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Operative otolaryngology; head and neck surgery, 2d ed.; 2v.


Operative otolaryngology; head and neck surgery, 2d ed.; 2v.

Ed. by Eugene N. Myers.

Elsevier Saunders


1446 pages




The second edition of this 2-volume text presents 30 new chapters and much revision, reflecting the developments in the field, particularly the greater use of endoscopic methods. Among the new topics are new techniques for BAHA surgery, functional endoscopic sinus surgery, endonasal endoscopic management of tumors at the base of the skull, various types of transnasal endoscopic surgery, transnasal dacryocystorhinostomy, and Botox injections in the management of Frey's syndrome. Each chapter presents detailed treatment of preoperative and postoperative procedures and management, including patient selection, imaging, and surgery planning. The volumes are heavily illustrated with drawings and clinical photos, all in color. Bulleted lists of pearls and pitfalls are included throughout. An online edition is included that contains digital, searchable versions of the texts in addition to 90 minutes of surgical video and other materials.

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