Theme 1: Zygomatic Implant Usage in Head & Neck Cancer patients
Mr Butterworth has been researching the survival, timing and innovative use of zygomatic implants since 2006. He has recently reported on the biggest published series of maxillary and mid-face malignancies treated with zygomatic implants in the world-wide literature.
Theme 2: Radiotherapy damage to the teeth and jaws
The Head & Neck team in Liverpool have been researching a number of projects including dental care for patients following radiotherapy and the risk of osteoradionecrosis following extractions in the irradiated mandible.
Shaw, R. and Butterworth, C. and Tesfaye, B. and Bickerstaff, M. and Dodd, S. and Smerdon, G. and Chauhan, S. and Brennan, P. and Webster, K. and McCaul, J. and Nixon, P. and Kanatas, A. and Silcocks, P.
Shaw, R. and Forner, L. and Butterworth, C. and Jansen, E. and Hillerup, S. and Nutting, C. and Overgaard, J.
Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg, 2011
Publication year: 2011
Theme 3: Quality of Life of rehabilitated oral cancer patients
The team in Liverpool have researched and published a number of important papers about oral rehabilitation and quality of life outcomes including the development of the Liverpool Oral Rehabilitation Questionnaire.