Does The Titanium Plate Fixation of Symphyseal Fracture Affect Mandibular Growth?


Bayram B., YILMAZ A. , Ersoz E., Uckan S.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.23, no.6, 2012 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/scs.0b013e31826bf424
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Keywords: Metallic fixation, mandibular fracture, mandibular growth, RIGID FIXATION, CHILDREN, RABBIT

Abstract

The effect of metallic fixation on growth is a major concern in children and is not yet clear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of metallic fixation of mandibular symphyseal fracture on mandibular growth.