Intraoral open reduction and internal fixation of displaced mandibular angle fractures using a specific ad hoc reduction-compression forceps: a preliminary study

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ID Serval
serval:BIB_68812E294AAC
Type
Article: article d'un périodique ou d'un magazine.
Collection
Publications
Institution
Titre
Intraoral open reduction and internal fixation of displaced mandibular angle fractures using a specific ad hoc reduction-compression forceps: a preliminary study
Périodique
Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics
Auteur⸱e⸱s
Scolozzi P., Jaques B.
ISSN
1528-395X
Statut éditorial
Publié
Date de publication
2008
Peer-reviewed
Oui
Volume
106
Numéro
4
Pages
497-501
Langue
anglais
Résumé
OBJECTIVES: To preliminarily evaluate prospectively the accuracy and reliability of a specific ad hoc reduction-compression forceps in intraoral open reduction of transverse and displaced mandibular angle fractures. STUDY DESIGN: We analyzed the clinical and radiologic data of 7 patients with 7 single transverse and displaced angle fractures. An intraoral approach was performed in all of the patients without using perioperative intermaxillary fixation. A single Arbeitsgemeinschaft Osteosynthese (AO) unilock reconstruction plate was fixed to each stable fragment with 3 locking screws (2.0 mm in 5 patients and 2.4 mm in 2 patients) at the basilar border of the mandible, according to AO/American Society of Internal Fixation (ASIF) principles. Follow-up was at 1, 3, 6, and 12 months, and we noted the status of healing and complications, if any. RESULTS: All of the patients had satisfactory fracture reduction as well as a successful treatment outcome without complications. CONCLUSION: This preliminary study demonstrated that the intraoral reduction of transverse and displaced angle fractures using a specific ad hoc reduction-forceps results in a high rate of success.
Mots-clé
Adolescent, Adult, Bone Plates, Bone Screws, Compressive Strength, Equipment Design, Follow-Up Studies, Fracture Fixation, Internal, Fracture Healing, Humans, Jaw Fixation Techniques, Male, Mandibular Fractures, Pilot Projects, Prospective Studies, Surgical Instruments, Young Adult
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