Comparative Treatment Outcomes of Menopausal and Nonmenopausal Women After Arthrocentesis


ÜNGÖR C. , Cezairli B., Taskesen F., Dayisoylu E. H. , Senel F. C.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.25, no.6, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/scs.0000000000001090
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY

Abstract

Objectives: Most of the patients treated for temporomandibular joint disorders constituted from the female population, and this situation is generally hypothesized and demonstrated in several studies. Arthrocentesis of the temporomandibular joint is a minimally invasive and effective treatment method in the management of patients with stage III and stage IV Wilkes syndrome. This study was aimed at assessing the effectiveness of this method between menopausal and nonmenopausal female patients.