Rigid fixation: A review of concepts and treatment of fractures

John K. Jones, Joseph E. Van Sickels

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Rigid fixation has been given considerable attention in the current literature. The concepts of treatment and the philosophies of the different systems vary, as do the results reported by different authors. This article reviews the basic tenets of rigid fixation and points out where systems are similar or diverge. Advantages and disadvantages of each system are covered.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-18
Number of pages6
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • General Dentistry


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