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Minimally Invasive Antral Membrane Balloon Elevation – Results of a Multicenter Registry Minimally Invasive Antral Membrane Balloon Elevation – Results of a Multicenter Registry

Author(s):

Ziv Mazor, DMD;Efraim Kfir, DMD; Moshe Goldstein, DMD; Israel Yerushalmi, DMD; Ronen Rafaelov, DMD; Vered Kfir, DMD; Edo Kaluski, MD, FACC, FESC, FSCAI

Date Added:

1/14/2010


Summary:

Patients with an edentulous posterior maxillary segment frequently lack adequate bone mass to support dental implants. The challenge of bone augmentation of this segment has been traditionally addressed by two approaches: (1) lateral maxillary window (“hinge osteotomy”) and (2) the “osteotome technique,” also called bone-added osteotome sinus floor elevation (BAOSFE).

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