5th Edition

Stell & Maran's Textbook of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology

By John Watkinson, Ralph Gilbert Copyright 2012
    1182 Pages
    by CRC Press

    First written by Philip Stell and Arnold Maran in 1972, Stell & Maran's Textbook of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology has been revised in both content and approach over the years to reflect the enormous progress made in the area. Now in its fifth edition, the book remains a key textbook for trainees in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery.

    Written with a strong multidisciplinary approach, the book has expanded considerably to include the expertise of international editors and contributing authors from a wide variety of backgrounds, including ENT, radiotherapy, plastic surgery, and maxillofacial surgery.

    Key Features:

    • An international team of editors and contributors from a variety of different specialties
    • Thoroughly updated to include recent advances in molecular biology and diagnostic imaging
    • A greatly expanded section on reconstruction to reflect the importance of this area
    • An improved balance of content to enhance the multidisciplinary approach
    • Full-colour photos and illustrations throughout

    As a first text for trainee head and neck and ENT surgeons or as a reference source for practitioners in a variety of related fields, Stell & Maran's Textbook of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology remains the best-illustrated and most up-to-date volume in its field.

    Print Versions of this book also include access to the ebook version.

    The History of Head and Neck Surgery

    Introduction to Head and Neck Surgery
    Epidemiology and Prevention of Head and Neck Cancer
    Molecular Biology as Applied To Head and Neck Oncology
    Assessment and Staging
    Head and Neck Pathology
    Treatment Options In Head and Neck Cancer
    Principles of Conservation Surgery
    Measures of Treatment Outcomes
    Quality of Life
    Complications and Their Management

    Benign Disease
    Benign Neck Disease
    Benign Tumors of the Mouth and Jaw
    Trauma of the Larynx and Cervical Trachea
    Penetrating Neck Injuries

    Endocrine Disease
    Molecular Biology and Genetic Testing of Endocrine Head and Neck Tumours
    Thyroid and Parathyroid Gland Pathology
    Imaging the Thyroid
    Benign Thyroid Disease
    Surgery For Benign Thyroid Disease
    Surgical Management of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
    Medullary Thyroid Cancer
    Avoiding Complications In Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
    Non-Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer
    Parathyroid Tumors
    Pituitary Tumors

    Malignant Disease
    Lip and Oral Cavity
    Metastatic Neck Disease
    Management of An Unknown Primary Carcinoma
    Neck Dissection
    Salivary Gland Tumors
    Non-Melanoma and Melanoma Skin Cancer
    Nose and Sinuses
    Lateral Skull Base Surgery
    Rare Cancers of the Head and Neck
    40 Principles of Radiotherapy
    Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinomas: Radical Radiotherapy
    Postoperative Radiotherapy In Head and Neck Cancer
    Chemoradiation In Head and Neck Cancer
    Biologically Targeted Agents
    Multidisciplinary Team Working

    Basic Principles of Head and Neck Plastic Surgery
    Local Flaps
    Specific Local and Distant Axial and Myocutaneous Flaps
    Defect-Based Reconstruction
    The Management of the Paralysed Face
    Principles of Osseointegration
    A Combined Prosthetic and Surgical Approach to Head and Neck Reconstruction
    Voice Restoration

    Directions For Future Research and Developments In Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
    Robotics, Laryngeal Transplantation, Gene Therapy, Growth Factors and Facial Transplantation


    John C Watkinson MSc MS FRCS DLO
    Consultant Head and Neck and Thyroid Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University of Birmingham NHS Trust. One-time Hunterian Professor, Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK
    Ralph W Gilbert MD FRCSC
    Deputy Chief, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University Health Network; and Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    "It is a bigger and better book than its predecessor... the entire book is well organized ... plenty of colourful pictures, diagrams, tables, summary, and key point boxes."
    The Journal of Laryngology & Otology

    "The fifth edition has been worth the wait and shall remain an essential first text and reference book for trainee head and neck surgeons the world over. It is clearly written and is an excellent resource for every trainee's library."
    ENT News

    " … beautifully illustrated throughout with colour clinical photographs, excellent line diagrams, and appropriate imaging. … The section on non surgical treatments such as chemo and radiotherapy and biological targeting was particularly good and relatively easy to read!"
    —P.A. Brennan, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, UK, British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery