Functional and Selective Neck Dissection, 1e (Original Publisher PDF)

Functional and Selective Neck Dissection, 1e

by Javier Gavilan, Lawrence W. De Santo

Product Details:

  • Hardcover: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Thieme; 1 edition (January 20, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1588900169
  • ISBN-13: 978-1588900166
  • Amazon Price: $169.99
  • Points to download: 150 Points
  • Format: Original Publisher PDF
  • File Size: 10.5 MB
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For all surgeons who manage patients with head and neck cancer, this
information-packed book offers both a new approach and a new philosophy of
treatment-one that rejects radical procedures except in advanced disease and
focuses on a combined functional and selective approach for optimal outcome. You
will find the rationale, indications, surgical steps, and results of these
procedures, and be better equipped to handle a wide range of complex clinical
Functional and Selective Neck Dissection begins with a full
explanation of the fascial compartmentalization of the neck, and goes on to
explain and illustrate the procedures. Step-by-step descriptions of functional
dissection surgeries, demonstrated with more than 200 high-quality, sequential
operative photographs and drawings, highlight and clarify all points.

Special features:
A thorough description of the fascial anatomy
of the neck, vital for facilitating an effective surgical approach in head and
neck cancer patients

Step-by-step surgical descriptions of functional
neck dissections, augmented by hundreds of sequential operative photographs

A full list of technical hints and pitfalls acquired
through many years of clinical experience

A unique chapter answering the most frequently asked questions
about available surgical techniques
A synthesis of the American and Latin viewpoints on
neck dissection, key to understanding the evolution of the field and integrating
the best aspects of both

All head and neck surgeons, otolaryngologists, maxillofacial surgeons,
plastic surgeons, and residents will find this synthesis of neck dissection
techniques both informative and necessary for effective decision-making.

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