PURPOSE: The objective of this study was to describe the orthognathic surgery techniques for the treatment of occlusal anomalies in those patients who underwent complex maxillomandibular reconstruction with bony free flap. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The authors describe their personal technique developed over years of experience with reconstruction of mandibular defects with bony free flaps. RESULTS: The outcomes in these patients who were treated according to our surgical planning were completely satisfying, with a 100% stability of the treated bones. CONCLUSIONS: Orthognathic procedure on bony free flaps for the reconstruction of mandibular defects is nowadays accepted. Patients who underwent major mandibular destruction due to oncologic disease or trauma outcomes can now benefit from this technique. © 2010 by Mutaz B. Habal, MD.
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|Titolo:||Role of a new orthognathic surgery in maxillomandibular reconstruction by free flaps|
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