Accepted for Publication: May 22, 2013.
Published Online: October 24, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2013.1404.
Study concept and design: Carron, Zuliani, Pereira, Abuhamdan, Bir.
Acquisition of data: Carron, Zuliani, Pereira, Abuhamdan, Thibault, Dau.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Carron, Pereira, Abuhamdan, Thibault, Dau.
Drafting of the manuscript: Carron, Pereira, Abuhamdan.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Carron, Zuliani, Pereira, Thibault, Dau, Bir.
Statistical analysis: Pereira, Abuhamdan, Dau.
Obtained funding: Carron, Zuliani, Pereira.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Carron, Pereira, Abuhamdan.
Study supervision: Carron, Zuliani, Pereira, Bir.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This study was funded by the KLS Martin Company. KLS Martin Sonic Weld plates and pins were provided in addition to $5000 used only for biomechanical laboratory testing equipment and personnel time.
Role of the Sponsor: KLS Martin Company had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Previous Presentations: This study was presented at the Michigan Otolaryngological Society Annual Meeting; July 22, 2011; Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Additional Information: This research won first place for resident research at the Michigan Otolaryngological Society Annual Meeting in 2011.
Correction: This article was corrected online October 24, 2013, for an error in the last column heading in Table 1 under column heading Right Fracture Site (Test) entry.