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Contributed by otolaryngologists and other clinicians from the US, Europe, India, and Iran, the 30 chapters in this text address managing stenosis of the larynx, trachea, or bronchi. They cover various related topics: the history of airway surgery; the anatomy, physiology, and phylogeny of the larynx and trachea; pathophysiology; patient assessment and outcomes; imaging techniques; assessment and management of dysphagia; setting up an airway service; sedation and anesthesia; management of the acutely compromised airway; trauma; care of patients with tracheostomies, T-tubes, and other airway devices; bilateral impaired vocal cord mobility; laryngeal dysfunction; intubation-related stenosis; prevention and screening for stenosis; assessment and management of pediatric airway problems; reconstruction and resection; idiopathic subglottic stenosis; vasculitides and other autoimmune diseases causing stenosis; infections; recurrent respiratory papillomatosis; airway foreign bodies; acute upper airway compromise; tracheobronchomalacia; exercise; stenting; malignancy; and transplantation and regeneration of the trachea. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 497
Publisher: Plural Pub Inc
Street Date: September 1, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-4680
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