Packed with clearly labeled, full-color drawings on every page, Atlas of Middle Ear Surgery guides readers through the most common and innovative surgical procedures used to manage middle ear pathology.
The authors, experts in this technically demanding field, begin by providing practical background information on surgical anatomy and pathophysiology followed by a brief introduction to anesthesia considerations and operating room etiquette. Full-color drawings then demonstrate the various surgical techniques in a step-by-step format
that is excellent for learning. Succinct, easy-to-understand descriptions accompany every drawing in a didactic manner that reinforces fundamental concepts as it teaches.
The latest on the surgical management of tympanic
membrane abnormalities, chronic otitis media, cholesteatoma, and ossicular
254 full-color drawings and schematics display
anatomy and important surgical steps
Numerous callout boxes in each chapter highlight key
surgical tips, pearls, and pitfalls
Concise and practical, this atlas is
essential reading for otolaryngology residents, fellows, budding otologic
surgeons, or practicing ENTs who need to hone their surgical skills and stay abreast of the latest advances in the field.
Attending Otoneurosurgeon, Deptartment of Otolaryngology, St. Luc University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
1. Anatomy and physiopathology of the middle ear; 2. Anesthesia and the surgical field; 3. Surgical materials; 4. Management of tympanic membrane abnormalities; 5. Management of ossicular abnormalities; 6. Management of retraction pockets and cholesteatoma; 7. Dressing and postoperative care.