Practical Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery is a concise book covering the disorders of the temporal bone that is up to date and clinically and surgically oriented. Neurosurgeon perspective and approach to skull base surgery Up to date description for management of vestibular schwannomas including detailed surgical approaches and stereotactic radiotherapy Helpful tool to assist in Neurotology sub-certification exam preparation
Contents Foreword by Malcolm D. Graham, MD Preface Introduction Acknowledgments List of Contributors Chapter 1. Skull Base Approaches: Neurosurgical Perspective Daniel Pieper Chapter 2. Surgical Approaches to the Skull Base Rodney C. Diaz and Seilesh Babu Chapter 3. Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Approaches to the Skull Base Gregory Artz, Marc Rosen, James Evans, and Daniel Pieper Chapter 4. Vestibular Schwannoma Rodney C. Diaz Chapter 5. Neurofibramotosis Type II and Auditory Brainstem Implant Rodney C. Diaz and Jeremy D. Meier Chapter 6. Lesions of Petrous Apex Christopher Linstrom, Raj Murali, and Dan Sdrulla Chapter 7. Petroclival Tumors Wayne Shaia, Sean Wise, and Seilesh Babu Chapter 8. Temporal Bone Malignancy John Zappia, Matthew Kircher, and Seilesh Babu Chapter 9. Diffuse Osseous Lesions of the Temporal Bone Michael Hoa and Seilesh Babu Chapter 10. Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Skull Base Lesions Yoav Hahn, Brent J. Benscoter, and Dennis Bojrab Chapter 11. Intraoperative Cranial Nerve Monitoring Jack M. Kartush and Alice Lee Index
Seilesh Babu, MD, is currently in practice and a partner at the prestigious Michigan Ear Institute (MEI) in Farmington Hills and Novi, Michigan, with a large clinical and surgical practice. He completed his fellowship in otology, neurotology, and skull base surgery at MEI after finishing his ENT residency at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Babu practices the full scope of otology and skull base diseases, including hearing loss, dizziness, facial nerve problems, and skull base tumors in pediatrics as well as adults. He has an interest in implantable devices, quality of life issues with skull base tumors, and eustachian tube evaluation and surgical treatments. He is board certified in neurotology and skull base surgery as well as otolaryngology and head and neck surgery.