Effects of maxillary expansion on the upper airways: Evidence from systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

@article{Bucci2019EffectsOM,
  title={Effects of maxillary expansion on the upper airways: Evidence from systematic reviews and meta-analyses.},
  author={Rosaria Bucci and Danilo Montanaro and Roberto Rongo and Rosa Valletta and Ambra Michelotti and Vincenzo D'Ant{\`o}},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={2019},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={
          377-387
        }
}
BACKGROUND Constricted maxilla is frequently associated with reduced nasal airway dimensions. Wheatear skeletal maxillary expansion (ME) is effective on the dimension of the upper airways is still a debated issue. OBJECTIVES This overview aimed to report the evidence provided by systematic reviews (SRs) on the effect of ME on the upper airways and to assess the methodological quality of the included SRs. METHODS Six electronic databases have been explored up to November 2017. After title… CONTINUE READING

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