Textbook of Laryngology

by Nupur Kapoor Nerurkar, Amitabha Roychoudhury

The objective of this book is to introduce the laryngology. Laryngology is a branch of medicine that deals with disorders, diseases and injuries of the vocal apparatus, especially the larynx. Common conditions addressed by laryngologists include vocal fold nodules and cysts, laryngeal cancer, spasmodic dysphonia, laryngopharyngeal reflux, papillomas, and voice misuse or abuse or overuse syndromes. This book comprises of six sections such as history and basic sciences, clinical assessment and office procedures, phonosurgery, inflammatory, endocrine and functional voice disorders, airway and swallowing, and recent advances which consists of 39 chapters. It include anatomy of the larynx, physiology of phonation, physiology of swallowing, stroboscopy, high-speed imaging, videokymography and optical coherence tomography, voice analysis and therapy planning by an SLP, imaging of the larynx, injection laryngoplasty, laryngeal electromyography in spasmodic dysphonia, principles and essentials of phonomicrosurgery, nodules and polyps, cysts, sulci and mucosal bridge, lasers in phonomicrosurgery, surgical treatment of spasmodic dysphonia, puberphonia and relaxation laryngoplasty, feminizing laryngoplasty, systemic inflammatory disorders, laryngopharyngeal reflux disease, principles of management of laryngotracheal stenosis, and laryngeal transplantation. This book is used as a reference tool for both the practicing laryngologists and those practitioners of otolaryngology who seek to have an up-to-date text on laryngology.

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Book Detail

Editor
1. Nerurkar Nupur Kapoor
2. Roychoudhury Amitabha
Editor's Affiliation
1. Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Center, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2. Vivekananda Institute of Medical Sciences, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
ISBN
9789386322449
Speciality
Otolaryngology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/13074
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
406
Book Type
Professional

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