Navigate Complex Cases with Confidence and Precision
The field of otorhinolaryngology is made challenging by the complex and unique anatomy of head and neck region. Successfully navigating this area with surgical finesse remains an enigma. 100 Complications of Otorhinolaryngology & Skull Base Surgery provides a broad overview of various complications encountered in ENT and skull base surgeries, their impacts, and intricacies in their management.
“A successful surgeon has the eyes of a hawk, heart of a lion, and hand of a lady.” True to this quote, a surgeon is not the one who is just well versed in surgical techniques, but the one who handles complications too with aplomb. This book features 100 complicated yet interesting cases by more than 250 authors from 26 different countries, discussing the start of scary times, how they managed to tackle those in an appropriate manner, and the lessons they learnt from each case. Each case report has a section on “Clinical Pearls and Pitfalls” in order to broaden the perspective.
- A collection of real-life cases and complications faced by senior ENT surgeons across the world.
- 100 unique cases, and each case is led by a different team head.
- Contains over 700 operative and endoscopic images, illustrations serving as a visual guide for the readers.
- Over 50 videos of various clinical conditions for better visual understanding.
This book serves as a guide for otorhinolaryngologists in handling complicated cases. ENT surgeons will also find this book beneficial if they encounter critical complications during surgery.
Veerasigamani Narendrakumar, MS, DLO, DNB, is Director and Consultant, Pragathi ENT & Endocrine Clinic, Chennai, and Assistant Professor, Chengalpattu Medical College, Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu, India. He is a renowned endoscopic ENT and skull base surgeon. He has travelled to many parts of the world for work and to receive training from eminent surgeons in their field. Apart from being a teacher of postgraduate students of otorhinolaryngology, he has authored various articles in esteemed journals and devised a classification in endoscopic prelacrimal approach.
Vinod Felix, MS, is Consultant ENT and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgeon, KIMS Health, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. He is an honorary consultant for endoscopic skull base surgery at Regional Cancer Centre and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. He is also an invited faculty at several centers in India and abroad for his skills in endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery.
Vivek Mariappan, MS, is Senior Assistant Professor, Department of ENT, Madras Medical College, and Director and Consultant ENT Surgeon, Smriti ENT Clinic, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His field of interest is otology and head neck surgery. He was a Former Technical Consultant–State Nodal Centre; National Programme for Prevention of Deafness (NPPCD) Tamil Nadu State division.