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maxillofacial

[‚mak·sə·lō ′fā·shəl]
(medicine)
Pertaining to the jaws and face.
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Most maxillofacial surgeons sustain about three needle stick injuries each year.8 The current study will help us and our colleagues to introduce a new modality for IMF which is less invasive and time sparing technique.
He also highlighted the importance of oral and maxillofacial surgery as one of the fastest growing specialties in dentistry.
President also highlighted the importance of Oral and maxillofacial surgery as one of the fastest growing specialties in Dentistry.
Explaining the reason, he said: 'The oral and maxillofacial area of body mostly remains exposed.' He said the disease affected not only the important functions of speech and swallowing but also had psychosocial effects on the patient and his or her family', Dr Gulraiz said.
Maxillofacial injuries are mostly due to high velocity traffic.
His legacy is not simply in the pioneering of maxillofacial and oral surgery in Cape Town and at UWC, but can be found in the patients, students, academics, colleagues, worshippers, friends and family whose lives he touched.
The purpose of this study is to present the occurrence mechanism of maxillofacial traumas, the most affected bone structures, distribution of these variables by patient's age, treatment methods used, and the resulting complications in comparison to the reports in the literature.
This 30-chapter guide explains anesthesia considerations for oral and maxillofacial surgery in office settings, covering principles of anesthesia administration, including the pharmacology of common agents, monitoring, preoperative evaluation, the airway, local anesthesia, analgesia, and antibiotics; anesthesia and comorbid diseases of various systems and their pathophysiology and diagnosis, management, and anesthetic considerations, as well as normal anatomy and physiology; and anesthesia in specific patient groups, including patients with hematological diseases, cancer patients, geriatric patients, special needs populations, children, pregnant women, obese patients and those with obstructive sleep apnea, and substance abuse patients.
Given the wide applicability of cryosurgery in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery, we report a case of hemangioma of the oral cavity successfully treated with cryosurgery.
These lesions may represent a challenging situation for the oral maxillofacial surgeon due to many factors, such as object size, difficult access, and the proximity of the foreign body to vital structures [4].
Ellis III, "Treatment methods for fractures of the mandibular angle," International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
Maxillofacial surgery treats injuries and diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face, head and neck.