Publications by authors named "Arrigo Pellacani"

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Emerging challenges and possible strategies in maxillo-facial and oral surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic.

J Oral Sci 2020 Sep 24;62(4):452-454. Epub 2020 Aug 24.

Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Unit and Biomaterials Laboratory, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences for Children & Adults, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.

The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic suddenly took the world by storm and Italy was one of the hardest hit countries. Maxillo-facial surgery and dentistry procedures had to be significantly reorganized, since they are considered high-risk procedures. Protocols had to be changed and interdepartmental cooperation was put in place to plan surgical interventions and maintain high standards. Various improvements have been made to prevent and reduce the risks of spreading the infection. Even if the situation seems to have improved, being unprepared is not an option. In this paper the experience gained during these months has been shared and possible future challenges has been highlighted, suggesting practical adjustments based also on new guidelines and recommendations.
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September 2020