The new edition of this landmark atlas and text builds on the strengths of the previous two editions, with step-by-step guidance to every surgical procedure in head and neck surgery. The book is lavishly illustrated in full colour, with almost 2,600 illustrations, over 2,100 of which are in full colour.
New chapters are included on genetics of head and neck cancer, rehabilitation after surgery, implants and prostheses and orbital tumours, and there are chapters reviewing other treatment options in the field (radiation therapy and medical oncology) as they relate to the overall management and outcome of the patient.
Further expanded chapters cover reconstruction after ablation and surgery of the larynx and trachea, and all new surgical techniques are included. Each chapter features short sections on complications and or procedure and outcome data from Dr Shah's renowned department at MSKCC is detailed throughout.
all aspects of head and neck surgery covered in detail
every type of tumor, both benign and malignant, is reviewed
also includes surgery for other head and neck disorders, such as tracheal stenosis
full intra-operative detail of each surgical procedure provides step-by-step guidance
liberally illustrated in full colour, giving extra clarity to intra-operative illustrations
sections on complications and pitfalls of surgery will be included for every surgical procedure
the only detailed, full-colour surgical atlas and text available in head and neck surgery
Outcome data from Shah's department at MSKCC will be included wherever possible.
Text expanded to include concise discussions of the principles of medical and radiation oncology treatment as it relates to the surgical management of tumours
Separate chapters on larynx and trachea
Greatly expanded chapter on reconstructive surgery, written by plastic surgeons
Detailed new chapter on rehabilitation of the patient, including voice restoration
New chapter on 'basic science' of H&N cancer; covers genetic markers of H&N cancer, prevention, progression and metastases and the future of gene therapy
All new surgical techniques discussed and illustrated in detail
New chapter on implants and prostheses
All graphs and many line illustrations re-drawn and revised
Separate sections on possible complications and pitfalls of each surgical procedure included in each chapter
References listed at the end of each chapter instead for ease of use.
"This book is excellent. The reader should be able to see and treat the surgical problems as the author does."
New England Journal of Medicine
"This text has a solid place in the head and neck surgeon s library."
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
"This is the most beautifully produced book...seen on a surgical topic in a long time"
Journal of Plastic Surgery
Dimensioni: 12.25 x 10.25 x 1.50 inch.
Pagine Arabe: 732