Reduction could be by Closed or Open methods. Open reduction refers to the method wherein the fracture fragments are exposed surgically by dissecting the tissues. Closed reduction refers to manipulation of the bone fragments without surgical exposure of the fragments. Once the fragments are reduced, the reduction is maintained by application of casts, traction or held by implants which may in turn be external or internal.
Technique and timing for closed reduction of isolated nasal fractures: A retrospective study. (Original Article).(Brief Article)
Jan 01, 2002; Abstract Isolated fractures of the nasal pyramid are among tile most common facial injuries. Nevertheless, studies of therapeutic...