Restitutional Surgery of the Ear and Temporal Bone

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Thieme, 2001 - 353 pages
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The concept of restitutional surgery aims at surgery that restores natural function. This book introduces the author's own experience in the application of surgical strategies for treating otologic diseases that follow this priority.

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Concepts of restitutional ear surgery; Instrumentation; Anesthesia and monitoring; Otosurgical anatomy: A manual for the temporal bone dissection training; Injuries of the ear and the temporal bone; Malformations of the ear; Otosclerosis; External otitis; Acute otitis media and mastoiditis; Chronic otitis media and its complications; Petrositis and osteomyelitis of the temporal bone; Tumors of the external ear; Tumors of the middle ear and the temporal bone; Otologic nerve surgery; Cochlear and brainstem implants


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Anesthesia and Monitoring
a Training Manual for Temporal Bone Dissection
Transmastoid Translabyrinthine Approach
Injuries to the Ear and Temporal Bone
Malformations of the Ear and Temporal Bone
Congenital Stenoses of the External Auditory
Petrositis and Osteomyelitis of the Temporal Bone
Tumors and TumorLike Lesions of the External
Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Auricle
Tumors of the Middle Ear and Temporal Bone
Facial Nerve Schwannoma
Acoustic Neurinoma Vestibular Nerve
Indications for Surgery
Otological Nerve Surgery

External Otitis
Differential Diagnosis
Symptoms Signs and Diagnosis
Cochlear Implants and Auditory Brain Stem Implants R Laszig
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About the author (2001)

Professor emeritus and Former Director, Dept. of Otorhinolaryngology, Friedrich Alexander University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany

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