Lip Cancer: Treatment and Reconstruction by Antonia KolokythasLip Cancer: Treatment and Reconstruction by Antonia Kolokythas

Lip Cancer: Treatment and Reconstruction

byAntonia Kolokythas

Hardcover | November 7, 2013

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This textbook is intended as a comprehensive reference that will provide easy-to-follow and well-organized guidance on the management of lip cancer, from diagnosis to treatment and reconstruction. After discussion of anatomy and premalignant conditions, detailed attention is paid to squamous cell carcinoma of the lip. Surgical management is explained, and the roles of radiation therapy and chemotherapy, discussed. Reconstruction techniques following ablative surgery are then described in depth, with reference to defect size and complexity. In addition, the potential complications of treatment and reconstruction are presented, with advice on their management. The closing chapter considers other malignant lesions of the lip. The informative text is complemented by high-quality illustrations and clinical and radiographic material. The contributors all have extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the topics they address.
Dr. Antonia Kolokythas is Assistant Professor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Kolokythas completed a fellowship in oral and maxillofacial surgical oncology and her clinical practice focuses on oral cancer patients, examining and identifying tumor characteristics associat...
Title:Lip Cancer: Treatment and ReconstructionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:163 pagesPublished:November 7, 2013Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642381790

ISBN - 13:9783642381799

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Table of Contents

General Considerations.- Anatomic Considerations.- Premalignant Conditions of the Lip.- Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lip.- Squamous Cell Carcinoma-Surgical Management.- Squamous Cell Carcinoma-Radiation Therapy.- Squamous Cell Carcinoma-Chemotherapy.- Reconstruction of Full-Thickness Defects of the Lip.- Reconstruction Considerations Based on Size of Defect.- Reconstruction of Complex Defects.- Vascularized Flap Reconstruction.- Complications Associated with Treatment of Lip Cancer.- Complications Associated with Reconstruction of Lip Defects.- Complications Associated with Radiotherapy.