TITLE: MANDIBULAR FRACTURES
SOURCE: Dept. of Otolaryngology, UTMB, Grand Rounds
DATE: November 27, 1996
RESIDENT PHYSICIAN: Michael E. Prater, M.D.
FACULTY: Byron J. Bailey, M.D.
SERIES EDITOR: Francis B. Quinn, Jr., M.D.

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"This material was prepared by resident physicians in partial fulfillment of educational requirements established for the Postgraduate Training Program of the UTMB Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and was not intended for clinical use in its present form. It was prepared for the purpose of stimulating group discussion in a conference setting. No warranties, either express or implied, are made with respect to its accuracy, completeness, or timeliness. The material does not necessarily reflect the current or past opinions of members of the UTMB faculty and should not be used for purposes of diagnosis or treatment without consulting appropriate literature sources and informed professional opinion.


Table of Contents

Type Number % Complication
Nonrigid 99 17
AO Recon Plate 52 8
DCP (x2) 30(65)13(32)
Non compression Plate 81 3


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