The clinical and radiographical characteristics of zygomatic complex fractures: a comparison between the surgically and non-surgically treated patients

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The clinical and radiographical characteristics of zygomatic complex fractures: a comparison between the surgically and non-surgically treated patients

Background : The aim of this study was to retrospectively review and analyse the clinical and radiographical differences between surgically and non-surgically treated patients with zygomatic complex fractures over a…

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Visual recovery following emergent orbital decompression in traumatic retrobulbar haemorrhage—case report

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Visual recovery following emergent orbital decompression in traumatic retrobulbar haemorrhage—case report

Background and objectives: Retrobulbar haemorrhage is an uncommon, but potentially devastating complication associated with facial trauma. The rapid increase in orbital pressure can cut off perfusion to vital ocular structures,…

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The impact of maxillofacial trauma scoring systems in predicting maxillofacial injury severity in developing countries

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The impact of maxillofacial trauma scoring systems in predicting maxillofacial injury severity in developing countries

Background and objectives : Injury scoring systems are useful in assessment, grading and predicting injury severity of the trauma patient. Scoring systems for maxillofacial trauma are however not in popular…

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A 10-year (2002–2011) retrospective review of 1786 patients and 2212 maxillofacial fractures treated surgically at Coimbra University Hospital, Portugal

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A 10-year (2002–2011) retrospective review of 1786 patients and 2212 maxillofacial fractures treated surgically at Coimbra University Hospital, Portugal

The aim of the present study was to analyse the patterns and treatment modalities of maxillofacial fractures treated surgically during the last decade at the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery of…

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Porous polyethylene reconstruction of orbital floor and roof defects – clinical and radiological evaluation

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Porous polyethylene reconstruction of orbital floor and roof defects – clinical and radiological evaluation

Aim : The aim of this study was to evaluate clinically and radiologically the use of high porous polyethylene (Medpor) for reconstruction of post-traumatic orbital roof and floor defects. Patients…

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Etiology and alcohol influence in patients surgically treated for maxillofacial fractures at San José Hospital, North Area of Santiago, Chile

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Etiology and alcohol influence in patients surgically treated for maxillofacial fractures at San José Hospital, North Area of Santiago, Chile

Background : In Chile maxillofacial trauma has increased its prevalence and complexity in the last years, being the third cause of death in young population between the second and fourth…

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A descriptive study of sequelaes after surgical treatment of maxillofacial fractures at San Jose Hospital, North Area of Santiago, Chile

Jan 20, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A descriptive study of sequelaes after surgical treatment of maxillofacial fractures at San Jose Hospital, North Area of Santiago, Chile

Background : The sequelaes of treatment for maxillofacial fractures are commonly associated to great morbidity, lost of function and aesthetics compromise among others that is why is important to understand…

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