Comparison of functional recovery after nonsurgical and surgical treatment of condylar fractures.

@article{Takenoshita1990ComparisonOF,
  title={Comparison of functional recovery after nonsurgical and surgical treatment of condylar fractures.},
  author={Yasuharu Takenoshita and Haruaki Ishibashi and Masahiro Oka},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={1990},
  volume={48 11},
  pages={1191-5}
}
This article evaluates 16 cases of condylar fracture treated surgically, comparing them with the 20 cases treated nonsurgically, with a 2-year follow-up. Although severely displaced and luxated fractures were involved in the surgical group with rigid internal fixation, satisfactory postoperative function and occlusion were achieved at the same level as in… CONTINUE READING