Prosthetic versus surgical rehabilitation in sufferers with maxillary defect concerning the standard of life: systematic evaluation.
Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 Jan 31;:
Authors: Sharaf MY, Ibrahim SI, Eskander AE, Shaker AF
PURPOSE: To evaluate the flexibility of prosthetic rehabilitation versus surgical rehabilitation in enhancing the QOL for sufferers with maxillary defects.
MATERIAL AND METHODS: A scientific search of PubMed, Scopus information base, Cochrane database, Ovid database, and Latin America & Caribbean database for articles revealed earlier than September 2017 was carried out by two impartial reviewers. A handbook search of articles revealed from January 2000 to September 2017 was additionally performed. Solely English research had been included which consider the QoL in sufferers with head and neck cancers. Any confusion between the 2 impartial reviewers was resolved by the use of a moderated dialogue between the reviewers.
RESULTS: 5 research fulfilled the inclusion standards for this examine. Many parameters had been used concerning analysis of QOL because the EORTC Head and Neck 35 evaluation, UW-QOL, OHIP-14, VAS, OFS, MHI, HAD, Physique Satisfaction Scale, Oral symptom verify checklist, Swallowing, Eating regimen consist, Ache management, Postoperative complication, and Speech. Two research supported the surgical line of therapy for enhancing the QOL as in comparison with the prosthetic one; one other two research confirmed a statistically insignificant enchancment within the sufferers’ QOL with the surgical line, whereas just one revealed insignificant distinction in QoL with each traces of therapy.
CONCLUSIONS: Surgical rehabilitation offers a greater line of therapy in enhancing the QOL for sufferers with maxillary defects. However, prosthetic has proved effectiveness within the rapid post-surgical occasions as momentary technique, and it has represented a superb different when the surgical obturation is compromised.
PMID: 29388055 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]