A Review of the Use of Resorbable Plateing Systems in Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery
Douglas Hammond* and Sat Parmar
Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Metchley Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 2TG, UK
- *Corresponding Author:
- Douglas Hammond
Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Metchley Lane
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 2TG, UK
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: August 17, 2013; Accepted Date: October 15, 2013; Published Date: October 20, 2013
Citation: Hammond D, Parmar S (2013) A Review of the Use of Resorbable Plateing Systems in Cranio- Maxillofacial Surgery. Trop Med Surg 1:151. doi: 10.4172/2329-9088.1000151
Copyright: © 2013 Hammond D, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Resorbable materials have been used for many different procedures in cranio-maxillofacial surgery. However, they have had varying rates of success. The use of resorbable for oncological reconstruction is a relatively new area, compared with paediatric trauma and orthognathic surgery.