Lucas Senhorinho Esteves

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Our aim was to assess the influence of internal fixation in skeletal stability on patients who had had counterclockwise rotation of the maxillomandibular complex and mandibular advancement procedures. We studied 60 records of 20 patients (14 female, 6 male), mean (range) age at operation 29 (16-50) years. The mean (range) postoperative follow-up was 15(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term skeletal stability of counterclockwise maxillomandibular complex rotation in patients undergoing orthognathic surgery for long-face pattern. METHODS This retrospective study consisted of 10 patients who underwent the procedure between September 2002 and April 2008. To assess the skeletal(More)
The aneurysmatic bone cysts are uncommon bone injuries, but well-recognized occurring a more frequent in long bones and vertebrae of patients with <30 years. As a distinct entity, it was fi rst described by Lichtenstein, they rarely occur in the maxillary sinuses, which may occur concomitantly with other injuries such as brous dysplasia, and central injury(More)
This article describes the surgical and orthodontic treatment of a 12-year-old boy with a significant deformity and functional involvement caused by hemifacial microsomia. The left mandibular ramus and condyle were hypoplastic and abnormal in form and location. The lower third of the face was increased, with mandibular retrusion and significant facial(More)
INTRODUCTION Maxillary surgery on a bone segment enables movement in the sagittal and vertical planes. When performed on multiple segments, it further provides movement in the transverse plane. Typical sites for interdental osteotomies are between laterals and canines, premolars and canines, or between incisors. Additionally, osteotomies can be bilateral,(More)
INTRODUCTION It has been suggested that mandibular setback surgery, combined or not with maxillary advancement as a treatment alternative for patients with mandibular prognathism, can induce changes in upper airway space (UAS). Therefore, this study aimed to assess the response of the upper airway in the oropharynx region of patients with Class III skeletal(More)
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