Epidemiology of maxillofacial trauma in the elderly: a European multicenter study

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dc.contributor.author Brucoli, Matteo
dc.contributor.author Boffano, Paolo
dc.contributor.author Romeo, Irene
dc.contributor.author Corio, Chiara
dc.contributor.author Benech, Arnaldo
dc.contributor.author Ruslin, Muhammad
dc.contributor.author Forouzanfar, Tymour
dc.contributor.author Jensen, Thomas Starch-
dc.contributor.author Rodríguez-Santamarta, Tanía
dc.contributor.author de Vicente, Juan Carlos
dc.contributor.author Snäll, Johanna
dc.contributor.author Thorén, Hanna
dc.contributor.author Aničić, Boban
dc.contributor.author Konstantinovic, Vitomir S.
dc.contributor.author Pechalova, Petia
dc.contributor.author Pavlov, Nikolai
dc.contributor.author Daskalov, Hristo
dc.contributor.author Doykova, Iva
dc.contributor.author Kelemith, Kadri
dc.contributor.author Tamme, Tiia
dc.contributor.author Kopchak, Andrey
dc.contributor.author Shumynskyi, Ievgen
dc.contributor.author Corre, Pierre
dc.contributor.author Bertin, Helios
dc.contributor.author Goguet, Quentin
dc.contributor.author Anquetil, Marine
dc.contributor.author Louvrier, Aurélien
dc.contributor.author Meyer, Christophe
dc.contributor.author Dovšak, Tadej
dc.contributor.author Vozlič, David
dc.contributor.author Birk, Anže
dc.contributor.author Tarle, Marko
dc.contributor.author Dediol, Emil
dc.date.accessioned 2020-09-21T06:03:01Z
dc.date.available 2021-12-18T03:45:18Z
dc.date.issued 2020-09
dc.identifier.citation Brucoli , M , Boffano , P , Romeo , I , Corio , C , Benech , A , Ruslin , M , Forouzanfar , T , Jensen , T S , Rodríguez-Santamarta , T , de Vicente , J C , Snäll , J , Thorén , H , Aničić , B , Konstantinovic , V S , Pechalova , P , Pavlov , N , Daskalov , H , Doykova , I , Kelemith , K , Tamme , T , Kopchak , A , Shumynskyi , I , Corre , P , Bertin , H , Goguet , Q , Anquetil , M , Louvrier , A , Meyer , C , Dovšak , T , Vozlič , D , Birk , A , Tarle , M & Dediol , E 2020 , ' Epidemiology of maxillofacial trauma in the elderly: a European multicenter study ' , Journal of stomatology, oral & maxillofacial surgery , vol. 121 , no. 4 , pp. 330-338 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jormas.2019.09.002
dc.identifier.other PURE: 126882355
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 2a1efe08-1f4a-495c-a95c-a18f075161eb
dc.identifier.other RIS: urn:92893384B5759C4AE0B45059852839C0
dc.identifier.other WOS: 000572692400003
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/319501
dc.description.abstract ABSTRACT Introduction: The progressive aging of European population seems to determine a change in the epidemiology, incidence and etiology of maxillofacial fractures with an increase in the frequency of old patients sustaining craniofacial trauma. The objective of the present study was to assess the demographic variables, causes, and patterns of facial fractures in elderly population (with 70 years or more). Materials and Methods: The data from all geriatric patients (70 years or more) with facial fractures between January 1, 2013, and December 31, 2017, were collected. The following data were recorded for each patient: gender, age, voluptuary habits, comorbidities, etiology, site of facial fractures, synchronous body injuries, Facial Injury Severity Score (FISS). Results: A total of 1334 patients (599 male and 735 female patients) were included in the study. Mean age was 79.3 years, and 66% of patients reported one or more comorbidities. The most frequent cause of injury was fall and zygomatic fractures were the most frequently observed injuries. Falls were associated with a low FISS value (p<.005). Concomitant injuries were observed in 27.3% of patients. Falls were associated with the absence of concomitant injuries. The ninth decade (p <.05) and a high FISS score (p <.005) were associated with concomitant body injuries too. Conclusions: This study confirms the role of falls in the epidemiology of facial trauma in the elderly, but also highlights the frequency of involvement of females, and the high frequency of zygomatic fractures. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of stomatology, oral & maxillofacial surgery
dc.rights cc_by_nc_nd
dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject 3126 Surgery, anesthesiology, intensive care, radiology
dc.subject facial fractures
dc.subject multicenter
dc.subject epidemiology
dc.subject etiology
dc.subject falls
dc.subject Falls
dc.subject ETIOLOGY
dc.subject Etiology
dc.subject FACIAL FRACTURES
dc.subject Facial fractures
dc.subject Multicenter
dc.subject Epidemiology
dc.subject 313 Dentistry
dc.title Epidemiology of maxillofacial trauma in the elderly: a European multicenter study en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization HUS Head and Neck Center
dc.contributor.organization Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases
dc.contributor.organization University of Helsinki
dc.contributor.organization Helsinki University Hospital Area
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jormas.2019.09.002
dc.relation.issn 2468-8509
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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