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Osteogenesis and Dental Eruption Through Electrical Stimuli

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2009 by University of Guadalajara.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
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First received: September 10, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2009
History: No changes posted

The closure of the alveolar cleft as part of cleft lip and palate deformities is a procedure that, to this date, still demands great efforts from plastic surgeons. The feasibility of periosteoplasty for reconstruction of the alveolar arcade as well as the use of electrical stimulation in order to increase osteoneogenesis have been proven in the past. The present study attempts to combine both procedures that have only been reported separately worldwide. The objective of this study is to increase the osteogenic capacity and hence, dental eruption.

Cleft Lip

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Osteogenesis and Dental Eruption Through Electrical Stimuli Following Periosteoplasty for Alveolar Clefts in Patients With Cleft Lip and Palate Deformities. A Preliminary Report.

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Further study details as provided by University of Guadalajara:

Enrollment: 9
Study Start Date: January 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

patients of the Institute of Reconstructive Surgery of Jalisco, México


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate deformities and alveolar defects

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients without alveolar cleft
  • Patients with syndromes that did not require periosteoplastic procedures as well as patients with systemic illnesses that may affect the result of the study (for instance diabetes)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00975208

Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Guadalajara
Study Chair: José Guerrerosantos, M.D., Ph.D. Instituto Jalisciense de Cirugía Reconstructiva "Dr. Guerrerosantos"
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Christian Weigand, M.D., Instituto Jalisciense de Cirugía Reconstructiva de Jalsico, México Identifier: NCT00975208     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CW1234
Study First Received: September 10, 2009
Last Updated: September 10, 2009
Health Authority: Mexico: National Institute of Public Health, Health Secretariat

Keywords provided by University of Guadalajara:
Osteogenesis [G07.700.320.500.325.377.625.100.729]
Tooth Eruption [G10.549.235.726]

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cleft Lip
Congenital Abnormalities
Lip Diseases
Mouth Abnormalities
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Stomatognathic System Abnormalities processed this record on November 25, 2014