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Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jul;140(1):192e-200e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003469.

Evidence-Based Medicine: Mandible Fractures.

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Houston, Texas From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine.

Abstract

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

After reading this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Explain the epidemiology of mandible fractures. 2. Discuss preoperative evaluation of the patient with a mandible fracture. 3. Compare the various modalities of fracture fixation. 4. Identify common complications after fracture repair.

SUMMARY:

In this Maintenance of Certification/Continuing Medical Education article, the reader is provided with a review of the epidemiology, preoperative evaluation, perioperative management, and surgical outcomes of mandible fractures. The objective of this series is to present a review of the literature so that the practicing physician can remain up-to-date on key evidence-based guidelines to enhance management and improve outcomes. The physician can also seek further in-depth study of the topic through the references provided.

PMID:
28654619
DOI:
10.1097/PRS.0000000000003469
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