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Hak Su Kim, Seong Eun Kim, Hyun Tae Lee
Among the classification of maxillary fracture, the Le Fort classification is the best-known categorization. Le Fort (1901) completed experiments that determined the maxilla areas of structural weakness which he designated as the "lines of weakness". According to these results, there are three basic fracture line patterns (transverse, pyramidal and craniofacial disjunction). A transverse fracture is a Le Fort I fracture that is above the level of the apices of the maxillary teeth section, including the entire alveolar process of the maxilla, vault of the palate and inferior ends of the pterygoid processes in a single block from the upper craniofacial skeleton...
March 2017: Arch Craniofac Surg
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28906337/a-three-dimensional-study-of-midfacial-changes-following-le-fort-ii-distraction-with-zygomatic-repositioning-in-syndromic-patients
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James M Smartt, Carey Campbell, Rami Hallac, Jake Alford, Christopher A Derderian
Le Fort II distraction with zygomatic repositioning introduced the ability to restore central midfacial height and convexity independent of changes in orbital morphology. This study analyzes midfacial and orbital morphology before and after Le Fort II distraction with zygomatic repositioning.All patients who underwent Le Fort II Distraction with zygomatic repositioning between 2013 and 2015 were included. Two- and 3-dimensional measurements were made using 3dMD Vultus software to assess canthal tilt, nasolabial angle, ratio of midfacial to lower facial height, and absolute change in nasal length...
September 12, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28888931/biomechanical-testing-of-zirconium-dioxide-osteosynthesis-system-for-le-fort-i-advancement-osteotomy-fixation
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Lukas Hingsammer, Markus Grillenberger, Martin Schagerl, Michael Malek, Stefan Hunger
The following work is the first evaluating the applicability of 3D printed zirconium dioxide ceramic miniplates and screws to stabilize maxillary segments following a Le-Fort I advancement surgery. Conventionally used titanium and individual fabricated zirconium dioxide miniplates were biomechanically tested and compared under an occlusal load of 120N and 500N using 3D finite element analysis. The overall model consisted of 295,477 elements. Under an occlusal load of 500N a safety factor before plastic deformation respectively crack of 2...
September 5, 2017: Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28875138/new-method-for-an-evaluation-of-the-esthetical-improvements-resulting-from-a-mandibular-angle-reduction
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Joo-Hwan Kim, Se-Jin Han, Moon-Young Kim
OBJECTIVES: This paper proposes Han's ratio as an objective and quantitative comparative result obtained from pre and postoperative data in patients with a mandibular angle reduction. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty patients, 12 men and 18 women, who visited the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with the chief complaints of skeletal mandibular prognathism and prominent mandibular angle were selected. The subjects were classified into 3 groups according to the types of surgical procedures involved...
August 2017: Journal of the Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28870648/can-electromagnetic-navigated-maxillary-positioning-replace-occlusional-splints-in-orthognathic-surgery-a-clinical-pilot-study
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Moritz Berger, Igor Nova, Sebastian Kallus, Oliver Ristow, Christian Freudlsperger, Urs Eisenmann, Hartmut Dickhaus, Michael Engel, Jürgen Hoffmann, Robin Seeberger
INTRODUCTION: Because of the inaccuracy of intermaxillary splints in orthognathic surgery, intraoperative guidance via a real time navigation system might represent a suitable method for enhancing the precision of maxillary positioning. Therefore, in this clinical trial, maxillary repositioning after Le Fort I osteotomy was guided splintless by an electromagnetic navigation system. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Conservatively planned maxillary reposition in each of 5 patients was transferred to a novel software module of the electromagnetic navigation system...
August 10, 2017: Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28843967/distance-dependent-accuracy-in-le-fort-i-maxillary-repositioning-procedures
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T Dreiseidler, L Ritter, M Zirk, M Kreppel, D F Richter, J E Zoeller
It has been hypothesised that, in maxillary repositioning procedures, longer distances correlate with less accurate transfers and particularly the repositioning forces of facial skin and muscles that increase exponentially. However, this has not to our knowledge been confirmed. The purpose of this study was to search for differences in the accuracy of transfer from maxillary repositioning procedures parallel to the three orthogonal planes and with respect to three different anatomical landmarks of the first molar left and right (M1L and M1R) and the first incisor (I)...
August 23, 2017: British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28835826/an-atypical-case-of-trigeminal-trophic-syndrome-a-legal-medicine-perspective-in-medical-responsibility
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Alessandro di Luca, Massimo Ralli, Sara Hemied, Marco de Vincentiis, Natale Mario di Luca
BACKGROUND: Trigeminal trophic syndrome is a rare complication of peripheral or central damage to the trigeminal nerve characterized by anesthesia, paresthesia and a secondary persistent facial ulceration. METHODS: We describe the case of a 40-year-old woman with previous history of Le Fort I osteotomy for a class III malocclusion who developed trigeminal trophic syndrome. Atypically, the cutaneous symptoms appeared bilaterally and 8 years after surgery. RESULTS: Differential diagnosis was based on clinical history, tissue biopsy and serologic evaluation...
2017: SAGE open medical case reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28834834/three-dimensional-analysis-of-midfacial-soft-tissue-changes-after-maxillary-posterior-impaction-and-intraoral-vertical-ramus-osteotomy-for-mandibular-setback-in-class-iii-patients
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Seung-Won Seo, Young-Soo Jung, Hyoung-Seon Baik
This study investigated the correlation between the 3-dimensional changes in midfacial soft tissues, including the parasagittal area and maxilla-mandible complex, after Le Fort I maxillary posterior impaction and bilateral intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy (B-IVRO), using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). This retrospective study included 22 skeletal Class III patients (6 men and 16 women; mean age 21.6 years) who underwent orthognathic surgery. Three-dimensional CBCT images taken before and 1 year after surgery were superimposed based on the cranial base...
August 22, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28822759/a-case-of-epistaxis
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A Debelmas, S Lanciaux, T Schouman
The authors report a case of epistaxis in a 74-year-old male patient. His recent medical history documented recurrent nasal bleeding and a Le Fort 1 osteosynthesis 3 weeks before admission to our unit.
August 16, 2017: Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28822722/soft-tissue-changes-in-patients-undergoing-intraoral-quadrangular-le-fort-ii-osteotomy-versus-conventional-le-fort-i-osteotomy
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F Wagner, M Figl, J Cede, K Schicho, K Sinko, C Klug
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to evaluate soft tissue changes after intraoral quadrangular Le Fort II osteotomy (IOQLFII) and correlate those changes to underlying osseous changes. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty-six non-growing patients with midfacial deficiency and Class III malocclusion were analyzed. A study group of 13 patients who underwent IOQLFII was compared with 13 patients who underwent conventional Le Fort I osteotomy (LFI). After fusion of pre- and postoperative computed tomograms, each patient's hard and corresponding soft tissue changes were measured...
July 25, 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28820838/five-year-follow-up-of-midface-distraction-in-growing-children-with-syndromic-craniosynostosis
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Parit A Patel, Pradip Shetye, Stephen M Warren, Barry H Grayson, Joseph G McCarthy
BACKGROUND: Maxillary position in patients with syndromic craniosynostosis after midface distraction has been shown to be stable 1 year postoperatively. The purpose of this study is to assess midfacial position in the growing child with craniosynostosis 5 years after Le Fort III advancement with a rigid external device (RED). METHODS: Seventeen consecutive patients were identified to have the diagnosis of syndromic craniosynostosis and who underwent midface advancement...
August 8, 2017: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28812415/quality-of-life-after-orbito-facial-trauma
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Gitanjali Sharma, Apjit Kaur
In the wake of high incidence of orbito-facial trauma, there has been a growing need to assess not only the visual outcome, but also the psychological impact of the traumatic event. This is a single questionnaire based evaluation of 100 consecutive patients with orbito-facial trauma (blow-out and Le fort type II and III fractures) at six months of trauma. 84% of the patients had a NEI VFQ- 25 score of less than 50, with 49% having a score less than 25, reflecting the grim impact the trauma has on the quality of life...
August 16, 2017: Orbit
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28791817/binder-syndrome-clinical-findings-and-surgical-treatment-of-18-patients-at-the-department-of-plastic-surgery-in-polanica-zdr%C3%A3-j
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Piotr H Drozdowski, Ireneusz Łątkowski, Mateusz G Zachara, Piotr Wójcicki
BACKGROUND: Binder syndrome (BS) is an uncommon congenital underdevelopment of the maxilla and nasal skeleton. Other clinical features include a hypoplastic or absent anterior nasal spine; a short, flat nose with short columella; an acute nasolabial angle; a convex upper lip and class III malocclusion. OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to outline the major characteristics of BS and to present a variety of surgical treatment methods. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study included 18 patients treated in the authors' department from 1989 to 2013...
May 2017: Advances in Clinical and Experimental Medicine: Official Organ Wroclaw Medical University
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28754365/change-in-lip-closing-force-in-classes-ii-and-iii-malocclusion-before-and-after-sagittal-split-ramus-osteotomy-with-le-fort-i-osteotomy
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Takamitsu Tsutsui, Kunio Yoshizawa, Akinori Moroi, Asami Hotta, Kenichi Fukaya, Ryota Hiraide, Akihiro Takayama, Tatsuya Tsunoda, Yuki Saito, Ran Iguchi, Akihiko Kosaka, Hiroumi Ikawa, Koichiro Ueki
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine lip closing force in Class II and III patients before and after orthognathic surgery. SUBJECT AND METHODS: The subjects were 45 patients (15 Class II women, 15 Class III men and 15 Class III women) diagnosed with jaw deformity who underwent sagittal split ramus osteotomy with Le Fort I osteotomy and 30 controls with normal skeleton and occlusion (15 men, 15 women). Maximum and minimum lip closing forces were measured using Lip De Cum(®) before and after surgery, and compared statistically...
September 2017: Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28751182/unilateral-blindness-after-orthognathic-surgery-hypotensive-anaesthesia-is-not-the-primary-cause
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Á Rodríguez-Navarro, F M Gonzalez-Valverde
Perioperative vision loss in non-ocular surgery represents a rare but devastating complication and multiple causes have been proposed. Any portion of the visual system may be involved and several authors have tried to relate that complication with deliberate hypotension anaesthetic technique, used to control intraoperative bleeding. We report a patient operated for orthognathism who suffered unilateral blindness. After review of similar cases, we can state that the transmission of forces generated during Le fort I osteotomy is related to the complication...
July 24, 2017: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28713753/removal-of-multiple-keratocystic-odontogenic-tumors-in-a-nonsyndromic-patient
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Artur Cunha Vasconcelos, Paulo Henrique de Souza Castro, Alvaro Henrique Borges, Luiz Evaristo Ricci Volpato
Multiple keratocystic odontogenic tumors are one of the key features of Gorlin-Goltz syndrome. A 15-year-old nonsyndromic female child presented with multiple keratocystic odontogenic tumors. The presence of the tumors was observed in immunological examinations. The images led to the suspicion of Gorlin-Goltz syndrome which was discarded after analyzing the patient's medical history and complementary examinations. Le Fort I osteotomy was opted to access the maxillary tumors favoring visibility and allowing simultaneous bilateral accesses...
January 2017: Annals of Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28713747/the-surgical-management-of-skeletal-disproportion-with-lingual-orthodontics-and-three-dimensional-planning
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Krutiben Patel, Chung How Kau, Peter D Waite, Ahmet Arif Celebi
This case report describes the successful treatment of a 26-year-old Caucasian male with skeletal and dental Class III malocclusion associated with mild maxillary and mandibular crowding. The patient had anteroposterior and transverse discrepancies with a reverse overjet and bilateral posterior crossbites. The nonextraction treatment plan included aligning and leveling of the teeth in both arches, Le Fort I and bilateral sagittal split osteotomies, and postsurgical correction of the malocclusion. Orthodontic treatment was initiated with custom lingual appliances followed by orthognathic surgery planned with virtual surgical planning...
January 2017: Annals of Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28713737/maxillary-distraction-osteogenesis-in-unilateral-cleft-lip-and-palate-patients-with-rigid-external-distraction-system
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Shadi Alkhouri, Peter D Waite, Matthew B Davis, Ejvis Lamani, Chung How Kau
AIM: Distraction osteogenesis (DO) is a treatment option for patients with maxillary hypoplasia secondary to cleft lip and palate (CLP). PURPOSE: The aim of this study is to present a technique for maxillary DO using Le Fort I osteotomy with rigid external distraction (RED) system. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: The patient presented in this paper was an Asian female with CLP aged 13 years and 6 months. She presented with severe midfacial deficiency with a Class III dental malocclusion with a negative overjet and concave facial profile...
January 2017: Annals of Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28706792/simultaneous-maxillomandibular-distraction-osteogenesis-in-hemifacial-microsomia-report-of-7-cases
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Divya Mehrotra, Debraj Howladar, Dichen P Bhutia
INTRODUCTION: The goal in treating Hemifacial microsomia (HFM) is to improve facial symmetry, allow functional jaw movement, obtain stable occlusion, and achieve patient satisfaction. This study was planned with an aim to assess the outcome of simultaneous maxillomandibular distraction osteogenesis in hemifacial microsomia. MATERIAL & METHODS: Seven patients with hemifacial microsomia were included in this study and demographic data was obtained. Simultaneous maxillo-mandibular distraction was planned for correction of maxillary cant, vertical ramal lengthening and midline, by performing unilateral mandibular osteotomy in ramus and distractor fixation, a Le Fort I osteotomy, with fixation at contralateral zygomatic buttress and intermaxillary elastics...
May 2017: Journal of Oral Biology and Craniofacial Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28705063/postoperative-ct-of-the-midfacial-skeleton-after-trauma-review-of-normal-appearances-and-common-complications
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Michael J Reiter, Ryan B Schwope, Jared M Theler
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this article is to describe the CT appearance of the midfacial skeleton after surgical repair of posttraumatic Le Fort, nasoorbitoethmoidal (NOE), and frontal sinus fractures. Several of the more commonly encountered complications will also be described. CONCLUSION: Surgery after midfacial trauma is aimed at restoring both form and function. Knowledge of the principal tenets of Le Fort, NOE, and frontal sinus fracture repair is vital for radiologists to accurately assess the adequacy of treatment on postoperative CT and provide meaningful reports for the surgeon...
July 13, 2017: AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology
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