Table 1

Demographic data of the included studies

Author, yearCountry, place of study+years of interventionStudy designSample*GenderAge (years), mean±SDDental
classes I, II and III
Type of OSA: moderate or severeEvaluation: 3D or 2DType of surgery: MMA or MMA+Gp
Fairburn et al ,17 2007University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA, 2000–2003Rn=20M: 13
F: 7
Jones et al,18 2010University of Adelaide, Australia, 2002–2004Rn=20NANANASevere2DMMA±Gp
Ronchi et al,19 2013Sant’Anna Hospital Como, Italy, San Raffaele Hospital, MilanRn=15M: 11 
F: 4
42.3±9.5I: 5
II: 9
III: 1
Bianchi et al,20 2014Sant'Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy, 2008–2011Rn=10M: 10 
F: 0
Schendel et al,21 2014Stanford University, Stanford, California, USARn=10M: 8
F: 2
46.4±9.7I: 2
II: 8
Hsieh et al,22 2014Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, TaiwanPn=16M: 12
F: 4
33±7.9I: 1
II: 15
Veys et al,23 2017Bruges, Belgium, January–December 2015Pn=11 (only six assessed: pts 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 and 11M: 8
F: 3
44.7±9.5NAModerate to severe3DMMA±Gp
de Ruiter et al,24 2017Academic Medical Centre of the University of Amsterdam, 2011–2015Rn=62M: 54
F: 8
54 (47–61)NASevere2DMMA
  • *In the sample of Veys et al,23 only six pts were assessed out of 11.

  • F, female; Gp, genioplasty; M, male; MMA, maxillomandibular advancement; NA, not assessed by the authors; P, prospective; pt, patient; R, retrospective.