Executive Editor: Marcelo Figari, Gregorio Sánchez Aniceto

General Editor: Daniel Buchbinder

Authors: Ricardo Cienfuegos, Carl-Peter Cornelius, Edward Ellis III, George Kushner

Mandible - Angle and ramus, complex

General considerations

Open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) is the recommended method for complex angle fractures to assure adequate stability in the fracture site, thus preventing complications.

Angular fractures are more likely to result in postoperative complications such as infection.



Authors' added material

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