The retromandibular transparotid approach to mandibular subcondylar fractures.

  title={The retromandibular transparotid approach to mandibular subcondylar fractures.},
  author={Lan Yang and Pavan Patil},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  volume={41 4},
The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety, utility and morbidity associated with the treatment of mandibular subcondylar fractures using the retromandibular transparotid approach and to evaluate the stability of a single 2mm miniplate fixation system for such fractures. Forty-two cases with 48 mandibular subcondylar fractures were analysed prospectively for 12 months and evaluated for functional results, scar, postoperative complications and stability of fixation. There were three cases… CONTINUE READING

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