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Transverse sectioning and repositioning of the maxilla. There are three types: Le Fort I osteotomy for maxillary advancement or the treatment of maxillary fractures; Le Fort II osteotomy for the treatment of maxillary fractures; Le Fort III osteotomy for the treatment of maxillary fractures with fracture of one or more facial bones. Le Fort III is often used also to correct craniofacial dysostosis and related facial abnormalities. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p1203 & p662)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Osteotomy, Le Fort" by people in Profiles.
Three-Dimensional Analysis of Lip Asymmetry and Occlusal Cant Change After Two-Jaw Surgery. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Aug; 78(8):1356-1365.
Perioperative outcomes and management in midface advancement surgery: a multicenter observational descriptive study from the Pediatric Craniofacial Collaborative Group. Paediatr Anaesth. 2018 08; 28(8):710-718.
Laser-Assisted Indocyanine Green Imaging for Assessment of Perioperative Maxillary Perfusion During Le Fort I Osteotomy: A Pilot Study. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 12; 76(12):2630-2637.
Is Augmentation Required to Correct Malar Deficiency With Maxillary Advancement? J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 Jun; 76(6):1283-1290.
External Reference Nasal Pin for Orthognathic Maxillary Positioning: What Is the Proper Method of Placement? J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 Feb; 74(2):399.e1-9.