JOURNAL OF CRANIO-MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.43, pp.1505-1510, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF CRANIO-MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Finite element analysis, Le Fort I osteotomy, Prebent plates, RIGID INTERNAL-FIXATION, MAXILLARY ADVANCEMENT, ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY, FRACTURE REDUCTION, 2-JAW SURGERY, BITE FORCE, STABILITY, TITANIUM, SYSTEMS, PLATE
Kocaeli University Affiliated:
The stability of segments after Le Fort I osteotomy first attracted the researcher's interest when the surgical concept was conceived. Prebent plates are the ultimate modification of plate systems in craniofacial surgery; they have two right angles and are available in different lengths for use in maxillary advancement surgery.