Reconstruction of alveolar clefts with mandibular or iliac crest bone grafts: a comparative study.

@article{SindetPedersen1990ReconstructionOA,
  title={Reconstruction of alveolar clefts with mandibular or iliac crest bone grafts: a comparative study.},
  author={Steen Sindet-Pedersen and H I Enemark},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={1990},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={554-8; discussion 559-60}
}
The aim of this study was to compare the results of treatment obtained with mandibular symphyseal and iliac crest bone grafts used for reconstruction of alveolar clefts. The study included 40 patients with unilateral cleft lip palate (UCLP): 20 consecutive patients whose defects were reconstructed with mandibular bone grafts (MBG) and 20 randomly selected UCLP patients who underwent reconstruction with iliac crest bone (ICB). The age at surgery varied from 8 to 13 years (mean age MBG group, 9.1… CONTINUE READING

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