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Reconstruction of orbital floor blow-out fractures with autogenous iliac crest bone: A retrospective study including maxillofacial and ophthalmology perspectives

John Edward O'Connell, Claire Hartnett, Marie Hickey-Dwyer, Gerard J Kearns
This is a 10-year retrospective study of patients with an isolated unilateral orbital floor fracture reconstructed with an autogenous iliac crest bone graft. The following inclusion criteria applied: isolated orbital floor fracture without involvement of the orbital rim or other craniofacial injuries, pre-/post-operative ophthalmological/orthoptic follow-up, pre-operative CT. Variables recorded were patient age and gender, aetiology of injury, time to surgery, follow-up period, surgical morbidity, diplopia pre- and post-operatively (Hess test), eyelid position, visual acuity, and the presence of en-/or exophthalmos (Hertel exophthalmometer)...
March 2015: Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery
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