About this book
It covers the complete pathogenesis of nasal polyposis as well as its medical
and surgical treatments with up-to-date information Based on new research findings
as well as new technical developments, this lavishly illustrated and reader-friendly
book helps the reader to reach significant advances in the management of nasal
rhinitis It is written by well-known authors who are internationally recognized
in laboratory research and clinical practice in this field
Nasal rhinitis polyposis not only decreases the quality of life of affected patients, but the relationship between the upper and lower respiratory tract makes the treatment of this condition of critical importance.
New research findings, as well as new technical developments, have changed the conventional medical and surgical approaches to the treatment of nasal polyposis, which has resulted in significant advances in the management of the disease.
This reader-friendly and lavishly illustrated book is written by authors internationally recognized for their laboratory research and clinical practice in this field. It includes the latest information, and aims to help the reader improve the daily management of patients affected by nasal polyposis.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » ENT surgery - Medical treatment of polyps - Nasal polyps - Pathogenesis of polyps - Surgical treatment of polyps
Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Otorhinolaryngology - Pediatrics - Surgery
Table of contents
History.- Epidemiology.- Histopathology.- Eosinophil.- Classification of polyps.- Radiologic Diagnosis of nasal polyps.- Pathophysiology of nasal polyps.- Mucin expression in Nasal Polyps.- Biofilms.- Superantigen.- Fungal hypothesis.- Nasal Polyposis and allergy.- Where are we in pathogenesis of nasal polyposis?- Nasal polyps and lower resp tract relationship.- NP aspirin intolerance - bronchial hyperreactivity.- Allergic fungal sinusitis.- Vasculitis including Churg strauss.- Nasal Polyps in Cystic Fibrosis.- Nasal polyposis in children - a differential diagnosis in children and treatment algorithm.- Pulmonary - cardiovasc comp in nasal polyposis.- Nasal polyposis and anosmia.- New areas for investigation: Nitric oxide.- Modulating eosinophilic polypoid sinus disease with anti IgE and IL 5 modulation-present and future possibilities.- Diuretics.- Cortison therapy.- Antifungals.- Antibacterial therapy.- Aspirin desensitisation.- Where are we in the medical treatment of nasal polyposis.- Anesthesia in nasal polyposis.- Evaluation of surgical treatments.
T. Metin Önerci is full Professor of Otorhinolaryngology at the Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey. He serves as General Secretary of the International Rhinologic Society and is the immediate Past President of the Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Society in Turkey. He recently also served as President of the International Society of Otorhinolaryngologic Allergy and Immunology, as President of the European Rhinology Society and as President of the ISIAN (International Symposium on Infection and Allergy of the Nose).