About this book
This surgical atlas, featuring a wealth of color photographs, provides detailed step-by-step descriptions of a wide range of open head and neck procedures, including radical and conservative (organ preservation, functional) approaches, aesthetic and reconstructive surgeries with the use of axial and free flaps, and surgery within the narrow confines of the skull base. Individual chapters are dedicated to surgery of the nose and paranasal sinuses, laryngeal surgery, thyroid surgery, surgery of the salivary glands, surgery of the mandible, surgery for temporal bone malignancy, facial plastic surgery, neck dissection, and surgery of the lip and oral cavity. The atlas will be a comprehensive practical reference for clinicians in the various specialties involved in head and neck surgery, including otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, plastic surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, and surgical oncologists. It will assist practitioners in achieving the high level of competence that is essential owing to the large number of vital structures in the head and neck region.