orthognathic surgical procedures


Summary: Surgery performed to repair or correct the skeletal anomalies of the jaw and its associated dental and facial structures (e.g. CLEFT PALATE).

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  1. Teeples T, Rallis D, Rieck K, Viozzi C. Lower extremity compartment syndrome associated with hypotensive general anesthesia for orthognathic surgery: a case report and review of the disease. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010;68:1166-70 pubmed publisher
  2. Villegas C, Janakiraman N, Uribe F, Nanda R. Rotation of the maxillomandibular complex to enhance esthetics using a "surgery first" approach. J Clin Orthod. 2012;46:85-91; quiz 123 pubmed
  3. Lisboa C, Borges M, Medeiros P, Motta A, Mucha J. Orthodontic-surgical retreatment of facial asymmetry with occlusal cant and severe root resorption: A 3-year follow-up. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2017;152:268-280 pubmed publisher
    ..Root resorption in the second premolars did not seem to increase. Orthodontic-surgical intervention is the main choice for correcting esthetic and functional problems in facial asymmetry, particularly in cases of retreatment. ..
  4. Pelo S, Gasparini G, Garagiola U, Cordaro M, Di Nardo F, Staderini E, et al. Surgery-first orthognathic approach vs traditional orthognathic approach: Oral health-related quality of life assessed with 2 questionnaires. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2017;152:250-254 pubmed publisher
    ..Surgeons should consider the possibility of a surgery-first approach to prevent this occurrence. ..
  5. Gupta A, Chowdhury R, Haring R, Leinbach L, Petrone J, Spitzer M, et al. Length of Stay and Cost in Patients Undergoing Orthognathic Surgery: Does Surgeon Volume Matter?. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017;75:1948-1957 pubmed publisher
    ..76 to -185.58; P = .025) compared with patients treated by low-volume surgeons. These findings suggest that regionalization of patients to high-volume surgeons for OGS procedures could decrease LOS and incurred costs. ..
  6. Bolm I, Goetze E, Kämmerer P, Sader R, Klos M, Landes C, et al. Self-drilling and self-tapping miniscrews for osteosynthesis fixture after LeFort I osteotomy: An ex vivo trial for primary stability and a randomized clinical study. J Surg Res. 2017;212:246-252 pubmed publisher
    ..SDS showed a partially higher primary stability ex vivo, especially in dense bone. The timesaving effect of SDS is less pronounced than expected, but technically SDS might be favorable where drilling is difficult or even impossible. ..
  7. Mazzaferro D, Wes A, Naran S, Pearl R, Bartlett S, Taylor J. Orthognathic Surgery Has a Significant Effect on Perceived Personality Traits and Emotional Expressions. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;140:971-981 pubmed publisher
    ..Crowdsourcing technology offers a unique opportunity for surgeons to gather data regarding laypeople's perceptions of surgical outcomes in areas such as orthognathic surgery. ..
  8. Kim J, Park Y, Yu H, Kim M, Kang S, Choi Y. Accuracy of 3-Dimensional Virtual Surgical Simulation Combined With Digital Teeth Alignment: A Pilot Study. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017;75:2441.e1-2441.e13 pubmed publisher
  9. Rahimi Nedjat R, Sagheb K, Pabst A, Foersch M, Jacobs C, Vollandt L, et al. Diabetes and hyperglycemia as risk factors for postoperative outcome in maxillofacial surgery. J Surg Res. 2017;217:170-176 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, patients with well-controlled diabetes seem to have a similar outcome compared to nondiabetics. Hyperglycemia however has an important impact on treatment outcome. ..

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  1. Dobrodeev A, Rabinovich S, Malykhina I. [Effect of dexmedetomidine on perfusion of free flaps transferred to head and neck]. Stomatologiia (Mosk). 2017;96:25-28 pubmed publisher
  2. Villegas C, Uribe F, Sugawara J, Nanda R. Expedited correction of significant dentofacial asymmetry using a "surgery first" approach. J Clin Orthod. 2010;44:97-103; quiz 105 pubmed
  3. Al Moraissi E, Wolford L, Perez D, Laskin D, Ellis E. Does Orthognathic Surgery Cause or Cure Temporomandibular Disorders? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017;75:1835-1847 pubmed publisher
    ..The presence of presurgical TMD symptoms or the type of jaw deformity did not identify which patients' TMDs would improve, remain the same, or worsen after surgery. ..
  4. Zhu M, Chai G, Zhang Y, Ma X, Gan J. Registration strategy using occlusal splint based on augmented reality for mandibular angle oblique split osteotomy. J Craniofac Surg. 2011;22:1806-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Augmented reality tools like ARToolKit may be helpful for control of maxillary translocation in orthognathic surgery. ..
  5. Menezes L. An interview with Carlos Alberto Estevanell Tavares. Dental Press J Orthod. 2015;20:18-27 pubmed publisher
  6. Wang C. [Research and application of a haptics-based virtual-reality training system for craniomaxillofacial surgery]. Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2012;47:458-62 pubmed publisher
  7. Gaber R, Shaheen E, Falter B, Araya S, Politis C, Swennen G, et al. A Systematic Review to Uncover a Universal Protocol for Accuracy Assessment of 3-Dimensional Virtually Planned Orthognathic Surgery. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017;75:2430-2440 pubmed publisher
    ..Hence, a protocol is suggested for accuracy assessment of virtually planned orthognathic surgery with the lowest margin of error. ..
  8. Veeramani A, Sawh R, Steinbacher D. Orthognathic Surgery and Rhinoplasty to Address Nasomaxillary Hypoplasia. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;140:930-932 pubmed publisher
    ..This article details the diagnosis and treatment of nasomaxillary hypoplasia, demonstrating the senior author's (D.M.S.) preferred approach and technical steps...
  9. Gandedkar N, Chng C, Por Y, Yeow V, Ow A, Seah T. Influence of Bimaxillary Surgery on Pharyngeal Airway in Class III Deformities and Effect on Sleep Apnea: A STOP-BANG Questionnaire and Cone-Beam Computed Tomography Study. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017;75:2411-2421 pubmed publisher
  10. Morawska Kochman M, Marycz K, Jermakow K, Nelke K, Pawlak W, Bochnia M. The presence of bacterial microcolonies on the maxillary sinus ciliary epithelium in healthy young individuals. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0176776 pubmed publisher
    ..Because the biofilm is detected on healthy individuals sinus mucosa, the clinical question if it may become pathogenic is unclear and require an explanation. ..
  11. Chang Y, Ruellas A, Yatabe M, Westgate P, Cevidanes L, Huja S. Soft Tissue Changes Measured With Three-Dimensional Software Provides New Insights for Surgical Predictions. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017;75:2191-2201 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, predictive equations for various landmarks were developed and can be used in computer-based prediction programs to aid in treatment planning of soft tissue changes. ..
  12. Aristizabal J, Martínez Smit R, Villegas C. The "surgery first" approach with passive self-ligating brackets for expedited treatment of skeletal Class III malocclusion. J Clin Orthod. 2015;49:361-70 pubmed
  13. Yang L, Xiao Y, Liang Y, Wang X, Li J, Liao G. Does the Surgery-First Approach Produce Better Outcomes in Orthognathic Surgery? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017;75:2422-2429 pubmed publisher
    ..SFA offers an efficient alternative to CTM with shorter total treatment duration, similar postoperative stability, and other surgical results but longer postoperative orthodontic time. ..
  14. Jacobson R, Schendel S. Treating obstructive sleep apnea: the case for surgery. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2012;142:435, 437, 439, 441-2 pubmed publisher
  15. Tan S, Leung W, Tang A, Zwahlen R. Effects of mandibular setback with or without maxillary advancement osteotomies on pharyngeal airways: An overview of systematic reviews. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0185951 pubmed publisher
    ..PROSPERO (registration number: CRD42016046484). ..
  16. Wu T, Lin H, Lo L, Ho C. Postoperative outcomes of two- and three-dimensional planning in orthognathic surgery: A comparative study. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2017;70:1101-1111 pubmed publisher
    ..The 3D planning technique provided superior overall outcomes. The study findings can be used to augment clinical planning and surgical execution when using a conventional approach. ..
  17. de Lima V, Lemos C, Faverani L, Santiago Júnior J, Pellizzer E. Effectiveness of Corticoid Administration in Orthognathic Surgery for Edema and Neurosensorial Disturbance: A Systematic Literature Review. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2017;75:1528.e1-1528.e8 pubmed publisher
    ..Administering CSs in orthognathic surgery improved the regression of facial edema independent of the dosage used but did not influence neurosensory disorders. ..
  18. Feu D, de Oliveira B, Palomares N, Celeste R, Miguel J. Oral health-related quality of life changes in patients with severe Class III malocclusion treated with the 2-jaw surgery-first approach. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2017;151:1048-1057 pubmed publisher