Facial soft tissue changes following maxillomandibular advancement for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.

@article{Conley2007FacialST,
  title={Facial soft tissue changes following maxillomandibular advancement for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.},
  author={Richard Scott Conley and Scott B Boyd},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2007},
  volume={65 7},
  pages={1332-40}
}
PURPOSE The goal of this retrospective study was to evaluate the horizontal and vertical facial soft tissue changes occurring after maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) surgery to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). PATIENTS AND METHODS The study group comprised 31 consecutive adult patients with OSA who underwent MMA through Le Fort I osteotomy and bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomies. Adjunctive maxillary procedures, consisting of piriformplasty, anterior nasal spine recontouring… CONTINUE READING

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