The relationship between fixation method and early central condylar sagging after bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy in orthognathic surgery

Berköz Ö., Karaali S., Kozanoğlu E., Akalın B. E., Çeri A., Barış Ş., ...More

JOURNAL OF CRANIO-MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.48, no.10, pp.928-932, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jcms.2020.07.017
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.928-932
  • Keywords: Condylar sag, Double jaw surgery, Orthognathic surgery, Rigid fixation, Sagittal split ramus osteotomy, Single screw, MANDIBULAR SETBACK, RIGID FIXATION, POSITION, DISPLACEMENT, STABILITY, ADVANCEMENT, SEGMENTS, RELAPSE
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: There is no consensus about the ideal fixation methods and their effects on the condyle after the sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO) procedure. The aim of this study was to compare the incidence, clinical presentation, and treatment of condylar sagging between different fixation methods following SSRO.