Long-term sequelae after surgery for orbital floor fractures.

@article{Folkestad1999LongtermSA,
  title={Long-term sequelae after surgery for orbital floor fractures.},
  author={Lena Folkestad and Thomas Westin},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={120 6},
  pages={914-21}
}
A surgical technique involving exact repositioning and rigid fixation is required for the reduction of fractures of the orbital floor. Even then, sequelae may be present long after the trauma. The aim of this study was to establish the frequency and type of sequelae after surgery for orbital floor fractures and to investigate the extent to which the method of surgery had any impact on the severity of the sequelae. A questionnaire was sent to all 107 patients (response rate 77%) 1 to 5 years… CONTINUE READING

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