Diseases of the Sinuses: A Comprehensive Textbook of Diagnosis and Treatment

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M. Eric Gershwin, Gary Incaudo
Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 6, 2012 - Medical - 591 pages
The comprehensive nature of this text will appeal To many physicians, the study of sinus disease to a wide range of physicians including generalists, reflects a discipline only slightly less interesting otolaryngologists, and allergists. Family physi than a Johnson and Johnson gauze pad, a pursuit cians, internists, pediatricians, and allergists will followed by dilettanti and eccentric professors. To each profit from having a single source that pro others, it represents a subsection of an undefined vides an in-depth review of topics pertaining to discipline that crosses barriers of internal medi sinus diseases. The otolaryngologist will benefit cine, pediatrics, allergy, chest disease, and oto from having a single text that provides a detailed laryngology. To patients, sinus problems are discussion of the many ancillary medical problems synonymous with headaches and a chronic source of morbidity. Yet few physicians have been pre that influence sinus function and, therefore, surgi cal outcome. We hope that all readers will enjoy the pared, until recently, to do much more than pre international choice of authors whose topics have scribe antibiotics, intranasal steroids, antihistamines, been purposely allowed to overlap in an effort to and commiserate for the misery involved. Fortu provide the broadest possible scope of informa nately, this picture shows significant signs of tion. We expect Diseases of the Sinuses to serve as impending remission. The disciplines of clinical immunology, allergy, and otolaryngology have the foundation of an ever-stronger ongoing effort to combat sinus disease.
 

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Contents

Conventional Radiography
63
Microbiology of Acute and Chronic Sinusitis in Children and Adults
87
Children and Adults
97
Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute and Subacute Sinusitis
167
Diagnosis and Medical Management of Recurrent
197
and Chronic Sinusitis in Adults
215
Ancillary Medical Approaches to the Treatment of Sinusitis
235
Orbital and Intracranial Complications of Sinusitis
247
Immunity Infection and Nasal Disease
367
AutoimmuneMediated Sinus and Midfacial Diseases
381
Referred Pain of Nasal and Sinus Origin
403
Pathogenesis Evaluation and Treatment
425
Rhinomanometry
451
Upper Airway Endoscopy
469
Principles of Surgical Management
489
An Overview of Nonendoscopic and Endoscopic
501

Pathophysiological Implications
273
Tumors of the Paranasal Sinuses
291
Clinical Spectrum and Treatment Approaches
311
Associations Influences and Principles
323
Pathogenesis and Treatment
339
Rhinocerebral Mucormycosis
349
Sinus Disease in Cystic Fibrosis
357
Principles of Surgical Management
513
Principles of Surgical
527
Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
547
Complications and LongTerm Sequelae of Functional Endoscopic
563
Index
577
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