The effect of screw size and insertion technique on the stability of the mandibular sagittal split osteotomy.

@article{Schwimmer1994TheEO,
  title={The effect of screw size and insertion technique on the stability of the mandibular sagittal split osteotomy.},
  author={Adin Schwimmer and Alex M. Greenberg and Fredrick Kummer and Ata Murat Kaynar},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={1994},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={45-8}
}
The effect of screw size and insertion technique on the stability of sagittal split osteotomies was evaluated on 10 cadaver mandibles. The mandibles were osteotomized, and stabilized with either 2.0- or 2.7-mm stainless steel screws inserted as lag screws or position screws. All specimens were tested on an MTS servohydraulic testing machine (MTS Systems… CONTINUE READING