A Diagnostic Atlas of Tumors of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract: A Transnasal Video Endoscopic Approach (Hardback) book cover

A Diagnostic Atlas of Tumors of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract

A Transnasal Video Endoscopic Approach

Edited by Tim Price, Paul Montgomery, Martin Birchall, Patrick Gullane

© 2012 – CRC Press

128 pages

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About the Book

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

Table of Contents


An introduction to Transnasal Laryngoesophagoscopy, Tim Price

The technique: General and Biopsy of Lesions, Tim Price and Tim Bradnam

The Patient’s Experience, Alok Sharma


Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses, Holger Sudhoff

Nasopharynx, Holger Sudhoff

Oral Cavity, Richard C. W. James


Oropharynx Tumors, Tom Wilson

Tonsil Tumors, Hemi Patel

Base of Tongue Tumors, Tim Price


Supraglottic Tumors, Mike Thomas

Glottic Tumors, Mike Thomas And Tim Price

Subglottic Tumors, Mike Thomas


Hypopharynx Tumors, Tom Wilson

Pyriform Fossa Tumors, Hemi Patel

Post Cricoid Tumors, Wyn Parry

Esophageal Tumors, Wyn Parry And Tim Price

Tracheal Tumors, Wyn Parry

Tumors of the Thyroid, Don J. Premachandra


Benign Nasopharyngeal Tumors, Hemi Patel

Oropharynx and Parapharyngeal Tumors

Oropharynx Tumors, Tom Wilson

Benign Parapharyngeal Tumors Affecting the Tonsils, Hemi Patel


Supraglottis, Mike Thomas

Glottis, Mike Thomas

Subglottis, Mike Thomas


Endolaryngeal Laser Surgery Using TNLE, Tim Price

Direct Phonoplasty, Alok Sharma

TNLE and Tracheoesophageal Puncture, James Snelling


Section 5A: Surgical

Total Laryngectomy: Primary and Flap Repair, Animesh J. Patel and Jonothan J. Clibbon

Flap Monitoring, Animesh J. Patel and Jonothan J. Clibbon

Flap Necrosis and Postoperative Fistula, Jonothan J. Clibbon and Animesh J. Patel

Surgical Voice Restoration, Gill Faley, Karyn Stewart-Dodd, and Sue Trim

Section 5B: Chemoradiation

Radiation and Chemoradiation in Head and Neck Cancer, Craig Martin


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Oncology
MEDICAL / Otorhinolaryngology