The fifth volume of the ITI Treatment Guide series provides clinicians with evidence-based data and practical information relating to sinus floor elevation procedures to ensure adequate bone volume for implant placement. Strong emphasis has been placed on proper case selection based on a comprehensive clinical and radiologic examination of the patient. Treatment options for transcrestal and lateral window protocols for sinus floor elevation are presented, along with guidelines for choosing the appropriate technique based on thorough risk evaluation and the relative complexity of each option. Detailed case studies and illustrations support the clinical recommendations and highlight the challenges associated with the management of complications of these surgical procedures. An essential guide for managing patients requiring dental implants in the atrophic posterior maxilla.
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Proceedings of the 4th ITI Consensus Conference and Literature Review: Sinus Floor Elevation Procedures
Chapter 3. Preoperative Assessment and Planning for Sinus Floor Elevation Procedures
Chapter 4. Treatment Option for Sinus Floor Elevation
Chapter 5. Guidelines for Choosing the Surgical Technique and Grafting Protocol for Sinus Floor Elevation
Chapter 6. Clinical Case Presentations
Chapter 7. Complications with Sinus Floor Elevation Procedures