Evaluation of hemorrhage depressors on blood loss during orthognathic surgery: a retrospective study.

@article{Zellin2004EvaluationOH,
  title={Evaluation of hemorrhage depressors on blood loss during orthognathic surgery: a retrospective study.},
  author={G{\"o}ran Zellin and Lars Rasmusson and Jan P{\aa}lsson and K E Kahnberg},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2004},
  volume={62 6},
  pages={662-6}
}
PURPOSE Correction of dentofacial deformities by orthognathic surgery may cause significant bleeding and therefore hypotensive anesthesia is often used to reduce the blood loss. The main objective of the present clinical study was to determine whether the addition of hemorrhage depressors to other medication during orthognathic surgery would further reduce the blood loss. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirty patients, consecutively operated on with standardized Le Fort I osteotomies in 1998 (n = 15… CONTINUE READING
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