Is Surgical Navigation Useful for Treating Zygomatic Arch Fractures?

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Abstract

Objective:

To report the case of a 58-year-old man with a zygomatic arch fracture, which was well localized and reduced using a surgical navigation system.

Methods:

In this clinical report, the authors suggest intraoperative surgical navigation systems are useful diagnostically and for localizing sites of zygomatic arch fractures.

Results:

The patient underwent successful closed reduction of zygomatic arch fractures using a surgical navigation system.

Conclusions:

Surgical navigation is a useful tool for identifying the locations of zygomatic arch fractures and for guiding closed reduction. Surgical navigation is recommended for localizing the sites of zygomatic fractures.

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