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Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology Published

2004-03-29 13:26:00 Source:CSOMS Author:David Zheng Hits:0
Book Review: Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology


A monograph entitled Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology with a total of 1.2 million words was published by Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House in March, 2004. This book is edited by Professor ZHANG Zhi-yuan, co-edited by Professor ZHANG Chen-ping and SUN Jian, and reviewed by Professor QIU Wei-liu, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering Science.
This book reflects the new achievements and trends in the research of oral and maxillofacial oncology, with several features as follows: (1) there are many high quality pictures along with excellent discussion, which reinforce the book with more practicability and maneuverability; (2) vascular anomalies of the oral and maxillofacial regions are discussed minutely in a separate chapter, according to the new ISSVA terms and classification, illustrated with appropriate pictures, which provide helpful instructions and guidance for the clinicians and researchers in this field; (3) tumors of the temporomandibular joint, which used to be misdiagnosed and mistreated, are discussed in a separate chapter with rich information of instructive and referenced value; (4) new technologies and methods in oral and maxillofacial oncology, such as the modality of combined and sequential therapy, reconstruction with microsurgery, craniomaxillofacial resection, carotid resection and reconstruction at high level, craniomaxillofacial implantation and surgical laser manipulation, etc, depicted with detailed illustrations and pictures, are emphasized in this book to reflect the up to date level of management of oral and maxillofacial tumors;(5) with the written permission of NCCN, USA, “The Complete Library of NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology, Section of Head and Neck Cancers” are first translated into Chinese, which can be of referenced value in the clinical diagnosis and treatment of oral and maxillofacialneoplasms.

The present book, totaling 1.2 million words and 854 pages, containing 19 illustrations and over 460 photographs, is a major and professional referenced book for attending or senior doctors, researchers, postgraduates and visiting doctors engaging in oral and maxillofacial surgery, head and neck tumor surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, otorhinolaryngology-head and neck surgery, etc. The book, priced 220 RMB, is printed in standard format of size 16 and in elegant copperplate paper and can be bought from the Xinhua Bookstore all over the country. For more information and order of this book, please contact the market department of Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House, or the editorial office of China Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House: correspondence to ZHANG Jie (Tel:0531-2906373) or SUN Jian (Tel: 0531-2054030), No.16, Yuhan Road, Jinan, Shandong 250002, China; Fax: 0531-2065007; E-mail:

China Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: correspondence to FEI Fei, No.639 Zhizaoju Road, Shanghai 200011, China; Tel: 021-33083812 or 63138341-5271; Fax: 021-631121780;

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