PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, vol.141, no.4, pp.971-982, 2018 (SCI-Expanded)
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PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated:
Background: Gingivoperiosteoplasty can avoid secondary alveolar bone grafting in up to 60 percent of patients with a cleft. However, preoperative predictors of success have not been characterized. This study reports on the preoperative alveolar segment position most favorable for successful gingivoperiosteoplasty.