Management of mandibular angle fractures using a 1.7 mm 3-dimensional strut plate.

  title={Management of mandibular angle fractures using a 1.7 mm 3-dimensional strut plate.},
  author={Varnika Pandey and Ongkila Bhutia and Shakil Ahmed Nagori and Ashu Bhalla Seith and Ajoy Roychoudhury},
  journal={Journal of oral biology and craniofacial research},
  volume={6 1},
AIM We report our experience with the use of 1.7 mm 3-dimentional (3D) strut plate for the management of mandibular angle fractures. METHODS This prospective study enrolled 15 patients in whom mandibular angle fractures were treated with 1.7 mm 3D plate using trans-buccal trochar. Patients were evaluated at 72 h, 2 weeks, 6 weeks and 12 weeks for fracture stability, occlusion, soft-tissue swelling, infection and post-operative inferior alveolar nerve damage. Other complications like wound… CONTINUE READING


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