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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 223-227

Efficacy of two-point fixation in the management of zygomatic complex fractures – A prospective clinical study


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, TMU, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Dr. Gaurav Mittal
Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, NH 58, Kadrabad, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/njms.NJMS_49_18

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Introduction: Anatomic disfigurement caused by zygomatic fracture warrants intervention tore establish facial symmetry. It is most predictably restored to pre morbid condition by ORIF. Aim: To evaluate the efficacy of 2 point fixation in Zygomaticomaxillary complex fractures. Material and Method: 20 patients with established ZMC fractures were operated using two point fixation method and followed up for upto 3 months. Results: 2 point fixation revealed satisfactory functional and esthetic results. Conclusion: 2 point fixation offers efficient outcome as compared to other modalities of management of ZMC.


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