Facial fractures - association with ocular injuries: A 13-year review of one practice in a tertiary care centre.

@article{Nagase2006FacialF,
  title={Facial fractures - association with ocular injuries: A 13-year review of one practice in a tertiary care centre.},
  author={Daniel Y Nagase and Douglas J Courtemanche and Daniel A Peters},
  journal={The Canadian journal of plastic surgery = Journal canadien de chirurgie plastique},
  year={2006},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={167-71}
}
BACKGROUND The incidence of ocular injury associated with facial fractures has been reported to be between 0.8% and 30%. OBJECTIVE Because of this wide range of incidences, a system to stratify the risk of ocular injury by type of facial fracture was sought. METHODS The present study reviewed 266 patients with facial fractures to determine the risk factors for ocular injury. The anatomy of each facial fracture was classified using an orbit-centred approach according to the number of orbital… CONTINUE READING

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