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Table 4 Characteristics of the included studies

From: The impact of surgery-first approach on the oral health-related quality of life: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study Country Institution Participants (N) type of malocclusion Outcomes Follow-ups after bonding Follow-ups after surgery
Park 2015 Korea Not reported SFA group: 9F, 2 M
CTM group: 12F, 3 M
skeletal Class III OQLQ 3 months, debonding
Huang 2016 China Department of Orthodontic at the Stomatology Hospital of Wen Zhou Medical University SFA group: 13F, 12 M
CTM group: 13F, 12 M
skeletal Class III OHIP-14 1, 6, 12, 18 months 1, 6, 12 months, debonding
Feu 2017 Brazil Rio de Janeiro State University SFA group: 8
CTM group: 8
skeletal Class III OQLQ,
1, 3, 6, 12, 24 months
Pelo 2016 Italy Department of Surgical Sciences for Head and Neck Diseases at Catholic University of Sacred Heart SFA group: 15
CTM group: 15
skeletal Class II/III OQLQ,
1 month, debonding
  1. Conventional Three-stage Method, CTM Surgery First Approach, SFA Number, N Female, F Male, M Orthognathic Quality of Life Questionnaire, OQLQ 14-item Oral Health Impact Profile, OHIP-14