Controversies in the Management of Salivary Gland Disease

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-01-06
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Addressing controversial and topical issues in the field of salivary gland disease and surgical management of salivary gland disease, this new edition integrates the newest clinical findings with the historical pathological records, and attempts to resolve any conflicts between the two. Fully-illustrated and updated since the first edition in 2002, it is particuarly useful for trainees sitting their final exam, because it deals with new controversial subjects which are topical atall the conferences and exam vivas.

Table of Contents

History and classification
Epidemiology of salivary gland tumours
Aetiology and molecular changes
Investigation of salivary gland lumps
Surgical approach to benign tumours
Electrophysiological monitoring
Treatment of spilliage of residual
Recurrent Parotid Pleomorphic Adenoma
Warthin's tumour
Childhood parotid tumours
Importance of stage and grade
Predicting outcome
Key concepts in gland surgery
Role of radiotherapy and chemothrapy
Can recurrent salivary cancer be salvaged?
Controversies in salivary gland cancer
Management of skin metastasis
Epidmiology and aetiology
Extracorporeal lithotripsy
Basket retrieval
Parotid stone
Unusual salivary gland problems
Treatment for non neoplastic disease
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