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Surgery of the trachea and bronchi


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 included 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. Key Features: A single, comprehensive book on tracheal surgery and diseases by Dr. Hermes C. Grillo, an internationally recognized authority on the trachea A useful, explicit guide to performing airway surgery safely, avoiding pitfalls and managing problems, based on the world's largest experience in tracheal surgery Includes a dual-platform searchable CD-ROM with the complete text and illustrations in PDF files. Audience: General thoracic surgeons in practice and training, ENT surgeons, general surgeons, head and neck surgeons, pulmonologists.

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