Anatomic study to determine a safe surgical reference point for mandibular ramus osteotomy.

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to identify a surgical reference point on the mandibular ramus that can be used during ramus osteotomy to prevent injury to the inferior alveolar nerve. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 125 subjects' mandibles were analyzed and compared on a three-dimensional (3D) model constructed from computed tomography (CT). 25… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2013.01.041

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@article{Park2014AnatomicST, title={Anatomic study to determine a safe surgical reference point for mandibular ramus osteotomy.}, author={Kyung-Ran Park and Sang-Yoon Kim and Gi-Jung Kim and Hyung-Sik Park and Y S Jung}, journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery}, year={2014}, volume={42 1}, pages={22-7} }