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Facial Nerve Disorders and Diseases : Diagnosis and Management (Hardcover) (M.D. Orlando

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This authoritative and up-to-date reference is a complete guide to the basic science,diagnosis, testing, and treatment of facial nerve disorders and diseases. An internationalteam of renowned experts, put together and headed by the book’s two specialist editors,provide in-depth discussion of facial nerve topography and physiology, as well as thebroad spectrum of infectious, inflammatory, acute, chronic, benign, and malignant diseasesrelated to facial nerve dysfunction. The book is filled with practical evidence-basedinformation, guidelines, and algorithms presented in uniformly structured chapters,allowing readers to quickly pinpoint key details for treating a specific disease or disorder.Special Features:
  • Pertinent topics including facial nerve trauma, Lyme disease, postoperative facial nervepalsy, face transplant, adjuvant treatment with botulinum toxin and fillers, facial dystoniaand facial spasms, and the psychological and medicolegal aspects of facial nerve care arecovered
  • Step-by-step descriptions provided for facial nerve repair and reconstruction, static anddynamic reanimation techniques for adults and children, evaluation and treatment ofparalytic eyelids, and more
  • A wealth of clinically relevant information, including tips and tricks, and pitfalls to avoidin everyday practice
  • More than 260 images and 16 videos (accessed through the Thieme MediaCenter) helpvisualizing and comprehending the content
  • Extensive reference lists at the end of each chapter offer an overview of scientific work onthe topic
With current perspectives from leading experts, valuable clinical tools and advice, andcoherently organized chapters, Facial Nerve Disorders and Diseases: Diagnosis andManagement is a single-volume source for the state-of-the-art in facial nerve care.Specialists and residents in otorhinolaryngology, maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery,neurosurgery, neurology, and rehabilitation medicine will refer to the book time and againin their treatment of patients with facial nerve dysfunction.
Number of Pages: 399
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Otorhinolaryngology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Thieme Medical Pub
Author: M.D. Orlando Guntinas-Lichius & M.D. Barry M. Schaitkin
Language: English
Street Date: December 7, 2015
TCIN: 50669799
UPC: 9783131751812
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-1348
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