The Difficult Case in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery 1st Edition

Authoritative and lavishly illustrated, this book is a valuable compendiumof surgical techniques for the most comple ...

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Authoritative and lavishly illustrated, this book is a valuable compendium
of surgical techniques for the most complex oncologic problems in the head and
neck patient. It distills the author’s decades of experience in the surgical
management of cases in which the excision of complex lesions is difficult and
reconstruction is problematic.
In the first half of
the book, each chapter addresses cancer in a different region of the head and
Each chapter
provides discussion of etiology, pathology, pathophysiology, and surgical
anatomy, providing the necessary background for diagnostic evaluation, surgical
treatment as well as nonsurgical treatment, including chemotherapy and

  1. Additional chapters cover such important topics as care for the
  2. patient, radiotherapy, restoration secondary to tumor ablation, and

speech, voice, and swallowing implications following ablative procedures.

Detailed descriptions that guide the clinician through
each surgical procedure
Comprehensive discussion of management strategies that
provides clinicians with a solid understanding of the available treatments and
the possibilities and limitations of each
Nearly 1,000 high-quality illustrations, photographs,
and radiographic images that demonstrate pathologic and surgical concepts in
precise detail
Coverage of the latest techniques in skull base surgery
and laryngeal surgery
Valuable discussion of nursing care, nutrition, and
speech therapy

An essential resource for optimizing the care of patients with
advanced cancer, this book is ideal for clinicians and residents in
otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, oncology, and general surgery.

Edition: 1st Edition
ISBN: 0865779848
Posted on: 2/22/2017
Format: Pdf
Page Count: 560 Pages
Author: Paul Donald,: Paul J Donald,

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