Use of a stackable surgical guide to improve the accuracy of the lateral wall approach for sinus grafting in the presence of a sinus septum

K N Teixeira, M A Sakurada, A G Philippi, T M S V Gonçalves
International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2021 March 4
The identification and management of interfering maxillary sinus septa is essential to anticipate and prevent membrane perforation and other complications during sinus grafting. A computer-guided sinus approach based on a new magnetic stackable surgical guide was planned, to transfer the exact position of the septum and optimize the positioning of the lateral access windows. This technique reduces the risk of sinus membrane injury, thereby increasing the safety and efficacy of the procedure.

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