Nasal airway measurements in children treated by rapid maxillary expansion.

@article{Compadretti2006NasalAM,
  title={Nasal airway measurements in children treated by rapid maxillary expansion.},
  author={Giacomo Ceroni Compadretti and Ignazio Tasca and Giulio Alessandri Bonetti},
  journal={American journal of rhinology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={385-93}
}
BACKGROUND Rapid maxillary expansion is an orthodontic procedure that is commonly used to widen the maxilla. It is generally admitted that this technique is effective to correct palate narrowing, whereas there has not been agreement on the effect of this procedure in nasal parameters. The availability of a reliable and objective technique to assess the geometry of nasal cavities, such as acoustic rhinometry, stimulated the present investigation. METHODS Twenty-seven children, undergoing rapid… CONTINUE READING

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