this video demonstrates a lower lip sling suspension technique for isolated marginal mandibular nerve palsy using bidirectional fascia grafts.
The most common of the rare craniofacial clefts, Tessier's No. 7 cleft is represented by a deficiency of tissue that may span from the oral commissure to the ear. (1) The repair of the cleft of the lip must include especial attention to restoring continuity of the orbicularis oris muscle as well the vermillion. This case is presented as an example of the repair of the Tessier 7 cleft lip deformity. DOI #: http://dx.doi.org/10.17797/4h2edlts5zz
- OMFS - Director of TMJ and Minimally Invasive Endoscopic
- Associate Professor of OMFS at the Harvard MEdical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine
- Attending Surgeon at MGH
Dr. Joseph McCain is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeon. He completed his undergraduate and Dental School education at the University of Pittsburgh. Residency training in OMFS was completed at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. McCain was the Founder of Miami Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a hybrid academic private practice that focused on patient care, graduate medical education, and clinical research.
He has previously served as Chief of OMFS of the Baptist Health System in Miami, OMFS Program Director at Nova Southeastern School of Dental Medicine, and professor and Chairman of the OMFS section of Florida International University School of Medicine. He currently serves as the President of the American Society of TMJ Surgeons.
Dr. McCain's specialty focused interest include TMJ and OMFS Endoscopic Surgery. Dr. McCain has published, lectured, and operated both nationally and internationally regarding this field of specialized surgery. Dr. McCain joined the Harvard/MGH Family as a a full-time faculty in the Department of OMFS in 2018. Currently he is an Associate Professor of OMFS at the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Attending Surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital.
- Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - University of Texas Health Science Center
- Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Ben Taub Hospital
Dr. Jose Marchena obtained his dental degree magna cum laude from Harvard School of Dental Medicine and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed internships in oral and maxillofacial surgery and general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and his residency training at Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. Dr. Marchena is an associate professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. He also serves as chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery at Ben Taub Hospital in Houston and as vice president of Smile Bangladesh, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing cleft lip and palate repair operations in rural Bangladesh.
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