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Endoscopic Laser Surgery of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract. With Special Emphasis on Cancer Surgery. (1st Edition)Go to this book
The name Wolfgang Steiner is synonymous with transoral laser microsurgery for head and neck cancer. He has tirelessly promoted this innovative technique throughout the world and his clinic is considered the pioneering center in Europe. Thousands of students and practitioners have benefited from his teaching and lectures, allowing them to treat selected patients more safely and effectively than ever thought possible.
For the first time, you have at your fingertips Dr. Steiner's detailed, step-by-step techniques for transoral laser microsurgery of the head and neck, showing how to excise tumors, preserve the larynx and other key structures, and dramatically decrease mortality. You will learn the insights and technical refinements that allow you to tailor your surgery to the extent of the cancer, even eradicating it in certain localized areas. In addition, you will learn how to work in a fraction of the time, avoid complex throat and neck reconstructions, preserve voice structures, and greatly enhance the patient's quality of life.
Written by the developers of this innovative, minimally invasive technique
300 endoscopic color images and explanatory drawings illustrate the diagnostic and surgical procedures on a step-by-step basis
Ideal for students as well as for practitioners seeking to broaden their treatment options
Offers an introduction to a rapidly growing standard in the field of head and neck oncology.
For the beginner as well as the experienced surgeon, this book offers masterful guidance on using modern laser technology to perform conservative laryngeal and other head and neck cancer surgeries, resulting in well-documented, lower morbidity rates. It will upgrade and enrich your skills and open a wide range of treatment options that you can offer your patients. Stay up-to-date with new technology; reserve your copy today!