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Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery / Edition 1

Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery / Edition 1

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Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery is the medical and surgical specialty addressing disorders of the head and neck in both adult and pediatric populations. The goal of the encyclopedia is to serve as a single and comprehensive source of all the information that is essential for students and practitioners of the specialty.

The vast amount of information included in the encyclopedia is divided into 5 volumes in line with the subspecialties of general otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, pediatric otolaryngology, otology–neurotology, and facial plastics. All volume editors are internationally recognized otolaryngologists with experience in publishing. Each section editor recruited experienced authors from all over the world to contribute on structured topics, and all entries are supported by published references. Thus, all information included in the encyclopedia is from credible sources and has been carefully screened for accuracy.

The strength of the encyclopedia is its online availability and quick search features, which allow rapid retrieval of definitions and more in-depth information. Key words are hyperlinked to provide a gateway to numerous referenced manuscripts, journals, and books.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642234989
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 03/07/2013
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 3082
Sales rank: 682,533
Product dimensions: 9.55(w) x 12.00(h) x 10.75(d)

About the Author

Stilianos E. Kountakis, MD, PhD, is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology and Director of Rhinology/Sinus Surgery at Georgia Health Sciences University. He obtained his MD from the University of Texas-Houston Medical School and later received his PhD from the University of Crete Medical School, Heraklion, Crete. Dr. Kountakis has served on the faculty at the University of Texas-Houston Medical School and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, where he was the Director of Rhinology-Sinus Surgery. Dr. Kountakis has a number of research interests relating to different forms of sinusitis, on which he has published extensively. He serves on the editorial board or is a reviewer for several major journals in the field of otolaryngology. Dr. Kountakis has served on many committees of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and in 2002 received the Academy’s Service Honor Award. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the American Rhinologic Society. Among his many other professional activities, Dr. Kountakis is a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Rhinologic Society.

Table of Contents

General Otolaryngology.- Pediatric Otolaryngology.- Head and Neck Surgery.- Otology-Neurotology.- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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