by James B. Snow, P. Ashley Wackym
First published in 1908, this text has?since sold 150,000 copies worldwide in 10 languages. This centennial edition blends state-of-the-art clinical techniques with scientific foundations and is designed as a comprehensice reference that will satisfy the needs of?developing specialists?and seasoned practitioners alike. Sections include?otology/neurotology, rhinology, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, pediatric otorhinolaryngology, laryngology and bronchoesophagology, and head and neck surgery. The presentation of basic science?underlying clinical otorhinolaryngology has been expanded, and molecular mechanisms and genetics of disease are presented. Disorders of smell, taste, balance and hearing, voice, speech, and language?are emphasized to provide comprehensive coverage of the discipline. New chapters include Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy; Biofilms and Their Role in Ear and Respiratory Infections; Outcomes Research, Clinical Trials and Clinical Research; Robotic Surgery, Navigational Systems, and Surgical Simulators;?and Chemoradiation for Head and Neck Cancer.