The effect of mandibular setback or two-jaws surgery on pharyngeal airway among different genders.

@article{Degerliyurt2009TheEO,
  title={The effect of mandibular setback or two-jaws surgery on pharyngeal airway among different genders.},
  author={Kagan Degerliyurt and Koichiro Ueki and Yukari Hashiba and Kohei Marukawa and Baris Simsek and Katsuhiko Okabe and Kiyomasa Nakagawa and Etsuhide Yamamoto},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={647-52}
}
Cephalometric studies show significant gender differences in the size of the pharyngeal airway space. This study aimed to investigate and compare morphologic changes after mandibular setback or two-jaws surgery on the pharyngeal airway in men and women using computed tomography (CT). The sample included 34 women and 13 men diagnosed with Class III skeletal deformities, who had been treated by mandibular setback or bimaxillary surgery (maxillary advancement and mandibular setback… CONTINUE READING
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