Manual of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: and its Extended Applications [NOOK Book]

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By focusing on how to establish clear indications for surgery and how to improve surgical approaches in endoscopic paranasal sinus surgery, this practical operating manual appeals to the beginner as well as to the practicing surgeon. Techniques covered range from simple procedures to the most advanced applications, including tumor and trauma surgery, and procedures involving the anterior skull base.Based on their clinical and considerable teaching experience, the authors have chosen an approach that responds ...
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Manual of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: and its Extended Applications

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Overview

By focusing on how to establish clear indications for surgery and how to improve surgical approaches in endoscopic paranasal sinus surgery, this practical operating manual appeals to the beginner as well as to the practicing surgeon. Techniques covered range from simple procedures to the most advanced applications, including tumor and trauma surgery, and procedures involving the anterior skull base.Based on their clinical and considerable teaching experience, the authors have chosen an approach that responds directly to patients concerns and which is set within a simple framework based on the questions of Who? When? Why? and How?:Who? offers guidelines on patient selection and dealing with patients' expectations,When? discusses optimizing the diagnosis and medical management as well as the timing of surgery,Why? evaluates realistic surgical goals with regard to patients' symptoms and their quality of life,How? describes surgical techniques step-by-step, explains terminology, discusses surgical modifications and alternatives, and offers guidelines for the management of complications.Nearly 1,000 illustrations of exceptional quality and a 3-hour DVD of surgical procedures and interviews with patients supplement the step-by-step instructions and practical tips in the text.
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Editorial Reviews

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The photography is outstanding and is enhanced even more by the excellent printing typical of Thieme books. The pice de rsistance of this book is the DVD. ...Recommend[ed]. [The book] covers the gamut of the field for the novice to the more advanced sinus surgeon. The authors are excellent teachers and this comes across in their current efforts.--The LaryngoscopeProvides an extensively illustrated, step-by-step approach to...procedures in endoscopic sinus surgery...a very useful step-by-step illustrative atlas of endoscopic sinus surgery...combined use of photography and schematic illustrations effectively depict surgical technique. --Doody's Book ReviewExperienced surgeons Simmen and Jones guide the reader from the fundamentals to advanced techniques. --SciTech Book News
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Reviewer: Joseph Ron Raviv, MD (Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine)
Description: This book provides an extensively illustrated, step-by-step approach to the operative procedures in endoscopic sinus surgery.
Purpose: The authors' purpose is to share their extensive experiences with sinus surgery. The authors have assembled a logical, step-by-step approach to the operative procedures in endoscopic sinus surgery. An extensive collection of images and illustrations demonstrate all facets of a wide range of procedures.
Audience: The book is written as a manual geared to assist all medical professionals wishing to learn more about the full range of paranasal sinus and skull base surgery. It is particularly useful for otolaryngology residents seeking a sinonasal endoscopy surgical atlas.
Features: Several chapters are devoted to the guidelines on optimizing diagnosis and management of sinonasal disease and patient selection for endoscopic surgery. It then delves into all facets of endoscopic sinus surgery, from tips on operating room setup to advanced skull base procedures. A DVD with operative procedures is included with the book.
Assessment: The authors have done a great job of providing a very useful step-by-step illustrative atlas of endoscopic sinus surgery. The combined use of photography and schematic illustrations effectively depict surgical techniques that can be otherwise difficult to conceptualize.

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588906793
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 300
  • File size: 47 MB
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Meet the Author

Professor, ENT Center, The Hirslanden Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland

Professor, Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Queens Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham, UK

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Table of Contents

1 Principles of practice 1
2 Who? : patient selection 10
3 When? : optimizing diagnosis, medical treatment, and timing of surgery 22
4 Why? : goals of surgery in patients with rhinosinusitis 40
5 How? : operative procedures : a step-by-step safe and logical approach 50
6 An endoscopic tour : endoscopic examination, anatomical variations, and specific conditions 106
7 The place of radiology 121
8 Preoperative checklist 130
9 Patient consent and information 144
10 Perioperative aids 148
11 Hints 169
12 Preventing and dealing with complications 171
13 Postoperative management 189
14 Selected procedures 194
15 Skull base surgery 240
16 The way forward 280
App Information for patients 285
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