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A Diagnostic Atlas of Tumors of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract: A Transnasal Video Endoscopic Approach

A DIAGNOSTIC ATLAS OF TUMORS OF THE UPPER AERO-DIGESTIVE TRACT: A TRANSNASAL VIDEO ENDOSCOPIC APPROACH

by: Price, Tim
Format: Hardcover

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Product 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 About the Author Tim Price, Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester, UKPaul Montgomery, Bupa, Cromwell Hospital, London, UKMartin Birchall, University College London, UK and University of California, Davis, USAPatrick Gallane, University of Toronto, Canada

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Product Code: 9780415466301
ISBN: 041546630X
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: 2012-03-22
Number of Pages: 128 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1
Dimension: 7.6 x 0.59 x 9.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.25 pounds