[Gold] Botulinum Neurotoxin for Head and Neck Disorders


  • Andrew Blitzer, MD, DDS, FACS, Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons , New York, New York, Director, New York Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders, New York, New York
  • Brian E. Benson, MD, Chief, Division of Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Disorders, Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey, Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey
  • Joel Guss, MD, Otolaryngologist—Head & Neck Surgeon, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Walnut Creek, California,

Learn expert injection techniques with this multimedia reference guide to the therapeutic uses of botulinum neurotoxinContaining detailed injection instructions, Botulinum Neurotoxin for Head and Neck Disordersand the associated how-to videos offer otolaryngologists, neurologists, pain specialists, and others a complete guide to the management of motor, sensory and autonomic disorders of the head and neck region with botulinum neurotoxin. It covers treatment methods for conditions ranging from hyperfunctional motor disorders (dystonia, tremor, dysphagia), to afferent pain disorders (temporomandibular joint disorder, migraine, trigeminal neuralgia) to autonomic disorders (hypersalivation, Frey’s syndrome). In each of the indications, the written material reviews the effects of the toxin on the nervous system, central pain thresholds, and central motor pathways.Special Features:

  • Reviews the pharmacology, indications, mechanisms of action, and technique for each use of botulinum neurotoxin
  • Provides detailed information on the anatomy, treatment methods, follow-up care, and possible complications for each disorder
  • Includes online access to professionally produced videos in which Dr. Blitzer demonstrates injection techniques for the disorders in the book
  • Contains vivid, full color illustrations and photographs that clarify information in the text

Focusing specifically on injection techniques for the therapeutic uses of botulinum neurotoxin for treating head and neck disorders, this manual fills an important gap in the literature. It gives clinicians current, authoritative, and in-depth information on administering botulinum neurotoxin most effectively for the head and neck disorders of their patients.

Dr. Blitzer honored in Best Doctors 2012 issue of New York Magazine


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