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SJTU Affiliated Hospital Led in Reaching Global Consensus on Implantology

January 31, 2021      Author: Dept. of Oral Implantology at Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital

Recently, a guiding program to led by Dept. of Oral Implantology at Shanghai has been officially launched. Initiated by Dept. of Oral Implantology, the program has received support from top journals in implant dentistry including Journal of Clinical Periodontology and Clinical Oral Implants Research. It also receives full cooperation from main academic organization in implant dentistry in Europe and America. Under this program, a Commission on Implant Dentistry Core Outcomes Sets and Measurements (ID-COSM) was established to discuss the core outcomes in this field and set consistent measurement standards for clinical trials and treatment so as to improve the security and efficiency of clinical practice. 

Led by Prof. Maurizio Tonetti from Dept. of Oral Implantology at Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital, ID-COSM Commission has gathered top experts around the globe in implant dentistry. Prof. Tonetti, editor of Journal of Clinical Periodontology, is the chairman of the Commission, and Prof. Lai Hongchang, deputy editor of International Journal of Oral Implantology, is a member.

The ID-COSM International Consensus Seminar is funded by the National Clinical Center for Oral Disease Research and covers all areas of clinical treatment of implant dentistry. The guideline of the seminar will be published in Journal of Clinical Periodontology, which will contribute to standardizing the measurements for clinical treatment in implant dentistry. This outcome shows the indispensable role of the Oral Implantology Dept. at Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital in clinical research on implant dentistry.

Author: Dept. of Oral Implantology at Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital

Affiliation: Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Translated by Zhang Wenying