Do the changes in muscle mass, muscle direction, and rotations of the condyles that occur after sagittal split advancement osteotomies play a role in the aetiology of progressive condylar resorption?

G. J. Dicker*, J. A. Castelijns, D. B. Tuinzing, P. J. W. Stoelinga

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16 Citations (Web of Science)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)627-631
JournalInternational Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2015


  • Bilateral sagittal split osteotomy
  • Condylar position
  • Masseter muscle
  • Medial pterygoid muscle
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Muscle direction
  • Muscle size
  • Progressive condylar resorption
  • Relapse
  • Surgical mandibular advancement

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