This book covers the aetiology, pathophysiology, assessment, surgical and non-surgical management of otosclerosis in a comprehensive manner...many useful black and white diagrams...presents a balanced review of the literature on each aspect covered...A novel inclusion is the self-assessment quiz at the end, covering many of the important topics and issues outlined in the book...This is a comprehensive contemporary review of otosclerosis and its management that will make a useful reference for both individual and institution.--ANZ Journal of Surgery'A very systematic review...excellent illustrations, extensive coverage of complications and complicating circumstances...exhaustive and appropriate references...the authors have done an outstanding job...useful...helpful quiz and answer key...dedicated book with updated material.' --Doody's Review Notes
From the Back Cover
Co-authored by leading specialists, this comprehensive and current book provides a detailed and practical discussion of otosclerosis patient diagnosis, treatment, and management.
The book presents a step-by-step account of stapedectomy surgery, and also covers: the pros and cons of all lasers including the latest erbium lasers and their current applications; the analysis of recent otosclerosis studies using CT scanning and audiometry as parameters; stapedectomy versus stapedotomy; frequent complications encountered in otosclerosis surgery; and much more!
- Walks beginners through the fundamental steps necessary to fully understand otosclerosis and stapedectomy
- Solutions to difficult problems encountered daily by experienced otologists
- Special chapters on revision and laser stapedectomy surgeries
- Practical quiz that helps reinforce all the salient features of the book
Appealing to the novice as well as the experienced professional, this book is a key resource for any practitioner in the field - general ENT specialists, ENT surgeons, as well as medical students and otology fellows. Use this book to keep up-to-date on this important topic.