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Areas that constitute the spectrum of action in the facial reconstruction center *

Service of Facial Surgery, Maxillofacial Surgery, Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Cavity Surgery: functional and reconstructive surgery of the face, head and neck. Soft tissues Surgery (skin, muscle, mucosa) and hard tissues Surgery (bone and cartilage). Surgery of the same regions. Surgery of the temporo-mandibular joints. Surgery for the treatment of diseases of the soft and hard tissues of the regions mentioned above. Customer elective, urgent and emergency care in the outpatient hospital context (or pre-hospital). Surgical treatment of congenital deformities and / or acquired in the region of the face, head and neck.

(*) It is emphasized that the relationship that follows is just a few examples. There are several other conditions managed in Operating Room environment or in an outpatient setting.

The Facial Reconstruction Center also counts with technical support from other specialties in the related areas, which gives the patient support, whenever necessary, a multi and interdisciplinary character.

 

Special services

The Facial Reconstruction Center remains outside the standard hours of operation, scale guard service type 24 hours, during all year. The service can be activated by hospitals for routine care or by patients, through the contacts available on the website.

The patients treated by RECONFACE and eventually admitted to hospital units are controlled by the whole team through the RECONFACE MAP CONTROL SURGERIES AND HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS that is issued daily.

  1. Consultations at the clinic or ambulatory - You have the possibility to be examined by a specialized team in treating fractures, congenital deformities, infections and any other diseases involving the regions of the face, maxillaries and skull.
  2. 24 hours Support - The patient has a on call service, day and night, seven days a week, 24 h / day.
  3. Clinical and / or surgical support - in case of infections and inflammatory conditions of the maxillaries or soft tissues of the face, head and neck.
  4. Surgical treatment
    1. 4.1. Surgery of the Oral Cavity and Attachments
      • Developmental abnormalities Surgery and disorders of the hard and soft tissues;
      • Surgery of traumatic lesions of the tissues lining the mouth;
      • Surgery for impacted and / or retained teeth;
      • Surgery of (soft) dermal for therapeutic purposes, or functional prosthetic, as injuries, labial brakes or lingual flanges and (vocal) muscle correction;
      • Surgery to implant bone-integrated placement;
      • Lesions of the oral mucosa, tongue and floor of the mouth biopsy
      • Salivary glands surgery;
      • Maxillary sinus surgery;
      • Cysts and tumors of the oral cavity surgery, and
      • Injuries of the oral cavity treatment.

    2. 4.2. Maxillofacial and Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery
      1. a) The facial bones fractures surgery, result of several injuries and accidents, including those caused by Gunshot, employment of stable skeletal fixation of Titanium and other applicable appeals. As an example of fractures, the following segment:
        • Zygomatic arches (lateral area of the face);
        • Mandible (lower jaw) in all its extension: central arch, body, ramus and condyles;
        • Maxilla (upper jaw): all types of Le Fort fractures and other involving the upper jaw;
        • Nose;
        • Cheeks or cheekbones (bones of the "cheekbone");
        • Orbits or orbital cavities (where the eyeballs are);
        • Frontal bone ("forehead");
        • Fractures associated with or without separation of facial bones, skull bones;
        • Panfacial Fracture (various bones of the facial skeleton); and
        • Skeleton Growth Fracture (Pediatric Trauma).
      1. b) Surgery for correction of old fractures or latest fractures that were not properly treated (Face Fractures Sequels);
      1. c) Surgery for internal derangements of the temporomandibular joints (TMJ);
      1. d) Soft tissues and skull bone and face surgery (besides the treatment of fractures):
        • Cystic lesions and tumors biopsy;
        • Bone grafts to correct deformities;
        • Employment of "bone substitutes" (materials that can replace bone tissue in some situations);
        • Surgery for correction of ankylosis of TMJ (stillness of jaw joint ossification);
        • Surgery to correct skull deformities (bone head);
        • Surgery for stretching the facial and skull bones;
        • Surgery for congenital deformities correction (those deformities with which the patient was born); and
        • Traumatic injuries to the soft tissues of the face surgeries.
      1. e) Surgical Treatment of Dento-Alveolar Trauma
      1. f) Facial Infections Treatment

    3. 4.3. Orthognathic Surgery (Surgery to correct discrepancies between jaws)
      • Mandibular prognathism;
      • Retromaxilism;
      • Long Face;
      • Short Face;
      • Biprotrusion (both jaws);
      • Dysmorphia or transverse deformities;
      • Hypermentonism; and
      • Other deformities.

    4. 4.4. Reconstructive Facial Surgery
      1. a) Facial and skull tissue coating surgery:
        • Traumatic skin lesions, scalp and muscles;
        • Skin tumors, scalp and muscles;
        • Pigmented skin lesions biopsy;
        • Skin grafts to correct deformities;
        • Surgery to correct ears deformities;
        • Surgery to correct eyelids deformities, and
        • Surgery for cleft lip correction or lips and palate.

    5. 4.5. Video-Assisted Facial Surgery
      1. It's called "minimally invasive surgery" (MIS), implemented through use of instruments called "scopes". It is a technical viable modality in some cases of fractures and other conditions involving the execution of minimal "access roads" operations.
    6. 4.6. Surgical Treatment for Sleep Disorders
      1. Apnea and Obstructive Sleep and Hypopnea

    7. 4.7. Face Reconstructions
      • Free bone transplant;
      • Vascularized bone transplantation;
      • Soft tissue graft;
      • Bone grafts;
      • Refractures;
      • Craniofacial osteotomies.
    8. 4.8. Facial Malformations
      1. Facial Cleft Surgical Treatment

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