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A Diagnostic Atlas of Tumors of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract

A Transnasal Video Endoscopic Approach

Edited by Tim Price, Paul Montgomery, Martin Birchall, Patrick Gullane

CRC Press – 2012 – 128 pages

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    978-0-415-46630-1
    March 22nd 2012

Description

A Diagnostic Atlas of Tumors of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract brings readers up to date on the correct identification and diagnosis of malignancies of the larynx, pharynx, and esophagus. The atlas provides broad-based coverage of these anatomical areas and highlights the different pathologies physicians may encounter.

Key features of this illustrated guide include: A thorough exploration of the entire upper aero-digestive tract and its pathologies Recent advances in flexible endoscopy, which makes visualization, identification, biopsy, and treatment of conditions of the upper aero-digestive tract easier and possible under local anesthesia in an outpatient setting More than 170 high-quality images Accompanying video clips of the technology available online

Accessible and concise, the book is suitable for a range of readers, including: Oncologists, Otolaryngologists, Gastroenterologists, Respiratory and ENT physicians, Maxillo-facial, thoracic, and upper gastrointestinal surgeons, medical students, nurses, and medical trainees.

  • Provides a practical overview that details the advantages and pitfalls in transnasal laryngoesophagoscopy
  • Includes analysis and current treatment of both benign and malignant cancers of the nasopharynx, nose/sinuses, oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx, hypopharynx, trachea, esophagus, and thyroid
  • Contains illustrated case examples
  • Covers the challenges of this diagnostic approach and the techniques that minimize patients’ discomfort
  • Details the choice of treatment and the options and limitations

Contents

AN OVERVIEW

An introduction to Transnasal Laryngoesophagoscopy, Tim Price

The technique: General and Biopsy of Lesions, Tim Price and Tim Bradnam

The Patient’s Experience, Alok Sharma

PREMALIGANT DISORDERS AND MALIGNANT TUMORS

Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses, Holger Sudhoff

Nasopharynx, Holger Sudhoff

Oral Cavity, Richard C. W. James

Oropharynx

Oropharynx Tumors, Tom Wilson

Tonsil Tumors, Hemi Patel

Base of Tongue Tumors, Tim Price

Larynx

Supraglottic Tumors, Mike Thomas

Glottic Tumors, Mike Thomas And Tim Price

Subglottic Tumors, Mike Thomas

Hypopharynx

Hypopharynx Tumors, Tom Wilson

Pyriform Fossa Tumors, Hemi Patel

Post Cricoid Tumors, Wyn Parry

Esophageal Tumors, Wyn Parry And Tim Price

Tracheal Tumors, Wyn Parry

Tumors of the Thyroid, Don J. Premachandra

BENIGN TUMORS

Benign Nasopharyngeal Tumors, Hemi Patel

Oropharynx and Parapharyngeal Tumors

Oropharynx Tumors, Tom Wilson

Benign Parapharyngeal Tumors Affecting the Tonsils, Hemi Patel

Larynx

Supraglottis, Mike Thomas

Glottis, Mike Thomas

Subglottis, Mike Thomas

TREATMENT OPTIONS USING TNLE

Endolaryngeal Laser Surgery Using TNLE, Tim Price

Direct Phonoplasty, Alok Sharma

TNLE and Tracheoesophageal Puncture, James Snelling

POST-TREATMENT MONITORING AND COMPLICATIONS

Section 5A: Surgical

Total Laryngectomy: Primary and Flap Repair, Animesh J. Patel and Jonothan J. Clibbon

Flap Monitoring, Animesh J. Patel and Jonothan J. Clibbon

Flap Necrosis and Postoperative Fistula, Jonothan J. Clibbon and Animesh J. Patel

Surgical Voice Restoration, Gill Faley, Karyn Stewart-Dodd, and Sue Trim

Section 5B: Chemoradiation

Radiation and Chemoradiation in Head and Neck Cancer, Craig Martin

Index

Name: A Diagnostic Atlas of Tumors of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract: A Transnasal Video Endoscopic Approach (Hardback)CRC Press 
Description: Edited by Tim Price, Paul Montgomery, Martin Birchall, Patrick Gullane. A Diagnostic Atlas of Tumors of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract brings readers up to date on the correct identification and diagnosis of malignancies of the larynx, pharynx, and esophagus. The atlas provides broad-based coverage of these anatomical areas...
Categories: Laryngology, Otorhinolaryngology, Oncology