International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Reconstructive Surgery | India | Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023


A Hospital based Retrospective Study on Maxillofacial Injuries and its Treatment

Dr. Deepesh Agrawal | Dr. Pradeep Gupta


Abstract: Purpose: This study was to analyze the epidemiology, patterns, and management of maxillofacial injuries due to road traffic accidents in a tertiary care center of the largest government run hospital in the state of Rajasthan India1 (http://www.jaipursearch.com/medical/smshospital.htm). Methods: The study was conducted between January 2021 to June 2023, 1954, patients of maxillofacial trauma were admitted to Trauma Centre of Sawai Man Singh Medical College Jaipur Rajasthan, India. The following data were analyzed: age, gender, data of the trauma, alcohol and drug abuse, mechanism of injury, fracture site, type of treatment and length of hospital stay. Results: Of the 1954 patients included in the study 1404 were males and 550 females (ratio 2.5:1). The most common mechanism of injury was two-wheeler accident (82%). Mandible was the most common bone involved in the face. Associated injuries were found in 45%. 82% patients underwent surgical procedures. Average hospital stay was 3 days. Conclusion: The result of the study exhibit that road traffic accident particularly two-wheeleris the main reason for maxillofacial injuries followed by fall from height. Fracture reduction followed by miniplate fixation is the most widespread technique used followed by splinting and conservative management.


Keywords: Maxillofacial injuries, Road traffic accidents, Epidemiology, Management, Trauma center


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023,


Pages: 1931 - 1933


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