volume 41, issue 1, P42-46 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.05.008
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Marcos Kazuo Yamamoto, Ricardo Pimenta D'Avila, João Gualberto de Cerqueira Luz

Abstract: It was concluded that most cases requiring surgical retreatment of mandibular fractures comprised nonunion or soft tissue infection associated with screw loosening or plate exposure. Consequently, the main procedures needed were new fixation or surgical exploration with the removal of fixation material.