Current Therapy In Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9781416025276
eBook ISBN: 9781455703555
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 14th September 2011
Page Count: 1136


Written by expert surgeons and educators, Current Therapy in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery covers the latest treatment strategies, surgical techniques, and potential complications in OMS. Emphasizing an evidence-based approach, it covers all 12 subspecialties of OMS, addressing topics from surgical principles to oral surgery, anesthesia, cranio-maxillofacial trauma surgery, head and neck surgery, maxillofacial reconstructive surgery, orthognathic surgery, pediatric craniofacial surgery including cleft lip and palate, temporomandibular joint disorders, facial plastic surgery including rhinoplasty and facelifts, obstructive sleep apnea, and oral and maxillofacial infections. At the end of each chapter, Pearls and Pitfalls summarize the authors' insight, recommendations, and experience on that topic. Editor Dr. Shahrokh Bagheri is a noted professor, researcher, and speaker on OMS, and he leads an expert author team including Dr. R. Bryan Bell and Dr. Husain Ali Khan to help you master and apply the latest advances in OMS.

Key Features

  • More than 1,200 full-color photos and 200 color line drawings illustrate concepts and provide visual guidance in clinical areas.
  • Comprehensive sections and chapters represent essential topics, the newest advances, and controversial topics.
  • Clinical coverage brings together the latest knowledge in OMS in a concise, easy-to-apply way.
  • Resident-specific coverage describes the wide array of subspecialties and treatments available in the armamentarium of the modern OMS.
  • A focus on complications ensures that you are knowledgeable in this important part of any therapy or surgical discipline.
  • Expert contributors include the "best of the best," featuring leading, well-established, and respected surgeons and educators writing on their areas of specialty and providing current treatment strategies.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Principles

1. The History of Oral and Maxillfacial Surgery

2. Wound Healing: Repair Biology and Wound and Scar Treatment

3. Flap Classification and Principles of Flap Design for Head and Neck Reconstruction

4. Principles of Repair and Grafting of Bone and Cartilage

5. Burns of the Head and Neck

6. Endoscopic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

7. Principles of Microvascular Surgery

8. Antibiotic Prophylaxis to Prevent Surgical Site Infections in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

9. Tissue Engineering

10. Molecular Biology of Head and Neck Cancer: Therapeutic Implications

11. Principles of Distraction Osteogenesis

12. Principles of Implantology and Osseointegration

Section 2: Oral Surgery

13. Management of Asymptomatic Wisdom Teeth: An Evidence-Based Approach

14. Value of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: Dentistry's Liaisons to Medicine and Hospital Care

15. Removal of Third Molars

16. Management of the Impacted Canine

17. Implants for Orthodontic Anchorage: Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD)

18. Dental Implant Prosthetic Rehabilitation: Autogenous Bone Grafting for Alveolar Defects

19. Dental Implant Prosthetic Rehabilitation: Allogenic Grafting/Bone Graft Substitutes in Implant Dentistry

20. Dental Implant Prosthetic Rehabilitation: Vertical Distraction Ontogenesis

21. Dental Implant Prosthetic Rehabilitation: Sinus Grafting

22. Reconstruction of the Atrophic Mandible

23. Zygoma Implants in the Compromised Maxilla: Their Use in Both Atrophic and Maxillectomy Patients

24. Efficacy of RhBMP-2 in Association with Dental Implants

25. Computer Assisted Implant Surgery

26. Management of the Anti-Coagulated Patient

27. The Pre-Operative Cardiac Evaluation

28. Management of the Irradiated Patient



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