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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.
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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.