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Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 84
Published: 31 August 2020
10.1159/000457924
EISBN: 978-3-318-06670-8
... Abstract Nowadays, surgeons have a wide armamentarium of surgical approaches available to safely treat sinonasal malignancies, which includes open approaches, with the traditional craniofacial resection (CFR), and endoscopic transnasal techniques. The correct choice depends on the features...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 83
Published: 19 February 2019
10.1159/000492312
EISBN: 978-3-318-06389-9
... Abstract It is not uncommon for patients with hypopharyngeal cancer to present at an advanced stage of disease. Surgical treatment provides a cure for the tumour with immediate relief from obstruction to the airway and the swallowing passage. Careful planning of surgery is important to ensure...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 83
Published: 19 February 2019
10.1159/000492314
EISBN: 978-3-318-06389-9
... surgery, whereas advanced stage hypopharyngeal cancer can be treated by non-surgical protocols if the patient has no loss of functions (dysfunctional larynx) and/or cartilage invasion (T4a). Factors to determine individualized patient treatment include resectability, tumour volume, distant metastases...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 30
Published: 14 December 2017
10.1159/000464369
EISBN: 978-3-318-06057-7
... Abstract Given the infiltrative nature of gliomas, controversy has long persisted over the value of their aggressive surgical removal. Nevertheless, in recent decades, the balance of opinion in neurosurgical oncology has shifted from a more nihilistic view that led to many patients' receiving...
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 30
Published: 14 December 2017
10.1159/000464385
EISBN: 978-3-318-06057-7
... Abstract Surgical simulation has the potential to play important roles in surgical training and preoperative planning. The advent of virtual reality (VR) with tactile haptic feedback has revolutionized surgical simulation, creating a novel environment for residents to learn manual skills...
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 30
Published: 14 December 2017
10.1159/000464391
EISBN: 978-3-318-06057-7
... Abstract Gliomas located in eloquent cortex impose a unique surgical obstacle. The oncological benefit of aggressive resection must be balanced with preservation of functional tissue and optimization of surgical outcome. Technical advances in preoperative functional imaging, refinement...
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 30
Published: 14 December 2017
10.1159/000464438
EISBN: 978-3-318-06057-7
... Abstract In cases of recurrent gliomas, the treatment options are limited and not yet standardized. Choices usually include re-operation, systemic chemotherapy, salvage re-irradiation, and supportive care, which can be used either separately or in combination. From a surgical perspective...
Book Chapter
Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 26
Published: 11 December 2017
10.1159/000480057
EISBN: 978-3-318-06145-1
... there are structural deformities and osteoarticular alterations, surgery often takes on the role of limb salvage therapy. Within this scenario, we take into consideration the physiopathology and anatomical/functional conditions that support the indication for surgery. In this paper, we review the surgical techniques...
Book Chapter
Series: Fast Facts Collection 2017
Published: 16 October 2017
10.1159/000491294
EISBN: 978-1-910797-57-0
Book Chapter
Series: Karger eBooks Non-Series Collection
Published: 21 August 2017
10.1159/000475972
EISBN: 978-3-318-06085-0
... A, Tsirouki T, Bargiota A, Tigas S, Tsatsoulis A: Adrenal reserve following treatment of Graves' orbitopathy with intravenous glucocorticoids. Thyroid 2015;25:462-463. 13. Wakelkamp IM, Baldeschi L, Saeed P, Mourits MP, Prummel MF, Wiersinga WM: Surgical or medical decompression as a first-line treatment...
Book Chapter
Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 59
Published: 28 April 2017
10.1159/000458493
EISBN: 978-3-318-06040-9
... therapy. Surgical management of ACG remains an integral part of glaucoma patient care. The distinctive anatomy of angle-closure eyes and the few objective lines of evidence to support the effectiveness of the different surgical treatment options present a challenge to glaucoma surgeons. Indications...
Book Chapter
Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 59
Published: 28 April 2017
10.1159/000458495
EISBN: 978-3-318-06040-9
... glaucoma surgery is important for several reasons. First, pediatric glaucoma is primarily a surgical disease, and medications are often used only as a temporizing measure until definitive surgical treatment. Secondly, when the correct surgical technique is chosen under the right circumstances, pediatric...
Book Chapter
Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 60
Published: 24 April 2017
10.1159/000459702
EISBN: 978-3-318-06042-3
... and/or removal of traction bands, peeling of ERMs, hemostasis, laser photocoagulation, and tamponade of retinal breaks with gas or silicone oil. The best management is achieved with integrated care provided by physicians with expertise in medical management of diabetes and surgical care of DR. In this chapter...
Book Chapter
Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 52
Published: 15 March 2017
10.1159/000450808
EISBN: 978-3-318-05978-6
... modern surgical approaches applied to situations when medical treatment is inefficient and lasers are not applicable. Dermatome shaving is positioned as first-line treatment of allergic tattoo reactions and also indicated in a number of other tattoo reactions, supplemented with excision in selected cases...
Book Chapter
Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 40
Published: 12 December 2016
10.1159/000448312
EISBN: 978-3-318-02759-4
...-intracranial (EC-IC) bypass surgery may be considered. Additionally, in patients with massive infarctions due to middle cerebral artery (MCA) occlusion, the use of decompressive craniectomy may lower mortality rates and improve long-term quality of life. However, the benefit of these surgical procedures...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 79
Published: 03 August 2016
10.1159/000445155
EISBN: 978-3-318-05854-3
... Abstract Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps is a heterogeneous disease with a variety of medical and surgical options available to the patient and provider. Consensus statements and recent trends in outcomes research advocate that treatment be driven by patient-reported outcome measures...
Book Chapter
Series: Frontiers of Oral Biology
Volume: 18
Published: 01 December 2015
10.1159/000382051
EISBN: 978-3-318-05480-4
... Abstract Surgical techniques for the acceleration of the orthodontic tooth movement have been tested for more than 100 years in clinical practice. Since original methods have been extremely invasive and have been associated with increased tooth morbidity and various other gaps, the research...
Book Chapter
Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 37
Published: 17 November 2015
10.1159/000437119
EISBN: 978-3-318-05597-9
... rises. The cerebellar clot will then require evacuation, usually via posterior fossa craniectomy, rather than craniotomy. Technical advances suggest that image-guided surgery may improve the completeness of surgical evacuation and outcomes, regardless of which surgical technique is employed...