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Transverse sectioning and repositioning of the maxilla. There are three types: Le Fort I osteotomy for maxillary advancement or the treatment of maxillary fractures; Le Fort II osteotomy for the treatment of maxillary fractures; Le Fort III osteotomy for the treatment of maxillary fractures with fracture of one or more facial bones. Le Fort III is often used also to correct craniofacial dysostosis and related facial abnormalities. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p1203 & p662)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Osteotomy, Le Fort" by people in Profiles.
Comparison of the accuracy of maxillary position between conventional model surgery and virtual surgical planning. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 Feb; 47(2):160-166.
Effects of surgical correction of class III malocclusion on the pharyngeal airway and its influence on sleep apnoea. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 Dec; 45(12):1508-1512.
Le Fort I Osteotomy. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2016 Mar; 24(1):1-13.
Accuracy of maxillary positioning after standard and inverted orthognathic sequencing. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2014 May; 117(5):567-574.
Comparative analysis of two different alar base sutures after Le Fort I osteotomy: randomized double-blind controlled trial. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2011 Feb; 111(2):181-9.