Simultaneously advancing and medializing the orbital segments in a stable bone bloc constitutes a major advancement in craniofacial surgery. Monobloc bipartition enables destigmatization of the syndromic face by correcting the abnormal orbital axis and interorbital distance. The authors stratified this complex surgical approach into five major steps to facilitate a holistic understanding of the surgical sequence. The rationale for latency and activation periods and the advantages and disadvantages of this technique are described.
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São Paulo, Brazil
From the Institute of Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery, SOBRAPAR Hospital, Campinas; and the Department of Neurology, University of Campinas.
Received for publication July 8, 2018; accepted January 15, 2019.
Disclosure:The authors have no financial interest to declare in relation to the content of this article. No funding was received for this article.
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Cassio Eduardo Raposo-Amaral, M.D., Ph.D., Institute of Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery, SOBRAPAR Hospital, Av. Adolpho Lutz, 100, Caixa Postal: 6028, Campinas, São Paulo 13084-880, Brazil, firstname.lastname@example.org, Instagram: @cassio.raposo