Difficult Case in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

Author: Paul J. Donald

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604061022

Category: Medical

Page: 560

View: 1247

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. Features: Detailed descriptions that guide the clinician through each surgical procedure Comprehensive discussion of management strategies that provides clinicians with a solid understanding of the available treatments and the possibilities and limitations of each Nearly 1,000 high-quality illustrations, photographs, and radiographic images that demonstrate pathologic and surgical concepts in precise detail Coverage of the latest techniques in skull base surgery and laryngeal surgery Valuable discussion of nursing care, nutrition, and speech therapy An essential resource for optimizing the care of patients with advanced cancer, this book is ideal for clinicians and residents in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, oncology, and general surgery.
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Contemporary Oral Oncology

Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery

Author: Moni Abraham Kuriakose

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319438549

Category: Medical

Page: 382

View: 1463

This is the third of four volumes that together offer an authoritative, in-depth reference guide covering all aspects of the management of oral cancer from a multidisciplinary perspective and on the basis of a strong scientific foundation. This volume is devoted to the reconstructive surgical techniques used in patients with oral cancer. Following introductory chapters outlining the general principles of reconstructive surgery in the oral cavity and the planning of maxillofacial reconstruction, detailed descriptions of the options and techniques employed in reconstruction of each of the functional subunits are provided. Important technologic advances are also discussed, including image-guided surgery, robotic surgery, and tissue-engineered and prefabricated approaches. Finally, the current status of facial transplantation for maxillofacial reconstruction is reviewed. This volume is intended for both trainees and practicing surgeons. Overview on all volumes: Volume 1: Biology, Epidemiology, Etiology, and Prevention Volume 2: Diagnosis and Management Volume 3: Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery Volume 4: Rehabilitation and Supportive Care
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Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology

Author: Jatin P. Shah,Snehal G. Patel,Bhuvanesh Singh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323055893

Category: Medical

Page: 838

View: 3644

Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, by Drs. Jatin P. Shah Snehal G. Patel, and Bhuvanesh Singh, offers you authoritative, multidisciplinary guidance on the latest diagnostic and multidisciplinary therapeutic approaches for head and neck cancer. With this medical reference book, you'll have all the help you need to offer your patients the best possible prognoses and to optimally preserve and restore form and function. Overcome any challenge in head and neck surgery with comprehensive coverage of the scalp, skull base, paranasal sinuses, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, cervical lymph nodes, thyroid, salivary glands, and soft tissue and bone tumors - from incidence, diagnosis, and work up through treatment planning, operative techniques, rehabilitation, and outcomes. Increase your understanding of head and neck oncology with this completely reorganized edition, presenting a uniform flow of topics, which includes the latest information on Diagnostic approaches, staging, algorithms for selection of therapy, and outcomes of treatment for head and neck tumors. Offer today's best treatment options with outcomes of therapy data from the NCDB, institutional data from MSKCC, and evidence-based information Diagnose patients using the latest advances in radiographic imaging, diagnostic pathology and molecular biology. Take fullest advantage of every multidisciplinary management approach available including radiation oncology, medical oncology (including targeted therapies), maxillofacial prosthodontics and dental oncology, surgical procedures for salvage of recurrences after chemoradiation therapy, and rehabilitation measures to improve functional outcomes (speech, swallowing, etc.). Understand the nuances of day-to-day practical care of patients with basic operating room techniques and technology, intraoperative decisions, and post operative care for patients undergoing head and neck surgery. Know what to look for and how to proceed with sequential operative photographs of each surgical procedure and full-color artwork to demonstrate anatomical relationships. Particular emphasis is placed on surgical management of patients after chemo-radiotherapy, reflecting the changing paradigms in head and neck oncology and the special challenges that confront modern day head and neck surgeons. This comprehensive text will assist in improved survival and preserving and restoring form and function with the surgical treatment of tumors.
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Multidisciplinary Care of the Head and Neck Cancer Patient

Author: Ellie Maghami,Allen S. Ho

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319654217

Category: Medical

Page: 282

View: 8975

This book identifies key treatment challenges and unique care considerations in patients with head and neck cancers, providing a comprehensive guide to patient management that illustrates the critical importance of a multidisciplinary approach in achieving optimal oncological, functional, and survival outcomes. It covers all relevant specialties, including dental and oral medicine, medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, and reconstructive surgery. It highlights the vital role played by ancillary head and neck cancer services, such as speech and swallowing therapy, occupational and physical therapy, and nutritional therapy in offering essential physical and psychological support from the time of diagnosis onward. The closing chapters address post-treatment issues, including those relating to survivorship, surveillance, and end-of-life care. Multidisciplinary care is perhaps even more important for patients with head and neck cancers than for other cancer patients, and in addressing all its aspects this book is invaluable for a wide range of practitioners.
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Head and Neck Cancer

An Evidence-Based Team Approach

Author: Eric M. Genden,Mark A. Varvares

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1588906361

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 7350

Designed to synthesize the collective wisdom of a tumor board, the book presents a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach to the contemporary management of head and neck cancer. Expert authors and contributors provide a balanced literature review that provides the reader with a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts of the disease entity, descriptions of anatomy, physiology, and clinical presentation, discussion of diagnostic workup and the various management techniques.Highlights: Each chapter features the clinical insights of a surgeon, a medical oncologist, and a radiation oncologist Comprehensive coverage of the most important disease sites, including the oral cavity, oropharynx, hypopharynx, larynx, thyroid gland, salivary glands, nasal cavity and paranasal sinus, nasopharynx, and skin Numerous case examples at the end of each chapter aid comprehension of each major malignancy and enable readers to match real life cases to the clinical situations described in the text Practical discussion of managing carcinoma of unknown primary site More than 140 illustrations demonstrate key concepts and surgical techniques The book is invaluable for practitioners, residents, and students in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, radiation oncology, and medical oncology, as well as for fellows in head and neck surgical oncology and major reconstructive surgery.
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Complications in Head and Neck Surgery E-Book

Author: David Eisele,Richard V. Smith

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437719635

Category: Medical

Page: 848

View: 5187

Effectively avoiding, recognizing, and managing complications is integral to your operative success. Let a multidisciplinary team of experts in otolaryngology, plastic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and general surgery guide you through the full range of complications associated with every type of head and neck procedure . . . so you will be equipped to produce the most favorable outcomes for even the most challenging cases! Expert, comprehensive, multidisciplinary coverage of head and neck complications helps you to safely incorporate new surgical techniques into your practice. An emphasis on complication prevention and recognition assists you in avoiding the "complication cascade." Coverage of both acute and long-term care of patients with head and neck complications prepares you to make effective choices in both instances. A new "Quality of Life" section examines the controversies that often surround selecting one procedure over another, illuminating why certain procedures aren't always best for some patients. A new section on complications of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery equips you to perform these techniques with greater confidence. A consistent, practical chapter format helps you focus on key clinical and surgical considerations. A new, more cohesive full-color illustration program richly captures visual nuances of clinical presentation and operative technique. A bonus CD-ROM allows you to use all of the images from the book in electronic presentations.
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Contemporary Oral Oncology

Rehabilitation and Supportive Care

Author: Moni Abraham Kuriakose

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319438573

Category: Medical

Page: 306

View: 9702

This is the last of four volumes that together offer an authoritative, in-depth reference guide covering all aspects of the management of oral cancer from a multidisciplinary perspective and on the basis of a strong scientific foundation. This volume focuses on the topic of comprehensive rehabilitation and supportive care in oral cancer. The coverage includes the role of maxillofacial prosthodontics, advances in anaplastology techniques, and management of oral mucositis during radiation and chemotherapy. Holistic and supportive care approaches are discussed, and advice is provided on post-therapy surveillance and the use of different measures to assess quality of life. Nutritional evaluation and management and issues relating to healthcare economics are also considered. This volume will be of interest both to practicing specialists and to ancillary service staff involved in the care of oral cancer patients. Overview on all volumes: Volume 1: Biology, Epidemiology, Etiology, and Prevention Volume 2: Diagnosis and Management Volume 3: Oral and Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery Volume 4: Rehabilitation and Supportive Care
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Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery

Practical Tips to Minimize Complications

Author: Claudio R. Cernea,Fernando L. Dias,D. Fliss,R. A. Lima,Eugene N. Myers,W. I. Wei

Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 3805599722

Category: Medical

Page: 212

View: 6375

A concise, compact, and handy manual: revised and extended In this unique volume, leading international experts share their experiences in the management of head and neck tumors, providing a guidebook for all surgeons dealing with head and neck neoplasms. Each chapter offers a concise description of useful 'pearls' and dangerous 'pitfalls' which must be avoided. Contributions cover topics from thyroid glands, neck metastases, and oral tumors to laryngeal, pharyngeal, and nasopharyngeal tumors, as well as salivary gland tumors, skull base tumors, and reconstruction surgery. In addition to frequent diseases which are encountered in everyday practice, some new therapeutic topics such as video- assisted thyroidectomy, robotic surgery, and management of the neck after organ preservation treatment are discussed. The 2nd edition has been extended by topical chapters of major practical interest including the latest findings and techniques. The new chapters are clearly indicated and can be recognized easily. Head and neck surgeons, otolaryngologists, neurosurgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, plastic surgeons, radiation and clinical oncologists, and general surgeons, as well as students and residents interested in the management of head and neck tumors, will find this publication an indispensable manual.
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Basic Concepts in Head & Neck Surgery and Oncology

Author: Krishnakumar Thankappan

Publisher: JP Medical Ltd

ISBN: 9351527913

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 5184

Basic Concepts in Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology is a comprehensive guide to the fundamentals of surgery for cancers of the head and neck, with emphasis on the diagnosis and management of specific types of tumour. The book is divided into 34 chapters across seven sections, each section covering a different part of head and neck anatomy. Areas covered include thyroid, salivary glands and parapharyngeal tumours, neck, paranasal sinuses, oral cavity and oropharynx, larynx, hypopharynx and nasopharynx. Each section is divided into pathology, imaging and practical management guidelines, simplifying difficult concepts with a coherent format. The final section on general topics addresses chemotherapy, radiotherapy, molecular biology, head and neck reconstruction, and recent advances in head and neck cancer, to ensure Basic Concepts in Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology isfully up to date. Enhanced by nearly 200 full colour images and illustrations, this book is an essential source of reference for otolaryngologsists, oncologists, clinicians and medical students. Key Points Guide to the fundamentals of surgery for cancers of the head and neck Seven sections covering major parts of head and neck anatomy Clear format, with each section divided into pathology, imaging and practical management Nearly 200 full colour images and illustrations
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Stell & Maran's Textbook of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, Fifth Edition

Author: John Watkinson,Ralph W Gilbert

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444128752

Category: Medical

Page: 1156

View: 2203

First written by Philip Stell and Arnold Maran in 1972, Stell & Maran's Textbook of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology has been revised in both content and approach over the years to reflect the enormous progress made in the area. Now in its fifth edition, the book remains a key textbook for trainees in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery. Written with a strong multidisciplinary approach, the book has expanded considerably to include the expertise of international editors and contributing authors from a wide variety of backgrounds, including ENT, radiotherapy, plastic surgery, and maxillofacial surgery. Key Features: An international team of editors and contributors from a variety of different specialties Thoroughly updated to include recent advances in molecular biology and diagnostic imaging A greatly expanded section on reconstruction to reflect the importance of this area An improved balance of content to enhance the multidisciplinary approach Full-colour photos and illustrations throughout As a first text for trainee head and neck and ENT surgeons or as a reference source for practitioners in a variety of related fields, Stell & Maran's Textbook of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology remains the best-illustrated and most up-to-date volume in its field.
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Local and Regional Flaps in Head and Neck Reconstruction

A Practical Approach

Author: Rui Fernandes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118938380

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 1926

Local and Regional Flaps in Head & Neck Reconstruction: A Practical Approach provides comprehensive, step-by-step instruction for flap raising and insetting for the head and neck region. Ideal for oral and maxillofacial surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, and head and neck surgeons, the book serves as a useful guide to planning reconstructive cases and an easily accessible reference prior to operation. Local and Regional Flaps in Head & Neck Reconstruction is logically organized into 24 chapters, each focusing on a local or regional flap, or a special site reconstruction. Chapters focused on a particular flap will begin with a detailed description of the relevant anatomy and discuss potential applications of the flap before moving into a detailed step-by-step description of how to elevated and transfer the flap to the defect site. Potential complications will also be addressed. Well-illustrated with more than 800 clinical photographs and with a website featuring surgical procedures, this book is an ideal reference for those new to practice and experts alike.
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Reconstructive Plastic Surgery of the Head and Neck

Current Techniques and Flap Atlas

Author: Matthew M. Hanasono,Geoffrey L. Robb,Roman J. Skoracki

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604068132

Category: Medical

Page: 350

View: 5810

Reconstructive Plastic Surgery of the Head and Neck describes the current state-of-the-art techniques used in head and neck reconstruction. Residents, fellows and attendings can follow the up-to-date, step-by-step instructions and images in this book to perform reconstructive surgical techniques for head and neck cancer patients. The cutting-edge descriptions of computer modeling, robotic surgery, and composite tissue allotransplantation lay the foundation for continued innovation. Key Features: Algorithms for each head and neck sub-region to guide clinical decision-making Step-by-step technical descriptions of the most commonly used flaps in head and neck reconstruction "Pearls and Pitfalls" sections outline key concepts and critical nuances in surgical technique or patient management Edited by surgeons from the renowned MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, with commentaries from master surgeons around the world, this book is an essential resource for residents, fellows, and attendings to find the best surgical solutions when they are faced with challenging head and neck cancer cases.
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Oral Cancer

Diagnosis, Management, and Rehabilitation

Author: John W. Werning

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604064854

Category: Medical

Page: 368

View: 4182

Oral Cancer: Diagnosis, Management, and Rehabilitation provides readers with a systematic review of the diagnostic and treatment principles that maximize the outcomes of patients who have been diagnosed with oral cancer. Written by authorities in the fields of head and neck surgical oncology, radiation oncology, reconstructive surgery, dentistry, and oral and maxillofacial surgery, this textbook provides clinicians with a unified management philosophy that is firmly based upon the best available evidence in the peer-reviewed literature. In-depth clinical reviews of preferred treatment approaches and reconstructive techniques for each oral mucosal site facilitate the development of effective treatment strategies that are tailored to the location and extent of the lesion. The book describes the interrelationship between the site of oral cancer involvement and its impact on outcomes, such as local-regional cancer control and quality of life following treatment. Features: Insightful reviews of controversial clinical issues, such as the management of early mandibular invasion and the clinically negative neck Step-by-step descriptions of surgical techniques which improve access to particular regions of the oral cavity, permit the resection of tumors with minimal morbidity, and result in optimal reconstructive outcomes Exhaustive coverage of topics that have heretofore received limited attention in textbooks devoted to oral cancer, including the evaluation and management of oral premalignant lesions, osseointegrated implantation and dental implant imaging, and orofacial pain Educational photographs and illustrations highlighting important teaching points and critical nuances in surgical technique Ideal for reading cover-to-cover, this book is both an indispensable reference for experienced clinicians and an essential educational tool for residents and other members of the multidisciplinary oral cancer team.
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Controversies in Oral Cancer

Author: K. Alok Pathak,Richard W. Nason

Publisher: Byword Books Private Limited

ISBN: 8181930843

Category: Medical

Page: 143

View: 8387

Despite considerable advances in the traditional treatment modalities of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, and their use in combination, increments in overall survival among persons with oral cancer have been small. Morbidity due to treatment adversely affects the quality of life. This volume brings together the work of experts from clinical and basic sciences specialties and addresses some of the controversial issues and advances in the management of oral cancer.
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Critical Issues in Head and Neck Oncology

Key concepts from the Fifth THNO Meeting

Author: Jan B Vermorken,Volker Budach,C René Leemans,Jean-Pascal Machiels,Piero Nicolai,Brian O'Sullivan

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319429094

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 8717

This book offers a selection of the critical current issues and challenges in head and neck cancer. It covers most key concepts of the subject, from diagnostic challenges to multidisciplinary decision-making aspects in head and neck oncology. Starting with the Make Sense Campaign and examining its impact on clinical practice, readers also gain insight into current and novel therapeutic approaches, including radiotherapy, cytotoxic chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy, as well as the importance of adequate supportive care. Surgical interventions such as endoscopic surgery, salvage surgery, dentistry and implants are also discussed. Moreover, the changing respective roles of the involved caregivers are highlighted and extensively discussed. The chapters are based on the latest data presented at the 5th Trends in Head and Neck Oncology Conference and reflect the most up-to-date information in the field. Taking into account the ample current treatment options for patients with head and neck cancer and discussing side effects, survivorship issues and treatment in the elderly, this book provides and up-to-date coverage of all the critical topics in the field. Highlighting the increasing importance of decision-making in recurrent and metastatic head and neck cancer as well as quality of life and end of life issues, this reference book also emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach that plays such an important role in the outcome for this disease. Edited by a team of world leaders in Head and Neck Cancer this volume serves as an easy reference to the head and neck oncology practitioner and provides an up-to-date overview for specialists the field.
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Head and Neck Cancer Recurrence

Evidence-based, Multidisciplinary Management

Author: Hisham M. Mehanna,K. Kian Ang

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 3131645717

Category: Medical

Page: 316

View: 7428

Despite significant progress in the treatment of head and neck cancer using new techniques, including organ preservation strategies, recurrence still occurs in up to 50% of patients with locally advanced disease. Head and Neck Cancer Recurrence is the first comprehensive, evidence-based reference on this complex condition, providing state-of-the-art strategies for treating and managing recurrence at each site within the head and neck. With this book at hand, specialists will have guidelines for detecting the presence of a tumor, evaluating the extent and likelihood of successful salvage, determining the most effective treatment modalities, and assessing the potential impact on outcome and function. Special features: Brings together all the current evidence and expertise on the epidemiology, risk factors, clinical and imaging evaluation, and management of recurrent head and neck cancer tumors Includes both curative and palliative approaches, and discusses surgical, radiotherapeutic, and chemotherapeutic strategic options Contains substantial contributions by specialists in speech and language therapy, palliative care, psychology, epidemiology, and clinical cancer nursing to provide a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to the management of recurrence of head and neck cancers Brings the decision-making process to life with illustrative case studies that contain patient histories, clinical findings, treatment planning, and documented results The combination of the most recent clinical advances with the latest thinking in the field makes this book an essential resource for all head and neck surgeons, clinical oncologists, radiation oncologists, nurse practitioners, allied health professionals and senior trainees working to improve patient management and outcomes in this challenging arena.
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Head and Neck Cancer

Emerging Perspectives

Author: John Frederick Ensley,Silvio Gutkind,John A. Jacobs,Scott Lippman

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080533841

Category: Medical

Page: 602

View: 2148

By detailing experimental and basic research, from premalignancy to fully invasive tumors, this book has wide applicability to all human carcinomas. No other group of human cancers is better positioned for the application of recently developed novel and targeted therapies, and this book uniquely presents the unusual opportunities tumors of the head and neck provide for clinical, translational, and basic science research. Cutting-edge and experimental treatment approaches are presented, along with future strategies and an evaluation of emerging technologies. Presents a multi-disciplinary perspective from authorities in diverse fields Addresses state-of-the art approaches in cancer research as well as other scientific opportunities in this field Provides comprehensive yet easily comprehendible source of information
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Essentials of Head and Neck Oncology

Author: Lanny Close,David Lee Larson,Jatin P. Shah

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 9780865777408

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 2538

Cancer of the head and neck is a complex disease, which, when understood, can often be treated very effectively - rendering the patient disease-free while preserving or restoring both form and function. Offering the unique perspective of the three specialties involved in head and neck cancer -otolaryngology, plastic surgery, and general surgery - here is a comprehensive overview of the field today. ESSENTIALS OF HEAD AND NECK ONCOLOGY provides full coverage of oncologic evaluation, treatment and results, all distilled into a practical reference that fits into the lab coat pocket. This is the ideal textbook for board examination preparation, or practitioners looking to update their knowledge in a particular area.
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