Sinus Surgery: Endoscopic and Microscopic Approaches

Sinus Surgery: Endoscopic and Microscopic Approaches

by Howard L. Levine, M. Pais Clemente

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Sinus Surgery: Endoscopic and Microscopic Approaches by Howard L. Levine

Taking a practical, ''in the trenches approach'' to diagnosing and treating nasal and sinus disorders, this book offers the expertise of world-renowned otolaryngologists-head and neck surgeons. From physiology and immunology of the sinuses to anatomic considerations and new radiologic techniques, the book covers all the topics the specialist must master in everyday practice. It includes more than 450 clear illustrations for easy visualization of complex sinus anatomy. In-depth discussions of minimally invasive, laser, stereotactic, and combined endoscopic and microscopic techniques make this text a complete, ''how-to'' guide to endoscopic sinus surgery. You will also find guidelines for acquiring the technical skills for handling endoscopes and other instrumentation in the nose. Carefully organized to provide you easy access to the information you need, this resource is essential for accurate diagnosis, presurgical planning, choice of surgical procedure, and best outcomes. Especially useful for beginners, it is the reference all practitioners will reach for before undertaking a procedure.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588905840
Publisher: Thieme
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 344
File size: 15 MB
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About the Author

Co-Director, Cleveland Nasal, Sinus, and Sleep Center, Marymount Outpatient Care Center, Cleveland Ear, Nose and Throat Center, Inc., Cleveland, OH, USA
Professor and Chairman, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Porto University School of Medicine, Hospital S. Joao, Chairman, Center for Optical Technologies (CETO), Chairman National Council on Smoking Prevention, Porto, Portugal

Table of Contents

1Surgical Anatomy of the Paranasal Sinus1
2Physiology of the Paranasal Sinuses57
3Imaging of the Paranasal Sinuses64
4Diagnosis and Management of Rhinosinusitis90
5The Relationships of Allergy and Asthma to Rhinosinusitis: Epidemiological, Mechanistic, and Clinical100
6Rhinosinusitis in Immunocompromised Hosts113
7Pediatric Rhinosinusitis121
8Headache and Rhinosinusitis132
9The Medical and Surgical Management of Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis141
10Surgical Approaches: Endonasal Endoscopic148
11Combined Microscopic and Endoscopic Technique (COMET Surgery)162
12Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Sinus Surgery with Powered Instrumentation207
13Stereotactic Surgery219
14The Frontal Sinus: The Endoscopic Approach231
15aLasers and Nasal and Sinus Surgery: KTP/532 Laser and Nasal and Sinus Surgery241
15bNd:YAG Laser and the Treatment of Nasal and Sinus Pathology245
16Outcome and Results in the Surgical Management of Rhinosinusitis256
17Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery260
18Complications, Management, and Avoidance269
19Ophthalmologic Complications of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery285
20The Diagnosis of Allergic Fungal Sinusitis290
21Meningoencephaloceles and Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak300
22Endoscopic Orbital Decompression306
24Anesthesia for Sinus Surgery316
25Postoperative Care of the Patient Undergoing Endoscopic Sinus Surgery322
26Nursing Care for Outpatient Endoscopic Sinus Surgery325

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