Osteogenesis and Dental Eruption Through Electrical Stimuli
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00975208
Verified September 2009 by University of Guadalajara. Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
The closure of the alveolar cleft as part of cleft lip and palate deformities is a procedure that, to this date, still demands great efforts from plastic surgeons. The feasibility of periosteoplasty for reconstruction of the alveolar arcade as well as the use of electrical stimulation in order to increase osteoneogenesis have been proven in the past. The present study attempts to combine both procedures that have only been reported separately worldwide. The objective of this study is to increase the osteogenic capacity and hence, dental eruption.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
patients of the Institute of Reconstructive Surgery of Jalisco, México
Patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate deformities and alveolar defects
Patients without alveolar cleft
Patients with syndromes that did not require periosteoplastic procedures as well as patients with systemic illnesses that may affect the result of the study (for instance diabetes)