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Research & Reviews 156 results
International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Lu X, Forte AJ et. al.
Aug 18th, 2021 - This study was performed to compare the orbital and peri-orbital morphological variations in Apert syndrome patients with different cranial vault suture synostosis, so as to provide an anatomic basis for individualized surgical planning. Computed ...
The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; Kilcoyne S, Luscombe C et. al.
Jul 27th, 2021 - Apert syndrome (AS) is caused by the heterozygous presence of 1 of 2 specific missense mutations of the fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) gene. The 2 adjacent substitutions, designated p.Ser252Trp (S252W) and p.Pro253Arg (P253R), account...
The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; Raposo-Amaral CE, Oliveira YM et. al.
Jul 16th, 2021 - Presenting a wide clinical spectrum and large variety of clinical features, successful treatment of Apert syndrome necessitates performance of sequential multiple surgeries before a patient's facial skeleton growth is complete.The objective of thi...
The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; van de Lande LS, O'Sullivan E et. al.
Jul 15th, 2021 - Patients with Apert syndrome experience midfacial hypoplasia, hypertelorism, and downslanting palpebral fissures which can be corrected by midfacial bipartition distraction with rigid external distraction device. Quantitative studies typically foc...
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Lu X, Forte AJ et. al.
Jun 29th, 2021 - Little is known about the detailed growth of the cranial fossae, even though they provide an important structural connection between the cranial vault and the facial skeleton. This study details the morphologic development of isolated cranial vaul...
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