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Title Principles and practice of lasers in otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery / edited by V. Oswal and M. Remacle ; co-editors, S. Jovanovic and J. Krespi
Published Hague, Netherlands : Kugler ; Gilsum, NH : Pathway Book Service [distributor for US and Canada], 2002


Description 1 online resource (xx, 480, [2] pages) : illustrations (some color), portraits
Contents Preface; Foreword; About the editors; List of Contributors; Section I: Basic Science; 1. History of Laser Light; 2. Laser Biophysics; 3. Equipment and Instrumentation; 4. Theatre Protocol and Surgical Technique; 5. Anaesthesia for Laser Airway Surgery; Section II: Laryngology; 6. Lasers in Laryngology; 7. Laser Surgery for Benign Laryngeal Pathology; 8. Voice Surgery and Lasers; 9. Lasers in the Management of Laryngeal Malignancy; Section III: Rhinology; 10. Endonasal Laser Applications; 11. Laser-Assisted Dacryocystorhinostomy; 12. Nasal Turbinate Surgery
Summary The addition of lasers to the surgical armamentarium of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery has allowed our specialty to offer patients new and exciting ways of approaching disease management, to improve on conventional surgical techniques, and to expand its scope. While certain distinct advantages are associated with the use of lasers in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, these must be weighed up against the possible complications of laser surgery. Thirty-one years have passed since Jako and Strong first introduced the carbon dioxide laser, and its applications in the upper aerodigestive
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Head -- Laser surgery
Larynx -- Laser surgery
Lasers in surgery.
Neck -- Laser surgery
Laser Therapy
MEDICAL -- Lasers in Medicine.
Lasers in surgery
Form Electronic book
Author Oswal, V. H.
Remacle, Marc.
Jovanovic, S
Krespi, Yosef P.
ISBN 9789062997930