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TECHNICAL NOTE
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 82-84

Paramedian unilateral Le Fort I osteotomy


1 The Taulins Clinic, Centre for Cranio-Maxillofacial and Reconstructive Surgery, Bangalore, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sri Sai College of Dental Surgery, Vikarabad, Telangana, India

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David P Tauro
"The Taulins Clinic", Centre for Cranio-Maxillofacial and Reconstructive Surgery, # 106, Level 1, Heritage 4, Basavnagar, Bangalore
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2231-0746.161082

PMID: 26389040

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A novel maxillary osteotomy is designed which is a technical modification of the standard Le Fort I osteotomy, termed the paramedian unilateral Le Fort I osteotomy. This technique has been used to correct an anterior open bite in a given patient based on the current clinical scenario as described, secondary to post ankylosis surgery. Its use may be extrapolated to various clinical situations to correct occlusal discrepancies including distraction osteogenesis.


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