[Featured Article] Clinical utility of procalcitonin in severe odontogenic maxillofacial infection
Most of the maxillofacial infections are bacterial infections, and there is a possibility that systemic infections occur by maxillofacial infections. The aim of this study was to investigate the diagnostic value of procalcitonin in patients with odontogenic bacterial infections of the maxillofacial region.
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[Featured Article] Comparative study of bone regeneration using fibrin sealant with xenograft in rabbit sinus: pilot study
Stability of the grafted bone volume is one of the important factors to the success of alveolar bone grafts. For this, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) or fibrin sealant is mixed with the bone graft material.
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Call for Papers: 3D technology for Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is please to announce a new thematic series on "3D technology for Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery". The series, which will include invited reviews as well as non-commissioned content, aims to publish the latest scientific research associated with this topic and will be guest edited by Prof. Garagiola Umberto (University of Milan). Please submit your article via the journal's Editorial Manager submission site. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Journal Editorial Office assistant through the "Contact Us" link in Editorial Manager.
For more information about the thematic series please check the page here.
COVID-19 and impact on peer review
As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.