The editors have treated a significant number of patients with this condition and have collected objective and scientifically validated outcome measures, thus establishing a balanced and scientific approach to literature review and the material presented. This text aims to provide guidance, based upon a body of evidence, to enable readers to make informed decisions on management options.
Laryngeal and Tracheobronchial Stenosis covers new topics applicable to all populations, such as:Objective outcomes assessment - a new field that has largely developed through the editors' effortsThe worldwide shift in a surgical emphasis toward endoscopic and office-based proceduresThe development of new tracheal replacement techniquesNew diseases that have emerged and disease managementClinically-accessible, significant background bodies of knowledge on histopathology and physiology
Guri S. Sandhu, MD, FRCS, is a laryngologist at Imperial College London. He studied medicine at the University of London and received his surgical training in otolaryngology through the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear and Great Ormond Street hospitals. He is a pioneer and leading authority in the management of laryngotracheal stenosis. Having completed a doctorate of medicine in the causes and treatment of airway stenosis, he has published extensively on the subject and lectures nationally and internationally. Dr. Sandhu is the clinical lead for the National Centre for Airway Reconstruction, which is composed of a multidisciplinary team of airway specialists. He is also cofounder of the British Laryngological Association.
S.A. Reza Nouraei, MD, PhD, is the chief resident in otolaryngology at the National Centre for Airway Reconstruction at Charing Cross Hospital, London. He received his bachelors degree in physiology from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and obtained his medical degree from the University of Cambridge in 2002. Dr. Nouraei completed his basic surgical training through the Hammersmith Surgical Rotation, London, and was one of the first surgeons to be appointed into academic higher surgical training in otolaryngology. His early clinical interest in adult laryngotracheal stenosis led to his career in otolaryngology. Dr. Nouraei has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers and was awarded a doctorate from the University of Bath in laryngotracheal physiology and another in the field of health informatics and clinical outcomes.
Key Features: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 safeEnhanced with more than 650 full-color illustrations and photographsDuring 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.
Features:The atlas style and systematically structured content allow readers to quickly locate imaging findings and access required informationThe authors not only cover the main ultrasound examination techniques and findings in the head and neck area but also convey approaches to more complex clinical issues, including complicated interdisciplinary topics such as the thyroid gland and blood vessels The diagnostic limitations of ultrasound, pitfalls, and tips and tricks are highlighted throughout the text to help beginners recognize the essential aspects of the findings and assist experienced users in complicated situations An extensive selection of video clips, illustrating the advantages of ultrasound as a dynamic procedure, is available online
For all otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, radiologists, internists, and other specialists who utilize this dynamic imaging tool, Atlas of Head
and Neck Ultrasound is an essential reference for use in daily practice.