J Stomatol Oral Maxillofac Surg 2022 May 8. Epub 2022 May 8.
Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, General Surgery Dpt., Faculty of Medicine, Sohag Uni-versity, Sohag, Egypt.
Background/aim: The World Oral Maxillofacial Trauma (WORMAT) project was performed to analyse the causes and characteristics of maxillofacial fractures managed in 14 maxillofacial surgery divisions over a 1-year period.
Methods: The following data were collected: age, sex, cause and mechanism of maxillofacial fracture, alcohol and/or drug abuse at the time of trauma, fracture site, Facial Injury Severity Scale score (FISS), associated injury, day of trauma, timing and type of treatment, and length of hospitalisation. Statistical analyses were performed using SPSS software. Read More