Martin G Martz

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BACKGROUND Severe maxillary hypoplasia in cleft patients is caused by a combination of pathogenic and iatrogenic factors. In this work, the authors investigated anatomical deficiencies in dentition for predicting Le Fort I maxillary advancement surgery for severe maxillary hypoplasia in cleft patients. METHODS Cleft lip-cleft palate and cleft palate(More)
BACKGROUND Cleft lip and palate surgery in the developing child is known to be associated with maxillary hypoplasia. However, the effects of nonsurgical manipulations on maxillary growth have not been well investigated. The authors present the contribution of orthodontic dental space closure with canine substitution to maxillary hypoplasia and the need for(More)
Antley-Bixler syndrome is a rare form of craniosynostosis characterized by unique clinical features that present particular challenges to long-term treatment. Typical craniofacial features include midface hypoplasia, trapezoidocephaly, frontal bossing, ocular proptosis, low-set protrusive ears, and choanal atresia. A staged surgical approach including(More)
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