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latest advancement in maxillofacial imaging

Sang Hwa Lee, Leonard B Kaban, Edward T Lahey
PURPOSE: To determine the long-term stability of maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). MATERIALS AND METHODS: This was a retrospective cohort study of patients who underwent MMA and genial tubercle advancement (GTA) for treatment of OSA. Patients were included if they 1) were older than 19 years; 2) had a confirmatory polysomnogram; 3) underwent a Le Fort I osteotomy, bilateral sagittal split osteotomies, and GTA; 4) had adequate radiographic documentation; and 5) at least 11 months of follow-up...
April 2015: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Michael Yim, Joshua Demke
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To review the past year's literature regarding recent innovations in surgical instrumentation for craniomaxillofacial surgery. RECENT FINDINGS: Current advances in surgical instrumentation have led to many improvements in the field, allowing greater visualization and precision both before and during procedures. One of the common goals is to achieve excellent outcomes with minimal complications, while at the same time minimizing invasiveness of surgery...
August 2012: Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery
Fred Pedroletti, Brad S Johnson, Joseph P McCain
Oral and maxillofacial surgery is entering a new era. Surgeons can use the latest technological advances in equipment in an attempt to improve patient outcomes. Minimally invasive surgery with the use of the endoscope has improved in recent years because of technological advancements in optics and associated instrumentation. Trauma, orthognathic, sialoendoscopy, and temporomandibular joint surgery are commonly performed with the assistance of the endoscope. From an educational standpoint, surgical anatomy and various other principles can easily be taught to trainees with the assistance of the endoscope...
February 2010: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America
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