Fixation of zygomatic fractures with a biodegradable copolymer osteosynthesis system: short- and long-term results.

@article{Enislidis2005FixationOZ,
  title={Fixation of zygomatic fractures with a biodegradable copolymer osteosynthesis system: short- and long-term results.},
  author={Georg Enislidis and George Lagogiannis and Gerd Wittwer and Christoph Glaser and Rolf Ewers},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={19-26}
}
Biodegradable osteosynthesis devices can be viewed as addition to, not yet replacement for conventional metal osteosynthesis materials. In a series of 65 patients with zygomatic fractures, a short-term complication/sequelae rate of 22.8% and a long-term complication rate of 9.4% were recorded. Lactosorb plates, panels and screws were the only devices used for osteosynthesis. All complications associated with the biodegradable material could be considered minor and were resolved by the use of… CONTINUE READING

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