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Surgical Mini-Lectures and Clinics

Saturday, September 17, 2011
7:00AM - 9:00AM

Location

(C) 204C

S415

Management of Frontal Sinus Fractures

Rajesh Gutta, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Deepak G Krishnan, DDS
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Synopsis

Fractures involving the frontal sinus either in isolation or in concomitance with other injuries presents challenges in diagnosis and management to the oral & maxillofacial surgeon. This presentation will discuss the patterns of frontal sinus injury, interpretation of imaging, indications for surgical intervention, and modalities of treatment.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Discuss the principles in the management of frontal sinus fractures, including pertinent anatomy, patterns of injury, surgical approaches, and the indications for surgery.
  2. Discuss the principles in the management of frontal sinus fractures, including pertinent anatomy, patterns of injury, surgical approaches, and the various methods utilized in the treatment.

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