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Surgery of the Trachea and Bronchi


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Surgery of the Trachea and Bronchi by Hermes C. Grillo
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Based on 40 years of experience of the renowned Dr. Hermes C. Grillo, "Surgery of the Trachea and Bronchi" is designed to be clinically useful. The book is divided into two comprehensive sections. The first section thoroughly describes the trachea, its diseases, diagnosis, and results of treatment. The second section is a detailed surgical manual featuring descriptions of special problems and their management. Topics covered include pre- and post-operative care, anesthesia, complications, urgent airways, and other special problems, including ENT aspects, tubes, devices, stents, laser and radiotherapy, bronchopleural fistula, foreign bodies, transplantation, and irradiated airways. Tracheal replacement and the development of tracheal surgery are also critically reviewed. The text is well supported by the over 300 detailed and precise illustrations by Edith Tagrin, making "Surgery of the Trachea and Bronchi" an atlas within a textbook.

Table of Contents

Preface Development of Tracheal Surgery Part 1 DISEASES, DIAGNOSIS, RESULTS OF TREATMENT ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, PATHOLOGY, DIAGNOSTIC METHODS 1. Anatomy of the Trachea 2. Physiology of the Trachea 3. Tracheal Pathology 4. Radiology of the Airway 5. Diagnostic Endoscopy DISEASES AND RESULTS OF TREATMENT 6. Congenital and Acquired Tracheal Lesions in Children 7. Primary Tracheal Neoplasms 8. Secondary Tracheal Neoplasms 9. Tracheal and Bronchial Trauma 10. Tracheostomy: Uses, Varieties, Complications 11. Postintubation Stenosis 12. Acquired Tracheoesophageal and Bronchoesophageal Fistula 13. Tracheal Fistula to Brachiocephalic Artery 14. Infectious, Inflammatory, Infiltrative, Idiopathic and Miscellaneous Tracheal Lesions 15. Tracheobronchial Malacia and Compression 16. Bronchial Lesions Part 2 THERAPEUTIC TECHNIQUES AND MANAGEMENT ANESTHESIA, PRE- AND POST-OPERATIVE CONSIDERATIONS AND COMPLICATIONS 17. Pre-operative Considerations 18. Anesthesia for Tracheal Surgery 19. Urgent Treatment of Tracheal Obstruction 20. Postoperative Management 21. Complications of Tracheal Reconstruction SURGICAL TECHNIQUES 22. Tracheostomy, Minitracheostomy and Closure of Persistent Stoma 23. Surgical Approaches 24. Upper Tracheal Reconstruction: Anterior Approach and Extended Resection 25. Laryngotracheal Reconstruction 26. Repair of Acquired Tracheoesophageal and Bronchoesophageal Fistula 27. Treatment of Tracheo-Brachiocephalic Artery Fistula 28. Reconstruction of Lower Trachea (Transthoracic) and Procedures for Extended Resection 29. Carinal Reconstruction 30. Main and Lobar Bronchoplasty 31. Repair of Tracheobronchial Trauma 32. Surgery for Tracheomalacia, Tracheopathia Osteoplastica and Tracheal Compression 33. Repair of Congenital Tracheal Lesions 1. Tracheoplasty for Congenital Tracheal Stenosis 2. Laryngotracheoesophageal Cleft Repair 34. Cervicomediastinal Exenteration and Mediastinal Tracheostomy SPECIAL PROBLEMS AND MODES OF TREATMENT 35. Laryngological Problems Related to Tracheal Surgery 36. Foreign Body Aspiration 37. Laser Therapy for Tracheobronchial Lesions 38. Tracheal Appliances 39. Tracheal T-tubes 40. Tracheal and Bronchial Stenting 41. Radiation Therapy in the Management of Tracheal Cancer 42. The Omentum in Airway Surgery and Tracheobronchial Reconstruction after Irradiation 43. Post Pneumonectomy Bronchopleural Fistula 44. Airway Management in Lung Transplantation 45. Tracheal Replacement
Release date NZ
October 1st, 2003
Country of Publication
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B.C. Decker Inc
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