What is it about?

Craniofacial surgery is to help children born with deformed face and skull. In addition to being a social stigma, these conditions have fatal functional problems. Distraction osteogenesis is one of the techniques that help such children. The authors explain about this technique and a unique mishap they have faced during the procedure. They also explain how its been managed successfully.

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Why is it important?

Complications in craniofacial surgery could be fatal and a thorough understanding and vast experience are mandatory. Learning from others mistakes are healthy for clinicians and patients.


Learning from others mistakes is a wiser approach to simplify clinicians' life.

Naveen kumar Jayakumar

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This page is a summary of: Unique mishap following transfacial pin fixated midface distraction and successful management using nasal endoscopy, BMJ Case Reports, December 2019, BMJ, DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2019-230940.
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