Atlas of Head and Neck Surgery

1st Edition

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  • James Cohen
  • Gary Clayman
  • Key Features

    • Understand how to proceed thanks to an abundance of explicit illustrations and detailed text that take you from one step to the next.
    • Quickly find the information you need to make confident decisions. Relevant indications/contraindications, pre-operative considerations, and post operative management are presented in an easily accessible format.
    • Discern the nuances and understand the differences between standard operations and alternate techniques. Experts debate each procedure offering insightful explanations, rationale, and tips for avoiding complications.
    • Master new procedures such as video-assisted thyroid and parathyroid surgeries; transoral laser surgeries; and robotic surgeries. Section editor F. Christopher Holsinger, MD, FACS, is at the forefront of many of these techniques, some of which are being illustrated for the first time here.
    • Learn from some of the very best - Experts from the MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) share their innovative approaches to the surgical techniques and complications management most frequently seen in practice.
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    • Understand specific variations in anatomy as they apply to each procedure.

    Table of Contents

    1 Clinical Diagnostic Nasopharyngoscopy

    2 Diagnostic Clinical Pharyngoscopy and Laryngoscopy

    3 Operative Pharyngoscopy and Laryngoscopy

    4 Operative Esophagoscopy and Percutaneous Gastrostomy

    5 Operative Bronchoscopy

    6 Tracheotomy

    7 Laryngotracheal Reconstruction for Subglottic and Proximal Tracheal Stenosis

    8 Cricotracheal Resection for Subglottic Stenosis

    9 Surgery for Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis

    10 Excision of Saccular Cysts and Laryngoceles

    11 Drainage of Deep Space Neck Infections

    12 Thyroglossal Duct Cyst Excision (Sistrunk Procedure)

    13 Branchial Cleft Cyst Excision

    14 Operations on the Cervical Esophagus and Cervical Spine

    15 Cricopharyngeal Myotomy and Surgical Management of Zenker’s Diverticulum

    16 Defatting Tracheotomy

    17 Radical Neck Dissection

    18 Modified Radical Neck Dissection

    19 Selective Neck Dissection, Levels I-III (Supraomohyoid Neck Dissection)

    20 Selective Neck Dissection, Levels I-IV and II-IV (Anterolateral and Lateral Neck Dissection)

    21 Posterolateral Neck Dissection

    22 Retropharyngeal Lymph Node Dissection

    23 Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

    24 Superficial Parotidectomy

    25 Submandibular Gland Excision

    26 Excision of Ranula

    27 Parapharyngeal Space Tumor

    28 Resection of Carotid Body Tumor

    29 Transoral Resections

    30 Extended Approaches to the Oropharynx: Mandibular Swing and Cheek Flap

    31 Transoral Robotic Surgery

    32 Composite Resection with Segmental Mandibulectomy

    33 Transhyoid and Lateral Pharyngotomy

    34 Exam Under Anesthesia For the Patient with Cancer: Direct Laryngopharyngoscopy and Mucosal Tatouage

    35 Horizontal Supraglottic Laryngectomy

    36 Supracricoid Partial Laryngectomy with Cricohyoidopexy or Cricohyoidoepiglottopexy

    37 Total Laryngectomy



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