Mandibular Growth Anomalies: Terminology - Aetiology Diagnosis - Treatment by Hugo L. ObwegeserMandibular Growth Anomalies: Terminology - Aetiology Diagnosis - Treatment by Hugo L. Obwegeser

Mandibular Growth Anomalies: Terminology - Aetiology Diagnosis - Treatment

byHugo L. ObwegeserForeword byW.R. Proffit

Hardcover | October 17, 2000

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Was ever a foreword requested for God's words? It is not trey had recommended me to pay a visit to Zurich. I indecent to write a preface for Hugo's "Growing Man­ could not do this at that time, but I must say that after my first visit to him in 1968 I deeply felt that I had lost dible"? After training in the Jaw's Old Testament, Hugo is writing the New One that he taught for 40 years long. years by not being familiar with his various easy ways of Indeed, the last decade has been fertile in mechanical handling the mandible. gadgets which have made diagnosis and surgery easier, such as, accurate CT 3-D images, and absorbable plating Tact: December 1967 or osteodistraction, which brings a fine touch to treat­ A "peer review committee" had been invited to Foch ment timing in children. However, all of this does not Hospital for a debate on the validity of the newly born encompass the intellectual process, basic principles, craniofacial surgery. Demonstrations were provided for tactics and procedures.
Title:Mandibular Growth Anomalies: Terminology - Aetiology Diagnosis - TreatmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:451 pagesPublished:October 17, 2000Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I The Basics.- How I Became a Cranio-maxillofacial Surgeon.- 1 Introduction.- 2 Aetiology of Jaw Anomalies.- 3 Parts of the Facial Skeleton.- 4 Documentation for Diagnosis, Treatment Planning and Follow-up...- 5 Scintigraphy, a Diagnostic and Treatment Planning Aid.- 6 Principles in Treatment Planning of Facial Skeletal Anomalies.- 7 Philosophy of Corrective Surgery Planning.- 8 Mandibular Asymmetries.- 9 What Do We Know About Growth of the Mandible.- 10 Clinical Experience Regarding the Influence of the Condyle on the Growth of the Mandible.- II Condylar Hyperactivity.- 11 Condylar Hyperactivity.- 12 Hemimandibular Hyperplasia (H.H.)..- 13 Hemimandibular Elongation (H.E.)...- 14 Hybrid (Mixed) Forms of H.H. and H.E..- 15 Bilateral Combination Forms.- 16 Hemifacial Hyperplasia.- 17 Mandibular Growth Anomalies in Acromegaly.- 18 Histology of Condyles in Mandibular Growth Anomalies.- III Principal Surgical Procedures.- 19 Principal Standard Operation Techniques and Instruments.- 20 The Sagittal Splitting of the Mandible Procedure.- 21 The Le Fort I-Type Mobilization Procedure.- 22 The Transoral Chin Correction.- 23 Masseter Muscle Hypertrophy and Bony Surplus.- 24 Tongue Reduction.- 25 Instruments.- References.