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Nasal Physiology and Pathophysiology of Nasal Disorders

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This book offers thorough coverage of the four functions of the nose: respiration, defense, olfaction, and cosmesis, in health and in disease. Discusses clinical evaluation of nasal function, and includes tables, schematic drawings and color photographs.


Titel: Nasal Physiology and Pathophysiology of Nasal Disorders
Autoren/Herausgeber: T. Metin Önerci (Hrsg.)
Ausgabe: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2013

ISBN/EAN: 9783662509241

Seitenzahl: 616
Format: 25,4 x 17,8 cm
Produktform: Taschenbuch/Softcover
Gewicht: 1,381 g
Sprache: Englisch

T. Metin Önerci has been Professor of Otorhinolaryngology in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey since 1997, having previously served as Assistant and Associate Professor in the Department. Dr. Önerci has held important positions in a range of medical societies, including President of the International Society of Otorhinolaryngologic Allergy and Immunology (2001-4), General Secretary of the International Rhinologic Society (2005 to the present), President and Honorary President of the Turkish Rhinology Society (since 2000), and President of the European Rhinology Society (2004-6). He is an Associate Editor of Pro Otology and is a member of the editorial boards of several other journals, including Laryngoscope and the International Journal of Rhinology. Dr. Önerci has authored almost 200 papers in national or international journals and many book chapters, and is also the author or editor of 14 books in Turkish and three in English.

Nasal physiology and pathophysiology is a relatively neglected area, yet without a deep knowledge of the physiology it is impossible to understand the impact of structural changes and the process of disease development or to make sound treatment decisions. With the help of numerous tables, schematic drawings, and color photographs, this book will enable the reader to understand the nasal physiology and pathophysiology in detail. All four functions of the nose – respiration, defense, olfaction, and cosmesis  – are covered. Each chapter addresses one important aspect in an accessible way, and each is written by an acknowledged expert on the topic under consideration. The various techniques of clinical evaluation of nasal function are fully discussed, and current trends and future directions in nasal physiologic research are also explored. This book will be of value to both practicing otorhinolaryngologists and novices in the field. - Newsletter
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