Controversies in the Management of Salivary Gland Disease (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780199578207

Mark McGurk; James Combes; Luke Cascarini
376 Pages
184 x 247 mm
Pub date
Nov 2012
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Addressing controversial and topical issues in the field of salivary gland disease and surgical management of salivary gland disease, this new edition integrates the newest clinical findings with the historical pathological records, and attempts to resolve any conflicts between the two. Fully-illustrated and updated since the first edition in 2002, it is particuarly useful for trainees sitting their final exam, because it deals with new controversial subjects which are topical at all the conferences and exam vivas.


1. History and classification
2. Epidemiology of salivary gland tumours
3. Aetiology and molecular changes
4. Investigation of salivary gland lumps
5. Surgical approach to benign tumours
6. Electrophysiological monitoring
7. Treatment of spilliage of residual
8. Recurrent Parotid Pleomorphic Adenoma
9. Warthin's tumour
10. Childhood parotid tumours
11. Importance of stage and grade
12. Predicting outcome
13. Key concepts in gland surgery
14. Role of radiotherapy and chemothrapy
15. Can recurrent salivary cancer be salvaged?
16. Controversies in salivary gland cancer
17. Management of skin metastasis
18. Epidmiology and aetiology
19. Extracorporeal lithotripsy
20. Basket retrieval
21. Strictures
22. Parotid stone
23. Unusual salivary gland problems
24. Treatment for non neoplastic disease

About the author: 

Mark McGurk, Professor and Head of Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Guy's King's and St Thomas's Hospital Dental Institute, London, UK; James Combes, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK

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