Incidence, aetiology and pattern of mandibular fractures in central Switzerland

Zix, Juergen Andreasa; Schaller, Benoit; Lieger, Olivier; Saulacic, Nikola; Thorén, Hanna; Iizuka, Tateyuki (2011). Incidence, aetiology and pattern of mandibular fractures in central Switzerland. Swiss medical weekly, 141(w13207), w13207. Muttenz: EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag 10.4414/smw.2011.13207

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The two major causative factors for mandibular fractures, as stated in the literature, are either interpersonal violence or motor vehicle accidents. The purpose of this study was to describe epidemiological trends of mandibular fractures in Switzerland. A special emphasis was directed towards the potential impact of socio-economic standards on the mechanism and pattern of mandible fractures.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Head Organs and Neurology (DKNS) > Clinic of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery

UniBE Contributor:

Zix, Jürgen; Schaller, Benoît; Lieger, Olivier; Saulacic, Nikola; Thoren, Hanna Agneta and Iizuka, Tateyuki

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

1424-7860

Publisher:

EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:14

Last Modified:

08 Jun 2016 10:22

Publisher DOI:

10.4414/smw.2011.13207

PubMed ID:

21618147

Web of Science ID:

000291025600005

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.3545

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/3545 (FactScience: 207407)

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