osseous defect

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os·se·ous de·fect

(osē-ŭs dēfekt)
Any imperfection or absence of bony structures.
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Biological reconstructions of osseous defects claim to be a permanent solution.
Surgical reconstruction of the anterior fossa floor osseous defect is necessary to close this communication and may present a challenge.
In a recent study involving a canine model, the application of rhTGF-[beta]1 in conjunction with nonresorbable barrier membrane greatly enhanced bone regeneration in oral osseous defects (after 2 months) (6).
Commenting on their results, the researchers said, "It was established that human MSCs -[mesenchyme] form bone of considerable mechanical integrity when implanted in an osseous defect in an immunocompromised animal.
PRF can promote the healing of osseous defects by the following mechanisms.
Mechanical symptoms such as catching and/or locking can be secondary to engaging osseous defects on the humeral head and glenoid.
The time period during which platelet growth factors remain active [42] and the bioavailability of platelet components in relation to DBBM and/or BCP dissolution in osseous defect could explain the absence of platelet concentrates effect on tissue repair.
Communication with the CNS is possible via an osseous defect, micro fissures, or perineural spread, as has been reported by Mazziotti et al.
INTRODUCTION: CSF rhinorrhea signifies a communication of the subarachnoid space with the exterior due to an opening in the dura mater and arachnoid mater coupled with an osseous defect. This defect may be congenital or acquired and may be located in the anterior, middle or posterior cranial fossa but will manifest as CSF rhinorrhea.
Clinical findings were correlated with radiological findings of Orthopantomogram and Radio- visiography for confirmation of type of osseous defect and compare the post-operative gain of alveolar bone (Figure 1C).
If a depth of greater than 10 mm is necessary, packed morselized autologous bone graft should be used to fill the deeper osseous defect. On the back table, the corresponding anatomic location is identified on the allograft, and it is placed in a graft holder.
A patient's "functional" range of motion (ROM) is determined by vocational and avocational activities; therefore, the significance of an osseous defect is somewhat influenced by the functional requirements of the patient.