volume 40, issue 3, P223-228 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.04.005
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Erik Nout, Jine S. van Bezooijen, Maarten J. Koudstaal, Jifke F. Veenland, Wim C.J. Hop, Eppo B. Wolvius, Karel G.H. van der Wal

Abstract: Patients with syndromic craniosynostosis suffering from shallow orbits due to midface hypoplasia can be treated with a Le Fort III advancement osteotomy. This study evaluates the influence of Le Fort III advancement on orbital volume, position of the infra-orbital rim and globe. In pre- and post-operative CT-scans of 18 syndromic craniosynostosis patients, segmentation of the left and right orbit was performed and the infra-orbital rim and globe were marked. By superimposing the pre- and post-operative scans a…

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