LeFort I Osteotomy

  • S. A. Wolfe
  • Samuel Berkowitz
  • Samuel Berkowitz
  • Samuel Berkowitz


Not long ago, maxillary advancement seemed a formidable procedure to many surgeons. Cleft patients with Class III malocclusion often were treated by the more familiar method of mandibular setback, even though the problem, by clinical and cephalometric examination, could be shown to be in the maxilla.


Bone Graft Palatal Mucosa Anterior Open Bite Occlusal Splint Anterior Maxilla 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. A. Wolfe
    • 1
  • Samuel Berkowitz
    • 2
  • Samuel Berkowitz
    • 3
  • Samuel Berkowitz
    • 4
  1. 1.Division of Plastic SurgeryMiami Children’s HospitalMiamiUSA
  2. 2.Department of OrthodonticsCollege of Dentistry, University of IllinoisChicagoUSA
  3. 3.South Florida Cleft Palate ClinicUniversity of Miami School of MedicineMiamiUSA
  4. 4.Craniofacial Anomalies ProgramMiami Children’s HospitalMiamiUSA

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