Changes in pharyngeal (airway) morphology in Class III Turkish female patients after mandibular setback surgery.

@article{Maran2008ChangesIP,
  title={Changes in pharyngeal (airway) morphology in Class III Turkish female patients after mandibular setback surgery.},
  author={G{\"u}lnaz Marşan and N. Camps Cura and Ufuk Emekli},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={
          341-5
        }
}
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to evaluate changes in the pharyngeal and lower facial morphology in Turkish female Class III patients 1.5+/-0.4 years after mandibular setback surgery (bilateral sagittal split osteotomy), and orthodontic multi-bracket treatment. Only women with mandibular prognathism were selected because sex differences in pharyngeal airway changes were evident. MATERIAL AND METHODS Lateral cephalograms of 25 Turkish female Class III patients (mean age: 25.4+/-2.6… CONTINUE READING
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