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Fractures of the Facial Skeleton, 2nd Edition

Michael Perry, Andrew Brown, Peter Banks

ISBN: 978-1-119-02934-2 April 2015 Wiley-Blackwell 176 Pages


Fractures of the Facial Skeleton, Second Edition gives a clear, concise and practical overview of the management of maxillofacial injuries. This new edition has been fully updated to include recent developments and improvements in facial trauma management, with expanded sections on emergency and early treatment, soft tissue injuries and major maxillofacial injuries.

Written by an experienced author team, this text will appeal to trainees in all surgical specialities involved in facial trauma. Summary tables and colour illustrations throughout aid understanding, making this both an ideal introduction to the subject and a useful exam revision text.

Key features include:

  • New, updated edition of a well-respected text
  • Easy-to-read, practical clinical handbook
  • Covers aetiology and anatomy, emergency management of trauma, imaging, treatment of dentoalveolar, mandible and midfacial injuries, postoperative care, and complications
  • Suitable for postgraduate students, trainees and practitioners in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practitioners of other medical disciplines involved in facial trauma

Preface vii

Acknowledgements ix

1 Facial trauma: incidence, aetiology and principles of treatment 1

2 Emergency management of facial trauma 9

3 Clinical features of facial fractures 23

4 Imaging 51

5 Treatment of dentoalveolar injuries 60

6 Treatment of fractures of the mandible 69

7 Treatment of fractures of the midface and upper face 97

8 Soft tissue injuries and fractures associated with tissue loss 127

9 Postoperative care 139

10 Complications 148

Index 161

"..performs its task admirably...clear, concise and extremely readable, with well thought out focussed chapters." British Journal of Plastic Surgery 

"..The reviewer can only wholeheartedly recommend this book. It is particularly suitable for trainees revising for Board examinations." International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 "This book should be a must in every maxillofacial library…it can be highly recommended without reservation." British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery