Symposium (S1)

Chairs: A. Ioannidis

           K. Panagopoulos

Syndromes and craniosynostoses

Cranial vault remodelation in syndromic and non- syndromic craniosynostoses
M. Knezevic - Spain

Current concepts in craniosynostoses
The Hellenic Craniofacial Center experience
K. Alexandrou - Greece

Simultaneous & Differential Cranial and Midface Distraction for Correction of Syndromic cranio-facial stenosis – Long Term Follow Up
A. Medra - Egypt

Oral Session 
Oncology 1 (O.O1)

Chairs:  H. A. Gitt

             I. Iatrou


Expression of p16 in SCC of the tongue is independent of HPV despite presence of the HPV receptor syndecan-1
N. Sgaramella - Italy

An immounohistochemical study of oral squamous cell carcinoma microenvironment a predictor factor for lymph node metastasis
Y. Ghantous - Israel

For the first time, cryosurgery a local treatment of metastatic breast squamous cell carcinoma in the mandibular ramus

W. Terro - Lebanon

Systematic Review Study: Current concepts and future of optical biopsy for diagnosing oral squamous cell carcinoma
E. Omar - Saudi Arabia

Saliva: The future of oral fluid – based in Diagnosis of Oral squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC)
E. Omar - Saudi Arabia

Tumor invasion in orbit and possibilities to save of eye
I. Reshetov - Russian Federation



Masterclass 1
Advanced Autogenous Bone Block Grafting, a Biological Concept
T. Hanser - Germany
11:00-11:30   Coffee break & Exhibition

Keynote Lecture (KL1)

Chair: M. Mesterovic 

Facial Transplantation
B. Bojovic - USA

Oral Session
Trauma 1 (O.T1)

Chairs: A. Roisentul

            A. Prokopiou


The Syrian Civil War: Maxillo Facial Injuries characterizations and treatment
L. Tzadok - Israel

Mini Plate and mini screw canthopexy as surgical treatment for correction of medial and lateral canthal Tendons detachments
A. Medra - Egypt

Clinical evaluation of the use of Proceed® mesh in reconstruction of orbital floor fractures
M. Oraby - Egypt

Long term experience with Endoscopic Intraoral Plating of Orbital Floor Fractures
M. Abba - Israel


Keynote Lecture (KL2)

Chair: C. Merezas

Facial Re-Animation
G. Psaras - Cyprus

13:00-14:30 ICMFS Presidium Meeting  Lunch Break & Exhibition

Keynote Lecture (KL3)

Chairs: J. Westine

            V. Anastasiadou

Cleft-Orthognathic Surgery: Diagnosis and Reconstruction
J. C. Posnick - USA

Oral Session

Chairs: D. M. Laskin

            L. Kalimeras


Total Joint replacement management anchylosis type II and type IV TMJ: literature review and case reports
J. M. R. Roa - Colombia

Evaluation of 2 Step Operation about Distraction Osteogenesis and Osteoarthrotomy for Bilateral Anchylosis of Tempolomandibular Joint
M. Iwata - Japan

Role of the All-in-One TMJ Arthroscope in the management of Articular Disc Displacements
V. Prabhakar - UAE

Arthroscopy of the temporomandibular joint: clinical experience with 167 procedures over a 5-year period
W. Abboud - Israel

16:00-16:30     Coffee Break & Exhibition

Keynote Lecture (KL4)

Chair: A. Rachmiel

Management of Rare Facial Clefts and developmental field reassignment theory
S. M. Balaji - India

Panel Discussion
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1 (PD1)

Chairs: A. Prokopiou

              G. Koulermou


Otoplasty for the hypertonic conchaand the ample antihelix
C. Merezas - Cyprus

H. Zavrides - Cyprus

Evaluation of the effect of chitosan membrane on healing in surgically induced full thickness skin defects (experimental study)
M. Mekky - Egypt

Rhinoplasty refinements for secondary cleft lip nasal deformity
N. A. Nasser - UK

Reconstruction of facial and epicranial defect 
A. Kiralj - Serbia 

Which is the survival of facial lipofilling?  
E. Serna - Spain 


 Keynote Lecture (KL5)

Chair: K. Alexandrou

The use of Pre-surgical Infant Orthopedics to treat individuals with Cleft lip and Palate
C. Laspos - Cyprus

08:00-09:30     Masterclass 2
Luiz. P. Kowalski - Brazil
Masterclass 3
Airway Obstruction and Management in the Dentofacial Deformity Patient
J.C. Posnick – USA

Guest Society Session (GS1)
Hellenic Association for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (HAOMS)

“Paediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology”

Chair:  Ioannis Iatrou

The evolution of pediatric oral, maxillofacial, and craniofacial surgery, from Hippocrates the Koan to Paul Tessier: a brief historical review

Anastassios Mylonas

Management of Salivary Gland Tumors in children and adolescents
Lambros Goutzanis

Management of pediatric Benign Tumors with locally aggressive biologic behavior
Nadia Theologie-Lygidakis

Management of pediatric Vascular Anomalies
Fotios Tzerbos

Management of pediatric malignant Orofacial Tumors
Ioannis Iatrou

Advanced Implantology (S2)

Chairs:T. Odysseos

              C. Ioannou


Keynote Lecture
Minimal Invasive Implant Surgery
O. Nahlieli - Israel

Inferior alveolar nerve transposition can be a routine treatment of severe atrophic posterior mandible? Our experience
F. Kablan - Israel

The effect of platelet rich fibrin on sinus lifting with simultaneous implant placement. A 9 month follow- up
R. Elbaradie - Egypt

IPG-DET Sinus Grafting with intentional Perforation of the Scheiderian Membrane
I. P. Georgakopoulos - Greece

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break & Exhibition
11:30-13:00     Opening Ceremony  
13:00-14:30 Presidential Reception at the Medieval Castle

Workshop by OBL -Materialise (W1):
“Waferless Maxillary Positioning”.
A. Schramm - Germany

*FREE* Limited seats

Salivary Gland Tumors (S3)

Chair: E. Hatjihannas



Keynote Lecture
Salivary Gland Tumors
D. M. Fliss - Israel

Differential diagnostic aspect of tumor in parotid region
A. Oroz - Serbia

The use of para umbilical fat graft following parotidectomy
N. A. Nasser - UK

Keynote Lecture (KL6)

Chair: N. Kokkinou

Part I: The spectrum of Peri-implant Pathology

Part II: Oral Mucosal Lumps and Bumps
I. Kaplan - Israel

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break & Exhibition

Keynote Lecture (KL7)

Chairs: Y. Ioannou

            Y. Kyprianou

Approaches to Surgical Management of Orbital Masses

Part I: Customised Treatment for the patient with Thyroid Eye Disease

Part II: The Devil's Touch
G. Rose - UK

Oral Session
Oral Pathology/Oral Surgery (O.OP/OS)

Chairs: M. Papastylianou

            A. Mylonas

A generic quality of life evaluation, following mandibular third molar removal
A. N. Beech - UK

Life threatening hemorrhage after dental extraction in a patient with anticoagulation therapy
D. Kopeliovich - Israel

The WHO surgical safety checklist – does this have a place in an outpatient setting?
A. Naqvi -UK

General Anesthesia in Childhood – Overview of a ten-year Experience of a Maxillofacial Surgery Department of a University Hospital in Dental Restoration Surgery
A. Bartella - Germany

Professional environment and patient safety in public emergency departments in Cyprus
P. Lambrou - Cyprus

08:00-09:30     Masterclass 4
Ridge Augmentation prior Implants Placement
A. Rachmiel - Israel

Workshop by Profile Dental (W2):

"Surgical placement of the ADIN implants on model jaws. Non- invasive Sinus Lift using the Miambe balloon."

L. Kalimeras-Greece


Limited Seats 

Guest Society Session (GS2)
International Academy of Oral Oncology (IAOO)

"Oral squamous cell carcinoma of the oral mucosa. Pitfalls and pearls."


Chairman: Luiz P. Kowalski - Brazil

Moderator: Chung-Hwan Baek - South Korea


Complex resections of advanced stage squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity
Dan M. Fliss - Israel

Microvascular reconstruction of maxillary defects
Richard Shaw - UK

Microvascular reconstruction of mandibular defects
Andre Eckardt - Germany

Surgical treatment of biphosphonate related osteonecrosis of the jaws
Joseph Helman - USA

Keynote Lecture (KL8)

Chair: A. Eliades

Soft Tissue Management in Reconstructive Implant Therapy
T. Hanser - Germany


Keynote Lecture (KL9)

Chair: D. Pikolos

The use of bone substitutes of ridge augmentation – Is there an age limit?
G. Chaushu - Israel

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break & Exhibition

Workshop by Innosoul Medical Supplies (W3):
“Threads lifting with PDO cogs. My experience”.


*FREE* Limited Seats

Guest Society Session (GS3)
Mount Vernon Cancer Network – Head and Neck Unit - UK
‘’Latest Practices in Head and Neck Cancer’’

Chairman: Konstantinos Karavidas


 Chi-Hwa Chan
Thayahlan Iyngkaran
Andrew Camilleri
Prasad Kothari

Oral Session
Advanced Implantology (O.AI)

Chairs: K. Yeorgiadou

            I. Apostolidou


Interaction of Er:YAG laser with hard tissue: The benefit of Er:YAG laser in the laser implant placement procedure in comparison with drill free and the conventional drilling system
J. Zeitouni - Cyprus

Critical Review of the Osteo-enhancement concept in Implant Dentistry
S. Tehemar - Egypt

Rehabilitation of severely atrophic maxilla with Zygoma Implants

R. Cerovic - Croatia

Extraction immediate placement and loading of dental implants. Biologic principles to clinical application
T. Odysseos - CyprusF

13:00-13:30     Lunch Break & Exhibition

Workshop by K. S. P DentalCare (W4):
“Implant placement and hard tissue optimisation in a single surgical stage”.

I. Filipov - Romania


Limited Seats


Guest Society Session (GS4)

Israeli Association of Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery


Chairman: Alejandro Roisentul (President of the Israeli Association of Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery)

Moderator: Samer Srouji

Treatment Protocol for Gunshot Injuries to the Face
M. Peled

Emerging New Techniques for Treatment of Vascular Malformations
A. Laviv 

Oral Session
Biphosphonates (O.B)

Chairs: P. Komodromos

              I. Kaplan


MRONJ - The new BRONJ?
N. Tanna - UK

Surgical Approaches in advanced cases of Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaws
R. Javadian - Belgium

Evaluation of BP – ONJ in sheep: Comparing ZTE-MRI with pCT
P. J. Voss - Germany

16:00-16:30   Coffee Break & Exhibition

Keynote Lecture (KL10)

Chair: Y. Kyriakides 

Salvage Surgery after Chemo Radiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer
J. P. Shah - USA

Keynote Lecture (KL12)

Chair: K. Karavidas

Sialoendoscopy: Latest in Salivary Gland Endoscopy Surgery
O. Nahlieli - Israel


Keynote Lecture (KL11)

Chair: D. Vomvas

"Iridium Knife" Radiation Therapy in Maxillo-Facial Carcinoma
N. Zamboglou - Cyprus

Keynote Lecture (KL13)

Chair: E.Metaxas

Management of paediatric Obstructive sleep apnea
A. Rachmiel - Israel



Masterclass 5
Treatment of Zygomatico-Orbital Fractures
E. Ellis III - USA

Guest Society Session (GS5)
Belgian Association for Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery

"Orthognathic Surgery"


Geert Van Hemelen

Maurice Mommaerts



3D aesthetic jawline augmentation using multi-piece semi-porous tantalum prints
M. Mommaerts

Soft tissue management structured on hard tissue resettlement: ‘How to create facial balance?
G. Van Hemelen

An orthognatic face, the best cure for sleep

J. Van de Perre

Keynote Lecture (KL14)

Chairs: A. Kyriakides 


Rotation of the Maxillomandibular Complex: Principles Indications and Treatment Planning

J. P. Reyneke - South Africa

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break & Exhibition

Keynote Lecture (KL15)

Chairs: J. C. Posnick

             H. Zavrides

Lift of Cheek and Neck, Salient Points
M. Mommaerts - Belgium

Oral Session 
Salivary Glands (O.SG)

Chairs: K. Karavidas

              P. Kerimis


Sialendoscopy – A paradigm shift in the treatment of obstructive salivary gland disease
H. Klein - Israel

Superiority of ultrasonography over contrast-enhanced computed tomography in detection of submandibular gland masses (a retrospective analysis of 20 patients).
A. Abu-Nimer - Israel

Title: Complications and Pitfalls Occurring During Sialoendoscopy Procedures
S. Sivan - Israel

Retrospective study of endoscopic treatment to children with JRP performed at the Barzilai medical center during the years 2005-2015.
Y. Weinberg - Israel

13:00-14:30 Lunch Break & Exhibition

Keynote Lecture (KL16)

Chairs: M. Mommaerts

              C. Laspos

Bimaxillary Surgery: Sequencing, Planning, Pitfall 
E. Ellis III - USA

Oral Session
Orthognathic Surgery 1 (O.OS1)

Chairs: A. Zahariades

              S. Eustathiou


Face or Occlusion
P. Kokkinos - Cyprus

OSA our experience in real life
E. Metaxas - Cyprus

Orthognathic Approach for OSA
A. Kyriakydes - Cyprus

Semi Burried cranial distraction for cranial Stenosis (Syndromic and Non Syndromic)
A. Salloum - Egypt

Surgical correction of facial skeletal deformity of patients with thalassemia
M. A. Asayesh - Iran

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break & Exhibition

Keynote Lecture (KL17)

Chair: L. Lagerström

Aesthetic Considerations in Facial Asymmetry when planning Orthognathic Surgery
S. Calderon - Israel

Oral Session
Trauma 2 (O.T2)

Chairs: M. Peled

              C. Samaras


Recent Modalities in treatment mandibular fracture
M. Saeed - Sudan

A prospective evaluation of the use of 2.0 mm locking plates compared with standard plates in the treatment of mandibular fractures
J. G. C. Luz - Brazil

Reconstructive threats lift of malar fat during fixation of midfacial fractures
A. Nassar - Egypt

Cranialisation as a method of choice in treatment of severe frontbasal fractures
B. Cizmarevic - Slovenia

Lower face trauma in civilian and combatant war victims in Misurata Libya – Lessons learned by an oral surgeon.
A. Zaggut - UK


Keynote Lecture (KL18)

Chair: L. Lagerström


Treatment of Open Bites with the use of “Sugawara” Mini plates

C. Laspos - Cyprus

20:00 Gala Dinner
09:00-10:30     Masterclass 6
Unilateral cleft lip, my Approach and Technique
M. Mommaerts - Belgium

Oral Session
Oncology 2 (O.O2)

Chairs: L.Kalimeras


Advanced diagnostic modalities of maxillofacial malignancies
P. John - India

Oral Cancer and Robotic Surgeries
Y. Panayi - Cyprus


Keynote Lecture (KL19)

Chair: S. Calderon

Common Errors in the Management of Tempomandibular Disorders
D. M. Laskin - USA

Panel Discussion
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2 (PD2)

Chairs: A. Chimonides 


Isolated and combined oropharyngeal defects – our experience in providing access, regaining tissue integrity and maintaining or restoring function
N. Yanev - Bulgaria

Microsurgical reconstruction of the upper aerodigestiv tract using free ileocolon flap in cancer hypopharynx patient
A. Polyakov - Russia

Digital technologies in maxillofacial prosthetic rehabilitation: recent advances and future trends

A. Artopoulos - Greece

Bone regeneration of athrophic jaws with autogenous vascularized and non-vascularized bone tissue-clinical results
N.Buric – Serbia

Three Dimensional Planning & Reconstruction of the Mandible in Children with Hemifacial Microsomia Type III using Costochondral Grafts
Y. Israel - Israel


Guest Society Session (GS6)

Chair: G. Psaras

Education and Training Officer of the EACMFS

Neonatal & paediatric micrognathia: Distraction Osteogenesis and principles of treatment
Facial lipostructure in craniofacial congenital deformities
M. Galiè - Italy

12:00-12:30 ICMFS Presidium Meeting Coffee Break & Exhibition

Keynote Lecture (KL20)

Chairs: J. P. Reyneke

            P. Kokkinos

Chinwing Osteotomy. A new facial concept
A. Triaca - Switzerland

Oral Session
Orthognathic Surgery 2 (O.OS2)

Chair: N. Panayi


Body spare parts by digitally designing by computer and subsequent manufacture sintering or electron beam printing
R. Conley - Israel

3-D Printing Assisted Lateral Nasal Osteotomy
S. Ghanean - Iran

Improving aesthetic profiles through orthognatic surgery
J. Khoury - Lebanon

Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy: integral piece of the puzzle
S. Stavrinidou - Cyprus

Velocardiofacial syndrome, oral apraxia and the velopaharengial mechanism
M. Kyriakou - Cyprus


Closing Ceremony


Chair: Z. Nicolaou


The future of Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery
D. M. Laskin - USA

Psychological effect after Face Surgery
F. Morogiannis - Greece

What it's like from the other side of the Scalpel: A patient's perspective
C. Jackson - UK


M. Galiè - Italy


E. Theocharous - Cyprus




We are delighted to provide the final scientific program for the ICMFS 2015.

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Scientific Programme

The scientific programme of the Congress will consist of:

  • Keynote Lecturers
  • Panel Discussions
  • Controversies
  • Oral Presentations
  • Poster Presentations
  • Masterclasses
  • Satellite Symposium for Dentists

Main Topics

CranioMaxilloFacial Malformations Management

1. Embryology and Prenatal Diagnosis of Craniofacial Malformations

2. Reconstructive Surgery of Craniofacial Malformations & Cleft Surgery

3. Orthognathic Surgery

4. Distraction Osteogenesis

Craniomaxillofacial Oncology

5. Head and Neck Oncology Surgery   

6. Head and Neck Pathology  

7. Prevention of Head and Neck Tumours  

8. Chemotherapy and Radiation in Head and Neck Oncology and MetastaticDisease

Craniomaxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery

9. Microsurgical Reconstruction In Head and Neck

10. Surgery for Facial Paralysis

11. Structural Fat Grafting - 25 years of experience

Craniomaxillofacial Regional Surgery

12. Skull Base Surgery

13. Orbital, Paranasal Sinuses and Nasal Cavity Surgery

14. Rhinoplasty and Otoplasty

15. Salivary Glands - Minimal Invasive Surgery and Pathology

16. Temporomandibular Joint Pathology and Surgery

Craniomaxillofacial Traumatology

17. Craniomaxillofacial Traumatology

Advanced Implantology

18. Preprosthetic Surgery and Implantology

Craniomaxillofacial Varia

19. Bisphosphonate Related Disease of the Jaws

20. Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Craniomaxillofacial Applied Basic Science

21. Tissue Engineering and Cell Therapy

22. Advanced Imaging and CAD / CAM Technology

23. Evidence Based Medicine

Keynote Speakers

E.Ellis III
D.M Fliss
D.M. Laskin
JP Reyneke