Stability of mandibular advancement after sagittal osteotomy with screw or wire fixation: a comparative study.

@article{Watzke1990StabilityOM,
  title={Stability of mandibular advancement after sagittal osteotomy with screw or wire fixation: a comparative study.},
  author={Ingeborg M Watzke and Timothy A Turvey and Ceib Phillips and William R. Proffit},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={1990},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={108-21; discussion 122-3}
}
Stability and clinical results in 70 patients who underwent bilateral sagittal ramus osteotomy for mandibular advancement were studied. The patients were grouped by the method of fixation (screws vs. wire) and matched for the amount of advancement. There were 35 patients in each group, and the age, sex, and presurgical mandibular plane angle distributions were similar for the two groups. Although the pattern of skeletal and dental changes during the first postsurgical year were quite different… CONTINUE READING

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