Soft tissue healing after parasagittal palatal incisions in segmental maxillary surgery: a review of 311 patients.

@article{Wolford2002SoftTH,
  title={Soft tissue healing after parasagittal palatal incisions in segmental maxillary surgery: a review of 311 patients.},
  author={Larry M Wolford and Oscar Rieche-Fischel and Pushkar Mehra},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2002},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={20-5; discussion 26}
}
PURPOSE This study retrospectively evaluated the soft tissue healing after using parasagittal soft tissue incisions for surgical segmental maxillary expansion. PATIENTS AND METHODS The records of 311 patients (224 females, 87 males), with an average age of 28.5 years (range, 12 to 62 years) who had transverse maxillary hypoplasia, were retrospectively evaluated. All patients underwent segmental maxillary osteotomies, surgical maxillary expansion greater than 5 mm, and placement of midpalatal… CONTINUE READING

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