Gardner, Synderman Co-Author Book on Skull Base Surgery

Skull Base Surgery bookPittsburgh, December 9, 2014 -- Paul Gardner, MD, and Carl Snyderman, MD, co-directors of the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Cranial Base Surgery, are co-authors of the new book Skull Base Surgery, part of the Master Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery series published by Wolters Kluwer.

The book offers step-by-step expert instruction on more than 45 procedures, covering both open and minimally invasive approaches to the skull base. The publisher calls it a “vital resource for students, generalist surgeons, and skull base specialists in otolaryngology and neurosurgery.”

Topics covered in the book include optic nerve decompression, endonasal approach to the sella, endoscopic endonasal approach to the medial cavernous sinus, endonasal transorbital approaches, cranialization of the frontal sinus, frontal sinus osteoplastic flap with and without obliteration, and anterior craniofacial resection. More than 1,500 color photos and drawings of intraoperative images complement and demonstrate the content.

Eugene N. Myers, MD, serves as the series editor.

Along with the print edition, the publisher is offering a bundled interactive eBook edition, offering iOS, Android, Mac, and PC access to a wide variety of features including enhanced navigation and search tools, and six step-by-step videos that outline the procedures covered in each chapter.

For more information on Master Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery: Skull Base Surgery, please visit the publisher's website