Now for the first time, the physicians who pioneered this groundbreaking minimally invasive technique review its indications, advantages, disadvantages, and surgical approaches:Written by the foremost leaders in the field, all members of the International Working Group on Endoscopic Ear SurgeryFeatures nearly 1,000 intraoperative endoscopic images filmed with high-definition cameras, plus outstanding line drawings that aid in understanding all concepts Comprehensively covers the field, including chapters on endoscopic and combined endoscopic-microscopic management of cholesteatoma, surgical restoration of middle ear ventilation, myringoplasty, Meniere disease, tympanoplasty and stapes surgery, revision surgery, and much more Demonstrates state-of-the-art endoscopic procedures in 19 instructive videos
From the unique anatomy and pathophysiology of the middle ear through diagnosis, surgical indications, procedures, and instrumentation, this book is indispensable for all otolaryngologists and neurotologists. It offers a full picture of the field today, as well as exploring the future possibilities of ear endoscopes alone or in combination with operative microscopes for the most effective treatment of middle ear pathologies.
More than 340 vibrant full-color illustrations demonstrate the different disease progressions not shown in any other text
Insightful chapters cover recidivism and complications of both the disease and surgery, while O.R. cases illustrate surgical approaches
Otolaryngology-head and neck surgeons, residents and fellows will refer to this concise reference on a daily basis for the most up-to-date information on cholesteatomas and other middle ear lesions.
New to the second edition of this landmark text:Nearly 1,800 vivid, full-color intraoperative images that take readers through every operative sequence and offer a unified management approach to all proceduresExpanded chapter on temporal bone anatomy and dissection with CT scans correlated to dissection images of normal temporal bone, which is crucial for a full understanding of surgical anatomy and 3-D relationships between important structuresUpdated chapter on paragangliomas, offering proven surgical solutions to this difficult pathologyRevised section on hemipetrosectomy, with treatments for intractable otorrhea in dead ears and other severe pathologies widely infiltrating the middle earOverview of new approaches to glomus tumor surgeryCoverage of the remarkable advances in cochlear implant technology for profound sensorineural hearing lossComplete with general operating room principles, anesthesia, and technical considerations, plus guidance, pitfalls, problems and potential complications, this comprehensive book is an in-depth review of modern middle ear surgery. From temporal bone anatomy to canalplasty to stapes surgery, it sets the standard as the authoritative, one-stop reference for all otologic surgeons, residents, and medical students.