Executive Editor: Marcelo Figari, Gregorio Sánchez Aniceto

General Editor: Daniel Buchbinder

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

Mandible - Body, complex

General considerations

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

It is especially recommended in noncompliant patients.

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