jaw fractures

Summary

Summary: Fractures of the upper or lower jaw.

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  1. Duan J, YAO Y. [Clinical results of 46 patients with jaw fractures but delayed management]. Shanghai Kou Qiang Yi Xue. 2004;13:146, 149 pubmed
    46 cases with jaw fractures but delayed management were reviewed, the time, causes of delayed treatment and outcomes were analyzed retrospectively. The delayed time to treatment was between 2 to 12 days. The causes of delay were multiple...
  2. Pigadas N, Oliver R. Common facial fractures: 2. management. Dent Update. 2006;33:413-6, 418-20 pubmed
    ..This, the second of three articles, highlights the management of facial fractures and the GDP's role in this...
  3. Cousin G. Wire-free fixation of jaw fractures. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;47:521-4 pubmed publisher
    Stainless steel wire is often used in the management of jaw fractures to provide intraoperative or postoperative intermaxillary fixation (IMF)...
  4. Oji C. Jaw fractures in Enugu, Nigeria, 1985-95. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1999;37:106-9 pubmed
    A retrospective analysis of 900 patients with jaw fractures of the facial bones during the period January 1985 - December 1995 indicated that 747(83%) resulted from road traffic accidents, 75(8.4%) from interpersonal violence, 39(4...
  5. Olasoji H, Tahir A, Bukar A. Jaw fractures in Nigerian children: an analysis of 102 cases. Cent Afr J Med. 2002;48:109-12 pubmed
    To present the prevalence and pattern of jaw fractures in children aged 15 years and below attending two hospitals serving as referral centres for facial injuries in North Eastern Nigeria.
  6. Diab M, elBadrawy H. Intrusion injuries of primary incisors. Part II: Sequelae affecting the intruded primary incisors. Quintessence Int. 2000;31:335-41 pubmed
    ..This article will review the possible sequelae affecting primary incisors following their intrusion...
  7. Gerds T, Lauridsen E, Ahrensburg S, Andreasen J. The dental trauma internet calculator. Dent Traumatol. 2012;28:351-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Prediction tools are increasingly used to inform patients about the future dental health outcome. Advanced statistical methods are required to arrive at unbiased predictions based on follow-up studies...
  8. Majorana A, Pasini S, Bardellini E, Keller E. Clinical and epidemiological study of traumatic root fractures. Dent Traumatol. 2002;18:77-80 pubmed
    ..Adjacent teeth and those in the opposing arch should not be ignored. Treatment is multidisciplinary, requiring surgical, orthodontic, operative and prosthetic compliance. Periodic check-up is essential...
  9. Reiter A, Lewis J, Rawlinson J, Gracis M. Hemisection and partial retention of carnassial teeth in client-owned dogs. J Vet Dent. 2005;22:216-26 pubmed
    ..It was concluded that resection of a portion of a tooth can be a useful treatment for periodontally and/or endodontically involved carnassial teeth that are affected individually or located adjacent to a jaw fracture in dogs...

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  1. Yokoo S, Komori T, Furudoi S, Shibuya Y, Tateishi C, Hashikawa K, et al. Orthognathic surgery for occlusal reconstruction of old malunited jaw fracture. Kobe J Med Sci. 2006;52:37-47 pubmed
    Old malunited jaw fractures of nine patients who underwent orthognathic surgery for occlusal reconstruction were clinically evaluated...
  2. Li Z, Ongodia D, Wu Z, Li Z. Clinical characteristics and treatment of superolateral dislocation of the mandibular condyle. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013;42:1575-81 pubmed publisher
    ..69 months). Satisfactory functional outcomes were achieved in these cases. The results of this study indicate that superolateral dislocation of the condyle assumes many forms, and the treatment depends on the presence of fractures. ..
  3. Smith K, Kruger E, Tennant M. A four-year retrospective study of adult hospitalization for oral diseases in Western Australia. Aust Dent J. 2006;51:312-7 pubmed
    ..This analysis provides an insight into bed demand for adults for oral health related conditions in Western Australia...
  4. Coutinho T, Cajazeira M. Retrospective study on the occurrence of primary incisor trauma in preschool children of a low-income area in Brazil. Eur J Paediatr Dent. 2011;12:159-62 pubmed
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the occurrence of trauma in primary incisors in a sample of preschool Brazilian children living in a low-income area of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...
  5. Hohlweg Majert B, Schmelzeisen R, Pfeiffer B, Schneider E. Significance of osteoporosis in craniomaxillofacial surgery: a review of the literature. Osteoporos Int. 2006;17:167-79 pubmed
    ..Special attention should be given to osteoporosis during fracture treatment...
  6. Kharkar V, Kini Y, Kannur J. A novel versatile technique for achieving buccolingual intermaxillary fixation. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;40:543-4 pubmed publisher
    ..This new technique seems to be a simple, efficient and rapid modality to achieve intermaxillary fixation...
  7. Gironda M, Der Martirosian C, Abrego M, Black E, Leathers R, Atchison K. A qualitative study of hardiness and social support among underserved, inner-city minority adults recovering from oral surgery. Soc Work Health Care. 2006;43:29-51 pubmed
    ..Main themes related to hardiness and social support are highlighted with verbatim quotes providing additional context to the theme presented...
  8. Cope D. Clinical update: a nonhealing fractured mandible. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2005;9:685-7 pubmed
    ..7. Fluconazole 200 mg initially, then 100 mg QD. 8. Other potential systemic antifungals include itraconazole or ketoconazole. 9. Antivirals, if required: 10. Acyclovir 400 mg BID. 11. Valacyclovir hydrochloride 500 mg to 2g BID...
  9. Zadik Y. Oral trauma and dental emergency management recommendations of first-aid textbooks and manuals. Dent Traumatol. 2007;23:304-6 pubmed
    ..The insufficient information of oral trauma management in these first-aid texts partly explains the previous reports of poor and inadequate knowledge in that topic among medics, teachers and the general public...
  10. McAllister B, Gaffaney T. Distraction osteogenesis for vertical bone augmentation prior to oral implant reconstruction. Periodontol 2000. 2003;33:54-66 pubmed
  11. Deng K, Wu B, Sun J. [The value of three-dimensional helical CT imaging in the diagnosis of maxillofacial fractures]. Hua Xi Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2001;32:123-5 pubmed
    ..To assess the diagnostic value of three-dimensional (3D) helical CT imaging in the cases of maxillofacial fractures...
  12. Kassan A, Lalloo R, Kariem G. A retrospective analysis of gunshot injuries to the maxillo-facial region. SADJ. 2000;55:359-63 pubmed
    ..The postoperative sepsis rate was high (19%). The wounding effects of these low-velocity missile injuries are devastating and pose a treatment challenge to the maxillo-facial surgeon...
  13. Uckan S, Haydar S, Dolanmaz D. Alveolar distraction: analysis of 10 cases. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2002;94:561-5 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate intraoperative and postoperative complications of alveolar distraction and outcome...
  14. Jonas L, Fulda G, Radeck C, Henkel K, Holzhüter G, Mathieu H. Biodegradation of titanium implants after long-time insertion used for the treatment of fractured upper and lower jaws through osteosynthesis: element analysis by electron microscopy and EDX or EELS. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2001;25:375-83 pubmed
    Twelve patients underwent an osteosynthesis with titanium to treat upper and lower jaw fractures. Six to 12 months later, the miniplates were removed...
  15. Wang L, Wei J, He L, Cao M, Cao J, Liu Y, et al. Dentists' role in treating facial injuries sustained in the 2008 earthquake in China: how dental professionals can contribute to emergency response. J Am Dent Assoc. 2009;140:543-9 pubmed
    ..In this article, they analyze data about the earthquake-related facial injuries and assess dentistry's role in treating them...
  16. Sidramesh M, Chaturvedi P, Chaukar D, D Cruz A. Spontaneous bilateral fracture of the mandible: a case report and review of literature. J Cancer Res Ther. 2010;6:324-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We describe a case of spontaneous fracture of the mandible in an elderly lady with a review on possible mechanisms that can result in such fractures...
  17. Cui J, Chen L, Guan X, Ye L, Wang H, Liu L. Surgical planning, three-dimensional model surgery and preshaped implants in treatment of bilateral craniomaxillofacial post-traumatic deformities. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014;72:1138.e1-14 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of the present study was to explore the treatment and outcomes of bilateral craniomaxillofacial post-traumatic deformities with surgical planning, 3-dimensional (3D) model surgery, and preshaped implants...
  18. Gerbino G, Roccia F, De Gioanni P, Berrone S. Maxillofacial trauma in the elderly. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1999;57:777-82; discussion 782-3 pubmed
    ..This article gives a general description of the incidence, causes, and complexity of maxillofacial fractures in the elderly and discusses whether modification is required in assessment, surgical indications, and techniques in such cases...
  19. Pashinian G, Arutiunov S, Aiob F, Grigorian A, Romodanovskiĭ P, Dallakian V. [Criteria for expert evaluation of mechanism of lower jaw fractures]. Sud Med Ekspert. 2003;46:3-5 pubmed
    ..Criteria of the expert evaluation of an impact point and direction of action of a traumatic force are depicted with due respect for a type, specific features and fracture location...
  20. Schatz J, Joho J, Dietschi D. Treatment of luxation traumatic injuries: definition and classification in the literature. Pract Periodontics Aesthet Dent. 2000;12:781-6; quiz 788 pubmed
    ..This article reviews various types of dentoalveolar traumatic injuries and discusses commonly incorporated treatment modalities...
  21. Serman N, Horrell B. Fractures: know your radiographic anatomy. Dent Today. 2002;21:72-5 pubmed
  22. Andreasen J, Andreasen F, Skeie A, Hjørting Hansen E, Schwartz O. Effect of treatment delay upon pulp and periodontal healing of traumatic dental injuries -- a review article. Dent Traumatol. 2002;18:116-28 pubmed
    ..These treatment guidelines are based on very limited evidence from the literature and should be revised as soon as more evidence about the effect of treatment delay becomes available...
  23. Kummoona R. Management of maxillofacial injuries in Iraq. J Craniofac Surg. 2011;22:1561-6 pubmed publisher
    ..With the techniques used, results from managing these cases were satisfactory...
  24. Amar A, Cox C. Intimate partner violence: implications for critical care nursing. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2006;18:287-96 pubmed
    ..Effective nursing care in IPV combines the traditional critical care nursing skills synergistically with provision for the biopsychosocial needs of patients...
  25. Chrcanovic B. Factors influencing the incidence of maxillofacial fractures. Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012;16:3-17 pubmed publisher
    ..As it is necessary to determine trends to help guide the development of new methods of injury prevention, preventative measures are also discussed...
  26. Widar F, Kashani H, Kanagaraja S, Dahlin C, Rasmusson L. A retrospective evaluation of iatrogenic dental root damage with predrilled vs drill-free bone anchor screws for intermaxillary fixation. Dent Traumatol. 2012;28:127-31 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to retrospectively evaluate iatrogenic dental root damage, caused by two different techniques that utilized bone anchor screws, for intermaxillary fixation (IMF) in orofacial trauma...
  27. Hardwick L, James R. Domestic abuse--an underreported problem in general dental practice?. Dent Update. 2013;40:550-2, 554 pubmed
    ..The objective of this paper is to discuss the aetiology, history and presentation of patients who have been subjected to domestic abuse, and to help provide a strategy for their management...
  28. Bassey G, Anyanechi C, Chukwuneke F. Maxillofacial injuries in Calabar south-south, Nigeria: a 5 year study of jawbone fractures. Niger J Med. 2011;20:245-9 pubmed
  29. Bartoszcze Tomaszewska M, Tomaszewski T, Załeski P, Woronko P, Rahnama M. [Maxillo-facial skeletal traumas in farmers in Central-Eastern region of Poland (Part II)]. Wiad Lek. 2004;57:301-5 pubmed
    ..4%). Upper facial skeleton was fractured in 37.2% of cases. In 14.4% of cases multi-fractures of facial skeleton were diagnosed. Injuries frequently accompanied the mandible fractures and multi-fractures of facial skeleton...
  30. Bede S, Ahmed F. Management of retained foreign bodies in missile injuries of the maxillofacial region. J Craniofac Surg. 2011;22:1440-4 pubmed publisher
  31. Rautji R, Rudra A, Dogra T. An unusual fatal injury due to tyre burst: a case report. Forensic Sci Int. 2003;138:111-3 pubmed
    ..1). The inner tube of the crane tyre had accidentally burst, dislodging the loose iron-locking rim, which hit the individual with a great force resulting in multiple injuries. He died on his way to the hospital...
  32. Tang Y, Zhu G, Zhou H, Zheng M, Tang X, Wang X, et al. Analysis of 46 maxillofacial fracture victims in the 2008 Wenchuan, China earthquake. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2009;108:673-8 pubmed publisher
    ..At 14:28 hours on May 12, 2008, a massive earthquake wracked most areas of Sichuan, China, causing catastrophic human loss. The aim of this study was to delineate the characteristics of victims with maxillofacial fractures in this disaster...
  33. Iatrou I, Theologie Lygidakis N, Tzerbos F. Surgical protocols and outcome for the treatment of maxillofacial fractures in children: 9 years' experience. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2010;38:511-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Trauma and facial fractures in a population of children have been analysed in several studies mainly regarding their incidence and much less their treatment modalities...
  34. Gibbons A, Baden J, Monaghan A, Dhariwal D, Hodder S. A drill-free bone screw for intermaxillary fixation in military casualties. J R Army Med Corps. 2003;149:30-2 pubmed
    ..These screws offer significant advantages over other methods of intermaxillary fixation and are well suited for use in military casualties...
  35. Fonseca Oliveira M, Rodrigues Freire D, Zanetta Barbosa D, Mambrini Furtado L, Dantas Batista J, Sargenti Neto S. Two-flap palatoplasty for treatment of oronasal fistula by trauma sequel. Minerva Stomatol. 2011;60:551-3 pubmed
    ..In this sense, we discussed treatment indications, surgical technique and patient prognostic of a relatively simple option that can provide a definitive repair with minimal morbidity...
  36. Auld D, Wright G. The initial management of dento-alveolar trauma in general dental practice. Dent Update. 2010;37:286-8, 291-4 pubmed
    ..This article aims to inform the clinician on best current practice for the assessment and initial management of dental traumatic injuries, incorporating current international guidelines and practical arrangements for follow-up care...
  37. Stuck B, Hulse R, Barth T. Intraoperative cone beam computed tomography in the management of facial fractures. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012;41:1171-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Bony fragments were detected and removed in 2 cases. Intraoperative imaging provides a number of advantages over post-therapeutic imaging in the management of facial fractures...
  38. Diab M, elBadrawy H. Intrusion injuries of primary incisors. Part III: Effects on the permanent successors. Quintessence Int. 2000;31:377-84 pubmed
    ..This article will review the developmental anomalies of the permanent incisors induced by intrusion injuries of their predecessors...
  39. Elias H, Baur D. Management of trauma to supporting dental structures. Dent Clin North Am. 2009;53:675-89, vi pubmed publisher
    ..Dentoalveolar injuries should be considered an emergency situation because successful management of the injury requires proper diagnosis and treatment within a limited time to achieve better outcomes...
  40. Chen C, Wang T, Tsay P, Lai J, Chen C, Liao H, et al. A 162-case review of palatal fracture: management strategy from a 10-year experience. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;121:2065-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Palatal fractures are frequently associated with Le Fort maxillary fractures in midfacial trauma. They may present diagnostic and therapeutic challenges and result in malunion and occlusion problems if not treated properly...
  41. Baurmash H, Baurmash M. Using composite bonding in oral and maxillofacial surgical office practice. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2007;103:e10-21 pubmed
  42. McVeigh K, Breeze J, Jeynes P, Martin T, Parmar S, Monaghan A. Clinical strategies in the management of complex maxillofacial injuries sustained by British military personnel. J R Army Med Corps. 2010;156:110-3 pubmed
    ..This paper will highlight the types of injuries sustained and discuss some cases that typify those the department has managed...
  43. Schubert W, Jenabzadeh K. Endoscopic approach to maxillofacial trauma. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:154-6 pubmed publisher
    ..This article reviews various endoscopic applications to maxillofacial trauma and discusses some of the controversies of these techniques...
  44. Sandor G, Carmichael R. Rehabilitation of trauma using dental implants. Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 2008;16:83-105 pubmed publisher
  45. Wei L, Chen H, Hink E, Durairaj V. Pediatric facial fractures from dog bites. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;29:179-82 pubmed publisher
    ..To report a series of pediatric facial fractures associated with dog bites...
  46. Baurmash H. Comparing the titanium arch bar with the bonded arch bar. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;65:359-62 pubmed
  47. Piskorowski J. Traumatic intrusion of a tooth: a case report. Dent Today. 2006;25:98-101 pubmed
  48. Maxén M, Kühl S, Krastl G, Filippi A. Eye injuries and orofacial traumas in floorball--a survey in Switzerland and Sweden. Dent Traumatol. 2011;27:95-101 pubmed publisher
    ..It is strongly recommended that protective eyewear should be made mandatory...
  49. Bertoldi C, Zaffe D, Consolo U. Polylactide/polyglycolide copolymer in bone defect healing in humans. Biomaterials. 2008;29:1817-23 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, outcomes were best with AB graft, but suitable results were achieved using PLG to promote healing of severe bone defects. PLG shows only a delayed regenerative capability but does not require a secondary donor site...
  50. Zhou H, Ongodia D, Liu Q, Yang R, Li Z. Dental trauma in patients with maxillofacial fractures. Dent Traumatol. 2013;29:285-90 pubmed publisher
    ..The correlation with age, gender, trauma mechanism and type of maxillofacial fracture was also investigated...
  51. Locker D. Self-reported dental and oral injuries in a population of adults aged 18-50 years. Dent Traumatol. 2007;23:291-6 pubmed
    ..Health promotion programmes to reduce the incidence of injury among lower socioeconomic groups are needed since these have high rates of injury and the lowest rate of receipt of treatment...
  52. Meyer C, Serhir L, Boutemi P. Experimental evaluation of three osteosynthesis devices used for stabilizing condylar fractures of the mandible. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2006;34:173-81 pubmed
    ..The purpose of the study is to evaluate experimentally the quality of the primary stability achieved in treating low subcondylar fractures by means of three different osteosynthesis devices...
  53. Feng Z, Chen R, Zhang Y, Yang M, Lin Y, Tian W, et al. Outcome of postsurgical sequential functional exercise of jaw fracture. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:46-8 pubmed publisher
    ..However, no unifying criteria exist on postsurgical functional exercise with jaw fracture. The study was designed to explore effective methods of postsurgical functional exercise of jaw fracture...