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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 34-37

Intraoperative three-dimensional imaging in the management of orbital trauma

1 Department of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery and Pathology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
2 Department of Care Planning and Restorative Sciences, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA

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Pia Chatterjee Kirk
2500 N. State Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39216
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jomr.jomr_16_19

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Background: Intraoperative three-dimensional (3D) imaging can be utilized to detect bone malpositioning during facial fracture repair. Aim: This article exhibits a case of left Zygomatic maxillary complex fracture that was repaired with the aid of intraoperative 3D imaging technology. Methods: A critical size orbital floor defect was apparent on the imaging, necessitating an immediate repair avoiding a second-revision surgery. Results and Conclusion: The use of 3D imaging has historically been underutilized due to financial and time constraints. However, when comparing to costs and time utilized to undergo a second surgery, usage of 3D imaging intraoperatively is beneficial to the patient, team, and the institution.

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