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Master Techniques in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery: Skull Base Surgery

 Surgery  Comments Off on Master Techniques in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery: Skull Base Surgery
Oct 162018
 

Now part of the Master Techniques in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery series, Skull Base Surgery is the new go-to guide on common and advanced procedures in skull base surgery. Step-by-step expert instruction is offered on more than 45 procedures, covering both open and minimally invasive approaches to the skull base. It is a vital resource for students, generalist surgeons, and skull base specialists in otolaryngology and neurosurgery. Key Features: authored by world-renowned experts and pioneers in open and endoscopic skull base approaches. Chapters that cover: introduction to each approach; history; physical examination; indications; contraindications; preoperative planning; surgical technique; postoperative management; complications; results; pearls and pitfalls; instruments to have available; and suggested readings. Sections cover: sphenoid and parasellar regions; anterior cranial fossa; middle cranial fossa; posterior cranial fossa; and reconstruction.

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Take Control of Type 1 Diabetes: A comprehensive guide to self-management and staying well

 Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes Mellitus  Comments Off on Take Control of Type 1 Diabetes: A comprehensive guide to self-management and staying well
Oct 162018
 

Around 500,000 people in the UK have type 1 diabetes – about 10% of the total with diabetes. It can develop at any age, but often in previously very healthy children and young adults. This is the first book in many years that has been published in the UK to support people with type 1 diabetes in managing their condition.

Drawing on his many years working at one of the leading diabetes centres in the UK, Dr David Cavan provides a practical guide to managing all aspects of the condition, including insulin pump therapy and the latest technology available. This cutting-edge book presents invaluable advice that will offer genuine hope to adults with type 1 diabetes and their families.

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Vascular Diagnosis with Ultrasound: Clinical Reference with Case Studies Volume 1: Cerebral and Peripheral Vessels

 Radiology  Comments Off on Vascular Diagnosis with Ultrasound: Clinical Reference with Case Studies Volume 1: Cerebral and Peripheral Vessels
Oct 162018
 

The critically acclaimed Vascular Diagnosis of Ultrasound returns in a new two-volume second edition, offering the most comprehensive information available on the broad spectrum of vascular ultrasound applications. Volume 1:Cerebral and Peripheral Vessels retains the accessible design and structure of the first edition to discuss the available ultrasound technologies, including continuous and pulsed-wave Doppler mode, b-mode, and conventional and color-coded duplex analysis in frequency and amplitude power modes. This text covers anatomy, physiology, normal and abnormal findings, test accuracy and sensitivity, providing the reader with the information essential to managing common clinical situations.

Highlights:

Provides comprehensive coverage of vascular ultrasonography in the arteries and veins of the cerebral circulation and the peripheral upper and lower limb circulation
Compares other diagnostic methods used in each region, such as conventional and noninvasive MR angiography
Assesses recent developments in ultrasound technology, including tissue perfusion studies, 3D and 4D imaging, contrast enhancement and microbubble applications, and their diagnostic, technological, and therapeutic implications

Cchallenging case studies for both the novice and the expert to review With contributions from experts in the field and more than 500 line drawings and images, this text is an indispensable reference for radiologists, vascular surgeons, and residents and students in these specialties.

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Nuclear Oncology

 Oncology  Comments Off on Nuclear Oncology
Oct 162018
 

Nuclear Oncology a contemporary narrative of the role of nuclear medicine in oncology with an emphasis on SPECT/CT and PET/CT with additional comments when appropriate on the potential application of PET/MR and to a lesser degree, targeted radionuclide therapy. This book focuses on the use of radionuclides in the diagnosis and treatment of malignant diseases. It describes relevant approved and investigational clinical applications, instrumentation & technology, chemistry and practical clinical issues in nuclear oncology. The basic science and current research topics of nuclear oncology are addressed in separate chapters. Nuclear medicine has become an essential component to all phases of the management of the patient with a malignant tumor and in some cases, even benign neoplasms. The standard of practice for many tumors requires PET/CT imaging at various stages of diagnosis and management. In addition to clinical applications, ongoing investigational efforts, which more and more involve multi-institutional protocols, are also presented. Features:;*;Focuses on the use of radionuclides in the diagnosis and treatment of malignant diseases;*;Emphasizes SPECT/CT and PET/CT with additional emphasis on the potential application of PET/MR;*;Describes relevant approved and investigational clinical applications, instrumentation & technology, chemistry and practical clinical issues in nuclear oncology;
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Neurofibromatosis: A Handbook for Patients, Families and Health Care Professionals, 2nd Edition

 Neurology/Neurosurgery  Comments Off on Neurofibromatosis: A Handbook for Patients, Families and Health Care Professionals, 2nd Edition
Oct 162018
 

Here is the state-of-the-art on recognizing, managing and living with neurofibromatosis (NF) for patients, families, and health care professionals. From new genetic and diagnostic advances, to associated cardiovascular and endocrine abnormalities, to the significant psychosocial impact of NF, the book is packed with clear, practical guidance for understanding and living with this disability.

Special features:

A complete diagnostic guide to help you recognize
NF-related symptoms–with a timeline for when they might appear
New treatment options for NF, including pain control
Coverage of the newly discovered form of NF, schwannomatosis
Personal perspectives from NF patients and their families
Glossary that defines medical terminology

With the great diagnostic and treatment advances achieved in the last decade, and research proceeding rapidly, the future for patients with NF has never been brighter. For all individuals living with the challenges of this disability, the book brings you to the forefront of medical knowledge. Make sure it is within close reach for fast and easy reference.

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Wrist Surgery: Tricks of the Trade

 Surgery  Comments Off on Wrist Surgery: Tricks of the Trade
Oct 162018
 

Learn all the ‘tricks’ and operative techniques with this “how to” guide to 72 surgical procedures for managing wrist problems caused by trauma, arthritis, and congenital differences that are frequently encountered in clinical practice. You will learn how to stabilize distal radius fractures, repair cartilage tears, as well as how to manage Keinbock’s disease and numerous problems secondary to arthritis. The authors review the indications, the variety of techniques, and alternatives available to manage each disorder, enabling you to choose the best treatment for each patient’s particular condition.

Highlights:

Coverage of operative techniques for percutaneous scaphoid fixation, total wrist arthroplasty, limited and total wrist arthrodesis, Madelung’s wrist reconstruction and more
More than 350 quality illustrations provide visual aid to surgical technique, ideal for review in preparation for a procedure
Review of indications, technique, post-operative care, and alternative techniques in easy-to-digest bulleted text
An invaluable reference for practicing hand surgeons and orthopedists, this text will also be appreciated by residents, particularly those on hand surgery rotations.

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Surgical Ultrasound: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Surgeons, Internists, and Ultrasound Technicians

 Radiology, Surgery  Comments Off on Surgical Ultrasound: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Surgeons, Internists, and Ultrasound Technicians
Oct 162018
 

This unique book is written specifically for surgeons. But that’s not all.
Edited by a surgeon and a gastroenterology specialist, it’s relevant to both these disciplines. What’s more, it’s comprehensive and detailed: it covers everything from the technical basics, to emergency surgical ultrasound, to possible further diagnostic procedures. A truly practical guide Over 850 high-quality illustrations help to put the theory into practice. And explanatory drawings next to each ultrasound picture make it easy for even the inexperienced eye to interpret images. Clear, concise – and easy to use Information is broken down into clear sections. Each section focuses on the surgical ultrasound of a specific organ system, and is written by a proven expert in the field.

Topics include:

The acute abdomen
Thoracic and abdominal trauma
Endoscopic ultrasound
Doppler and color-coded Duplex ultrasound
Transplantation ultrasound
Intraoperative ultrasound

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Surgery of the Auricle: Tumors-Trauma-Defects-Abnormalities

 Surgery  Comments Off on Surgery of the Auricle: Tumors-Trauma-Defects-Abnormalities
Oct 162018
 

Winner of the First Prize in ENT at the 2008 BMA (British Medical Association) Medical Book Competition
This book is a comprehensive guide to the delicate and complex reconstructive procedures for the external ear. Featuring concise descriptions, step-by-step instructions, and numerous beforeand after photos, this book provides surgeons with the essential knowledge that successful surgery in this difficult field demands.

The text opens with an overview of the anatomy and anthropometry of the external ear, aesthetic principles of auricular reconstruction, and the basic principles of plastic surgery. Separate sections of the book provide in-depth discussion of the techniques for managing tumors, trauma and non-inflammatory processes, auricular defects, and abnormalities.

Features:

More than 1,300 illustrations and photographs that aid comprehension of auricular problems and surgical steps
Detailed discussion of classification of auricular defects and abnormalities
Coverage of the radiologic examination of malformations of the petrous temporal bone
An incomparable reference for all surgeons specializing in treating defects and disorders of the external ear, this volume succeeds beautifully in capturing the myriad creative, scientific, and technical facets of auricular reconstruction.

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Neuro-Ophthalmology: The Practical Guide

 Neurology/Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology  Comments Off on Neuro-Ophthalmology: The Practical Guide
Oct 162018
 

For those clinicians with minimal experience in reading the signs and symptoms of neuro-ophthalmic disease, this book provides the information you need to make accurate clinical judgments and will give you the confidence to handle emergency situations.

Features:

Well-organized sections on examination techniques, signs and symptoms, categories of neuro-ophthalmic disorders, and key diagnostic tests
More than 200 full-color photographs of specific diseases for easy identification
Detailed lists of differential diagnoses and “red flags” to prevent errors in evaluation or treatment In-depth discussions of optic tumors, diplopia and polyopia, Horner’s Syndrome, nerve palsies, visual field defects, eye movement disorders, and more

Designed for specialists and non-specialists alike, this user-friendly guidebook will be invaluable for immediate diagnostic and management decisions, including knowing when referrals are in order.

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Pediatric Neurovascular Disease: Surgical, Endovascular and Medical Management

 Neurology/Neurosurgery, Pediatrics  Comments Off on Pediatric Neurovascular Disease: Surgical, Endovascular and Medical Management
Oct 162018
 

Praise for this book: “Instructive and…high quality…[an] excellent book…it fully meets its objective to highlight a very important part of both paediatric and vascular neurosurgery.”–Neurosurgical Review

Bridging the gap between the pediatric specialist unaccustomed to handling neurovascular pathologies and the neurovascular specialist unaccustomed to treating pediatric patients, this text covers the cutting-edge, multi-modal techniques for managing pediatric neurovascular disease, disorders, and malformations. It contains full descriptions and insightful perspectives on the most advanced surgical, endovascular, and medical treatments for cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous fistulas, arteriovenous malformations, Galen’s vein malformations, moyamoya disease, spinal vascular malformations, pediatric stroke, and more.

Highlights:

Easy-to-follow organization of disease topics according to endovascular, surgical, or medical treatment method
Discussion of endovascular techniques and tools for angioplasty and stents in children, as well as how to manage possible complications such as stroke and hemorrhage
More than 200 illustrations highlighting principles of disease pathology
Review of the existing literature helps the clinician gain a full understanding of the fundamentals in neurovascular disease management

With contributions from world-renowned experts, this is an exceptional clinical reference for neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, neurointerventionalists, neurologists, and pediatricians seeking to gain expertise in a multi-pronged approach to pediatric neurovascular disease.

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