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Direct external pin fixation of maxillary fractures using premaxillary pins.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
0266-4356
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
25
Issue
5
Pages
370–382
Identifiers
PMID: 3478082
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

A simple technique for the fixation of maxillary fractures using premaxillary pins is described. Three case reports have been used to illustrate the technique which is recommended when maxillary fractures occur in conjunction with craniofacial or multiple injuries and when conventional methods of fixation are difficult to apply.

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