The Frontal Sinus by Stilianos E. Kountakis, Brent A. Senior, Wolfgang Draf

By Stilianos E. Kountakis, Brent A. Senior, Wolfgang Draf

This is the one booklet committed exclusively to frontal sinus problems. it's a richly illustrated and entire mine of data at the anatomy and administration of those problems. This up to date moment variation bargains a lot new details. extra issues contain balloon dilation, frontal surgical procedure as a part of cranium base surgical procedure, and advances in endoscopic concepts and instruments that experience happened due to the fact that 2004 and feature made open osteoplastic tactics nearly out of date. The anatomy and surgical procedure of the supraorbital ethmoid telephone and its value within the pathology of frontal sinus affliction also are coated. during the e-book, relatively vital components of textual content are highlighted and middle messages, emphasised. movies of defined techniques can be found online.

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The Frontal Sinus

This is often the one ebook devoted exclusively to frontal sinus problems. it's a richly illustrated and accomplished mine of knowledge at the anatomy and administration of those problems. This up-to-date moment variation deals a lot new info. extra themes contain balloon dilation, frontal surgical procedure as a part of cranium base surgical procedure, and advances in endoscopic thoughts and instruments that experience happened considering that 2004 and feature made open osteoplastic techniques nearly out of date.

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Endoscopic anatomy of lateral wall and ethmoidal sinuses. In: Stammberger H, Hawke M, editors. Essentials of functional endoscopic sinus surgery. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book; 1993. p. 13–42. 35. Kuhn FA. Chronic frontal sinusitis: the endoscopic frontal recess approach, in operative technigues. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1996;7(3):222–9. 36. Wigand ME. Endoscopic anatomy of the nose and paranasal sinus. From endoscopic surgery of the paranasal sinuses and anterior skull base. 2nd ed. New York: Thieme; 2008.

4 The uncinate process: in coronal image (a) the uncinate process attaches to the skull base (black arrow), with the frontal recess (***) continuing downwards between the agger nasi cell (AN) and the uncinate process. In coronal image (b) the uncinate process attaches to the lamina papyracea (black arrow), with the frontal recess (***) opening directly to the middle meatus, and the ethmoidal infundibulum ending in a blind end or “terminal recess” (TR) a b Fig. 5 The ostiomeatal complex: in coronal image (a) the ethmoid infundibulum (EI) lies between the uncinate process (UP) and the bulla ethmoidalis (BE), opening into the middle meatus across the hiatus semilunaris inferior (*).

C) Shows a Type IV frontal cell (IV) which is isolated within the frontal sinus. (d) Intersinus frontal cell (IS) medially located the agger nasi. Type II frontal cells correspond to a series of small cells above the agger nasi, but below the orbital roof. Type III frontal cells extend into the frontal sinus, but remain contiguous with the agger nasi cell. A completely isolated frontal cell (not contiguous with the agger nasi cell) within the frontal sinus cavity corresponds to a type IV cell (Fig.

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