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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 377-380

Frequency of midfacial traumatic injuries - A report from the maxillofacial reconstructive and plastic surgery department of Kyrgyz Republic Health Service Ministry's National Hospital, Bishkek from 2013-17 - A retrospective study

1 Department of Special Clinical Disciplines, International School of Medicine, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan
2 Department of Stomatology, Kyrgyz State Medical Institute for Retraining and Advanced Training, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan
3 Department of Surgical Stomatology and Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Akhunbaev Kyrgyz State Medical Academy, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan
4 Department of Pediatric Stomatology, Maxillo-Facial and Plastic Surgery, Elzin Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan
5 Department of Maxillofacial, Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery, Kyrgyz Republic Health Service Ministry's National Hospital, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan

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Prof. Ilshat Yuldashev
Department of Special Clinical Disciplines, International School of Medicine, Post Box 2000, Glavpochtamt, Bishkek 720000, Kyrgyz Republic
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DOI: 10.4103/ams.ams_2_20

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Introduction: The aim of the study was to conduct a retrospective analysis of the fractures of the mid-face zone from 2013 to 2017 years in the above hospital and to determine the nature of the injuries and the main methods of diagnosis and treatment. Materials and Methods: This was a retrospective analysis of 4966 patients who underwent treatment at the hospital from 2013 to 2017. Data about etiology, site of injury, time of admission to the clinic, number and type of associated injuries, type and length of treatment, and complications were analyzed. Results: Of total 4966 patients, 581 (11.69%) were with traumatic injuries and 114 (2.3%) were with injuries of the middle face zone. The most common age was 21–30 years, male-to-female ratio – 6:1, reason of trauma was assaults – 50 (44%), road traffic accidents – 28 (25%), falls – 19 (31%), and horse riding trauma – 16 (14%). Discussion: The main treatment approaches were wiring or titanium plates on open reduction and splint intermaxillary fixation.

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