Home > Books > Microsurgery of Skull Base Paragangliomas
Microsurgery of Skull Base Paragangliomas
View PDF

Microsurgery of Skull Base Paragangliomas

Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 1
Authors/Editor: Sanna; Piazza; Shin; Flanagan; Mancini
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers
ISBN: 978-3-131-48611-0
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 91
  • Description
  • Details

This comprehensive reference incorporates extensive surgical and radiological data compiled over 20 years at the preeminent Gruppo Otologica Clinic in Piacenza, Italy, and features the exquisite intraoperative photographs and schematic diagrams that are a hallmark of the highly regarded Sanna texts. All head and neck and skull base surgeons will find their knowledge, technical proficiency, and ability to manage these challenging tumors vastly increased by this informative resource.

Special features:
- Step-by-step descriptions of the full range of head and neck paraganglioma procedures, including the infratemporal fossa approach type A, the extreme lateral approach, and the transcervical approach, plus guidance on managing complex tympanojugular paragangliomas
- More than 1,800 clearly labeled, high-quality intraoperative photographs correlated to full-color schematic drawings for an in-depth understanding of techniques
- Detailed discussion of managing the internal carotid artery during procedures, including the neuroradiological use of stents
- Pathology-oriented structure that allows the reader to identify a lesion at a particular stage and then follow the critical thinking, assessment, pre-operative management, and intra-operative course taken by the surgeon
- Comprehensive sections on pathology, physiology, anatomy, epidemiology, and new genetic breakthroughs that lay the groundwork for the surgical chapters
- Tips, hints, and pitfalls at the end of each chapter that offer valuable insights for managing different clinical scenarios

Demonstrating the complex decision-making process in many actual cases and offering practical advice for handling complications, this book puts the reader into the operating room with the surgeon. It is indispensable for all head and neck and skull base surgeons who manage paragangliomas and related pathologies, as well as for otolaryngologists, neurosurgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, radiologists, and interventional radiologists involved in assessing these intricate conditions.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Sanna; Piazza; Shin; Flanagan; Mancini
  • ISBN: 978-3-131-48611-0
  • Specialty:
    Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1
  • Pages: 716
  • Illustrations: 1874
  • Year: 2013
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 91

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Embase® The Embase database is the most trusted source of global, evidence-based pharmacological and biomedical research with over 30 million bibliographic records dating back to 1947.
JOTM
Visible Body Heart & Circulatory Premium This interactive 3D Atlas is a deep dive into the heart and circulatory system for learning, reference, and patient education.
JOTM
Circulation Research Presents peer-reviewed reports on research advances in biology, biochemistry, biophysics, cellular and molecular biology, morphology, pathology, physiology, and pharmacology.
JOTM
Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine Publishes peer-reviewed scientific and clinical studies to advance the understanding and application of regional techniques for surgical anesthesia and postoperative analgesia.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Manual of Valvular Heart Disease
Portable and clinically oriented, this full-color handbook is a unique and timely guide to valvular heart disease and percutaneous coronary interventions.

Khonsari's Cardiac Surgery: Safeguards and Pitfalls in Operative Technique
Details the most important techniques in a concise, readable, and richly illustrated format, with a focus on avoiding and managing surgical pitfalls and complications.