Data from: The presence of bacterial microcolonies on the maxillary sinus ciliary epithelium in healthy young individuals

Monika Morawska-Kochman, Krzysztof Marycz, Katarzyna Jermakow, Kamil Nelke, Wojciech Pawlak & Marek Bochnia
Objective: The aim of this cross-sectional in vitro study was to evaluate the mucosal surfaces of healthy maxillary sinuses, explore different forms of bacterial microorganism colonies present on the mucous membrane, and determine a mucosal surface area they occupy. Methods: Samples of the maxillary sinus mucosa were collected from 30 healthy patients (M=11; F=19). The material was obtained during the Le Fort I osteotomy performed during corrective jaw surgery. The morphological and morphometric analysis of...

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  • 2017

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  • Wrocław Medical University
  • Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences