Maxillary distraction osteogenesis versus orthognathic surgery for cleft lip and palate patients
Editorial Group: Cochrane Oral Health Group
Published Online: 28 FEB 2013
Copyright © 2013 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
How to Cite
Kloukos D, Fudalej P, Sequeira-Byron P, Katsaros C. Maxillary distraction osteogenesis versus orthognathic surgery for cleft lip and palate patients (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD010403. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010403.
- Publication Status: New
- Published Online: 28 FEB 2013
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
To provide evidence regarding the effects and long-term results of maxillary distraction osteogenesis compared to orthognathic surgery for the treatment of hypoplastic maxilla in patients with cleft lip and palate. The following aspects will be considered: soft and hard tissue changes, surgical stability/relapse, speech outcomes, velopharyngeal function, psychological adjustment and clinical morbidities.