volume 40, issue 4, Pe119-e124 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.07.002
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Koichiro Ueki, Katsuhiko Okabe, Kohei Marukawa, Aya Mukozawa, Akinori Moroi, Mao Miyazaki, Kiyomasa Nakagawa, Etsuhide Yamamoto

Abstract: AbstractPurpose. The purpose of this study was to evaluate hypoesthesia of lower lip and bone formation using self-setting α-tricalcium phosphate (Biopex®) between the proximal and distal segments following sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO) with bent absorbable plate fixation.Subjects and Methods. The subjects were 40 patients (80 sides) who underwent bilateral SSRO setback surgery. They were divided into a Biopex® group (40 sides) and a control group (40 sides). The Biopex® was inserted into the anterior…

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