Osteomyelitis of the Jaws by Marc BaltenspergerOsteomyelitis of the Jaws by Marc Baltensperger

Osteomyelitis of the Jaws

EditorMarc Baltensperger, Gerold K. EyrichForeword byRobert E. Marx

Paperback | February 12, 2010

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"Osteomyelitis of the Jaws" is the first textbook of its kind covering exclusively all aspects of this challenging disease. A clear classification of osteomyelitis of the jaws is provided. Clinical presentation and diagnosis are meticulously described and illustrated. Radiological imaging from conventional radiographs to CT, MRI and PET diagnosis are outlined for all types of osteomyelitis of the jaws. Pathology and Pathophysiology of this disease are described in a clear way. All therapeutic modalities from surgery to antibiotic and hyperbaric oxygen therapy are comprehensively outlined and discussed. Each type of Osteomyelitis of the jaws are additionally described and illustrated in case reports giving this book a very practical approach to the subject.
Title:Osteomyelitis of the JawsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:338 pages, 10.24 × 7.6 × 0 inPublished:February 12, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642066879

ISBN - 13:9783642066870

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Table of Contents

Introduction. - Osteomyelitis of the Jaws: Definition and Classification. - Diagnostic Imaging -Conventional Radiology, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. - Diagnostic Imaging - Scintigraphy. - Diagnostic Imaging- Positron Emission Tomography, Combined PET/CT Imaging. - Pathology of Osteomyelitis. - Microbiology. - Osteomyelitis Therapy - General Considerations and Surgical Therapy. - Osteomyelitis Therapy - Antibiotic Therapy. - Osteomyelitis Therapy: - Hyperbaric Oxygen as an Adjunct in Treatment of Osteomyelitis of the Jaws. - Osteomyelitis of the Temporomandibular Joint. - Case Reports