• Approaching patients with panfacial fractures by using an anatomical reference. A novel concept and preliminary study

    1 month ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Panfacial fractures are challenging for craniofacial surgeons. Aside from involving multiple subunits, they also lack the reliability of a useful landmark of the facial skeleton. Properly, reducing and fixing palatal fracture to re-establish the premorbid maxillary dental arch is important. This was a retrospective study conducted from 2015 to 2020. All patients underwent computed tomography scan for surgical planning of orthognathic surgery due to either aesthetic or occlusion concerns. The classification of occlusion was recorded as class I, II and III.
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