About this book
- Superbly illustrated manual on neck dissection that will serve as a roadmap for both advanced surgeons and beginners
- Includes important new chapters covering microscopic anatomy of the larynx, patterns of spread of laryngeal cancer, and major laryngeal surgical procedures
- Highlights core messages, take-home pearls, and methods to avoid complications
This is the second edition of a superbly illustrated manual on neck dissection that will serve as a roadmap for advanced surgeons and beginners alike. The reader is guided through the various cervical structures in a series of practical step-by-step chapters that depict the methods employed by surgeons operating in vivo. The illustrations provide an overview of all surgical anatomy relevant to the treatment of oncologic patients. In addition, core messages and take-home pearls are highlighted, and methods to avoid complications, explained. Compared with the first edition, revisions have been made when appropriate, and important new chapters have been added on microscopic anatomy of the larynx and patterns of spread of laryngeal cancer (written by Dr. Duilio Della Libera); endoscopy, imaging, and surgical options in laryngeal cancer; and major laryngeal surgical procedures, depicted with the aid of numerous photographs and line drawings.
Table of contents
Introduction to Dissection.- General Anatomical Layout.- Superficial Dissection.- Parotid Region.- Submandibular–Submental Region (Robbins Level I) .- Laterocervical Region (Supraclavicular Region – Robbins Level V).- Laterocervical Region (Sternocleidomastoid or Carotid Region – Robbins Levels II, III, and IV).- Anterior Region (Robbins Level VI – Inferior Part) .- Anterior Region (Robbins Level VI – Superior Part).- Prevertebral Region.- Microscopic Anatomy of the Larynx.- Pattern of Spreading of Larynx Cancer.- Concerning Endoscopy, Imaging, and Surgical Options in Larynx Cancer.- Notes on Laryngeal Surgical Technique.- Epilogue.