Key Features:A substantial section on surgical methods for treating skull base disorders, including endoscopic skull base surgeryA DVD containing 21 professionally produced videos, narrated by Dr. Kennedy, and showing various contributors demonstrating the key pearls and pitfalls of surgical techniques discussed in the bookOne hundred detailed color illustrations by medical artist Christine Gralapp, along with over 600 photos and x-raysComprehensive coverage of sinonasal anatomy and physiology, as well as the medical and surgical aspects of sinonasal disease and skull base tumors
This multimedia reference is the definitive go-to guide for rhinology residents as well as a comprehensive reference for practicing otolaryngologists and neurosurgeons who wish to expand their surgical expertise, develop a broader armamentarium of techniques, and successfully manage their patients with sinonasal and skull base disorders.
Key Features:Applied anatomy, embryology, and physiology of the paranasal sinuses and anterior skull baseCutting-edge technical information and surgical techniques for rhinology and endoscopic anterior skull base surgeryAdvanced concepts important to endoscopic skull base surgery, including the treatment of malignancies and extended endoscopic approachesSections dedicated to comprehensive and multidisciplinary patient care, including open skull base surgery principles and radiation therapy strategies
This textbook offers a wealth of valuable information that will enhance the practice of otolaryngologists, residents, and fellows as well as affiliated otolaryngology practitioners.
The first chapter highlights socio-economic burden and the impact of this disease on the health related quality of life. The second chapter describes the underlying mechanisms involved in development of the disease. The third chapter showcases the various diagnostic modalities used to detect the disease, differentiate it from other similar conditions and assess its severity. The fourth chapter gives a very succinent overview of the various management modalities. The fifth chapter encapsulates the medical treatment and the sixth offers a lucid description of the latest surgical techniques for this disease. The seventh chapter deals with the other associated conditions that can confuse, complicate or impact the management of the disease as well as affect its prognosis. The eighth chapter describes fungal rhinosinusitis, which is of special importance because of its high prevalence in India.
Special Features:Highlights basic science developments in anatomy, embryology, pathophysiology, immunology, genetics, and investigative rhinologyIncludes more than 900 full-color photographs and 120 drawingsStructured on evidence-based medicine principles and based on current, evidence-based guidelines (including the EPOS 2012 and Endoscopic Skull Base Tumors consensus document)Shares the medical and surgical expertise of a truly international team of more than 100 clinicians and scientists from 17 countriesA learning-focused textbook, with structured chapters, each one including tips and tricks,
important notes, key points, summary, and self-assessment questionsThe only textbook tailored to the curriculum of the British Intercollegiate, FRCS(ORL-HNS), American Board of Otolaryngology, and European Academy exams
A world-class clinical reference as well as a comprehensive textbook, Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery is unrivalled for its breadth of coverage, from basic science breakthroughs to the newest diagnostic tools to the most advanced endoscopic treatment techniques. A book that all practicing rhinologists, otolaryngologists, skull base surgeons as well as residents and fellows in otolaryngology will find indispensable for expanding their surgical and medical expertise as well as gaining a full understanding of the basic science framework of their multifaceted specialty.