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Otologic Surgery

with Video, Expert Consult - Online and Print

Otologic Surgery—the third edition of this invaluable surgical reference—has been thoroughly updated to reflect the latest advances in the field and covers all aspects of surgery of the ear and skull base. Derald E. Brackmann, MD, Clough Shelton, MD, and Moises A. Arriaga, MD bring you seven new chapters on the hot topics of Cartilage Tympanoplasty, Reversible Canal Wall Down Mastiodectomy, Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome, Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery, Far Lateral Transcondylar Approach, Stereotactic Radiation Therapy, and Vascular Considerations in Neurotology. These extensive updates, along with the inclusion of new contributors and the elimination of redundant chapters, ensure that this book provides you with the essential information you need to choose and perform state-of-the-art surgical techniques. The companion web site at expertconsult.com features the fully searchable text, as well as a video library and question and answer section.



Published: October 2009

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-0864-2


  • TOC

    1. Otologic Instrumentation
    2. Canalplasty for Exostoses of the External Auditory Canal and Miscellaneous Auditory Canal Problems
    3. Malignancies of the Temporal Bone-Limited Temporal Bone Resection
    4. Malignancies of the Temporal Bone-Radical Temporal Bone Resection
    5. Cogenital Malformation of the External Auditory Canal and Middle Ear
    6. Surgery of Ventilation and Mucosal Disease
    7. Diagnosis and Management of the Patulous Eustachian Tube
    8. Office Management of Tympanic Membrane Perforation and the Draining Ear
    9. Tympanoplasty-Outer Surface Grafting Technique
    10. Cartilage Tympanoplasty
    11. Tympanoplasty-Undersurface Graft Technique: Transcanal Approach
    12. Tympanoplasty-Undersurface Graft Technique: Postauricular Approach
    13. Ossicular Reconstruction
    14. Canal Wall Reconstruction Tympanomastoidectomy
    15. Surgery of Acute Infections and Their Complications
    16. Mastoidectomy-Intact Canal Wall Procedure
    17. Mastoidectomy-Canal Wall Down Procedure
    18. Tympanoplasty-Staging and Use of Plastic
    19. Complications of Surgery for Chronic Otitis Media
    20. Dural Herniation and Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks
    21. Total Stapedectomy
    22. Laser Stapedectomy
    23. Partial Stapedectomy
    24. Laser Revision Stapedecomy
    25. Special Problems of Otosclerosis Surgery
    26. Avoidance and Management of Complications of Otosclerosis
    27. Perilymphatic Fistula
    28. Management of Bell’s Palsy and Ramsay Hunt Syndrome
    29. Traumatic Facial Paralysis
    30. Facial Nerve Tumors
    31. Surgery for Cochlear Implantation
    32. Implantable Hearing Devices
    33. The Bone-Anchored Cochlear Stimulator (Baha)
    34. Surgery of the Endolymphatic Sac
    35. Middle Cranial Fossa-Vestibular Neurectomy
    36. Retrolabyrinthine and Retrosigmoid Vestibular Neurectomy
    37. Translabyrinthine Vestibular Neurectomy
    38. Posterior Semicircular Canal Occlusion for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
    39. Cochleosacculotomy
    40. Transcanal Labyrinthectomy
    41. Chemical Treatment of the Labyrinth
    42. Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence Syndrome
    43. Overview of Transtemporal Skull Base Surgery
    44. Operations for Vascular Compressive Syndromes
    45. Drainage Procedures for Petrous Apex Legions
    46. Surgery for Glomus Tumors and Other Lesions of the Jugular Foramen
    47. Rehabilitation of Lower Cranial Nerve Deficits after Neurotologic Skull Base Surgery
    48. Middle Fossa Approach
    49. Translabyrinthine Approach
    50. Retrosigmoid Approach to Tumors of the Cerebellopontine Angle
    51. Transotic Approach
    52. Transcochlear Approach to Cerebellopontine Angle Lesions
    53. Extended Middle Cranial Fossa Approach
    54. Anterior and Subtemporal Approaches to the Infratemporal Fossa
    55. Endoscopic Endonasal Approaches to the Skull Base and Paranasal Sinuses
    56. Petrosal Approach
    57. Neurofibromatosis
    58. Auditory Implants for the Central Nervous System
    59. Extreme Lateral Infrajugular Transcondylar Approach for Resection of Skull Base Tumors
    60. Management of Postoperative Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks
    61. Care of the Eye in Facial Paralysis
    62. Hypoglossal Facial Anastomisis
    63. Facial Reanimation Techniques
    64. Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring
    65. Stereotactic Radiosurgery of Skull Base Tumors
    66. Vascular Considerations in Neurotologic Surgery


    Video TOC


    Exostosis Repair

    Temporal Bone Resection - Limited Temporal Bone Resection

    Congenital Atresia

    Patulous Eustachian Tube Reconstruction with Cartilage Graft Implants


    Cartilage Perichondrium Island Flap

    Cartilage Palisade Technique

    Tympanoplasty The Undersurface Graft Technique Transcanal Approach

    Tympanoplasty (The Otology Group)

    Incus Bridge Prosthesis

    Ossicular Chain Reconstruction PORP1

    Canal Wall Reconstruction Typmpanomastoidectomy

    Mastoidectomy- Intact Canal Wall


    Canal Wall Down.

    Dural Defect Repair

    Right Lateral Canal Fistula Repair

    Right Sigmoid Sinus


    Laser Stapedotomy

    Revision Stapedectomy

    Eroded Incus- Lippy Prothesis

    Primary Scrapectomy

    Laser Stapedotomy

    Facial nerve Tumor

    Left Pediatric Cochlear Implant

    Soft Tissue Handling in Baha Surgery

    Endolymphatic Mastoid Shunt

    Endoscopic Assisted Left Suboccipital Vestibular Neurectomy

    Right Retrolabyrinthine and Left Retrosigmoid Vestibular Neurectomy

    Transmastoid Semicircular Canal Occlusion

    Posterior Canal Occlusion for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

    Partial Labyrinthectomy for Skull Base Exposure

    Transmastoid Superior Canal Occlusion for Dehiscence

    Infracochlear Drainage of Petrous Apex Cholesterol Granuloma

    Infratemporal Fossa Approach to Glomus Jugulare

    Left Middle Fossa Acoustic Tumor

    Translabyrinthe Craniotomy

    Right Retro Sigmoid Craniotomy

    Transotic Approach

    Endoscopic Endonasal Approaches to the Skull Base

    Surgical Placement of the Nucleus Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI)

    Blind Sac Closure of the Ear Canal and Obliteration of the Eustachian Tube

    Hypoglossal Facial Anastomosis









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