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Table 1 Studies on surgical techniques for closure OAFs

From: Surgical options in oroantral fistula management: a narrative review

Author year No. of participants Method
Autogenous soft tissue flaps
 Lin et al. 1991 16 Buccal flap
 Ehrl 1980 175 Palatal flaps
 Anavi et al. 2003 63 Palatal mucoperiosteal rotation flap
 Choukas 1974 1 Palatal straight advancement flap
 Hynes 1955 ? Palatal hinged flap
 Henderson 1974 1 Palatal pedicled island flap
 Salins et al. 1996 12 Palatal anteriorly based flap
 Dergin et al. 2007 ? Modified submucosal connective tissue flap
 Ito and Hara 1980 13 Submucosal connective tissue pedicle flap
 Yamazaki et al. 1985 7 Submucosal island flap
 Marcantonio C et al. 2015 1 Palatal pedicle flap
 Lee et al. 2002 21 Random palatal flap
Guerrero-Santos et al. 1966 10 Tongue flap
 Pourdanesh et al. 2013 1 Temporalis muscle flap
Autogenous bone grafts
 Proctor 1969 18 Iliac crest
 Haas et al. 2003 3 Chin bone grafts
 Watzak et al. 2005 4 Retromolar bone grafts
 Peñarrocha-Diago et al. 2007 1 Zygomatic bone
 Kapustecki et al. 2016 20 Autogenous bone graft and platelet-rich fibrin
Allogenous
 Gattinger 1984 23 Fibrin glue in combination with a collagen sheet
 Stajcic 1985 16 Fibrin glue
 Frenkel 1990 29 Lyophilized dura
 Aladag et al. 2018 24 Modified Caldwell-Luc
 George 2018 1 Leucocytes- platelet-rich fibrin
 Assad et al. 2018 2 Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) clot and (PRF) membrane
Xenografts
 Mitchell 1983 30 Lyophilized porcine dermis
 Shaker et al. 1995 40 Lyophilized porcine dermis (Zenoderm)
 Ogunsalu 2005 1 Bio-Guide (porcine collagen membrane) and Bio-Oss (bovine bone grafting material)
Synthetic/metals closure
 McClung and Chipps 1951 4 Tantalum foil
 Goldman 1969 1 Gold foil technique
 Al Sibahi and Shanoon 1982 10 Self-curing polymethylmethacrylate
 Becker et al. 1987 20 Dense hydroxylapatite
 Becker et al. 1987 20 Hydroxylapatite implants
 Thoma et al. 2006 20 Root analog made of β -tricalcium phosphate
 Steiner et al. 2008 8 36-gauge pure aluminum plates
 Procacci et al. 2016 12 Functional endoscopic sinus surgery and titanium mesh
Other techniques
 Götzfried and Kaduk 1985 Animal study Prolamin gel
 Waldrop and Semba 1993 2 Guided tissue regeneration
 Hori et al. 1995 8 Interseptal alveolotomy
 Grzesiak-Janas and Janas 2001 61 Laser light
 Logan et al. 2003 1 Palatal splint
 Kitagawa et al. 2003 2 Third molar transplantation