Utility of decellularised urinary bladder extracellular matrix in full mucosalisation of a post-oncological maxillectomy defect

N Graillon, A D Le, B M Chang, R M Shanti
British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 2020 August 25
This report highlights the utility of MatriStem Surgical Matrix Thick UBM™ (rebranded as Gentrix® ACell, Inc), a decellularised urinary bladder extracellular matrix in the reconstruction of a post-oncological maxillectomy defect. In utilising this biological construct to serve as a biological dressing, our patient underwent complete mucosalisation of his surgical site without the development of an oroantral fistula and with adequate maxillary vestibule to allow for definitive oral rehabilitation with a removable partial denture.

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