Madhulaxmi M

Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, India


  • Systematic Review   
    Prolotherapy versus Arthrocentesis in the Management of a Hypermobile Temporomandibular Joint-A Systematic Review
    Author(s): Shivangi Gaur and Madhulaxmi M*

    Background: Prolotherapy and arthrocentesis are non-surgical treatment modalities employed for the conservative management of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) hypermobility which may be diagnosed as luxation or subluxation of the joint. Symptomatic TMJ hypermobility is a crippling condition and demands immediate treatment and subsequent follow up. Aim: The aim of this study is to assess the efficacy of prolotherapy when compared to arthrocentesis as non-surgical management of TMJ hypermobility. Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of prolotherapy and arthrocentesis in the management of TMJ hypermobility. Methods: Electronic databases of PubMed, Google Scholar and Cochrane central register of controlled trials were searched for related studies along with search of relevant journals. Title and abstract scanning was done to evaluate for inclusion. Bibliography of identified studies was.. Read More»

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