Otorhinolaryngology: Head & Neck Surgery (2 Volumes)

by Christopher deSouza

The aim of this book is to focus on the otorhinolaryngology. Otorhinolaryngology is the medical discipline involving the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of diseases, abnormalities, and other health problems affecting the ears, nose and throat, as well as the head and neck, mouth, sinuses, and voice box (larynx). Also referred to as ENT, otorhinolaryngology is considered as one of the oldest medical practices in the United States. Aside from medical management, they are also trained to perform surgeries that involve the above-mentioned body parts, including plastic or reconstructive surgeries. Otorhinolaryngologists training can take up to 15 years. This book comprises of 6 sections following as head & neck, cranial base and oncology, laryngology, rhinology, endoscopic sinus surgery, facial plastic and otology which consists of 166 chapters. It includes transsphenoidal pituitary surgery, fibrous dysplasia of the skull base, epidemiology of head and neck cancer, training of a head and neck surgeon, molecular markers in head and neck cancers, chemotherapy in head and neck cancers, thyroid cancer, oral cavity cancer, cancer of the temporal bone, tumors of the parathyroid gland, congenital anomalies of larynx and trachea, anatomy of the lateral nasal wall, diagnostic audiology and facial nerve testing, squamous cell carcinoma etc. Advances in the management of head and neck cancers take place on a continuous basis and this compendium provides an exhaustive overview of current practices in the field of head and neck cancer.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. deSouza Christopher Faculty: Visiting Assistant Professor, State University of New York, USA Faculty: Visiting Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, USA
ISBN 9789351524618
Speciality Otolaryngology, Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13036
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 2436
Book Type Professional


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