Cryosurgery: Clinical Applications in Otorhinolaryngology (Paperback)K. K. Desarda (author)
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Cryosurgery is the application of extreme cold to destroy abnormal or diseased tissue. It is used as a supplement to surgical knife and radiation therapy.
This book is a concise guide to cryosurgical procedures in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery. Beginning with and introduction and history, the text describes patho-physiological considerations, clinical applications and how technological advances have affected the development of the technique.
Advantages, disadvantages, complications and cryo-morbidity are examined in detail and a photo gallery and important tips section at the end of each chapter helps students and practitioners compare before and after results.
Key pointsConcise guide to cryosurgical procedures in otolaryngology and head and neck surgeryDiscusses how technology advancements have developed the techniqueIncludes `important tips' section at the end of each chapter to enhance learningMore than 60 full colour well-illustrated photographs
Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Number of pages: 78
Weight: 375 g
Dimensions: 241 x 159 mm