1st Edition

Oral Cavity Reconstruction

Edited By Terry A. Day, Douglas A. Girod Copyright 2006
    478 Pages
    by CRC Press

    480 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Standing as the most comprehensive reference on oral cancer reconstruction, this handbook serves as an all-encompassing compendium of surgical and cosmetic strategies for the reconstruction of bone, muscles, nerves, arteries, and anatomical structures of the oral cavity- covering wounds extending from the lips to the pharynx with detailed illustrations depicting the exact techniques utilized for functional and cosmetic repair and optimization of quality of life.

    Pre-Treatment Evaluation. History of Oral Cavity Reconstruction. Applied Anatomy of the Oral Cavity and Related Structures. Functional Aspects and Physiology of the Oral Cavity. Pathology and Pathophysiology of the Oral Cavity-Neoplastic Diseases. Pathology and Pathophysiology of the Oral Cavity-Non-Neoplastic Diseases. Planning and Diagnostic Evaluation in Oral Cavity Reconstruction. Technical Considerations. Surgical Approaches to the Oral Cavity. Lip Reconstruction. Reconstruction of the Buccal Mucosa. Ventral Tongue and Floor of Mouth. Reconstruction of Partial Glossectomy Defects. Reconstruction of Base of Tongue and Total Glossectomy Defects. Hard Palate Reconstruction. Reconstruction of the Soft Palate and Velopharyngeal Complex. Cleft Lip and Palate. Dental and Prosthetic Reconstruction of the Oral Cavity. Mandibular Reconstruction. Composite Defects of the Oromandibular Complex. Secondary Reconstruction of the Oral Cavity. Post Reconstructive Issues. Speech and Swallowing Rehabilitation. Functional Outcomes of Oral Cavity Reconstruction. Special Considerations and New Horizons in Oral Cavity Reconstruction


    Terry A. Day, Douglas A. Girod