New Techniques and Breakthroughs in Head and Neck Surgery

A special issue of Journal of Clinical Medicine (ISSN 2077-0383). This special issue belongs to the section "General Surgery".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 10 December 2024 | Viewed by 112

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Unit of Maxillofacial Surgery, Marche University Hospital—Umberto I, Ancona, Italy
Interests: craniofacial surgery; cleft lip and palate; orbit; facial trauma and surgery; facial fracture; cancer; stem cell; oncology; reconstructive surgery; microsurgery; tumor resection; squamous cell carcinoma; malformation; rare disease; craniofacial malformation; new technologies; CAD-CAM; genetics; oral surgery
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Department of Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona, Ancona, Italy
Interests: head and neck surgery; minimally invasive procedures; robotic-assisted surgery

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1. Maxillofacial Surgery Operative Unit, Department of Medical, Surgical and Experimental Sciences, University of Sassari, 07100 Sassari, Italy
2. Biomedical Science Department, PhD School of Biomedical Science, University of Sassari, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: oral and maxillofacial surgery; plastic surgery; otolaryngology
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Clinic of Maxillofacial Surgery, Head-Neck and NeuroScience, Department University Hospital of Udine, Udine, Italy
Interests: oral and maxillofacial surgery; medical device design; 3D printing and rapid prototyping
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue presents cutting-edge advancements and methodologies in head and neck surgery, showcasing innovative techniques and breakthroughs. Covering a spectrum of topics crucial to this field, this Special Issue explores novel surgical approaches, emerging technologies, and refined diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. Contributions delve into minimally invasive procedures, virtual surgical planes, precision medicine applications, and the integration of robotics and artificial intelligence in surgical practice. Additionally, this Special Issue highlights recent developments in reconstructive surgery, oncological interventions, and functional outcome assessments. With a focus on advancing patient care and improving surgical outcomes, this collection serves as a comprehensive resource for clinicians and researchers in the field of head and neck surgery.

Dr. Giuseppe Consorti
Dr. Paolo Balercia
Dr. Luigi Angelo Vaira
Dr. Alessandro Tel
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  • head and neck surgery
  • minimally invasive procedures
  • robotic-assisted surgery
  • precision medicine
  • reconstructive surgery
  • immunotherapy
  • emerging therapies
  • custom- made
  • virtual surgical plane
  • oral cancer

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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