La obra es totalmente novedosa en su formato y presentación, ya que es la primera vez que se edita un libro de medicina bucal en formato bolsillo. Se estructura en un formato de doble página en donde en la parte izquierda se describe brevemente la patología y a la derecha se ilustra con magníficas fotografías clínicas a todo color.
Los temas se presentan inicialmente por síntomas y signos, y a continuación, se describen las diferentes localizaciones y se presentan resúmenes de las afecciones que aparecen más comunmente.
* Su objetivo principal es facilitar el correcto diagnóstico y el plan de tratamiento. Cada uno de los capítulos se inicia con unos puntos clave sobre la patología, posteriormente hay un apartado de posibles causas que lo pueden provocar y finalmente un algoritmo para el correcto diagnóstico.
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Crispian Scully is a Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Oral Health-General Health; and is emeritus Professor at UCL. He is Co-Editor of Oral Diseases, Medicina Oral, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry.
Crispian Scully is Past-President of the International Academy of Oral Oncology, European Association of Oral Medicine, British Society for Oral Medicine and British Society of Disability and Oral Health, he has served as Dean in Bristol and UCL; on the General Dental Council; on the Councils of the Royals colleges in Glasgow and Edinburgh; and on committees of NICE and CRUK, He has written and edited over 45 books, written over 150 book chapters and has over 1000 papers cited on MEDLINE. He has received the CBE, University of Helsinki Medal of Honour, University of Santiago de Compostela Medal, University of Granada Medal, Fellowship of UCL, and honorary degrees from the Universities of Athens, Granada, Helsinki and Pretoria. He has received the UK Dental Award for the Most Outstanding Achievements in Dentistry, the Awards of the Spanish Society for Oral Medicine and the Hellenic Society for Oral Medicine, and the International Award of the Spanish Society for Oral Surgery.
Director: WHO Collaborating Centre for Oral Health-General Health; King James IV Professor Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh); Emeritus Professor: UCL (London) and Visiting Professor; Universities of Athens, Edinburgh, Helsinki, Hertfordshire, Middlesex and Plymouth
Jose Bagan graduated in Medicine and Surgery at Valencia University, Spain, and then gained his PhD at Valencia University. He directs the Service of Stomatology at Valencia University General Hospital and is Full Professor of Oral Medicine at Valencia University. Jose is President of the European Association of Oral Medicine and President of the Research Commission, Valencia University General Hospital. He is Director of the journal Medicina Oral, Patología Oral y Cirugía Bucal, and Associate Editor of the journal Oral Diseases as well as being on several other Editorial Boards. Jose is the author of 10 books, 33 book chapters, and over 310 published papers in oral medicine. He has been awarded 20 prizes in odontostomatology.
Professor of Oral Medicine, University General Hospital of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Marco Carrozzo is Professor of Oral Medicine, School of Dental Sciences and Honorary Consultant in Oral Medicine, RVI Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Marco graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Turin, Italy, and specialized in odontostomatology, becoming researcher and Consultant in Oral Medicine at the University of Turin. He is author and co-author of over 180 scientific publications including several papers on oral cancer and potentially malignant diseases and of three books and nine book chapters on oral medicine. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of Oral Oncology, Oral Diseases, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicina Oral, Patología Oral y Cirurgía Bucal, Minerva Stomatologica and International Journal of Oral Science.
Professor and Chair of Oral Medicine, School of Dental Sciences, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Catherine Flaitz is Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Pediatric Dentistry, former Dean at The University of Texas Health Science Center Dental Branch at Houston and the holder of the William N. Finnegan III Professorship in the Dental Sciences. Some of her honours include the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Education Foundation Research Award, American Society of Dentistry for Children Foundation Journalism Award and the 2001 George W. Teuscher Silver Pen Award. Dr Flaitz was the first dental educator to receive the UT-Houston President’s Scholar Award for Teaching Excellence. She has a special interest in the diagnosis and novel management of oral lesions in children and immunocompromised individuals of all ages.
Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Pediatric Dentistry, The University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, USA
Sergio Gandolfo is Full Professor of Dentistry at the University of Turin, School of Medicine S. Luigi Gonzaga. He earned his medical degree in 1977 and completed postgraduate training in stomatology (1980) and medical oncology (1983) at the University of Turin. Currently, Professor Gandolfo is Head of the Department of Dentistry at the S. Luigi University Hospital, Orbassano, Turin, and is also Dean of the Postgraduate School in Oral Surgery and the Master in Oral Medicine and Special Needs Care at the University of Torino. From 2005 to 2008 he was Dean of the Degree Course in Oral Hygiene (University of Torino).
Professor Gandolfo is past-President and founding fellow of the Italian Society of Oral Pathology and Medicine (SIPMO), and a member of the International Academy of Oral Oncology (IAOO), the International Association of Oral Pathologist (IAOP) and the European Academy of Oral Medicine (EAOM). He currently serves on the Scientific Committee of the Association for Prevention and Care of Cancer in Piedmont.
Professor and Head of the Department of Dentistry, S. Luigi University Hospital, Orbassano, Turin; Dean of the Postgraduate School in Oral Surgery and Master in Oral Medicine and Special Needs Care, University of Torino, Italy