Role of solid model simulation surgery for hemifacial microsomia

Yoshiaki Sakamoto, Hisao Ogata, Hideo Nakajima, Kazuo Kishi, Teruo Sakamoto, Takenobu Ishii

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Distraction osteogenesis is now a standard procedure for hemifacial microsomia, and various methods have been described. However, it is sometimes difficult to obtain the horizontal occlusal plane and facial symmetry. This brief communication describes and discusses the usefulness of solid model simulation surgery for hemifacial microsomia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)623-626
Number of pages4
JournalCleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2013 Sep 1



  • Distraction osteogenesis
  • Hemifacial microsomia
  • Simulation surgery
  • Solid model

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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