Neurotology

Paperback | October 15, 2014

byDarius Kohan, Selena Heman-Ackah, Sujana Chandrasekhar

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This text provides a concise yet comprehensive review of common neurologic disorders. The pathophysiology, presentation, diagnosis, and management of these entities is discussed in detail in a clear, easy to understand format. The focus is on patients presented with vertigo, disequilibrium,hearing loss, pulsatile and non-pulsatile tinnitus, facial nerve weakness, and complications of the otitis media. Vascular tumors and anomalies, trauma to the temporal bone, Meniere's disease, as well as cerebellopontine lesions such as vestibular schwannoma and meningioma will be discussed withspecial emphasis on clinical applications. The appropriate diagnostic work up and treatment options as well as controversies will be discussed in the context of evidence-based medicine and "best practice" approach. Judicious use of MRI/CT scanning and audio-vestibular testing relevant for each pathology is discussed in detail. Appropriateillustrations and tables will summarize algorithms and protocols for managing these disorders making this text an easy-to-digest medical resource. A comprehensive reference list is provided.

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This text provides a concise yet comprehensive review of common neurologic disorders. The pathophysiology, presentation, diagnosis, and management of these entities is discussed in detail in a clear, easy to understand format. The focus is on patients presented with vertigo, disequilibrium,hearing loss, pulsatile and non-pulsatile tinn...

Darius Kohan, MD, is affiliated with the Department of Otolaryngology at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Selena Heman-Ackah, PhD, is affiliated with the Department of Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Sujana Chandrasekhar, MD, is affiliated with New York Otology.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 15, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199843988

ISBN - 13:9780199843985

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1. Presbycusis.2. Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss3. Noise Induced Hearing Loss4. Ototoxins5. Congenital Hearing Los6. Neurofibromatosis7. Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors (CPA).- Part I: Acoustic Neuroma and Meningioma8. Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors (CPA).- Part II :Rare tumors of the CPASection II: Vertigo and Dysequilibrium9. Meniere's Disease10. Vestibular Neuropathy11. Labyrinthitis12. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo13. Migrainous Vertigo14. Perilymphatic Fistula15. Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence16. Labyrinthine ConcussionSection III: Tinnitus17. Subjective Tinnitus18. Paragangliomas19. Arterovenous Malformations and Aberrant Vasculature20. Benign Intracranial Hypertension21. Tegmen DehiscenceSection IV: Facial Neuropathy22. Congenital Facial Palsy23. Bell's Palsy24. Traumatic Facial Palsy25. Facial NeuromaSection V: Neurologic Complications of Otitis Media26. Facial Paralysis27. Petrous Apicitis28. Meningitis and Brain Abscess29. Otic Hydrocephalus30. Lateral or Sigmoid Sinus Thrombosis