An Atlas of Diagnostic Nasal Endoscopy by Salah D. Salman

By Salah D. Salman

Whereas atlases of endoscopic sinus surgical procedure are a number of, there's a critical wisdom hole created by way of the shortcoming of a complete, updated atlas devoted to workplace diagnostic nasal endoscopy. the 1st and basically such atlas, written in German and translated in 1978, is unfortunately old-fashioned. Filling this hole, An Atlas of Diagnostic Nasal Endoscopy illustrates all versions of standard intranasal anatomy and pathologies obvious via nasal endoscopy.

Developed by means of an writer with greater than fifteen years of expertise, the ebook gains greater than six hundred images of standard and irregular findings of nasal endoscopy. Captioned with arrows and legends, each one photo offers a transparent and self sustaining instructing message. This layout permits the reader to simply locate the knowledge they want with out wading via info they do not. the writer additionally provides transparent, concise expository textual content that offers historical past details for every chapter.

The person pleasant structure and finished assurance of the conventional versions of intranasal anatomy and the various irregular pathologies encountered in medical perform make An Atlas of Diagnostic Nasal Endoscopy an incredible source for all trainees, practitioners, and lecturers of otolaryngology, and practitioners and experts drawn to sinus problems.

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The rationale behind the popular functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) is to open up the OMC for better sinus ventilation and drainage, and thus reduce the frequency of sinus infections and make them more responsive to medical therapy.  This may be done in the office and is easily tolerated with infiltration anesthesia, as a spray anesthetic does not suffice.  This chapter pictures the variations encountered by the author.  The long arrow points to the uncinate process and the arrowhead to the middle turbinate Page 44 This page intentionally left blank.

The long arrow points to the nasopharynx Page 28 This page intentionally left blank.  Congenital variations do occur, but not as commonly as with the middle turbinate. The rich vascularity and glandular content of the inferior turbinate make it a major contributor to the nasal blockage and discharge of allergies and infections, and a major participant in the nasal cycle and in vasomotor rhinitis.  It has been mistaken for nasal polyps.  This enlargement may be due to thick soft tissues and/or cancellous bone of the turbinate.

It has been mistaken for nasal polyps.  This enlargement may be due to thick soft tissues and/or cancellous bone of the turbinate.  The pneumatization may be aggressive enough to reach the lacrimal bone and even the ascending process of the maxilla more anteriorly.  The rationale behind the popular functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) is to open up the OMC for better sinus ventilation and drainage, and thus reduce the frequency of sinus infections and make them more responsive to medical therapy.

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