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Le Fort I osteotomy

Le Fort I osteotomy

Le Fort I osteotomy: Le Fort I osteotomy is bone surgery to straighten or realign the upper jaw, often to bring the middle of the face forward. The upper jaw is separated from the skull, moved into the desired position, and held in place with screws.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Le Fort I osteotomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Le Fort I osteotomy:

  • Upper jaw trauma (e.g. cancer, injury)
  • Undesirable jaw structure
  • Congenital jaw deformity
  • Protruding or retracted jaw
  • Off-center jaw

Anesthetic Requirements for Le Fort I osteotomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Le Fort I osteotomy may include:

  • General anesthetic

Procedure Complications: Le Fort I osteotomy

Possible surgical complications of Le Fort I osteotomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Le Fort I osteotomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.

Le Fort I osteotomy: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Le Fort I osteotomy: One to two months.

Le Fort I osteotomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Le Fort I osteotomy) include:

  • Maxillary surgery
  • Maxillary osteotomy
  • Upper Jaw surgery

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