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Jaw Fixation Techniques MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Jaw Fixation Techniques
Tree Number(s)
E04.545.440
E06.645.440
Unique ID
D019248
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019248
Annotation
coord IM with MANDIBLE /‌surg or MAXILLA /‌surg (IM); MANDIBULAR ADVANCEMENT is also available
Scope Note
The stable placement of surgically induced fractures of the mandible or maxilla through the use of elastics, wire ligatures, arch bars, or other splints. It is used often in the cosmetic surgery of retrognathism and prognathism. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p636)
Entry Term(s)
Jaw Fixation Technics
Maxillomandibular Fixation
NLM Classification #
WU 610
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Jaw Fixation Techniques Preferred
Maxillomandibular Fixation Narrower
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