- (2013; 1st Edition)A Dictionary of HearingShow details
A Dictionary of Hearing is a comprehensive reference that defines terms used in audiology, ENT, and related areas. This dictionary covers a wide range of terms in audiology and will be very useful to students and professionals in the field of hearing, including audiologists, nurses and doctors, teachers of the deaf, and speech and language therapists.
Contains over 4,000 common and uncommon audiological terms with clear meanings
Includes the etymology of words, providing a historical context for students
Entries have the breadth and depth of definition that students and professionals need
- (2013; 1st Edition)A Multidisciplinary Approach to Head and Neck NeoplasmsShow details
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Head and Neck Neoplasms is a comprehensive how-to guide that addresses the medical and surgical treatment of the most common and challenging neoplasms in head and neck surgery. It takes a hands-on approach to describing the latest surgical techniques, including intraoperative navigation, robotic surgery, image guidance for sinus tumors, and endoscopic skull base procedures. This book will be the reference of choice for residents and fellows, experienced otolaryngologists, and head and neck surgeons.
Comprehensive coverage of the evidenced-based management of surgical and nonsurgical diseases of the head and neck
Chapters include: Pediatric Tumors, Rehabilitation of Patients with Head and Neck Cancer, and Emerging Technology and Therapeutics in Head and Neck Oncology
Core Messages at the beginning of every chapter
Clinical Pearls to reinforce learning
The contributors to this volume are internationally recognized experts in head and neck surgery, plastic surgery, and oral and maxillofacial surgery, informing the book with a wealth of knowledge in these disciplines.
- (2000; 1st Edition)A Pocket Guide to the EarShow details
Diseases of the ear make up a large part of primary practice and can be challenging to diagnose and treat, especially for clinicians whose knowledge and expertise in otology may be limited. Concise and easy-to-read, here is your guide to almost everything that can go wrong with the ears - a brief clinical encyclopedia of ear disease.
This book is based on the author's more than 25 years experience in a thriving ENT practice, and covers everything from proper equipment and examination methods, to anatomy and disorders of each region of the ear. The clear and succinct text is packed with valuable tools you can utilize in daily practice, and cuts through to important truths about ear symptoms, diagnoses, and treatment - information that is not always taught in medical training programs.
Comprehensive: complete and sound advice on nearly every common and rare ear disease seen by primary care physicians
Concise: key facts communicated in 145 pages
Easy-to-read: bold print stresses diagnostic and treatment concepts, and highlighted text emphasizes summary paragraphs and clinically important points
Beautifully produced: over 40 full-color photographs and illustrations
Practical: includes a comprehensive glossary of terms as well as a top ten list of common clinical misjudgments and how to avoid them
Designed to be read from cover to cover, or as a reference when needed, this 145-page book is an essential professional tool - especially at a time when well-trained gatekeepers are crucial to high-quality healthcare. Here is the pocket guide anyone who treats or diagnoses ears and hearing - primary care physicians, family practitioners, pediatricians, otolaryngologists, audiologists, and more - needs to have at their disposal. Residents and students rotating through ENT will be amazed at the wealth of information provided in such a succinct text.
- (2016; 1st Edition)Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the East Asian FaceShow details
Written and edited by world-renowned aesthetic plastic surgeons, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the East Asian Face presents cutting-edge techniques for performing plastic surgery on East Asian patients. Dr. Jin, a well-regarded surgeon in Korea, has compiled an outstanding clinical reference covering the latest techniques used in plastic surgery of the East Asian face, including: rhinoplasty, Asian eyelid surgery, facial contouring, and aging face surgery. In addition, this book covers the rapidly changing non-surgical treatments of botulinum toxin, fillers, and lasers.
Only includes techniques that are proven to be safe and clinically effective
Covers all the major facial plastic surgery procedures performed on East Asian patients
More than 850 full-color intraoperative photos and high-quality illustrations demonstrate techniques and procedures described in the text
This book is an essential reference for aesthetic plastic surgeons and fellows interested in optimizing outcomes for their East Asian patients. It is filled with the insights, wisdom, and experience of leading experts in East Asian facial plastic surgery, and will surely be kept close at hand as a refresher, training guide, and atlas of facial plastic techniques.
- (2016; 1st Edition)Aesthetic Rejuvenation of the Face and NeckShow details
Aesthetic Rejuvenation of the Face and Neck presents the latest surgical and non-surgical techniques used in facial aesthetic rejuvenation. In the current environment of 'lunchtime facelifts' and 'light lifts' that often produce poor results, this book fulfills the need for a text that takes a careful, detailed approach to describing high-quality aesthetic facial rejuvenation procedures. Dr. Connell, the senior editor, is a recognized world expert on facial rejuvenation surgery, and his co-authors offer a wide range of perspectives and expertise in the specialty.
Written by experts from around the world, most fellowship trained by Dr. Connell
Presents techniques that provide long-lasting results and are proven to be safe
Enhanced with more than 650 full-color illustrations and photographs
During his over 50 years in practice Dr. Bruce Connell has trained about 50 fellows and given international annual teaching programs. In addition, hundreds of surgeons have made a pilgrimage to watch him operate and learn from this master surgeon. This book is your opportunity to learn his concepts and techniques.
- (2004; 2nd Edition)Allergy in ENT Practice. The Basic Guide.Show details
- (2009; 1st Edition)Anatomic Basis of Neurologic DiagnosisShow details
Anatomic Basis of Neurologic Diagnosis is a lavishly illustrated book that places special emphasis on the paramount importance of signs and symptoms for the accurate diagnosis of neurologic disorders. It opens with a comprehensive review of neuroembryology, enabling readers to gain knowledge of normal nervous system development and related developmental disorders. The second section of the book comprises an easily accessible presentation of the anatomy of regional parts and to-the-point information on the cardinal manifestations of disease. Separate chapters in the third section of the book present the anatomy of different functional systems and provide practical approaches to diagnosing patients with system disorders. A final chapter covers the anatomy of the vascular system and cerebrospinal fluid.
Practical organization of chapters, according to regions and functional systems, reflects the clinician's approach to patient care
Full-color illustrations provide an indispensable visual aid to learning and reviewing clinically relevant neurologic anatomy and pathways
Numerous tables summarize key points
Ideal for reading cover-to-cover, this book is essential for residents and students seeking to fully understand the complexity of clinical neuroanatomy. Seasoned clinicians will find the book a valuable refresher.
- (2016; 1st Edition)Anatomy for Plastic Surgery of the Face, Head, and NeckShow details
Anatomy for Plastic Surgery of the Face, Head, and Neck details the complex regional anatomy of the face, head and neck, providing plastic surgery and otolaryngology residents with a solid anatomical knowledge base. There are many danger zones involved in operating on the head and neck, and the detailed knowledge of anatomy that readers gain from this reference will help them avoid the surgical mishaps that often result in patient disfigurement.
Complex regional anatomy of the head and neck detailed with drawings, intraoperative photos and radiologic images
Online access to videos in which authors walk readers through the anatomy of the face, head and neck
Covers the latest anatomical topics, including arterial supply of the facial skin and sensory nerves of the head and neck
This excellent anatomical reference will be read cover to cover by young plastic surgeons and otolaryngologists, as well as residents in these specialties. More experienced surgeons will refer to it whenever they need to learn about an unfamiliar area of the head and neck.
- (2010; 2nd Edition)Atlas of Acoustic Neurinoma MicrosurgeryShow details
Authored by pioneers in the field, Acoustic Neurinoma Microsurgery -- now in a fully updated second edition -- provides step-by-step descriptions of the most common surgical approaches complemented by clearly labeled, full-color intraoperative photographs. Numerous cases derived from the expert authors own experience accompany each description to demonstrate the clinical application of the various techniques as well as to offer practical examples of what to do when faced with surgical complications.
Concise, tightly focused chapters cover everything from surgical anatomy and operating room setup to detailed explanations of how to perform the full range of surgical procedures, including the enlarged middle cranial fossa approach, the transotic approach, the modified transcochlear approach, and much more.
New chapters on the general features of acoustic neurinomas; functional surgery and intraoperative monitoring of the facial and cochlear nerves; imaging of acoustic neurinomas; facial nerve reanimation; and treatment options for patients with neurofibromatosis type 2
In-depth information on key aspects of patient care, such as patient selection, preoperative care, and postoperative follow-up
1,034 high-quality images -- including more than 900 full-color intraoperative photographs -- precisely display each step of the different procedures
Multiple cases in each chapter prepare the reader for clinical situations
Reflecting the latest technical advancements in acoustic neurinoma microsurgery, this visual guide will develop the surgical skills of every otolaryngologist and neurosurgeon that performs this delicate and complicated form of surgery.
Dr. Sanna is part of The Gruppo Otologico, a world-renowned specialist center for the diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the ear, skull base, facial nerve, head and neck, and paranasal sinuses. More information is available on the group's website, www.gruppootologico.it/eng.
- (2009; 2nd Edition)Atlas of Craniomaxillofacial Osteosynthesis. Microplates, Miniplates, and Screws.Show details
Now in a long awaited second edition, this groundbreaking atlas of osteosynthesis in craniomaxillofacial and oral surgery has been fully updated to reflect new techniques, applications, instruments, and materials. Illustrated in detailed, highly instructive full-color drawings, the book covers key advances in craniomaxillofacial and oral surgery, including the use of resorbable plates and screws, modern techniques of bone distraction, and the advanced treatment of trauma and congenital deformities. Complete with the relevant anatomy and biomechanics, physiology of bone repair and fracture healing, and the management of possible complications, the Atlas of Craniomaxillofacial Osteosynthesis: Microplates, Miniplates, and Screws is a true standard in the field.
Includes six entirely new chapters on lingual hematoma, innovative treatment approaches of condylar neck fractures, the application of resorbable plates and screws and the material-specific techniques, and alveolar, mandibular, and maxillary bone distraction
Features thorough updates on orthognathic, craniofacial, and preprosthetic surgery
Offers proven treatment approaches by international experts who have applied the principles of osteosynthesis in a wide range of procedures
Presents more than 350 outstanding full-color drawings, 70 of them new to this edition, visualizing the relevant anatomy and surgical techniques
The second edition of this outstanding atlas is highly recommended as a how-to guide and surgical reference for all practitioners and trainees who deal with the challenges of craniomaxillofacial and oral surgery, particularly maxillofacial, oral, and plastic surgeons, as well as neurosurgeons and otolaryngologists.
- (2013; 1st Edition)Atlas of Head and Neck UltrasoundShow details
Written by internationally renowned experts, this exceptional and most comprehensive atlas provides readers with a didactic exposure to the principles of ultrasound and its application in the diagnosis and treatment of clinical conditions of the head and neck. It specifically evaluates the possibilities of modern high-resolution B-scan and color Doppler ultrasound.
The atlas style and systematically structured content allow readers to quickly locate imaging findings and access required information
The authors not only cover the main ultrasound examination techniques and findings in the head and neck area but also convey approaches to more complex clinical issues, including complicated interdisciplinary topics such as the thyroid gland and blood vessels
The diagnostic limitations of ultrasound, pitfalls, and tips and tricks are highlighted throughout the text to help beginners recognize the essential aspects of the findings and assist experienced users in complicated situations
An extensive selection of video clips, illustrating the advantages of ultrasound as a dynamic procedure, is available online
For all otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, radiologists, internists, and other specialists who utilize this dynamic imaging tool, Atlas of Head and Neck Ultrasound is an essential reference for use in daily practice.
- (2007; 2nd Edition)Atlas of Microsurgery of the Lateral Skull BaseShow details
In this completely revised and enlarged new edition, Professor Sanna and his team provide systematic demonstrations of the major lateral skull base approaches, drawing from 20 years of experience of the eminent Gruppo Otologico located in Piacenza, Italy.
Introductory chapters on the general principles, instrumentation, and special considerations that characterize this type of surgery
Discussion of the radiology of skull base lesions as it relates to surgery, with particular emphasis on findings that can influence the choice of surgical approach, alter the course of surgery, or affect the prognosis
Actual demonstrations of the anatomy seen during the different surgical approache -- standard anatomy textbooks fail to address this issue
For each approach, step-by-step descriptions of the surgical technique and numerous clinical cases representing the most commonly encountered lesions so that the reader receives a comprehensive understanding of how to perform the approach and what to expect during surgery
Pearls and Pitfalls at the end of most chapters gathered from the vast number of cases managed throughout the years by the authors and included to help others avoid mistakes
Over 1300 superb and instructive illustrations consisting of photographs of live surgery and cadaver dissections, radiologic images, and drawings
Combined approaches providing the necessary route to manage certain extensive skull base tumors that represent particular challenges
Management strategies for different skull base lesions (e.g., surgical vs. nonsurgical management, the different factors that determine the choice of the surgical approach, cases that are managed conservatively or with radiosurgery)
Management of the internal carotid artery in skull base surgery, including the new technique of using stents to facilitate tumor dissection from the internal carotid artery
- (2010; 1st Edition)Atlas of Middle Ear SurgeryShow details
Packed with clearly labeled, full-color drawings on every page, Atlas of Middle Ear Surgery guides readers through the most common and innovative surgical procedures used to manage middle ear pathology.
The authors, experts in this technically demanding field, begin by providing practical background information on surgical anatomy and pathophysiology followed by a brief introduction to anesthesia considerations and operating room etiquette. Full-color drawings then demonstrate the various surgical techniques in a step-by-step formatthat is excellent for learning. Succinct, easy-to-understand descriptions accompany every drawing in a didactic manner that reinforces fundamental concepts as it teaches.
The latest on the surgical management of tympanic membrane abnormalities, chronic otitis media, cholesteatoma, and ossicular chain dysfunction
254 full-color drawings and schematics display anatomy and important surgical steps
Numerous callout boxes in each chapter highlight key surgical tips, pearls, and pitfalls
Concise and practical, this atlas is essential reading for otolaryngology residents, fellows, budding otologic surgeons, or practicing ENTs who need to hone their surgical skills and stay abreast of the latest advances in the field.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Atlas of Operative Craniofacial SurgeryShow details
This clinical book + videos embraces the spectrum of craniofacial surgery
Written by the world's foremost experts, Atlas of Operative Craniofacial Surgery with its accompanying videos is a unique resource that offers the reader a succinct yet comprehensive guide to performing craniofacial operations. In each chapter, renowned specialists share their strategies for selecting patients, executing effective preoperative planning, comprehending detailed operative techniques, instituting postoperative care best practices, dealing with possible complications, and much more.
The wide array of covered topics includes the cranial vault, reconstruction of the facial bones, orbital fracture repair, rhinoplasty, maxillary and mandibular operations, ear reconstruction, and cleft lip and palate repair
Over 1400 intraoperative photos and 300 drawings guide the reader through each operative procedure in a step-by-step fashion
Emphasis on how the procedures are performed, rather than on theory
Includes case studies that show the results of the discussed techniques
Accompanied by 20 surgical technique videos
Presented in cooperation with the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS) and the American Society of Craniofacial Surgery (ASCFS), this beautiful atlas is essential for all those involved with craniofacial surgery, including craniofacial surgeons, craniofacial surgery fellows, maxillofacial residents, and others.
- (2010; 1st Edition)Atlas of Temporal Bone SurgeryShow details
Beautifully illustrated and comprehensive, this must-have atlas guides readers through the delicate, high-risk surgical approaches they need to successfully manage pathology of the temporal bone, the most complex anatomic area in the human body.
Each consistently organized chapter addresses a different technique, beginning with a clear definition of the approach followed by a discussion of indications and key information on anatomic orientation, surgical steps, and, in many cases, surgical anatomy. Clearly labeled, full-color illustrations accompany step-by-step descriptions of common and unique operative techniques. The author, a world-renowned otorhinolaryngologist, provides detailed explanations of important anatomic landmarks and advice on how to choose the appropriate instruments at each surgical stage.
More than 300 full-color photographs and diagrams that orient the reader to the clinical setting
Helpful pointers appear throughout the text to help readers hone their surgical skills
Definitions and tips are incorporated as footnotes in each chapter for quick and easy reference
A thought-provoking section presenting surgical techniques, instruments, and prostheses that were developed and designed by the author
Extensive glossary that contains the most frequently used terms in otology and neurotology
An ideal companion for use in both the dissection laboratory and the operating room, Atlas of Temporal Bone Surgery is an indispensable one-stop reference for otologists, neurotologists, and any specialist involved in skull base surgery or otolaryngology.
- (2015; 1st Edition)Atlas of the Facial Nerve and Related StructuresShow details
Nobutaka Yoshioka, MD, PhD and Albert L. Rhoton Jr., MD have created an anatomical atlas of astounding precision. An unparalleled teaching tool, this atlas opens a unique window into the anatomical intricacies of complex facial nerves and related structures.
An internationally renowned author, educator, brain anatomist, and neurosurgeon, Dr. Rhoton is regarded by colleagues as one of the fathers of modern microscopic neurosurgery. Dr. Yoshioka, an esteemed craniofacial reconstructive surgeon in Japan, mastered this precise dissection technique while undertaking a fellowship at Dr. Rhotons microanatomy lab, writing in the preface that within such precision images lies potential for surgical innovation.
Includes a pair of 3D glasses to view the extraordinary images that are available online in the Thieme MediaCenter
Exquisite color photographs, prepared from carefully dissected latex injected cadavers, reveal anatomy layer by layer, with remarkable detail and clarity
Major sections include intracranial region and skull, upper facial and midfacial region, and lower facial and posterolateral neck region
Organized by region, each layered dissection elucidates specific nerves and structures with pinpoint accuracy, providing the clinician with in-depth anatomical insights. Precise clinical explanations accompany each photograph. In tandem, the images and text provide an excellent foundation for understanding the nerves and structures impacted by neurosurgical-related pathologies as well as other conditions and injuries.
An exceptionally stunning anatomical reference, this book is a must-have reference for residents, and advanced clinicians specializing in neurosurgery, facial plastic surgery, otolaryngology, maxillofacial surgery, and craniofacial surgery.
- (2008; 1st Edition)Atlas of Thyroid Surgery: Principles, Practice, and Clinical CasesShow details
An outstanding reference for performing successful thyroid operations
Atlas of Thyroid Surgery: Principles, Practice, and Clinical Cases is a concise guide for the surgical management of thyroid disease.
Descriptions of endocrine pathophysiology and the pathogenesis of nodular goiter and thyroid neoplasms
Thorough discussion of the capsular dissection technique and its essential advantages as a minimally invasive approach with low morbidity
Numerous clinical cases with step-by-step demonstrations of surgical procedures and concise comments on management, helping clinicians prepare for range of scenarios encountered in everyday practice
More than 100 clear line drawings and full-color photographs that illustrate key concepts
Surgical videos on an accompanying DVD present detailed surgical technique in five clinical cases with cross references to the text
Atlas of Thyroid Surgery: Principles, Practice, and Clinical Cases is a superb guide for general surgeons and endocrine and ENT surgeons operating on the thyroid. Endocrinologists, oncologists, pathologists, and residents in these specialties will also greatly benefit from the wealth of information provided in the text.
- (2017; 2nd Edition)Audiology Answers for OtolaryngologistsShow details
Significant advances in Audiology during the last few decades have resulted in a wide spectrum of sophisticated treatment options and diagnostic tests. This concise, easily accessible FAQ format addresses the multidisciplinary aspects of the field, providing audiologists, otolaryngologists, Otolaryngology residents and other specialists with a high-yield study guide.
Expert authors answer the "most frequently asked" Audiology questions, enabling quick comprehension of key Audiology concepts.
Topics new to the second edition include multifrequency tympanometry and ototoxic monitoring; while updates cover vestibular evoked myogenic potentials, video head impulse testing, bow and lean tests, current hearing aid technology and wireless accessories, and standards for testing hearing aids.
Two new chapters cover the audiological assessment of pediatric patients and the educational training of audiologists.
More than 130 figures and tables elucidate learning.
This succinct, pocket-sized Audiology guide will greatly benefit Otolaryngology residents with demanding schedules who often struggle preparing for and mastering the challenging Audiology component of the Board exam. The reader-friendly format also provides a quick, go-to reference for ENT practitioners.
- (2016; 1st Edition)Auricular ReconstructionShow details
This book details the surgical techniques of Dr. Francoise Firmin, a recognized thought leader in auricular surgery. It contains her "trade secrets" that have been distilled over many years of practice and is abundantly illustrated with over 1000 colour photographs and drawings. The book includes operative and lecture video plus an eBook. This practical, authoritative book will be an essential purchase to all surgeons who operate on the ear.
- (2017; 2nd Edition)Basic Otorhinolaryngology: A Step-by-Step Learning GuideShow details
Basic Otorhinolaryngology: A Step-by-Step Learning Guide, Second Edition, is an accessible introduction to the core concepts and potentially complex interrelationships in otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery. The fully revised new edition includes latest developments and up-to-date terminology, up-to-date diagnostic and treatment methods, and succinct overviews of important international consensus documents and position papers in the field. The book presents material in an engaging and user-friendly format, with chapters divided into study units that follow a consistent structure. Readers will also find a wealth of figures, tables, and flowcharts to facilitate quick comprehension of topics.
Completely updated chapters on audiology and vestibular disorders
New or expanded discussion of olfactory mucosa and disturbances, obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, imaging methods, immunotherapy for allergic rhinitis, Aspergillus sinusitis, ear canal cholesteatoma, peripheral nerve paralysis, and much more
More than 600 superb full-color photographs, illustrations, and diagrams-many new or improved for this edition-clarify anatomical, operative, and embryological concepts
Chapters organized into brief study units make learning the material manageable and convenient
Each study unit begins with a starter outlining objectives for the unit and its relationship to other units and the overall scheme
Numerous cross-references to other study units enable rapid navigation to relevant areas
"Knowledge in depth" boxes provide information that goes beyond a basic understanding, such as surgical techniques, historical details, and case examples
"Points of emphasis" throughout call direct attention to the most pertinent facts
Basic Otorhinolaryngology: A Step-by-Step Learning Guide, Second Edition, is an essential resource for ENT residents and trainees, residents and trainees in related specialties, and students on rotation. Its breadth of coverage and easy-to-learn format makes the book ideal for course or exam preparation, and will also serve as a useful reference source.
- (2012; 1st Edition)Botulinum Neurotoxin for Head and Neck DisordersShow details
Containing detailed injection instructions, Botulinum Neurotoxin for Head and Neck Disorders and the associated how-to videos offer otolaryngologists, neurologists, pain specialists, and others a complete guide to the management of motor, sensory and autonomic disorders of the head and neck region with botulinum neurotoxin. It covers treatment methods for conditions ranging from hyperfunctional motor disorders (dystonia, tremor, dysphagia), to afferent pain disorders (temporomandibular joint disorder, migraine, trigeminal neuralgia) to autonomic disorders (hypersalivation, Frey's syndrome). In each of the indications, the written material reviews the effects of the toxin on the nervous system, central pain thresholds, and central motor pathways.
Reviews the pharmacology, indications, mechanisms of action, and technique for each use of botulinum neurotoxin
Provides detailed information on the anatomy, treatment methods, follow-up care, and possible complications for each disorder
Includes online access to professionally produced videos in which Dr. Blitzer demonstrates injection techniques for the disorders in the book
Contains vivid, full color illustrations and photographs that clarify information in the text
Focusing specifically on injection techniques for the therapeutic uses of botulinum neurotoxin for treating head and neck disorders, this manual fills an important gap in the literature. It gives clinicians current, authoritative, and in-depth information on administering botulinum neurotoxin most effectively for the head and neck disorders of their patients.
- (2014; 1st Edition)Bullet Points in ENT. Postgraduate and Exit Exam Preparation.Show details
Concise and to-the-point, this book provides a highly effective review and study aid for postgraduate and exit exam candidates in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. It covers the full breadth of the field in manageable nuggets of information that are easily learned and retained, and ensures that trainees are prepared for all frequently asked exam questions.
Distills key facts into bullet points for rapid access to essential information, without the need to wade through lengthy, extraneous material
Covers the full range of topics in the modern ENT syllabus, as well as other important areas (e.g., imaging techniques, pharmacology, medical statistics) that are encountered in todays exams
Organized by subspecialty for quick, convenient review of selected topics
Serves equally well as a compact reference and refresher in the clinic, hospital or operating theatre
Offers a valuable overview of otolaryngology for trainees in allied specialties, such as maxillofacial and plastic surgery, audiology and speech-language pathology
Primarily geared to the Diploma of Otolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery (DOHNS) and Fellowship Intercollegiate (FRCS-ORL HNS) exams in the UK, Key Revision for Otolaryngology is also an excellent learning resource for similar tests in Europe, India, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and other countries. It is ideal as a current, comprehensive, study and revision aid in this rapidly expanding specialty.
- (2009; 1st Edition)Cartilage TympanoplastyShow details
Written by a pioneering master in the field, Cartilage Tympanoplasty: Classification of Methods-Techniques-Results, is a comprehensive reference for all the currently used methods of cartilage tympanoplasty. In the opening chapters of the book, Mirko Tos provides a thorough overview of this class of procedures, including a classification of 23 original cartilage tympanoplasty methods. Each of the following chapters offers a detailed exposition of a different method, presenting its definition, indication, graft harvesting and shaping, surgical technique, and an analysis of the anatomical and functional results based on a review of the literature and on personal experience. In the closing chapters, the author discusses long-term outcomes and compares the results of the various cartilage tympanoplasty methods.
- (2017; 1st Edition)Centrofacial RejuvenationShow details
Physical aging of the face is a multifactorial process that affects a crucial aspect of aesthetics: emotional expression. Centrofacial Rejuvenation examines the detrimental effects of volume loss and reduced skin surface quality in the aging process of the face and the restorative power of volume replacement. The fat grafting techniques described in this text will help plastic, aesthetic, and maxillofacial surgeons obtain a more natural facial rejuvenation result with longer stability than many other available techniques.
This comprehensive resource describes cutting-edge fat harvesting and injection techniques as well as innovative methods of preparing the fat tissue to obtain a better survival of the fat particles, eliminate the need for overcorrection, reduce the downtime and morbidity, and avoid complications. Surgeons can use Centrofacial Rejuvenation as a guide to move their practice forward with the following unique procedures:
Augmentation blepharoplasty to combat periorbital aging
Sharp Needle Intradermal Fat (SNIF) injection as a permanent intradermal filler
Nanofat grafting through a specialized emulsification process
Unique approaches to soft filler and toxin injection for precise and reliable results
Microbotox as a novel method to eliminate rhytids without total muscle paralysis
Chemical peels with advanced solution preparation techniques for greater control over depth and strength of the results
In addition, hundreds of color photographs demonstrating the results of these techniques and beautifully detailed illustrations enhance the reader's understanding of the procedures and their benefits. Purchase of this text also includes access to a full library of videos detailing the described procedures.
Centrofacial Rejuvenation is an essential volume for today's modern plastic surgeon to achieve superior results!
- (2011; 1st Edition)CholesteatomaShow details
In this succinctly-organized text, leading specialists have created a comprehensive guide to cholesteatoma and chronic ear disease. Based on the bestselling AAO-HNS course, Cholesteatoma provides in-depth advice for the medical and surgical management of this middle ear entity.
Cholesteatoma begins with an introduction of the disease and its general considerations, including preoperative assessment, the role of imaging, and the wet ear. Comprehensive chapters then present the three components of middle ear surgery which are the middle ear, the mastoid, and the meatus and the resultant cavity. The expert authors provide perspective on the controversies in cholesteatoma management like canal wall reconstruction, facial nerve monitoring, the use of endoscopes in chronic ear surgery, and postoperative care.
Accompanying online media includes 20 surgical videos performed and narrated by the authors
More than 340 vibrant full-color illustrations demonstrate the different disease progressions not shown in any other text
Insightful chapters cover recidivism and complications of both the disease and surgery, while O.R. cases illustrate surgical approaches
Otolaryngology-head and neck surgeons, residents and fellows will refer to this concise reference on a daily basis for the most up-to-date information on cholesteatomas and other middle ear lesions.
- (2014; 1st Edition)Clinical LaryngologyShow details
Clinical Laryngology addresses the practical issues faced by residents and seasoned practitioners in managing patients with diseases of the larynx. It is a concise manual covering common, everyday procedures that residents must master and provides all the up-to-date information needed by otolaryngologists caring for patients with laryngeal pathology.
Contains chapters on dysphagia, aspiration, tracheotomy, and cough
Includes more than 100 high-quality illustrations and clinical photographs that clarify the information in the text
Written and edited by renowned experts in the field of laryngology
This clinical resource is the go-to book that residents, fellows, and practicing otolaryngologists will consult when they are in need of practical guidance on managing cases of laryngeal pathology in the course of their practice.
- (2014; 4th Edition)Clinical OtologyShow details
Clinical Otology, Fourth Edition, is a detailed, contemporary review of diagnostic and therapeutic options for patients with otologic and related disorders. It addresses basic science, the clinical application of therapeutics in otology, and current research, and is designed to help physicians make the best decisions in managing the care of their patients.
New chapters on molecular genetic diagnostics, contemporary management of external and internal hearing devices, and vestibular and audiologic neuro diagnostics
More than 150 high-quality, color illustrations clarify key concepts presented in the text
Covers the current clinical application of genetics and contemporary testing for hearing loss
All otolaryngologists -- head and neck surgeons, audiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, and residents seeking to optimize patient care should have this up-to-date reference in their medical library.
- (2008; 1st Edition)Clinical Research for SurgeonsShow details
Clinical Research for Surgeons is a practical guide for understanding, planning, conducting, and evaluating surgical research. It covers the principles of evidence-based surgery and applies these principles to the design of suitable research studies. The reader will come to fully understand important concepts such as case-control study, prospective cohort study, randomized trial, and reliability study. The book provides valuable discussions of the critical appraisal of published clinical studies, allowing the reader to learn how to evaluate the quality of such studies with respect to measuring outcomes and to make effective use of all types of evidence in patient care.
Insights from experienced surgeons and veteran researchers
Easy-to-reference text boxes with Key Concepts, Jargon Simplified, and Examples from the Literature
Coverage of both open and minimally-invasive surgical procedures
50 illustrations demonstrating key points
This book is a valuable reference for clinicians and residents in a range of disciplines, including general surgery, orthopedic surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, urology, neurosurgery, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, interventional radiology, cardiac surgery.
- (2014; 3rd Edition)Cochlear ImplantsShow details
Cochlear Implants, Third Edition, has been completely revised to include the most up-to-date information on the clinical and translational sciences related to this rapidly evolving technology. It contains chapters on the latest developments in the field, including those in: genetics, neuroplasticity, expanding criteria for implantation, the application of implant technology to tinnitus and vestibular issues, music perception, and intraoperative monitoring.
Covers basic techniques as well as new concepts and areas of expansion, making it appropriate for beginners as well as experienced practitioners
Includes information on the latest advancements in cochlear implant programming concepts
Written by experts in the field who are spearheading advancements in cochlear implant technology
This book will be a valuable reference for otolaryngologists head and neck surgeons, audiologists, neurotologists, speech pathologists, and all professionals involved in the design and usage of cochlear implants as well as an essential text for audiology students.
- (2003; 1st Edition)Color Atlas of Allergic DiseasesShow details
Allergic disease, which frequently affects children, adolescents, and young adults, has seen an alarming increase in recent years. At the same time, an explosion of clinical and scientific advances in immunology and allergology have made it imperative that practitioners keep up with the newest knowledge.
Unique in its scope, size, and format, here is a practical and current overview of the entire field of allergy. This succinct book incorporates colorful and educational illustrations throughout, with succinct information on: complex cell-mediated immune response; methods of in-vivo and in-vitro allergy diagnosis; antihistamine and corticosteroid treatments; prophylaxis and allergen avoidance; psychosomatic disease; and much more!
Nearly 100 full-color illustrations that convey complex information simply and effectively
A wealth of concise and focused information in less than 250 pages - textbook knowledge in a pocketbook format!
Thorough diagnostic guidelines that incorporate the multidisciplinary expertise of a wide variety of specialists
An extensive Appendix that covers current topics such as emergency management, patch testing, allergy medications, and more!
From basic allergy principles to diagnosis, treatment, organ-specific allergies, prevention, and more, this compact book comprehensively covers the field. It is essential for any specialist who needs a thorough understanding of allergy medicine - otorhinolaryngologists, dermatologists, internists, pediatricians, pulmonologists, as well as medical students. Use this beautifully illustrated pocket guide to keep up-to-date on an important clinical topic.
- (2017; 1st Edition)Color Atlas of Endo-Otoscopy. Examination–Diagnosis–Treatment.Show details
This is an easy-to-consult book for residents and specialists, featuring brilliant diagnostic images from the newest generation of endoscopic otoscopes. Written by a renowned team of experts with 30 years of experience, this book helps readers obtain proficiency in otoscopy and in the interpretation of findings. Readers will learn what clinical consequences the diagnoses may have through case examples and treatment suggestions.
Richly illustrated with over 1000 mostly full-color photographs and many radiological studies
Shows a vast range of common and rare pathologies that can be visualized and assessed via endo-otoscopy
Juxtaposes, when appropriate, the clinical picture, radiological diagnosis, and intraoperative findings with the endo-otoscopic findings of the patient
In each chapter, a surgical summary lists various approaches that may be used to optimally plan treatment of the patient
A special final chapter covers the assessment of postsurgical findings as seen in otoscopy, so as to distinguish between normal healing and changes that may require further intervention
- (2009; 5th Edition)Color Atlas of ENT DiagnosisShow details
Returning in a new edition, this popular color atlas is a concise visual guide for the diagnosis of the full range of ENT conditions. Incorporating the latest developments in the field, this edition opens with an overview of examination techniques, providing descriptions of instruments, imaging, and diagnostic tests. Separate sections cover common and uncommon disorders of the ear, nose, pharynx and larynx, and the head and neck. High-quality photographs are complemented by guidelines for the effective diagnosis and treatment of each clinical problem.
Expanded discussion of such topics as facial plastic surgery, care for the pediatric patient, and head and neck disorders
More than 660 high-quality full-color photographs and illustrations that demonstrate key concepts
- (2002; 1st Edition)Color Atlas of Microneurosurgery of Acoustic NeurinomasShow details
In Wolfgang Koos' final work, a lifetime of experience in the surgical treatment of the acoustic neurinoma is presented in the style of the brilliantly successful Koos-Spetzler microneurosurgery series.
The operative techniques for removing acoustic neurinomas in correlation with size and extension of the tumor are then provided in step-by-step detail; intraoperative photographs are paired with explanatory colored line drawings of astonishing clarity.
- (2017; 4th Edition)Color Atlas of Oral Diseases. Diagnosis and Treatment.Show details
This remarkable reference work is the result of decades of experience on the part of a top specialist in oral medicine, George Laskaris. The book draws heavily from the singular dedication with which the author has been documenting details of the pathology of the diseases of thousands of patients he has treated over the past decades, and also capturing these on camera in exquisite photographs.
More than 1,000 close-up photographs, in high resolution and full color, from the author's vast collection of more than 130,000 images
Concise explanatory texts supporting the images
Consistent organization of crucial information, including guidelines for diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the patient with oral disease, basic characteristics of the diseases, diff erential diagnoses, histopathologic findings, lab findings, and therapeutic strategies
An appendix including tables of differential diagnosis based on morphology and color of lesions, and tables with biopsy considerations
Laskaris' Color Atlas of Oral Diseases: Diagnosis and Treatment is certain to be an essential reference not only for physicians and dentists involved in the diagnosis and therapy of oral diseases but also for dermatologists, otorhinolaryngologists, pediatricians, internists, hematologists, and rheumatologists evaluating the oral manifestations of systemic diseases.
- (2014; 1st Edition)Complete Cleft Care: Cleft and Velopharyngeal Insufficiency Treatment in ChildrenShow details
Complete Cleft Care is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to the assessment and treatment of patients suffering from cleft and velopharyngeal disorders. It covers multiple treatment modalities such as unilateral and bilateral cleft lip repair, secondary speech assessment and surgery, cleft rhinoplasty, gingivoperiosteoplasty, and alveolar bone grafting. The book includes videos, available online at Thiemes Media Center, that demonstrate specific techniques used in each treatment procedure.
Full-color diagrams and clinical photos illustrate surgical approaches used to correct cleft deformities
Accompanying videos help readers synthesize the step-by-step procedures described in the book
Treatment algorithms to guide readers in choosing the best treatment option for each clinical problem
This book is an excellent how-to guide that otolaryngologists, facial plastic reconstructive surgeons, plastic surgeons, oral maxillofacial surgeons, and speech pathologists will read cover-to-cover and refer to whenever they need a refresher on how to tackle a particular cleft or velopharyngeal disorder.
- (2012; 1st Edition)Complications in Facial Plastic SurgeryShow details
Written and edited by experts in the field, Complications in Facial Plastic Surgery is a valuable resource for facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, oculoplastic surgeons, and otolaryngologists to consult in their daily practice.Â This comprehensive text will also serve to ease the transition for individuals as they complete their training and begin performing surgical procedures without supervision.Â This is the type of text that surgeons may read cover to cover and to which they will continually refer for guidance before, during, and after performing surgery. Topics coveredÂ include rhinoplasty, facelifts, blepharoplasty, browlifting, facial resurfacing, injectables, facial trauma, and more!
A chapter on anesthesia complications helps the reader comprehend, appreciate, and anticipate the risks involved, thus minimizing poor surgical results
A focus on prevention as the best method of avoiding surgical complications, ensuring the best possible outcomes
Original artwork and more than 100 detailed color photographs help readers understand and apply the text
Pearls at the end of each chapter contain key insights on each topic
Complications in Facial Plastic Surgery is a key resource for facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, otolaryngologists, residents, and fellows to use to avoid surgical pitfalls, increase patient safety, facilitate successful outcomes, and improve doctor/patient relationships.
- (2013; 1st Edition)Complications in Otolaryngology—Head and Neck SurgeryShow details
The surgeon assumes responsibility for all factors that might influence the success of his or her craft, so a knowledge of potential complications is essential. Complications in Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery fills an important gap in the field by examining complications in all areas related to otolaryngology and head and neck surgery (excluding facial plastic and aesthetic surgery). From procedures in the middle and inner ear, paranasal sinuses, and salivary glands, through endoscopic skull base surgery, to airway management, laryngectomy, thyroid surgery, and much more, this book is a practical reference for any surgeon.
A comprehensive guide to the risks and complications in otology, rhinology, and head and neck surgery
Written by a team of leading authorities from around the world, it presents the reader with a wealth of clinical experience in every instructive chapter
Formatted for easy accessibility, including a definition of each complication and its sequelae, the incidence of occurrence, the point during surgery when it is most likely to happen, tips for avoiding it, and techniques for managing it
Includes current scientific, evidence-based information throughout
More than 360 full-color intraoperative photographs, endoscopic images, and illustrations to help readers visualize surgical problems and solutions for every case, including revision surgery
- (2015; 2nd Edition)Comprehensive Cleft CareShow details
Comprehensive Cleft Care is a complete clinical reference that addresses every aspect of the life-long care required by patients with orofacial clefting. Supported by a handsome full-color presentation, Comprehensive Cleft Care features heavily-illustrated chapters that provide unmatched coverage of everything from prenatal diagnosis to final orthognathic surgery. The inclusion of topics such as basic science research, mission work, and outcome measures make this an all-in-one clinical companion with coverage that cannot be found anywhere else. With its distinct holistic approach and perspectives from skilled specialists in a variety of disciplines, Comprehensive Cleft Care presents an unmatched overview of cleft repair and management. Volume One of the book covers non-surgical issues including: Embryology, Anatomy, Classification, Epidemiology, and Genetics; Nursing topics, Neuropsychosocial and Educational Aspects, Otologic, Audilogic, and Airway Assessment and Management, Outcomes and Research.
- (2015; 2nd Edition)Comprehensive Cleft CareShow details
Comprehensive Cleft Care is a complete clinical reference that addresses every aspect of the life-long care required by patients with orofacial clefting. Supported by a handsome full-color presentation, Comprehensive Cleft Care features heavily-illustrated chapters that provide unmatched coverage of everything from prenatal diagnosis to final orthognathic surgery. The inclusion of topics such as basic science research, mission work, and outcome measures make this an all-in-one clinical companion with coverage that cannot be found anywhere else. With its distinct holistic approach and perspectives from skilled specialists in a variety of disciplines, Comprehensive Cleft Care presents an unmatched overview of cleft repair and management. Volume Two of the book covers all the surgical and operative issues connected with the care of cleft patients, discussing both primary and secondary surgery, dental, orthodontic and prosthetic management, and management of skeletal deformities. An operative DVD is included with the book.
- (2015; 1st Edition)Comprehensive Cleft Care. Family Edition.Show details
For parents, learning that their newest family member may bring some unexpected challenges along with the blessing of his or her arrival can take a bit of adjustment. They have questions and need a trusted source of information to allay their fears. You are that source. However, most of the time, parents receive almost too much information to take in all at once, and questions arise as they digest the information. The parents of your patients may wonder: Did I hear that right? What does that term mean? What should I do next? What is in store for my family?
From diagnosis to treatment options, Comprehensive Cleft Care: A Family Edition provides families with important information to help them fully understand their child's condition and its treatment. Authored by parents and professionals, this unique work was written with real-life challenges in mind. Two of the book's editors have raised cleft-affected children. As a result, the information provided is not only informative and helpful, but also personal, readily accessible, and relevant from a parent's perspective.
This book enables parents and families to play a central role in navigating their child's care while working alongside the rest of the care team. Written in easy-to-read language, it contains over two dozen short chapters that mirror topics discussed in the corresponding text written for health care professionals, Comprehensive Cleft Care, Second Edition. Topics covered include the fundamentals of care, psychosocial and educational aspects, cleft lip and palate repair, speech and hearing, airway and breathing issues, dental and orthodontic principles, and more.
By providing up-to-date information in a clear and concise format, this book can help to educate parents and to alleviate much of the anxiety they have regarding their child's condition and its treatment. Published with a complimentary eBook, this guide is an invaluable resource for families seeking to help their cleft-affected child reach his or her full potential.