Cryosurgery is the application of extreme cold to destroy abnormal or diseased tissue. It is used as a supplement to surgical knife and radiation therapy.
This book is a concise guide to cryosurgical procedures in otolaryngology and head and neck surgery. Beginning with and introduction and history, the text describes patho-physiological considerations, clinical applications and how technological advances have affected the development of the technique.
Advantages, disadvantages, complications and cryo-morbidity are examined in detail and a photo gallery and important tips section at the end of each chapter helps students and practitioners compare before and after results.
• Concise guide to cryosurgical procedures in otolaryngology and head
and neck surgery
• Discusses how technology advancements have developed the technique
• Includes ‘important tips’ section at the end of each chapter to enhance learning
• More than 60 full colour well-illustrated photographs
K K Desarda MS FACS DLO (London)
Professor Emeritus Otolaryngology, BJ Medical College; Head of Department, KEM Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra, India