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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Development Plates For Stable Internal Fixation: Study Of Mechanical Resistance In Simulated Fractures Of The Mandibular Condyle
Author: Celegatti Filho T.S.
Rodrigues D.C.
Lauria A.
Moreira R.W.F.
Consani S.
Abstract: Objective To develop Y-shaped plates with different thicknesses to be used in simulated fractures of the mandibular condyle. Ten plates were developed in Y shape, containing eight holes, and 30 synthetic polyurethane mandible replicas were developed for the study. Material and methods The load test was performed on an Instron Model 4411 universal testing machine, applying load in the mediolateral and anterior-posterior positions on the head of the condyle. Two-way ANOVA with Tukey testing with a 5% significance level was used. Results It was observed that when the load was applied in the medial-lateral plate of greater thickness (1.5 mm), it gave the highest strength, while in the anteroposterior direction, the plate with the highest resistance was of the lesser thickness (0.6 mm). A plate with a thickness of 1.5 mm was the one with the highest average value for all displacements. In the anteroposterior direction, the highest values of resistance were seen in the displacement of 15 mm. Conclusion After comparing the values of the biomechanical testing found in the scientific literature, it is suggested that the use of Y plates are suitable for use in subcondylar fractures within the limitations of the study.
Editor: Churchill Livingstone
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2014.10.029
Address: http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84919696229&partnerID=40&md5=63fa9efb03bbc766593f25c3848d40e3
Date Issue: 2015
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