Comparison of orbital fracture repair performed within 14 days versus 15 to 29 days after trauma.

@article{Canto2008ComparisonOO,
  title={Comparison of orbital fracture repair performed within 14 days versus 15 to 29 days after trauma.},
  author={Albert J Dal Canto and John V Linberg},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={437-43}
}
PURPOSE To examine whether orbital floor and/or medial wall fracture repair delayed for 15 to 29 days is as effective as early surgery. METHODS A retrospective review is reported comparing outcomes of early fracture repairs (performed 1-14 days after trauma) to delayed fracture repairs (performed 15-29 days after trauma). Ocular motility, diplopia, and time to resolution of diplopia postoperatively are the main endpoints. RESULTS Fifty-eight patients were included in the study: 36 underwent… CONTINUE READING

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