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Research & Reviews 164 results
The Cleft Palate-craniofacial Journal : Official Publicat... Netherton J, Horton J et. al.
Dec 31st, 2021 - To date, limited research has been carried out into the psychological impact of having a diagnosis of Apert syndrome (AS) and the life experiences of families living with this condition. The aim of the current study was to explore psychological ad...
Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Chauvel-Picard J, Allavena J et. al.
Oct 15th, 2021 - Many genetic diseases are responsible for a defect in the growth of the maxilla. Craniofacial syndromes such as Crouzon syndrome or Apert syndrome are typically associated with a major hypoplasia in the midface responsible for exophthalmos, leadin...
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...
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