volume 41, issue 5, P408-411 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.11.006
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Limin Ma, Xiangdong Qi, Jianzeng Qin, Shizhen Zhong, Bin Zhang, Yu Zhang, Hong Xia

Abstract: After osteotomy, the variation in force exerted by the closing and opening muscle groups of the jaw is one of the major factors affecting mandibular stability. FEA is a promising strategy in pre-surgical planning for improving surgical success and reducing complications.