Osteomyelitis of the Jaws / Edition 1

Osteomyelitis of the Jaws / Edition 1

by Robert E. Marx
     
 

“Osteomyelitis of the Jaws” is the first textbook of its kind covering exclusively all aspects of this challenging disease. A clear classification of osteomyelitis of the jaws is provided. Clinical presentation and diagnosis are meticulously described and illustrated. Radiological imaging from conventional radiographs to CT, MRI and PET diagnosis are

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“Osteomyelitis of the Jaws” is the first textbook of its kind covering exclusively all aspects of this challenging disease. A clear classification of osteomyelitis of the jaws is provided. 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 described in a clear way. All therapeutic modalities from surgery to antibiotic and hyperbaric oxygen therapy are comprehensively outlined and discussed. Each type of Osteomyelitis of the jaws are additionally described and illustrated in case reports giving this book a very practical approach to the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642066870
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
11/23/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
Pages:
315
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Osteomyelitis of the Jaws: Definition and Classification.- Diagnostic Imaging – Conventional Radiology, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.- Diagnostic Imaging – Scintigraphy.- Diagnostic Imaging – Positron Emission Tomography, Combined PET/CT Imaging.- Pathology of Osteomyelitis.- Microbiology.- Osteomyelitis Therapy – General Considerations and Surgical Therapy.- Osteomyelitis Therapy – Antibiotic Therapy.- Osteomyelitis Therapy – Hyperbaric Oxygen as an Adjunct in Treatment of Osteomyelitis of the Jaws.- Osteomyelitis of the Temporomandibular Joint.- Case Reports.

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