Head and Neck Surgery andOncology, by Drs. Jatin P. Shah SnehalG. Patel, and Bhuvanesh Singh, offersyou authoritative, multidisciplinary guidance on the latest diagnostic andmultidisciplinary therapeutic approaches for head and neck cancer. With thismedical reference book, you'll have all the help you need to offer yourpatients the best possible prognoses and to optimally preserve and restore formand function.
- Overcome any challenge in head and neck surgery with comprehensive coverage of the scalp, skull base, paranasal sinuses, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, cervical lymph nodes, thyroid, salivary glands, and soft tissue and bone tumors - from incidence, diagnosis, and work up through treatment planning, operative techniques, rehabilitation, and outcomes.
New toThis Edition
- Increase your understanding of head and neck oncology with this completely reorganized edition, presenting a uniform flow of topics, which includes the latest information on Diagnostic approaches, staging, algorithms for selection of therapy, and outcomes of treatment for head and neck tumors.
- Offer today's best treatment options with outcomes of therapy data from the NCDB, institutional data from MSKCC, and evidence-based information
- Diagnose patients using the latest advances in radiographic imaging, diagnostic pathology and molecular biology.
- Take fullest advantage of every multidisciplinary management approach available including radiation oncology, medical oncology (including targeted therapies), maxillofacial prosthodontics and dental oncology, surgical procedures for salvage of recurrences after chemoradiation therapy, and rehabilitation measures to improve functional outcomes (speech, swallowing, etc.).
- Understand the nuances of day-to-day practical care of patients with basic operating room techniques and technology, intraoperative decisions, and post operative care for patients undergoing head and neck surgery.
- Know what to look for and how to proceed with sequential operative photographs of each surgical procedure and full-color artwork to demonstrate anatomical relationships. Particular emphasis is placed on surgical management of patients after chemo-radiotherapy, reflecting the changing paradigms in head and neck oncology and the special challenges that confront modern day head and neck surgeons.
Table of Contents
- Basic principles of head and neck surgery
- Scalp and skin
- Eyelids and orbit
- Nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses
- Skull base
- Oral cavity
- Pharynx and esophagus
- Larynx and trachea
- Cervical lymph nodes
- Thyroid and parathyroid glands
- Salivary glands
- Neurogenic tumors and paragangliomas
- Soft tissue tumors
- Bone tumors, including odontogenic lesions
- Reconstructive surgery
- Oncologic dentistry, maxillofacial prosthetics and implants
- Radiation therapy
By Jatin P. Shah, MD, MS (Surg),PhD (Hon), FACS, Hon. FRCS (Edin), Hon. FRACS, Hon.FDSRCS (Lond), Chief , Head and Neck Service, E.W.Strong Chair in Head and Neck Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Professor of Surgery, Cornell UniversityMedical College, NY; SnehalG. Patel, MD, MS (Surg), FRCS (Glasg), Clinical Research Associate, Head and Neck Service,Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NYand BhuvaneshSingh, MD, PhD, FACS, Director, Laboratory of Epithelial CancerBiology and Associate Attending Surgeon