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JARDON CABALLERO, José; MESTRE CABELLO, Johannes René  and  LEYET MARTINEZ, Mario Rafael. Surgical procedure in a patient with multiple facial fract. MEDISAN [online]. 2016, vol.20, n.11, pp. 2367-2372. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 45 years patient that was assisted in the Emergency Intensive Cares Unit of "Saturnino Lora Torres" Teaching Clinical Surgical Provincial Hospital in Santiago de Cuba is described, after falling down of an approximate height of 6 meters due to a high energy impact that provoked him fractures in the three thirds of the facial region. He was surgically treated as an emergency by a multidisciplinary team. After several surgical procedures and intubation with mechanical ventilation for 72 hours, he was referred to the Intensive Cares Unit due to his very serious state, where he stayed during 21 days and had a favorable clinical course

Keywords : facial traumatisms; panfacial fractures; rigid internal skeletal fixation.

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