Clinical evaluation of the temporomandibular joint following orthognathic surgery--multiple logistic regression analysis.

@article{Aoyama2005ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical evaluation of the temporomandibular joint following orthognathic surgery--multiple logistic regression analysis.},
  author={Shigeru Aoyama and Koji Kino and Jyunji Kobayashi and Hidemi Yoshimasu and Teruo Amagasa},
  journal={Journal of medical and dental sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={109-14}
}
This study compares temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) symptoms before and after bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy, and identifies predictive factors for the postoperative TMD symptoms by assessing the adjusted odds ratio using multiple logistic regression analysis. A consecutive series of 37 cases treated only with bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy were evaluated. New postoperative TMD symptoms appeared in 9 cases, preoperative TMD symptoms disappeared in 6 cases, and TMD… CONTINUE READING
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