Among professional [soccer] players, a relevant incidence of maxillofacial trauma has been reported. The main challenge in these particular patients is to give them the possibility of a very short convalescence period and to make possible their agonistic activity as soon as possible. The authors here present an innovative technique to realize this-the Security Hi-tech Individual Extra-Light Device Mask, a customizable protective shield based on the player's face cast. A completely customized mask was forged over the player's face cast to protect the injured area. This mask shortens convalescence period, and due to its realization, it is comfortable and easy fitting, thus allowing the player to perform at a professional level in his sport activity in the shortest time possible.

Security Hi-tech Individual Extra-Light Device Mask: A new protection for [soccer] players / Cascone, Piero; Bernardino, Petrucci; Ramieri, Valerio; Marianetti, TITO MATTEO. - In: THE JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY. - ISSN 1049-2275. - 19:3(2008), pp. 772-776. [10.1097/scs.0b013e31816b1ad4]

Security Hi-tech Individual Extra-Light Device Mask: A new protection for [soccer] players

CASCONE, PIERO;RAMIERI, VALERIO;MARIANETTI, TITO MATTEO
2008

Abstract

Among professional [soccer] players, a relevant incidence of maxillofacial trauma has been reported. The main challenge in these particular patients is to give them the possibility of a very short convalescence period and to make possible their agonistic activity as soon as possible. The authors here present an innovative technique to realize this-the Security Hi-tech Individual Extra-Light Device Mask, a customizable protective shield based on the player's face cast. A completely customized mask was forged over the player's face cast to protect the injured area. This mask shortens convalescence period, and due to its realization, it is comfortable and easy fitting, thus allowing the player to perform at a professional level in his sport activity in the shortest time possible.
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