The III Territorial Day of Maxillo-Facial Surgery, will be held today in the city of Holguín, as a space of exchange between specialists of that branch of medicine residing in eastern Cuba.
Specialists from the provinces of Guantánamo, Granma, Las Tunas, Santiago de Cuba and Holguín will participate in the meeting and will have its main headquarters at the Vladimir Ilich Lenin University General Hospital, founded by the historical leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro.
Dr. Cecilia Parladé, president of the Holguín Chapter of the Society of Maxillofacial Surgery, told the ACN that during the event will address issues such as orofacial cancer, trauma of the facial mass and orthognathic surgery, used in the treatment of patients with deformations in the jaw.
He stressed that the appointment will also include the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of bucco-maxillo-facial pathologies and oncological patient care, priority lines within the specialty.
During the Conference awards will be given to prominent personalities of the sector and will have among the fundamental activities of the program a conference of the Doctor in Sciences Pura Avilés, one of the first specialists graduated by the Revolution in the eastern region.
(With information from the Cuban News Agency)