Soft tissue profile changes of the midface in patients with cleft lip and palate following maxillary distraction osteogenesis: a preliminary study.

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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine preoperative to postoperative changes of soft tissue profiles in the midface of cleft patients who underwent maxillary distraction. STUDY DESIGN Nine cleft patients were examined (distraction group). Lateral cephalograms were obtained preoperatively and 6 months after distraction. Changes in the positions… (More)

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@article{Harada2002SoftTP, title={Soft tissue profile changes of the midface in patients with cleft lip and palate following maxillary distraction osteogenesis: a preliminary study.}, author={Kiyoshi Harada and Yoshiyuki Baba and Kimie Ohyama and Ken Omura}, journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics}, year={2002}, volume={94 6}, pages={673-7} }