Evolution and Challenges in Frontal Sinus Surgery.- Anatomy of the Frontal Sinus and Recess.- Radiologic Review for Frontal Sinus Surgery.- Classification of Frontal Recess Cells and Extent of Surgery.- Instrumentation and Technology in Frontal Sinus Surgery.- Endoscopic Techniques in Frontal Sinus Surgery.- Endoscopic Modified Lothrop Approach.- Frontal Trephination: Indications, Anatomy, Techniques and Outcomes.- External Techniques in Frontal Sinus Surgery.- Balloon-assisted Frontal Sinus Surgery.- Management of the Stenosing Frontal Recess.- Identifying and Addressing Causes of Failure in Frontal Sinus Surgery.- Contemporary Management of Frontal Sinus Mucoceles.- Management of Frontal Sinus Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks.- Management of Frontal Sinus Trauma.- Fibro-osseous Lesions of the Frontal Sinus.- Sinus Inverted Papilloma, Unique Considerations.- Management of Fronal Sinus Malignancy.- Diagnosis and Medical Management of Chronic Frontal Sinusitis with a Focus on Systemic Inflammatory Diseases.- Post-Operative Care of the Frontal Sinus.- Frontal Sinus Stenting: Intraoperative and Postoperative Use.- Complications of Frontal Sinusitis.- Management of Frontal Headaches.- Outcomes and Quality of Life from Frontal Sinus Surgery.- Pediatric Frontal Sinus Surgery.- Congential and Pediatric Frontal Pathology.- Optimal Strategies in Medical Management of Frontal Sinusitis.- Frontal Barotrauma and Aerosinusitis.- Frontal Sinus Surgery: Selection of Technique.
This state-of-the-art text addresses surgery of the frontal sinus, and the challenges that come along with it. It provides a comprehensive overview of the anatomy of the frontal sinus and a systematic method of approaching and executing sinus surgery, as well as tools, tips, and strategies in optimizing success. Additional chapters include the management of acute and chronic frontal sinus inflammation, trauma of the frontal sinus, tumors in the frontal sinus, and pediatric frontal surgery. Perioperative care and management of complications are also discussed. Chapters are richly illustrated with fi gures and surgical videos, replete with practical pearls and tips.
Frontal Sinus Surgery: A Systematic Approach will be an invaluable resource for general otolaryngologists and rhinologists interested in the frontal sinus.
Devyani Lal, M.D.Mayo Clinic. Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head &Neck Surgery. Phoenix, AZ. USA
Peter H. Hwang, MD. Stanford Healthcare/Stanford University Medical Center. Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. Palo Alto, CA