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A Diagnostic Atlas of Tumors of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract. A Transnasal Video Endoscopic Approach
Informa Healthcare, March 2012, Pages: 128
A unique and vital resource for oncologists, otolaryngologists, gastroenterologists, respiratory physicians, and ENT, maxillo-facial, thoracic, and upper gastrointestinal surgeons, A Diagnostic Atlas of Tumors of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract brings the reader up-to-date with the correct identification and diagnosis for malignant disease of the larynx, pharynx, and esophagus. This resource is the only available atlas that covers these anatomical areas and highlights the different pathologies physicians may encounter.
Key features of this highly visual guide include:
- A thorough knowledge of the entire upper aero-digestive tract and its
- Recent advances in flexible endoscopy which makes visualization,
identification, biopsy, and treatment of conditions of the upper
aero-digestive tract easier and possible under local anesthesia in an
- Incorporates more than 170 high quality images
- Accessible and concise information for medical students, nurses, surgical
and medical trainees and consultants
- Accompanying video clips of this technology available to view online
Section 1: An Overview. An introduction to Trans-Nasal Flexible Laryngo-oesophagoscopy (TNLE). The Technique - General Biopsy of Lesions. Patients Experience.
Section 2: Malignant Tumours. Post Nasal Space. Oropharynx. Tonsil. Soft palate. Base of Tongue. Supraglottic. Glottic. Subglottic. Pyriform Fossa Tumours. Posterior Pharyngeal Wall Tumours. Post Cricoid Tumours. Oesophageal Tumours. Thyroid Tumours.
Section 3: Pre-malignant Lesions. Oropharynx e.g. Dysplasia, Carcinoma in Situ. Tonsil. Soft palate. Base of Tongue. Larynx e.g. Dysplasia, Carcinoma in Situ. Post Cricoid e.g. Dysplasia, Carcinoma in Situ, Lichen Planus. Posterior Pharyngeal Wall. Oesophageal e.g. Barrett’s, Lichen Planus.
Section 4: Non-Malignant Tumours. Post Nasal Space e.g Adenoidal hypertrophy, Cysts. Oropharynx. Tonsil. Soft palate e.g. salaivary gland tumors. Base of Tongue. Supraglottic e.g. Amyloid, Oncocytoma, Laryngocoeles. Glottic e.g Laryngeal papillomatosis, Hyperkeratosis. Subglottic.
Section 5: Post-Treatment findings and complications. Surgery. Total Laryngectomy with primary repair. Total Laryngectomy with Pectoralis Major repair. Total Laryngectomy with Gastric pull up. Voice prosthesis (normal function/candidal collinization). Post-operative fistula. Flap Monitoring. Flap Necrosis. Chemo-radiation. Acute Radiotherapy Reaction. Acute Candidiasis. Radiorecurrence.
Section 6: Treatment options using TNLE. Endo-Laryngeal Laser Surgery. Direct Phonoplasty. Secondary Tracheo-Oesophageal Puncture. Endoscopy of the bronchus and lung.
Tim Price, Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester, UK. Paul Montgomery, Bupa, Cromwell Hospital, London, UK. Martin Birchall, University College London, UK and University of California, Davis, USA. Patrick Gallane, University of Toronto, Canada