Awareness of lysomal storage disorders needs to be raised and there is very substantial pharmaceutical interest to do so. The disorders are often viewed as obscurities but in fact they are treatable. Enzyme replacement therapy is available for four of the disorders and will be available for a further three disorders in the course of the next year. Substrate reduction therapy is licensed for one of them but in the course of the next 12 months it will be licensed for two others and a new form of substrate reduction therapy is being introduced.
Overall, a high-quality atlas, likely to be very beneficial to a junior otolaryngology resident, medical student, primary care physician or emergency room physician. It is pocket-sized for easy portability, and the bullet format makes it very user friendly. This text will be a very quick reference guide for many commonly encountered otolaryngology entities, and will serve as a good introduction to our specialty. — Melanie Seybt, MD, Head and Neck, August, 2011 Returning in a new edition, this popular color atlas is a concise visual guide for the diagnosis of the full range of ENT conditions. Incorporating the latest developments in the field, this edition opens with an overview of examination techniques, providing descriptions of instruments, imaging, and diagnostic tests. Separate sections cover common and uncommon disorders of the ear, nose, pharynx and larynx, and the head and neck. High-quality photographs are complemented by guidelines for the effective diagnosis and treatment of each clinical problem. Features of the fifth edition: Expanded discussion of such topics as facial plastic surgery, care for the pediatric patient, and head and neck disorders More than 660 high-quality full-color photographs and illustrations that demonstrate key concepts Ideal for medical students and residents in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, this atlas is also a valuable reference for physicians in related specialties.
Color Atlas of ENT Diagnosis 5th edition Edition
by Tony R. Bull (Author), John S. Almeyda (Author)
List Price: $59.99
Paperback: 296 pages
Publisher: Thieme; 5th edition edition (September 23, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.5 x 7.8 inches
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