Christopher de Souza, Michael E. Glasscock III
2004 - illustrations - 212 pages
ISBN : 3-13-136051-8
Georg Thieme Verlag, Rüdigerstrasse 14, 70469 Stuttgart, Germany.
Co-authored by leading specialists, this comprehensive and current bookprovides a detailed and practical discussion of otosclerosis diagnosis, treatment, and management.
The book presents a step-by-step account of stapedectomy surgery, andalso covers the pros and cons of erbium lasers and their current applica-tions; the analysis of recent otosclerosis studies using CT scanning and audiometry as parameters; stapedectomy versus stapedotomy; frequent complications encountered in otosclerosis surgery; and much more!
Key features: Walks beginners through the fundamental steps necessary to fully understand otosclerosis and stapedectomy ; Solutions to difficult problems encountered daily by experienced otologists ; Special chapters on revision and laser stapedectomy surgeries ; Practical quiz that helps reinforce all the salient features of the book.
Appealing to the novice as well as the experienced professional, this book isa key resource for any practitioner in the field-general ENT specialists, ENT surgeons, as well as medical students and otology fellows. Use this book tokeep up-to-date on this important topic.