Oral Cancer: Evaluation, Therapy, and Rehabilitation

Oral Cancer: Evaluation, Therapy, and Rehabilitation

Oral Cancer: Evaluation, Therapy, and Rehabilitation

Oral Cancer: Evaluation, Therapy, and Rehabilitation edited by prominent Johns Hopkins clinicians and educators Carole Fakhry, Karen Pitman, Ana Kiess, and David Eisele provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art review on the diagnosis and management of oral cancer. This unique resource fills a void in the literature by exploring surgical and reconstructive issues specific to each subsite of the oral cavity. Important pre- and post-treatment evaluations by dental, speech language pathology, and the oncologic care team are reviewed.

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The comprehensive book is divided into 10 sections, each focused on different facets of the patients’ trajectory. The text starts with epidemiology of oral cavity cancer and discussion of patient populations at increased risk of oral cavity cancer. The book details pre-cancers, multidisciplinary diagnostic evaluations, treatment, post-treatment, recurrent and metastatic oral cancer, and palliative care, concluding with future directions such as chemoprevention. A full spectrum of oral neoplasms are covered in depth, including different types of squamous cell cancer, primary malignancies of the mandible, and sublingual and minor salivary gland malignancies.

Key Features

  • All oral cavity subsites are approached from both an ablative and reconstructive standpoint, with dedicated chapters focused on specific oral cancer reconstructive techniques
  • Discussion of oncologic considerations encompassing radiation and medical oncology including definitive radiation therapy, brachytherapy, adjuvant radiation therapy, and adjuvant chemotherapy/novel therapeutics
  • Clinical pearls cover complications of both surgery and radiation therapy, as well as psychological and dental implications of therapy
  • High-quality illustrations, photographs, and videos further elucidate impacted anatomy and techniques

Residents and clinicians in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, head and neck reconstructive surgery, medical oncology, and radiation oncology will benefit from reading this excellent resource. Dentists who wish to further their knowledge about oral cancers will also find it an invaluable reference.

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Innovations in Endoscopic Ear Surgery

Innovations in Endoscopic Ear Surgery

Innovations in Endoscopic Ear Surgery

This book focuses on endoscopic ear surgery, an area that has been the focus of cutting-edge research around the globe, particularly in Italy, the United States and Japan.

Ear surgery has begun to catch up with other fields of medicine in incorporating the endoscope into surgical procedures, and endoscopic, minimally invasive ear surgery is garnering international attention.

Innovations in Endoscopic Ear Surgery presents the work of the Japanese “school” of surgeons involved in advancing endoscopic ear surgery and, in particular, transcanal endoscopic ear surgery (TEES). This book not only seeks to explain TEES in detail to allay surgeons’ concerns regarding this procedure, it also describes the recent advances such as the incorporation of powered instruments to extend the range of TEES; combining TEES with the latest techniques in regenerative medicine; taking advantage of the progress in computer technology such as 3D simulations and virtual reality and more. Innovations in Endoscopic Ear Surgery is designed to help smooth the learning curve for beginners as well as guide all readers onto the new paths which endoscopic ear surgery is embarking upon.

 

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ENT in Primary Care: A Concise Guide 1st ed.

ENT in Primary Care: A Concise Guide 1st ed.

This volume serves as a practical guide for the primary care provider to better understand the clinical history, clinical examination, and accurate management of ENT disease. Additionally, the text aims to help general physicians and nurse practitioners to reduce the number of specialist referrals for patients requiring ENT care. Topics cover the most common ENT symptoms that can expect to be managed in a primary care setting, ENT diagnostic instrumentation for surgery, and how to determine when a patient can be managed in a general practice or referred to secondary care. Other topics cover the history of ENT, common red flags, rhinology, and laryngology.

ENT in Primary Care: A Concise Guide will be a useful resource for medical students, general physicians in training, board certified physicians, and nurse practitioners treating ENT patients.

 

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ENT: An Introduction and Practical Guide 2nd Edition

ENT: An Introduction and Practical Guide 2nd Edition

This new edition of ENT: An Introduction and Practical Guide provides an essential introduction to the clinical examination, treatment and surgical procedures within ENT. It encompasses the conditions most commonly encountered in the emergency setting, on the ward and in the outpatient clinic.With its highly practical approach and step-by-step guidance,this book will be invaluable for all surgical trainees studying for higher postgraduate examinations in ENT, as well as an essential guide for otorhinolaryngologists, primary care practitioners and specialist ENT nurses in the early years of training.

 

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ENT, Head & Neck Emergencies: A Logan Turner Companion 1st Edition

ENT, Head & Neck Emergencies: A Logan Turner Companion 1st Edition

ENT emergencies are a regular occurrence. This new book covers the full range of hospital emergencies seen  by ENT trainees and practitioners, and also by oral and maxillofacial surgeons and plastic surgeons. Succinct text and clear illustrations complement the sections on Rhinology,Head and Neck,Otology and Paediatrics.Practical and up to date, this book facilitates excellence in clinical practice

 

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ENT Medicine and Surgery: Illustrated Clinical Cases 1st Edition

ENT Medicine and Surgery: Illustrated Clinical Cases 1st Edition

This practical ENT reference guide includes over 100 clinical case scenarios, ranging from basic ENT issues to more challenging clinical cases, presented randomly as they would occur in real life. Each scenario includes thought-provoking questions followed by reasoned answers and is superbly illustrated with diagrams and high quality photographs.

 

This is an invaluable text for otorhinolaryngologists in practice and in training, from hospital-based surgeons preparing for higher examinations to established physicians for their continuing professional development.

 

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Otolaryngology Cases: The University of Cincinnati Clinical Portfolio 2nd Edition

Otolaryngology Cases: The University of Cincinnati Clinical Portfolio 2nd Edition

In the tradition of the acclaimed first edition, experts from the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery present new case reviews. Every chapter presents patient-based scenarios to prepare practitioners for ENT cases they will encounter during rounds, rotations, and patient exams. By establishing a uniform algorithm in obtaining and utilizing discreet points of data, the authors encourage a disciplined approach to patient assessment and management options.

Sections organized by anatomy and subspecialty enhance the ability to learn and retain knowledge. For example, benign and malignant pathologies are systematically detailed in anatomical sections dedicated to the neurovascular structures, oral cavity and pharynx, larynx, thyroid, salivary gland, and skin. The text covers the full age continuum – including congenital, acquired, benign, and malignant disorders such as pediatric subglottic stenosis and facial, head, and neck cancers that primarily affect adults.

Key Highlights

  • Presentation of 100 practical cases including history, differential diagnoses, test interpretations, definitive diagnoses, medical and surgical management, rehabilitation, and follow-up.
  • Up-to-date coverage of every major ENT specialty: otology and neurotology, the skull base, rhinology, laryngology, head and neck cancer, sleep disorders, pediatric otolaryngology, trauma, and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
  • Nearly 150 meticulous color photographs and graphics elucidate disease characteristics and clinical findings
  • Chapter bibliographies with current literature sources augment case reviews.
  • Multiple-choice questions serve as a robust study tool, optimizing knowledge acquisition and retention.

This must-have resource enables otolaryngology residents and practitioners to learn from case studies and incorporate state-of-the-art techniques into daily practice, thereby optimizing patient care.

 

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Head, Neck, and Dental Emergencies

Head, Neck, and Dental Emergencies

The first book in an exciting new series, Head, Neck and Dental Emergencies provides the reader with a working approach to the diagnosis and management of these patients in casualty. It has been laid out in a similar way to the Oxford Handbooks series – a small format, plastic-covered, note-based, practical volume for looking up information quickly. The book covers how to diagnose and manage all urgent or emergent problems that occur above the collar bones. Emergency care must be simple and quick so this book comprises short notes, illustrations and photographs, with an emphasis on establishing the diagnosis while maintaining a high index of suspicion. Where possible, the book covers one topic per on one to three pages and uses a series of four icons to allow rapid identification of the degree of urgency. This system will help the reader to get an idea of how soon each problem should be seen. Aimed primarily at undergraduate dentistry students, this book will also have a wide postgraduate market amongst dentists and junior doctors and nurses in accident and emergency medicine, maxillofacial surgery, ENT, opthalmology, anesthetics and plastic surgery.

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Handbook of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery 2nd Edition

Handbook of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery 2nd Edition

Now in full color, the revised and updated second edition of David Goldenberg’s and Bradley Goldstein’s acclaimed, award-winning Handbook of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery is the GOLD standard among pocket guides for this specialty. Packed with information in an all-encompassing scope, yet conveniently portable, this book’s reader-friendly organization (and superb index) is designed for quick reference. Sections cover Otology, Rhinology, Laryngology and the Upper Aerodigestive Tract, Head and Neck Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, General Otolaryngology, and (new for this edition) Endocrine Surgery.

Most chapters follow a standard format, beginning with a handy list of key points, followed by epidemiology, signs and symptoms, differential diagnosis, how to best conduct the physical exam, imaging, treatment options, outcomes, and appropriate follow-up. Detailed guidance on the full continuum of patient care-from pediatric to geriatric-is provided, which is indispensable for day-to-day practice.

Key Highlights

  • Color figures explain procedures, and numerous tables facilitate learning and recall.
  • The latest TNM staging data is included within all cancer-related chapters.
  • Where applicable, each section begins with emergency situations, providing speedy access when most needed.
  • Three appendices provide basic procedures such as bronchoscopy, esophagoscopy, and tonsillectomy; illustrations of the twelve cranial nerves; and cross-referencing to help treat immediate emergencies.

This book is the essential companion for residents, fellows, and beginning clinicians in otolaryngology, and for all physicians and allied professionals in other disciplines who can use rapid and reliable guidance on ENT medicine.

 

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Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: Anatomy, Three-Dimensional Reconstruction, and Surgical Technique 4th Edition

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: Anatomy, Three-Dimensional Reconstruction, and Surgical Technique 4th Edition

As in the acclaimed prior editions, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Fourth Edition focuses strictly on anatomy, 3D reconstruction, and step-by-step surgical techniques. Written by Peter-John Wormald, the richly illustrated text details anatomy and operative treatment of sinonasal conditions such as nasal polyposis, chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), Samter’s triad, eosinophilic mucus CRS, exophthalmos, acute orbital hemorrhage, orbital subperiosteal abscess, and a wide array of tumors.

The fourth edition reflects simplified anatomical nomenclature published in 2016 by Wormald et al, including reclassification of cells in the frontal recess and the extent of surgery of frontal sinus surgery (EFSS). This enables clearer understanding of impacted anatomy, most notably the frontal sinus drainage pathways. New and revised evidence-based procedures include the mega-antrostomy and pre-lacrimal approach to the maxillary sinus and use of anterior based pedicled flaps for frontal drillout. Refinements in other surgical techniques include endoscopic medial maxillectomy and resection of sinonasal neoplasms.

  • Anatomy and surgical approaches elucidated through 1,000 images including CTs, illustrations, and diagrams
  • Exquisite dissections by Rowan Valentine, who worked in the anatomy laboratory of the late Albert L. Rhoton Jr., internationally renowned author, educator, brain anatomist, and neurosurgeon
  • Delineation of variations in frontal recess anatomy and difficult regions adjacent to the sinuses provides important surgical guidance
  • Seventy operative videos detail potential anatomical variations seen in the frontal sinuses, ancillary procedures such as DCR, orbital decompression, CSF leak closure, and skull base surgical approaches

This classic reference is a must-have for otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeons, as well as residents and fellows seeking a robust tutorial on the latest functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) techniques. It enables 3D understanding of diseased anatomy, associated surgical treatment decision making, and safer surgery.

 

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