New methods of fixing fragments of the lower jaw with a circumferential suture

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Four variants of the circumferential suture are described, which make it possible to fix fragments in all types of fractures of the body and angles of the lower jaw. 45 operations were performed. The provision of rigid fixation of the fragments for the entire period of treatment of mandibular fractures promoted good fracture healing. No complications were noted.

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I. A. Davudov

Kazan Order of the Red Banner of Labor Medical Institute named after S. V. Kurashova

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Department of Surgical Dentistry

Russian Federation


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1. Fixation of fragments of the lower jaw: a - with an oblique fracture with an angle of more than 30 °; b - with a transverse fracture with an angle of 80-90°; c - with a bilateral fracture of the chin (chin separation); d - with fractures of the angle of the lower jaw.

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