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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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14.08.2018 | Original Article

Double unilateral, bilateral, and multiple mandibular fractures: an observational study

Mandibular fractures are common in maxillofacial trauma and occur up to twice more than midface fractures [ 1 ]. The fracture pattern depends of a variety of factors such as geographical area, socioeconomic status, and cultural aspects [ 1 , 2 ].

07.08.2018 | Original Article

Mandibular war injuries caused by bullets and shell fragments: a comparative study

Since 2003, Iraq has been in a cycle of violence and sectarianism that has wounded and killed many people. The security crisis worsened in June 2014 when a number of provinces fell down in the hands of armed militias. Since then, the Iraqi army …

06.08.2018 | Case Report

Oral hairy leukoplakia in healthy immunocompetent patients: a small case series

Oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL) is an oral mucosal lesion that arises from Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection. It was first described by Greenspan in 1984, and was considered a manifestation of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune …

04.08.2018 | Case Report

Diplopia—an unheralded consequence of neck dissection: case report

Surgical management of head and neck malignancies constitutes wide excision of tumour with clear margins, neck dissection and reconstruction wherever indicated. Traditionally, radical neck dissection was performed, which underwent several …

04.08.2018 | Original Article

Plasma rich in growth factors (PRGF) for the promotion of bone cell proliferation and tissue regeneration

Several strategies have been developed for adequate and long-lasting replacement of bone loss. Historically, bone substitutes and implants, such as autografts, xenografts, or synthetic biomaterials have been used for these purposes. However …

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery founded as Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie is a peer-reviewed online journal. It is designed for clinicians as well as researchers.

The quarterly journal offers comprehensive coverage of new techniques, important developments and innovative ideas in oral and maxillofacial surgery and interdisciplinary aspects of cranial, facial and oral diseases and their management. The journal publishes papers of the highest scientific merit and widest possible scope on work in oral and maxillofacial surgery as well as supporting specialties. Practice-oriented articles help improve the methods used in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Every aspect of oral and maxillofacial surgery is fully covered through a range of invited review articles, clinical and research articles, technical notes, abstracts, and case reports. Specific topics are: aesthetic facial surgery, clinical pathology, computer-assisted surgery, congenital and craniofacial deformities, dentoalveolar surgery, head and neck oncology, implant dentistry, oral medicine, orthognathic surgery, reconstructive surgery, skull base surgery, TMJ and trauma.

Time-limited reviewing and electronic processing allow to publish articles as fast as possible. Accepted articles are rapidly accessible online.

Clinical studies submitted for publication have to include a declaration that they have been approved by an ethical committee according to the World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki 1964 (last amendment during the 52nd World Medical Association General Assembly, Edinburgh, Scotland, October 2000). Experimental animal studies have to be carried out according to the principles of laboratory animal care (NIH publication No 86-23, revised 1985).

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