1: Head and neck surgical oncology
2: Orthognathic surgery
3: Skin cancer
4: Head and neck trauma
5: Salivary gland disease
6: Temperomandibular joint surgery
7: Bone disease
8: Oral medicine and pathology
9: Craniofacial surgery
10: Cleft surgery
11: Dentoalveolar surgery
12: Reconstructive head and neck surgery
Vivas for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery FRCS provides candidates with 100 high-quality viva topics and expert guidance to prepare for this difficult exit oral exam.
Written and edited by consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeons who have succeeded in the exam, this book provides comprehensive coverage of theory and practice. Split into 15 chapters of key sub-specialties, all 100 questions are mapped to the surgical curriculum preparing you for the FRCS oral examination. Each topic contains a visual aid, such as an x-ray or photograph, to replicate exam conditions. All answers have a full explanation and further reading to ensure high-quality self-assessment and quick recognition of areas that require further study.
Providing a thorough assessment of the reader's oral and maxillofacial surgery knowledge, this is an essential revision book for any candidate facing the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery FRCS oral examination.
- 100 high-quality viva questions and detailed answers ensure thorough self-assessment
- Each question presents an image followed by the question to replicate the format of the exam
- Mapped to the FRCS to ensure authoritative coverage
- Presented in a practical format that makes it easy for candidates to revise
Edited by John Breeze, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, UK, Sat Parmer, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, UK, and Niall MH McLeod, Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, The Royal London Dental Hospital, UK
Lieutenant Colonel Johno Breeze is a Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham and the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine. He achieved degrees in Dentistry in 1999 and Medicine in 2009 both from Kings College, London. He is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, the UK's military medical journal. He has deployed to Bosnia, Oman, Northern Ireland and Afghanistan. He gained his PhD in 2015 through the development of a numerical model to validate designs of ballistic beck protection. He was awarded the Civil Service Prize for innovation by her Majesty the Queen in person. His research interests centre around the optimisation of military personal armour and protection of the civilian infrastructure against terrorist threats. He undertook the Craniomaxillofacial trauma fellowship at Duke University Medical Centre, North Carolina in 2018.
Sat Parmar studied dentistry in Leeds and medicine in Nottingham before completing his Royal College of Surgeons Felllowships. He sits on the council for British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists and the editorial board for the Journal of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction. He is a past examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons (MaxFax) and is President Elect 2019 for British Association of Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons. He has taught on a wide variety of courses internationally, supervises PhD students and reviews for a number of journals.
Niall McLeod studied dentistry at the University of Edinburgh and then medicine at the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff. He undertook specialist training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Wessex, before completing his Fellowship to the Royal College of Surgeons in Oral and Maxilliofacial Surgery. He finished his training with a period as a fellow in Reconstructive Cosmetic Surgery in Wessex. In 2010 he was appointed Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, and in 2018 moved to Barts Health NHS trust at the Royal London and Whipps Cross Hospitals.