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Title Controversies in the management of salivary gland disease / edited by Mark McGurk and James Combes.

Publication Info. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 356 pages) : illustrations, portraits
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still image sti rdacontent
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Note Revision of: Controversies in the management of salivary gland disease / edited by Mark McGurk and Andrew G. Renehan. 2001.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Section I: Salivary neoplasms: general factors. Evolution and classification of parotid surgery -- Epidemiology of salivary tumours in a defined UK population -- Aetiology and molecular changes in salivary gland tumours -- Investigation of salivary gland lumps -- Section II: Benign neoplasms. Treatment of benign parotid tumours -- Facial nerve monitoring during parotidectomy -- The treatment of spillage and residual pleomorphic adenoma -- Treatment of recurrent pleomorphic adenomas -- Warthin's tumour: pathogenesis and current treatment options -- Childhood parotid tumours -- Section III: Malignant neoplasms. Factors affecting survival in salivary gland cancers -- Prognostic factors for overall disease control in patients with parotid carcinoma -- Tumour site and prognosis -- Influence of age on outcome in salivary gland tumours -- Can recurrent salivary cancers be salvaged? -- Factors predicting distant metastasis and subsequent management -- Total versus partial parotidectomy -- Is it necessary to resect the facial nerve in all cases of parotid gland cancer? -- The role of radiotherapy in the management of salivary gland cancer -- The role of chemotherapy and molecular targeted therapy in the management of salivary gland carcinomas -- Controversial salivary gland cancers -- Management of skin metastases to the parotid lymph nodes -- Section IV: Chronic salivary disease and calculi. Epidemiology and aetiology of salivary calculi -- Extracorporeal lithotripsy for salivary calculi -- Basket retrieval for salivary gland stones by endoscopy or radiologically guided techniques -- Salivary duct strictures -- Surgical management of submandibular stones: the Milan experience -- Endoscopic-assisted management of parotid stones -- Section V: Unusual salivary gland problems. Treatment of juvenile recurrent parotitis -- Aetiology and management of the salivary ranula -- Autotransplantation of submandibular gland for severe keratoconjunctivitis sicca -- A novel use of alpha-1-blockers for obstructive salivary gland diseases.
Summary "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"--Publisher's description.
Note Online resource; title from resource home page (ebrary, viewed March 28, 2016).
Subject Salivary glands -- Diseases.
Salivary glands -- Diseases -- Treatment.
Salivary glands -- Surgery.
Salivary Gland Diseases -- therapy.
Salivary Gland Neoplasms -- therapy.
Salivary Gland Diseases -- diagnosis.
Salivary Gland Neoplasms -- diagnosis.
MEDICAL -- Gastroenterology.
Salivary glands -- Diseases. (OCoLC)fst01104058
Salivary glands -- Surgery. (OCoLC)fst01104062
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author McGurk, Mark, editor.
Combes, James, editor.
Added Title Revision of: Controversies in the management of salivary gland disease.
Other Form: Print version: Controversies in the management of salivary gland disease. 2nd ed. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013 9780199578207 (OCoLC)820127708
ISBN 9780191668098 (electronic bk.)
0191668095 (electronic bk.)
9781283949552 (MyiLibrary)
1283949555 (MyiLibrary)
9780199578207 (print)
0199578206 (print)
Standard No. AU@ 000062433438
AU@ 000062595614

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