1. Survival and Success Rates of Dental Implants Placed Using Osteotome Sinus Floor Elevation Without Added Bone Grafting: A Retrospective Study with a Follow-up of up to 10 Years.

    The international journal of periodontics & res... 36 Suppl:s89 (2016) PMID 27031637

    This retrospective study with a follow-up period of 4 months to 10 years evaluated survival, success, and complication rates of implants placed using osteotome sinus floor elevation (OSFE) without added bone grafting. A total of 926 implants were placed, including 530 short implants (6 mm to 8.5...
  2. Performance of zirconia abutments for implant-supported single-tooth crowns in esthetic areas: a retrospective study up to 12-year follow-up.

    Clinical Oral Implants Research 27(1):47 (2016) PMID 25346234

    The aim of this clinical study was to assess complications, success, and survival rates of zirconia abutments from different implant designs. Anterior implant-supported single-tooth restorations, after 1-12 years of clinical function, were evaluated. One hundred and fifty-eight zirconia implant ...
  3. Retrospective cohort study of 4591 Straumann implants in private practice setting, with up to 10-year follow-up. Part 1: multivariate survival analysis.

    Clinical Oral Implants Research 26(11):1345 (2015) PMID 25134415

    The purpose of this retrospective, noninterventional, open cohort study is to report on the long-term survival of dental implants, in private practice representing the daily realities of implant treatment. The data are analyzed to discern statistical relationships between explanatory variables a...
  4. Trifactorial classification system for osteotome sinus floor elevation based on an observational retrospective analysis of 926 implants followed up to 10 years.

    Quintessence international (Berlin, Germany : 1... 46(6):523 (2015) PMID 25918758

    A novel osteotome trifactorial classification system is proposed for transcrestal osteotome-mediated sinus floor elevation (OSFE) sites that includes residual bone height (RBH), sinus floor anatomy (contour), and multiple versus single sites OSFE (tenting). An analysis of RBH, contour, and tenti...
  5. Assessment of ash deposition tendency in a rotary kiln using Thermo-mechanical analysis and Experimental Combustion Furnace

    Fuel 135:301 (2014)

    • A TMA data based index is proposed to predict ash deposition in a rotary kiln. • The T-index is related to ash deposition near entry regions of an Experimental C...
  6. The chemistry of hydrothermal magnetite: A review

    Ore Geology Reviews 61:1 (2014)

    Magnetite (Fe3O4) is a well-recognized petrogenetic indicator and is a common accessory mineral in many ore deposits and their host rocks. Recent years have seen an increased interest in the use of hydrothermal magnetite for provenance studies and as a pathfinder for mineral exploratio...
  7. Eight-year clinical and radiologic results of maxillary and mandibular implant-retained bar overdentures carried out on oxidized (TiUnite™) replace select implants placed in regenerated bone: a clinical case.

    Quintessence international (Berlin, Germany : 1... 45(2):135 (2014) PMID 24389566

    This article describes the clinical and radiologic long-term results of a healthy, nonsmoker women aged 62 at the time of treatment, with severely resorbed edentulous jaws in which bar and clip supported complete dentures were delivered in both jaws and followed for 8 years after prosthesis deli...
  8. Mineralogical composition of Late Permian coal seams in the Songzao Coalfield, southwestern China

    International Journal of Coal Geology 116-117:208 (2013)

    Coals from three seam sections in the Songzao Coalfield, SW China, are mainly high-ash, high-sulphur semianthracites. Minerals within the Songzao coals are mainly kaolinite, pyrite (or marcasite in some cases), and quartz, with various proportions of non-kaolinite clay minerals, carbon...
  9. Effect of reaction conditions on coke tumbling strength, carbon structure and mineralogy

    Fuel 111:223 (2013)

    • Reaction temperature has strong impact on coke tumbling strength. • Effect of temperature on tumbling strength of low CSR cokes was high. ...
  10. BJHP - building on our strengths.

    British Journal of Health Psychology 18(1):1 (2013) PMID 23320556

  11. CFD based prediction of erosion rate in large scale wall-fired boiler

    Applied Thermal Engineering 42:90 (2012)

    In pulverised coal fired boilers, entrained fly ash particles in the flue gas may cause erosive wear on metal surfaces along the flow field. This can have a significant effect on the operational life of various sections of the boiler (in particular convective heat exchanger tubes). In ...
  12. Properties and CO2reactivity of the inert and reactive maceral-derived components in cokes

    International Journal of Coal Geology 98:1 (2012)

    The response of coke to gasification affects its degradation in the blast furnace. Coke gasification with carbon dioxide at high temperature is selective, with the inert maceral-derived component reacting more readily than the reactive maceral-derived component. Previous reactivity stu...
  13. Characteristics of noise-canceling headphones to reduce the hearing hazard for MP3 users.

    Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 131(6):4526 (2012) PMID 22712926

    Three pairs of headphones [standard iPod ear buds and two noise-canceling headphones (NCHs)] were chosen to investigate frequency characteristics of noise reduction, together with their attenuation effects on preferred listening levels (PLLs) in the presence of various types of background noise....
  14. Mineralogy and leaching characteristics of beneficiated coal products from Santa Catarina, Brazil

    International Journal of Coal Geology 94:314 (2012)

    Petrographic, mineralogical and geochemical studies have been carried out on beneficiated coal products from mines and preparation plants in the Santa Catarina Basin, southern Brazil, to investigate the range of characteristics exhibited by the materials and the potential impact of the...
  15. Mineralogy of the volcanic-influenced Great Northern coal seam in the Sydney Basin, Australia

    International Journal of Coal Geology 94:94 (2012)

    The mineralogy of the individual coal plies and intra-seam claystone bands in the Great Northern seam of the Sydney Basin has been evaluated using optical and scanning electron microscopy, and quantitative X-ray diffraction techniques. The uppermost two claystone bands are tonsteins, c...
  16. Have the public's expectations for antibiotics for acute uncomplicated respiratory tract infections changed since the H1N1 influenza pandemic? A qualitative interview and quantitative questionnaire study.

    BMJ Open 2(2):e000674 (2012) PMID 22457479 PMCID PMC3323811

    To investigate the effect of the H1N1 influenza pandemic on the public's expectations for a general practice consultation and antibiotic for acute respiratory illness. Mixed methods. Qualitative interviews: 17 participants with acute respiratory tract infection (RTI) visiting English pharmacies....
  17. The "7-flap" perineal urethrostomy.

    Urology 77(6):1487 (2011) PMID 21256550

    Perineal urethrostomy is a well-accepted reconstructive option for complex anterior urethral stricture disease. We present a novel technique for the construction of a perineal urethrostomy that allows the surgeon greater control when managing all levels of anterior urethral stricture disease. A ...
  18. The "7-flap" perineal urethrostomy.

    Urology 77(6):1487 (2011) PMID 21256550

    Perineal urethrostomy is a well-accepted reconstructive option for complex anterior urethral stricture disease. We present a novel technique for the construction of a perineal urethrostomy that allows the surgeon greater control when managing all levels of anterior urethral stricture disease. A ...
  19. Behaviour of coal mineral matter in sintering and slagging of ash during the gasification process

    Fuel Processing Technology 92(8):1426 (2011)

    The mineral matter in typical feed coals used in South African gasification processes and the ash derived from gasifying such coals have been investigated using a variety of mineralogical, chemical and electron microscope techniques. The mineral matter in the feed coals consists mainly of k...
  20. Element leachability from a coal stockpile and associated coastal sand deposits

    Fuel Processing Technology 92(4):817 (2011)

    The mobilities of major and trace elements in stockpiled sub-bituminous coal and the coastal sand on which the stockpile has been built have been evaluated by batch leaching tests using demineralised water and controlled-pH (acidic) solutions. The results were compared with those from colum...