Reduction of postoperative facial swelling by low-dose methylprednisolone: an experimental study.

@article{Milles1993ReductionOP,
  title={Reduction of postoperative facial swelling by low-dose methylprednisolone: an experimental study.},
  author={Maano Milles and Paul J. Desjardins},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={1993},
  volume={51 9},
  pages={
          987-91
        }
}
The effectiveness of a low-dose, preoperative regimen of methylprednisolone for the reduction of postoperative facial edema after impacted third molar surgery was evaluated using the facial plethysmograph. Eleven patients were given 16 mg methylprednisolone orally the evening before surgery, combined with 20 mg methylprednisolone intravenously immediately preoperatively, in a double blind, randomized, crossover study. Facial contour was measured preoperatively, and then on days 1, 2, 3, 4, and… CONTINUE READING
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