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OBJECTIVES To study the value of coronal incisions for treating zygomatic complex fractures. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective study was conducted on 69 out of 83 patients regarding the indications and complications of scalp incisions for treating zygomatic complex fractures (the other 14 patients were treated by local incisions and approaches). (More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the clinical feature of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis and to investigate the advantage and disadvantage of all kind of surgery methods of TMJ ankylosis for supplying references to the treatment of TMJ ankylosis. METHODS Aetiology, sex, age at time of treatment, clinical features, radiographic findings, surgical treatment was(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the methods of orthognathic treatment for mandibular asymmetry. METHODS 110 cases of mandibular asymmetry had been treated in past thirteen years. The type of deformity, the management of the cases, and the effects of orthognathic treatment were summarized in this paper. Orthodontic therapy was taken before and after operation to(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate clinical features of disk displacement during the course of condylar fracture and to explore the techniques of disk reposition and suturation. METHODS 32 patients (10 females and 22 males) who had disk displacements with condylar fractures were followed up. Reduction and reposition of the dislocated disks simultaneously with(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of soft tissue incision and rigid internal fixation in the treatment of zygomatic fracture. METHODS 70 cases with zygomatic fracture were entered into the study. The clinical data of 65 patients who were performed operations in the treatment were analyzed. The study focused on the incision, number and locations of(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of muscular rehabilitation on recovery after sagittal split ramus osteotomy. METHODS Twenty-seven patients undergoing sagittal split ramus osteotomy received passive motion training and muscle endurance training after surgery using the new-developed mouth-opening trainer. The passive motion training began 2-3 days after(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective was to study the clinical application and effects of minimal incisions for treating zygomatic complex (ZMC) fractures. METHODS A retrospective study was conducted on the 155 patients who underwent reduction of surgical injury by minimal incision for treating ZMC fractures. RESULTS The outcomes after treatment were satisfactory(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the method and results of disk reposition in the treatment of traumatogenic TMJ ankylosis. METHODS In 19 cases of traumatogenic ankylosis of TMJ, the dislocated disks were repositioned during anthroplasty. In the operation, the dissection of dislocated disk was performed carefully around the TMJ. The disk was repositioned to its(More)
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