Inicial nasal mucosa detachment using piezoelectric device in the Le Fort I osteotomy: A technical note

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Elio Hitoshi Shinohara; Shajadi Carlos Pardo Kaba; Marcelo Martinson Ruiz; Fernando Kendi Horikawa;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Contemporary Clinical Dentistry,volume 4,issue 1,pages127-128 (issn: 0976-237X, eissn: 0976-2361)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0976-237X.111638, pmc: PMC3703686
  • Subject: RK1-715 | Dentistry | Maxillary osteotomy | Case Report | orthognathic surgery | piezosurgery

In maxillary Le Fort I type osteotomy the detachment of the nasal mucosa should be done carefully. Piezoelectric surgery contributed much to increase the safety of osteotomies, despite the initial advantage of minimizing the risk of injury in nervous tissue, mainly in b... View more
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