International Journal of Morphology
versão On-line ISSN 0717-9502
OLATE, Sergio et al. Descriptive Study of Surgical Approach for Zygomatic Complex Fractures. Int. J. Morphol. [online]. 2009, vol.27, n.2, pp. 299-304. ISSN 0717-9502. doi: 10.4067/S0717-95022009000200003.
The aim of this research was to evaluated the surgical approach for zygomatic complex and zygomatic arch fracture. Was doing a retrospective study, evaluating clinical charts of patients with treatment between April 1 of 1999 and December 31, 2008. Were study sociodemographic variables, type and quantitative fracture and displacement of osseous fragment. A descriptive analysis was do it surgical approach used and when was necessary, realized a statistical analysis with Chi-Square test for nominal variables, with p<0.05 for significant statistic. One hundred fifty tree patient was surgically treated for ZC fracture, doing 251 surgical approach. More realized approach was intraoral, follow for subciliary and superciliary approach. Always exist more approach for zygomatimaxillary pillar, follow to infraorbitary rim and frontozygomatic suture, with a little difference. Was not possible show statistic association between de veriables and the quantity of surgical approach for ZC fractures. Surgical approach was response to individual necessity, obtained certain indications more than surgeon preferences.
Palavras-chave : Maxillofacial trauma; Zigoma fracture; Surgical approach.