A comparative CT evaluation of pharyngeal airway changes in class III patients receiving bimaxillary surgery or mandibular setback surgery


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Degerliyurt K., Ueki K., Hashiba Y., Marukawa K., Nakagawa K., Yamamoto E.

ORAL SURGERY ORAL MEDICINE ORAL PATHOLOGY ORAL RADIOLOGY AND ENDODONTOLOGY, vol.105, no.4, pp.495-502, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study was to compare the morphologic changes of the upper airway space in Class III patients who underwent mandibular setback or bimaxillary surgery ( maxillary advancement and mandibular setback) by computed tomography at 2 levels: soft palate and base of tongue.