Thursday, September 15, 2011
3:30PM - 5:30PM
Steven G Press, DDS
Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
High-energy facial trauma frequently produces complex, comminuted fractures that require extensive operative repair and complicated secondary reconstruction. Virtual surgical planning enables surgeons to manipulate fracture segments to simulate fracture reduction and provide improved clinical outcome through precise fracture reduction and reduced operating room time through use of preoperatively contoured plates.
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to: