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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Ristow, Oliver; Hohlweg-Majert, Bettina; Kehl, Victoria; Koerdt, Steffen; Hahnefeld, Lilian; Pautke, Christoph 
Title:
Does elastic therapeutic tape reduce postoperative swelling, pain, and trismus after open reduction and internal fixation of mandibular fractures? 
Abstract:
The aim of the present study was to investigate whether the application of elastic therapeutic tape (Kinesio Tape [KT]) prevents or decreases swelling, pain, and trismus after open reduction and internal fixation of mandibular fracture, thus improving patients' postoperative morbidity.To address the research purpose, the investigators designed and implemented an open-label, monocentric, parallel-group, randomized clinical trial. Patients were prospectively assigned for treatment of unilateral ma...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
71 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1387-96 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0278-2391 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie