Atlas of Skull Base Surgery and Neurotology

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-08-14
  • Publisher: Thieme Medical Pub
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The second edition of Atlas of Skull Base Surgery and Neurotology presents an up-to-date reference for the latest techniques in the challenging area of skull base surgery. Greatly expanded in this edition is the book's broad coverage of technical maneuvers for the various surgical approaches. The atlas provides an overview of the fundamental concepts in surgical management with succinct descriptions of surgical anatomy, pathological anatomy of skull base problems, the use of endoscopes in skull base surgery, and vascular considerations.Highlights of this edition:*Features concise, step-by-step descriptions of surgical techniques*Expanded to include 700 full-color, high-quality illustrations by artist Christine Gralapp demonstrating key aspects of anatomy, operative exposures, and surgical maneuversAn invaluable aid to mastering the complex anatomy and techniques for skull base surgery and neurotology, this book is essential for otolaryngologists, neurosurgeons, and residents in these specialties.

Author Biography

Robert K. Jackler is Sewall Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgury; Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and Surgery; Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education; Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California.

Table of Contents

Surgical and Pathologic Anatomy of Neurotologic and Skull Base Tumorsp. 1
Lateral Approaches to the Internal Auditory Canal and Cerebellopontine Anglep. 37
Retrosigmoid Approach to the Internal Auditory Canal and Cerebellopontine Anglep. 64
Microsurgery of Acoustic Neuromap. 71
Middle Fossa Approaches to the Internal Auditory Canal and Cerebellopontine Anglep. 83
Combined Craniotomies of the Posterior and Middle Fossaep. 94
Microsurgical Resection of a Complex Meningioma via Combined Approach Craniotomyp. 102
Approaches to Jugular Foramen and Infratemporal Fossap. 108
Far Lateral Approach to the Foramen Magnump. 128
Approaches to Meckel's Cave (Cavum Trigeminale)p. 134
Approaches to the Clivusp. 142
Orbitozygomatic Approachesp. 152
Use of Endoscopes in Skull Base Surgeryp. 156
Vascular Considerations in Lateral Skull Base Surgeryp. 171
Fractures of the Cranial Basep. 181
Encephalocele of the Middle Fossa Floorp. 185
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakp. 189
Temporal Bone Resectionp. 194
Approaches to the Petrous Apexp. 202
Ear Canal Closure in Skull Base Surgeryp. 210
Facial Nerve Surgeryp. 213
Facial Nerve Rerouting during Skull Base Surgeryp. 227
Reanimation of the Paralyzed Facep. 231
Vestibular Surgeryp. 237
Cochlear Implantationp. 243
Reconstruction of the Cranial Basep. 249
Cranial Nerve Monitoringp. 253
Indexp. 257
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