Cone-beam computed tomographic comparison of surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion and multipiece Le Fort I osteotomy.

@article{Yao2015ConebeamCT,
  title={Cone-beam computed tomographic comparison of surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion and multipiece Le Fort I osteotomy.},
  author={William Yao and Sona Bekmezian and Dan Hardy and Harvey W Kushner and Arthur J. Miller and John C. Huang and Janice S.H. Lee},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2015},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={499-508}
}
PURPOSE To examine and compare the skeletal and dental effects of surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion (SARPE) and multipiece Le Fort osteotomy using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a prospective cohort study. Patients underwent SARPE or multipiece Le Fort I osteotomy to address maxillary transverse deficiency. CBCT scans were taken preoperatively, immediately postoperatively or after retention, and at least 6 months postoperatively. Four landmark… CONTINUE READING

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