International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015


Comparison of Open Reduction and Internal Fixation in Case of Symphysis and Parasymphysis Mandible Fracture

Dr. Narendra N. Hirani [2] | Dr. Nishant Pujara [5]


Abstract: This is prospective, non-randomized study to evaluate and compare the results. Morbility and surgical time for open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) and intermaxilliary fixation (IMF) for mandible fracture.50 consecutive patients of symphysis and parasymphysis mandible fracture were selected for study.20 patients under went IMF and 30 had ORIF. selection of type of operation was left to the patients choice. All the patients had preoperative counselling and both the procedures were explained in details with their advantages and disadvantages. Both the groups compared in relations to operative time consumption, airway problems, nutrition, oral hygiene, phonation difficulties, insomnia workloss and difficulties in recovering normal range of jaw function. thus we came to conclusion that ORIF is better surgical option in symphsis and parasymphysis mandible fracture with shorter surgical time and well tolerated by patients


Keywords: Nasolabial flap, Pectoralis Major myocutaneous flap, buccal mucosa carcinoma


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015,


Pages: 2129 - 2131


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