JOURNAL OF SHANGHAI JIAOTONG UNIVERSITY (MEDICAL SCIENCE) ›› 2020, Vol. 40 ›› Issue (10): 1315-1317.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2020.10.001

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Some considerations about the development of modern orthognathic surgery

QIU Wei-liu   

  1. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, College of Stomatology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine; National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases, Shanghai 200011, China
  • Online:2020-10-28 Published:2020-11-27

Abstract: This article discusses the development and concept of modern orthognathic surgery from four aspects: modern orthognathology must have the participation of orthodontist; modern orthognathic surgery has a wide range of disciplines and involves many disciplines; orthognathic surgery, craniofacial surgery, and craniomaxillofacial surgery have their own characteristics; whether orthognathic and craniofacial surgery can be integrated together.

Key words: orthognathic surgery, craniofacial surgery, craniomaxillofacial surgery, integrative medicine

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