Head and Neck Reconstruction (Ongoing)

Posted On 2020-05-19 02:40:38

This series on “Head and Neck Reconstruction” is edited by Michael Ho, MD, FRCS(OMFS), FEBOMFS, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK

Michael Ho is Consultant Maxillofacial Oncology in Leeds, England and Honorary Senior Lecturer in the University of Leeds. He is currently the Reconstruction Subspecialty Interest Group Lead for the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is a Board Member Reviewer of the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and has been invited reviewer for multiple established journals. He is also the current Lead Trainer for the Training Interface Group Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Fellowship in Leeds Teaching Hospitals, and Training Programme Director for Core Surgical Training in Yorkshire and Humber, England. His areas of clinical and research interest includes oral premalignancy, head and neck reconstruction, surgical outcomes and, quality improvement initiatives in Head and Neck Surgery.

Series outline:

  1. Head and Neck reconstruction: the past, present and the future
  2. Surgical outcomes in Head and Neck reconstruction
  3. Defining success and failure in Head and Neck Reconstruction: is flap survival the ultimate measure?
  4. Surgical outcomes in Head and Neck Reconstruction: the influence of an enhanced recovery programme in a Regional Centre and lessons for the future
  5. Risk stratification of patients in Head and Neck reconstruction: how should we attribute complexity in case-mix so that it matters?
  6. Reconstructive failure: the cost to patients and the healthcare system based on UK NHS HES data
  7. Head and neck reconstruction in the coronavirus pandemic era: outcomes and lessons learned?
  8. Lessons learned from the multidisciplinary UK National Flap Registry initiative and plans for the future
  9. Education and Training in Head and Neck Reconstruction
  10. The Training Interface Group and its role in Head and Neck Reconstruction Subspecialty Training in the UK
  11. The impact of training and surgical throughput on outcomes in head and neck reconstruction
  12. Comparison of subspecialty training in Head and Neck Reconstruction in two different healthcare settings and experiences gained in the set-up of a new national head and neck reconstruction service
  13. Research and Innovation in Head and Neck Reconstruction
  14. Delivery of surgical trials in Head and Neck Surgery/Reconstruction: the importance of its role in the development and progress of surgical practice
  15. The role of a Reconstruction Subspecialty Group in the national surgical specialty association: the journey, experiences and outputs for the advancement of Head and Neck Reconstruction

The series “Head and Neck Reconstruction”was commissioned by the editorial office, Frontiers of Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Michael Ho is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.