Stability after inferior or anterior maxillary repositioning by Le Fort I osteotomy: a biplanar stereocephalometric study.

@article{Gurstein1998StabilityAI,
  title={Stability after inferior or anterior maxillary repositioning by Le Fort I osteotomy: a biplanar stereocephalometric study.},
  author={K W Gurstein and A. Howard Sather and Kai Nan An and Brent E. Larson},
  journal={The International journal of adult orthodontics and orthognathic surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          131-43
        }
}
A biplanar cephalometric stereoradiographic system was used to measure maxillary positional changes during and after Le Fort I procedures for inferior or anterior repositioning of the maxilla. Of the 29 patients studied, 25 had undergone surgical maxillary advancement, and 15 had undergone inferior repositioning. These cases were divided into subgroups based on fixation technique, presence or absence of bone grafts, age, and surgeon. The postsurgical follow-up period was at least 11 months for… CONTINUE READING

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