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Computer-assisted Virtual Surgery and Splint Fabrication for Paediatric Mandible Fracture
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 Title & Authors
Computer-assisted Virtual Surgery and Splint Fabrication for Paediatric Mandible Fracture
Lee, Jung-woo;
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 Abstract
Closed reduction using acrylic splints with circummandibular fixation has been known to be useful techniques in pediatric mandibular fractures. However, this technique has some shortcomings, including needs for impression taking or additional laboratory process, which can increase the exposure time of general anesthesia or make an additional sedation visit. Recently, the advancement of computer-aided maxillofacial surgery offers to clinicians to expansion of its application. This case report represents a technique of computer-assisted virtual reconstruction and computer-aided designed splint fabrication in a 2-year-old boy with mandibular body fracture.
 Keywords
Pediatric mandibular fracture;Computer-assisted surgery;Virtual simulation;
 Language
English
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