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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Studies reporting epistaxis as a complication after Le Fort osteotomy

Study Article type No. of patients Age group (yr) Surgical approach No. of patients with epistaxis Postoperative onset of epistaxis
Williams et al.15 Retrospective study 120 22-39 SARPE 7 1 hour to 7 days
Lanigan et al.13 Questionnaire NM 18-23 Le Fort I osteotomy 5 18 hours to 10 days
de Mol van Otterloo et al.16 Retrospective study 410 NM Le Fort I osteotomy, SARPE 3 Several days
Eshghpour et al.17 Prospective study 114 18-30 Le Fort I osteotomy 2 First 24 hours
Avelar et al.18 Case report 1 20 Le Fort I osteotomy 1 9 weeks
Park et al.19 Case report 1 30 Le Fort I osteotomy 1 3 weeks
Mehra et al.14 Case report 1 25 SARPE 1 11 days
Solomons and Blumgart2 Case report 1 20 Le Fort I osteotomy 1 One month

(NM: not mentioned, SARPE: surgically-assisted rapid palatal expansion)

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