Single Puncture Arthrocentesis for the Inflammatory Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

Aim: Arthrocentesis of the temporomandibular joint traditionally involves irrigation of the upper joint space and manipulation of the joint, using 2 needles inserted through two separate puncture sites. The blind insertion of the second needle is often challenging. The surgeon may lose the right pla...

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Main Authors: Naveen Rao, Prithish Patnayak, Shreyas Sorake, Ashish Shetty, Chethan M Koteswara, Vikram Bhat
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2015-01-01
Series:Advances in Human Biology
Online Access:;year=2015;volume=5;issue=1;spage=25;epage=33;aulast=Rao;type=0