Head and Neck Ultrasonography: Essential and Extended Applications, Second Edition is a comprehensive text of point-of-care ultrasonography for clinicians who manage patients with head and neck disorders. The second edition has been revised to bring the reader up to date in expanded applications of real-time ultrasonography for the spectrum of conditions that affect the head and neck region in adults and children alike.
New to the second edition:
- Abundant high-resolution grey scale (B-mode) and color Doppler images throughout
- Augmented chapters on thyroid, parathyroid, salivary gland, and interventional ultrasonography
- New chapters that focus on ultrasound in airway management, pediatrics, global health, and endobronchial procedures
- Special additional chapters on ultrasound documentation, FNA technique, and accreditation
- Liberal use of tables that highlight text material
- Extensively revised throughout to contain current information, guideline recommendations, reviews, and definitions
- A PluralPlus companion website with ample video examples of actual patient examinations
Head and Neck Ultrasonography: Essential and Extended Applications, Second Edition provides new insights, pearls, and practical lessons in ultrasonography for the student of head and neck anatomy, the novice ultrasonographer, and the experienced surgeon or specialistwho cares for patients with benign, malignant, or functional disorders of the head and neck.
NOTE:This book comes with supplementary content on a PluralPlus companion website. If you purchase or rent a used copy of the printed book, the code to access the website printed inside the book may have been previously redeemed/used or be incorrect and you willnot be able to use it. To guarantee access to the website, it is recommended you purchase a new copy of this book directly from Amazon or the publisher, Plural Publishing.
About the Author
Lisa A. Orloff, MD, FACS, FACE is Director of the Endocrine Head and Neck Surgery Program and Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine and the Stanford Cancer Center. Her clinical practice has evolved from a long and broad emphasis in head and neck oncology, laryngology and microvascular reconstructive surgery, to a more specific focus on the surgical management of thyroid and parathyroid tumors. Dr. Orloff served three consecutive terms as the Chair of the American Academy of Otolaryngology—-Head and NeckSurgery (AAO-HNS) Endocrine Surgery committee. She holds leadership roles within the American Head and Neck Society, the American Thyroid Association, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, and the American College of Surgeons. She is co-chair of the Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Neck Ultrasound training program at the ACS and a member of the ACS National Ultrasound Faculty. Dr. Orloff is a former Fulbright scholar, and she is a voting member of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Panel to evaluate medical devices for Otolaryngology.
Dr. Orloff received her bachelor'’s degree at Stanford, and her medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Washington. Prior to joining the faculty at Stanford, she was the Robert K. Werbe Distinguished Professor in Head and Neck Cancer, and Chief of the Division of Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF.)
Dr. Orloff is an internationally recognized expert in the field of endocrine head and neck surgery. She is also a pioneer and leader in the application of point-of-care ultrasonography to the diagnosis and management of diseases of the head and neck, with an emphasis on thyroid cancer.