"Jaw Fixation Techniques" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The stable placement of surgically induced fractures of the mandible or maxilla through the use of elastics, wire ligatures, arch bars, or other splints. It is used often in the cosmetic surgery of retrognathism and prognathism. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p636)
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- Maxillomandibular Fixation
- Fixation, Maxillomandibular
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Jaw Fixation Techniques" by people in Profiles.
Stability of open bite correction with sagittal split osteotomy and closing rotation of the mandible. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Jan; 68(1):149-59.
Rapid maxillary distraction protocol utilizing the halo distraction system and rigid internal fixation. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2007 Sep; 44(5):476-81.
Endoscopic-assisted repair of subcondylar fractures. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2003 Oct; 96(4):387-91.