Charles Davis presenting research at The International Society of Craniofacial Surgery meeting

Craniofacial research

Charles Davis has a PhD in Mechanobiology of the Craniofacial Skeleton.

He frequently gives lectures at medical conferences. A list of scientific publications is included below.

Outcomes of the treatment of head and neck sarcomas in a tertiary referral centre.
Linford A, McIntyre B, Marsh R, MacKinnon C, Davis C, Tan T. Frontiers of Surgery 19: 2-19 2015

Haemangioma Causing Deformational Plagiocephaly.
Avery G, Davis C, Tan ST. Journal Craniofacial Surgery 22: 223-5; 2011.

Spring expansion is influenced by cranial biomechanics.
Davis C, Lauritzen C. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 21: 843-6, 2010.

The biomechanical characteristics of cranial sutures are altered by spring cranioplasty forces.
Davis C, Windh P, Lauritzen C. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 125: 1111-8, 2010.

Cranial bone and suture strains incident to spring-assisted cranioplasty.
Davis C, Windh P, Lauritzen C. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 125: 1104, 2010.

Adaptation of the cranium to spring cranioplasty forces.
Davis C, Windh P, Lauritzen C. Childs Nervous System. 26: 367, 2010.

Occipital expansion without osteotomies in Apert syndrome.
Davis C, Wickremesekera A, MacFarlane MR. Childs Nervous System. 11: 1543, 2010.

Surgical management of craniofacial and skull base rhabdomyosarcomas.
A Yang, A Wickremeseckera, A Parker, C Davis. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 20: 1388-93, 2009.

Frontobasal suture distraction corrects hypotelorism in metopic synostosis.
C Davis, P Windh, C Lauritzen. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 20: 121 – 4, 2009.

Do expansile cranial springs erode through the cranium?
C Davis, P Windh, C Lauritzen. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 20: 168 – 70, 2009.

Spring assisted cranioplasty alters the growth vectors of adjacent cranial sutures.
C Davis, P Windh, C Lauritzen. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 123: 470 – 4, 2009.

Evolution of the treatment of Sagittal synostosis: The role of new technologies.
K Mackenzie, C Davis, A Yang, M MacFarlane. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 20: 129 – 33, 2009.

Correction of non-synostotic scaphocephaly without cranial osteotomy: Spring expansion of the sagittal suture.
C Davis, M MacFarlane, A Wickremesekera. Childs Nervous System 25: 225 – 30, 2009

Spring-assisted remodeling for ventricular shunt-induced cranial deformity.
C.Davis, C. Lauritzen. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 19; 588-92, 2008.

“Spectaclesplasty” periorbital rotation advancement for facial deformity in Crouzon syndrome.
C. Davis. C. Lauritzen. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 19: 652-58, 2008

Spring-Assisted Cranioplasty vs Pi-Plasty for Sagittal Synostosis- A long Term Follow up study.
P Windh, C Davis, C Sanger, P Sahlin, C Lauritzen. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 19: 59-64, 2008.

The evolving role of springs in craniofacial surgery: The first 100 clinical cases.
C. Lauritzen, C. Davis, T Hewitt, A. Ivarsson. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2008; 121: 545-554.

Recent developments in the treatment of craniosynostosis.
C Davis. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2007 May;77 Suppl 1:A55.

Evolution of surgery for craniosynostosis in Christchurch – a review of 67 children.
Mackenzie KA, Langley S, Davis C, Macfarlane MR. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery
2007 May;77 Suppl 1:A69.

Whither Orbital pseudotumour.
H Agir, C Davis, C MacKinnon, S Tan. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 18; 1148-53, 2007.

Transcranial interorbital correction of hypertelorism: modified osteotomy in cranioorbital disproportion.
C Davis Wolfe. A (Ed) Craniofacial Surgery 12; 263-5, 2007

Modified transconjunctival osteotomies for exorbitism in Graves opthalmopathy.
C Davis. Wolfe. A (Ed) Craniofacial Surgery 12; 259-61, 2007

Spring assisted expansion of normal cranial sutures – A novel concept in craniofacial surgery.
C Davis, Lauritzen C.. D David (Ed) Craniofacial Surgery 11 2006

The evolving role of springs in Craniofacial Surgery.
Lauritzen C, Davis C, Ivarsson.. D David (Ed) Craniofacial Surgery 11 2006

Spring assisted cranioplasty versus piplasty for sagittal synostosis- A long term follow up.
Windh P, Davis C, Sahlin P, Lauritzen C. D David (Ed) Craniofacial Surgery 11 2006

Skull base surgery – How may the results be improved?
Tan, S.T., Davis, C., Glasson, D.W., Hunn, M.H., Balakrishnan, V. D David (Ed) Craniofacial Surgery 11 2006

Endotracheal tube fixation to the maxilla in severe facial burns.
C.Davis. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 113; 982-984, 2004.

Submental intubation in severe craniomaxillofacial trauma.
C. Davis. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery 74; 379-38, 2004.

Fryns Syndrome: A surviving case with associated Hirschsprungs disease and hemidiaphragmatic agenesis.
C.Davis, U Samarakkody. Journal of Paediatric & Child Health. 38:318-20, 2002.

Intracranial dislocation of the mandibular condyle.
C.Davis. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery S 72; 243-4, 2002.

Anatomic variant of flexor digitorum profundus leading to closed rupture in Zone III
C. Davis, J. Armstrong. Journal of Hand Surgery. 28A; 149-152, 2003

Replantation of an amputated tongue.
C.Davis, J Armstrong. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 108: 1441-1442, 2001

Pretibial injury in the New Zealand population aged 50 years and over- Epidemiology and possible prevention.
R Laing, S Tan, C Davis. NZ Health Research Council. Dec 2000