A comparison between 2.0-mm standard and 2.0-mm locking miniplates in the management of mandibular fractures

@article{Saikrishna2009ACB,
  title={A comparison between 2.0-mm standard and 2.0-mm locking miniplates in the management of mandibular fractures},
  author={Degala Saikrishna and Sujeeth Kumar Shetty and T R Marimallappa},
  journal={Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={8},
  pages={145-149}
}
PurposeThe purpose of this clinical study was to compare effectiveness of 2.0-mm locking miniplates and screws with 2.0-mm standard miniplates and screws in treating mandible fractures.Patients and methodsA randomized prospective study comprising of 40 samples, where 20 patients (group 1) were treated with locking plates and 20 patients (group 2) were treated with standard miniplates. All the cases were evaluated for the type of fracture, need for the Intermaxillary Fixation (IMF) and its… CONTINUE READING
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