A simple, effective and rapid method of fixation of unstable zygomatic fractures is described, in which a K‐wire is inserted percutaneously through the prominence of the fractured malar and stabilized by further passage through both maxillae. The results of 11 cases are discussed. The method is compared with other commonly used methods of fixation, and with other techniques for internal fixation with K‐wire previously described.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1985|
- facial bone fracture
- K‐wire fixation
- zygomatic fracture