University Clinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Salzburg

Principle contact details

Contact name:Peter Schachner, MD,DMD
Address:University Clinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Paracelsus Private Medical University
Muellner Hauptstr. 48
5020 Salzburg

Other team members

Surgeon:Peter Schachner (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon), Alexander Gaggl (OMFS), Christian Brandtner (OMFS), Christian Rippel (OMFS)
Speech therapist:Caroline Koenig, MA
Orthodontist:Gertrude Danner, MD
Clinical geneticist:Olaf Rittinger, MD,PhD
Otolaryngologist:Elisabeth Pointner, Julia Straus-Rechenmacher
Specialist nurse:Elke Sams, IBCLC
Psychologist:Karoline Greimel
Patient follow up:Peter Schachner

Primary surgical protocol

Timing of first repair and type of operation.

Complete UCLP:4-6 months
Complete BCLP:4-6 months
Isolated CP:9-12 months

Record collection protocol

Are records routinely collected at specific ages?Yes
Does this conform to WHO timing recommendations
(birth, 5, 10, 15 and 20 years)?

State coverage of costs

Are the costs of the following treatments covered by the state (free to the patient)?

Surgery costs:All
Orthodontic costs:Part
Speech and language therapy costs:Part

Current research activity and data collection

Participation in other collaborations (projects):Yes
Willing to share Powerpoint presentations:Yes

Potential clinical research activities

Clinical research activities interested in being involved in:

Randomised clinical trials:Yes
Inter-centre comparison of outcome:Yes
Prospective study:Yes
DNA collection:Yes

National cleft lip and palate / craniofacial scientific organisation

Organisation details:Austrian Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association
University Clinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Salzburg
Muellner Hauptstr, 48, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
President: Peter Schachner, MD,DMD;

Total number of cases per annum

Total cases per annum:30