Advertisement

Response to the Letter to the Editor regarding “Ambulatory sagittal split ramus osteotomy: strategy for enhanced recovery after surgery”

  • Y. Hattori
    Correspondence
    Correspondence to: Department of Plastic Surgery, Kanto Central Hospital, 6-25-1 Kamiyoga, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 158-8531, Japan. Fax: +81 3 3426 0326.
    Affiliations
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Kanto Central Hospital of the Mutual Aid Association of Public School Teachers, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Search for articles by this author
  • H. Uda
    Affiliations
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan

    Lilla Craniofacial Clinic Tokyo, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Search for articles by this author
  • A. Niu
    Affiliations
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Kanto Central Hospital of the Mutual Aid Association of Public School Teachers, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Search for articles by this author
  • K. Yoshimura
    Affiliations
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan
    Search for articles by this author
  • Y. Sugawara
    Affiliations
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan

    Lilla Craniofacial Clinic Tokyo, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Search for articles by this author
Published:November 12, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2022.11.004
      We would like to thank the authors of the Letter to the Editor for their interest in our article titled “Ambulatory sagittal split ramus osteotomy: strategy for enhanced recovery after surgery”.
      • Hattori Y.
      • Uda H.
      • Niu A.
      • Yoshimura K.
      • Sugawara Y.
      Ambulatory sagittal split ramus osteotomy: strategy for enhanced recovery after surgery.
      The authors of the Letter refer to an interesting study in which a sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO) was performed on 35 patients under local anaesthesia and intravenous sedation, thereby avoiding the need for general anaesthesia and a hospital stay.
      • Raffaini M.
      • Hernandez Alfaro F.
      • Ghilardi R.
      • Garcia
      • Lopez A.
      The sagittal mandibular osteotomy under local anesthesia and intravenous sedation: four years of multicenter experience.
      To read this article in full you will need to make a payment

      Purchase one-time access:

      Academic & Personal: 24 hour online accessCorporate R&D Professionals: 24 hour online access
      One-time access price info
      • For academic or personal research use, select 'Academic and Personal'
      • For corporate R&D use, select 'Corporate R&D Professionals'

      Subscribe:

      Subscribe to International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
      Already a print subscriber? Claim online access
      Already an online subscriber? Sign in
      Institutional Access: Sign in to ScienceDirect

      References

        • Hattori Y.
        • Uda H.
        • Niu A.
        • Yoshimura K.
        • Sugawara Y.
        Ambulatory sagittal split ramus osteotomy: strategy for enhanced recovery after surgery.
        Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2022; (Epub ahead of print)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2022.08.015
        • Raffaini M.
        • Hernandez Alfaro F.
        • Ghilardi R.
        • Garcia
        • Lopez A.
        The sagittal mandibular osteotomy under local anesthesia and intravenous sedation: four years of multicenter experience.
        Int J Adult Orthodon Orthognath Surg. 2002; 17: 267-271
        • Cangemi C.F.
        Administration of general anesthesia for outpatient orthognathic surgical procedures.
        J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011; 69: 798-807
        • Rastogi A.
        • Gyanesh P.
        • Nisha S.
        • Agarwal A.
        • Mishra P.
        • Tiwari A.K.
        Comparison of general anaesthesia versus regional anaesthesia with sedation in selected maxillofacial surgery: a randomized controlled trial.
        J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2014; 42: 250-254
        • Senel F.C.
        • Buchanan J.M.
        • Senel A.C.
        • Obeid G.
        Evaluation of sedation failure in the outpatient oral and maxillofacial surgery clinic.
        J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007; 65: 645-650
        • Raffaini M.
        • Perello R.
        • Conti M.
        • Hernandèz-Alfaro F.
        • Agostini T.
        A new hybrid technique for performing a safer bilateral sagittal split osteotomy: combining reciprocating saw and piezoelectric devices.
        Facial Plast Surg. 2018; 34: 419-422