Author: Michael C. Joiner,Albert van der Kogel
Publisher: CRC Press
Basic Clinical Radiobiology is a concise but comprehensive textbook setting out the essentials of the science and clinical application of radiobiology for those seeking accreditation in radiation oncology, clinical radiation physics, and radiation technology. Fully revised and updated to keep abreast of current developments in radiation biology and radiation oncology, this fifth edition continues to present in an interesting way the biological basis of radiation therapy, discussing the basic principles and significant developments that underlie the latest attempts to improve the radiotherapeutic management of cancer. This new edition is highly illustrated with attractive 2-colour presentation and now includes new chapters on stem cells, tissue response and the convergence of radiotherapy, radiobiology, and physics. It will be invaluable for FRCR (clinical oncology) and equivalent candidates, SpRs (and equivalent) in radiation oncology, practicing radiation oncologists and radiotherapists, as well as radiobiologists and radiotherapy physicists.
Author: Neil R. Miller,Frank Burton Walsh,William Fletcher Hoyt
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Thoroughly revised and updated for its Sixth Edition, this classic work is the most comprehensive reference on diagnosis and treatment of neuro-ophthalmologic diseases. This edition has two new editors—Valérie Biousse, MD and John B. Kerrison, MD—and has been streamlined from five volumes into three tightly edited volumes with a sharper focus on patient management. Coverage includes major updates on genetics of diseases, new diagnostic techniques, and the newest treatment options. This second volume covers tumors, the phacomatoses, and vascular disease. Volume 1 covers the visual sensory system, the autonomic nervous system, the ocular motor system, the eyelid, facial pain and headache, and nonorganic disease. Volume 3 covers degenerative, metabolic, infectious, inflammatory, and demyelinating diseases.
Vol 2: Pain, Treatment, Injury, Disease and Future Directions
Author: R. Shane Tubbs,Elias Rizk,Mohammadali M. Shoja,Marios Loukas,Nicholas Barbaro,Robert J. Spinner
Publisher: Academic Press
Nerves and Nerve Injuries is a must-have for clinicians and researchers dealing with the Peripheral Nervous System and neuropathy. An indispensable work for anyone studying the nerves or treating patients with nerve injuries, these books will become the ‘go to’ resource in the field. The nerves are treated in a systematic manner, discussing details such as their anatomy (both macro- and microscopic), physiology, examination (physical and imaging), pathology, and clinical and surgical interventions. The authors contributing their expertise are international experts on the subject. The books cover topics from detailed nerve anatomy and embryology to cutting-edge knowledge related to treatment, disease and mathematical modeling of the nerves. Nerves and Nerve Injuries Volume 2 focuses on pain, treatment, injury, disease and future directions in the field. This volume also addresses new information regarding neural interfaces, stem cells, medical and surgical treatments, and medical legal issues following nerve injury. Most up-to-date comprehensive overview available on nerves and nerve injuries Comprehensive coverage of nerve injuries on bones, joints, muscles, and motor function; and offers an approach to the treatment of nerve injuries Edited work with chapters authored by leaders in the field around the globe – the broadest, most expert coverage available Covers surgical exposure of the nerves including technical aspects of nerve repair and medicinal treatment of nerve injuries Discusses the future of our understanding of the nerves including axonal modeling, synthetic interfaces and brain changes following nerve injury
Issues in Otorholaryngology, Audiology, and Speech Pathology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Otorholaryngology, Audiology, and Speech Pathology Research and Practice. The editors have built Issues in Otorholaryngology, Audiology, and Speech Pathology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Otorholaryngology, Audiology, and Speech Pathology Research and Practice in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Otorholaryngology, Audiology, and Speech Pathology Research and Practice: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.
Author: Phillip A. Wackym,Dale H. Rice,Steven D. Schaefer
Written by the foremost experts in their subspecialties, this comprehensive text/atlas describes current endoscopic techniques in all areas of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. Coverage includes otology, neuro-otology, cranial base surgery, paranasal sinus surgery, head and neck/plastic and reconstructive surgery, laryngology, and broncho-esophagology. The book focuses on detailed methods that will help general otolaryngologists and subspecialists adopt the techniques into practice. The authors discuss the treatment advantages and limitations of each technique. Complementing the text are more than 500 full-color intraoperative endoscopic photographs, as well as grayscale endoscopic photographs, patient positioning photographs, equipment photographs, and drawings.
Author: John C Watkinson,Ray W Clarke
Publisher: CRC Press
Scott-Brown's Otorhinolaryngology is used the world over as the definitive reference for trainee ENT surgeons, audiologists and trainee head and neck surgeons, as well as specialists who need detailed, reliable and authoritative information on all aspects of ear, nose and throat disease and treatment. Key points: accompanied by a fully searchable electronic edition, making it more accessible, containing the same content as the print edition, with operative videos and references linked to Medline highly illustrated in colour throughout to aid understanding updated by an international team of editors and contributors evidence-based guidelines will help you in your clinical practice features include key points, best clinical practice guidelines, details of the search strategies used to prepare the material and suggestions for future research new Endocrine section. Scott-Brown will provide trainee surgeons (ENT and Head and Neck), audiologists and ENT physicians with quick access to relevant information about clinical conditions, and provide them with a starting point for further research. The accompanying electronic edition, enhanced with operative videos, will enable both easy reference and accessibility on the move.
Author: Yosef P. Krespi
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
This reference provides comprehensive coverage of complications in such areas as anesthesia, tracheostomy, radiation therapy, blood vessels, and infection. Expert contributors discuss operative complications, management of medical complications of head and neck surgery, complications of tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, cartoid artery ligation, laryngeal surgery, facial trauma, microsurgery, and more.
Author: Ugo Fisch,John Scott May
Praise for this book:Written by a master in his field...can be regarded as the standard reference and surgical guide for this subject.--The Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of EnglandThis successor to the author's standard-setting, problem-solving manual on tympanoplasty contains step-by-step illustrations of surgical techniques that have proven valuable during 30 years of experience. The illustrations were drawn by the author himself and provide the details essential for a firm understanding of each procedure. The book describes the principles underlying the surgical techniques in detail, and results are presented and discussed.Features: Updated coverage of titanium prostheses, new meatoplasty techniques, malleostapedotomy, cochlear implants, and the use of imaging techniques for planning and evaluating surgical procedures Bullet-point lists of surgical highlights 850 simple line drawings to demonstrate technical manuevers and surgical concepts in a step-by-step fashion
Endocrine, Neuro-Ophthalmologic, and Surgical Management
Author: Theodore H. Schwartz,Vijay K. Anand
Offering the unique dual perspective of neurosurgeons and otolaryngologists, Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery: Endocrine, Neuro-Ophthalmologic and Surgical Management describes both cutting-edge endoscopic techniques and tried-and-true decision-making methodologies that lead to the most successful outcomes. From choosing the right surgical or non-surgical approach for individual patients, to managing complex endocrine and neuro-ophthalmologic issues, this is the first major reference in the field in nearly a decade, making it the go-to guide for all interdisciplinary specialists who treat pituitary tumors.Special Features: Step-by-step descriptions of the newest endoscopic pituitary and skull base procedures, ensuring that specialists have full mastery of techniques for different tumor types in this surgically challenging area The clinical wisdom and perspectives of the masters of pituitary surgery, who share insights on patient selection, endoscopic versus open procedures, medical management, and much more Operative pearls from both neurosurgeons and otolaryngologists Compelling discussions of the pros and cons of various procedures (e.g., the utility of intraoperative MRI in pituitary surgery cases) Inclusion of detail-revealing 3D endoscopic images (complete with 3D glasses) Rationale for a collaborative neurosurgery--otolaryngology team approach to developing and implementing the most innovative endoscopic and skull base techniques Enhanced by hundreds of images, decision-making algorithms, and clinical pearls from experts on each tumor type, Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery is a comprehensive guide representing the current palette of available treatment options. It is indispensable for residents in training as well as for practicing neurosurgeons and otolaryngologists who are making the transition to the newest minimally invasive endoscopic procedures in the treatment of pituitary lesions.
Author: Francoise Firmin,Joseph R. Dusseldorp,Alexandre Marchac
This book details the surgical techniques of Dr. Francoise Firmin, a recognized thought leader in auricular surgery. It contains her "trade secrets" that have been distilled over many years of practice and is abundantly illustrated with over 1000 colour photographs and drawings. The book includes operative and lecture video plus an eBook. This practical, authoritative book will be an essential purchase to all surgeons who operate on the ear. gt;