The Frontal Sinus by Stilianos E. KountakisThe Frontal Sinus by Stilianos E. Kountakis

The Frontal Sinus

EditorStilianos E. Kountakis, Brent Senior, Wolfgang Draf

Paperback | October 13, 2010

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This comprehensive volume with contributions by over 30 of the world's leading rhinologists will help to shed light on this difficult topic. Prof. Kountakis and Prof. Senior are well-known ENT-surgeons in the U.S. Prof. Draf is one of the most senior and most recognized ORL/Head- and Neck surgeon in Germany and world-wide. Thorough discussions of anatomy and pathophysiology of a variety of frontal sinus diseases provide a background for in-depth chapters on aspects of both medical and surgical management. A variety of surgical approaches are discussed, including the latest endoscopic techniques, as well as more traditional open and microscopic approaches. Heavily illustrated, this volume will be a "must have" for the rhinologist managing disease in the frontal sinus.
Title:The Frontal SinusFormat:PaperbackDimensions:308 pages, 9.53 × 7.6 × 0 inPublished:October 13, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642059376

ISBN - 13:9783642059377

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Table of Contents

History of Frontal Sinus Surgery.- CT Anatomy / Radiology.- Surgical Anatomy and Embryology.- Acute Frontal Rhinosinusitis: Diagnosis and Management.- Chronic Frontal Rhinosinusitis: Diagnosis and Management.- Microbiology of Chronic Sinusitis.- Orbital Complications of Frontal Sinus Disease.- CNS Complications of Frontal Sinus Disease.- Frontal-Orbital-Ethmoid Mucoceles.- Pott's Puffy Tumor.- Frontal Sinus and Nasal Polyps.- Allergies and the Frontal Sinus.- Fungi and the Frontal Sinus.- Frontal Headache.- Pediatric Frontal Sinusitis.- Frontal Sinus Trauma.- Frontal Sinus CSF Rhinorrhea.- Benign Tumors of the Frontal Sinus.- Cancer of the Frontal Sinus.- Primary Endoscopic Surgery and Postoperative Care.- Revision Endoscopic Surgery.- Image Guided Surgery.- Minitrephination of the Frontal Sinus.- Micro-endoscopic Frontal Sinus Surgery.- Modified Endoscopic Lothrop Procedure.- Frontal Sinus Rescue.- Trans-septal Frontal Sinusotomy.- Stenting.- Complications of Frontal Sinus Surgery.- Open Approaches.- Reconstructive Techniques of Anterior Frontal Sinus Wall.

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From the reviews: "This is a marvelous book, a long-awaited and needed compendium on the frontal sinuses. . Almost all aspects from the history of frontal sinus surgery via embryology, anatomy, radiology, different surgical techniques, complications, image-guided approaches as well as external and combined techniques are described in the individual chapters. . For newcomers to this field it can be seen as an advantage that each chapter can be studied individually, as most present an entity in themselves." (H. Stammberger, European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Head & Neck, May, 2006)"This book is a most up to date overview of the management of frontal sinus disease to which many leading authorities . contributed. The book aims at covering important aspects such as the anatomy of the frontal recess, radiology and endoscopic, but also eternal surgical techniques and chronic disease, complications and revision surgery. The lay-out of the book is very clear, with emphasis of important text in different colors, clear conclusions and core messages. Some chapters are really gems of knowledge and teaching." (W. J. Frokkens, European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Head & Neck, May, 2006)