[Surgical expansion of midpalatal suture by means of modified Le Fort I osteotomy].

@article{Neubert1989SurgicalEO,
  title={[Surgical expansion of midpalatal suture by means of modified Le Fort I osteotomy].},
  author={John Neubert and S T Somsiri and Hans Peter Howaldt and Klaus Bitter},
  journal={Deutsche Zeitschrift fur Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichts-Chirurgie},
  year={1989},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={57-64}
}
From 1984 to 1987 thirty-nine adult patients suffering from a transverse maxillary deficiency were operated by a modified Le-Fort-I-osteotomy to facilitate the following rapid orthopedic expansion. A horizontal osteotomy was made through the lateral wall of the maxilla from the interior lateral aspect of the piriform aperture to the pterygomaxillary suture… CONTINUE READING