Surgical glove perforation and maxillofacial trauma: to plate or wire?


The technique of interdental wiring was compared with a small-plate osteosynthesis technique (SPO) in a prospective study of surgical glove perforations acquired during the treatment of mandibular fractures. Using the SPO technique there was a significant reduction in the incidence of skin penetrating injuries in the surgeon (P less than 0.005) and… (More)


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