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Reasons for miniplate removal following maxillofacial trauma: a 4-year study.

Authors
  • Rallis, George
  • Mourouzis, Constantinos
  • Papakosta, Veronika
  • Papanastasiou, George
  • Zachariades, Nicholas
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2006
Volume
34
Issue
7
Pages
435–439
Identifiers
PMID: 16963270
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The number of miniplates removed was small but not insignificant. There is no evidence from this study to support advice for the routine removal of titanium miniplates from the maxillofacial skeleton.

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