Maxillary ameloblastoma: a retrospective study of 13 cases.

Authors:  Nastri AL, Wiesenfeld D, Radden BG, Eveson J, Scully C. Abstract Ameloblastoma is uncommon in the maxilla, comprising about 15% of all reported ameloblastomas. Ameloblastomas are locally aggressive and, when...


Guided osteogenesis using synthetic membranes: an experimental pilot study.

Authors: Nastri AL, Smith AC. Abstract The aim of this pilot study was to develop an experimental model for the assessment of bone augmentation, and in doing so compare the use...


Survey of Australian and New Zealand Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery trainees and recent specialists–workforce issues.

Authors: Szuster FS, Nastri AL, Goss AN, Spencer AJ. Abstract This study examined Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon (OMS) workforce issues in relation to current training in Australia and New Zealand....


Survey of Australian and New Zealand Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery trainees and recent specialists–education and experience.

Authors: Szuster FS, Nastri AL, Goss AN, Spencer AJ. Abstract This study examined the demographic characteristics, educational background and attitudes toward training of all recent OMS specialists and all current trainees...


Selected midfacial access procedures to the skull base.

Author: Spencer KR, Nastri AL, Wiesenfeld D. Abstract The indications and operative technique of various procedures commonly used to provide or increase access to the central skull base, anterior and...


Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) in saliva and oral mucosa in patients with oral lichen planus: preliminary observations.

Author: Magnusson M1, Pyykkö I, van Setten G, Norlander T, Nastri A, Westermark A. Abstract OBJECTIVE: Basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) is important for wound healing and tissue repair. This...


TMJ Disorders

TMJ disorder is fairly common and 4 out of 10 patients will experience it during their lifetime. This is why at OMFS in Melbourne we know how important it is...


Changing patterns of hospital length of stay after orthognathic surgery.

Authors: Huamán ET, Juvet LM, Nastri A, Denman WT, Kaban LB, Dodson TB. Abstract PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to estimate the hospital length of stay (LOS) and...


Review article: Maxillofacial emergencies: Maxillofacial trauma.

Authors: DeAngelis AF, Barrowman RA, Harrod R, Nastri AL. Abstract Fractures of the facial skeleton are a common reason for patients to present to EDs and general medical practice in...


Orbital Roof Fractures: A Clinical Based Classification and Treatment Algorithm

Author: Connon FV, Austin SJ, Nastri AL. Abstract Orbital roof fractures are relatively uncommon in craniofacial surgery but present a management challenge due to their anatomy and potential associated injuries....