Maxillofacial Rehabilitation: Prosthodontic and Surgical Management of Cancer-Related, Acquired, and Congenital Defects of the Head and Neck / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Quintessence Publishing
This book, which offers a truly multidisciplinary approach to cancer care and research, provides the reader with insights into the etiologies of cancer as well as the latest developments in reconstructive surgery, maxillofacial prosthetics, and dental care. In this updated edition, new chapters present information on digital technology and tissue engineering, reflecting the impact of computer-aided design and manufacturing and molecular biology on current and future treatment strategies. In addition, all chapters have undergone significant revision, reflecting the knowledge and sophistication gained over the last few years in the use of osseointegrated implants, free vascularized flaps, and dental management of the irradiated patient, among other topics. The reader will take away practical knowledge of state-of-the-art treatment approaches to ensure that future patients will no longer complain that "the cure was worse than the disease."