Clinical StudiesThe Use of Piezosurgery in GenioplastyRullo, Rosario MD, DDS; Festa, Vincenzo Maria DDS, PhD; Rullo, Francesco DDS, PhD; Trosino, Oreste DDS, PhD; Cerone, Vincenzo DDS; Gasparro, Roberta DDS, PhD; Laino, Luigi DDS, PhD; Sammartino, Gilberto MD, DDSAuthor Information *Second University of Naples †Department of Oral Surgery and Implantology, University of Naples Federico II, Naples ‡Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia Italy. Address correspondence and reprint requests to Gilberto Sammartino, MD, DDS, Professor of Oral Surgery and Implantology, Via Pansini 5, University of Naples Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy; E-mail: email@example.com Received 3 November, 2015 Accepted 15 December, 2015 The authors report no conflicts of interest. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery: March 2016 - Volume 27 - Issue 2 - p 414-415 doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000002473 Buy Metrics Abstract The aim of this study was to compare the postoperative complications during genioplasty using piezosurgery devices or traditional rotating drills. Forty patients underwent genioplasty to solve their chin anomalies. This study showed that, using piezosurgery, pain and swelling were reduced compared to the traditional technique in the immediate postoperative period of healing (within 15 days). Paresthesia was observed in all patients up to 15th postoperative day, independently of the used surgical technique, but at the sixth postoperative month it was completely absent. © 2016 by Mutaz B. Habal, MD.