Use of resorbable implants for mandibular fixation: a systematic review.

@article{Agarwal2009UseOR,
  title={Use of resorbable implants for mandibular fixation: a systematic review.},
  author={Shailesh Agarwal and Amit Gupta and Mark A Grevious and Russell R. Reid},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={331-9}
}
Titanium plating is recognized as the criterion standard for the treatment of mandibular fractures and osteotomies. Use of resorbable implants is well documented in the literature for a range of craniofacial fractures. However, no clear review exists of the use of resorbable implants on the mandible. In this systematic review, we searched MEDLINE/PubMed and the Cochrane Database for studies of resorbable mandibular fixation. Two independent reviewers analyzed the search results using specific… CONTINUE READING
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Use of resorbable implants for mandibular fixation : a systematic review

  • S Agarwal, A Gupta, M Grevious, RR Reid
  • Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
  • 2009

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