Osteomyelitis of the Jaws / Edition 1

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Overview

Osteomyelitis of the Jaws is the first textbook of its kind that exclusively covers all aspects of this challenging disease. A clear classification of osteomyelitis of the jaws is provided and followed throughout the textbook. Clinical presentation and diagnosis are meticulously described and illustrated. Radiological imaging from conventional radiographs to CT, MRI, and PET diagnosis are outlined for all types of osteomyelitis of the jaws. Pathology and pathophysiology of this disease are clearly described. All therapeutic modalities from surgery to antibiotic and hyperbaric oxygen therapy are comprehensively outlined and discussed. Each type of osteomyelitis of the jaws is additionally described and illustrated in case reports giving this book a very practical approach to the subject.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642066870
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 11/23/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 316
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword XV

Chapter 1 Introduction Marc Baltensperger Gerold Eyrich 1

Chapter 2 Osteomyelitis of the Jaws: Definition and Classification Marc Baltensperger Gerold Eyrich 5

Chapter 3 Diagnostic Imaging-Conventional Radiology, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Bernhard Schuknecht 57

Chapter 4 Diagnostic Imaging-Scintigraphy Nicolas Hardt Bernhard Hofer Marc Baltensperger 95

Chapter 5 Diagnostic Imaging-Positron Emission Tomography, Combined PET/CT Imaging Andrej Terzic Gerhard Goerres 113

Chapter 6 Pathology of Osteomyelitis Elisabeth Bruder Gernot Jundt Gerold Eyrich 121

Chapter 7 Microbiology Reinhard Zbinden 135

Chapter 8 Osteomyelitis Therapy-General Considerations and Surgical Therapy Marc Baltensperger Gerold Eyrich 145

Chapter 9 Osteomyelitis Therapy-Antibiotic Therapy Werner Zimmerli 179

Chapter 10 Osteomyelitis Therapy-Hyperbaric Oxygen as an Adjunct in Treatment of Osteomyelitis of the Jaws Jorg Schmutz 191

Chapter 11 Osteomyelitis of the Temporomandibular Joint Michael Kaufmann Joachim Obwegeser 205

Chapter 12 Case Reports Marc Baltensperger Gerold Eyrich Klaus Gratz Nicolas Hardt Michael Kaufmann Richard Lebeda Joachim Obwegeser 215

Subject Index 307

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