Health-related quality of life and psychosocial function 5 years after orthognathic surgery.

@article{Motegi2003HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life and psychosocial function 5 years after orthognathic surgery.},
  author={Etsuko Motegi and John P. Hatch and John D. Rugh and Hideharu Yamaguchi},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics},
  year={2003},
  volume={124 2},
  pages={138-43}
}
This prospective, multisite, randomized clinical trial evaluated the long-term health-related quality of life and psychosocial function of 93 patients after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy to correct Class II malocclusion. Patients were evaluated approximately 2 weeks before surgery, and 2 and 5 years after surgery. Scores from the Sickness Impact Profile psychosocial dimension and all of its components showed significant improvement from presurgery to 2 and 5 years postsurgery (P <.05). The… CONTINUE READING

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