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Leo Stassen
Chair of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Science

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Stassen, L.F., Face the change, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 61, (2), 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Gannon, P., Stassen, L.F., Hourihan, F., Letter published in The Irish Times, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 61, (1), 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Stassen, L.F., Gritting (or should that be baring?) our teeth, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 61, (1), 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Stassen, L.F., Gritting (or should that be baring?) our teeth, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 61, (1), 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Stassen, L.F., Hammarfjord, O., Smoking cessation and the role of the dental practitioner, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 61, (2), 2015, p90-92 Journal Article, 2015

Hammarfjord, O., Ekanayake, K., Norton, J., Stassen, L.F.A., Limited dissection and early primary closure of the tracheostomy stoma in head and neck oncology operations: A retrospective study of 158 cases, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 44, (3), 2015, p297-300 Journal Article, 2015

Moorthy, A., Stassen, L.F., The occurrence of paraesthesia of the maxillary division of the trigeminal nerve after dental local anaesthetic use: a case report, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 61, (1), 2015, p34-35 Journal Article, 2015

Moorthy, A., Stassen, L.F., The occurrence of paraesthesia of the maxillary division of the trigeminal nerve after dental local anaesthetic use: a case report, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 61, (1), 2015, p34-35 Journal Article, 2015

Anderson, S., Nunn, J., Stassen, L.F.A., McLoughlin, J., A survey of dental school's emergency departments in Ireland and the UK: Provision of undergraduate teaching and emergency care, British Dental Journal, 218, (12), 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Beattie, A., Stassen, L.F.A., Ekanayake, K., Oral squamous cell carcinoma presenting in a patient receiving adalimumab for rheumatoid arthritis, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 73, (11), 2015, p2136-2141 Journal Article, 2015

Stassen, L.F., Face the change, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 61, (2), 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Murphy, C., O'Connell, J.E., Kearns, G., Stassen, L., Sports-related maxillofacial injuries, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 26, (7), 2015, p2120-2123 Journal Article, 2015

Stassen, L.F., Building on solid ground, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 61, (3), 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Rice N, Polyzois I, Ekanayake K, Omer O, Stassen LF., The management of osteoradionecrosis of the jaws- A review, Surgeon, Apr 13, (2), 2015, p101 - 109 Journal Article, 2015

Freedman, M., Ring, M., Stassen, L.F.A., Effect of alveolar bone support on zygomatic implants in an extra-sinus position - A finite element analysis study, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 44, (6), 2015, p785-790 Journal Article, 2015

Hammarfjord, O., Ekanayake, K., Norton, J., Stassen, L.F.A., Limited dissection and early primary closure of the tracheostomy stoma in head and neck oncology operations: A retrospective study of 158 cases, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 44, (3), 2015, p297-300 Journal Article, 2015

Gannon, P., Stassen, L.F., Hourihan, F., Letter published in The Irish Times, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 61, (1), 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Stassen, L.F., Hammarfjord, O., Smoking cessation and the role of the dental practitioner, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 61, (2), 2015, p90-92 Journal Article, 2015

Anderson, S., Nunn, J., Stassen, L.F.A., McLoughlin, J., A survey of dental school's emergency departments in Ireland and the UK: Provision of undergraduate teaching and emergency care, British Dental Journal, 218, (12), 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Freedman, M., Ring, M., Stassen, L.F.A., Effect of alveolar bone support on zygomatic implants in an extra-sinus position - A finite element analysis study, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 44, (6), 2015, p785-790 Journal Article, 2015

Stassen, L.F., Building on solid ground, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 61, (3), 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Murphy, C., O'Connell, J.E., Kearns, G., Stassen, L., Sports-related maxillofacial injuries, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 26, (7), 2015, p2120-2123 Journal Article, 2015

Beattie, A., Stassen, L.F.A., Ekanayake, K., Oral squamous cell carcinoma presenting in a patient receiving adalimumab for rheumatoid arthritis, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 73, (11), 2015, p2136-2141 Journal Article, 2015

Hammarfjord, O., Stassen, L.F.A., Bisphosphonate therapy and ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint: Is there a relationship? A case report, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, 118, (3), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Anderson, S., Stassen, L.F., Case report: sublingual epidermoid cyst in an elderly patient., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (2), 2014, p90-93 Journal Article, 2014

Stassen, L.F., A milestone., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (1), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Stassen, L.F., A public scandal, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (6), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Wall, D., Fraher, M., Kanbal, W., O'Connell, B., Watson, R., Timon, C., Stassen, L.F.A., Barnes, L., Infection of the beard area. Kerion: A review of 2 cases, Irish Medical Journal, 107, (7), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Mahon, N., Stassen, L.F., Post-extraction inferior alveolar nerve neurosensory disturbances--a guide to their evaluation and practical management, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (5), 2014, p241-250 Journal Article, 2014

Hammarfjord, O., Stassen, L.F.A., Bisphosphonate therapy and ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint: Is there a relationship? A case report, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, 118, (3), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Paul R, Stassen LF, Transient facial nerve paralysis (Bell's palsy) following administration of hepatitis B recombinant vaccine: a case report., British dental journal, 216, (2), 2014, p69-71 Journal Article, 2014

Stassen, L.F., A milestone., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (1), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Wall, D., Fraher, M., Kanbal, W., O'Connell, B., Watson, R., Timon, C., Stassen, L.F.A., Barnes, L., Infection of the beard area. Kerion: A review of 2 cases, Irish Medical Journal, 107, (7), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Stassen, L.F., Fluoride facts, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (5), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Stassen, L.F., A public scandal, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (6), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Nick Campbell, Understanding Machines, Mayo 2040 Science Week, GMIT Castlebar, Nov 12th, 2014, SFI/GMIT Invited Talk, 2014

Stassen, L.F., Caring for the weak; and recognising great care., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (3), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

O'Connell, J.E., Stassen, L.F., New oral anticoagulants and their implications for dental patients., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (3), 2014, p137-143 Journal Article, 2014

Stassen, L.F., Fluoride facts, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (5), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Anderson, S., Stassen, L.F., Case report: sublingual epidermoid cyst in an elderly patient., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (2), 2014, p90-93 Journal Article, 2014

Stassen, L.F., Ethics, dentistry and business., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (4), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Broderick D, Clarke M, Stassen L, Midazolam and drug-drug interactions in dental conscious sedation., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (1), 2014, p38-43 Journal Article, 2014

Mahon, N., Stassen, L.F., Post-extraction inferior alveolar nerve neurosensory disturbances--a guide to their evaluation and practical management, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (5), 2014, p241-250 Journal Article, 2014

Stassen, L.F., Caring for the weak; and recognising great care., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (3), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Osman N, Elamin YY, Rafee S, O'Brien C, Stassen LF, Timon C, Kinsella J, Brennan S, O'Byrne KJ., Weekly cisplatin concurrently with radiotherapy in head and neck squamous cell cancer: a retrospective analysis of a tertiary institute experience, Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol, 271, (8), 2014, p2253-9 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Stassen, L.F., Ethics, dentistry and business., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (4), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

O'Connell, J.E., Stassen, L.F., New oral anticoagulants and their implications for dental patients., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 60, (3), 2014, p137-143 Journal Article, 2014

Wall, D., Fraher, M., O'Connell, B., Watson, R., Timon, C., Stassen, L.F., Barnes, L., Infection of the Beard area. Kerion: a review of 2 cases., Irish medical journal, 107, (7), 2014, p219-221 Journal Article, 2014

Stassen, L.F., Dental act and insults to oral health., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 59, (3), 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Freedman M, Stassen LF, Commonly used topical oral wound dressing materials in dental and surgical practice--a literature review., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 59, (4), 2013, p190-5 Journal Article, 2013

Stassen, L.F., Dental act and insults to oral health., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 59, (3), 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Clarke, M, Wilson, KE, Girdler, NM, Stassen, LFA, Effect of patient position and verbal interaction on recovery following intravenous sedation, Oral Surgery, 6, 2013, p193 - 199 Journal Article, 2013

Stassen, L.F., History and excellence., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 59, (1), 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Stassen, L., We are not a third world country., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 59, (2), 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Stassen, L.F., History and excellence., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 59, (1), 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Brody S, Omer O, McLoughlin J, Stassen L, The dentist's role within the multi-disciplinary team maintaining quality of life for oral cancer patients in light of recent advances in radiotherapy., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 59, (3), 2013, p137-46 Journal Article, 2013

Freedman M, Ring M, Stassen LF, Effect of alveolar bone support on zygomatic implants: a finite element analysis study., International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery, 42, (5), 2013, p671-6 Journal Article, 2013

Stassen L, Khosa AD, Israr M, The value of the 'buccal pad of fat' in the reconstruction of oral defects following removal of intraoral tumours--a clinical assessment., Irish medical journal, 106, (1), 2013, p13-5 Journal Article, 2013

Stassen, L.F., Improving regulation., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 59, (4), 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Rahman N, Clarke M, Stassen LF, Case report: management of broken dental needles in practice., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 59, (5), 2013, p241-5 Journal Article, 2013

Stassen, L., We are not a third world country., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 59, (2), 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Stassen, L.F., Improving regulation., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 59, (4), 2013 Journal Article, 2013

James K, Stassen LF, Ipsilateral second nasolabial flap reconstruction for oral squamous cell carcinoma., The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery, 51, (3), 2013, p269-70 Journal Article, 2013

Boyapati RP, Shah KC, Flood V, Stassen LF, Quality of life outcome measures using UW-QOL questionnaire v4 in early oral cancer/squamous cell cancer resections of the tongue and floor of mouth with reconstruction solely using local methods., The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery, 51, (6), 2013, p502-7 Journal Article, 2013

MacCarthy D, O'Sullivan E, McAlister C, Healy CM, Flint S, Toner M, Nunn J, Allen F, Gorman T, O'Sullivan M, Stassen LF, The development of mouth, head and neck cancer awareness in Ireland and results of Mouth Cancer Awareness Day 2011., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 58, (2), 2012, p109-13 Journal Article, 2012

Stassen, L.F., Oral disease and public policy in Europe., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 58, (5), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

D MacCarthy, J Nunn, C Healy, LFA Stassen, T Gorman, B Martin, M Toner, M Clarke, A Dougall, J McLoughlin, A Kelly, C Waldron, M O'Sullivan, C Doyle, S Flint, Outcomes from the first mouth cancer awareness and clinical check-up day in the Dublin Dental University Hospital, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 58, (2), 2012, p101 - 108 Journal Article, 2012

Stassen, L.F., Oral disease and public policy in Europe., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 58, (5), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Stassen, L.F., Good science matters., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 58, (3), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Stassen, L.F., Outrageous, unacceptable, unnecessary infliction of pain., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 58, (6), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Stassen, L.F., Good science matters., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 58, (3), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Stassen, L.F., Outrageous, unacceptable, unnecessary infliction of pain., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 58, (6), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Stassen, L.F., Build health or produce disease., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 57, (5), 2011 Journal Article, 2011

Reidy, J., McHugh, E., Stassen, L.F.A., A review of the relationship between alcohol and oral cancer, Surgeon, 9, (5), 2011, p278-283 Journal Article, 2011

Stassen, L.F., O'Halloran, M., Functional surgery of the temporomandibular joint with conscious sedation for "closed lock" using eminectomy as a treatment: A case series, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 69, (6), 2011 Journal Article, 2011

Reidy, J.T., McHugh, E.E., Stassen, L.F., A review of the role of alcohol in the pathogenesis of oral cancer and the link between alcohol-containing mouthrinses and oral cancer., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 57, (4), 2011, p200-202 Journal Article, 2011

Reidy, J., McHugh, E., Stassen, L.F.A., A review of the relationship between alcohol and oral cancer, Surgeon, 9, (5), 2011, p278-283 Journal Article, 2011

Reidy, J.T., McHugh, E.E., Stassen, L.F., A review of the role of alcohol in the pathogenesis of oral cancer and the link between alcohol-containing mouthrinses and oral cancer., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 57, (4), 2011, p200-202 Journal Article, 2011

Stassen, L.F., Build health or produce disease., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 57, (5), 2011 Journal Article, 2011

Bowe, D.C., Rogers, S., Stassen, L.F., The management of dry socket/alveolar osteitis., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 57, (6), 2011, p305-310 Journal Article, 2011

Stassen, L.F., O'Halloran, M., Functional surgery of the temporomandibular joint with conscious sedation for "closed lock" using eminectomy as a treatment: A case series, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 69, (6), 2011 Journal Article, 2011

Bowe, D.C., Rogers, S., Stassen, L.F., The management of dry socket/alveolar osteitis., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 57, (6), 2011, p305-310 Journal Article, 2011

Wilson, M.H., Fitzpatrick, J.J., McArdle, N.S., Stassen, L.F., Diabetes mellitus and its relevance to the practice of dentistry., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 56, (3), 2010, p128-133 Journal Article, 2010

Stassen, L.F., Price differences, competition and the real culprit., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 56, (3), 2010 Journal Article, 2010

Stassen, L.F., Breakthrough in awareness of head, neck and mouth cancers., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 56, (5), 2010 Journal Article, 2010

McGoldrick, D.M., Stassen, L.F., Management of acute dislocation of the temporomandibular joint in dental practice., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 56, (6), 2010, p268-270 Journal Article, 2010

Stassen, L.F., Price differences, competition and the real culprit., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 56, (3), 2010 Journal Article, 2010

Stassen, L.F., The forgotten profession., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 56, (2), 2010 Journal Article, 2010

McGoldrick, D.M., Stassen, L.F., Management of acute dislocation of the temporomandibular joint in dental practice., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 56, (6), 2010, p268-270 Journal Article, 2010

Stassen, L.F., The forgotten profession., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 56, (2), 2010 Journal Article, 2010

Stassen, L.F., Dentists unite against short-sighted policies., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 56, (1), 2010 Journal Article, 2010

Stassen, L.F., Breakthrough in awareness of head, neck and mouth cancers., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 56, (5), 2010 Journal Article, 2010

Moloney, J., Stassen, L.F., An audit of the quality of referral letters received by the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dublin Dental School and Hospital., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 56, (5), 2010, p221-223 Journal Article, 2010

Moloney, J., Stassen, L.F., An audit of the quality of referral letters received by the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dublin Dental School and Hospital., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 56, (5), 2010, p221-223 Journal Article, 2010

Stassen, L.F., Dentists unite against short-sighted policies., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 56, (1), 2010 Journal Article, 2010

Wilson, M.H., Fitzpatrick, J.J., McArdle, N.S., Stassen, L.F., Diabetes mellitus and its relevance to the practice of dentistry., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 56, (3), 2010, p128-133 Journal Article, 2010

Ryan, P., Saleh, I., Stassen, L.F.A., Osteonecrosis of the jaw: A rare and devastating side effect of bisphosphonates, Postgraduate Medical Journal, 85, (1010), 2009, p674-677 Journal Article, 2009

McHugh, E.E., Al-Awadhi, E., Stassen, L.F.A., The role of the health services in the prevention of alcohol-related facial injury, Surgeon, 7, (5), 2009, p307-315 Journal Article, 2009

Moloney, J., Stassen, L.F., Antibiotics in odontogenic infection., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 55, (5), 2009, p242-245 Journal Article, 2009

Stassen, L.F., Protecting patients and educating dentists., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 55, (6), 2009 Journal Article, 2009

McHugh, E.E., Al-Awadhi, E., Stassen, L.F.A., The role of the health services in the prevention of alcohol-related facial injury, Surgeon, 7, (5), 2009, p307-315 Journal Article, 2009

Stassen, LF, Using our political weight., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (6), 2009 Journal Article, 2009

Ryan, P., Saleh, I., Stassen, L.F.A., Osteonecrosis of the jaw: A rare and devastating side effect of bisphosphonates, Postgraduate Medical Journal, 85, (1010), 2009, p674-677 Journal Article, 2009

Smith, G., Stassen, L., Flint, S., Treating osteoporosis letter to the editor, Irish Medical Journal, 102, (3), 2009 Journal Article, 2009

Stassen, L.F., Protecting patients and educating dentists., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 55, (6), 2009 Journal Article, 2009

Stassen, LF, Oral health at risk from cutbacks., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 55, (4), 2009 Journal Article, 2009

Smith, G., Stassen, L., Flint, S., Treating osteoporosis letter to the editor, Irish Medical Journal, 102, (3), 2009 Journal Article, 2009

Moloney, J, Stassen, LF, Pericoronitis: treatment and a clinical dilemma., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 55, (4), 2009 Journal Article, 2009

Fitzpatrick, JJ, Stassen, LF, IV access in dental practice., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 55, (2), 2009 Journal Article, 2009

Wilson, MH, McArdle, NS, Fitzpatrick, JJ, Stassen, LF, Medical emergencies in dental practice., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 55, (3), 2009 Journal Article, 2009

Moloney, J., Stassen, L.F., Antibiotics in odontogenic infection., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 55, (5), 2009, p242-245 Journal Article, 2009

Stassen, L.F., Wexford success and progress in Europe., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (3), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Cronin, AJ, Claffey, N, Stassen, LF, Who is at risk? Periodontal disease risk analysis made accessible for the general dental practitioner., British dental journal, 205, (3), 2008 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Stassen, L.F., The challenge of mandatory CPD in dentistry., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (2), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Moloney, J, Stassen, LF, The relationship between pericoronitis, wisdom teeth, putative periodontal pathogens and the host response., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (3), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Stassen, L.F., Is the oral health strategy a cause for hope?, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (1), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Freedman, M, Jayasundara, H, Stassen, LF, Idiopathic isolated unilateral hypoglossal nerve palsy: a diagnosis of exclusion., Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics, 106, (1), 2008 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Fitzpatrick, JJ, McArdle, NS, Wilson, MH, Stassen, LF, Epilepsy in dental practice., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (4), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Stassen, L.F., Moving forward in difficult times., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (5), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Stassen, L.F., Moving forward in difficult times., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (5), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Stassen, L.F., Specialists play down risk of jaw condition., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (4), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Fitzpatrick, JJ, Wilson, MH, McArdle, NS, Stassen, LF, Renal disease and chronic renal failure in dental practice., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (5), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Stassen, L.F., Is the oral health strategy a cause for hope?, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (1), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Vinall, C, Stassen, LF, The dental patient with a congenital bleeding disorder., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (1), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Stassen, L.F., The challenge of mandatory CPD in dentistry., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (2), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Stassen, L.F., Specialists play down risk of jaw condition., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (4), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Stassen, L.F., Wexford success and progress in Europe., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 54, (3), 2008 Journal Article, 2008

Vinall, C., Stassen, L.F., Dental management of the anaemic patient., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 53, (4), 2007, p191-195 Journal Article, 2007

Stassen, LFA, Mohan, S, Novel use of nasal suction during the maxillary sinus lift procedure, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 65, (9), 2007, p1783 - 1784 Journal Article, 2007

Barry CP, Ryan WJ, Stassen LF, Anatomical study of factors contributing to zygomatic complex fracture instability in human cadavers, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 119, (2), 2007, p637 - 640 Journal Article, 2007

Kabadaya, MS, Beausang, E, Stassen, LF, Stress fracture of the tibia following a vascularised free fibular flap, Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery , 2007 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Vinall, C., Stassen, L.F., Dental management of the anaemic patient., Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 53, (4), 2007, p191-195 Journal Article, 2007

Dorman ML, Wilson K, Stone K, Stassen LF , Is intravenous conscious sedation for surgical orthodontics in children a viable alternative to general anaesthesia?--a case review, British Dental Journal , 202, (11), 2007, pE30- Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Barry CP, Ryan CD, Stassen LF , Osteomyelitis of the maxilla secondary to osteopetrosis: a report of 2 cases in sisters, ournal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 65, (1), 2007, p144 - 147 Journal Article, 2007

Hussain OT, Nayyar MS, Brady FA, Beirne JC, Stassen LF, Speeding and maxillofacial injuries: impact of the introduction of penalty points for speeding offences, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 44, (1), 2006, p15 - 19 Journal Article, 2006

McAloney N, Kerawala CJ, Stassen LF, Management of drooling by transposition of the submandibular ducts and excision of the sublingual glands, ournal of the Irish Dental Association, 51, (3), 2005, p126 - 131 Journal Article, 2005

Stassen LF, Oral cancer, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 51, (4), 2005, p153- Journal Article, 2005

Kerawala CJ, McAloney N, Stassen LF, Prospective randomised trial of the benefits of a sternocleidomastoid flap after superficial parotidectomy, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 40, (6), 2002, p468 - 472 Journal Article, 2002

Kerawala CJ, Stassen LF, Shaw IA, Influence of routine bone grafting on the stability of the non-cleft Le Fort 1 osteotomy, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 39, (6), 2001, p434 - 438 Journal Article, 2001

Kerawala CJ, Grime RJ, Stassen LF, Perry M, The bicoronal flap (craniofacial access): an audit of morbidity and a proposed surgical modification in male pattern baldness, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 38, (5), 2000, p441 - 444 Journal Article, 2000

Allen PF, Watson G, Stassen L, McMillan AS, Peri-implant soft tissue maintenance in patients with craniofacial implant retained prostheses, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 29, (2), 2000, p99 - 103 Journal Article, 2000

Seymour RA, Stassen L, Moore U, Hawkesford JE, Oshima T, Suggi M, Nimmo WS, A double-blind, placebo-controlled study of the tolerability and efficacy of a new kappa-opioid receptor agonist (R-84760) in patients with pain after dental surgery, Clinical Drug Investigation, 20, (6), 2000, p409 - 414 Journal Article, 2000

Stassen LF, Kerawala CJ, New surgical technique for the correction of congenital muscular torticollis (wry neck), British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 38, (2), 2000, p142 - 147 Journal Article, 2000

Stassen LF, McGuinness AJ, A simple method of plate fixation of fractures of the frontal bone, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 37, (6), 1999, p438 - 439 Journal Article, 1999

Hammond M, Stassen L, Do you CARE? A national register for cleft lip and palate patients, British Journal of Plastic Surgery , 52, (1), 1999, p12 - 17 Journal Article, 1999

Hammond M, Stassen L, Do you CARE? A national register for cleft lip and palate patients, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 37, (2), 1999, p81 - 86 Journal Article, 1999

Hammond M, Stassen L, Do you CARE? A national register for cleft lip and palate patients, British Journal of Orthodontics, 26, (2), 1999, p152 - 157 Journal Article, 1999

Ashar A, Kovacs A, Khan S, Hakim J, Stassen LFA, Blindness associated with midfacial fractures., Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 56, (10), 1998, p1146 - 1151 Journal Article, 1998

Stassen LFA, Blindness associated with midfacial fractures - Discussion, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 56, (10), 1998, p1151 Journal Article, 1998

Fordyce AM, Telfer MR, Stassen LF, Cross-matched blood for major head and neck surgery: an analysis of requirements, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 36, (2), 1998, p103 - 106 Journal Article, 1998

Ilankovan V, Stronczek M, Telfer M, Peterson LJ, Stassen LF, Ward-Booth P , A prospective study of trephined bone grafts of the tibial shaft and iliac crest, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 36, (6), 1998, p434 - 439 Journal Article, 1998

Samaranayake LP, Stassen LF, Still DM, A microbiological study of pre- and postoperative apicoectomy sites, Clinical Oral Investigations, 1, (2), 1997, p77 - 80 Journal Article, 1997

Holland IS, Stassen LF, Bilateral block: is it safe and more efficient during removal of third molars?, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 34, (3), 1996, p243 - 247 Journal Article, 1996

Mighell AJ, Stassen LF, Soames JV, Sebaceous carcinoma of the parotid gland, Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, 25, (1), 1996, p51 - 53 Journal Article, 1996

Fordyce AM, Stassen LF, Obstructive sialadenitis, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 34, (1), 1996, p131 - 132 Journal Article, 1996

Currie WJ, Stassen LF, Thompson WD, An unusual cause of trismus, Dental Update, 22, (2), 1995, p72 - 73 Journal Article, 1995

Mighell AJ, Carton AT, Boobis LH, Stassen LF, Acceptance and perception of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy by patients with upper aerodigestive tract cancer, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 33, (1), 1995, p19 - 22 Journal Article, 1995

Sell DA, Sommerlad BC, Christie FB, Ferguson MJW, Stassen LFA, Russell VJ, Milling MAP, Moos KF, Moss JP, Fenton O, Managing cleft lip and palate, British Medical Journal , 311, 1995, p1432- Journal Article, 1995

Rintala AE, Haapanen ML, Stassen L , The correlation between training and skill of the surgeon and reoperation rate for persistent cleft palate speech, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 33, (5), 1995, p295 - 298 Journal Article, 1995

Sell, D.A., Sommerlad, B.C., Christie, F.B., Ferguson, M.J.W., Stassen, L.F.A., Russell, V.J., Milling, M.A.P., Moos, K.F., Moss, J.P., Fenton, O., Correction: Managing cleft lip and palate (British Medical Journal (1995) 25 Nov (1432)), British Medical Journal, 311, (7020), 1995 Journal Article, 1995

Sell, D.A., Sommerlad, B.C., Christie, F.B., Ferguson, M.J.W., Stassen, L.F.A., Russell, V.J., Milling, M.A.P., Moos, K.F., Moss, J.P., Fenton, O., Correction: Managing cleft lip and palate (British Medical Journal (1995) 25 Nov (1432)), British Medical Journal, 311, (7020), 1995 Journal Article, 1995

Stassen LFA, Currie WJR, A pilot study of the use of eminectomy in the treatment of closed lock, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 32, (3), 1994, p138 - 141 Journal Article, 1994

Stassen LF, Hislop WS, Still DM, Moos KF, Use of anorganic bone in periapical defects following apical surgery--a prospective trial, ritish Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 32, (2), 1994, p83 - 85 Journal Article, 1994

Stassen LFA, Cleft-Lip and Palate Deformities in Children, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 32, (5), 1994, p340 Journal Article, 1994

Mighell AJ, Stassen LF, Soames JV, Meningioma--an unusual forehead swelling: a case report, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 32, (4), 1994, p253 - 256 Journal Article, 1994

Stassen LFA , The Management of Patients with a Cleft-Lip and Palate Deformity, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 32, (1), 1994, p1 - 2 Journal Article, 1994

Podd TJ, Carton AT, Barrie R, Dawes PK, Roberts JT, Stassen LF, Henderson R, Macleod RL, Piggot TA, Treatment of Oral Cancers using iridium 192 interstitial irradiation, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery , 32, (4), 1994, p207 - 213 Journal Article, 1994

Sleeman D, Carton AT, Stassen LF, Closure of radial forearm free flap defect using full-thickness skin from the anterior abdominal wall, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 32, (1), 1994, p54 - 55 Journal Article, 1994

Mighell AJ, High AS, Stassen LFA, Periosteal fasciitis of the mandible, Head and Neck, 16, (3), 1994, p282 - 286 Journal Article, 1994

Stassen LF, Currie WJ, A pilot study of the use of eminectomy in the treatment of closed lock, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 32, (3), 1994, p138 - 141 Journal Article, 1994

Stassen LF , The management of patients with a cleft lip and palate deformity, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 32, (1), 1994, p1 - 2 Journal Article, 1994

Smyth AG, McDowell DB, Stassen LF, An in-vitro study of the comparative viability on different swab types of simulated specimens of bacteria commonly present in oro-facial infections, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 31, (3), 1993, p161 - 164 Journal Article, 1993

Currie WJ, Thompson WD, Stassen LF, Adenocarcinoma: the use of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for investigation of a tumour in the infratemporal fossa, Dentomaxillofacial Radiology, 22, (3), 1993, p155 - 158 Journal Article, 1993

Dutton GN, al-Qurainy I, Stassen LF, Titterington DM, Moos KF, el-Attar A, Ophthalmic consequences of mid-facial trauma, Eye, 6, (1), 1992, p86 - 89 Journal Article, 1992

Policy making in, editor(s)John Coakley and Michael Gallagher , Politics in the Republic of Ireland, Galway, PSAI Press, 1992, pp167 - 181, [O'Halpin E.] Book Chapter, 1992

Alqurainy IA, Stassen LFA, Dutton GN, Moos KF, Elattar A, Diplopia following midfacial fractures, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 29, (5), 1991, p302 - 307 Journal Article, 1991

Alqurainy IA, Stassen LFA, Dutton GN, Moos KF, Elattar A, The characteristics of midfacial fractures and the association with ocular injury: a prospective study, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 29, (5), 1991, p291 - 301 Journal Article, 1991

Alqurainy IA, Titterington DM, Dutton GN, Stassen LFA, Moos KF, Elattar A, Midfacial Fractures and the eye: the development of a system for detecting patients at risk of eye injury, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 29, (6), 1991, p363 - 367 Journal Article, 1991

Gibson J, Stassen LFA, Lamey PJ, Fell GS, Geographic tongue: The clinical response to zinc supplementation, Journal of Trace Elements in Experimental Medicine, 3, (3), 1990, p203 - 208 Journal Article, 1990

Stassen LF, Goel R, Moos KF , Purtscher's retinopathy: an unusual association with a complicated malar fracture, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 27, (4), 1989, p296 - 300 Journal Article, 1989

Stassen LF, Batchelor AG, Rennie JS, Moos KF , Cancrum oris in an adult Caucasian female, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 27, (5), 1989, p417 - 422 Journal Article, 1989

Stassen LF, Moos KF, el-Attar A, A comparison of the use of external pin and transnasal Kirschner wire fixation for the unstable tripod malar fracture: a prospective trial, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 27, (2), 1989, p99 - 106 Journal Article, 1989

Murphy, D.M., Stassen, L., Carr, M.E., Gillespie, W.A., Cafferkey, M.T., Falkiner, F.R., Bacteraemia during prostatectomy and other transurethral operations: Induced of timing of antibiotic administration, Journal of Clinical Pathology, 37, (6), 1984, p673-676 Journal Article, 1984

Murphy, D.M., Stassen, L., Carr, M.E., Gillespie, W.A., Cafferkey, M.T., Falkiner, F.R., Bacteraemia during prostatectomy and other transurethral operations: Induced of timing of antibiotic administration, Journal of Clinical Pathology, 37, (6), 1984, p673-676 Journal Article, 1984

Watson AJ, Hillery M, Grant G, Stassen LF, Keogh JA, Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis - initial experience, Irish Medical Journal 74(11):330-333, 74, (11), 1981, p330 - 333 Journal Article, 1981

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Stassen L, Citation for the presentation of the De Puy Prize 1996 to Mr David Patton, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 35, (2), 1997 Journal Article, 1997

Avery B, Stassen LFA , Editorial, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 35, (4), 1997 Journal Article, 1997

Austin, T., Given, P., Grimson, W., Grimson, J. et al., Programmers guide, EU Telematics for Health programme, HC1046, 1997 Report, 1997

Stassen LFA , Editor's report 1996-97, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery , 35, (4), 1997, p229 Journal Article, 1997

Stassen LFA, Editorial news, British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery , 34, (6), 1996, p485 Journal Article, 1996

Wardbooth RP, Stassen LFA, Maxillofacial surgery should become a specialty of medicine, British Dental Journal, 171, (11-12), 1991, p349 Journal Article, 1991

Recognition

Representations

Editor Irish Dental Journal 2005

Editorial Board Irish Dental Journal 2003

Editorial Board Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 1999

Editor of British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 1996-1999

Deputy Editor of British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 1993-1996

Assistant Editor of British Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 1992-1993

Honorary Editor of Craniofacial Society of Great Britain 1992-1995

OMFS Research Committee, RCSI 2005

OMFS Representative, Professional & Governance Committee, RCSI 2006

OMFS Irish Surgical Postgraduate Training Committee, RCSI 2004

Faculty Representative, FFSEM (UK), RCS (England) 1994

Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine (UK) Representative on the Irish Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine 2007

Awards and Honours

Fellow Trinity College Dublin 2005

Ward-Hadaway Award for the development of Patient Information Leaflets/Dermatology Portfolio in South Shields (team award) 2001

Huntley Health Care Award 1999

DePuy Prize (BAOMS prize) 1994

Norman Rowe rose bowl for BAOMS presentation 1989

BAOMS Travelling scholarship 1987

Norman Rowe rose bowl for BAOMS presentation 1986

Sir John Moore Clinical Prize Meath Hospital 1981

Sir John Moore Clinical Prize Meath Hospital 1981

Honours in Paediatrics 1980

Sheldon Friel Prize (prize for Preventive Dentistry and Orthodontics) 1977

B.Dent.Sc Honours in Preventive Dentistry, Conservative Dentistry, 1977

Honours in Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology 1974

Distinctions in Anatomy, Biochemistry 1973

Honours in Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology 1973

Honours in Biology, Chemistry, Physics 1972

Memberships

Irish Dental Council 2003

Irish Medical Council 2003

OMFS Specialist List IMC 2003

OS Specialist List (IMC) 2003

General Medical Council (UK) Registration no 2722566 1981 – 2004

General Dental Council (UK) Registration No. 51904 1978 – 2004

Specialist List Oral Medicine (IMC?) 2000

Specialist List Oral Surgery (IMC?) 2000

Specialist List Surgical Dentistry (IMC?) 2000

Specialist List Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (GMC-UK) 1990

Fellow of the RCS (Edinburgh) 1984

Fellow of the RCS (England) 1985

Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine (UK) 2007