The most commonly used adjunctive measures are drain placement, application of tissue sealant, and use of compression dressings
TRIO Best Practices » Facial Plastic/Reconstructive
Immediate repair should be undertaken for orbital blowout fractures where bony fragments impinge upon the optic nerve
Studies confirm the prognostic value of ENoG testing performed between 3 and 14 days after onset of complete facial paralysis
Autologous fat injections, and injectible fillers such as collagen and poly-L-lactic acid, can yield long-term results, but no definitive recommendation can be made
Cartilage grafting has comparable postoperative hearing results to traditional fascia grafting in pediatric patients, as well as improvement in long-term closure of the tympanic membrane
Delay in repairing mandible fractures post-injury can be associated with technical challenges and complications, but a delay of up to five days has not been shown to compromise outcomes in terms of bony union and occlusion.