- (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 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
- (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.
- (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.
- (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)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.
- (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.
- (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.
- (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
- (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.
- (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
This unique book is essential reading for all surgeons who need to prepare for and manage every contingency for the best possible outcomes in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Comprehensive Management of Vestibular SchwannomaShow details
The definitive resource on clinical management of vestibular schwannoma from world renowned experts
Although a histologically benign and relatively uncommon tumor, otolaryngologists and neurosurgeons have maintained a lasting and deep-rooted fascination with vestibular schwannoma, also known as acoustic neuroma. Advancements in microsurgical technique, radiosurgery, and radiotherapy, coupled with an increased understanding of the natural history of the disease, have made modern management of this tumor considerably more complex. Concurrently, new controversies have added to the original debates among pioneering surgeons, with the pendulum swinging between conservatism and definitive cure.
Comprehensive Management of Vestibular Schwannoma, by distinguished Mayo Clinic clinicians and renowned international contributors, is a comprehensive textbook covering all the clinical aspects of vestibular schwannoma management. Eighty-four chapters written by multidisciplinary experts including otolaryngologists, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, neurologists, neuroradiologists, and audiologists, ensure a balanced view of all treatment modalities for sporadic and neurofibromatosis type 2-associated vestibular schwannoma.
Evaluation, surgical and nonsurgical approaches, rehabilitation, controversies, and long-term clinical outcomes
Detailed illustrations by Robert Morreale, senior medical illustrator at the Mayo Clinic, highlight relevant anatomy and surgical approaches
Chapter summary tables provide readers with a rapid clinical reference derived from the published world literature
The chapter "Anatomy of Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery" by the late internationally renowned neurosurgeon Albert L. Rhoton Jr. reflects his major contributions on this subject
With inclusion of fundamental principles to advanced concepts, this is a robust resource for residents, fellows, and early attending physicians, as well as mid- to later-career physicians who care for patients with vestibular schwannoma.
- (2001; 1st Edition)Controversies in OtolaryngologyShow details
- (2019; 1st Edition)Cost-Effective Evaluation and Management of Cranial NeuropathyShow details
A unique guide to managing cranial neuropathy cost effectively—from diagnosis to treatment!
Cranial neuropathy can be a symptom of a devastating, life-threatening condition or a benign disease with spontaneous full recovery in a majority of patients. While testing options are available, they can be costly and sometimes may be unnecessary. Cost-Effective Evaluation and Management of Cranial Neuropathy by Seilesh C. Babu, Neal M. Jackson, and an impressive team of multidisciplinary contributors reflect decades of experience. Combining evidence-based medicine from the literature with years of firsthand expertise, this reader-friendly book offers cost-effective methodology and in-depth insights for evaluating and managing cranial neuropathy.
The textbook provides a clear-cut approach and practical algorithm for cranial nerve evaluation and management of neuropathy. Contributions from neurotologists, neurosurgeons, rhinologists, ophthalmologists, head and neck cancer surgeons, laryngologists, and speech language pathologists ensure a well-rounded and comprehensive approach. The text begins with an introduction to cost-effective management in medicine, laying a foundation for the book's primary focus. It concludes with cranial neuropathy radiology considerations and a helpful cost-effective summary with key points.
Unique algorithms provide clinicians with simple-to-follow, cost-effective methods for managing complex disorders that result in facial nerve weakness, hearing loss, and swallowing problems
Pathology-specific chapters cover a wide range of conditions including olfactory disorders, vision disorders, audiovestibular disorders, facial and trigeminal nerve disorders, and spinal accessory nerve disorders
Diagnosis and management of cranial nerve disorder symptoms such as vision loss, dysphagia, and dysphonia
This excellent resource is a must have for all clinicians who potentially encounter patients with cranial nerve weakness, including primary care and emergency medicine physicians, otolaryngologists, neurologists, and neurosurgeons.
- (2012; 1st Edition)Craniomaxillofacial Buttresses. Anatomy and Operative Repair.Show details
Buttresses are the basis for reduction and repair of craniomaxillofacial fractures and are essential for determining the optimal location, for placement of reparative plates and screws. Craniomaxillofacial Buttresses: Anatomy and Operative Repair endorses surgical anatomy as a basis for operative intervention.
The first book to bring together experts in the five surgical areas involved in craniomaxillofacial (CMF) reconstruction after trauma: plastic surgery, oculoplastic surgery, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, ophthalmology, and neurosurgery
Parallels between architecture and CMF anatomy, basic biomechanics, and advanced finite analysis depict the distribution of impact and the modern principles of operative repair
Algorithms and illustrations, by renowned artist William Winn, reinforce a logical sequence of clinical management
Compelling preoperative, intra-operative, and postoperative photographs and supplemental text illustrate exemplary repair
From the frontal boss to the lower jaw, this book brings together history, applied surgical anatomy, and operative techniques in the CMF region in a way not seen since the classic by Reed O. Dingman and Paul Natvig in 1964. An educational reference for medical students, residents, fellows, and clinicians, Craniomaxillofacial Buttresses: Anatomy and Operative Repair simplifies board review-and-study.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Current Concepts of Sleep Apnea SurgeryShow details
A key new reference dedicated to the surgical management of sleep-disordered breathing...
The importance of unobstructed respiration in sleep, and the long-term risks of sleep apnea, cannot be overemphasized. The therapeutic efficacy of the widely prescribed "gold standard," CPAP, is compromised by low patient acceptance and compliance.
In light of the limits of CPAP and other forms of conservative therapy (e.g., mandibular advancement devices), there is a growing tendency to explore and expand the role of surgery in the treatment of severe sleep apnea. New insights and developments in pathophysiology, surgical techniques, and implants have opened the way to increased success in treating sleep apnea surgically.
This new work by leading international specialists provides a detailed, evidence-based approach to selected advanced surgical techniques, beginning with patient selection criteria, discussion of indications for and against surgery, choice of procedure (also in combinations), and more.
Systematic, practice-oriented approach to examination, diagnosis, and treatment
Step-by-step description of surgical concepts and techniques
Superbly illustrated with full-colored photographs and drawings
Focus on those procedures that have been shown to be successful in specific situations
Discussion of outcomes, success rates, risks, and potential complications; where evidence-based data are not available, expert opinion is provided
Current Concepts of Sleep Apnea Surgery will be welcomed by residents, fellows, and board-certified surgeons in otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery.
- (2010; 1st Edition)Differential Diagnosis in Otolaryngology. Head and Neck Surgery.Show details
Designed as a practical resource for rapid and accurate diagnosis in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery and facial plastic surgery, this comprehensive manual uses an innovative format that simulates what physicians experience in daily practice. Each symptom-based chapter opens with the patient's presentation followed by an easily accessible list of potential diagnoses and supplementary data on the features of the different diseases to help the user correctly identify the problem.
Chapters labeled by signs and symptoms - not by disease - enable quick clinical reference
In-depth coverage of the diagnostic evaluation, including PET/CT of the head and neck, allergy and immunologic evaluation, key information on how to assess a variety of complaints, and much more
Numerous cross-references throughout the text clearly link different symptoms and diseases to provide a solid understanding of each diagnosis
82 high-quality illustrations and clinical photographs, including 52 in full-color, demonstrate lesions and diseases
Well-organized tables of rare diseases and syndromes aid rapid review
Differential Diagnosis in Otolaryngology is a must-have reference and refresher for clinicians in otolaryngology who need to update their knowledge of their own and other subspecialties in the field of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. It is also a valuable tool for otolaryngology residents and fellows as they prepare for daily practice or study for exams.
- (2006; 1st Edition)Ear and Temporal Bone Surgery. Minimizing Risks and Complications.Show details
In light of much public scrutiny concerning the possible risks and unfavorable outcomes of surgical procedures, this timely book addresses important issues in error prevention and safety for otologic and skull base surgery. Written by internationally recognized experts in the field, this text presents standards of care as well as in-depth review of critical preoperative considerations to develop a safe and effective procedure.
Extensive discussion of common ear and temporal bone surgical techniques with a special focus on safety
Detailed coverage of indications and contraindications, testing procedures, alternatives, monitoring techniques and more
An easy-to-reference chapter devoted to Problems and Solutions reviewing key concepts as well as how to avoid errors and manage complications when they occur
- (2019; 1st Edition)Ear Surgery Illustrated: A Comprehensive Atlas of Otologic Microsurgical TechniquesShow details
This richly illustrated ear microsurgery atlas shows a picture is worth a thousand words!
In order to envision a three-dimensional picture of the surgical space and ultimately to master surgery, surgeons need thorough visual and clinical knowledge of anatomy. Ear Surgery Illustrated: A Comprehensive Atlas of Otologic Microsurgical Techniques by renowned surgeon Robert Jackler and illustrator Christine Gralapp reflects more than three decades of collaboration.
The color illustrations herein communicate a wealth of surgical anatomy and technique with exceptional clarity and precision. Succinct, insightful text paired with the drawings delineate key landmarks, define crucial relationships, and elucidate complex concepts. Fifteen chapters encompass the broad spectrum of modern otological surgery practice — from commonplace procedures to complex tertiary-quaternary operative care. The appendix features helpful educational handouts surgeons can give to patients.
More than 1,100 precise full-color illustrations with explanatory text cover a broad range of microsurgical approaches
A wide range of surgical procedures including stapes surgery, tympanoplasty, ossiculoplasty, mastoidectomy, vestibular surgery, cochlear implants, temporal bone resection, and petrous apicectomy
Management of various diseases and conditions such as cholesteatoma, facial nerve issues, temporal bone fractures, hearing loss, encephaloceles, cerebrospinal fluid leaks, and pulsatile tinnitus
Stepwise procedural guidance throughout the atlas enables novice otolaryngologists and subspecialty otologists to achieve optimal surgical outcomes. Experienced surgeons will find insightful tips and helpful tricks to refine skills and tackle more complex technical challenges encountered in practice.
Paired with Robert Jackler's and Christine Gralapp's Atlas of Skull Base Surgery and Neurotology Second Edition, the two books meld visual and clinical knowledge into remarkable resources covering otological, neurotological, and lateral skull base surgery techniques.
- (2009; 3rd Edition)Ear, Nose, and Throat Diseases. With Head and Neck Surgery.Show details
The third edition of this long-time bestseller continues to be a reliable companion and invaluable resource for medical students, specialist trainees, residents, and practitioners, providing the essential scientific, diagnostic, and therapeutic knowledge and offering advanced information and guidelines for clinical practice.
Organized by anatomical region, each chapter covers the relevant anatomy and physiology, methods of investigation, and a comprehensive range of diseases. Succinct descriptions of diseases cover clinical findings, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment.
Significantly enlarged and fully revised to the present standard of scientific knowledge and clinical practice
Over 280 highly instructive drawings and more than 500 clinical photograph--all in full color
Larger format allowing for an improved layout and clearer presentation of content
New chapter on voice, speech, and language; new sections on obstructive sleep-related breathing disorders and on dermatologic principles for the otolaryngologist; and appendices on emergencies and on infection control
- (2015; 1st Edition)Endonasal Endoscopic Surgery of Skull Base Tumors. An Interdisciplinary Approach.Show details
This book presents a complete step-by-step guide to endonasal endoscopic skull base surgery, written by prominent interdisciplinary specialists and reflecting important recent developments in the field. Combining the fundamentals of skull base anatomy and pathology with current diagnostic and interventional imaging techniques, Endonasal Endoscopic Surgery of Skull Base Tumors provides a solid clinical foundation for anyone working in this challenging and evolving specialty.
State-of-the-art contributions from international experts in endonasal endoscopic skull base surgery
A 360 panoramic assessment of skull base pathologies
Description of basic and advanced endoscopic procedures based on the endonasal corridor system
Current tumor-specific strategies, including indications and preoperative work-up, endoscopic surgical techniques, sequel and potential complications, postoperative care, outcomes, and pearls and pitfalls
Clear and consistent interdisciplinary guidelines for managing the internal carotid artery in skull base surgery, allowing the removal of previously inoperable tumors
Surgical outcomes from two of the leading international skull base centers, one in Fulda, Germany (formerly headed by Professor Draf), and one joint program at the University of Brescia and University of Varese, Italy
Complete with 500 full-color photographs, anatomic illustrations, flowcharts and tables, Endonasal Endoscopic Surgery of Skull Base Tumors offers a practical management approach and sets a new standard in the field. It is invaluable for all otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, and pathologists who routinely make diagnostic and therapeutic decisions with regard to skull base lesions. It is also an essential text and reference for those who are learning how to perform endonasal endoscopic skull base surgery in a multidisciplinary environment.
- (2017; 1st Edition)Endoscopic Approaches to the Paranasal Sinuses and Skull Base. A Step-by-Step Anatomic Dissection Guide.Show details
With the continuing evolution of endoscopic techniques for surgery of lesions of the paranasal sinuses and skull base, and the reduced morbidity associated with this minimally invasive modality, the method has gained widespread use in recent years. This work offers a thorough review of all endoscopic approaches for access to the nose and paranasal sinuses and, through them, to the skull base. Central to this guide is the emphasis on profound knowledge of the complex anatomy in this area, as well as the many vital structures that can be endangered there. To this end, more than 900 full-color images, most photographs from cadaver dissections, are put to brilliant use.
Internationally renowned specialists and pioneers from Europe and the United States as editors and contributors
Full-color photos from fresh cadaver dissections illustrate all steps for each approach
Specific anatomic landmarks as revealed during each step are detailed, providing confidence in spatial orientation
Correlative CT sections provide crucial additional information
Risks and potential complications are included, as well as methods to reduce them
Endoscopic Approaches to the Paranasal Sinuses and Skull Base is intended as an indispensable guide for residents, fellows, and specialist surgeons in otolaryngology, neurosurgery, and skull base surgery.
- (2014; 1st Edition)Endoscopic Ear Surgery: Principles, Indications, and TechniquesShow details
Increasingly used as an adjunctive tool in the diagnosis and management of ear disease, middle ear endoscopy has the potential to decrease patient morbidity, prevent disease recurrence, and reduce costs. Its capacity to uncover hidden anatomy within the small dimensions of the ear has made it essential for functional surgery, allowing surgeons to preserve key anatomic structures such as the cochlea and facial nerve.
Now for the first time, the physicians who pioneered this groundbreaking minimally invasive technique review its indications, advantages, disadvantages, and surgical approaches:
Written by the foremost leaders in the field, all members of the International Working Group on Endoscopic Ear Surgery
Features nearly 1,000 intraoperative endoscopic images filmed with high-definition cameras, plus outstanding line drawings that aid in understanding all concepts
Comprehensively covers the field, including chapters on endoscopic and combined endoscopic-microscopic management of cholesteatoma, surgical restoration of middle ear ventilation, myringoplasty, Meniere disease, tympanoplasty and stapes surgery, revision surgery, and much more
Demonstrates state-of-the-art endoscopic procedures in 19 instructive videos
From the unique anatomy and pathophysiology of the middle ear through diagnosis, surgical indications, procedures, and instrumentation, this book is indispensable for all otolaryngologists and neurotologists. It offers a full picture of the field today, as well as exploring the future possibilities of ear endoscopes alone or in combination with operative microscopes for the most effective treatment of middle ear pathologies.
- (2000; 1st Edition)Endoscopic Laser Surgery of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract. With Special Emphasis on Cancer Surgery.Show details
The name Wolfgang Steiner is synonymous with transoral laser microsurgery for head and neck cancer. He has tirelessly promoted this innovative technique throughout the world and his clinic is considered the pioneering center in Europe. Thousands of students and practitioners have benefited from his teaching and lectures, allowing them to treat selected patients more safely and effectively than ever thought possible.
For the first time, you have at your fingertips Dr. Steiner's detailed, step-by-step techniques for transoral laser microsurgery of the head and neck, showing how to excise tumors, preserve the larynx and other key structures, and dramatically decrease mortality. You will learn the insights and technical refinements that allow you to tailor your surgery to the extent of the cancer, even eradicating it in certain localized areas. In addition, you will learn how to work in a fraction of the time, avoid complex throat and neck reconstructions, preserve voice structures, and greatly enhance the patient's quality of life.
Written by the developers of this innovative, minimally invasive technique
300 endoscopic color images and explanatory drawings illustrate the diagnostic and surgical procedures on a step-by-step basis
Ideal for students as well as for practitioners seeking to broaden their treatment options
Offers an introduction to a rapidly growing standard in the field of head and neck oncology.
For the beginner as well as the experienced surgeon, this book offers masterful guidance on using modern laser technology to perform conservative laryngeal and other head and neck cancer surgeries, resulting in well-documented, lower morbidity rates. It will upgrade and enrich your skills and open a wide range of treatment options that you can offer your patients. Stay up-to-date with new technology; reserve your copy today!
- (2011; 1st Edition)Endoscopic Sinonasal Dissection GuideShow details
Endoscopic Sinonasal Dissection Guide demonstrates the most relevant techniques that enable residents to safely navigate the complex anatomy of the nose and paranasal sinuses. Organized in a stepwise approach and designed to mirror a residents progression in the lab, this succinct and user-friendly manual includes the most pertinent information on instrumentation, anteroposterior and postero-anterior approaches, and basic and advanced dissection techniques. Each chapter presents sagittal and endoscopic images accompanied by radiologic correlations with key anatomical landmarks highlighted throughout.
More than 100 detailed surgical illustrations with easy-to-read labels guide the reader through basic and advanced endoscopic procedures
Includes online access to videos that demonstrate dissection techniques, as well as a typical complex surgical case with nasal polyps
A convenient spiral binding facilitates easy use in the lab
A special section elucidates critical landmarks for performing advanced transnasal endoscopic procedures of the skull base and cervical spine
This highly visual text is ideal for residents in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and skull base surgery who are working in an endoscopic cadaver laboratory, as well as specialists who need to refresh their dissection techniques.
- (2017; 2nd Edition)Endoscopic Sinonasal Dissection Guide: Including Orbit and Skull BaseShow details
This remarkable manual encompasses the author's 30 years of experience and unique perspectives teaching endoscopic sinonasal surgery to residents and fellows. It also reflects a wealth of surgical pearls from rhinology and endoscopic skull base surgery experts on how to safely navigate through the nose, sinuses, orbit, and skull base.
Following a stepwise approach designed to mirror a resident's progression in the cadaver lab, this user-friendly manual includes the most pertinent information on instrumentation, anteroposterior approaches, and postero-anterior approaches. Starting with the philosophy and history of sinus surgery, the reader is introduced to basic anatomical and surgical concepts - progressing to complete sphenoethmoidectomy and frontal sinusotomy. Subsequent chapters delineate advanced dissection techniques including dacryocystorhinostomy, orbital decompression, anterior skull base resection, infratemporal fossa approach, nasopharyngectomy, and skull base repair techniques utilizing grafts and local/regional flaps. Complementary external approaches to the frontal and maxillary sinuses are also illustrated.
Videos available online.
Exquisitely detailed full-color diagrams sequentially illustrate the appearance of the surgical cavity before and after resection, reinforcing the stepwise progression.
Key concepts expertly elucidated through extensive illustrations, endoscopic views, and CT/MRI scans.
Easy-to-follow anatomical landmarks pinpoint safe surgical sinus entry zones, respective of paranasal sinuses and mucociliary pathways.
Minimally invasive approaches to restore sinus ventilation and normal nasal functioning, as well as orbital and skull base procedures and approaches described in depth.
This visually-rich manual is ideal for residents in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, as well as rhinology and endoscopic skull base fellows. It will also benefit otolaryngologists, ophthalmologists, and neurosurgeons who wish to brush up on specific endoscopic dissection techniques relative to their individual practice needs.
- (2017; 4th Edition)Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: Anatomy, Three-Dimensional Reconstruction, and Surgical TechniqueShow details
As in the acclaimed prior editions, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Fourth Edition focuses strictly on anatomy, 3D reconstruction, and step-by-step surgical techniques. Written by Peter-John Wormald, the richly illustrated text details anatomy and operative treatment of sinonasal conditions such as nasal polyposis, chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), Samter's triad, eosinophilic mucus CRS, exophthalmos, acute orbital hemorrhage, orbital subperiosteal abscess, and a wide array of tumors.
The fourth edition reflects simplified anatomical nomenclature published in 2016 by Wormald et al, including reclassification of cells in the frontal recess and the extent of surgery of frontal sinus surgery (EFSS). This enables clearer understanding of impacted anatomy, most notably the frontal sinus drainage pathways. New and revised evidence-based procedures include the mega-antrostomy and pre-lacrimal approach to the maxillary sinus and use of anterior based pedicled flaps for frontal drillout. Refinements in other surgical techniques include endoscopic medial maxillectomy and resection of sinonasal neoplasms.
Anatomy and surgical approaches elucidated through 1,000 images including CTs, illustrations, and diagrams
Exquisite dissections by Rowan Valentine, who worked in the anatomy laboratory of the late Albert L. Rhoton Jr., internationally renowned author, educator, brain anatomist, and neurosurgeon
Delineation of variations in frontal recess anatomy and difficult regions adjacent to the sinuses provides important surgical guidance
Seventy operative videos detail potential anatomical variations seen in the frontal sinuses, ancillary procedures such as DCR, orbital decompression, CSF leak closure, and skull base surgical approaches
This classic reference is a must-have for otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons, as well as residents and fellows seeking a robust tutorial on the latest functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) techniques. It enables 3D understanding of diseased anatomy, associated surgical treatment decision making, and safer surgery.
- (2012; 3rd Edition)Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: Anatomy, Three-Dimensional Reconstruction, and Surgical TechniqueShow details
This updated and expanded third edition of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery provides detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to perform state-of-the-art surgical techniques on the paranasal sinuses and skull base. It extensively describes the anatomy of all regions within the sinuses and adjacent intracranial cavities and includes unique, practical guidance on using CT scans to reconstruct 3D images of surgical anatomy. Access to more than 40 videos, available on Thieme's MediaCenter and illustrating the anatomy and surgical steps for all procedures, is provided via a scratch-off page in the book.
Features of the third edition:
Three entirely new chapters on anatomy of the sphenoid, surgery of the craniocervical junction, and management of carotid artery and other major vessel injury
More than 150 new high-quality dissection photos help clarify complex techniques throughout the book
Online access to more than 40 operative videos demonstrating surgical techniques
This operative manual is an essential reference for otolaryngologists and skull base surgeons who need a refresher on a surgical procedure as well as residents and fellows seeking guidance on the latest endoscopic techniques for the sinuses and skull base.