maxillary fractures

Summary

Summary: Fractures of the upper jaw.

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  1. Kochhar A, Byrne P. Surgical management of complex midfacial fractures. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013;46:759-78 pubmed publisher
  2. Breeze J, McVeigh K, Lee J, Monaghan A, Gibbons A. Management of maxillofacial wounds sustained by British service personnel in Afghanistan. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;40:483-6 pubmed publisher
  3. Dos Santos D, Costa e Silva A, Vannier M, Cavalcanti M. Validity of multislice computerized tomography for diagnosis of maxillofacial fractures using an independent workstation. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2004;98:715-20 pubmed
    ..The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the sensitivity and specificity of multislice computerized tomography (CT) for diagnosis of maxillofacial fractures following specific protocols using an independent workstation...
  4. Chen R, Chen C, Liao H, Chen C, Chen Y. Primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma of the face presenting as posttraumatic maxillary sinusitis. J Craniofac Surg. 2008;19:1597-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The presentations of primary cutaneous ALCL of the face may mimic posttraumatic maxillary sinusitis. Any patient with facial prolonged symptoms or nonhealing wound should be excluded from this entity...
  5. Sarifakioglu N, Sadikoglu F, Koktener A. Exact determination of maxillofacial fracture lines with a hypodermic dental needle: a practical technique. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006;117:699-700 pubmed
  6. Czerwinski M, Lee C. Traumatic arch injury: indications and an endoscopic method of repair. Facial Plast Surg. 2004;20:231-8 pubmed
    ..Implementation of appropriate teaching programs and further advances in instrument development will overcome the steep learning curve associated with this technique and encourage its use...
  7. Friedrich R, Heiland M, Bartel Friedrich S. Potentials of ultrasound in the diagnosis of midfacial fractures*. Clin Oral Investig. 2003;7:226-9 pubmed
    ..In doubtful cases, an individual combination of conventional radiographs would be the next step. By this, an overall reduction of radiation exposure seems possible...
  8. Ellis E, Reddy L. Status of the internal orbit after reduction of zygomaticomaxillary complex fractures. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;62:275-83 pubmed
    ..We sought to determine the status of the internal orbit before and after reduction of zygomaticomaxillary complex (ZMC) fractures when treated without internal orbital reconstruction...
  9. 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
    ..Most patients were in the 21-30 year-old age group, and the male:female ratio was 3.7:1. Road crashes, particularly involving motorcycles, accounted for 1710 (62%), with a high prevalence during the month of September and on Saturdays...

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  1. Hwang K, Choi H. Bleeding from posterior superior alveolar artery in Le Fort I fracture. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:1610-2 pubmed publisher
    ..In case the vital sign is not stable, selective angiography should be performed before surgery...
  2. Park C, Kim H, Lee J, Hong S, Ko Y, Lee O. Resorbable skeletal fixation systems for treating maxillofacial bone fractures. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011;137:125-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of using resorbable plate and screw systems (RPSSs) compared with metal plate and screw systems (MPSSs) to treat maxillofacial bone fractures...
  3. Zheng D, Guan L. [Diagnosis and treatment of the complex fracture of the maxillary and nasal bone]. Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2013;27:757-9 pubmed
    ..To explore the effect of surgical treatment for compound fracture of nasal bone and frontal process of maxilla with endoscopy and small local incision...
  4. Yanagita T, Adachi R, Kamioka H, Yamashiro T. Severe open bite due to traumatic condylar fractures treated nonsurgically with implanted miniscrew anchorage. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2013;143:S137-47 pubmed publisher
    ..Although there was some relapse, our results suggest that implant anchorage is useful for correcting anterior open bites originating from condylar fractures...
  5. Seong W, Conrad H, Hinrichs J. Potential damage to bone-implant interface when measuring initial implant stability. J Periodontol. 2009;80:1868-74 pubmed publisher
  6. Kidd A, Beattie T, Campbell Hewson G. Facial injury patterns in a UK paediatric population aged under 13 years. Emerg Med J. 2010;27:603-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The aims of this study were to present the demographics and mechanisms of facial injury in UK children, and to establish the nature and anatomical location of facial injury in this age group...
  7. Mahajan R, Ahmed P, Shafi F, Bassi R. Dual bougie technique for nasotracheal intubation. Anesth Prog. 2012;59:85-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We also have found an excellent variation of this method that utilizes a double bougie technique for insertion of a nasotracheal tube if the difficult airway can be secured initially with an orotracheal tube...
  8. Serman N, Horrell B. Fractures: know your radiographic anatomy. Dent Today. 2002;21:72-5 pubmed
  9. Iatrou I, Theologie Lygidakis N, Angelopoulos A. Use of membrane and bone grafts in the reconstruction of orbital fractures. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2001;91:281-6 pubmed
    ..To present and analyze the clinical results derived from the use of different grafts for the reconstruction of orbital defects during a 10-year period...
  10. Ferreira P, Marques M, Pinho C, Rodrigues J, Reis J, Amarante J. Midfacial fractures in children and adolescents: a review of 492 cases. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;42:501-5 pubmed
    ..Most fractures were treated by closed reduction, and only 139 (25%) were treated by observation. Complications, including unsatisfactory fracture repair and infection, were recorded in 18 (4%) and the overall mortality was 1% (n = 8)...
  11. Kieser J, Stephenson S, Liston P, Tong D, Langley J. Serious facial fractures in New Zealand from 1979 to 1998. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2002;31:206-9 pubmed
    ..5/100,000) which is consistent with similar data from South Africa and the USA. The rates of fracture in Maori (68.1/100,000) were approximately twice those of Pacific Islanders (37/100,000) or other ethnic groups (34.2/100,000)...
  12. Moon S, Lee J, Oh D, Rhie J, Ahn S. Reduction of zygomatic fracture segment with intermaxillary fixation screw. J Craniofac Surg. 2012;23:842-4 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose a useful technique for zygomatic and maxillary fracture reduction with minimal dissection and less soft tissue injury...
  13. Mardinger O, Nissan J, Chaushu G. Sinus floor augmentation with simultaneous implant placement in the severely atrophic maxilla: technical problems and complications. J Periodontol. 2007;78:1872-7 pubmed
  14. Hunyady K, Johnson R. Anesthesia case of the month. Hypotension. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2006;229:1250-3 pubmed
  15. Meslemani D, Kellman R. Recent advances in fixation of the craniomaxillofacial skeleton. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012;20:304-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This review looks at the recent advances that aid in reduction and fixation of the craniomaxillofacial skeleton...
  16. Hashemi H, Parhiz A. Complications using intermaxillary fixation screws. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;69:1411-4 pubmed publisher
    ..This technique has advantages, including quickness, ease of use, less trauma, and reduced risk of needle-stick injury. We analyze the advantages and disadvantages of this technique...
  17. Han D, Han Y, Park J. A new approach to the treatment of nasal bone fracture: radiologic classification of nasal bone fractures and its clinical application. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;69:2841-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, there is an increasing need for radiologic classification of nasal bone fractures that can be applied to clinical practice...
  18. Rabie A, Ibrahim A, Lee B, Lin S. Use of intraoperative computed tomography in complex facial fracture reduction and fixation. J Craniofac Surg. 2011;22:1466-7 pubmed publisher
  19. He D, Zhang Y, Ellis E. Panfacial fractures: analysis of 33 cases treated late. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;65:2459-65 pubmed
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to analyze the characteristics of delayed panfacial fractures and evaluate treatment results...
  20. Bainton R, Barnard N, Wiles J, Brice J. Sinus arrest complicating a bitemporal approach to the treatment of pan-facial fractures. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1990;28:109-10 pubmed
    ..The anatomical, physiological and anaesthetic implications of this potentially fatal complication are discussed...
  21. Nwoku A, Al Balawi S, Al Zahrani S. A modified method of submental oroendotracheal intubation. Saudi Med J. 2002;23:73-6 pubmed
    ..The aim of this paper is to present a modification of submental intubation in the management of airway...
  22. Girotto J, Mackenzie E, Fowler C, Redett R, Robertson B, Manson P. Long-term physical impairment and functional outcomes after complex facial fractures. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2001;108:312-27 pubmed
    ..The long-term goal of centralized tertiary trauma treatment centers must be to return the patient to a productive, active lifestyle...
  23. Yang W, Chen C, de Villa G, Lai J, Chen Y. Blunt internal carotid artery injury associated with facial fractures. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003;111:789-96 pubmed
  24. Mohajerani S, Asghari S. Pattern of mid-facial fractures in Tehran, Iran. Dent Traumatol. 2011;27:131-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Facial structures are usually injured in such accidents. This study is conducted to find the patterns and etiologies of mid-facial fractures in Iran...
  25. Sidman J, Tatum S. Distraction osteogenesis. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2014;22:139-46 pubmed publisher
    ..What role does DO play in craniofacial microsomia? Is endoscopic DO better than open procedures for synostosis management? How has your technique changed or evolved over the past 5 years and what has doing this technique taught you?..
  26. Akita S, Mitsukawa N, Komiyama M, Mori C, Satoh K. Anatomical study using cadavers for imaging of life-threatening complications in Le Fort III distraction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;131:19e-27e pubmed publisher
    ..An anatomical study using cadaveric Le Fort III osteotomy models was performed to investigate the causes of untoward fractures that might induce devastating complications...
  27. Chrcanovic B, Freire Maia B. Considerations of maxillary tuberosity fractures during extraction of upper molars: a literature review. Dent Traumatol. 2011;27:393-8 pubmed publisher
    ..A correct preoperative radiographic interpretation, coupled with the anatomical knowledge of the structures involved, is essential to prevent such complications...
  28. Hwang K, Kim D. Analysis of zygomatic fractures. J Craniofac Surg. 2011;22:1416-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings demonstrate significant differences in the demographics and clinical presentation that will enable a more accurate diagnosis and prediction of concomitant injuries and sequelae...
  29. Yokoo S, Tateishi C, Furudoi S, Shibuya Y, Komori T, Hanagaki H, et al. Occlusal reconstruction: orthodontic techniques for treatment of jaw fracture. World J Orthod. 2004;5:339-43 pubmed
    ..Treatment by the multidisciplinary-team approach for jaw fractures, and the role of the orthodontist, are discussed and illustrated through case reports...
  30. Guler N, Cabbar F, Duygu G. Correction of malocclusion by anterolateral osteotomy in a traumatized maxilla. Dent Traumatol. 2009;25:447-50 pubmed publisher
    ..In this article, a 21-year-old female involved in a traffic accident presented a severe deformity in maxilla and treated by anterolateral osteotomy is presented...
  31. Zhu S, Zhou Y. [Application of fiberoptic bronchoscopic intubation in difficult airway of maxillofacial surgery]. Zhejiang Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2005;34:279-80 pubmed
  32. Clarke J, Tassone P, Whittet H. Maxillary frontal process fracture complicating acute dacryocystorhinostomy. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006;22:225-7 pubmed
    ..The management of this previously unrecorded complication and the corrective procedure that resulted in both patient and clinician satisfaction is described...
  33. Jamal B, Pfahler S, Lane K, Bilyk J, Pribitkin E, Diecidue R, et al. Ophthalmic injuries in patients with zygomaticomaxillary complex fractures requiring surgical repair. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;67:986-9 pubmed publisher
    ..7% and 90.6% in reported series. This article is a retrospecitve, descriptive case study assessing the spectrum and incidence of ophthalmic involvement in patients presenting with zygomaticomaxillary complex (ZMC) fractures...
  34. Errando C, Pallardó M, Herranz A, Peiró C, De Andres J. [Bilateral axillary brachial plexus block guided by multiple nerve stimulation and ultrasound in a multiple trauma patient]. Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim. 2006;53:383-6 pubmed
    ..This combination, and ultrasound in particular, might be the technique of choice because it offers an image in real time and assessment of the least amount of anesthetic that seems to be needed for achieving a block...
  35. Klenk G, Kovacs A. Etiology and patterns of facial fractures in the United Arab Emirates. J Craniofac Surg. 2003;14:78-84 pubmed
  36. Dolanmaz D, Esen A, Emlik D, Candirli C, Kalayci A, Cicekcibasi A. Comparison of two different approaches to the pterygomaxillary junction in Le Fort I osteotomy. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2008;106:e1-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the damage before and after down fracture in Le Fort I osteotomies performed with and without the separation of pterygomaxillary junction using curved osteotomes in a cadaver model...
  37. Khan N, Memon W, Idris M, Ahmed M, Taufiq M. Post-traumatic near-complete aseptic necrosis of the maxilla: a case report and review of the literature. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2012;41:429-31 pubmed publisher
    ..We have also carried out a thorough review of the literature to give a concise understanding of all disease processes that may lead to osteonecrosis of the maxilla. Such an article has not previously been published...
  38. Mosbah M, Oloyede D, Koppel D, Moos K, Stenhouse D. Miniplate removal in trauma and orthognathic surgery--a retrospective study. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2003;32:148-51 pubmed
    ..A removal rate of approximately 10% was found in the two groups of patients. This low rate would seem to imply that the routine removal of miniplates is not clinically indicated...
  39. Keles B, Ozturk K, Arbag H, Han Ulkü C, Gezgin B. [Treatment options and common problems in patients with maxillofacial trauma]. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2006;12:218-22 pubmed
    ..The approach and type of management along with the common complications in maxillofacial trauma were evaluated in this study...
  40. Sabherwal R, Irvine G, Sandy J. Orthodontic management of a Le Fort II and midline palatal fracture. Br Dent J. 2007;202:739-40 pubmed
    ..An unusual presentation of palatal fracture is described. Reduction and fixation with an orthodontic appliance proved to be an efficient and novel method in the treatment of this fracture...
  41. Schmidt R, Dodson K, Goldman R. Prophylactic antibiotic therapy for fractures of the maxillary sinus. Ear Nose Throat J. 2015;94:170-7 pubmed
    ..5768). We conclude that while the clinical rate of acute sinusitis after maxillary sinus fractures is high, a 3-day course of antibiotics is not effective in preventing its symptoms in the postinjury period. ..
  42. Waheed El Anwar M, Elsheikh E, Sweed A, Ezzeldin N. Electromyography assessment in zygomaticomaxillary complex fractures. Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015;19:375-9 pubmed publisher
  43. Akadiri O, Omitiola O. Maxillo-mandibular fixation: utility and current techniques in modern practice. Niger J Med. 2012;21:125-33 pubmed
  44. Naveen Shankar A, Naveen Shankar V, Hegde N, Sharma -, Prasad R. The pattern of the maxillofacial fractures - A multicentre retrospective study. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2012;40:675-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Traffic accidents are the leading cause of the maxillofacial fractures from the observation made from the study. Legislations preventive measures to be enforced and abided by every citizen...
  45. Dölekoğlu S, Fişekçioğlu E, Ilguy D, Ilgüy M, Bayirli G. Diagnosis of jaw and dentoalveolar fractures in a traumatized patient with cone beam computed tomography. Dent Traumatol. 2010;26:200-3 pubmed publisher
    ..CBCT is becoming a popular tool in modern dental practise. In the diagnosis of dentoalveolar fractures, CBCT has made it possible for the practitioner to get more detailed information...
  46. Prabhakar A, Tauro D, Shubha A. Management of an unusual maxillary dentoalveolar fracture: a case report. J Dent Child (Chic). 2006;73:112-5 pubmed
    ..The fracture was reduced and stabilized using a custom-fabricated, open-cap acrylic splint with modified interdental wiring under general anesthesia...
  47. Martin B. Traumatic intrusion of maxillary permanent incisors into the nasal cavity associated with a seizure disorder: report of a case. Dent Traumatol. 2003;19:286-8 pubmed
    ..Counseling on helmet/face-shield usage for seizure-susceptible patients must be provided and documented, particularly after sustaining traumatic injury...
  48. Lambert D, Mirvis S, Shanmuganathan K, Tilghman D. Computed tomography exclusion of osseous paranasal sinus injury in blunt trauma patients: the "clear sinus" sign. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1997;55:1207-10; discussion 1210-1 pubmed
    ..This prospective study was designed to assess the association of clear paranasal sinuses (no free fluid) as shown by facial computed tomography (CT) with the absence of fractures involving the paranasal sinus walls...
  49. Bildik F, Baydin A, Doganay Z, Nural M, Deniz T, Guven H. [Subcutaneous emphysema of the face, neck and upper mediastinum following a minor maxillofacial trauma]. Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg. 2007;13:251-3 pubmed
    ..We present this present case to emphasize early initial management and close observation of minor facial traumas which can prevent further unexpected complications...
  50. Mohammadi S, Mohebbi S. Occurrence of mandibulofacial injuries presenting to the otorhinolaryngology and head & neck surgery department. J Craniofac Surg. 2007;18:833-7 pubmed
    ..The most common fracture was in the zygoma (43%) with 8.3% of them being orbital injury. Fractures of mandibular bones (36.2%) and the maxilla (33%) were the most commonly seen in trauma occurring to the maxillomandibular region...
  51. Mehravaran R, Akbarian G, Nezhad C, Gheisari R, Ziaei M, Zadeh F. Evaluation of the relationship between the pattern of midfacial fractures and amaurosis in patients with facial trauma. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013;71:1059-62 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the relation between patterns and numbers of midfacial bone fracture patterns and amaurosis in traumatized patients...
  52. Heiland M, Schulze D, Rother U, Schmelzle R. Postoperative imaging of zygomaticomaxillary complex fractures using digital volume tomography. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004;62:1387-91 pubmed
    ..Three-dimensional imaging using digital volume tomography after reduction of zygomaticomaxillary complex fractures was performed and evaluated...
  53. Meyer C, Valfrey J, Kjartansdottir T, Wilk A, Barrière P. Indication for and technical refinements of submental intubation in oral and maxillofacial surgery. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2003;31:383-8 pubmed