A Diagnostic Atlas of Tumors of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract: A Transnasal Video Endoscopic Approach

A Diagnostic Atlas of Tumors of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract: A Transnasal Video Endoscopic Approach

By: Patrick Gallane (editor), Tim Price (editor), Paul Montgomery (editor), Martin Birchall (editor)Hardback

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A Diagnostic Atlas of Tumors of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract brings readers up to date on the correct identification and diagnosis of malignancies of the larynx, pharynx, and esophagus. The atlas provides broad-based coverage of these anatomical areas and highlights the different pathologies physicians may encounter. Key features of this illustrated guide include: A thorough exploration of the entire upper aero-digestive tract and its pathologies Recent advances in flexible endoscopy, which makes visualization, identification, biopsy, and treatment of conditions of the upper aero-digestive tract easier and possible under local anesthesia in an outpatient setting More than 170 high-quality images Accompanying video clips of the technology available online Accessible and concise, the book is suitable for a range of readers, including: Oncologists, Otolaryngologists, Gastroenterologists, Respiratory and ENT physicians, Maxillo-facial, thoracic, and upper gastrointestinal surgeons, medical students, nurses, and medical trainees. * Provides a practical overview that details the advantages and pitfalls in transnasal laryngoesophagoscopy * Includes analysis and current treatment of both benign and malignant cancers of the nasopharynx, nose/sinuses, oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx, hypopharynx, trachea, esophagus, and thyroid * Contains illustrated case examples * Covers the challenges of this diagnostic approach and the techniques that minimize patients' discomfort * Details the choice of treatment and the options and limitations

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Tim Price, Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester, UK Paul Montgomery, Bupa, Cromwell Hospital, London, UK Martin Birchall, University College London, UK and University of California, Davis, USA Patrick Gallane, University of Toronto, Canada


AN OVERVIEW An introduction to Transnasal Laryngoesophagoscopy, Tim Price The technique: General and Biopsy of Lesions, Tim Price and Tim Bradnam The Patient's Experience, Alok Sharma PREMALIGANT DISORDERS AND MALIGNANT TUMORS Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses, Holger Sudhoff Nasopharynx, Holger Sudhoff Oral Cavity, Richard C. W. James Oropharynx Oropharynx Tumors, Tom Wilson Tonsil Tumors, Hemi Patel Base of Tongue Tumors, Tim Price Larynx Supraglottic Tumors, Mike Thomas Glottic Tumors, Mike Thomas And Tim Price Subglottic Tumors, Mike Thomas Hypopharynx Hypopharynx Tumors, Tom Wilson Pyriform Fossa Tumors, Hemi Patel Post Cricoid Tumors, Wyn Parry Esophageal Tumors, Wyn Parry And Tim Price Tracheal Tumors, Wyn Parry Tumors of the Thyroid, Don J. Premachandra BENIGN TUMORS Benign Nasopharyngeal Tumors, Hemi Patel Oropharynx and Parapharyngeal Tumors Oropharynx Tumors, Tom Wilson Benign Parapharyngeal Tumors Affecting the Tonsils, Hemi Patel Larynx Supraglottis, Mike Thomas Glottis, Mike Thomas Subglottis, Mike Thomas TREATMENT OPTIONS USING TNLE Endolaryngeal Laser Surgery Using TNLE, Tim Price Direct Phonoplasty, Alok Sharma TNLE and Tracheoesophageal Puncture, James Snelling POST-TREATMENT MONITORING AND COMPLICATIONS Section 5A: Surgical Total Laryngectomy: Primary and Flap Repair, Animesh J. Patel and Jonothan J. Clibbon Flap Monitoring, Animesh J. Patel and Jonothan J. Clibbon Flap Necrosis and Postoperative Fistula, Jonothan J. Clibbon and Animesh J. Patel Surgical Voice Restoration, Gill Faley, Karyn Stewart-Dodd, and Sue Trim Section 5B: Chemoradiation Radiation and Chemoradiation in Head and Neck Cancer, Craig Martin Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/11/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780415466301
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780415466301
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 041546630X

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