Atlas of Skull Base Surgery and Neurotology

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Thieme, 2008 - Medical - 268 pages
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Praise for this book:

"Written by...one of the world experts in skull base surgery...Without a shadow of a doubt, this is a truly remarkable book...it is essential." - Journal of Laryngology & Otology


The second edition of Atlas of Skull Base Surgery and Neurotology presents an up-to-date reference for the latest techniques in the challenging area of skull base surgery. Greatly expanded in this edition is the book's broad coverage of technical maneuvers for the various surgical approaches. The atlas provides an overview of the fundamental concepts in surgical management with succinct descriptions of surgical anatomy, pathological anatomy of skull base problems, the use of endoscopes in skull base surgery, and vascular considerations.


Highlights of this edition:



  • Features concise, step-by-step descriptions of
    surgical techniques

  • Expanded to include 700 full-color, high-quality
    illustrations by artist Christine Gralapp demonstrating key aspects of
    anatomy, operative exposures, and surgical maneuvers


An invaluable aid to mastering the complex anatomy and
techniques for skull base surgery and neurotology, this book is essential for
otolaryngologists, neurosurgeons, and residents in these
specialties.



 

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Excellent and lucid at the same time.Highly recommended !

Contents

Lateral Approaches to the Internal Auditory Canal and Cerebellopontine Angle
37
Retrosigmoid Approach to the Internal Auditory Canal and Cerebellopontine Angle
64
Microsurgery of Acoustic Neuroma
71
Middle Fossa Approaches to the Internal Auditory Canal and Cerebellopontine Angle
83
Combined Craniotomies of the Posterior and Middle Fossae
94
Microsurgical Resection of a Complex Meningioma via Combined Approach Craniotomy
102
Approaches to Jugular Foramen and Infratemporal Fossa
108
Far Lateral Approach to the Foramen Magnum
128
Vascular Considerations in Lateral Skull Base Surgery
171
Fractures of the Cranial Base
181
Temporal Bone Resection
194
Approaches to the Petrous Apex
202
Ear Canal Closure in Skull Base Surgery
210
Facial Nerve Rerouting during Skull Base Surgery
227
Vestibular Surgery
237
Cochlear Implantation
243

Approaches to Meckels Cave Cavum Trigeminale
134
Approaches to the Clivus
142
Orbitozygomatic Approaches
152
Reconstruction of the Cranial Base
249
Index
257
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About the author (2008)

Robert K. Jackler is Sewall Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgury; Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and Surgery; Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education; Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California.

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