The Facial Nerve in Temporal Bone and Lateral Skull Base Microsurgery
The idea behind this book is to provide a comprehensive text and atlas on the surgical management of facial nerve tumors and of the facial nerve in diseases affecting the temporal bone and lateral skull base. The surgical management and the different operative procedures involved are described step-by-step using full-color images of outstanding quality drawn from a collection of over 1700 cases of skull base surgery and 18000 case of middle ear surgery.
- Opening chapters on facial nerve anatomy, radiology, operating room set-up, and intraoperative facial nerve monitoring, representing the knowledge needed before considering surgery
- Chapters on facial nerve repair and reanimation, and comprehensive coverage of tumors of the facial nerve
- The remaining chapters discuss the management of the facial nerve in various pathologies: The chapter addressing the facial nerve in petrous bone cholesteatoma is of much interest to ENT surgeons, while the management of the facial nerve in vestibular schwannomas and meningiomas is of interest to both ENT and neuro-surgeons. The book includes also a unique chapter that addresses facial nerve management in glomus tumors, middle ear carcinomas, and with cochlear implants
Sanna, Khrais, Mancini, Russo, Taibah
2006, 311 pp, 830 illustrations