Midface Fractures Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Fractures of the middle portion of the facial skeleton are commonly referred to as midface or LeFort fractures. While significant progress has been made in terms of evaluation and treatment of such fractures, they remain a challenge for the maxillofacial surgeon. In this section, we will review the principles of midface fracture evaluation and repair, emphasizing the importance of understanding biomechanics and controversies that exist in respect to repair sequencing.

publication date

  • 2000