Author(s): Moses JJ, Topper DC
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Abstract The goal of treatment for temporomandibular joint internal derangement has traditionally been the anatomic reduction of the displaced disc. Recent magnetic resonance imaging postoperative studies suggest that successful treatment may require only the mobilization of the adhered disc and release of capsular restraints rather than anatomic reduction. It is hypothesized that this mobilization of fibrosed and inflamed tissues decreases load concentration and allows pain-free function through physiologic adaptation.
This article was published in J Craniomandib Disord
and referenced in Journal of Bioprocessing & Biotechniques