The stability of maxillary advancement using Le Fort I osteotomy with and without genial bone grafting.

The purpose of this study was to determine whether better stability is achieved with genial bone grafts and four-plate rigid fixation for large advancement Le Fort I osteotomies of the maxilla than with nongrafted osteotomies. We analyzed radiographic data on 22 patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. All patients underwent Le Fort I osteotomy for… CONTINUE READING