Complications of orthognathic surgery.

  title={Complications of orthognathic surgery.},
  author={M E el Deeb and Lionel T Wolford and R R Bevis},
  journal={Clinics in plastic surgery},
  volume={16 4},
The following are the most important factors in decreasing postoperative complications related to orthognathic surgery: 1. A good medical history, 2. Thorough clinical evaluation, analysis of surgical model, and cephalometric analysis, 3. Proper diagnosis and treatment planning, 4. Thorough knowledge of anatomy and tissue physiology, 5. Proper surgical technique, 6. Delicate handling of soft tissues, 7. Careful cutting of bone, 8. Good communication among surgeon, orthodontist, and patient. In… CONTINUE READING