Salivary Gland Disorders


Eugene N. Myers, MD, FACS, FRCS Edin (Hon), Distinguished Professor and Emeritus Chair, DO Otolaryngology;
Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD, FACS, Associate Professor and Chief, DO Otolaryngology and of Immunology,
School of Medicine, UO Pittsburgh, USA

Book Description

Co-edited by Eugene N. Myers, a world-famous expert in the field, this has got to be the last word on salivary gland disorders. The disorders themselves cover a broad array of diseases, both benign and malignant. Thus, the contents of this book have been organized to reflect the diverse nature of salivary gland anatomy, physiology, and dysfunction in various states of disease. In this way, the evolution of the field and its diagnostic and therapeutic management are better demonstrated. Covering everything from practical diagnosis to gland tumor therapy, this really is a crucial work for any surgeon working in the facial or neck regions.

Editorial Reviews


From the reviews: “Salivary Gland Disorders spans the entire array of conditions that can affect salivary tissues. The contributors are international experts. … The important message the practitioner should take from this book is that salivary gland conditions are varied, and the treatment can require the expertise of a number of specialists. … will be most valuable to these specialists, and particularly to otolaryngologists, who will definitely benefit from the thorough exposition. This well-written book serves as a single source for the current medical knowledge in this area.” (Marvin P. Fried, New England Journal of Medicine, April, 2008) “This textbook concentrating on salivary gland disorders including all different entities and aspects is to be welcomed. … It is easy to conclude, that this book is easy and interesting to read. … definitively it belongs to the library of every department dealing to a larger extent with salivary gland disorders. It is a good handbook giving also the necessary background information of the diseases of the salivary glands in addition to very practical and detailed approaches to deal with these disorders.” (Reidar Grénman, European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Vol. 265, 2008)

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 534 pages
  • Publisher: Springer; 1 edition (September 26, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3540470700
  • ISBN-13: 978-3540470700
  • Product Dimensions: 9.7 x 7.8 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.1 pounds


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