PATIENTS’ AWARENESS AND PREFERENCE FOR BONE GRAFTS USED IN ORAL SURGERY

  • Noor Ul Sabah Hussain Institute of Dentistry, CMH Lahore Medical College, Lahore Pakistan
  • Shoaib Younus Institute of Dentistry, CMH Lahore Medical College, Lahore Pakistan
  • Uzair Bin Akhtar Sharif Medical and Dental College Lahore Pakistan
  • Farhan Javed Institute of Dentistry, CMH Lahore Medical College, Lahore Pakistan
  • Malik Ali Hassan Sajid Fatima Memorial Hospital College of Medicine and Dentistry Lahore Pakistan
  • Saud Iqbal Kind Edward Medical University Lahore Pakistan
Keywords: Bone grafts/substitutes, Oral surgery, Patient preferences, Religious beliefs

Abstract

Objective: To identify the patients‟ preferences for a specific type or source of bone graft for the usage of bone grafts in dentistry Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Study Design: Analytical cross sectional.

Place and Duration of Study: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department of Institute of Dentistry, Combined Military Hospital, Lahore Medical College, from May 2019 to Jun 2019.

Methodology: One hundred and fifty-two patients were selected by consecutive sampling from the oral surgery OPD clinic. A self-administered survey was used to investigate their preferences regarding bone graft materials. Results generated using SPSS-23 and descriptive statistics were calculated.

Results: The highest acceptance rate was for alloplastic grafts at 84 (55.3%) followed by autografts at 82 (53.9%). Bovine, allogenic and porcine grafts were not too well accepted at 45 (29.6%), 29 (19%) and 3 (2%) respectively.

Conclusion: Patients‟ preferences regarding bone grafts depends on many different factors and to provide informed consent, these factors must be discussed with the patients.

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Published
2020-08-20
How to Cite
Hussain, N., Younus, S., Akhtar, U., Javed, F., Sajid, M., & Iqbal, S. (2020). PATIENTS’ AWARENESS AND PREFERENCE FOR BONE GRAFTS USED IN ORAL SURGERY. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, 70(4), 1071-76. Retrieved from https://pafmj.org/index.php/PAFMJ/article/view/5094
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