IP Indian Journal of Anatomy and Surgery of Head, Neck and Brain

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IP Indian Journal of Anatomy and Surgery of Head, Neck and Brain (IJASHNB) open access, peer-reviewed quarterly journal publishing since 2015 and is published under the Khyati Education and Research Foundation (KERF), is registered as a non-profit society (under the society registration act, 1860), Government of India with the vision of various accredited vocational courses in healthcare, education, paramedical, yoga, publication, teaching and research activity, with the aim of faster and more...


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Anandkumar Sajjan*, Roopa Shahapur, Rashmi Chincholi, Anand Patil


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Fixation of Zygomatic fractures using Mini-plates: An overview


Review Article

Author Details : Anandkumar Sajjan*, Roopa Shahapur, Rashmi Chincholi, Anand Patil

Volume : 7, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 1-11

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijashnb.2021.001



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Abstract

Zygoma is a major buttress of the midfacial skeleton, which is frequently injured because of its prominent location. Despite the high frequency of the zygomaticomaxillary complex fractures, there is no consensus among facial reconstructive surgeons regarding the best surgical management; thus, surgical choise for ZMC fractures is still challenging. 9 patients were treated with open reduction and internal fixation using two point fixation technique at frontozygomatic suture and zygomaticomaxillary buttress. Miniplate for fixation of fractured fragments are very useful. However, titanium plates, as they are easily adaptable.
Two point fixation modality for displaced ZMC fractures is effective method in fixation and prevents postreduction rotation with significant lower cost.

Keywords: Zygomaticomaxillary complex, Fracture, Internal fixation.


How to cite : Sajjan A , Shahapur R , Chincholi R , Patil A , Fixation of Zygomatic fractures using Mini-plates: An overview. IP Indian J Anat Surg Head Neck Brain 2021;7(1):1-11

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