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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28930926/fractures-of-the-nasal-bones-is-external-splinting-really-warranted
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Ourania Schoinohoriti, Dimosthenis Igoumenakis, George Rallis
BACKGROUND: It has been advocated that reduction of nasal bone fractures should be followed by internal packing and/or external splinting. Despite the ample literature concerning the advantages and limitations of various splint types, the necessity and effectiveness of external splinting has not been well documented. OBJECTIVE: To present the authors' experience and review the literature on treatment of nasal bone fractures, focusing on the indications and effectiveness of external splinting following closed reduction...
September 19, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28929071/an-evaluation-of-the-surgical-trauma-to-intracochlear-structures-after-insertion-of-cochlear-implant-electrode-arrays-a-comparison-by-round-window-and-antero-inferior-cochleostomy-techniques
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Kapil Sikka, Arvind Kairo, Chirom Amit Singh, T S Roy, Sanjeev Lalwani, Rakesh Kumar, Alok Thakar, Suresh C Sharma
To evaluate the extent of intracochlear damage by histologic assessment of cadaveric temporal bones after insertion of cochlear implants by: round window approach and cochleostomy approach. Cochlear implantation was performed by transmastoid facial recess approach in 10 human cadaveric temporal bones. In 5 temporal bones, electrode insertion was acheieved by round window approach and in the remaining 5 bones, by cochleostomy approach. The bones were fixed, decalcified, sectioned and studied histologically. Grading of insertion trauma was assessed...
September 2017: Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28928594/anesthesia-management-of-a-child-with-osteopetrosis
#3
Hashem Jarineshin, Fereydoon Fekrat, Mehdi Feiz Dowlat Abadi
Osteopetrosis is a rare genetic disorder of osteoclast dysfunction leading to anatomical and physiological disorders. We present the anesthesia management for the femur fracture of a 4-year-old girl with malignant infantile type of osteopetrosis. She had a ventriculoperitoneal shunt, impaired motion, visual disturbance, growth failure, facial deformity, heart murmur of moderate tricuspid regurgitation, and left ventricular heart failure, with splenomegaly and severe anemia.
July 2017: Anesthesia, Essays and Researches
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28918998/convex-bone-deformity-after-closed-reduction-of-nasal-bone-fracture
#4
Hiroshi Nishioka, Shoji Kondoh, Shunsuke Yuzuriha
BACKGROUND: Nasal fracture is the most common type of facial fracture treated by plastic surgeons. Here, we clarify the postoperative deformities that frequently remain after closed reduction of fresh nasal bone fracture by three-dimensional computed tomography (3D-CT). METHODS: Hundred consecutive cases of fresh nasal bone fracture in patients treated between May 2010 and January 2016 were examined. After closed reduction, the overall appearance of the arch formed by the nasal bone and maxillary process was evaluated as 'Excellent', 'Good' or 'Fair'...
August 24, 2017: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery: JPRAS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28913320/pediatric-orbital-medial-wall-trapdoor-fracture-with-normal-computed-tomography-findings
#5
Hyun Rok Lee, Gyu Yong Jung, Dong Lark Lee, Hea Kyeong Shin
With advances in diagnostic technology, radiologic diagnostic methods have been used more frequently, and physical examination may be neglected. The authors report a case of pediatric medial orbital trapdoor fracture in which the surgery was delayed because computed tomography (CT) findings did not indicate bone displacement, incarceration of rectus muscle, or soft tissue herniation. A healthy 6-year-old boy was admitted to the emergency room for right eyebrow laceration. We could not check eyeball movement or diplopia, because the patient was irritable...
June 2017: Arch Craniofac Surg
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28913315/the-algorithm-oriented-management-of-nasal-bone-fracture-according-to-stranc-s-classification-system
#6
Ki-Sung Park, Seung-Soo Kim, Wu-Seop Lee, Wan-Suk Yang
BACKGROUND: Nasal bone fracture is one of the most common facial bone fracture types, and the surgical results exert a strong influence on the facial contour and patient satisfaction. Preventing secondary deformity and restoring the original bone state are the major goals of surgeons managing nasal bone fracture patients. In this study, a treatment algorithm was established by applying the modified open reduction technique and postoperative care for several years. METHODS: This article is a retrospective chart review of 417 patients who had been received surgical treatment from 2014 to 2015...
June 2017: Arch Craniofac Surg
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28913281/a-review-of-subbrow-approach-in-the-management-of-non-complicated-anterior-table-frontal-sinus-fracture
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REVIEW
Jeenam Kim, Hyungon Choi
Frontal sinus fractures, particularly anterior sinus fractures, are relatively common facial fractures. Many agree on the general principles of frontal fracture management; however, the optimal methods of reduction are controversial. The subbrow approach enables accurate reduction and internal fixation of the fractures in the anterior table of the frontal sinus by allowing direct visualization of the fracture. Given the surgical success in reduction and rigid fixation, patient satisfaction, and aesthetic benefits, the transcutaneous approach through a subbrow incision is superior to other reduction techniques used in the management of an anterior table frontal sinus fracture...
December 2016: Arch Craniofac Surg
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28913280/panfacial-bone-fracture-and-medial-to-lateral-approach
#8
REVIEW
Jiye Kim, Jin-Hee Choi, Yoon Kyu Chung, Sug Won Kim
Panfacial bone fracture is challenging. Even experienced surgeons find restoration of original facial architecture difficult because of the severe degree of fragmentation and loss of reference segments that could guide the start of facial reconstruction. To restore the facial contour, surgeons usually follow a general sequence for panfacial bone reduction. Among the sequences, the bottom-to-top and outside-in sequence is reported to be the most widely used in recent publications. However, a single sequence cannot be applied to all cases of panfacial fractures because of the variations in panfacial bone fracture patterns...
December 2016: Arch Craniofac Surg
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28906327/role-of-negative-vector-orbit-in-orbital-blow-out-fractures
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Soo Youn Choi, Hwa Lee, Sehyun Baek
BACKGROUND: Negative vector orbit is defined as the most anterior globe portion protrudes past the malar eminence. The aim of the study was to evaluate the relationship between negative vector orbit and blow-out fracture location analyzing the distance between the anterior corneal surface and orbital bone with facial soft tissue in medial and orbital floor blow out fractures using orbital computed tomography (CT). METHODS: Seventy-seven patients diagnosed with blow-out fractures involving the medial or orbital floor were included...
September 12, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28894655/intraoperative-evaluation-of-body-surface-improvement-by-an-augmented-reality-system-that-a-clinician-can-modify
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Daisuke Mitsuno, Koichi Ueda, Tomoki Itamiya, Takashi Nuri, Yuki Otsuki
BACKGROUND: Augmented reality (AR) technology that can combine computer-generated images with a real scene has been reported in the medical field recently. We devised the AR system for evaluation of improvements of the body surface, which is important for plastic surgery. METHODS: We constructed an AR system that is easy to modify by combining existing devices and free software. We superimposed the 3-dimensional images of the body surface and the bone (obtained from VECTRA H1 and CT) onto the actual surgical field by Moverio BT-200 smart glasses and evaluated improvements of the body surface in 8 cases...
August 2017: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28893016/comparison-of-intubating-conditions-using-fentanyl-plus-propofol-versus-fentanyl-plus-midazolam-during-fiberoptic-laryngoscopy
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Parmod Kumar, Tripat Kaur, Gurpreet Kaur Atwal, Jatinderpaul Singh Bhupal, Ajay Kumar Basra
INTRODUCTION: Awake nasal or oral flexible fiberoptic intubation is the airway management technique of choice in known or anticipated difficult airway, unstable cervical fracture, limited mouth opening (as in temporomandibular joint disease), mandibular-maxillary fixation and severe facial burns. Both optimal intubating condition and patient comfort are important for fiberoptic intubation. Optimal intubating conditions provided by an ideal sedation regimen would ensure haemodynamic stability, patient comfort, attenuation of airway reflexes and amnesia...
July 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28891900/use-of-a-balloon-catheter-with-intraoperative-c-arm-fluoroscan-for-reduction-of-zygomatic-arch-fractures
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Woon Jae Noh, Tae Jung Park, Joo Yeon Kim, Jae Hwan Kwon
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of C-arm fluoroscan with a balloon catheter in patients undergoing closed reduction of zygomatic arch fractures. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: All patients who had zygomatic arch reduction surgery between 2006 and 2015 were identified and classified into 2 groups. Group A included those patients who underwent closed reduction of zygomatic arch fractures. Group B included those who underwent zygomatic arch reduction surgery with a C-arm fluoroscan and supporting balloon...
September 7, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28891893/postoperative-changes-after-closed-reduction-of-nasal-fracture
#13
Hyoseob Lim, Kwang Rae Kang, Sung Hoon Koh, Sung Won Jung, Soyeon Jung
Nasal bone fracture is the most common facial fracture; however, surgery does not guarantee reduction and complications, such as undercorrection, overcorrection, and deviation, may occur. By analyzing findings of computed tomography (CT) immediately and at 3 months postoperatively, we evaluated the accuracy of reduction and long-term changes to the nasal bone.Patients with pure nasal bone fracture were evaluated from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2011. First, we categorized fracture types according to the Stranc-Robertson classification system, using preoperative CT findings (ie, F1, F2, L1, and L2)...
September 7, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28887820/the-epidemiology-of-mandibular-fractures-in-caracas-venezuela-incidence-and-its-combination-patterns
#14
Félix José Amarista Rojas, María Andrea Bordoy, Morelba Cachazo, Juan Dopazo, Henrique Vélez
BACKGROUND/AIM: As reported in the literature by several authors, there is a great variation between countries in terms of etiology and patterns of mandibular fractures. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of mandibular fractures at the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, "Dr. Domingo Luciani" Hospital, Venezuela during the period January 2010 to March 2013. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective study was conducted to assess the etiology of trauma, age group, gender, anatomic distribution of injury and combination patterns by reviewing patients records...
September 8, 2017: Dental Traumatology: Official Publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28875880/orbital-apex-syndrome-after-trauma-in-a-6-year-old-a-rare-occurrence
#15
A Ahmed
Orbital apex syndrome is rare, but can occur as a consequence of trauma from fracture of the medial orbit. This case report highlights the fact that a high index of suspicion is needed when a patient presents with a facial injury, especially in children who cannot give an account of the actual events that transpired. Radiological investigation should be done early when an underlying injury is suspected in a trauma patient. A low threshold for computed tomography should be maintained when proptosis and vision loss are present...
August 25, 2017: South African Medical Journal, Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif Vir Geneeskunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28872509/mandibular-condylar-fractures-in-children-morphofunctional-results-after-treatment-with-external-fixation
#16
Piero Cascone, Marco Marra Marcozzi, Valerio Ramieri, Giulio Bosco, Valentino Vellone, Fabrizio Spallaccia
Best treatment for paediatric patients with mandibular condylar fractures is still debated, and many approaches have been proposed. Closed treatment is the most used, but there is evidence showing long-term problems in patients with dislocated fractures. On the other hand, there are concerns on surgical treatment with open reduction internal fixation, particularly on the implanted hardware during growth. The aim of this study is to evaluate the long-term outcomes of paediatric patients treated surgically with external fixation...
September 1, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28868910/-orbital-compartment-syndrome-the-most-frequent-cause-of-blindness-following-facial-trauma
#17
Gusztáv Klenk, József Katona, Gábor Kenderfi, János Lestyán, Katalin Gombos, Andor Hirschberg
INTRODUCTION: Although orbital compartment syndrome is a rare condition, it is still the most common cause of blindness following simple or complicated facial fractures. Its pathomechanism is similar to the compartment syndrome in the limb. Little extra fluid (blood, oedema, brain, foreign body) in a non-space yielding space results with increasingly higher pressures within a short period of time. Unless urgent surgical intervention is performed the blocked circulation of the central retinal artery will result irreversible ophthalmic nerve damage and blindness...
September 2017: Orvosi Hetilap
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28868601/periorbital-emphysema-after-a-wet-chamber-dive
#18
Wei-Shih Tseng, Hui-Chieh Lee, Bor-Hwang Kang
Although periorbital emphysema (PE) is commonly associated with orbital fractures, it may develop without any fracture or significant trauma in circumstances such as post-surgery, infection, forceful nose blowing, sneezing, and weight lifting. We report on a healthy military diver who developed PE following a wet chamber dive. A diagnosis of PE secondary to sinus barotrauma was reached. He was treated conservatively without medication and his symptoms recovered completely within 10 days. To the best of our knowledge, only five cases of diving-related PE have been reported in the literature...
September 2017: Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine: the Journal of the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28857992/solitary-frontal-sinus-fractures-compared-to-multiple-facial-fractures-energy-impact-dependency
#19
Efi Weitman, Dekel Shilo, Omri Emodi, Adi Rachmiel
Frontal sinus fractures account for 2% to 15% of maxillofacial injuries. Up to 66% to 87% of the patients with frontal sinus fractures experience associated facial fractures. The majority of classifications used today categorize frontal sinus fractures depending on the integrity of the anterior table, posterior table, and the nasofrontal outflow. A retrospective study was performed, which included 24 patients diagnosed with frontal sinus fractures. Treatment in all patients consisted of open reduction and bone fixation...
August 28, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28855714/the-pterygomaxillary-junction-an-imaging-study-for-surgical-information-of-lefort-i-osteotomy
#20
Yen-Po Chin, Maria Belen Leno, Sarayuth Dumrongwongsiri, Kyung Hoon Chung, Hsiu-Hsia Lin, Lun-Jou Lo
Maxillary osteotomy is a common surgical procedure and often involves separation of the pterygomaxillary junction (PMJ), which is a "blinded" procedure with inherent risks. Knowledge of the PMJ structure is essential. It remains unclear whether patients with different facial types have different PMJ structures, or different surgical outcome. This study evaluated the computed tomographic images of 283 consecutive patients who received orthognathic surgery. Patients were classified into Angle class I, II, III and cleft lip/palate groups...
August 30, 2017: Scientific Reports
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