- (2020; 1st Edition)Diagnostic Imaging of Congenital Heart Defects: Diagnosis and Image-Guided TreatmentShow details
A valuable new reference in the diagnosis and image-guided treatment of congenital heart defects
Congenital heart defects represent the most common birth defect and affect millions of children worldwide. Defects of the heart and great vessels span a broad spectrum. Modern medical progress has enabled more than 90% of patients to reach adulthood. In many cases, however, patients remain ill throughout their lives, with significant limits on quality of life and physical capacity. Our ongoing goals are to improve treatment options even further.
This book details all important imaging techniques for diagnosing congenital heart defect and assessing their severity. The author is a highly experienced expert in his fields, making his clinical experience available to readers who can then implement that knowledge in their own daily routine.
All key imaging modalities, including 2D and 3D echocardiography, cardiac catheter exams, MRI and MR angiography, CT, and chest X-ray
Descriptions of general and technical fundamentals, a structure based on clinical pictures, and current standard values
Crucial information emphasized in callout boxes and tabular overviews
Supports the professional dialogue between all the involved caretakers
Richly illustrated with nearly 1,000 stunning images from the newest generation of devices
Gutberlet's Imaging of Congenital Heart Defects: Diagnosis and Image-Guided Treatment will be welcomed by pediatric and general radiologists as a comprehensive, multimodality guide to the diagnosis and management of congenital heart defects.
- (2020; 1st Edition)Diagnostic Imaging of the ChestShow details
Your one-stop source of complete imaging information for the evaluation of thoracic conditions and diseases in all modalities
Due to the remarkable concentration of various vital organs that can be visualized in thoracic imaging, the region occupies a firm central place in the spectrum of diagnostic imaging.
The book is based on the contents of the curriculum for thoracic imaging of the European Society of Radiology and covers the gamut of issues in thoracic imaging that radiologists are faced with in their daily clinical practice.
Contents are divided into four main sections: fundamentals of diagnostic thoracic imaging, diseases of the chest and special findings, differential diagnostic considerations and incidental findings, and glossary.
Full coverage of all disease entities as they affect the lungs, airways, pleura, mediastinum, thorax wall and diaphragm, thoracic arteries and veins, and the heart
All imaging modalities are covered in detail: projection radiography, fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT, and MRI, as well as digital image postprocessing
Subsections concentrate on the more critical findings, such as pulmonary nodules and cavitary lesions
Special section on occupational pulmonary diseases
Congenital malformations of the thorax, and much more
Diagnostic Imaging of the Chest is an essential reference guide for radiologists, both in training and in practice.
- (2020; 1st Edition)Eyelid ReconstructionShow details
Highly practical eyelid surgery resource informs important reconstruction decisions and strategies
Skin malignancies frequently affect the periocular area, necessitating excision followed by eyelid reconstruction. Periocular trauma is also quite common, and because of the highly complex regional anatomy, requires expertise for effective reconstruction. Preparation by ophthalmic plastic surgeons prior to periorbital reconstruction is often not possible due to the unpredictability of defects left after Mohs micrographic surgeons clear tumor margins or in cases of trauma. Eyelid Reconstruction by renowned expert Suzanne Freitag and esteemed coeditors N. Grace Lee, Daniel Lefebvre, and Michael Yoon fills a void in the literature. The book provides a quick and practical ophthalmic plastic surgery guide on how to plan and perform a full spectrum of periocular reconstruction procedures.
The textbook is a compilation of patient cases and the authors' vast, richly diverse expertise. The book starts with two chapters covering complex periorbital anatomy and basic surgical principles, both of which are critical to performing safe and effective surgery. The third chapter provides a comprehensive overview of Mohs surgery in the periorbital area, an important topic given many defect reconstructions are secondary to Mohs micrographic surgical excisions. Subsequent chapters, organized by anatomic region, feature discussion of surgical approaches for reconstructions of various size and depth defects. The final chapter details eyelid trauma repair, including lid margin and lacrimal lacerations.
An essential go-to pre- or peri-operative reference surgeons can consult quickly as reconstruction cases arise
Practical and concise procedural descriptions accompanied by numerous high-quality photographs and illustrations enhance comprehension
Chapters dedicated to medial canthus, lower eyelid, upper eyelid, and lateral canthus reconstruction procedures discuss special considerations based on underlying anatomy, adnexal structures, and required functions
This is a must-have resource for residents, fellows, and experienced surgeons in the fields of ophthalmic plastic surgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, facial plastic surgery, plastic surgery, dermatology, Mohs surgery, and maxillofacial surgery.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Atlas of Full-Endoscopic Spine SurgeryShow details
Endoscopic spine surgery essentials from expert spine surgeons
Atlas of Full-Endoscopic Spine Surgery by internationally renowned spine surgeons Christoph Hofstetter, Sebastian Ruetten, Yue Zhou, and Michael Wang provides concise, step-by-step guidance on the latest full endoscopic spine procedures. The book is targeted at practicing spine surgeons, fellows, and residents currently not trained in endoscopic spine surgery who have the desire to learn and incorporate these techniques into clinical practice. It is also an excellent curriculum resource for cadaveric training courses taught at the national and international level.
The book lays a solid foundation with opening chapters on anesthesia, OR setup and endoscopic tools, applied anatomy, basic endoscopic surgical tasks, and preoperative diagnostics. Additional sections include step-by-step descriptions of the full spectrum of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar endoscopic approaches. The last section provides invaluable pearls on overcoming challenges, avoiding pitfalls, and optimizing postoperative care.
Transforaminal endoscopic lumbar and thoracic discectomy approaches
Trans-SAP endoscopic approach for foraminal and lateral recess decompression
Interlaminar endoscopic lumbar discectomy
Cervical/thoracic and lumbar unilateral laminotomy for bilateral decompression
Special topics including endoscopic management of challenging cases, endoscopic revision surgery, and management of complications.
Neurosurgery residents, fellows, young practicing neurosurgeons, and all healthcare practitioners involved in the care of endoscopic spine surgery patients will gain invaluable insights from this book.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Radiologic Physics Taught Through CasesShow details
High-yield, image-rich study guide presents complex physics concepts in reader-friendly format
Physics is a key component of the American Board of Radiology core and certifying exams, therefore it is an essential area of study for radiology residents and young radiologists prepping for these exams. Radiology residents gather their medical physics knowledge from many sources, often beginning with their first encounter of a radiologic image. As such, Radiologic Physics Taught Through Cases by Jonathon A. Nye and esteemed contributors incorporates an image-rich, case-based layout conducive to learning challenging physics concepts.
The book encompasses physical diagnostic radiology scenarios commonly encountered during residency in a format that fosters learning and is perfect for board preparation. Seven technology-specific chapters cover fluoroscopy, mammography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, ultrasound imaging, and image processing. Each chapter features 10 succinct case-based topics intended to quickly convey information.
Every chapter starts with a general introduction, followed by case background, images, findings, and a brief explanation of the physical factors underlying the image's creation and displayed contrast
Schematics detail important radiation safety topics, such as potential occupational or patient hazards related to fluoroscopic-guided procedures
End-of-chapter references provide inspiration for further study
Review questions with correct answers at the end of each chapter reinforce key concepts
This is a must-have resource for residents prepping for the radiology core exam review and early-career radiologists looking for a robust study guide for radiology certification exam review.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Surgery of the BrainstemShow details
The ultimate guide to navigating and treating brainstem pathologies from master neurosurgeon Robert Spetzler
The brainstem is one of the last bastions of surgical prohibition because of its densely packed ascending and descending tracts and nuclei carrying information to and from the brain. Although 10% of all pediatric tumors and 5% of all vascular anomalies occur in the brainstem, neurosurgeons have traditionally resisted dissecting lesions in this area. Recent advances in imaging, microscopy, anesthesia, and operative techniques have expanded the treatment paradigm for this most eloquent region of the brain.
Surgery of the Brainstem, by internationally renowned neurosurgeons Robert F. Spetzler, M. Yashar S. Kalani, and Michael T. Lawton, along with an impressive cadre of global experts, is a comprehensive guide to managing disorders of the brainstem, thalamic region, and basal ganglia. Organized in seven sections with 33 chapters, the text opens with four sections covering a variety of topics. Section I presents the history of brainstem surgery; Section II examines anatomy, development, and pathology; Section III reviews patient examination, imaging, and monitoring; and Section IV provides a succinct overview of surgical approaches. Sections V-VII cover a wide range of adult and pediatric tumors, ischemia, stroke, aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, and cerebral cavernous malformations. More than 500 high-quality clinical images and medical illustrations enhance the text.
A full spectrum of treatment modalities and outcomes, including open surgery, endoscopic approaches, stereotactic radiosurgery, radiotherapy, endovascular techniques, and revascularization
An anatomy chapter featuring stunning Rhoton-style anatomical dissections delineates critical landmarks in the brainstem, thalamus, pineal region, and cranial nerves
Detailed discussion of patient positioning and exposure of various brainstem domains
Pearls on overcoming psychological, pathological, and anatomical barriers and managing complications
Understanding the basic anatomy, pathology, and clinical complexities of the brainstem and thalamic regions is essential for safe navigation and treatment. This remarkable book will provide neurosurgeons with additional insights on performing resections and achieving the best possible outcomes for patients with pathologic conditions in this delicate region.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Ultrasound Q&A Review for the BoardsShow details
Ultrasound Q&A provides invaluable prep material for board exams!
Ultrasound Q&A Review for the Boards by esteemed radiologist and educator Adrian Dawkins and an impressive array of authors, delivers a robust test prep. Employing a self-evaluation approach, the book presents fundamental and practice-oriented concepts in ultrasound.
The overall layout mirrors the ABR board exams, with ultrasound images presented in a clinical framework followed by board-format multiple-choice questions. Chapters are generally organized by organ systems and encompass all major areas. The text starts with two chapters covering the first and second trimesters of pregnancy. Subsequent chapters encompass pediatric, renal, hepatobiliary, musculoskeletal, breast, neck, and scrotal ultrasound. The final two chapters on miscellaneous topics and physics ensure a more comprehensive review.
Easy-to-follow cases reinforce common ultrasound concepts, aiding in retention
Practical questions and answers inspired by everyday practice include explanations for both the correct and incorrect answers, enhancing comprehension and knowledge
References at the end of each chapter provide readers with resources for further exploration
This book provides an essential review for radiology trainees prepping for initial board certification and sonographers preparing for the boards.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Ischemic Stroke Management: Medical, Interventional and Surgical ManagementShow details
A complete guide to improving stroke treatment and patient outcomes from international experts!
Of the more than 795,000 estimated strokes that occur annually in the U.S., 87% are ischemic due to blockages, while the remaining 13% are hemorrhagic associated with spontaneous bleeding in the brain. Ischemic Stroke Management: Medical, Interventional and Surgical Management by esteemed neurosurgeons Alejandro Spiotta, Roberto Crosa, and an impressive group of international contributors details evidence-based medical, interventional, and neurosurgical treatment of ischemic stroke.
Twelve chapters cover complete management of ischemic stroke, from symptom manifestation to interventions in the ER, OR, and NICU. The first chapters cover stroke epidemiology, intravenous thrombolysis in stroke, and the crucial role stroke centers play in ensuring timely treatment of this devastating disease. Subsequent chapters discuss diagnostic imaging techniques in acute ischemic stroke, neurosurgical interventions for hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke, and neuroanesthesia considerations.
With contributions from South America to Europe, North America to Asia, authors share diverse experiences treating stroke patients, delivering a unique international perspective
Endovascular neurosurgery ischemic stroke approaches and discussion of scientific evidence
Mechanical thrombectomy utilizing Catch, Trevo, and Solitaire stent retrievers and the evolution of direct clot aspiration approaches
Special topics include neurocritical care of acute ischemic stroke, pediatric stroke, and emerging state-of-the-art techniques
Truly global viewpoints encompassed in this unique book make it a must-read for trainee and veteran neurosurgeons and interventional neuroradiologists across the world. This resource is also an essential bookshelf addition for medical centers worldwide that treat stroke patients.
- (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.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Case Guides to Complete and Partial Denture ProsthodonticsShow details
Case-based dentistry resource details the art of crafting basic to complex dental prosthodontics
Case Guides to Complete and Partial Denture Prosthodontics by prosthodontist and educator Robin Wilding is designed to take dental students on a progressive journey through a sequence of case guides that are based on actual patient scenarios. This comprehensive resource presents clinical challenges in stepwise increments, starting with a one-tooth partial denture and concluding with an implant-supported mandibular overdentures. By mastering less complicated prosthetics first, students are able to gain the necessary skills and confidence to manage more advanced cases.
Eleven clinical scenarios reflect those a student or general dentist will likely encounter in daily practice
Basic science content offered in separate appendices provides relevant scientific background for each case, while keeping the focus on clinical skills
Highly-rated appendices cover practice management topics, including patient FAQs
Videos provide step-by-step guidance on performing specific procedures, from duplicating and placing a denture to solving the problems of an unstable mandibular complete denture
This guide is an essential learning resource for dental students and an excellent teaching tool for dental school instructors.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Neurological Diseases: Implications in Medical and Dental PracticesShow details
Unique guide to coordinated and optimized treatment of common neurological diseases
Neurological and neurodegenerative diseases have a significant impact on a patient's functionality, independence, and overall quality of life. Multidisciplinary clinical care, coordination, and treatment modifications are key to increasing survival rates and enhancing the well-being of these patients. Neurological Diseases: Implications in Medical and Dental Practices by Armin Ariana provides essential details on managing the neurological diseases commonly seen by general healthcare and dental practitioners and the importance of collaborative treatment.
The text starts with an introduction to neurological diseases followed by eight disease specific chapters: Parkinson Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Alzheimer Disease, Stroke, Epilepsy and Other Seizure Disorders, Myasthenia Gravis, and Facial Paralysis. Every chapter starts with an introduction and background, then succinct sections covering epidemiology, etiology and pathogenesis, potential genetic factors, clinical symptoms, diagnosis, and current treatment/management approaches.
The integral role of medical history, physical examination, and clinical and paraclinical testing in optimizing medical management and treatment
How disease-specific oral medications impact patients in dental care settings, prior to and during treatment
Why multidisciplinary healthcare coordination between physicians, dentists, and other healthcare providers is vital to improved patient outcomes and quality of life
This book is essential reading for medical students during neurology rotation, dental students who need clinical insights on how to treat patients with neurological diseases, and early-career medical and dental practitioners.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Brain Mapping: Indications and TechniquesShow details
Comprehensive resource features state-of-the-art brain mapping techniques and pearls from international recognized neurosurgeons Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa and Kaisorn Chaichana and coeditor Deependra Mahato
Despite advances in imaging techniques to identify eloquent cortical brain regions and subcortical white matter, brain mapping is the only method for obtaining real-time information with high sensitivity and specificity. This groundbreaking technology greatly enhances the neurosurgeon's ability to safely resect challenging lesions located in eloquent areas of the brain. Brain Mapping: Indications and Techniques by esteemed neurosurgeons Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Kaisorn Chaichana, and Deependra Mahato, is a comprehensive overview of the most critical aspects of brain mapping from leaders in the field.
The book starts with discussion of preoperative aspects, including the history of brain mapping and anatomy of eloquent cortical and eloquent white matter tracts. Subsequent chapters cover perioperative aspects of brain mapping including indirect and direct functional mapping, the role of neurophysiology, awake craniotomy operating room set-up and surgical instruments, and anesthetic considerations. Diverse awake and asleep brain mapping techniques are described for various intracranial pathologies, as well as advances in postoperative recovery of neurological function including physical and speech therapy.
Dedicated chapters focused on essential sensory functions cover speech mapping, asleep motor mapping, awake subcortical language mapping, and visual cortex and visual tract mapping
Disease- and region-specific techniques that encompass extra-operative brain mapping for epilepsy, surgery mapping for insular tumors, seizure mapping, and brainstem and spinal cord mapping
Clinical pearls on postoperative issues such as rehabilitation, emergence of DBS-evoked functional connectomics, brain neuroplasticity, and radiating eloquent areas
High-quality illustrations and videos enhance understanding of brain regions targeted in different mapping techniques
This is the most comprehensive resource available to date on brain mapping and surgery in eloquent regions. As such, it is a must-have for neurosurgical residents, fellows, practicing neurosurgeons, and allied healthcare practitioners who treat patients with brain conditions.
- (2019; 2nd Edition)Pediatric Audiology CasebookShow details
Leverages real-life cases to foster in-depth understanding of pediatric audiology
Pediatric Audiology Casebook, Second Edition is fully updated with more than 60 new cases presented in four sections, covering all facets of the diagnosis and management of hearing disorders in children. Renowned experts Jane R. Madell, Carol Flexer and rising stars Jace Wolfe and Erin C. Schafer have compiled an impressive compendium of basic to complex diagnostic cases, covering the most salient topics in the field. The book effectively bridges the gap between content knowledge and clinical application, enabling readers to put acquired theory into active practice by engaging in problem-based learning.
All cases include key information for diagnosing and managing pediatric patients: clinical history, audiologic testing, evaluative reader questions, thought-provoking answers, definitive diagnosis, recommended treatment options, and final outcome
Expanded use of cochlear implants including implant performance issues
Overcoming challenges—from family non-compliance and complicated mapping—to professional collaboration and multidisciplinary assessments
Paired with the best-selling textbook Pediatric Audiology: Diagnosis, Technology, and Management, Third Edition, this robust classroom duo is an essential resource for instructors and students alike. Acquire in-depth knowledge from the textbook, apply it to practical case studies, and achieve deeper understanding of the full spectrum of pediatric audiology.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Ophthalmology Q&A Board ReviewShow details
Looking for an efficient and thorough question-based Ophthalmology review for residency exams, board review and beyond? Look no further!
Ophthalmology Q&A Board Review features a compilation of board review questions curated by expert subspecialists and edited by Harvard- and Columbia University-trained ophthalmologist Lora Glass. The text mirrors the multiple-choice format of the Written Qualifying Examination (WQE) portion of the American Board of Ophthalmology. The Q&A board prep review encompasses a thorough ophthalmology curriculum, with more than 1,000 questions classified as easy, medium, or hard. Clear and detailed explanations make difficult topics such as optics easier to understand.
Written and online formats provide multi-modal and on-the-go review
Each question includes a detailed answer explaining correct and incorrect choices, enhancing learning and knowledge retention
A wealth of high-quality images augments the text
This is a great resource for ophthalmology residents preparing for OKAP and candidates studying for the ABO boards.
- (2019; 3rd Edition)Neuro-Ophthalmology IllustratedShow details
A highly praised, well written, and richly illustrated modern classic in neuro-ophthalmology now in an exciting new edition with video clips!
Neuro-ophthalmology is an "overlap" specialty, encompassing all disorders that affect the parts of the central nervous system related to vision. Neuro-Ophthalmology Illustrated, Third Edition by world-renowned neuro-ophthalmologists and professors Valérie Biousse and Nancy J. Newman expands on the widely acclaimed prior editions, lauded with awards by the Association of American Publishers and the British Medical Association. The updated text reflects diagnostic advances such as optical coherence tomography and features new high-quality images and videos.
The text starts with neuro-ophthalmic and funduscopic examinations, visual fields, commonly used ancillary testing methods, and an overview of visual loss. Subsequent chapters detail a wide array of conditions including retinal vascular diseases, optic neuropathies, disc edema, disorders of higher cortical function, abnormal visual perceptions, diplopia, orbital syndromes, cavernous sinus and orbital vascular disorders, nystagmus/other ocular oscillations, and disorders of the eyelid. Final chapters are dedicated to nonorganic neuro-ophthalmic symptoms and signs, diagnosis of headache and facial pain, neurologic and systemic disorders that commonly have neuro-ophthalmologic manifestations, and an approach to management of the visually impaired patient.
Concise text coupled with more than 600 high-quality images enhances understanding of complex concepts
Easily accessible within pertinent sections, 69 video clips cover a wide spectrum of topics such as examination techniques, normal eye movements, eye movement disorders, and pupil findings
Clinical pearls, flow charts, boxes, tables, and a highly detailed index at the end of the text improve retention and assimilation of knowledge
This book is essential reading for students, ophthalmology, neurology, and neurosurgery residents, as well as seasoned clinicians in these specialties. At once authoritative and easy to read, this resource provides readers with all the tools they need to diagnose and manage neuro-ophthalmologic disorders.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery: Tricks of the TradeShow details
A step-by-step guide to performing a wide range of ophthalmic plastic surgery procedures featuring author pearls and tricks of the trade
Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery: Tricks of the Trade by renowned expert Suzanne Freitag and esteemed coeditors N. Grace Lee, Daniel Lefebvre, and Michael Yoon is a concise ophthalmic plastic surgery procedures reference ideal for residents and fellows, as well as more accomplished surgeons who wish to improve techniques and outcomes. Divided into 10 major sections and 46 separate topics, the book provides essential understanding of the basic principles and steps of each procedure, making it a perfect resource to consult prior to performing surgery.
The first two sections include a detailed overview of the anatomy of the eyelids, orbit, and lacrimal system and discussion of fundamental principles of periorbital surgery. The subsequent eight sections cover eyelid trauma, lower eyelid, upper eyelid, eye brow, eyelid reconstruction, lacrimal, orbital surgery, and anophthalmic socket. The final section covers temporal artery biopsy, aberrant eyelash management, and tarsorrhaphy. Each chapter topic is formatted consistently – encompassing goals, advantages, expectations, key principles, indications, contraindications, preoperative preparation, operative technique, complications/bailout, postoperative care, and references.
A distinguished group of national and international contributors share advanced tips, insightful pearls, and pitfalls to avoid, based on years of experience performing each procedure
Numerous figures, color illustrations, photographs, and surgical videos demonstrate salient points
Procedures are presented in a step-by-step manner, thereby enhancing reader comprehension and knowledge retention
This a must-have resource for ophthalmic plastic surgeons. Ophthalmologists, otolaryngologists, facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and maxillofacial surgeons who perform procedures in the periorbital area will also find it beneficial.
- (2019; 3rd Edition)Pocket Atlas of Oral DiseasesShow details
The complete pictorial guide to oral diseases, a pocket-sized bestseller now in its third edition
Laskaris' Pocket Atlas of Oral Diseases is a practical interdisciplinary pocket reference for dentists, dermatologists, otolaryngologists, primary care practitioners, and dental and medical students.
This popular book provides comprehensive guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of an exhaustive range of oral diseases. The fully revised and updated third edition includes over 40 new conditions.
Full coverage of both local and systemic oral diseases
Consistently structured texts describe each condition, covering definition, etiology, clinical features, lab tests, differential diagnosis, and treatment
418 high-resolution color photographs, most are new for this edition
The Pocket Atlas of Oral Diseases is a superb and convenient pocket reference of invaluable practical use to any clinician involved in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the oral cavity.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Endoscopic Transnasal Anatomy of the Skull Base and Adjacent Areas: A Lab Dissection and Radiological AtlasShow details
Become familiar with the key anatomic "corridors" in the skull base, the sinonasal tract, and adjacent areas to guide and greatly expand your endoscopic surgical competence.
Highlighting the most recent experience from seven top leaders and innovators in the field, this seminal new work presents detailed topographic anatomy of the skull base and adjacent areas in a way not previously seen before.
The result is a multidisciplinary atlas merging anatomy, otolaryngology, neurosurgery, and radiology, so as to facilitate creation of a mental "virtual reconstruction" of the complete approach and operative situs. The result is a greatly extended range of surgical possibilities into previously uncharted territory using endoscopic technology.
Provides the basis for cultivating a firm and confident understanding of the 3D anatomy of this intricately complex region
Emphasizes the ability of the endoscopic surgeon to integrate CT and MRI findings into the surgical planning process
A logical and modular organization of the contents intends to make for easy correlation with the surgical literature
Brilliant step-by-step presentation of dissections using cadavers, helping readers to fully understand all the anatomical nuances
Numerous previously unpublished approaches covered here for the first time in a book, step by step
Endoscopic Transnasal Anatomy of the Skull Base and Adjacent Areas is an indispensable resource for fellows and specialists in neurosurgery and ENT surgery wishing to widen their competence in endoscopic skull base surgery.
- (2019; 1st Edition)The Retina IllustratedShow details
A day-to-day guide on the diagnosis and management of routine to complex retinal disorders
The diagnosis and treatment of retinal eye disorders often presents significant clinical challenges. The Retina Illustrated, edited by renowned retina specialist Justis Ehlers and an impressive group of worldwide contributors, provides a rapid-fire yet thorough approach to the visual world of retinal disease. Organized into ten sections and 102 succinct yet comprehensive chapters, this richly illustrated reference covers the full spectrum of retinal disorders, ranging from common degenerative diseases to emerging infectious retinal diseases.
The book opens with a discussion of state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, followed by nine disorderspecific sections describing diagnosis and treatment of a wide-spectrum of retinal disorders, including degenerative, vascular, infectious, inflammatory, traumatic, oncology, and toxicities. The text covers the full age continuum, from conditions primarily impacting older adults, such as age-related macular degeneration and choroidal atrophy, to pediatric disorders, such as retinopathy of prematurity.
Discussion of cutting-edge imaging diagnostics, including ultra-widefield angiography, intraoperative optical coherence tomography, and OCT angiography
More than 400 high-quality illustrations augment the text, enhancing understanding of retinal disease, from symptoms and signs to differential diagnosis and management
Reader-friendly format provides rapid assessment and review of numerous conditions
This is a must-have reference for all providers who encounter patients with retinal disease, including general ophthalmologists, retina specialists, emergency medicine physicians, and optometrists. Ophthalmology residents and fellows-in-training will also find this book an invaluable education tool.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Surgical Techniques in Moyamoya Vasculopathy: Tricks of the TradeShow details
A luminary in the field of cerebrovascular surgery brings his pace-setting work on the surgical management of moyamoya disease to the neurosurgical community
When the rare stroke strikes in children and youth, a likely cause is the idiopathic disease moyamoya, characterized by the slow and progressive stenosis and occlusion of the internal carotid artery and the arteries of the circle of Willis. A result of these stenoses is the formation of collaterals that are typically small and fragile, and liable to rupture.
While there is no cure for moyamoya, a variety of surgical procedures can be performed to re-establish and maintain adequate blood supply to the affected brain areas. The procedures described here include various revascularization techniques and recommended bypasses.
With contributions from the world's most renowned bypass surgeons
Perioperative management and considerations
An overall practical approach to this painstaking high-end surgery
Detailed criteria for analyzing the situation and choosing the appropriate procedure
General principles of bypass surgery, direct and indirect revascularization, and combined revascularization techniques
Step-by-step descriptions of these procedures
Rescue strategies when repeat surgery is necessary
Surgical Techniques in Moyamoya Vasculopathy is an indispensable guide for the experienced neurovascular surgeon.
- (2019; 1st Edition)The Art of Pterygium Surgery: Mastering Techniques and Optimizing ResultsShow details
Unique resource from world-renowned ophthalmologist elevates the surgical treatment of pterygium to an art form
Often referred to as surfer's eye, pterygium is a common cornea disorder in which an overgrowth of thick fibrovascular growth encroaches the cornea. While mild pterygia can be managed pharmacologically, more advanced cases that negatively impact vision and cosmetic appearance require surgical excision. The Art of Pterygium Surgery: Mastering Techniques and Optimizing Results by internationally acclaimed eye surgeon Arun Gulani and esteemed global contributors features an impressive array of collective expertise, pearls, and unbiased approaches. This textbook raises the bar on a challenging surgical procedure in terms of performance, aesthetic outcomes, and patient expectations, while presenting a paradigm shift in defining success beyond lack of recurrence to immediate and long-term appearance of the operated eye.
Divided into three sections, the book begins with a history and overview; signs, symptoms, classification, and differential diagnosis; and evidence-based concepts. Subsequent chapters cover current state-of-the-art procedures, management of complex cases and complications, and future innovations. Techniques are discussed in depth, with dedicated chapters on the use of amniotic membrane and umbilical cord transplantation; conjunctival autografts; antimetabolites such as Mitomycin C, fibrin glues, and sealants; and stem cell applications.
For the first time ever, accountability of surgical outcomes has been raised by providing patient pictures and perspectives instead of data points
Innovative techniques enable pterygium patients to become candidates for laser vision and premium cataract surgery procedures
High-impact photos, surgical videos, and tables enhance learning and provide a robust teaching platform that can be utilized worldwide
Special topics include the treatment of other ocular surface disorders with amniotic graft surgery and Laser Corneoplastique for management of irregular astigmatism and corneal scars associated with pterygium
Discussion of future trends focus on next-day cosmetic outcomes in pterygium and pinguecula surgery and kerato-refractive and premium cataract surgery with pterygium
Artfully unique, this robust ophthalmic surgery reference offers insightful guidance to help eye surgeons achieve better outcomes and satisfaction in patients with pterygium. It is essential reading for ophthalmology residents and cornea and ocular surface specialists.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Navigation and Robotics in Spine SurgeryShow details
A unique how-to guide for spine surgeons on state-of-the-art computer-assisted navigation and robotic surgery techniques
The past decade has seen major advances in image-guided spine surgery techniques, with robotically assisted approaches emerging in the last five years. While early adopters of this technology paved the way for more widespread use of navigated and robotic systems, barriers still exist. Navigation and Robotics in Spine Surgery by master spine surgeon Alexander Vaccaro and esteemed co-editors Jaykar Panchmatia, I. David Kaye, and Srinivas Prasad addresses existing issues such as the perception of increased upfront costs, intrusion on current workflow, and a lack of understanding about the potential ways these technologies can enhance the surgical experience and improve patient outcomes.
Organized into six sections, the book starts with evidence-based fundamentals of navigated spine surgery and robotics including discussion of instrumentation and mechanics. Sections 2-5 serve as a surgical handbook for spine surgeons who wish to introduce these technologies into practice or augment their current repertoire with more complex techniques. Topics range from more routine procedures such as navigated and robotic minimally invasive TLIF to complex approaches like intraoperative ultrasound guided intradural spinal tumor resection. The final section looks at future directions and potential new applications for these technologies.
An impressive group of international spine surgeons who pioneered navigation and robotic surgery techniques share invaluable tricks of the trade
Discussion of fluoroscopy- and intraoperative CT-based platforms, applications for intraoperative sonography, and radiation exposure and minimization strategies
Special topics include OR set-up and workflow, surmounting the learning curve, artificial intelligence, and lessons learned from other industries
Procedural videos demonstrate the benefits of computer-assisted navigation and robotic techniques
This book is essential reading for orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery residents and spine fellows who wish to learn about and incorporate these technologies into practice. Seasoned spine surgeons seeking to expand the scope of their navigated/robotic practice will benefit from chapters detailing advanced approaches.
- (2019; 1st Edition)The Glioma BookShow details
A unique resource on glioma leverages advances and firsthand insights to enact meaningful change
Glioblastoma (GBM) or glioma is an extremely aggressive and malignant brain tumor, with cell infiltration, rapid invasion, and a high frequency of relapse. The Glioma Book by neurosurgeon Michael Sughrue is a highly personal book — a culmination of two years of writing and more than 1,000 surgeries. It presents a unique viewpoint with the potential to transform the traditional paradigm that too often informs treatment of this universally fatal brain tumor. The book reinterprets the role of the cerebrum and sub-cortex, leverages scientific advances to improve cytoreduction and reduce neurological deficits, and challenges the myth of the "inoperable" glioma.
This is the first step-by-step technical guide focused on aggressively resecting different types of gliomas. The book is logically organized, starting with a foundation of fundamental knowledge, then progressing to practical applications. Chapters focus on the skills necessary to perform glioma surgery, specific techniques, and systematic approaches to gliomas in different brain regions.
Numerous case examples illuminate concepts introduced earlier in the book and explain how to perform these procedures
About 30 high quality videos posted online provide insightful procedural guidance
The role of connectomic imaging in visualizing the cerebrum, and other innovative techniques including awake brain mapping and diffusion tensor tractography
Neurosurgeons who embrace the concepts in this book will realize they can change the glioma treatment paradigm. Continually improving techniques and viewing a glioma diagnosis as a battle for a patient's life, rather than an exercise in inevitable failure can impart progress in treating this devastating disease.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Spine Surgery in an Aging PopulationShow details
An invaluable primer on the surgical and nonsurgical treatment of aging patients with spine conditions
The growing population of people aged 65 and older has significant implications for health care systems and spine care providers. Older patients today demand interventions that enable them to return to a functional lifestyle. Treatment of degenerative spine disease in aging adults requires in-depth understanding of changes in physiology, biomechanics, function, and modifiable risk factors. Equally important, providers need to listen to patients, diagnose thoughtfully, learn about the person's goals, and teach them in plain language about the risks, alternatives, and expectations of treatment options. This foundation is critical to developing informed patient-centered treatment plans to improve outcomes.
Spine Surgery in an Aging Population by Nathaniel Brooks, Andrea Strayer, and a cadre of global contributors reflects a rich array of expertise. With multidisciplinary contributions from renowned specialists in neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery, geriatrics, and rehabilitation, the book provides invaluable insights on caring for aging adults with degenerative spine disease. Throughout 21 chapters, readers are provided with key concepts, expert knowledge, and effective management strategies to avoid complications and improve outcomes for older adult spine patients.
Diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis to help prevent fractures and optimize treatment approaches prior to elective surgery
Management of common pathologies of the aging spine such as cervical spondylosis, lumbar stenosis, spondylolisthesis, degenerative scoliosis and trauma
Special topics include value-based care, nonsurgical management of spinal pain, vertebral augmentation, minimally invasive surgery, and instrumentation considerations
This one-stop compendium is essential reading for orthopaedic and neurosurgical residents and fellows, as well as veteran surgeons and allied health providers who care for older adults with spine conditions.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Clinical Anatomy Q&AShow details
Ensure readiness for the USMLE® or any other high-stakes exam covering clinical anatomy!
Thieme Test Prep for the USMLE®: Clinical Anatomy by Mark Hankin, Dennis Morse, Judith Venuti, and Malli Barremkala features over 600 USMLE®-style multiple choice anatomical questions, classified as easy, moderate, and difficult, with detailed explanations. Chapters are organized by organ system and questions are categorized by anatomical region. Questions begin with a clinical vignette and are based on actual case reports, often incorporating patient and diagnostic images.
Award-winning Thieme anatomical illustrations used extensively in both questions and explanations provide exceptional clarity
In-depth coverage of the lymphatic and endocrine systems
Approximately 25% questions are image-based, mirroring the USMLE® format
This essential resource will help you assess your knowledge and fully prepare for the USMLE® Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1 exam.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Assessing and Treatment Dysphagia: A Lifespan PerspectiveShow details
The definitive educational guide on the diagnosis and management of dysphagia across the full age continuum
Dysphagia presentation and treatment differs at various stages of life. Assessing and Treating Dysphagia: A Lifespan Perspective reflects significant knowledge and pearls from esteemed adult and pediatric swallowing disorders experts. Debra Suiter and Memorie Gosa have compiled a book of unique depth and breadth with contributions from communication science experts including speech-language pathologists and physicians. The textbook provides comprehensive coverage of swallowing disorders from birth to old age, including clinical, professional, and cultural ethical considerations.
Anatomy and physiology of swallowing, and compensatory, postural, and rehabilitation strategies
Adult and pediatric specific chapters on swallow screenings, clinical evaluations, and technologies such as videofluroscopic, fiberoptic endoscopic, and high-resolution manometry
Pediatric-specific dysphagia related to premature birth, craniofacial syndromes, congenital heart disease, and cerebral palsy
Adult-specific dysphagia related to neurodegenerative disease, stroke, traumatic brain injury, head and neck cancer, esophageal disease, pulmonary disease, and end of life
This is the only textbook on the market featuring complete coverage of the diagnosis and management of dysphagia across the lifespan. With content following Master's-level course curriculum, this is essential reading for graduate students as well as practicing clinicians in the fields of otolaryngology and speech language pathology.
- (2019; 2nd Edition)Operative Techniques In Epilepsy SurgeryShow details
An indispensable, single-volume resource on state-of-the-art epilepsy procedures from renowned international experts!
Epilepsy is a common neurological disorder affecting an estimated 1% of the population, about 20 to 30% of which experience seizures inadequately controlled by medical therapy alone. Advances in anatomic and functional imaging modalities, stereotaxy, and the integration of neuronavigation during surgery have led to cutting-edge treatment options for patients with medically refractory epilepsy. Operative Techniques in Epilepsy Surgery, Second Edition by Gordon Baltuch, Arthur Cukiert, and an impressive international group of contributors has been updated and expanded, reflecting the newest treatments for pediatric and adult epilepsy.
Seven sections with 30 chapters encompass surgical planning, invasive EEG studies, cortical resection, intraoperative mapping, disconnection, neuromodulation, and further topics. Twelve cortical resection chapters cover surgical approaches such as amygdalohippocampectomy; hippocampal transection; frontal lobe, central region, and posterior quadrant resections; and microsurgery versus endoscopy for hypothalamic hamartomas. Disconnection procedures discussed in section five include corpus callosotomy, hemispherectomy, and endoscopic-assisted approaches. Well-established procedures such as vagus nerve and deep brain stimulation are covered in the neuromodulation section, while the last section discusses radiosurgery for medically intractable cases.
Chapters new to this edition include endoscopic callosotomy, laser-induced thermal therapy (LITT), and focused ultrasound
High-quality illustrations, superb operative and cadaver photographs, radiologic images, and tables enhance understanding of impacted anatomy and specific techniques
The addition of videos provides insightful step-by-step procedural guidance
This is an essential reference for fellows and residents interested in epilepsy and functional neurosurgery, and an ideal overview for neurosurgeons, neurologists, and neuroradiologists in early career stages who wish to pursue this subspecialty.
- (2019; 9th Edition)Handbook of NeurosurgeryShow details
The quintessential neurosurgical handbook for day-to-day practice!
Now in an updated ninth edition, Handbook of Neurosurgery by Mark Greenberg is synonymous with the most classic neurosurgical handbook published to-date. It has enjoyed legendary status as the go-to manual for legions of neurosurgeons for more than a quarter century. The comprehensive and conveniently compact book brings together a wide range of clinical practice guidelines from disparate sources into an amazing one-stop resource.
Renowned for its depth and breadth, the updated text with nearly 1,800 pages encompasses the entire spectrum of neurosurgery including anatomy, physiology, differential diagnosis, and current principles of nonsurgical and surgical management. The text covers a huge scope of inherited, developmental, and acquired neurological disorders impacting pediatric to geriatric patients. The easy-to-navigate print and electronic formats provide an intuitive foundation for studying the field of neurosurgery.
Boxed summaries, key concepts, tables, practice guidelines, signs/symptoms, and "booking the case" highlight and clarify salient points
Thousands of well-organized cross references, index entries, and literature citations provide additional study sources
Significant revisions to the tumor section reflect a wealth of up-to-date information including treatments, guidelines, sources, and more
The addition of new figures enhances understanding of diseases
As with prior editions, this must-have daily reference book does a magnificent job making essential neurosurgical information, current trends, breakthrough research, and reviews readily accessible to all neurosurgeons and allied health practitioners.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery of the Upper Face: Eyelid Ptosis, Dermatochalasis, and Eyebrow PtosisShow details
The definitive resource on cutting-edge oculoplastic surgery of the upper face, eyelids, and eyebrows
While an estimated 1.5 million brow and upper eyelid surgery procedures are performed worldwide each year, this book is the first published ophthalmologic text with detailed coverage focused solely on this topic. Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery of the Upper Face: Eyelid Ptosis, Dermatochalasis, and Eyebrow Ptosis by distinguished oculofacial plastic surgeons and educators Michael A. Burnstine, Steven C. Dresner, David B. Samimi, Helen A. Merritt, and an impressive group of international experts fills a void in the literature. The succinct, richly illustrated text covers classification, anatomy, evaluation, and a wide spectrum of surgical approaches for each condition. Surgical videos are included.
Organized by 7 sections and 39 chapters, the book begins with clinical assessment of patients who present with upper eyelid and eyebrow conditions, followed by evidenced-based treatment protocols. All procedural chapters follow a consistent format, enabling readers to classify problems, review surgical steps, and consider key issues associated with each condition and corrective procedure. Mechanical, involutional, neurogenic, myogenic, and syndromic blepharoptoses detailed in Sections 2 to 6 include etiology, diagnosis, management, and diverse state-of-the-art resection, repair, lift, fill, and augmentation techniques.
Each procedural chapter includes an introduction, risks, benefits, informed consent, indications, relative contraindications, a preoperative checklist, required instrumentation, a step-by-step approach for surgeons beginning their career, and refined tips for more experienced surgeons.
High quality full-color operative photographs enhance knowledge of the most salient operative steps, while before and after photos demonstrate the evidence-based efficacy of each surgery.
Chapters focused on brow surgery detail a full range of surgical and nonsurgical approaches—from contouring options and direct elevation to fillers and neuromodulators.
This is a must-have surgical resource for ophthalmology, otolaryngology, and plastic surgery residents and practitioners. The highly practical, reader-friendly text facilitates greater understanding of the clinical implications of each ophthalmic surgery approach, thereby helping surgeons achieve improved cosmetic results.
- (2019; 3rd Edition)Oculoplastic SurgeryShow details
The definitive resource on reconstructive and aesthetic oculo-facial surgery
Oculoplastic Surgery, Third Edition by Brian Leatherbarrow, reflects more than 25 years of experience and multidisciplinary collaboration in treating patients with a wide spectrum of oculoplastic, orbital, and lacrimal conditions. The third edition builds on the highly acclaimed prior editions, with expanded coverage of oculo-facial surgery procedures and management of complications.
The book is pragmatically organized in seven sections and 29 chapters, starting with basic and applied anatomy, followed by procedure-specific sections on eyelid surgery, cosmetic surgery, orbital surgery, lacrimal surgery, anophthalmic socket surgery, and trauma. Updates include an expanded applied anatomy chapter, prevention and management of dermal filler complications, a new approach to the management of patients with acquired blepharoptosis, and the surgical approaches to optic nerve sheath fenestration.
A focus on periocular anatomy and adjacent structures, with in-depth descriptions of applied anatomy for each procedure
Discussion of pertinent clinical signs, investigations, surgical indications, important technical considerations, and complications
Lavishly illustrated with more than 2,000 color photos and exceptional computer-generated artist drawings
Numerous surgical videos enhance understanding of procedures such as Müller's muscle resection, levator advancement, upper and lower lid blepharoplasty, entropion and ectropion surgery, enucleation of the eye, dermis fat graft harvesting, structural fat grafting, endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy, Lester Jones tube insertion, temporal direct brow lift, and more
Pragmatic and visually stunning, this is a must-have oculoplastic surgery resource for ophthalmologists. Residents and practitioners in plastic surgery, maxillofacial surgery, ENT surgery, dermatology, radiology, and neurosurgery will also greatly benefit from this remarkable resource.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Facial Danger Zones: Staying safe with surgery, fillers and non-invasive devicesShow details
The definitive one-stop reference on safely navigating highly complex facial anatomy
The primary goal of Facial Danger Zones: Staying safe with surgery, fillers and non-invasive devices is to help surgeons achieve optimal results and maximize safe outcomes for a wide array of facial cosmetic procedures. Authored by internationally renowned plastic surgeon Rod Rohrich and distinguished co-authors James Stuzin, Erez Dayan, and E. Victor Ross, this user-friendly book provides multidisciplinary insights and expert knowledge on intricate facial anatomy, navigating safe and dangerous facial zones, and the use of minimally invasive technologies.
The book is divided into three sections:
Part one provides an overview of facial tissue anatomy and fat compartments, facial nerve danger zones, specific nerve branches, protective measures, and technical dissection considerations for safe facelift surgery.
Part two covers fillers and neuromodulators with pearls and in-depth guidance on staying safe using six different facial danger zones.
Part three details the safe use of energy-based devices such as ablative and non-ablative lasers, combination chemical peels, radiofrequency, and cryolipolysis.
Superb facial nerve dissection safety tips for cosmetic procedures such as facelifts
Facial danger zones and the prevention and consequences of injury graphically described through cadaver dissections, illustrations, and patient case photographs
Visually-rich text describes how to safely and efficaciously administer lasers, chemical peels, noninvasive fat removal, and skin tightening devices
More than 20 succinct videos posted online enhance understanding of various safe approaches
This remarkable resource is destined to be the trusted, go-to companion for trainee and veteran surgeons who specialize in plastic, facial plastic, dermatologic, oculoplastic, and head and neck surgery, as well as other practitioners who treat these patients.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Imaging in Neurovascular Disease: A Case-Based ApproachShow details
Unique case-based reference presents high-yield images and expertise focused on vascular neuroradiology
Imaging in Neurovascular Disease: A Case-Based Approach by Waleed Brinjikji and Timo Krings is unique in its approach, detailing diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology cases based on radiologic findings. The book explores the key role vascular imaging can play in treatment decision making, prognostication, and improving the understanding of the pathophysiology of neurovascular diseases.
Spread over 11 chapters, this book covers a full spectrum of neurovascular diseases spanning the age continuum, starting with acute ischemic stroke, concluding with spinal vascular disease. All vascular neuroradiology cases follow a consistent format. After a succinct introduction describing the clinical scenario with relevant case images, the authors present key facts about the disease and the integral role of different neurovascular imaging procedures in disease management. Imaging findings are discussed in depth, with insightful clinical pearls on image-guided procedures and tips on managing potential pitfalls.
About 600 high-quality noninvasive images, such as MR angiography/MR imaging, CT angiography/CT perfusion, with angiography where applicable, elucidate a spectrum of findings
Analysis of the imaging appearance of a diverse array of common to rare neurovascular diseases provides diagnostic and treatment insights
Each case concludes with the most important points clinicians need to know, high-yield facts about a specific cerebrovascular disease, and suggested readings for further exploration
This unique case-based book is essential reading for radiology, neurology and neurosurgery residents. It will greatly benefit neurovascular disease specialists including radiologists, neurosurgeons and neurologists as well as interested in furthering their knowledge on the use of neuroimaging to guide neurointerventional and neurosurgical procedures to treat cerebrovascular disease.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Video Atlas of Anterior Segment Repair and Reconstruction: Managing Challenges in Cornea, Glaucoma, and Lens SurgeryShow details
The quintessential video atlas on anterior segment surgery from world-renowned pioneer and international experts!
Disorders of the anterior segment are a leading cause of ocular morbidity. As a result of structural abnormalities associated with trauma, degeneration, developmental disorders, or iatrogenic causes, reconstruction is required. Significant breakthroughs have been made in anterior segment reconstructive approaches, including the use of stem cells, selective tissue transplant, glued lenses, and advanced suturing techniques. Video Atlas of Anterior Segment Repair and Reconstruction: Managing Challenges in Cornea, Glaucoma, and Lens Surgery by renowned ophthalmic surgery pioneers Amar Agarwal, Priya Narang, and international contributors is the most comprehensive resource available to date on anterior segment surgery, reflecting cutting-edge innovations.
Five sections and 27 chapters organized by ocular anatomy provide in-depth coverage on reconstructive techniques of the cornea, iris, aqueous drainage, and lens. The book and videos describe and highlight diverse state-of-the-art anterior segment surgery procedures, including limbal cell transplantation, keratoplasty, pupilloplasty, and intraocular lens implantation in deficient capsules. Clinical pearls throughout the concise text provide invaluable insights on surgical nuances and managing potential complications.
Current and future cornea approaches including corneal endothelial reconstruction, pre-Descemet's endothelial keratoplasty, and keratoprosthesis
Innovative iris techniques such as single-pass 4-throw pupilloplasty, iridodialysis repair, intraocular lens surgery, and complications and management of cosmetic iris implants
Disease-related eye surgery including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery and intraocular lens fixation with double-needle technique
38 high-quality videos by the masters mirror live teaching sessions, providing greater understanding of a diverse spectrum of surgical approaches
This is a must-have reference for ophthalmology residents and practicing ophthalmologists, researchers, and cataract and glaucoma specialists. The high-quality surgical videos and insightful text also provide a robust classroom teaching tool.
- (2019; 2nd Edition)Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery: Preoperative Assessment and Surgical TreatmentShow details
The definitive guide to surgical management of epilepsy in pediatric patients
This fully revised and updated second edition of Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery, edited by internationally renowned pediatric neurosurgeons and epilepsy surgery experts Oğuz Çataltepe and George Jallo, fills a void in the literature, encompassing the full spectrum of topics related to the surgical treatment of intractable epilepsy and seizures in children. The prodigiously illustrated book and its accompanying videos feature contributions from distinguished specialists in several different countries across a wide range of disciplines.
From epidemiology, genetics, pathology, preoperative electrophysiological assessment and neuroimaging to state-of-the-art surgical approaches, this remarkable resource covers the full depth and breadth of surgical management of pediatric epilepsy. Topics include awake anesthesia, intracranial stimulation and mapping techniques, temporal and extratemporal epilepsy surgery techniques, insular, multilobar and hemispheric surgery approaches, and diverse disconnection, neuromodulation, and ablative procedures. Insights are provided on postoperative issues including seizure control, neuropsychological and psychosocial outcomes, surgical failure and re-operation, and much more.
A review of topographic anatomy of the cerebral cortex and white matter with numerous illustrations provides enhanced understanding of eloquent anatomy.
Discussion of cutting-edge techniques such as stereo-electroencephalography, multi-modality imaging and tractography, endoscopic and laser ablation approaches in hypothalamic hamartomas, peri-insular quadrantotomy, and various hemispherotomy approaches.
Overview of common cortical stimulation and mapping techniques including magnetic and electrical stimulation modalities, functional MRI, and the WADA test.
13 videos demonstrate seizure semiology, stimulation, awake surgery, hemispherotomy, amygdalohippocampectomy, and endoscopic corpus callosotomy.
This state-of-the-art resource is a must-have for epilepsy surgeons and epileptologists. It will also greatly benefit neurosurgeons, neurologists, clinical neuropsychologists, electrophysiologists, neuroradiologists, residents, fellows, and medical students involved in the assessment and surgical management of epilepsy in pediatric patients.
- (2019; 2nd Edition)The Business of Plastic Surgery: Navigating a Successful CareerShow details
This incomparable guide optimizes a career in plastic surgery from medical school through retirement!
Long years of demanding clinical training produce masters in the OR who often receive no instruction in the art of practice management or fundamental business topics. The Business of Plastic Surgery: Navigating a Successful Career, Second Edition, by Joshua Korman and Heather Furnas, spotlights recent innovations, including advances in technology, digital marketing, and practice trends in private, group, and academic medicine. Aspects of plastic surgery rarely written about in textbooks include thoughtful perspectives on underrepresentation by race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender.
Every conceivable aspect of establishing and growing a thriving plastic surgery practice is covered, including motivation of staff, effective management, and financial oversight. From sample group contracts to formulas for vetting machine ROI, the tools included serve as a compass in navigating every step along the way—from medical school and residency to early, mid, and late career, through transitions in and out of the profession.
An all-star list of contributors share expertise, trade secrets, and clinical pearls—from board-certified plastic surgeons and practice managers to lawyers and consultants
A wide variety of useful topics include landing a first job, thriving in academic practice, setting up a practice, running a successful medspa, and planning for retirement
Discussion of sensitive issues relevant to practice today include preventing and overcoming physician burnout and achieving work–life balance
The forthright insights and experiences that these seasoned professionals share will enable all plastic surgeons to practice smarter. This extraordinary resource is essential reading for every aspiring plastic and aesthetic surgeon, individuals starting in practice, and those along the full arc of a career.
- (2019; 2nd Edition)Head and Neck Cancer: Management and ReconstructionShow details
Head and Neck Cancer: Management and Reconstruction, 2nd Edition by Eric M. Genden masterfully blends two lauded Thieme books, Reconstruction of the Head and Neck, focusing on defect repair, and Head and Neck Cancer, a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach to treatment. A significant increase in the incidence of oropharyngeal cancer in the U.S. and other countries, especially among men, is attributed to high-risk subtypes of the human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV associated tonsillar cancer and base of tongue cancer account for 90% of all oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Internationally renowned authors share the latest knowledge on HPV and other causes of head and neck cancers, from diagnosis to cutting-edge treatments.
Thirty richly illustrated chapters feature open and endoscopic ablative techniques for treating a full spectrum of carcinomas and associated defects of the buccal, mandible and composite, laryngeal, hypopharyngeal, and parotid. The book encompasses the nuances of each pathology, step-by-step procedural guidance, clinical pearls, and the latest reconstructive techniques such as 3-D. For each disease, the authors discuss management concepts followed by principles of reconstruction and functional rehabilitation. Special topics include patient surveillance, monoclonal antibodies and immunotherapy, microvascular reconstruction, and minimizing wound complications.
State-of-the-art management of carcinomas impacting the oral and nasal cavities, salivary glands, oropharynx, hypopharynx, larynx, thyroid, anterior skull base, skin, and more
A chapter devoted to transoral robotic management of the oropharynx includes epidemiology, etiology, anatomy, staging, clinical presentation, diagnosis, work-up, and case studies
About 600 high-quality illustrations and photos elucidate complex anatomy and surgical approaches
Concise videos posted online in the Thieme MediaCenter provide insightful hands-on surgical guidance
This is the definitive, one-stop resource on the use of ablative and reconstructive approaches for head and neck cancers. Residents, fellows, and veteran practitioners in otolaryngology—head and neck surgery, radiation oncology, and medical oncology will benefit from this comprehensive reference.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Controversies in NeuroendoscopyShow details
A unique perspective on neuroendoscopic versus microsurgical techniques from world-renowned neurosurgeons
In the last two decades, neuroendoscopy has evolved from a fringe neurosurgical tool to an established subspecialty focusing on the treatment of diverse cranial and spinal diseases. Today, neuroendoscopic technology is widely used to treat supratentorial diseases, skull base pathologies, craniocervical diseases, and spinal pathologies. Despite the expanded use of neuroendoscopy across several subspecialties, its benefits and disadvantages versus those of traditional microsurgical methods remain highly controversial. Contradictory evidence in the neurosurgical literature adds to the surgical decision-making challenges for veteran and novice practitioners alike.
Controversies in Neuroendoscopy by Peter Nakaji and Hasan Zaidi fills an unmet need for a book encompassing best practices, patient selection, and limitations and advantages of neuroendoscopic surgical approaches. Each case presents firsthand knowledge of internationally esteemed neurosurgeons, with a moderator, an endoscopic expert, and an expert in traditional microsurgical approaches. The unique discussion of neuroendoscopy versus microsurgery enables readers to compare the benefits and pitfalls of endoscopic and open microsurgical procedures for a wide range of conditions.
In-depth comparative guidance on applications of the flexible endoscope, rigid endoscope, 3D endoscope, and high-definition 2D endoscope versus the microscope
A full spectrum of neurological conditions across the age continuum with comparative approaches for skull base surgery, pituitary surgery, hydrocephalus, spinal surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, and arachnoid cyst fenestration
Radiological imaging and intraoperative photographs enhance cases and provide precise, insightful technical guidance
High-quality color illustrations from the skilled medical illustrators at Barrow Neurological Institute reinforce key points and surgical techniques
Neurosurgery residents, neurosurgeons, and spine surgeons will all benefit from reading this remarkable book cover to cover, and they will no doubt use it as a go-to resource for specific cases.
- (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.
- (2019; 2nd Edition)Transnasal Endoscopic Skull Base and Brain Surgery: Surgical Anatomy and its ApplicationsShow details
Outstanding endoscopic skull base surgical resource presents cutting-edge approaches from multidisciplinary global experts
Transnasal endoscopic skull base and brain surgery have undergone major technical advances in recent years. The accumulation of experience and exciting technological innovations – including high-definition cameras, more ergonomic and precise surgical instruments, as well as new hemostatic agents – have enabled safer and more efficacious treatment of lesions affecting highly complex and delicate regions. This fully revised and updated second edition of Transnasal Endoscopic Skull Base and Brain Surgery: Surgical Anatomy and its Applications builds on the acclaimed first edition, focusing on the correlation between endoscopic skull base anatomy and state-of-the-art clinical applications. Among these are the transplanum/transtuberculum, transcribrifom, transclival, and craniocervical junction surgical approaches.
Renowned skull base surgeon Aldo Stamm and leading worldwide experts have compiled a comprehensive multidisciplinary textbook with 72 chapters in 14 sections, didactically organized by regions and diseases. Detailed descriptions of sinonasal, orbital, cranial base, and intracranial anatomy, imaging modalities, and in-depth surgical navigation techniques form the foundation of this remarkable book. The content reflects significant knowledge and diverse perspectives from masters in neurosurgery, otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery, neuroendocrinology, intensive care, neuro-anesthesiology, and other disciplines.
Chapter summaries and highlights facilitate understanding and retention of complex concepts
1,500 beautiful anatomical, operative, and dissection illustrations and photographs enhance understanding of impacted areas
18 accompanying videos provide guidance on endoscopic transnasal approaches in patients with diverse skull base diseases
Pearls, pitfalls, and nuances throughout this book provide invaluable insights on achieving optimal outcomes
Neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists–head and neck surgeons, and others will greatly benefit from the step-by-step endoscopic procedural guidance and tips in this quintessential skull base surgical reference.
- (2019; 1st Edition)The Craniotomy AtlasShow details
Given that the great majority of brain surgeries are preceded by a craniotomy, mastering the procedure is essential for junior residents. Choosing the appropriate craniotomy and executing it safely is the difference between a straightforward case with good access to the target and a procedure where access to the target is needlessly traumatic and may even be impossible.
Professor Raabe's The Craniotomy Atlas provides precise instructions for performing all common neurosurgical cranial exposures, including: convexity approaches, midline approaches, skull base approaches, transsphenoidal approaches and more. Instructions for each craniotomy include positioning, head fixation, aesthetic considerations, and protecting the dura mater.
More than 600 high-quality operative photographs and brilliant illustrations support the step-by-step descriptions, with all the precision and attention to detail that neurosurgeons have come to expect from the editor Professor Raabe, and the associate editors Professors Meyer, Schaller, Vajkoczy, and Winkler.
Full coverage of complications and risk factors
Checklist with summaries of the critical steps
All residents and trainees in neurosurgery will treasure this essential resource, which will help build confidence when performing these critical neurosurgical procedures.