Porous hydroxyapatite, tricalcium phosphate and polylactide as reconstractive material in treatment of maxillar's hemangioma-case report

Lukasz Wysienski 2,4Andrzej Kukwa 2Anna Slosarczyk 1Krzysztof Wlodarski 3

1. AGH University of Science and Technology (AGH), al. Mickiewicza 30, Kraków 30-059, Poland
2. Medical University of Warsaw, Division of Dentistry, Department of Otolaryngology (ENT), Sepinska 19/25, Warszawa 00-925, Poland
3. Medical University of Warsaw, Department of Histology and Embryology, Warszawa, Poland
4. Medical University of Warsaw, Department of General and Experimental Pathology, Warszawa, Poland


Large hemangioma treatment is great challenge for reconstructive technics in head and neck surgery . The tumor infiltrates and damages surrounding tissue and can couse dangerous for live bleeding. Ceramic and polymeric scaffolds can be helpful material for reconstruction during surgery procedure of its tumor.Authors show case report of maxillars's hemangioma treatment where hydroxyapatite,tricalcium phosphate and polylactide were implanted as scaffolds. The patient underwent 2 years follow up with no episodes of bleeding, with good cosmetic and physiologic effect.


Presentation: oral at E-MRS Fall Meeting 2003, Symposium E, by Lukasz Wysienski
See On-line Journal of E-MRS Fall Meeting 2003

Submitted: 2003-05-27 23:58
Revised:   2009-06-08 12:55