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Head and Neck Ultrasonography
Head and Neck Ultrasonography

Head and Neck Ultrasonography

Product ID : 25624254


Galleon Product ID 25624254
UPC / ISBN 1597568589
Shipping Weight 4.3 lbs
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Binding: Hardcover
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Manufacturer Plural Publishing
Shipping Dimension 11.42 x 8.58 x 1.1 inches
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Author Lisa A. Orloff
Edition 2
Number Of Pages 544
Publication Date 2017-04-28
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About Head And Neck Ultrasonography

Product Description Head and Neck Ultrasonography: Essential and Extended Applications, Second Edition is a comprehensive text of point-of-care ultrasonography for clinicians who manage patients with head and neck disorders. The second edition has been revised to bring the reader up to date in expanded applications of real-time ultrasonography for the spectrum of conditions that affect the head and neck region in adults and children alike. New to the second edition: Abundant high-resolution grey scale (B-mode) and color Doppler images throughout Augmented chapters on thyroid, parathyroid, salivary gland, and interventional ultrasonography New chapters that focus on ultrasound in airway management, pediatrics, global health, and endobronchial procedures Special additional chapters on ultrasound documentation, FNA technique, and accreditation Liberal use of tables that highlight text material Extensively revised throughout to contain current information, guideline recommendations, reviews, and definitions A PluralPlus companion website with ample video examples of actual patient examinations Head and Neck Ultrasonography: Essential and Extended Applications, Second Edition provides new insights, pearls, and practical lessons in ultrasonography for the student of head and neck anatomy, the novice ultrasonographer, and the experienced surgeon or specialist who cares for patients with benign, malignant, or functional disorders of the head and neck. NOTE:This book comes with supplementary content on a PluralPlus companion website. If you purchase or rent a used copy of the printed book, the code to access the website printed inside the book may have been previously redeemed/used or be incorrect and you will not be able to use it. To guarantee access to the website, it is recommended you purchase a new copy of this book directly from Amazon or the publisher, Plural Publishing. Review This is a substantial textbook, which first appeared in 2008. The second edition adds coverage of such topics as airway management, paediatrics, endobronchial procedures and fine needle aspiration (of which much more anon). The impression is of a surprisingly colourful and well illustrated book, which is remarkable considering the monochrome topic. US does rely on movement, interaction and feedback to the operator, to build up a mental 3D image. Fortunately the countless illustrations are backed with on-line video images. Mind you, an early chapter on emerging advances promises 3D (even 4D) reconstructions, as we have seen in foetal US. There is a multi-author series of chapters covering the basic sciences and normal anatomy, whilst the thyroid obviously dominates the text. For salivary glands and neck masses I increasingly rely on a technology that seemed at a dead end and confined to prenatal checks, just a few decades ago. There are some surprises, with chapters on US of the larynx, the bronchi, the oesophagus, the paranasal sinuses and, especially, the ear where I need some further convincing. Is that Endotracheal tube in the right place? I had not thought of that. Clever. But then comes a series of chapters on interventional US. This is the fun bit. For me, Dr Abel s chapter on "The Science and Art of Optimal Fine Needle Biopsy and Smear making" made for a marvellous 30 pages, which I have now read three times. Every time I do so, I realise where and in how many ways I have been doing this...if not wrongly, then without that Art he describes, at the very least. Use an IV extension tubing, touch the needle on the slide, use a smaller needle (however counterintuitive), try the snap technique . If I never pick up an US probe in my latter years, this advice has altered my practice. Vascular US, Power Doppler, IV contrast, Shear Wave Elastography will remain the province of the radiologists, but there is so much in this book to appeal to any head and neck oncologist, to the endocrine surgeon, or our vascular fraternity. But it was Chapter 16