Global trends in maxillofacial fractures.

@article{Lee2012GlobalTI,
  title={Global trends in maxillofacial fractures.},
  author={Kai H Lee},
  journal={Craniomaxillofacial trauma & reconstruction},
  year={2012},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={213-22}
}
Background The etiology, demographics, fracture site in facial injury patients have been reported worldwide. However, few studies have attempted to identify changes in maxillofacial fractures over time periods and between countries. The statistics are vastly different due to variations in social, environmental, and cultural factors. Methods Data were collected from departmental records between 1996 and 2006 for patients treated at Christchurch Hospital for facial fractures. Variables examined… CONTINUE READING

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