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A Diagnostic Atlas of Tumors of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract
A Transnasal Video Endoscopic Approach

ISBN 9780415466301
Published March 22, 2012 by CRC Press
128 Pages

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Book Description

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

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