Description

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 authors 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 neck. 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 radiation. Additional chapters cover such important topics as care for the pediatric patient, radiotherapy, restoration secondary to tumor ablation, and speech, voice, and swallowing implications following ablative procedures.


Key Features:-

  • Detailed descriptions that guide the clinician through each surgical procedure
  • Comprehensive discussion of management strategies that provides clinicians with a solid understandin
  • Nearly 1,000 high-quality illustrations, photographs, and radiographic images that demonstrate patho
  • Coverage of the latest techniques in skull base surgery and laryngeal surgery
  • Valuable discussion of nursing care, nutrition, and speech therapy

More Details about THE DIFFICULT CASE IN HEAD AND NECK CANCER SURGERY

General Information  
Author(s)DONALD
PublisherThieme Medical Publishers
Edition1
ISBN9780865779846
Pages560
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2010