Alterations in nasal airway resistance following superior repositioning of the maxilla.

@article{Turvey1984AlterationsIN,
  title={Alterations in nasal airway resistance following superior repositioning of the maxilla.},
  author={Timothy A. Turvey and David. J. Hall and Dwight W. Warren},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics},
  year={1984},
  volume={85 2},
  pages={
          109-14
        }
}
Superior repositioning of the maxilla is a contemporary surgical procedure used to correct a variety of dentofacial deformities, including vertical maxillary excess. Concern for the effect of this procedure on nasal respiration is warranted, since superior repositioning of the maxilla may decrease the volume of the nasal cavity. In this study pre- and postoperative nasal-resistance values were obtained for 52 patients who underwent superior repositioning of the maxilla by the LeFort I… CONTINUE READING
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