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Featured article: Maxillo-mandibular advancement in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome patients

HAFMObstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is characterized by repetitive episodes of pharyngeal collapse with increased airflow resistance during sleep. Facial profile soft tissue changes after orthognathic surgery are crucial for surgery success. This study by Cifuentes et al. evaluates soft tissue changes after maxillo-mandibular advancement and counter clockwise rotation surgery in OSAS patients with positive results.

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    Authors: Michael Sand, Daniel Sand, Christina Thrandorf, Volker Paech, Peter Altmeyer and Falk G Bechara

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Top reviewers

The Editors of Head & Face Medicine would like to offer sincere thanks to the following top reviewers for the journal. Your contributions are greatly appreciated.

Dr Anthony F Markus, UK
Dr Heike Korbmacher-Steiner, Germany
Dr E A Al-Moraissi, Yemen
Dr Benjamin Kruppke, Germany
Dr Aysa Ayali, North Cyprus/Turkey
Dr Carmelo Saraniti, Italy

Aims and scope

Head & Face Medicine is a multidisciplinary open access journal that publishes basic and clinical research concerning all aspects of cranial, facial and oral conditions.

The journal covers all aspects of cranial, facial and oral diseases and their management. It has been designed as a multidisciplinary journal for clinicians and researchers involved in the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of diseases which affect the human head and face. The journal is wide-ranging, covering the development, aetiology, epidemiology and therapy of head and face diseases to the basic science that underlies these diseases. Management of head and face diseases includes all aspects of surgical and non-surgical treatments including psychopharmacological therapies.


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