Single stage surgery for contouring the prominent mandibular angle with a broad chin deformity: en-bloc Mandibular Angle-Body-Chin Curved Ostectomy (MABCCO) and Outer Cortex Grinding (OCG).

@article{Zhang2014SingleSS,
  title={Single stage surgery for contouring the prominent mandibular angle with a broad chin deformity: en-bloc Mandibular Angle-Body-Chin Curved Ostectomy (MABCCO) and Outer Cortex Grinding (OCG).},
  author={Changjiang Zhang and Li Teng and Fuan Chiang Chan and Jia-Jie Xu and Jian-jian Lu and Fang Yun Xie and Jianjun Zhao and Mei-bang Xu and Xiao-lei Jin},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 7},
  pages={
          1225-33
        }
}
BACKGROUND Various surgical options are reported to address the Asian 'squared face', characterized by a prominent mandibular angle (PMA) associated with an oversized chin deformity; but shortcomings lie in the requirement of multi-stage procedures with the risk of further revision surgery. We have developed a single-stage "Mandibular Angle-Body-Chin Curved Ostectomy (MABCCO) and Outer Cortex Grinding (OCG)" surgical technique to shorten the period of the surgical treatment and minimize the… CONTINUE READING
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