Medical Complications Following Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Henry WardEmail author
  • Andre Ward


Cosmetic maxillofacial surgical procedures are elective ones. Optimizing our patient’s medical management will ultimately improve our surgical outcomes. This is usually accomplished by a detailed preoperative evaluation which includes a comprehensive history and physical examination. This chapter will focus on important aspects of the perioperative management of the cosmetic surgery patient. Potential complications will be reviewed. Management of these complications will also be discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of MedicineFarmingtonUSA
  3. 3.Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Quinnipiac Frank Netter School of MedicineHamdenUSA
  4. 4.School of Medical School, American University of the CaribbeanCupecoySt. Maarten

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