Airway analysis: with bilateral distraction of the infant mandible.


BACKGROUND Mandibular distraction was proven to be a valuable tool for lengthening the hypoplastic mandible and relieving airway obstruction in infants. However, analysis of presurgical and postsurgical three-dimensional computed tomography and polysomnogram studies is lacking. The aim of this study was to describe the effect of distraction on the airway by… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SCS.0b013e3181ae4139