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Long-term results of maxillomandibular advancement surgery in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome

  • G.W. Jaspers
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    Corresponding author at: Deventer Hospital, Nico Bolkensteinlaan 75, 7416 SE Deventer, The Netherlands. Tel.: +31 6 48189874.
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    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Deventer Hospital, Deventer, The Netherlands

    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Isala Clinics, Zwolle, The Netherlands
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  • A. Booij
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    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Isala Clinics, Zwolle, The Netherlands
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  • J. de Graaf
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    Department of Neurology, Isala Clinics, Zwolle, The Netherlands
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  • J. de Lange
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    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Isala Clinics, Zwolle, The Netherlands

    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery of the Academic Medical Centre of the University of Amsterdam/Academic Centre of Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), The Netherlands
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      Abstract

      This article describes the eight-year follow-up results of maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) in a cohort of patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). Results are promising by means of Apnoea Hypopnoea Index (AHI) and Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS).

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