Changes in Body Weight, Serum (Sodium, Potas- sium) and Serum Albumin after Intermaxillary Fixation in Traumatized and Obese Patients (Comparative Study)

@inproceedings{Sheet2012ChangesIB,
  title={Changes in Body Weight, Serum (Sodium, Potas- sium) and Serum Albumin after Intermaxillary Fixation in Traumatized and Obese Patients (Comparative Study)},
  author={Wael Sheet and Mohmmed K. Hassouni},
  year={2012}
}
Aims of the study: to evaluate the effects of intermaxillary fixation (IMF) on body weight, serum electrolytes ( Na+ and K+ ) and serum Albumin in traumatized and obese patients and to compare the changes between these two groups. Materials and Methods: A non randomized prospective study was done. The anthropometric measurement included 4 sites of skin fold thickness (triceps, biceps, subscapular and suprailiac skin folds), upper arm circumference, body mass index and laboratory investigations… CONTINUE READING

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