IMAGING OF THE HEAD AND NECK VALVASSORI PDF

Valvassori, Mahmood F. Mafee, Barbara L. This book is an updated version of Head and Neck Imaging which was published six years ago and reflects new developments in imaging techniques. With the rapidly changing technology in radiographic imaging, it may be difficult to choose the best study for the assessmentof specific conditions.

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In instances where nodes are suspicious but not clearly involved, ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration or FDG-PET may be used to clarify regional staging. Follow-up Imaging of patients who have undergone treatment is often challenging, as the combination of often extensive excisional and reconstructive surgery with superimposed radiotherapy distorts normal anatomy and alters tissue characteristics.

Additionally, a wide array of potential complications exist, including: breakdown of surgical repair, e. Treatment and prognosis Treatment is site and category-specific, but in general treatment options include combinations of surgical and oncological treatments. Definitive surgical management generally involves surgical excision of the primary tumor with or without unilateral or bilateral neck dissection, which may be followed by radiotherapy or chemo-radiotherapy depending on extent of disease and surgical outcome.

Non-surgical oncological treatments include radiotherapy usually combined with chemotherapy. Immunotherapy options may increasingly play a role in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma treatment and this is an active area of research 7.

Because of differing natural histories, HPV-positive and HPV-negative oropharyngeal cancers are staged and treated differently.

However, they are associated with a better response to conventional chemo-radiotherapy treatments and improved prognosis 5,7. Prognosis depends not only on staging but also on location even corrected for stage. References 1. Doherty GM. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon 2. Head and neck cancer, a multidisciplinary approach. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon 3. Thin-slice MDCT of the neck: impact on cancer staging. Imaging of the head and neck. George Thieme Verlag.

Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon 5. Langendijk JA, Psyrri A. The prognostic significance of p16 overexpression in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: implications for treatment strategies and future clinical studies. Gibson, Christine M.

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Imaging of the head and neck

The anatomical descriptions are superb and the text is accompanied by high quality images and scans. Imaging of the Head and Neck Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Fully ncek and updated to include a wider range CT and MRI scans acquired with the most advanced high-resolution equipment show all anatomic structures and pathological conditions, with actual cases clarifying every concept. It covers all aspects of head and neck imaging that neuroradiologists and clinicians dealing with this subject would find useful. Account Options Sign in. Fully revised and updated to include a wider range findings in both adults and children, the book provides in-depth discussions of the eye and orbit, lacrimal drainage system, skull base, mandible and maxilla, temporomandibular joint, and suprahyroid and infrahyroid neck. Other Infrahyoid Neck Lesions. Oral Cavity and Oropharynx.

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