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Author Oswal, V

Title Principles and Practice of Lasers in Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Published Amsterdam : Kugler Publications, 2014
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Contents Table of contents; Preface; Introduction to multiple-choice questions; About the editors; About the co-editors; List of contributors; Section I: Basic Laser Science; Chapter 1: History of laser light; Chapter 2: Laser biophysics; Chapter 3: Risk management in laser technology: Primum non nocere -First do no harm; Chapter 4: Equipment and instrumentation; Chapter 5: Theatre protocol and surgical technique; Chapter 6: Anaesthesia for laser airway surgery; Section II: Transoral Laser Laryngeal Surgery; II-A ; Chapter 7: Transoral laser laryngeal surgery
Chapter 17: Transoral endoscopic management of acute obstruction causedby laryngeal malignancyII-C ; Chapter 18: Paediatric laryngo-tracheal airway; Chapter 19: Neonatal laryngopathy; Section III: Lasers in Endonasal Surgery; Chapter 20: Endonasal laser applications; Chapter 21: Laser-assisted dacryocystorhinostomy; Chapter 22: Nasal turbinate surgery; Chapter 23: Laser-induced microbial reduction in acute bacterialrhinosinusitis; Chapter 24: Laser-assisted functional endoscopic sinus surgery; Chapter 25: Lasers for endonasal (revision) surgery in chronicrhinosinusitis
Chapter 26: Transantral laser surgery and balloon dilatationChapter 27: CO2 laser management of rhinophyma; Chapter 28: Laser management of recurrent epistaxis; Chapter 29: Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia; Chapter 30: An overview of laser surgery in the posterior nose/nasopharynx; Chapter 31: Laser management of pathology in the posterior nose/nasopharynx; Section IV: Lasers in Otology; Chapter 32: Lasers in otology: General considerations; Chapter 33: An overview of lasers in otology; Chapter 34: Functional orthogonal cholesteatoma surgery; Chapter 35: Laser myringotomy
Chapter 36: CO2 laser in stapes surgeryChapter 37: Laser cartilaginous Eustachian tuboplasty; Section V: Oropharyngeal and Head & Neck Surgery; V-A ; Chapter 38: Lasers in oral surgery; Chapter 39: The use of carbon dioxide laser in the management of oralpathology; Chapter 40: CO2 laser endoscopic microsurgery of Zenker'spharyngo-oesophageal diverticulum; V-B ; Chapter 41: Basic science in photodynamic therapy in multidisciplinaryoncological care; Chapter 42: Photodynamic therapy in the management of superficial oralpathology
Chapter 8: Laser surgery for common laryngeal pathologyChapter 9: Human papilloma virus infections: Recurrent respiratorypapillomatosis; Chapter 10: Voice surgery and lasers; Chapter 11: Lasers in the management of laryngeal malignancy; Chapter 12: Voice outcome after laser management of early glottic carcinoma; II-B ; Chapter 13: An overview of the transoral management of the compromisedlaryngo-tracheal airway; Chapter 14: Laryngeal trauma; Chapter 15: Bilateral vocal fold immobility; Chapter 16: Endoscopic laser management of the compromisedlaryngotracheal airway
Summary ForewordIn this era's informational paradigm, while pondering the considerations to be penned in this foreword, the relevance of a text such as this emerged progressively as the focal point. After all, for years, one established source for accessing large amounts of valuable information had been the Encyclopaedia Britannica, a printed tome, which is no longer relevant. Instant access to the latest scientific information is freely available to all with an internet. So, what can this text provide that cannot be readily accessed?In contemplating given topics, the Editors, as most certainly occurr
Notes Chapter 43: The role of photodynamic therapy in the management of deephead-and-neck pathologies
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Subject Head -- Laser surgery
Larynx -- Laser surgery
Lasers in surgery.
Neck -- Laser surgery
Lasers in surgery.
Form Electronic book
Author Jovanvic, S
Remacle, M
ISBN 9062998658