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Chronic Ear (Hardcover)

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There are many different ways to treat complex chronic middle ear disease,

with ongoing advancements being made globally. Diverse approaches are

necessitated for variations in patient age, degree of infection, extent

of middle ear remodeling, inflammation severity, and underlying

mechanisms of Eustachian tube dysfunction. Addressing multinational and

clinical nuances, the editors have compiled 48 chapters with eclectic

perspectives from otology experts in 13 countries.The

surgical anatomy of the middle ear cleft and mastoid and underlying

pathophysiological mechanisms of chronic otitis media are clinically

challenging. Articles cover anatomy, physiology, disease

characterizations and manifestations, clinical evaluation, office

management, surgical procedures, and new horizons. Traditional and

newer hybrid techniques for systematic disease and inflammatory

conditions are presented in roundtable format, for example, underlay

fascia tympanoplasty as well as the use of cartilage and bioengineered

materials.Selected Key Topics:

  • Applied middle ear anatomy and physiology
  • Pathologic mechanisms of chronic otitis media
  • Office evaluation, management and surgical decision making
  • Mastoid cavity obliteration and canal wall reconstruction
  • Challenges in tympanoplasty and ossicular chain reconstruction
  • Traditional and hybrid tympanomastoid surgery
  • Hearing implants in the chronic ear

is an exceptional teaching tool for ear surgeons in training as well as

a must-have clinical resource for practicing otolaryngologists.

Number of Pages: 349
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Orthopedics, Otorhinolaryngology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Thieme Medical Pub
Language: English
Street Date: April 15, 2016
TCIN: 50466317
UPC: 9781604068641
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-2658
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