SECTION ONE: Anatomy
A Modified Pre-Auricular Approach to the Temporomandibular Joint and Malar Arch.
Adil Al-Kayat and Paul Bramley
Reviewed by Oliver Mitchell and Madan Ethunandan
Bone healing and revascularization after total maxillary osteotomy. J Oral Surg. 1975 Apr;33(4):253-60.
Bell WH, Fonseca RJ, Kenneky JW, Levy BM
Reviewed by Ghaly Ghaly
Surgical anatomy of the mandibular ramus of the facial nerve based on the dissection of 100 facial halves. Plast Reconstr Surg Transplant Bull. 1962 Mar;29:266-72.
Reed O Dingman and William C Grabb
Reviewed by Sid Gowrishankar
The superficial musculo-aponeurotic system (SMAS) in the parotid and cheek area. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1976 Jul;58(1):80-8.
Mitz V, Peyronie M.
Reviewed by Sundeep Thusu
Post-traumatic orbital reconstruction: anatomical landmarks and the concept of the deep orbit. British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 2007 Apr;45(3):183–9.
Evans BT, Webb AA
Reviewed by MISSING
SECTION TWO: Cancer
The patterns of cervical lymph-node metastases from squamous carcinoma of the oral cavity. Cancer. 1990;66:109-113.
Jatin Shah, Frank Candela and Anil Podder
Reviewed by*Jag Dhanda and Raghuram Boyapati
Postoperative irradiation with or without concomitant chemotherapy for locally advanced head and neck cancer. European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Trial 22931. N Engl J Med. 2004;350(19):1945-52
Bernier J, Domenge C, Ozsahin M, Matuszewska K, Lefèbvre JL, Greiner RH, Giralt J, Maingon P, Rolland F, Bolla M, Cognetti F, Bourhis J, Kirkpatrick A, van Glabbeke M
Reviewed by Stergios Doumas and Anastasios Kanatas
Sentinel European Node Trial (SENT): 3-year results of sentinel node biopsy in oral cancer. Eur J Cancer. 2015 Dec;51(18):2777-84.
Schilling C, Stoeckli SJ, Haerle SK, Broglie MAet al.
Reviewed by*Jacob D'Souza and Raghuram Boyapati
Human papillomavirus and survival of patients with oropharyngeal cancer. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jul 1;363(1):24-35. doi: 10. 1056/NEJMoa0912217. Epub 2010 Jun 7.
Ang KK, Harris J, Wheeler R, Weber R, Rosenthal DI, Nguyen-Tân PF, Westra WH, Chung CH, Jordan RC, Lu C, Kim H, Axelrod R, Silverman CC, Redmond KP, Gillison ML.
Reviewed by Andrew Schache
Elective versus Therapeutic Neck Dissection in Node-Negative Oral Cancer. N Engl J Med. 2015;373(6):521-9
D'Cruz AK, Vaish R, Kapre N, et al.
Reviewed by David Mitchell
Tumour thickness as a predictor of nodal metastases in oral cancer: comparison between tongue and floor of mouth subsites. Oral Oncol. 2014 Dec;50(12):1165-8.
Balasubramanian D, Ebrahimi A, Gupta R, Gao K, Elliott M, Palme CE, Clark JR.
Reviewed by Peyman Alam, Robert Isaac, Tomas Svoboda, Peter A Brennan
Analysis of 49 cases of flap compromise in 1310 free flaps for head and neck reconstruction. Head Neck. 2009 ;31(1):45-51
Yu P, Chang DW, Miller MJ, Reece G, Robb GL.
Reviewed by Alasdair Mckechmie
A Technique for Cleft Palate Repair. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 112: 1542, 2003.
Brian C Sommerlad
Reviewed by Tom W. M. Walker and Alistair R. M. Cobb
SECTION THREE: Cleft
Alveolar Cleft Bone Grafting (Part II): Secondary Bone Grafting. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 54:83-88, 1996.
Mark W Ochs
Reviewed by John Rowson*, David Grimes and Cristina Frezzini
Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate, and Velopharyngeal Insufficiency. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 128: 342e, 2011.
David M. Fisher, Brian C. Sommerlad
Reviewed by Simon Van Eeden
A study of facial growth in patients with unilateral cleft lip and palate treated by the Oslo CLP team. Cleft Palate–Craniofacial Journal 1991:28(1); 1-21. Semb G.
Reviewed by Alistair G. Smyth
Bilateral cleft lip and nose repair. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 49 (2011) 165–171.
Penfold C, Dominguez-Gonzalez S.
Reviewed by Victoria Beale
SECTION FOUR: Craniofacial
Timing of treatment for craniosynostosis and faciocraniosynostosis: a 20-year experience. British journal of plastic surgery. 1994 Jan 1;47(4):211-22.
Marchac D, Renier D, Broumand S.
Reviewed by Jennifer Vesey and Ben Robertson
Lengthening the Human Mandible by Gradual Distraction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 1992 Jan 1;89(1):1-8.
McCarthy JG, Schreiber J, Karp N, Thorne CH, Grayson BH.
Reviewed by*David M McGoldrick and Kevin McMillan
Advancement of the orbits and the midface in one piece, combined with frontal repositioning, for the correction of Crouzon's deformities. Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 1978 Apr;61(4):507-16.
Ortiz-Monasterio F, Carrillo A.
Reviewed by Günter Lauer
Posterior skull surgery in craniosynostosis. Child's Nervous System. 1996 Nov 1;12(11):727-33.
Sgouros S, Goldin JH, Hockley AD, Wake MJ.
Reviewed by NJ Opie
SECTION FIVE: Oral Medicine
Update on oral lichen planus: etiopathogenesis and management. Crit Rev Oral Biol Med. 1998;9(1):86-122.
Scully C, Beyli M, Ferreiro MC, Ficarra G, Gill Y, Griffiths M, Holmstrup P, Mutlu S, Porter S, Wray D.
Reviewed by Cameron M Herbert and Esther A Hullah
The diagnosis and management of recurrent aphthous stomatitis: a consensus approach. J Am Dent Assoc. 2003
Scully C, Gorsky M, Lozada-Nur F.
Reviewed by Kathleen Fan and Emma Hayes
SECTION SIX: Oral Surgery
The radiological prediction of inferior alveolar nerve injury during third molar surgery. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 1990 Feb 1;28(1):20-5.
Rood JP & Noraldeen Shehab
Reviewed by Vinod Patel
Outcomes of nonsurgical retreatment and endodontic surgery: a systematic review. Journal of endodontics.
Mahmoud Torabinejad, Robert Corr, Handysides, Shahrokh Shabahang
Reviewed by Johno Breeze
A 15-year study of osseointegrated implants in the treatment of the edentulous jaw. International journal of oral surgery. 1981 Jan 1;10(6):387-416.
Adell R, Lekholm U, Rockler BR, Brånemark PI.
Reviewed by Baucke van Minnen
Osteonecrosis of the jaws associated with the use of bisphosphonates: a review of 63 cases. Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery. 2004 May 1;62(5):527-34.
Salvatore L. Ruggiero, Bhoomi Mehrotra, Tracey J. Rosenberg, Stephen L. Engroff
Reviewed by*Simon Rogers and Derek Lowe
Impacted maxillary canines: a review. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Ortho D. 1992 Feb 1;101(2):159-71.
Reviewed by*Alice Cameron and Serryth Colbert
SECTION SEVEN: Orthognathic
The anatomical location of the mandibular canal: its relationship to the sagittal rams osteotomy. Int J Adult Orthodon Orthognath Surgery 1986; 1:37-47
Rachel J, Ellis E (3rd), Fonseca RJ.
Reviewed by Stephen Walsh
Posterior maxillary surgery: its place in the treatment of dentofacial deformities. J Oral Surgery 1972; 30;562
West RA, Epker BN
Reviewed by*Greg J. Knepil and Graham R. Oliver
SECTION EIGHT: Salivary
A modification of the pterygoid plate separation in low-level maxillary osteotomies. J Oral Maxillofacial Surgery 1983; 41:544-546
Trimble LD, Tideman H, Stoelinga PJW.
Reviewed by Jan De Lange
Outcome of minimally invasive management of salivary calculi in 4,691 patients. Laryngoscope. 2009 Feb;119(2):263-8. doi: 10. 1002/lary. 20008.
IroH, Zenk J, Escudier M, Nahlieli O, Capaccio P, Katz P, Brown J, McGurk M.
Reviewed by Katherine S. George and Rafal Niziol
Sialendoscopy for the management of obstructive salivary gland disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Jun;138(6):541-7. doi: 10. 1001/archoto. 2012. 856. Review.
Strychowsky JE, Sommer DD, Gupta MK, Cohen N, Nahlieli O.
Reviewed by *Soudeh Chegini and Mark McGurk
Extracapsular Dissection for Benign Parotid Tumors: A Meta-Analysis
W. Greer Albergotti, Shaun A. Nguyen, Johannes Zenk, M. Boyd Gillesuperficial parotidectomyie.
Reviewed by Konstantinos Mantsopoulos
Capsular significance in parotid tumor surgery: reality and myths of lateral lobectomy. Laryngoscope 1984; 94: 324-9.
Donovan DT, Conley JJ.
Reviewed by Toby Pitts-Tucker and Costa Repanos
Long-term follow-up of over 1000 patients with salivary gland tumours treated in a single centre. Br J Surg 1996; 83, 1750-1754.
Renehan A, Gleave EN, Hancock BD, Smith P, McGurk M.
Reviewed by Stergios Doumas and Michael Ho
SECTION NINE: Skin
Final trial report of sentinel-node biopsy versus nodal observation in melanoma. New England Journal of Medicine. 2014 Feb 13;370(7):599-609.
Morton DL, Thompson JF, Cochran AJ, Mozzillo N, Nieweg OE, Roses DF, Hoekstra HJ, Karakousis CP, Puleo CA, Coventry BJ, Kashani-Sabet M.
Reviewed by Peter T. Glen and Daryl Godden
Excision margins in high-risk malignant melanoma. New England Journal of Medicine. 2004 Feb 19;350(8):757-66.
Thomas JM, Newton-Bishop J, A'Hern R, Coombes G, Timmons M, Evans J, Cook M, Theaker J, Fallowfield M, O'Neill T, Ruka W.
Reviewed by Elizabeth A Gruber
Multiprofessional guidelines for the management of the patient with primary cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma. British Journal of Dermatology. 2002 Jan;146(1):18-25.
Motley R, Kersey P, Lawrence C.
Reviewed by Lisa Greaney
SECTION TEN: Temporomandibular joint
Arthroscopy of the temporomandibular joint. J Stomato Soc Japan 1975; 42; 207-12.
Reviewed by Florencio Monje
Internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint. Pathological variations. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 115(4); 469-477 1989.
Reviewed by*Carrol P. Saridin and Pieter G. Raijmakers
Temporomandibular joint arthrocentesis: a simplified treatment for severe limited mouth opening. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 49 (11): 1163-1167, 1991.
Dorritt W. Nitzan, M. Franklin Dolwick and Garza Alejanero Martinez
Reviewed by Jason Green
Symptoms of temporomandibular joint ostoarthrosis and internal derangement 30 years after non surgical treatment. Cranio 1995; 13(2); 81-8
De Leeuw R, Boering G, Stegenga B et al.
Reviewed by Andrew Sidebottom
Twenty year follow up study on a patient fitted total temporomandibular joint reconstruction system. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015;73;952-60.
Wolford LM, Mercuri LG, Schneidermann ED et al.
Reviewed by Nadeem R Saeed
SECTION ELEVEN: Trauma
The Importance of the Zygomatic Arch in Complex Midfacial Fracture Repair and Correction of Posttraumatic Orbitozygomatic Deformities. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1990 Jun 1;85(6):878.
Gruss JS, Wyck LV, Phillips JH, Antonyshyn O.
Reviewed by Harald Essig
Twenty-Six–Year Experience Treating Frontal Sinus Fractures: A Novel Algorithm Based on Anatomical Fracture Pattern and Failure of Conventional Techniques. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Dec;122(6):1850–66.
Rodriguez ED, Stanwix MG, Nam AJ, St Hilaire H, Simmons OP, Christy MR, et al.
Reviewed by Eric J. Dierks
Management of the Medial Canthal Tendon in Nasoethmoid Orbital Fractures: The Importance of the Central Fragment in Classification and Treatment. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1991 May 1;87(5):843.
Markowitz BL, Manson PN, Sargent L, Vander Kolk CA, Yaremchuk M, Glassman D, et al.
Reviewed by Bauke Van Minnen
Fractures of the edentulous mandible: the Chalmer J. Lyons Academy study. J Oral Surg. 1976 Nov;34(11):973–9.
Bruce RA, Strachan DS.
Reviewed by Indran Balasunadaram and , M. Perry
Open versus closed treatment of fractures of the mandibular condylar process–a prospective randomized multi-centre study. Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery. 2006 Jul;34(5):306–14.
Eckelt U, Schneider M, Erasmus F, Gerlach KL, Kuhlisch E, Loukota R, et al.
Reviewed by Henry Leonhardt and Adrian Franke
Computer-Assisted Secondary Reconstruction of Unilateral Posttraumatic Orbital Deformity. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2002 Nov 1;110(6):1417.
Gellrich N-C, Schramm A, Hammer B, Rojas S, Cufi D, Lagrèze W, et al.
Reviewed by Ruud Schreurs and Leander Dubois
With the exponential growth in the number of research papers published it can be difficult to identify the key papers that have truly made a difference in the practice of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. This book provides readers with a concise reference source for the key papers that underpin contemporary surgical practice in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Covering all aspect of the specialty it helps both trainees and specialists in to understand the scientific developments and pioneering surgeries that allow us to practice as we currently do, and develop new ideas for the future. It is essential revision material for those sitting specialist examinations in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
- Presents 50 key research studies in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery along with full analysis
- Includes key studies on all the sub-specialty areas
- Provides additional commentary from the original author, expert, or editor—providing a valuable perspective on why the study is important
- Constitutes essential reading for trainees, residents & fellows, and surgeons studying for boards
- Distills all the literature into a compact guide on the must-know scientific articles
Niall McLeod, Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, The Royal London Hospital, London, UK
Peter Brennan, Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Portsmouth Hospitals, Professor of surgery