Maxillary growth after palatal denudation: an animal experiment.

  title={Maxillary growth after palatal denudation: an animal experiment.},
  author={Shih-Hsin Chang and L J Lo and Kam Fa Hung and Karl T. K. Chen and Yu Ray Chen and M. Samuel Noordhoff},
  journal={Changgeng yi xue za zhi},
  volume={22 3},
BACKGROUND Palate surgery at an early age may cause retardation of maxillary growth. The second intention healing of the raw bone surface created on the palate is considered to be the cause of the growth retardation. The animal experiment in this study was designed to evaluate this effect. METHODS Four-week-old Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into 3… CONTINUE READING