Factors of importance for the functional outcome in orthognathic surgery patients: a prospective study of 118 patients.

@article{land2010FactorsOI,
  title={Factors of importance for the functional outcome in orthognathic surgery patients: a prospective study of 118 patients.},
  author={Jesper \Oland and John Jensen and Birte Melsen},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2010},
  volume={68 9},
  pages={2221-31}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess the influence of orthognathic surgery on patients' stomatognathic function and, further, to evaluate how post-treatment function relates to satisfaction. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 118 adult patients (51 men and 67 women) who were treated with orthognathic surgery were examined before and a minimum of 12 months after the surgical intervention. The stomatognathic function was evaluated with Helkimo's Anamnestic and Clinical Dysfunction index… CONTINUE READING