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Application of 3D Simulation Surgery to Orthognathic Surgery of Hemimandibular Hypoplasia

Jin Hoo Park, Young-Soo Jung, Sun-Mo Kwon, Jae-Seok Lim, Hwi-Dong Jung
2016 Journal of International Society for Simulation Surgery  
Traditionally 2D cephalometric analysis has been used for diagnosis and treatment of maxillofacial deformities. However, 2D has some limitations in diagnosis and treatment planning especially facial asymmetry cases. The most weakness of 2D is overlapping and unpredictability. Today 3D treatment tools are used by many maxillofacial surgeons. 3D treatment tools can show ungarbled facial anatomy and do virtual surgery. The aim of this report is to present usefulness of using 3D analysis and
more » ... analysis and virtual orthognathic surgery for severe facial asymmetry patients. Key WordsZZFacial asymmetry ㆍHemimandibular hypoplasia ㆍOrthognatic surgery ㆍThree-dimensional surgery ㆍ Simulation surgery.
doi:10.18204/jissis.2016.3.2.069 fatcat:33uduf7gavd4tbtazeygtsf7ie