Atlas of Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery

1st Edition

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  • James Palmer
  • Alexander Chiu
  • Key Features

    • Benefit from the extensive knowledge and experience of leaders in the field as they walk you through endoscopic approaches to chronic sinus disease, nasal polyps, pituitary tumors, cerebrospinal fluid leaks, sinonasal tumors, and much more.
    • Employ state-of-the-art techniques in your practice, from septoplasty and sphenoethmoidectomy to extended frontal sinus procedures, endoscopic craniofacial resections, balloon dilation, and complex skull base reconstructions.
    • Visualize every step of each procedure thanks to high-definition, intraoperative endoscopic photos paired with detailed, labeled anatomic illustrations.
    • Achieve optimal patient care before, during, and after surgery with detailed information on relevant anatomy and surgical indications, instrumentation, potential pitfalls, and post-operative considerations.
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    Table of Contents

    Part I: Nasal Surgery

    1. Septoplasty

    2. Septodermoplasty

    3. Inferior and Middle Turbinates

    4. Sphenopalatine

    5. Anterior/Posterior Ethmoid Artery Ligation

    6. Choanal Atresia Repair


    Part II: Basics of Primary Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

    7. Maximal Medical Management of Chronic Rhinosinusitis: Preoperative Preparation and Positioning

    8. Maxillary Antrostomy

    9. Partial and Complete Ethmoidectomy

    10. Sphenoidotomy

    11. Frontal Recess Dissections

    12. Post-operative Debridement

    13. Balloon Dilatation of the Maxillary, Frontal, and Sphenoid Sinuses

    Part III: Basics of Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery for Inflammatory Disease

    14. Completion sphenoethmoidectomy

      15. Extended Frontal Recess Dissections: Draf IIb and III

    16. Modified Medial Maxillectomy

    17. Extended Sphenoid Sinus Antrostomy

    Part IV: Orbital Surgery

    18. DCR

    19. Orbital Decompression

    20. Optic Nerve Decompression

    Part V: Sinonasal Tumors

    21. Endoscopic Medial Maxillectomy with Internal Maxillary Artery Ligation

    22. Pterygopalatine/Pterygomaxillary Fossa

    23. Approach for JNA


    24. Craniofacial Resection for Anterior Skull Base Tumors


    Part VI: Skull Base Reconstruction

    25. Cribiform Plate CSF/Encepholocele Repair

    26. Sphenoid Sinus CSF Leak and Encepholocele Repair

    27. Large Skull Base Defect Reconstruction with and without Pedicled Flaps

    Part VII: Other Skull Base Approaches

    28. Pituitary

    29. Endoscopic Transplanum and Sellar Approach

    30. Clivus

    Part VIII: Combined Endoscopic and Open Approaches – Frontal Sinus

    31. Trephine

    32. Osteoplastic Flap with and withou


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