- (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; 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)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)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)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)Handbook of Otolaryngic AllergyShow details
The quintessential how-to guide on treating allergies for day-to-day practice
While encyclopedic tomes on the treatment of allergies have a place on the library shelves of otolaryngologists, Handbook of Otolaryngic Allergy provides a user-friendly office resource clinicians can consult on a daily basis. Written by Christine Franzese, Cecelia Damask, Sarah Wise, and Matthew Ryan, the book encompasses the basic science of allergies, essential knowledge, and how to perform each procedure.
Part one starts with basic immunology and allergic rhinitis definition and classifications, followed by discussion of sensitivities vs. clinical allergies, the unified airway concept, and different classes of inhalant allergens. Parts two and three detail all aspects of diagnosis and diverse skin testing methods such as Specific IgE testing. Subsequent parts discuss current treatment methods, allergy emergencies such as anaphylaxis, atopic disorders, and professional issues clinicians must tackle to successfully incorporate allergy treatment into practice.
The use of diverse types of pharmacotherapy including decongestants, anti-cholinergics, and antihistamines, as well as biologics, alternative medicines, and monosensitization vs. polysensitization
Discussion of immunotherapy approaches including subcutaneous, sublingual, sublingual tablets, and oral mucosal
Managing associated atopic disorders such as penicillin allergy, asthma, food allergies, eosinophilic esophagitis, and atopic dermatitis
Worksheets with correct answers enable self-testing and accurate vial mixing/preparation
This user-friendly reference is a must-have companion for otorhinolaryngology residents and practitioners at any stage of their careers who treat patients with allergies.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Microsurgical Management of Middle Ear and Petrous Bone CholesteatomaShow details
The cholesteatoma, strictly speaking a cyst and not a cancer, nevertheless shows expansive and destructive growth patterns that may give rise to serious symptoms and consequences, including fatality, not unlike those seen for malignant neoplasms.
The great challenge of therapy is to eradicate the pathologic growth while preserving hearing and other critical functions of the middle ear and petrous bone, respecting the proximity of vital neural and vascular structures, and the intricate three-dimensional relationships involved.
Mario Sanna's Microsurgical Management of Middle Ear and Petrous Bone Cholesteatoma is the ultimate illustrated guide to complete management of the cholesteatoma, including assessment of the full expansion and degree of destruction caused by the growths, and short- and long-term follow-up to assess and treat for recurrence.
Brilliantly illustrated with diagnostic images from otoscopy and radiology, both normal and pathological
Step-by-step description of approaches and techniques for the procedures
Special coverage of petrous bone cholesteatoma, which is less frequent than other forms but more difficult to diagnose and treat, with introduction and description of a new function-sparing procedure, the subtotal petrosectomy
Microsurgical Management of Middle Ear and Petrous Bone Cholesteatoma extends Mario Sanna's passionate dedication to excellence in otologic teaching and training into this highly complex surgical area. Practitioners, residents, and fellows will find it indispensable.
- (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.
- (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.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Skull Base Surgery: StrategiesShow details
Unique skull-base surgical resource features strategic, technical, and philosophical pearls from master surgeons
In a sense, surgeons go into battle every time they enter the OR. Like soldiers, they must be prepared to make profound sacrifices to protect innocent people (their patients), while putting egos aside and resisting the call of fame. Skull Base Surgery: Strategies by Walter Jean and distinguished contributors provides eloquent expression to the inner voices that speak to surgeons during each stage of battle. Unlike other textbooks that only emphasize the technical building blocks surgeons need, this resource focuses on state-of-the-art skull-base procedures, important thought processes, and vital strategies required to perform them.
Size and shape variations, diverse biological characteristics, different anatomic locations and extensions, and specific relationships and entanglements with nerves and vessels make all skull base tumors unique and highly challenging. In addition to anatomy, two other important factors need to be considered every time a surgeon enters the OR – the particular circumstances of the patient and surgeon. Throughout this remarkable book, master neurosurgeons take readers on an insightful journey exploring the decision-making process of choosing and executing a surgical approach, with firsthand pearls from the battlefield.
Nine sections organized by anatomy cover tumors in the anterior, anterolateral, lateral, central, postero-superior, and postero-inferior skull base regions, and clivus, petrous bone, and ventricles
Thirty-two systematically organized chapters flow from clinical presentation and radiographic/anatomical findings of specific patients and tumors – to decision-making and execution of the surgical approach
Real-life cases enhance understanding of all the elements that go into each operation
Perspectives sections at the end of each chapter embrace the concept of diverse surgeon viewpoints on similar ideas, techniques, and approaches
This exemplary book is essential reading for neurosurgery and otolaryngology residents, fellows, veteran practitioners, and allied health personnel who care for patients with skull base tumors.
- (2019; 3rd Edition)Key Topics in OtolaryngologyShow details
Often labelled an "exam bible" in its previous editions, Key Topics in Otorhinolaryngology provides a concise yet comprehensive overview that clinical students and trainees alike can use. It will serve as an ideal introduction to ENT and also prove to be a valuable revision aid for ENT examinations.
Conceived and edited by three very knowledgeable and highly respected ENT surgeonsfrom the UK with a wealth of examining experience and an in-depth understanding of the British, European, and International examination formats and contents.
Contents organised alphabetically in manageable sized chapters, covering individual topics in a systematic style with great clarity.
Liberally updated to reflect new developments in the field – with 21 new chapters, and inclusive coverage of all sub-specialties in the discipline.
An ideal introduction to the specialty for medical students, and an accessible source of reference for general practitioners and junior doctors covering ENT.
It is insightful and succinct, whilst providing sufficient detail to be used as a valuable revision aid for those studying for post-graduate examinations in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery.
- (2019; 1st Edition)Laryngeal Function and Voice Disorders: Basic Science to Clinical PracticeShow details
The definitive evidence-based resource on the diagnosis and treatment of voice disorders
Laryngeal Function and Voice Disorders: Basic Science to Clinical Practice by renowned experts Christopher Watts and Shaheen Awan focuses on the latest developments in the assessment and management of voice disorders. New ASHA practice recommendations are included in accessible, digestible, and didactic content. This unique multimedia resource merges historical facts and experiential understanding with recent advances in scientific knowledge and evidence-based practice patterns.
The book includes discussion of the anatomical, physiological, acoustic, aerodynamic, and imaging science informing the understanding of vocal function in normal and disordered states. Major technical components of voice evaluation are covered, including perceptual analyses, acoustic analyses, aerodynamic analyses, and laryngeal visualization.
Case studies reinforce evidence-based approaches, clinical relevance, and practical applications
Discussion of laryngeal disorders, laryngeal evaluations, laryngeal endoscopy and stroboscopy, and voice rehabilitation
Voice and airway impairment evaluations, diagnostic and treatment processes, and options available to speech-language pathologists
Guidance on collaborating with medical specialists, in particular otolaryngologists
Videos and sound files aid in the understanding of the perceptual and acoustic components of voice evaluation
This highly practical reference is a must have for upper-level undergraduate students in communication sciences, graduate students in speech language pathology, and practicing health care professionals. Otolaryngology and neurology residents and physical therapy doctoral candidates will also find this resource beneficial.
- (2018; 1st Edition)Neck DissectionShow details
Cutting-edge neck dissection resource provides expert guidance on its use in a wide spectrum of head and neck pathologies
Dissection of critical structures of the neck is integral to head and neck surgery, for both benign and malignant neck masses and diagnoses of the head, skull base, and cervicothoracic junction. Neck Dissection by Brendan Stack and Mauricio Moreno is a comprehensive treatise on state-of-the-art neck dissection. With contributions from an impressive cadre of international leaders in head and neck surgery, this in-depth, yet concise evidence-based guide covers fundamental and advanced principles of cervical lymphadenopathy surgery.
The book begins with preoperative evaluation of cervical lymphadenopathy candidates, history of procedures, international nodal level classifications, and surgical neck anatomy. Subsequent chapters address the subtleties between different dissection modalities including radical, modified radical, selective, supraomohyoid, and salvage, as well as insights on complications and rehabilitation. Current imaging methods are discussed in context with anatomical structures and malignancies, including cross-sectional, ultrasound, and integrated FDG-PET/CT. Pathology and adjuvant therapies for malignant diseases of the neck are also discussed.
The latest advances in immunology and cell signaling of neck metastatic disease, related to cervical lymph node and extracapsular spread
Anatomic and pathophysiologic nuances encountered in the treatment of squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, salivary gland malignancies, and thyroid carcinomas
Special topics such as prophylactic neck dissection, robotics, intraoperative nerve monitoring, adjuvant therapy for neck nodal disease, and histopathologic neck dissection evaluation
Nearly 200 radiographs and illustrations, as well as online supplementary video material enhance understanding of impacted anatomy and procedures
All clinicians involved in the interdisciplinary diagnosis and treatment of head and neck pathologies will benefit from this outstanding operative guide.
- (2018; 1st Edition)Laryngeal Cancer: Clinical Case-Based ApproachesShow details
Ongoing advances in innovative technologies have improved the diagnosis and treatment of laryngeal cancer, resulting in more optimal oncologic and functional patient outcomes. Laryngeal Cancer: Clinical Case-Based Approaches, by distinguished head and neck surgeon Rogério R. Dedivitis and internationally recognized coeditors, is a comprehensive reference that presents multiple options for similar lesions. Contributions from a diverse group of globally renowned subspecialists reflect the multidisciplinary treatment of laryngeal cancer.
The book focuses on diverse primary subsites of laryngeal cancer; local, early-stage, and advanced disease stages; and current available treatment modalities for each type. Case study chapters include insightful discussion of several potential approaches, rationale for surgical decision making, radiographic findings, pearls, and pitfalls.
Diverse approaches to glottic cancer including radiotherapy, transoral laser surgery, supracricoid laryngectomy (SCL), vertical laryngectomy, transoral laser microsurgery, chemoradiotherapy, and combined SCL and cricohyoidoepiglottopexy.
Treatment modalities for supraglottic cancers such as transoral laser microsurgery, radiation therapy, and horizontal supraglottic laryngectomy.
Salvage surgery, preservation protocol, and reconstructive flap techniques including pectoralis major myocutaneous flap, latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap, and antebrachial flap.
High-quality images accompanying each case enhance clinical understanding of underlying pathologies and surgical approaches.
Otolaryngologist—head and neck surgeons, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, speech pathologists, and all clinicians who treat laryngeal disorders will benefit from this highly informative resource.
- (2018; 1st Edition)The Temporal Bone: Anatomical Dissection and Surgical ApproachesShow details
Temporal bone anatomy is arguably the most complex anatomy in the human body. The proximity of vital neural and vascular structures, the intricate three-dimensional relationships involved, and the manner in which these structures are encased in a labyrinth of bony canals pose a major challenge to the preparation for and performance of surgery. It follows that specialized anatomy teaching courses are indispensable, and these are most effective when executed with the help of dissections on cadaver preparations.
Mario Sanna's Temporal Bone is a guide to the dissection courses that the author himself would have sought to have while he was receiving training—as such, creating it has been a "dream come true" for the author. The manual is designed to complement and reinforce the experiences of course participants, comprehensively covering the normal and surgical anatomy of the temporal bone and all aspects of basic and advanced otologic and neurootologic surgery.
The surgical anatomy is shown with the help of specially prepared cadaveric dissections
The approaches/techniques in these dissections are described step-by-step
For every approach/technique, the surgical anatomy, indications, surgical steps, and hints and pitfalls are described
- (2017; 2nd Edition)Otolaryngology Cases. The University of Cincinnati Clinical Portfolio.Show details
In the tradition of the acclaimed first edition, experts from the University of Cincinnati's Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery present new case reviews. Every chapter presents patient-based scenarios to prepare practitioners for ENT cases they will encounter during rounds, rotations, and patient exams. By establishing a uniform algorithm in obtaining and utilizing discreet points of data, the authors encourage a disciplined approach to patient assessment and management options.
Sections organized by anatomy and subspecialty enhance the ability to learn and retain knowledge. For example, benign and malignant pathologies are systematically detailed in anatomical sections dedicated to the neurovascular structures, oral cavity and pharynx, larynx, thyroid, salivary gland, and skin. The text covers the full age continuum - including congenital, acquired, benign, and malignant disorders such as pediatric subglottic stenosis and facial, head, and neck cancers that primarily affect adults.
Presentation of 100 practical cases including history, differential diagnoses, test interpretations, definitive diagnoses, medical and surgical management, rehabilitation, and follow-up.
Up-to-date coverage of every major ENT specialty: otology and neurotology, the skull base, rhinology, laryngology, head and neck cancer, sleep disorders, pediatric otolaryngology, trauma, and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Nearly 150 meticulous color photographs and graphics elucidate disease characteristics and clinical findings
Chapter bibliographies with current literature sources augment case reviews.
Multiple-choice questions serve as a robust study tool, optimizing knowledge acquisition and retention.
- (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.
- (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.
- (2017; 1st Edition)Robotic Head and Neck Surgery: An Anatomical and Surgical AtlasShow details
The field of head and neck surgery is rapidly changing, with expanding indications for minimally invasive robotic techniques. While the da Vinci Surgical System is the most widely used robotic technology, this is an ever-evolving field with a growing number of other systems, including the Medrobotics Flex Robotic System that is being incorporated into surgical practice. Transoral robotic surgery (TORS) has enabled improved patient outcomes, decreased morbidity, and shorter recovery periods. It has been used primarily for neoplasms located in the upper aerodigestive tract.
Robotic Head and Neck Surgery: An Anatomical and Surgical Atlas is a splendidly illustrated anatomical guide on current and emerging procedures from David Goldenberg and Neerav Goyal. It fills a gap in available resources and offers surgical pearls from prominent head and neck surgeons who have pioneered and mastered robotic techniques. The atlas reflects expanding indications for head and neck robotics including midline glossectomy for obstructive sleep apnea, nasopharyngeal surgery, laryngectomy, transaxillary parathyroidectomy, facelift thyroidectomy, and robot-assisted neck dissection.
Nine visually-rich chapters provide concise yet detailed procedural guidance including key landmarks, vascular and nervous structures, background, indications, surgical anatomy, step-by-step diagrams, and radiologic imaging
Exquisite anatomical illustrations by Tess Marhofer and stunning cadaveric dissections provide the ability to see detailed anatomy from the robot's perspective
Spiral-bound paperback formatting enables easy-to-read, real-time surgical guidance while operating the robotic console
Videos with cadaveric and live patient dissections provide additional endoscopic insights
This resource is a must-have for otolaryngology residents and fellows new to operating a robotic console. It is also an essential console-side reference for experienced surgeons who wish to incorporate surgical robots into their practice paradigm.
- (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.
- (2017; 1st Edition)Interdisciplinary Management of Orbital Diseases: Textbook and AtlasShow details
The successful evaluation and treatment of the orbital region-subject to a wide range of diseases affecting multiple organ systems-entails the knowledge and expertise of a multidisciplinary team of specialists. Interdisciplinary Management of Orbital Diseases: Textbook and Atlas brings this team together to offer comprehensive and authoritative discussion of all diseases of the orbital region, with descriptions of topographic and surgical anatomy, pathology, diagnostic steps, imaging, conservative treatment measures, operative approaches, radiotherapy, and orbital reconstruction. Readers will find key information for diagnosing conditions early and achieving maximum therapeutic and aesthetic results.
Valuable guidance from leading specialists in otorhinolaryngology, craniomaxillofacial surgery, ophthalmology, neurosurgery, endocrinology, and other relevant fields
Coverage of the spectrum of orbital pathologies and diseases, including congenital malformations and posttraumatic deformities, orbital and skull base tumors and inflammation, sinus complications, thyroid eye disease, and more
Useful details on patient examination, surgical techniques and pitfalls, and postoperative management aid in daily practice
More than 650 full-color photographs and illustrations that allow for rapid learning and application of concepts
Videos accessed through Thieme MediaCenter that enhance understanding of surgical procedures
Interdisciplinary Management of Orbital Diseases: Textbook and Atlas is an important addition to the armamentarium of otolaryngologists, craniomaxillofacial surgeons, ophthalmologists, and neurosurgeons. Clinicians at all levels, and residents and fellows, will gain the interdisciplinary perspective crucial for handling the complexities of the orbital region.
- (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; 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.
- (2017; 1st Edition)Nasoseptal Perforations: Endoscopic Repair TechniquesShow details
This atlas offers a complete review of all endoscopic approaches available for the repair of nasoseptal perforations, following damage that may occur through trauma, infection, drug abuse, or as a result of endoscopic skull base surgery. Approaches are explained step by step using brilliant photographs from fresh cadaver dissections.
Internationally renowned specialists from Europe and the United States as editors and contributors
Full-color photos of fresh cadaver dissections illustrate all steps for each approach
Specific anatomic landmarks as revealed during each step are detailed, providing confidence in spatial orientation
Includes risks and potential complications as well as methods to reduce them
Videos of cadaver dissections and live surgery
Nasoseptal Perforations: Endoscopic Repair Techniques will be an important resource for residents, fellows, and surgeons in otolaryngology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, and cranio-maxillofacial surgery.
- (2017; 2nd Edition)Essentials of Septorhinoplasty. Philosophy—Approaches—Techniques.Show details
Essentials of Septorhinoplasty: Philosophy-Approaches-Techniques, Second Edition, integrates the functional and aesthetic aspects of complex nasal surgery to address both cosmetic and breathing issues that often occur simultaneously. Fully revised and updated, this new edition covers surgery of the septum, open rhinoplasty techniques, and closed endonasal techniques, as well as anatomy, diagnosis and preoperative planning, patient psychology, postoperative treatment, and potential complications. Illustrations detailing surgical steps and before-and-after photographs to help plan procedures make this book a complete and practical guide to septorhinoplasty.
New and expanded discussion of biostatic surgery, submucosal septal surgery, radiofrequency surgery, endoscopic procedures, DCF implants, and more
Step-by-step description of operative procedures, including the latest graft and suture techniques
More than 600 exquisite illustrations and high-quality color photographs that enhance the text
Contributions from renowned names in the fields of otolaryngology and facial plastic surgery
Essentials of Septorhinoplasty: Philosophy-Approaches-Techniques, Second Edition, is the only book of its kind to incorporate functional and aesthetic considerations in nasal surgery. It is a beneficial addition to the library of any otolaryngologist, facial plastic surgeon, and maxillofacial surgeon who aims to improve both form and function of the nose.
- (2016; 2nd Edition)Vertigo and Disequilibrium: A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and ManagementShow details
This updated edition provides a comprehensive basis for understanding, identifying, and treating the underlying multifactorial etiologies of dizziness and imbalance. Vertigo is a common malady for which patients seek treatment, yet the vestibular system and its associated disorders are often misunderstood. This book effectively demystifies this topic, with clinical pearls and knowledge from foremost experts in the field.
The first six chapters cover procuring a thorough patient history, examination techniques, computerized testing, radiological studies, surgical anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system, and laboratory testing. Subsequent chapters concisely detail the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies such as Meniere's disease, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, labyrithinitis, superior semicircular canal dehisence syndrome, and unilateral peripheral vestibulopathy.
Covers the full age continuum - from congenital and pediatric vestibular disorders - to balance conditions associated with aging
Highlights the most common pathologies such as BPPV, as well as fairly rare diseases like Mal de Debarquement syndrome and perilymph fistulas
Discusses the impact of alcohol, migraines, and allergies on the vestibular system and the intrinsic roles they play in causing dizziness
New insights on medications, rehabilitation, and the use of implantable vestibular devices
Expanded video library provides guidance on testing modalities, visual disturbances, nystagmus patterns, and specific disorders
Physicians who read this authoritative guide will gain knowledge that is essential for optimal management of patients with vertigo and disequilibrium. It is an invaluable resource for otolaryngologists, as well as neurologists, physical therapists, internists, geriatricians, family practitioners, audiologists, and even cardiologists.
- (2016; 1st Edition)Mastering Medical Photography of the Head and NeckShow details
With contributions from an esteemed otolaryngologist, talented photographer, and multidisciplinary specialists, Mastering Medical Photography of the Head and Neck demystifies the process of medical photography. The succinct text and high quality images serve as a practical primer for physicians without any prior photographic background to learn techniques specific to photography for facial surgery and otolaryngology.
Understanding the basic techniques of photography for medical documentation is useful-for speaking at medical conferences, publishing in journals, and settling insurance claims. These situations typically require inclusion of well-defined anatomical images. Furthermore, head and neck photography is an educational tool to explain specific procedures to patients prior to undergoing surgery.
Comprehensive coverage of standard external anatomy, with smaller sections on endoscopic photography and intraoperative photography
Ancillary online content including more than 150 high quality photographs and 8 instructional videos supplement the text
Sample comparative photographs illustrate the potential to create stellar results using several different camera systems
Each photograph extensively annotated with relevant camera and lighting settings
Recommendations provided for image archiving, organization, and processing
Visually rich and practical, this step-by-step guide of medical photographic techniques is an essential tool for all physicians who treat diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat, and related head and neck structures.
- (2016; 2nd Edition)Temporal Bone Dissection GuideShow details
The second edition of this indispensable guide provides a step-by-step approach to learning the anatomy and principal procedures of temporal bone dissection starting with mastoidectomy and including approaches to the internal auditory canal and jugular foramen. The renowned authors share their collective wisdom and pearls gleaned from years of treating patients with temporal bone disease and teaching these methodologies to medical students, residents, and fellows. Procedural details are presented throughout 10 detailed chapters, accompanied by beautiful sequential illustrations and videos.
One of the most complex regions of the human body, the temporal bone and adjacent skull base present unique surgical challenges. Critical neurovascular structures traverse complex pathways through the temporal bone, which itself has highly variable anatomy. Tumors and erosive lesions create additional anatomical barriers that make effective access and resection of diseased areas difficult. At the same time, the surgical skills required to navigate this anatomy are indispensable to the management of ear disease and associated disability, and provide alternative approaches with less morbidity to intracranial pathology. This book presents technical and strategic considerations for safe and effective temporal bone surgery.
Videos of cadaveric and surgical dissections highlight critical technical steps and appropriate execution
More than 160 meticulous, expertly illustrated pen and ink drawings of progressive dissections
A new chapter on middle ear endoscopy details key anatomical features and technical maneuvers integral to this approach
New chapters on infratemporal surgical dissection and the intraoperative management of complications are also presented
Expanded coverage of the middle fossa approach to the internal auditory canal and methods of assessing competencies when training novice surgeons in temporal bone dissection
This is a must-have tool that will enable residents and novice surgeons to translate laboratory skills to the operating room and perform safe, efficacious and efficient dissection of the temporal bone. It is the quintessential learning guide for residents in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and skull base surgery, as well as an excellent teaching and assessment tool for faculty.
- (2016; 2nd Edition)Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases. Medical and Surgical Management.Show details
Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases, Second Edition, has been revised and updated to reflect recent advances in the medical and surgical management of thyroid and parathyroid diseases. This new edition serves as both a comprehensive guide to patient evaluation as well as an atlas of advanced surgical techniques for managing patients needing operative intervention. Separate chapters are devoted to minimally invasive techniques and remote access/robotic thyroidectomy techniques, both of which have enjoyed increased application throughout the world.
A section on state-of-the-art, evidence-based management of challenging parathyroid conditions such as multiple endocrine neoplasia and renal hyperparathyroidism
A more detailed discussion of thyroid cancer evaluation and staging
A new chapter dedicated to parathyroid cancer
Nearly 200 additional full-color illustrations
This new edition is a valuable resource for all surgeons, endocrinologists, and residents seeking to expand their knowledge of thyroid and parathyroid diseases, as well as seasoned clinicians who want to improve patient care and incorporate the latest surgical advancements into their practice.
- (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.
- (2016; 1st Edition)The Chronic EarShow details
There are many different ways to treat complex chronic middle ear disease, with ongoing advancements being made globally. Diverse approaches are necessitated for variations in patient age, degree of infection, extent of middle ear remodeling, inflammation severity, and underlying mechanisms of Eustachian tube dysfunction. Addressing multinational and clinical nuances, the editors have compiled 48 chapters with eclectic perspectives from otology experts in 13 countries.
The surgical anatomy of the middle ear cleft and mastoid and underlying pathophysiological mechanisms of chronic otitis media are clinically challenging. Articles cover anatomy, physiology, disease characterizations and manifestations, clinical evaluation, office management, surgical procedures, and new horizons. Traditional and newer hybrid techniques for systematic disease and inflammatory conditions are presented in roundtable format, for example, underlay fascia tympanoplasty as well as the use of cartilage and bioengineered materials.
Applied middle ear anatomy and physiology
Pathologic mechanisms of chronic otitis media
Office evaluation, management and surgical decision making
Mastoid cavity obliteration and canal wall reconstruction
Challenges in tympanoplasty and ossicular chain reconstruction
Traditional and hybrid tympanomastoid surgery
Hearing implants in the chronic ear
- (2016; 2nd Edition)Surgical Pediatric OtolaryngologyShow details
This revised edition of Surgical Pediatric Otolaryngology provides readers with step-by-step instructions for performing the surgical procedures necessary to treat children suffering from head and neck disorders. This atlas covers routinely performed procedures in pediatric otolaryngology.
More than 800 high-quality, detailed line drawings help teach young practitioners the latest techniques and procedures
Authors are affiliated with two of the best children's hospitals in the world and are luminaries in the field
Focuses on common procedures that surgeons perform on a daily basis
- (2015; 1st Edition)Ethnic Considerations in Facial Plastic SurgeryShow details
Written by leading plastic surgeons from five different continents across the globe, this facial plastic surgery reference gives readers the tools they need to successfully perform surgical and non-surgical procedures on patients of various ethnicities. It includes sections on facial plastic surgery procedures performed on Latin, African, Asian, and Mediterranean/Middle Eastern patients, along with a final section on special topics such as fat grafting for mixed race patients and keloid treatments for dark skinned patients.
Online access to more than 20 videos in which the authors perform facial plastic surgery procedures described in the book
More than 700 full-color illustrations clarify procedures presented in the text
Covers all the major plastic and facial plastic surgery procedures performed on patients from different ethnic groups
The contributors to this textbook are experts from various regions of the world. The wealth of information provided reflects the needs of patients from diverse ethnic backgrounds and their unique concepts of beauty.Â Each contributor offers readers expert advice on how to approach different ethnic groups and what procedures best meet the needs of each group.
- (2015; 1st Edition)Facial Nerve Disorders and Diseases: Diagnosis and ManagementShow details
This authoritative and up-to-date reference is a complete guide to the basic science, diagnosis, testing, and treatment of facial nerve disorders and diseases. An international team of renowned experts, put together and headed by the book's two specialist editors, provide in-depth discussion of facial nerve topography and physiology, as well as the broad spectrum of infectious, inflammatory, acute, chronic, benign, and malignant diseases related to facial nerve dysfunction. The book is filled with practical evidence-based information, guidelines, and algorithms presented in uniformly structured chapters, allowing readers to quickly pinpoint key details for treating a specific disease or disorder.
Pertinent topics including facial nerve trauma, Lyme disease, postoperative facial nerve palsy, face transplant, adjuvant treatment with botulinum toxin and fillers, facial dystonia and facial spasms, and the psychological and medicolegal aspects of facial nerve care are covered
Step-by-step descriptions provided for facial nerve repair and reconstruction, static and dynamic reanimation techniques for adults and children, evaluation and treatment of paralytic eyelids, and more
A wealth of clinically relevant information, including tips and tricks, and pitfalls to avoid in everyday practice
More than 260 images and 16 videos (accessed through the Thieme MediaCenter) help visualizing and comprehending the content
Extensive reference lists at the end of each chapter offer an overview of scientific work on the topic
With current perspectives from leading experts, valuable clinical tools and advice, and coherently organized chapters, Facial Nerve Disorders and Diseases: Diagnosis and Management is a single-volume source for the state-of-the-art in facial nerve care. Specialists and residents in otorhinolaryngology, maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery, neurosurgery, neurology, and rehabilitation medicine will refer to the book time and again in their treatment of patients with facial nerve dysfunction.
- (2015; 1st Edition)Robotic Head and Neck Surgery: The Essential GuideShow details
Head and neck surgery for benign and malignant disease is undergoing a groundbreaking transformation. Robot-assisted surgery is quickly being recognized as a significant innovation, demonstrating the potential to change treatment paradigms for head and neck disease. State-of-the-art robotics enables surgeons to access complex anatomy using a more minimally invasive approach, with the potential to improve patient outcome and reduce surgical morbidity.
Learn from international clinicians who have pioneered new paths in the application of robotic-assisted surgery. Throughout the 16 chapters of this book, the authors provide comprehensive discussion of robotic surgical procedures for diseases affecting the oropharynx, larynx, hypopharynx, parapharyngeal space, thyroid, neck, and skull base.
Fundamental training and educationfrom ethical considerations and room set-upto avoiding complications and clinical pearls
Ten videos on the treatment of squamous and spindle cell carcinomas
150 superb illustrations enhance the didactic text
Although further innovations and refinement of this technology will be forthcoming, the current state of robotic surgery encompassed in these pages lays a foundation for today and inspiration for tomorrows advancements. The book is an invaluable resource for surgeons and residents interested in learning about and incorporating surgical robotics into otolaryngology practice, and will also benefit medical and radiation oncologists.
- (2015; 1st Edition)Surgery for Cochlear and Other Auditory ImplantsShow details
Similar to Professor Sanna's many other successful publications, this book on cochlear implant surgery and surgery for other auditory implantsÂ is a comprehensive, high-level surgical atlas that offers an integrated approach of anatomy, imaging, technology, decision-making, surgical procedure described step-by-step, and surgical cases.
The book is intended for surgeons who are undergoing training for cochlear implant procedures and implantable auditory devices. It is also aimed at experienced surgeons who would like to expand their knowledge base, improve their skills and outcomes, and learn advanced surgical techniques. For example, the chapters on decision-making offer strategies to handle difficult cases; the many surgical cases included offer solutions for common and not so common intraoperative dilemmas.
- (2015; 1st Edition)Transoral Laser Microsurgery of Benign and Malignant LesionsShow details
Edited by renowned experts, with contributions from leadingauthorities, this book provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverageof TLM for the treatment of benign lesions and malignant tumors of theoral cavity, pharynx, and larynx.
Accompanied by more than 300 exceptional illustrations
Detailed descriptions of the surgical techniquesfor the different anatomical locations
Tips and tricks for improving exposure
Discussions of potential complications, theirincidence, and prevention and management
Results of oncological outcomes, survival rates,organ preservation rates, and complication rates for each anatomicalsubsite, and also comparable results with alternative treatmentmodalities
Advice on postoperative management, rehabilitation,and adjuvant therapy
This state-of-the-art book is an invaluable resource for surgeons because it covers not only the equipment and surgical aspects but, very importantly for decision making, it also provides site-specific evidence for the use of TLM in the treatment of benign disorders and malignant disease, even at advanced stages.
- (2015; 1st Edition)Geriatric OtolaryngologyShow details
A burgeoning elderly population has led to a great increase in the number of geriatric otolaryngology patients, and a comprehensive reference on the specialty will be invaluable in optimizing patient care. Geriatric Otolaryngology, published collaboratively by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) and Thieme, focuses on the unique challenges facing otolaryngologists and primary care physicians in managing ear, nose, and throat disorders in the elderly. It provides readers with the essential information they need to successfully treat this rapidly growing patient population.
Discusses the critical issues of functional status, comorbidities, and nutrition in the geriatric population
Written and edited by well-known experts in geriatric otolaryngology
Content reflects the current AAO-HNSF clinical practice guidelines
This book is an essential text for all primary care physicians and otolaryngologists caring for elderly patients. It is an excellent reference for special cases as well as a reliable resource for background reading.
- (2015; 1st Edition)Rhinoplasty. The Experts' Reference.Show details
Rhinoplasty: The Experts Reference is a comprehensive text that provides guidance from world-renowned experts on every aspect of rhinoplasty, from the functional to the cosmetic. The book opens with a section on initial patient assessment and consultation, moves on to such topics as surgery of the septum, with separate sections on the nuances of functional nasal surgery and revision rhinoplasty, and concludes with a section on avoiding and managing surgical complications. Each chapter is written by an expert on a specific topic and presents tried-and-true rhinoplasty techniques that can be readily implemented by facial plastic surgeons.
Includes a section on ethnic rhinoplasty with chapters written by Drs. Tae-Bin Won, Russell W.H. Kridel, and Roxana Cobo
Written by over 100 of the most well-known surgeons in the world, including Yong Ju Jang (Asia), Ira Papel, Stephen Park, Peter Adamson, and Rollin K. Daniel (North America), Wolfgang Gubisch, Charles East, Gilbert Nolst Trenite, and Pietro Palma (Europe), and Simon Robinson (Australia)
Offers expert solutions to a particular problem in each chapter
Practicing plastic surgeons and facial plastic surgeons, as well as residents and fellows in these fields, will consult this excellent desk reference whenever they are faced with a particularly challenging case.