Extracapsular supradiscal surgical procedure for temporomandibular joint internal derangement correction (Elsheikh Technique)
Yasser Mohamed Elsheikh
Menoufia University, Egypt
: J Otol Rhinol
Background: Internal derangement of temporomandibular joint represents a real challenge over the past decades and causes many functional and psychological problems, many procedures had been introduced for correction of this problem but results were not satisfactory. Patients & Methods: This study was carried out on 50 patients complaining of temporomandibular joint internal derangement requiring surgical treatment with different age groups ranging from 13 to 50 years, 47 of them were females. In this study we introduced a new procedure which is composed of two parts (done in one stage) to alleviate the derangement problem (Elsheikh Technique). Results: Results were very promising based on objectives and subjective remarks.
Yasser Mohamed Elsheikh is awarded Doctor Degree in Plastic, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery from Alexandria University, Egypt in 2006. He holds a Master Degree (MSc) in General Surgery from Alexandria University, Egypt in 1997, followed by a Bachelor’s Degree (BSc) in E.N.T. from Alexandria University, Egypt in 1992. Currently, he is working as an Associate Professor for MENOUFIA UNIVERSITY. His international experience includes various programs, contributions and participation in different countries for diverse fields of study. His research interests as an Associate Professor reflect in his wide range of publications in various national and international journals. He is the Board Member of Member of Egyptian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and serves as a member of Pan Arab Association and Egyptian Society of Oncology.