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A superbly illustrated atlas of cartilage tympanoplasty methods
"Mirko Tos has written a remarkable book...The entire community of otologic surgeons will benefit from this contribution."--From the foreword by John Dornhoffer, MD, FACS
Written by a pioneering master in the field, Cartilage Tympanoplasty: Classification of Methods-Techniques-Results, is a comprehensive reference for all the currently used methods of cartilage tympanoplasty. In the opening chapters of the book, Mirko Tos provides a thorough overview of this class of procedures, including a classification of 23 original cartilage tympanoplasty methods. Each of the following chapters offers a detailed exposition of a different method, presenting its definition, indication, graft harvesting and shaping, surgical technique, and an analysis of the anatomical and functional results based on a review of the literature and on personal experience. In the closing chapters, the author discusses long-term outcomes and compares the results of the various cartilage tympanoplasty methods.
- Clinical insights from one of the world’s most influential otologists
- Detailed, step-by-step demonstrations of surgical techniques
- Valuable comments and recommendations provided for each method
- More than 1100 highly instructive illustrations that depict concepts in a simple and straightforward manner
This unique book enables beginning otologists and otolaryngologists to gain a solid foundation in the various cartilage tympanoplasty methods. Seasoned otologic surgeons will also greatly benefit from the author’s decades of experience and his classification and in-depth presentation of these methods.