Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 3

The Outcome of Reconstruction of Anterior Sinus Wall in Maxillary Fractures - A Clinical Prospective Study

Abinandan Patel, Girish G, Ghana Shree S*, Preethi Bhat, Varsha S and Ahamed Irfan Khazilane

Department of Facio-Maxillary Surgery, Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, India

*Corresponding Author: Ghana Shree S, Department of Facio-Maxillary Surgery, Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics, India.

Received: January 05, 2023; Published: February 09, 2023


Introduction: Limited literature exists on the outcome of reconstruction of the traumatized anterior sinus wall and the overall benefits hence a study was conducted.

Aim: To evaluate the efficacy of reconstruction of anterior sinus wall in maxillary fracture.

Material and Methods: The study was conducted in 27 patients with midfacial fractures involving the anterior wall of maxillary sinus who came to Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Trauma and Orthopaedics. Fixation of the fractured segments was done with titanium miniplates like routine in both the study and control group along with reconstruction of the fractured anterior sinus wall with titanium mesh in the study group alone. Clinical and radiological evaluation was done to examine in the differences between the study and control group in view of sinusitis.

Results: At 1st week, 4th week and 3 months post-operatively, the clinical and radiological features of sinusitis along with paraesthesia was found to be higher in the control group than in the study group and was statistically significant at the 4th week postoperative.

Conclusions: In larger bone defect of the anterior sinus wall, reconstruction can be considered for better aesthetic outcome, avoidance of paraesthesia and overall comfort during post operative period of 3-4 months.

Keywords: Maxillary Sinusitis; Anterior Maxillary Wall; Titanium Mesh; Midface Fractures; PNS Xray


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Citation: Ghana Shree S., et al. “The Outcome of Reconstruction of Anterior Sinus Wall in Maxillary Fractures - A Clinical Prospective Study".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 5.3 (2023): 09-27.


Copyright: © 2022 Ghana Shree S., 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.


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