Maxillofacial fractures in the province of Latina, Lazio, Italy: review of 400 injuries and 83 cases.

@article{Arangio2014MaxillofacialFI,
  title={Maxillofacial fractures in the province of Latina, Lazio, Italy: review of 400 injuries and 83 cases.},
  author={Paolo Arangio and Valentino Vellone and Umberto Torre and Vincenzo Calafati and Marco Capriotti and Piero Cascone},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={583-7}
}
A retrospective study was performed to assess maxillofacial fractures in patients treated at the public "S.M. Goretti Hospital" hospital from 2011 to 31/8/2012. Data were prospectively recorded including age and sex, cause and mechanisms of injury, soft tissue injuries, dentoalveolar trauma, facial bone fractures and type of treatment. The pre-surgical and post-surgical hospitalization days were also analysed. Causes were grouped into five categories: road traffic collision, sports accidents… CONTINUE READING