volume 41, issue 1, Pe17-e23 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.04.002
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Majeed Rana, Nils-Claudius Gellrich, Constantin von See, Christine Weiskopf, Marcus Gerressen, Alireza Ghassemi, Ali Modabber

Abstract: Surgical treatment and complications in patients with mandibular fractures leads to a significant degree of tissue trauma resulting in common postoperative symptoms and signs of pain, facial swelling, mandible dysfunction and limited mouth opening (trismus). Beneficial effects of local cold treatment on postoperative swelling, oedema, pain, inflammation and haemorrhage, as well as the reduction of metabolism, bleeding and haematomas have been described. The aim of this study was to compare postoperative coolin…

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