maxillofacial injuries

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Summary: General or unspecified injuries involving the face and jaw (either upper, lower, or both).

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  1. Mouzakes J, Koltai P, Kuhar S, Bernstein D, Wing P, Salsberg E. The impact of airbags and seat belts on the incidence and severity of maxillofacial injuries in automobile accidents in New York State. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2001;127:1189-93 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the effect driver-side and passenger-side airbags have had on the incidence and severity of maxillofacial trauma in victims of automobile accidents...
  2. Hull A, Lowe T, Finlay P. The psychological impact of maxillofacial trauma: an overview of reactions to trauma. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2003;95:515-20 pubmed
    ..Both psychological and pharmacologic treatments have been shown to have efficacy; nevertheless, intervention by mental health professionals will not be required by all...
  3. Schaftenaar E, Bastiaens G, Simon E, Merkx M. Presentation and management of maxillofacial trauma in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. East Afr Med J. 2009;86:254-8 pubmed
    ..To describe the presentation and management of maxillofacial trauma...
  4. Adeyemo W, Ladeinde A, Ogunlewe M, James O. Trends and characteristics of oral and maxillofacial injuries in Nigeria: a review of the literature. Head Face Med. 2005;1:7 pubmed
    The etiology of maxillofacial injuries varies from one country to another and even within the same country depending on the prevailing socioeconomic, cultural and environmental factors...
  5. Okoje V, Alonge T, Oluteye O, Denloye O. Changing pattern of pediatric maxillofacial injuries at the Accident and Emergency Department of the University Teaching Hospital, Ibadan--a four-year experience. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2010;25:68-71 pubmed
    b>Maxillofacial injuries are common among polytraumatized patients, and in Nigeria, the incidence seems to be on the increase...
  6. Liang X, Tang Y, Luo E, Zhu G, Zhou H, Hu J, et al. Maxillofacial injuries caused by the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in China. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;67:1442-5 pubmed publisher
    To describe the pattern of maxillofacial injuries sustained by survivors of the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in the West China Hospital of Stomatology from May 12 to June 23, 2008.
  7. Malara P, Malara B, Drugacz J. Characteristics of maxillofacial injuries resulting from road traffic accidents--a 5 year review of the case records from Department of Maxillofacial Surgery in Katowice, Poland. Head Face Med. 2006;2:27 pubmed
    ..devices improving the safety in motor vehicles, traffic accidents are still among the main reasons of maxillofacial injuries. The maxillofacial injuries remain the serious clinical problem because of the specificity of this ..
  8. Ceallaigh P, Ekanaykaee K, Beirne C, Patton D. Diagnosis and management of common maxillofacial injuries in the emergency department. Part 1: Advanced trauma life support. Emerg Med J. 2006;23:796-7 pubmed
    b>Maxillofacial injuries are often seen in the emergency department. Fractures of the facial skeleton are commonly seen after assault, road traffic accidents, falls, and sporting injuries in a ratio mandibular:zygoma:maxillary of 6:2:1...
  9. Saddki N, Suhaimi A, Daud R. Maxillofacial injuries associated with intimate partner violence in women. BMC Public Health. 2010;10:268 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and pattern of maxillofacial injuries associated with intimate partner violence (IPV) in women treated at a single facility in Malaysia.

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  1. Roccia F, Diaspro A, Nasi A, Berrone S. Management of sport-related maxillofacial injuries. J Craniofac Surg. 2008;19:377-82 pubmed publisher
    ..Although the results of this study indicate a reduction in the total incidence of sports-related maxillofacial injuries, they also show an alarming secondary increase in trauma resulting from the most popular sport in Italy-..
  2. Al Khateeb T, Abdullah F. Craniomaxillofacial injuries in the United Arab Emirates: a retrospective study. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;65:1094-101 pubmed
    ..To analyze craniomaxillofacial injuries in selected hospitals in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)...
  3. Bakardjiev A, Pechalova P. Maxillofacial fractures in Southern Bulgaria - a retrospective study of 1706 cases. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2007;35:147-50 pubmed
    ..The present retrospective study investigated various types, aetiology, complications and methods of treatment of maxillofacial fractures managed in the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria...
  4. Zandi M, Khayati A, Lamei A, Zarei H. Maxillofacial injuries in western Iran: a prospective study. Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;15:201-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the epidemiology and mode of treatment of facial injuries in western Iran...
  5. Hussain O, Nayyar M, Brady F, Beirne J, Stassen L. Speeding and maxillofacial injuries: impact of the introduction of penalty points for speeding offences. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006;44:15-9 pubmed
    ..No changes were seen in the distribution or severity of maxillofacial injuries or in the pattern or severity of other injuries...
  6. Osunde O, Amole I, Ver or N, Akhiwu B, Adebola R, Iyogun C, et al. Pediatric maxillofacial injuries at a Nigerian teaching hospital: a three-year review. Niger J Clin Pract. 2013;16:149-54 pubmed publisher
    To determine the nature of pediatric maxillofacial injuries, according to etiology and characteristics of patients.
  7. Papakosta V, Koumoura F, Mourouzis C. Maxillofacial injuries sustained during soccer: incidence, severity and risk factors. Dent Traumatol. 2008;24:193-6 pubmed publisher
    A very popular sport worldwide, soccer generates a great number of maxillofacial injuries, mainly fractures, resulting in esthetic or functional problems...
  8. Cogbill T, Cothren C, Ahearn M, Cullinane D, Kaups K, Scalea T, et al. Management of maxillofacial injuries with severe oronasal hemorrhage: a multicenter perspective. J Trauma. 2008;65:994-9 pubmed publisher
    ..establishment and hemorrhage control may be difficult to achieve in patients with massive oronasal bleeding from maxillofacial injuries. This study was formulated to develop effective algorithms for managing these challenging injuries.
  9. Ramli R, Abdul Rahman R, Abdul Rahman N, Abdul Karim F, Krsna Rajandram R, Mohamad M, et al. Pattern of maxillofacial injuries in motorcyclists in Malaysia. J Craniofac Surg. 2008;19:316-21 pubmed publisher
    ..9%) followed by midface (25.7%) and a combination of the midface and lower face (15%) and others (12.4%). The most frequent other associated injuries recorded were orthopedic and head injuries...
  10. Subhashraj K, Nandakumar N, Ravindran C. Review of maxillofacial injuries in Chennai, India: a study of 2748 cases. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;45:637-9 pubmed
    We reviewed the medical records of 2748 patients treated for maxillofacial injuries at Sri Ramachandra Medical and Dental College and Hospital between January 1999 and December 2005...
  11. Chandra Shekar B, Reddy C. A five-year retrospective statistical analysis of maxillofacial injuries in patients admitted and treated at two hospitals of Mysore city. Indian J Dent Res. 2008;19:304-8 pubmed
    This study aims to provide a five-year retrospective statistical analysis of maxillofacial injuries in patients admitted and treated during 1 st January 1998 and 31 st December 2002 in two hospitals of Mysore city; to determine the age ..
  12. Oginni F, Ugboko V, Ogundipe O, Adegbehingbe B. Motorcycle-related maxillofacial injuries among Nigerian intracity road users. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006;64:56-62 pubmed
    We sought to determine the etiology and pattern of motorcycle-related maxillofacial injuries among intracity road users in Nigeria.
  13. Salonen E, Koivikko M, Koskinen S. Violence-related facial trauma: analysis of multidetector computed tomography findings of 727 patients. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2010;39:107-12 pubmed publisher
    ..The multidetector CT (MDCT) findings of facial trauma in victims of interpersonal violence were assessed...
  14. Leles J, dos Santos E, Jorge F, da Silva E, Leles C. Risk factors for maxillofacial injuries in a Brazilian emergency hospital sample. J Appl Oral Sci. 2010;18:23-9 pubmed
    b>Maxillofacial injuries occur in a significant number of trauma patients...
  15. Brookes C, Wang S, McWilliams J. Maxillofacial injuries in North American vehicle crashes. Eur J Emerg Med. 2003;10:30-4 pubmed
    ..The vehicle 'A' pillar as a source of injury is highlighted. Although there is no doubt that airbags save lives, the possible risks of powerful airbag deployment to small stature, out of position, vehicle occupants is discussed...
  16. Fasola A, Nyako E, Obiechina A, Arotiba J. Trends in the characteristics of maxillofacial fractures in Nigeria. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2003;61:1140-3 pubmed
    ..The study purpose was to assess the changes in the pattern of maxillofacial fractures in 2 different study periods...
  17. Adebayo E, Ajike O, Adekeye E. Analysis of the pattern of maxillofacial fractures in Kaduna, Nigeria. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2003;41:396-400 pubmed
    ..It is also difficult to compare data among centres because of inconsistent terminology...
  18. Motamedi M. An assessment of maxillofacial fractures: a 5-year study of 237 patients. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2003;61:61-4 pubmed
  19. Laski R, Ziccardi V, Broder H, Janal M. Facial trauma: a recurrent disease? The potential role of disease prevention. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;62:685-8 pubmed
  20. Al Ahmed H, Jaber M, Abu Fanas S, Karas M. The pattern of maxillofacial fractures in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: a review of 230 cases. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2004;98:166-70 pubmed
    b>Maxillofacial injuries constitute a substantial proportion of cases of trauma...
  21. Erol B, Tanrikulu R, Görgün B. Maxillofacial fractures. Analysis of demographic distribution and treatment in 2901 patients (25-year experience). J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2004;32:308-13 pubmed
    ..In addition, the use of internal fixation was evaluated in an effort to determine whether there were changes in using internal fixation techniques...
  22. Aziz S, Ziccardi V, Borah G. Current therapy: complications associated with rigid internal fixation of facial fractures. Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2005;26:565-71; quiz 572 pubmed
    ..Complication rates appear to be inversely proportional with operator skill and experience when using RIF...
  23. Kontio R, Suuronen R, Ponkkonen H, Lindqvist C, Laine P. Have the causes of maxillofacial fractures changed over the last 16 years in Finland? An epidemiological study of 725 fractures. Dent Traumatol. 2005;21:14-9 pubmed
    ..In 1997, maxillofacial fractures were slightly more common from June to August and from Friday to Sunday than at other times (45.2 and 50%, respectively)...
  24. Exadaktylos A, Eggensperger N, Eggli S, Smolka K, Zimmermann H, Iizuka T. Sports related maxillofacial injuries: the first maxillofacial trauma database in Switzerland. Br J Sports Med. 2004;38:750-3 pubmed
    ..New computer technology should have a major influence on accident analysis and prevention and the quality of research in the future...
  25. Gassner R, Tuli T, Hächl O, Moreira R, Ulmer H. Craniomaxillofacial trauma in children: a review of 3,385 cases with 6,060 injuries in 10 years. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;62:399-407 pubmed
    ..Trauma is the leading cause of diseases and death in children. The goal of this study was to assess the impact of the main causes of accidents among children resulting in pediatric craniomaxillofacial trauma...
  26. Ansari M. Maxillofacial fractures in Hamedan province, Iran: a retrospective study (1987-2001). J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2004;32:28-34 pubmed
    ..This study presents the various types, causes and incidence, along with their clinical management and associated complications of maxillofacial fractures at an emergency hospital in Hamedan, Iran...
  27. Saheeb B. Influence of positions on the incidence and severity of maxillofacial injuries in vehicular crashes [corrected]. West Afr J Med. 2003;22:146-9 pubmed
    The objective of this study was to determine the influence of positions on the incidence and severity of maxillofacial injuries in vehicular crashes. Two hundred and fifty cases of RTA were seen and studied from October 1999 to May, 2000...
  28. Onyeaso C, Adegbesan O. Oro-facial injury and mouthguard usage by athletes in Nigeria. Int Dent J. 2003;53:231-6 pubmed
    ..To determine the extent of awareness concerning mouthguard use for sports as well as the amount and type of oro-facial trauma associated with sporting activities among Nigerian athletes...
  29. Fasola A, Lawoyin J, Obiechina A, Arotiba J. Inner city maxillofacial fractures due to road traffic accidents. Dent Traumatol. 2003;19:2-5 pubmed
    ..Therefore, there is a need to stress the importance of common restraint devices and good road habits during these 'high risk' periods to reduce the incidence of maxillofacial fractures due to the road traffic accidents...
  30. Ellis E, Scott K. Assessment of patients with facial fractures. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2000;18:411-48, vi pubmed
    ..The fundamentals required to assess patients with fractures of the facial skeleton and to make appropriate referrals are provided...
  31. Le B, Dierks E, Ueeck B, Homer L, Potter B. Maxillofacial injuries associated with domestic violence. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2001;59:1277-83; discussion 1283-4 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to report the incidence, causes, and patterns of maxillofacial injury associated with domestic violence...
  32. Olasoji H, Tahir A, Arotiba G. Changing picture of facial fractures in northern Nigeria. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2002;40:140-3 pubmed
    ..Changing socioeconomic conditions are associated with an increase in assault-related facial fractures, but the predominantly affected age group, sex and site of fracture remain relatively constant...
  33. Odhiambo W, Guthua S, Macigo F, Akama M. Maxillofacial injuries caused by terrorist bomb attack in Nairobi, Kenya. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2002;31:374-7 pubmed
    ..This paper describes the pattern of maxillofacial injuries sustained after the August 1998 bomb blast that occurred in Nairobi, Kenya...
  34. Aksoy E, Unlü E, Sensoz O. A retrospective study on epidemiology and treatment of maxillofacial fractures. J Craniofac Surg. 2002;13:772-5 pubmed
    ..From such data, the ideal treatment method depends not only on the fracture type and localization but also the surgeon's experience and preference...
  35. Fasola A, Obiechina A, Arotiba J. Concomitant injuries in 531 patients with maxillofacial fractures. Afr J Med Med Sci. 2002;31:101-5 pubmed
    ..6%, chest injuries 1.9%, abdominal injuries 0.6% and urological injuries 0.5%. It is mandatory that the surgical team should be organised in the treatment of patients with concomitant injuries coexisting with maxillofacial fractures...
  36. Gassner R, Tuli T, Hächl O, Rudisch A, Ulmer H. Cranio-maxillofacial trauma: a 10 year review of 9,543 cases with 21,067 injuries. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2003;31:51-61 pubmed
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the effect of the five main causes of accidents resulting in facial injury on the severity of cranio-maxillofacial trauma...
  37. Bankole O, Fasola A, Denloye O. Oro-facial soft tissue injuries in Nigerian children: a five-year review. Afr J Med Med Sci. 2004;33:93-7 pubmed
    A review of 64 soft tissue maxillofacial injuries in 50 children seen and managed at the University College Hospital, Ibadan over a five-year period was made. The age range was from 3months to 15years...
  38. Ugboko V, Olasoji H, Ajike S, Amole A, Ogundipe O. Facial injuries caused by animals in northern Nigeria. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2002;40:433-7 pubmed
    ..One patient died of associated abdominal injuries after being trampled by a herd of cattle. There is a need for adequate protective measures to forstall animal-related incidents that could result in severe facial and other injuries...
  39. Gassner R, Ulmer H, Tuli T, Emshoff R. Incidence of oral and maxillofacial skiing injuries due to different injury mechanisms. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1999;57:1068-73 pubmed
    This study emphasizes the significance of maxillofacial injuries in skiing accidents, correlating injury mechanisms and patterns, by evaluating a large population of maxillofacial injuries over a 6-year period.
  40. Iida S, Kogo M, Sugiura T, Mima T, Matsuya T. Retrospective analysis of 1502 patients with facial fractures. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2001;30:286-90 pubmed
    ..7%). Isolated mandibular fractures were most common (56.9%), followed by isolated midface fractures (25.9%). The percentage of fractures involving both the midface and mandible was 6.7, and that of isolated alveolar fractures was 10.5...
  41. Reed B, Hale R. Training Australian military health care personnel in the primary care of maxillofacial wounds from improvised explosive devices. J R Army Med Corps. 2010;156:121-4 pubmed
  42. Zadik Y, Levin L. Referral practice of military corpsmen regarding dento-alveolar trauma. Dent Traumatol. 2008;24:366-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Special emphasis should be given to provide primary caregivers with the relevant education to improve their knowledge and ability of dealing dental trauma...
  43. Bassey G, Anyanechi C, Chukwuneke F. Civilian gunshot injuries to the oro-facial region in Calabar, south-south Nigeria, 2002-2006. Niger J Med. 2008;17:257-60 pubmed
  44. Adalarasan S, Mohan A, Pasupathy S. Prophylactic antibiotics in maxillofacial fractures: a requisite?. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21:1009-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study suggests that prophylactic antibiotic therapy may not alter the incidence of surgical wound infection...
  45. Bruckman K, Taub D, McNulty S. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy precipitated by maxillofacial surgery and general anesthesia: a case report and review of literature. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013;71:2039.e1-6 pubmed publisher
    ..It is intended that the present case serve as a guide for fellow surgeons to identify and manage this syndrome...
  46. Raoul G, Dujoncquoy J, Nicola J, Tison C, Wojcik T, Ferri J. Is transfacial Kirschner wire fixation still indicated in isolated zygomaticomaxillary complex fractures? Retrospective study of 216 cases in CHRU of Lille: epidemiology, therapeutic management, and results. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:1231-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This study also analyses epidemiological data of 4 million inhabitants (Nord-Pas-de-Calais region) in this trauma type...
  47. Laverick S, Siddappa P, Jones D. Patterns of emergency maxillofacial referrals and provision of services. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;47:99-101 pubmed publisher
    The rising number of maxillofacial injuries in the UK requires a reappraisal of emergency services within our specialty...
  48. Pigadas N, Whitley S, Roberts S, McAlister K, Ameerally P, Avery C. A randomized controlled trial on cross-infection control in maxillofacial trauma surgery: a comparison of intermaxillary fixation techniques. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008;37:716-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Rapid IMF is a safer alternative to wiring methods with significant reduction in glove perforation rates and is quicker to apply than conventional wiring techniques...
  49. Kotecha S, Scannell J, Monaghan A, Williams R. A four year retrospective study of 1,062 patients presenting with maxillofacial emergencies at a specialist paediatric hospital. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008;46:293-6 pubmed publisher
    To examine the nature of maxillofacial injuries that presented to the Birmingham Children's Hospital according to aetiology, incidence and characteristics of patients.
  50. Zahrani A. Augmentation in two stages of atrophic alveolar bone prior to dental rehabilitation: a case report. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2007;8:57-63 pubmed
    ..The aim of this report is to describe a significantly deficient case of alveolar bone that was managed by alveolar bone augmentation using a technique of distraction osteogensis and onlay bone grafting prior to dental implant placement...
  51. Allen E, Allen P. Trauma to an osseointegrated anterior dental implant: a case report. Dent Traumatol. 2006;22:44-7 pubmed
    ..This article presents a report on the outcome of a traumatic incident to an osseointegrated single tooth implant...
  52. Bouguila J, Zairi I, Khonsari R, Jablaoui Y, Hellali M, Adouani A. [Epidemiology of maxillofacial traumatology in Tunis]. Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac. 2008;109:353-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the epidemiology of maxillofacial trauma in Tunisia over a 10-year period...
  53. Lange F, Domergue S, Meziane J, Fassio E, Yachouh J. [Techniques of anastomoses issue from vascular surgery and apply to maxillofacial microsurgery]. Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2012;57:254-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This anastomosis is closed by a continuous suture. Authors expose the results of this technique applied to microvascular surgery in facial reconstruction...