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Table 1 Treatment depending symptoms (percentages in relation to complete collective)

From: Orbital floor fractures – short- and intermediate-term complications depending on treatment procedures

Treatment median defect size (mm2) Diplopia Exopthalmus Enophthalmus
Pre-surgery Post-surgery Pre-surgery Post-surgery Pre-surgery Post-surgery
No surgery indicated 81,0 10 (11,6 %) 1 (1,2 %) 2 (2,3 %) 1 (1,2 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %)
Exact reposition without need of insertion of alloplastic material 142,8 1 (6,7 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %)
0,15 mm diameter PDS-foil 267,3 74 (16 %) 21 (4,9 %) 11 (2,5) 8 (1,8 %) 4 (0,9 %) 6 (1,4 %)
0,25 mm diameter PDS-foil 437,3 9 (34,6 %) 1 (3,8 %) 1 (3,8 %) 2 (7,7 %) 1 (3,8 %) 1 (3,8 %)
Titanium mesh implant 601,5 10 (45,5 %) 7 (31,8 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 3 (13,6 %) 0 (0 %)