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Cummings Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery Online

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The most definitive source for otolaryngology - head and neck surgery knowledge is back in an all new package platform -- on the web! Now you can access the entire content of the multivolume textbook wherever and whenever. Quickly search for the information that you need, without having to carry (and possibly damage!) pesky CDs and DVDs. Once purchased, you will receive a web-start CD-ROM with an access code and instructions on how to register for Cummings Online. Web site bonus material includes:

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Published: November 2004

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-03066-3


  • VOLUME 1

    Part 1: General Considerations in Head and Neck

    1. History, Physical Examination, and the Preoperative Evaluation
    2. Overview of Diagnostic Imaging of the Head and Neck
    3. Biophysiology and Clinical Considerations in Radiotherapy
    4. Chemotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer
    5. Skin Flap Physiology and Wound Healing
    6. Free Tissue Transfer
    7. Laser Surgery: Basic Principles and Safety Considerations
    8. General Considerations of Anesthesia and Management of the Difficult Airway
    9. Allergy and Immunology of the Upper Airway
    10. Head and Neck Manifestations of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
    11. Special Considerations in Managing Geriatric Patients
    12. Genetics and Otolaryngology
    13. Fundamentals of Molecular Biology and Gene Therapy
    14. Molecular Biology of Head and Neck Cancer
    15. Outcomes Research in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    16. Interpreting Medical Data
    17. Pain Management in the Head and Neck Patient
    18. Integrating Palliative and Curative Care Strategies in the Practice of Otolaryngology
    19. Graphics and Digital Imaging for Otolaryngologists
    20. Medical Informatics and Telemedicine

    Part 2: Face

    21. Aesthetic Facial Analysis
    22. Recognition and Treatment of Skin Lesions
    23. Management of Head and Neck Melanoma
    24. Scar Revision and Camouflage
    25. Facial Trauma: Soft Tissue Lacerations and Burns
    26. Maxillofacial Trauma
    27. Reconstruction of Facial Defects
    28. Hair Restoration: Medical and Surgical Techniques
    29. Management of Aging Skin
    30. Rhytidectomy
    31. Management of the Aging Brow and Forehead
    32. Management of the Aging Periorbital Area
    33. Suction-assisted Lipocontouring
    34. Mentoplasty and Facial Implants
    35. Rehabilitation of Facial Paralysis
    36. Otoplasty

    VOLUME 2

    Part 3: Nose

    37. Physiology of Olfaction
    38. Evaluation of Nasal Breathing Function with Objective Airway Testing
    39. Manifestations of Systemic Diseases of the Nose
    40. Epistaxis
    41. Nasal Fractures
    42. Allergic Rhinitis
    43. Non-allergic Rhinitis
    44. The Nasal Septum
    45. Rhinoplasty
    46. Special Rhinoplasty Techniques
    47. Revision Rhinoplasty
    48. Reconstructive Rhinoplasty

    Part 4: Paranasal Sinuses

    49. Radiology of the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses
    50. Infectious Causes of Rhinosinusitis
    51. Neoplasms
    52. Medical Management of Nasosinus Infectious and Inflammatory Disease
    53. Primary Sinus Surgery
    54. Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
    55. Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea

    Part 5: Salivary Glands

    56. Physiology of the Salivary Glands
    57. Diagnostic Imaging of Salivary Glands
    58. Inflammatory Disorders of the Salivary Glands
    59. Trauma of the Salivary Glands
    60. Benign Neoplasms of the Salivary Glands
    61. Malignant Neoplasms of the Salivary Glands

    Part 6: Oral Cavity/ Pharynx/Esophagus

    62. Oral Physiology
    63. Mechanisms of Normal and Abnormal Swallowing
    64. Oral Mucosal Lesions
    65. Oral Manifestations of Systemic Diseases
    66. Odontogenesis and Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors
    67. Odontogenic Infections
    68. Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
    69. Benign Tumors and Tumor-like Lesions of the Oral Cavity
    70. Malignant Neoplasms of the Oral Cavity
    71. Reconstruction of the Mandible and Maxilla
    72. Maxillofacial Prosthetics: Management of Acquired Head and Neck Defects and the Radiation Oncology Patient
    73. Benign and Malignant Tumors of the Nasopharynx
    74. Pharyngitis in Adults
    75. Sleep Apnea and Sleep-disordered Breathing
    76. Malignant Neoplasms of the Oropharynx
    77. Reconstruction of the Oropharynx
    78. Diagnostic Imaging of the Pharynx and Esophagus
    79. Endoscopy of the Pharynx and Esophagus
    80. The Esophagus
    81. Zenker's Diverticulum
    82. Neoplasms of the Hypopharynx and Cervical Esophagus
    83. Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy of Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Hypopharynx and Esophagus
    84. Reconstruction of the Hypopharynx and Esophagus

    Part 7: Larynx/Trachea/Bronchus

    85. A. Laryngeal and Pharyngeal Function
    85. B. Evaluation and Management of Hyperfunctional Disorders
    86. Visual documentation of Larynx
    87. Voice Analysis
    88. Diagnostic Imaging of the Larynx
    89. Neurologic Evaluation of the Larynx and Pharynx
    90. Laryngeal and Tracheal Manifestations of Systemic Disease
    91. Chronic Aspiration
    92. Laryngeal and Esophageal Trauma
    93. Surgical Management of Upper Airway Stenosis
    94. The Professional Voice
    95. Benign Vocal Fold Mucosal Disorders
    96. Medialization Thyroplasty
    97. Arytenoid Adduction
    98. Laryngeal Reinnervation
    99. Malignant Tumors of the Larynx
    100. Management of Early Glottic Cancer
    101. Transoral Laser Microresection of Advanced Laryngeal Tumors
    102. Conservation Laryngeal Surgery
    103. Total Laryngectomy and Laryngopharyngectomy
    104. Radiation Therapy for the Larynx and Hypopharynx
    105. Vocal Rehabilitation Following Laryngectomy
    106. Management of the Impaired Airway in the Adult
    107. Tracheobronchial Endoscopy
    108. Diagnosis and Management of Tracheal Neoplasms
    109. Upper Airway Manifestations of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    VOLUME 3

    Part 8: Neck

    110. Deep Neck Infection
    111. Blunt and Penetrating Trauma to the Neck
    112. Differential Diagnosis of Neck Masses
    113. Primary Neoplasms of the Neck
    114. Lymphomas presenting in the Head and Neck
    115. Radiation Therapy and Management of the Cervical Lymph Nodes
    116. Neck Dissection
    117. Surgical Complications of the Neck

    Part 9: Thyroid/Parathyroid

    118. Disorders of the Thyroid Gland
    119. Management of Thyroid Neoplasms
    120. Surgical Management of Parathyroid Disorders
    121. Management of Thyroid Eye Disease (Graves' Ophthalmology)

    Part 10: General

    122. Anatomy of the Skull Base, Temporal Bone, External Ear, and Middle Ear
    123. Neural Plasticity in Otology
    124. Tinnitus and Hyperacusis
    125. Management of Temporal Bone Trauma
    126. Otologic Symptoms and Syndromes
    127. Otologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease
    128. Noise-induced Hearing Loss
    129. Autoimmune Inner-Ear Disease
    130. Vestibular and Auditory Ototoxicity
    131. Pharmacologic Treatment of the Cochelea and Labyrinth

    Part 11: Infectious Processes

    132. Infections of the External Ear
    133. Chronic Otitis Media, Mastoiditis, and Petrositis
    134. Complications of Temporal Bone Infections
    135. Infections of the Labyrinth
    136. Tympanoplasty and Ossiculoplasty
    137. Mastoidectomy

    Part 12: Vestibular System

    138. Anatomy of Vestibular End-organs and Neural Pathways
    139. Principles of Applied Vestibular Physiology
    140. Evaluation of the Patient with Dizziness
    141. Imbalance and Falls in the Elderly
    142. Meniere's Disease and Other Peripheral Vestibular Disorders
    143. Central Vestibular Disorders
    144. Surgery for Vestibular Disorders
    145. Vestibular and Balance Rehabilitation Therapy: Program Essentials

    Part 13: Facial Nerve

    146. Tests of the Facial Nerve Function
    147. Clinical Disorders of the Facial Nerve
    148. Intratemporal Facial Nerve Surgery

    VOLUME 4

    Part 14: Auditory System

    149. Cochlear Anatomy and Central Auditory Pathways
    150. Molecular Basis of Auditory Pathology
    151. Electrophysiologic Assessment of Hearing
    152. Diagnostic and Rehabilitative Audiology
    153. Auditory Neuropathy
    154. Evaluation and Surgical Treatment of Conductive Hearing Loss
    155. Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Evaluation and Management in Adults
    156. Otosclerosis
    157. Surgically-implantable Hearing Aids

    Part 15: Cochlear Implants

    158. Patient Evaluation and Device Selection for Cochlear Implantation
    159. Medical and Surgical Considerations in Cochlear Implants
    160. Cochlear Implants: Results, Outcomes, and Rehabilitation

    Part 16: Skull Base

    161. Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology
    162. Temporal Bone Neoplasms and Lateral Cranial Base Surgery
    163. Extra-axial Neoplasms Involving the Anterior and Middle Cranial Fossa
    164. Surgery of the Anterior and Middle Cranial Base
    165. Extra-axial Neoplasms of the Posterior Fossa
    166. The Multichannel Auditory Brainstem Implant
    167. Transnasal Endoscopic-assisted Surgery of the Skull Base
    168. Intraoperative Monitoring of Cranial Nerves in Neurotologic Surgery
    169. Radiation Therapy of the Crainal (Skull) Base

    Part 17: Pediatric Otolaryngology

    170. General Considerations
    171. Developmental Anatomy
    172. Anesthesia
    173. Characteristics of Normal and Abnormal Postnatal Craniofacial Growth and Development
    174. Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations of the Head and Neck
    175. Craniofacial Surgery for Congenital and Acquired Deformities
    176. Cleft Lip and Palate
    177. Velopharyngeal Dysfunction
    178. Congenital Malformations of the Nose
    179. Pediatric Chronic Sinusitis
    180. Salivary Gland Diseases
    181. Pharyngitis and Adenotonsillar Disease
    182. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children
    183. Pediatric Head and Neck Malignancies
    184. Differential Diagnosis of Neck Masses
    185. Congenital Disorders of the Larynx
    186. Managing the Stridulous Child
    187. Glottic and Subglottic Stenosis
    188. Gastroesophageal Reflux and Laryngeal Disease
    189. Aspiration and Swallowing Disorders
    190. Voice Disorders
    191. Congenital Disorders of the Trachea
    192. Tracheal Stenosis
    193. Caustic Ingestion
    194. Foreign Bodies of the Airway and Esophagus
    195. Infections of the Airway
    196. Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis
    197. Early Detection and Diagnosis of Infant Hearing Impairment
    198. Congenital Malformations of the Inner Ear
    199. Reconstruction Surgery of the Ear:
    199. A. Microtia Reconstruction
    199. B. Auditory Canal and Tympanuum
    200. Acute Otitis Media and Otitis Media with Effusion
    201. Genetic Sensorineural Hearing Loss
    202. Pediatric Facial Fractures


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