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Masahiro Nakamura, Takeshi Yanagita, Tatsushi Matsumura, Takashi Yamashiro, Seiji Iida, Hiroshi Kamioka
We report a case involving a young female patient with severe mandibular retrognathism accompanied by mandibular condylar deformity that was effectively treated with Le Fort I osteotomy and two genioplasty procedures. At 9 years and 9 months of age, she was diagnosed with Angle Class III malocclusion, a skeletal Class II jaw relationship, an anterior crossbite, congenital absence of some teeth, and a left-sided cleft lip and palate. Although the anterior crossbite and narrow maxillary arch were corrected by interceptive orthodontic treatment, severe mandibular hypogrowth resulted in unexpectedly severe mandibular retrognathism after growth completion...
November 2016: Korean Journal of Orthodontics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27895942/an-unusual-lacerated-tracheal-tube-during-le-fort-surgery-literature-review-and-case-report
#2
Preeta George, John E Fiadjoe, Allan F Simpao
Maxillofacial surgeries can present unique anesthetic challenges due to potentially complex anatomy and the close proximity of the patient's airway to the surgical field. Damage to the tracheal tube (TT) during maxillofacial surgery may lead to significant airway compromise. We report the management of a patient with a partially severed TT during Le Fort surgery for midfacial hypoplasia and management strategies based on peer-reviewed literature. This case illustrates the clinical clues associated with a damaged TT and explores the challenges of managing this potentially catastrophic issue...
2016: Case Reports in Anesthesiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27893628/watershed-areas-in-face-transplantation
#3
Bahar Bassiri Gharb, Russell S Frautschi, Brianna C Halasa, Gaby D Doumit, Risal S Djohan, Steven L Bernard, Brian R Gastman, Maria Z Siemionow, Francis A Papay, Antonio Rampazzo
BACKGROUND: Maxillary artery has traditionally been considered the main blood supply of the facial skeleton. However, the deep and concealed location makes the harvest of facial allografts based on this artery challenging, giving preference to the facial artery. There is growing evidence that the junction between the hard and soft palate may represent a watershed area in facial artery based allografts. The aim of this study was to review the occurrence of partial allograft necrosis and modify the available craniofacial techniques allowing for a reliable harvest of maxillary artery based facial allografts...
November 21, 2016: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27892450/orthognathic-surgery-for-the-correction-of-severe-skeletal-class-iii-malocclusion
#4
D Kafle, C Upadhayaya, N Chaurasia, A Agarwal
Skeletal Malocclusions results from the abnormal position of maxilla and mandible in relation with cranial base. These types of malocclusion are commonly treated by orthodontic teeth movement known as camouflage orthodontics. However severe skeletal malocclusions cannot be treated by orthodontics alone. Such cases need surgical intervention to align the position of the jaw along with orthodontic correction. This procedure is commonly known as Orthognathic Surgery. Orthognathic Surgery dates back to early eighteenth century but became popular on mid twentieth century...
January 2016: Kathmandu University Medical Journal (KUMJ)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27890226/tissue-engineering-for-vertical-ridge-reconstruction
#5
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Neel Patel, Beomjune Kim, Waleed Zaid, Daniel Spagnoli
This article provides an overview of basic tissue engineering principles as they are applied to vertical ridge defects and reconstructive techniques for these types of deficiencies. Presented are multiple clinical cases ranging from office-based dentoalveolar procedures to the more complex reconstruction of postresection mandibular defects. Several different types of regenerative tissue constructs are presented; either used alone or in combination with traditional reconstructive techniques and procedures, such as maxillary sinus augmentation, Le Fort I osteotomy, and microvascular free tissue transfer...
February 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27887924/-a-safe-technique-of-le-fort%C3%A2-i-osteotomy-in-bilateral-cleft-patients
#6
R Pantoja, C Letelier, J L Krefft
Le Fort I osteotomy is often needed in bilateral cleft patients. The usual approach to the maxillae may compromise the premaxillary vascularisation. We present a subperiosteal exposure preserving two paramedian vascular pedicles that respect premaxillary blood-supply.
November 22, 2016: Revue de Stomatologie, de Chirurgie Maxillo-faciale et de Chirurgie Orale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27858077/-cone-beam-computed-tomography-evaluation-of-short-and-long-term-airway-changes-in-patients-with-skeletal-class-%C3%A2-malocclusion-treated-by-orthodontic-therapy-and-bimaxillary-surgery-with-or-without-mandibular-setback-surgery
#7
Hong-Wei Wang, Li-Yan Li, Su-Qing Qi, Ming Yan
PURPOSE: To evaluate the short-term and long-term effects of pharyngeal airway in skeletal Class Ⅲ malocclusion patients who underwent bimaxillary surgery or isolated mandibular setback-orthodontic treatment. METHODS: The sample included 54 patients (28 males, 26 females) who were diagnosed with skeletal Class Ⅲ malocclusion. Patents in group A (n=28) underwent mandibular setback surgery and orthodontic treatment. Cone-beam CT (CBCT) was taken at one week before treatment (T0), 6 months (T1) and 3 years after surgery (T2)...
August 2016: Shanghai Kou Qiang Yi Xue, Shanghai Journal of Stomatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27856149/accuracy-of-three-dimensional-soft-tissue-prediction-for-le-fort-i-osteotomy-using-dolphin-3d-software-a-pilot-study
#8
C M Resnick, R R Dang, S J Glick, B L Padwa
Three-dimensional (3D) soft tissue prediction is replacing two-dimensional analysis in planning for orthognathic surgery. The accuracy of different computational models to predict soft tissue changes in 3D, however, is unclear. A retrospective pilot study was implemented to assess the accuracy of Dolphin 3D software in making these predictions. Seven patients who had a single-segment Le Fort I osteotomy and had preoperative (T0) and >6-month postoperative (T1) cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans and 3D photographs were included...
November 14, 2016: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27856148/evaluation-of-benign-paroxysmal-positional-vertigo-following-le-fort-i-osteotomy
#9
K Deniz, S S Akdeniz, A Ö Koç, S Uçkan, L N Ozluoğlu
The Le Fort I osteotomy is widely used to correct dentofacial deformities. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a common vestibular end organ disorder characterized by short, often recurrent episodes of vertigo. Head trauma is one of the known causes of BPPV. During pterygoid osteotomy, the surgical trauma induced by percussion with the surgical mallet and osteotomes can displace otoliths into the semicircular canal, resulting in BPPV. The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential risk of occurrence of BPPV in individuals undergoing Le Fort I osteotomy...
November 14, 2016: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27847741/retiform-hemangioendothelioma-in-the-infratemporal-fossa-and-buccal-area-a-case-report-and-literature-review
#10
Il-Kyu Kim, Hyun-Young Cho, Bum-Sang Jung, Sang-Pill Pae, Hyun-Woo Cho, Ji-Hoon Seo, Seung-Hoon Park
We report a case of retiform hemangioendothelioma (RH) located in the infratemporal fossa and buccal area in a 13-year-old Korean boy. The tumor originated from the sphenoid bone of the infratemporal fossa area and spread into the cavernous sinus, orbital apex, and retro-nasal area with bone destruction of the pterygoid process. Tumor resection was conducted via Le Fort I osteotomy and partial maxillectomy to approach the infratemporal fossa and retro-nasal area. The diagnosis of RH was confirmed after surgery...
October 2016: Journal of the Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27833707/a-modified-technique-for-placing-prebent-plates-during-a-le-fort-i-osteotomy-a-technical-note
#11
Marwa Ragaey, Joseph Van Sickels
Prebent plates have gained popularity in recent years as a fixation appliance for large maxillary advancements. They are larger than standard plates used for maxillary procedures and appear to give greater stability. Due to their size and configuration, they have the potential to be more palpable than standard plates, possibly causing discomfort following placement. With a simple "box" osteotomy of the maxilla at the site of placement and a minor modification of the plate, the plate is less palpable and better tolerated by the patient...
November 2016: Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27833348/assessment-of-alar-flare-and-efficacy-of-alar-cinch-suture-in-the-management-of-alar-flare-following-le-fort-1-superior-repositioning-a-comparative-study
#12
K Mustafa, Fatima Shehzana, H Hari Kishore Bhat
OBJECTIVES: To prospectively analyze the amount of alar flare, factors contributing to alar flare and efficacy of cinch suture as an adjunctive procedure for alar flare reduction. STUDY DESIGN: Thirty adult patients with vertical maxillary excess, who underwent Le Fort 1 impaction, were divided into 2 groups of 15 each. Alar cinch was performed as an adjunct procedure in group 2 patients and results were compared to group 1 which was the control group. Measurements were made on the patients and on 1:1 standardized photographs...
December 2016: Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27833055/le-fort-i-osteotomy-to-enucleation-of-grand-proportions-fissural-cyst-presentation-of-case-report
#13
Rafael Correia Cavalcante, Fernanda Durski, Tatiana Miranda Deliberador, Allan Fernando Giovanini, Nelson Luís Barbosa Rebellato, Delson João da Costa, Leandro Eduardo Klüppel, Rafaela Scariot
Fissural cysts (FC) are caused by entraped epithelium between nasal and maxilar processes. They are commonly treated with surgical enucleation precedded or not by marsupialization depending on the cyst size. Biopsy of lesion is recommended due to confirm radiographic evaluation. It is rare to observe Le Fort I surgical approach to this type of injury. This study reports the case of an uncommon grand proportions fissural cyst in a female patient, 53, that was referred to the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Departament of Hospital XV presenting volume increase in maxilla associated with numbness of palate...
November 2, 2016: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27825755/prevalence-of-infection-with-the-use-of-%C3%AE-tricalcium-phosphate-as-a-bone-graft-substitute-during-le-fort-i-osteotomy
#14
M Ragaey, J E Van Sickels
While grafting with bone substitutes has been shown to provide greater stability in maxillary advancements, infection remains a concern with any material that is placed in close proximity to the maxillary sinus. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of infection in maxillary advancements in which a bone graft substitute (β-tricalcium phosphate; β-TCP) was placed at the time of surgery. This was a retrospective study of all maxillary osteotomies. Patients were divided into two groups: group 1 included maxillary osteotomies in which β-TCP was not used; group 2 included any maxillary osteotomy where β-TCP was used...
November 5, 2016: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27810549/technical-modifications-for-intraoral-quadrangular-le-fort-ii-osteotomy
#15
Clemens Klug, Julia Cede
PURPOSE: The intraoral quadrangular Le Fort II osteotomy (IQLFIIO) represents a reliable surgical method in cases of midfacial deficiency with good functional, esthetic, and stable long-term results. PATIENTS AND METHODS: In this technical note, we present 3 surgical modifications to previous reports: 1) inferior orbital rim osteotomy by angulated piezosurgical instruments, thereby avoiding the use of chisels in the orbital region; 2) osteosynthetic fixation only laterally at the zygomatic buttress with 2 L-shaped miniplates, thus avoiding paranasal osteosynthesis; and 3) advancement step camouflage in the lateral infraorbital region with a compound mass of autologous bone chips and fibrin glue with the intention to reduce bone block-associated side effects...
October 6, 2016: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27789268/prevalence-of-surgical-site-infections-following-orthognathic-surgery-a-double-blind-randomized-controlled-trial-on-a-3-day-versus-1-day-postoperative-antibiotic-regimen
#16
Clayton M Davis, Curtis E Gregoire, Ian Davis, Thomas W Steeves
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of a 3- versus 1-day antibiotic regimen on the rate of surgical site infection (SSI) in patients undergoing orthognathic surgery at a department of oral and maxillofacial surgery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A prospective, randomized controlled trial was conducted. All patients received 1 day of intravenous antibiotics after surgery. Then, patients were randomly distributed into groups that received 2 days of additional antibiotics (group A) or placebo (group B)...
October 3, 2016: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27769723/an-extended-transcaruncular-approach-for-naso-orbito-ethmoid-and-le-fort-ii-fracture-repair
#17
Atsushi Imaizumi, Kunihiro Ishida, Osamu Nishizeki
BACKGROUND: Recent advancements in computed tomography have enabled the diagnosis of naso-orbito-ethmoid (NOE) fractures to be made in much greater detail. Surgical access to the upper nasofrontal buttress in NOE fractures, however, has remained unchanged over the past decades. All approaches to these fractures using skin incisions have individual drawbacks. The transcaruncular approach is free of the drawbacks of the cutaneous approaches. We further extended the transcaruncular approach for the treatment of NOE and Le Fort II fractures...
September 23, 2016: Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27769722/the-use-of-patient-specific-implants-in-orthognathic-surgery-a-series-of-32-maxillary-osteotomy-patients
#18
Juho Suojanen, Junnu Leikola, Patricia Stoor
The use of virtual surgery, patient-specific saw and drill guides, and custom-made osteosynthesis plates is rapidly spreading from deformity surgery to orthognathic surgery. Most of the commercially available systems are using computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacture (CAD/CAM) wafers to produce patient-specific saw guides. However, most plate systems provided are still the conventional "in stock" mini plates that can be individually designed by pre-bending according to the stereolithographic model of the patient...
September 23, 2016: Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27756554/removal-of-osteosynthesis-material-because-of-symptoms-after-le-fort-i-osteotomy-a-retrospective-study-of-158-patients
#19
Jop P Verweij, Gert J M Hassing, Marta Fiocco, Pascal N W J Houppermans, J P Richard van Merkesteyn
The aim of this study was to analyse the incidence of removal of MESH plates because of symptoms after Le Fort I osteotomy (LF1). The medical files of patients treated with LF1 were retrospectively reviewed. The occurrence of MESH plate removal, indication for removal and time between insertion and removal were noted. The medical literature was reviewed to quantify the reported incidences of removal of titanium osteosynthesis material after LF1. A total of 158 patients were included in this study. LF1 was performed and fixed with MESH plates in 150 patients...
September 23, 2016: Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27756553/the-effect-of-a-le-fort-i-incision-on-nose-and-upper-lip-dynamics-unraveling-the-mystery-of-the-le-fort-i-lip
#20
Herman Vercruysse, Luc Van Nassauw, Joan San Miguel-Moragas, Eva Lakiere, Sten Stevens, Geert Van Hemelen, Mirco Raffaini, Nasser Nadjmi
INTRODUCTION: Postoperative flattening of the upper lip with loss of lip pout and down turning of the corners of the mouth is often seen after Le Fort I surgery. We aim to determine which facial muscles are involved in this phenomenon to update the literature on this subject. METHODS: In 6 cadavers, a unilateral Le Fort I incision was executed. After removal of the skin, all individual facial muscles were identified and submitted to bilateral tactile traction, comparing incised sides with non-incised sides...
September 22, 2016: Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery
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