volume 39, issue 8, P578-582 2011
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2010.12.003
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Jin-Young Choi, Jong-Wan Kim, Chung-Kyu Yoo, Pil-Young Yun, Seung-Hak Baek, Young-Kyun Kim

Abstract: In the case of a short AFH, P(L/DL)LA resorbable plates may not provide enough vertical stability in the maxillary position due to the muscle force. Facial height might be an important factor when deciding to use P(L/DL)LA resorbable plates for maxillary surgery.