Controversies in the Management of Salivary Gland Disease

Author: Mark McGurk

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199578206

Category: Medical

Page: 356

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Addressing controversial and topical issues in the field of salivary gland disease and surgical management of salivary gland disease, this new edition integrates the newest clinical findings with the historical pathological records, and attempts to resolve any conflicts between the two. Fully-illustrated and updated since the first edition in 2002, it is particuarly useful for trainees sitting their final exam, because it deals with new controversial subjects which are topical at all the conferences and exam vivas.
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Controversies in Clinical Thyroidology

Author: J. I. Hamburger,J. M. Miller

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461259169

Category: Medical

Page: 306

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"Man's natural instinct, in fact, is never toward what is sound and true. It is toward what is specious and false . . . The ideas that conquer the race most rapidly and arouse the wildest enthusiasm and are held most tenaciously are precisely the ideas that are most insane. This has been true since the first 'advanced' gorilla put on underwear, cultivated a frown and began his first lecture tour, . . . " H. L. Mencken, from Meditation On Meditation in the Smart Set, June, 1920 pp 45-46 In our opinion there is no field of clinical medicine in such a state of dynamic disequilibrium as clin ical thyroidology. Thyroid diseases are very common. The moderately complex but easily understandable physiological interrelationships between the thyroid, pituitary and hypothalamus have provided stimuli for the application of mod ern technology in the development of an array of diagnostic procedures. Although therapeutic methods have been more stable, and recent advances more limited, their application by phy- Joel I. Hambufl~er. M. D. sicians representing different disciplines has pro vided an ample basis for the expression of differ ing viewpoints. Unfortunately there are few opportunities for in-depth exploration of different attitudes and experience relevant to issues of current interest. The review process employed by medical journals often seems to stifle the expression of controver sial viewpoints.
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Controversies in Oral Cancer

Author: K. Alok Pathak,Richard W. Nason

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 8132225740

Category: Medical

Page: 123

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This volume brings together the work of experts from clinical and basic sciences specialties and addresses some of the controversial issues and advances in the management of oral cancer. Improving the outcome for the oral cancer patient will require dedicated work from many disciplines working together as multidisciplinary units. The book is meant for medical students, residents and consultants in various disciplines, including otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, maxillofacial surgery and oncology.
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Head & Neck Surgery--otolaryngology

Author: Byron J. Bailey,Jonas T. Johnson,Shawn D. Newlands

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781755611

Category: Medical

Page: 2826

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Newly revised and updated, this comprehensive, easy-to-use two-volume otolaryngology text is now in its Fourth Edition. More than 30 new chapters are included that reflect advances in the field, such as outcomes and evidence-based medicine, surgical management of nasal valve collapse and choanal atresia, immunology and allergy, allergic and non-allergic rhinitis, complications of rhinosinusitis, management of dysphagia, radiographic examination of the upper aerodigestive tract, endoscopic evaluation of the upper aerodigestive tract, cosmetic uses of Botox, and more. Coverage includes both adult and pediatric otolaryngology. All chapters are written by distinguished world-renowned authorities and contain summary highlights boxes, summary tables, and end-of-chapter reviews. More than 2,500 illustrations complement the text.
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Current Concepts in the Management of Pathologic Conditions, An Issue of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics,

Author: John H. Campbell

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455771562

Category: Medical

Page: 116

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Guest Editor John Campbell presents a comprehensive look at pathologic conditions. The issue will cover tumors of the tongue base and hypopharynx, keratocystic odontogenic tumors, third molar pathology, sinus grafting, oral cancer, burning tongue, parotid pathology, verrucous hyperkeratosis and verrucous carcinoma, osteonecrosis, fluorescent intraoperative angiography, neuropathic pain, and more.
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Medical Problems in Dentistry E-Book

Author: Crispian Scully

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044091

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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This text offers an authoritative account of general medical and surgical conditions as they apply to the practice of dentistry and oral healthcare. Now established as the standard reference on the subject, Medical Problems in Dentistry is essential for students learning for the first time or practitioners needing to keep up-to-date with their knowledge. Detailed coverage outlines the complete relevance of systemic diseases and their treatment to dentistry – essential knowledge for the whole dental team User-friendly format allows ease of access to information whether for exam revision purposes or for a specific issue confronting staff in a busy clinical environment Clearly written with excellent use of illustrations, the book is an essential, easy to use, reliable source of information Text completely updated and re-organised to increase focus on the more dentally-relevant aspects of medicine and subject areas that have undergone recent change Entries more fully alphabetized to improve access to information Accompanying ‘key points boxes’ highlight the most crucial aspects of specific medical conditions Content peer-reviewed by a specialist Advisory Board to ensure accuracy of information and the inclusion of the latest advances Additional coverage of autoinflammatory disorders, biological response modifiers, craniofacial transplantation, drug reactions, drug-resistant microbial infections, osteonecrosis, and immune reconstitution syndrome Completely new entries such as alternative and complementary medicine, health promotion, men’s issues and occupational health New national and international guidelines, selected recent references and up-to-date websites
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Diagnostic Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck E-Book

Author: Douglas R. Gnepp

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437719511

Category: Medical

Page: 1224

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This resource is the authoritative guide to problematic areas of the head and neck for the surgical pathologist. With particular emphasis placed on diagnostic problems and differential diagnosis in addition to coverage of more common diagnostically straightforward lesions, you’ll get the most complete diagnostic picture possible. The updated second edition features new coverage and a more user-friendly layout. Features the most comprehensive collection of head and neck pathology specimens in one reference for comparison with your findings. Covers rare as well as common diagnoses to help you identify even the most obscure disease entities. Provides clinicopathologic correlations throughout to give you all the information you need to formulate a complete diagnostic report. Emphasizes differential diagnosis and avoiding diagnostic pitfalls so you can overcome difficult diagnostic challenges. Covers FNA cytology, molecular genetic techniques, and immunohistochemistry to present the most compete diagnostic picture possible. Presents a brand-new chapter on specimen handling to ensure effective processing and reporting of head and neck specimens. Features more than 1700 full-color illustrations that capture the pathologic and cytopathologic appearances of the full range of common and rare neoplastic and non-neoplastic lesions.
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Scully's Medical Problems in Dentistry E-Book

Author: Crispian Scully

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702059633

Category: Medical

Page: 768

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This text offers an authoritative account of general medical and surgical conditions as they apply to the practice of dentistry and oral healthcare. Now established as the standard reference on the subject, Medical Problems in Dentistry is essential for students learning for the first time or practitioners needing to keep up-to-date with their knowledge. Detailed coverage outlines the complete relevance of systemic diseases and their treatment to dentistry – essential knowledge for the whole dental team User-friendly format allows ease of access to information whether for exam revision purposes or for a specific issue confronting staff in a busy clinical environment Clearly written with excellent use of illustrations, the book is an essential, easy to use, reliable source of information Text completely updated and re-organised to increase focus on the more dentally-relevant aspects of medicine and subject areas that have undergone recent change Entries more fully alphabetized to improve access to information Accompanying ‘key points boxes’ highlight the most crucial aspects of specific medical conditions Content peer-reviewed by a specialist Advisory Board to ensure accuracy of information and the inclusion of the latest advances Additional coverage of autoinflammatory disorders, biological response modifiers, craniofacial transplantation, drug reactions, drug-resistant microbial infections, osteonecrosis, and immune reconstitution syndrome Completely new entries such as alternative and complementary medicine, health promotion, men’s issues and occupational health New national and international guidelines, selected recent references and up-to-date websites
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