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.
Helps you answer questions such as: What questions do I need to ask in the history? What findings am I looking for on physical exam? What is the differential diagnosis? What are the critical findings on radiology and pathology studies? What are the treatment options? How do I perform this? and more, giving you a wealth of knowledge that can be accessed and used in any clinical or exam scenario.
Includes practical sections on how to achieve success on the oral exam, as well as the most important pathology and radiology slides for in-service and board examinations.
Features hard-to-find review coverage of sleep medicine, allergy, and dental/oral surgery.
Ideal for reviewbefore clinical rounds with the attending surgeon, a complex surgical case, a mock oral board examination, or the American Board of Otolaryngology examinations.
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The text has informative chapters on special testing, real-ear measurements, the requirements of fitting the pediatric patient with hearing loss, as well as the patient with tinnitus and hearing loss that otolaryngologists can expect to see commonly in practice. The increasing body of the "science" of hearing aid fitting is addressed in chapters covering evidence-based prescribing of hearing aids, as well as future trends to be expected in hearing aid and otologic research. Practical suggestions on professional marketing of hearing aids, as well as a breakdown of the economics of hearing aid dispensing to enhance profitability in today's increasingly difficult practice environment are also well covered.
The text is sure to enhance the knowledge base of the otolaryngologist in one of the fastest growing areas within the specialty.
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.