Color Atlas Of Temporomandibular Joint Surgery


Peter D. Quinn, DMD, MD, Vice Dean for Prof
essional Services, Perelman School of Medicine; Senior Vice President, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Book Description

This brilliant color atlas describes a range of surgical procedures from open joint surgery to total joint replacement. It deals with one of the most vexing problems for oral and maxillofacial surgeons selecting the proper surgical option for patients who have exhausted all conservative methods of dealing with TMJ pain and dysfunction. The book’s major focus is on internal derangement, trauma, and management of benign and malignant disorders. COLOR ATLAS OF TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT SURGERY illustrates the technical aspects of various surgical procedures on the temporomandibular joint, focusing on open joint surgical procedures. Potential surgical modalities explored include: arthroscopy, meniscal repair, and the use of autogenous and alloplastic materials in joint reconstruction.
Written by an authoritative, highly respected surgeon whose surgical skills are in great demand. Presents the basics of etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of TMJ disorders to simplify often complex problems. Surgical procedures are illustrated in a step-by-step format to take the surgeon through the procedure in a manner that he will be able to duplicate when he performs the surgery. Hundreds of vivid color photographs were created with painstaking care to demonstrate a clean surgical field, free of blood, so that intraoperative views and anatomic structures are readily visualized. Includes a separate chapter on orthognathic surgery and its related surgical complications to provide essential information on the all-too-common complications of orthognathic surgery. Includes a collection of treatment flow sheets (algorithms) for each possible kind of temporomandibular joint surgery to clarify the decision-making process involved in diagnosing and treating all varieties of TMJ disorders. Features an excellent collection of computer-generated art maximum clarity in illustrating crucial procedures.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Mosby (November 1, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0815145403
  • ISBN-13: 978-0815145400
  • Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.7 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.7 pounds


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