Epidemiological analysis of maxillofacial fractures in Brazil: a 5-year prospective study.

@article{Brasileiro2006EpidemiologicalAO,
  title={Epidemiological analysis of maxillofacial fractures in Brazil: a 5-year prospective study.},
  author={Bernardo Ferreira Brasileiro and Luis Augusto Passeri},
  journal={Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics},
  year={2006},
  volume={102 1},
  pages={28-34}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess the characteristics of maxillofacial fractures in the Piracicaba region of Brazil during a 5-year period and to delineate comparisons with worldwide facial fracture patterns. STUDY DESIGN A descriptive statistical analysis was developed based on data collected using a specifically designed clinical survey of all patients who attended the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Piracicaba Dental School from 1999 to 2004. Information… CONTINUE READING
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