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Handbook of Pharyngeal Diseases: Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment
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Editors: Aaron P. Nazario and Julien K. Vermeulen
Book Description:
Pharyngeal disease and/or dysfunction is responsible for many cases of dysphagia (difficulty swallowing). This can result in dehydration, malnutrition and life-threatening conditions such as aspiration pneumonia and choking. This book discusses the causes of and current treatment approaches in managing and alleviating pharyngeal dysphagia. Also evaluated are the effects of the developmental disturbances in the maxillofacial region on the pharyngeal and neighboring structures. Furthermore, the effects of orthodontic and/or orthopedic approaches are assessed, such as maxillary protraction, rapid maxillary expansion, and activator. The videofluoroscopic swallowing study is also introduced as a standard method for the diagnosis of pharyngeal diseases and to describe the basic principles and approaches of the treatment of pharyngeal dysphagia. In addition to pharyngeal dysphagia, the diagnostic and therapeutic approach to childhood malignant nasopharyngeal tumors are reviewed. The authors also review the known prognostic factors of these diseases in order to discuss treatment adaptation, especially in young children. Other chapters in this book explore the cardinal manifestation of the neurological diseases, a discussion of the improved imaging systems and new radioactive agents in diagnosing and treating various tumors, a review of the potential causes of isolated uvulitis, retropharyngeal hematoma, and adenotonsillar disease and the treatment for peritonsillar abscess, a complication of acute bacterial tonsillitis, and other pharyngeal diseases.

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Chapter 1 - Neurological Diseases with Pharyngeal Dysfunction
Authors / Editors: Reinaldo Teixeira Ribeiro and Orlando Graziani Póvoas Barsottini

Chapter 2 - Pharyngeal Dysphagia
Authors / Editors: P. Claire Langdon and Kim M. Brookes

Chapter 3 - Effects of Maxillofacial Disorders on Pharyngeal Structures and Orthodontic Treatment Modalities
Authors / Editors: Nihat KILIÇ and Husamettin OKTAY

Chapter 4 - Velopharyngeal Dysfunction
Authors / Editors: Mosaad Abdel-Aziz, Mona Hegazi and Hassan Ghandour

Chapter 5 - Adenotonsillar Disease: Treatment Comes from Histo-Physio-Pathology
Authors / Editors: Carmen Aurelia Mogoanta, Elena Ionita and Mogoanta Laurentiu

Chapter 6 - Management of Swallowing Difficulty in Pharyngeal Diseases
Authors / Editors: Byung-Mo Oh and Nam-Jong Paik
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 7 - Infections of the Pharynx
Authors / Editors: Mustafa Gul

Chapter 8 - Malignant Nasopharyngeal Tumors in Children
Authors / Editors: Marie-Eve Rouge, Hervé Brisse, Sylvie Helfre, Natacha Teissier, Paul Freneaux and Daniel Orbachi

Chapter 9 - Harmonic Scalpel® in the Treatment of Snoring
Authors / Editors: A. Salami, R. Mora, M. Bavazzano, L. Guastini, B. Crippa and M. Dellepiane

Chapter 10 - Retropharyngeal Hematoma
Authors / Editors: Tun-Yen Hsu

Chapter 11 - Pharyngeal Disorders: Diagnosis with Combined Videofluoroscopy and Manometry (Videfluoromanometry)
Authors / Editors: S. Cappabianca, L. Brunese, A. Reginelli, M.G. Pezzullo, G. Gatta, R Grassi and A. Rotondo

Chapter 12 - Treatment of Cervical Fistulae after Microsurgical Reconstruction Following Radical Ablation of Head and Neck Cancers
Authors / Editors: Masaki Fujioka

Chapter 13 - Pharyngeal Dysphagia Secondary to Brain Injury (Stroke and Traumatic): Analysis of Tracheal Aspiration
Authors / Editors: Rosa Terre

Chapter 14 - Nasopharyngeal Carcinomas: What Radionuclide Imaging Can Do?
Authors / Editors: Ambreen Khawar

Chapter 15 - Reconstructive Options for Free Radial Forearm Flap Donor Defect in Pharyngeal and Laryngeal Reconstruction
Authors / Editors: Kao-Ping Chang and Chung-Sheng Lai

Chapter 16 - Distribution of Tumor Necrosis Factor Producing Cells in Chronic Tonsillitis
Authors / Editors: Milan Stankovic, Miroljub Todorovic, Verica Avramovic, Misa Vlahovic and Dragan Mihailovic

Chapter 17 - Peritonsillar Abscess
Authors / Editors: Olaf Zagólski

Chapter 18 - Malnutrition and Inflammation-Induced Abnormal Serum Trace Element Concentration in the Patients with Pharyngeal Diseases Who Has Received Enough Trace Elements Intake by Enteral Nutrition
Authors / Editors: Hitoshi Obaraa, Yasuka Tomiteb and Mamoru Doic

Chapter 19 - Isolated Uvulitis and the Cannabis Connection
Authors / Editors: Andrew Gunn

   Series:
      Otolaryngology Research Advances
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2010 1st Quarter
   Pages: 392.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-60876-430-3
   Status: AV
  
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