Cummings Otolaryngology--head & Neck Surgery, Volume 1

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Paul W. Flint, Bruce H. Haughey, Valerie J. Lund, John K. Niparko, K. Thomas Robbins, J. Regan Thomas, Marci M. Lesperance
Elsevier/Saunders, 2015 - Medical - 3303 pages

2015 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Surgical Specialties Category!Now in its 6th edition, Cummings Otolaryngology remains the world's most detailed and trusted source for superb guidance on all facets of head and neck surgery. Completely updated with the latest minimally invasive procedures, new clinical photographs, line drawings, and new surgical videos, this latest edition equips you to implement all the newest discoveries, techniques, and technologies that are shaping patient outcomes. Be certain with expert, dependable, accurate answers for every stage of your career from the most comprehensive, multi-disciplinary text in the field!

  • Overcome virtually any clinical challenge with detailed, expert coverage of every area of head and neck surgery, authored by hundreds of leading luminaries in the field.
  • Experience clinical scenarios with vivid clarity through a heavily illustrated, full-color format which includes approximately 3,200 images and over 40 high quality procedural videos.
  • Get truly diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices from a multi-disciplinary team of contributors and editors comprised of the world's leading experts.
  • Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information. All chapters have been meticulously updated; several extensively revised with new images, references, and content.
  • Stay at the forefront of your field with the most updated information on minimally-invasive surgical approaches to the entire skull base, vestibular implants and vestibular management involving intratympanic and physical therapy-based approaches, radiosurgical treatment of posterior fossa and skull base neoplasms, and intraoperative monitoring of cranial nerve and CNS function.
  • Apply the latest treatment options in pediatric care with new chapters on pediatric sleep disorders, pediatric infectious disease, and evaluation and management of the infant airway.
  • Find what you need faster through a streamlined format, reorganized chapters, and a color design that expedites reference.
  • Manage many of the most common disorders with treatment options derived from their genetic basis.
  • Assess real-world effectiveness and costs associated with emergent technologies and surgical approaches introduced to OHNS over the past 10 years.
  • Incorporate recent findings about endoscopic, microscopic, laser, surgically-implantable, radiosurgical, neurophysiological monitoring, MR- and CT-imaging, and other timely topics that now define contemporary operative OHNS.
  • Take it with you anywhere! With Expert Consult, you'll have access the full text, video clips, and more online, and as an eBook - at no additional cost!

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About the author (2015)

Paul W. Flint, MD received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and completed his residency training at the University of Washington. He joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins in 1991, where he served as Residency Training Program Director. In 2009, Dr. Flint was appointed Professor and Chair, Otolaryngology - Head &Neck Surgery at Oregon Health & Science University. He is a founding member of the Society for Airway Management, and an active member of The Triological Society, The American Laryngological Society, The American Academy of Otolaryngology, and The American College of Surgeons. Dr. Flint's clinical interests include the treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the airway, development of procedures to improve voice, swallowing, and breathing; and, treatment of movement disorders affecting the head and neck, including dystonia and Parkinson disease. Dr. Haughey is a board-certified otolaryngologist with advanced fellowship training in head and neck cancer surgery. He specializes in surgical interventions to address cancers of the throat, vocal cords, sinuses, thyroid, parathyroid, submandibular and salivary glands, neck and skull. His primary clinical interests also include surgery to address skin cancers on the face and neck, including melanoma and facial reconstruction surgeries, as well as microvascular free tissue transfer procedures and laryngeal and sinus disorders. A respected researcher whose work has contributed to the development of new and minimally invasive methods for removing head and neck cancers, Dr. Haughey earned his medical degree at the University of Auckland in New Zealand before completing his residency as Chief Resident, earning a Master of Science in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery and carrying out a prestigious skull base and neuro-otology fellowship, all at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Valerie Lund is Professor Emeritus of Rhinology at the Ear Institute, University College London and is an Honorary Consultant ENT Surgeon at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital (University College London Trust), University College Hospital. She deals with all nose and sinus conditions with a particular interest in sinonasal tumors and has been involved in endoscopic sinus surgery and its extended applications since the early 1980's. She has contributed extensively to the literature. She has received several prizes including the George Davey Howell (1990, 2008, 2015), W J Harrison (Royal Society of Medicine 2012), BMA Book awards and Jobson Horne Prize (2018). In 2008 she was awarded a CBE for services to medicine by the Queen, is a member of the German Academy of Science (Leopoldina) and is an Honorary Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In 2004, K. Thomas Robbins was appointed the Director at the SimmonsCooper Cancer Institute at Southern Illinois University. Dr. Robbins has served as a co-editor of the Cummings Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, since the 4th edition. He has been the author or co-author of hundreds of proffered publications. He has served on several editorial boards, including the Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is a past president of the American Head and Neck Society and served on the Board of Governors of the American College of Surgeons. He has chaired the Committee for Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Council of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Robbins' academic interests have focused on modifications for conservation neck dissection and neck dissection nomenclature and he has received research funding from the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Marci Lesperance is the associate chief clinical officer for Children's Specialty and Women's Services, University of Michigan Medical Group. She served as the division chief of Pediatric Otolaryngology at Michigan Medicine for 15 years. Her research has been funded by NIH and outside foundations. She has previously served as surgeon in chief for the Children's and Women's Hospital, program director for the University of Michigan's Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship, and past president of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Dr. Lesperance is a member of numerous professional organizations in otolaryngology and pediatrics. Her research interests include hereditary hearing loss, molecular genetics of hearing loss, and genetic testing. She is also editor of the Elsevier text, Cummings Pediatric Otolaryngology, which is a spin-off from the main Cummings Otolaryngology text.

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