This review of different surgical treatments for odontogenic keratocsysts (OKC) with respect to recurrence rates includes 40 observational studies. The finding suggest that enucleation plus peripheral ostectomy/curettage and 5-Fluorouracil had the lowest recurrence rate and enucleation alone the highest but the evidence is mainly of very low certainty.[read the full story...]
MRONJ: Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw management strategies
15 systematic reviews were included in this review of teh treament and management of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ). The reviews only identified weak evidence to support treatment protocols for MRONJ so high quality well reported RCTs are needed.[read the full story...]
Keratocystic odontogenic tumours- which surgical approach?
This review of surgical approaches for keratocystic odontogenic tumour identified 35 mainly retrospective studies. Radical resection had the lowest recurrence rate but has significant morbidity. Higher quality evidence is to clarify the evidence for the varying surgical approaches.[read the full story...]