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December 1974

An Atlas of Head and Neck Surgery

Arch Otolaryngol. 1974;100(6):480. doi:10.1001/archotol.1974.00780040494016

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This book, written by John M. Lore, Jr., and illustrated by Robert Wabnitz, is probably one of the most comprehensive atlases of head and neck surgery with the largest number of procedures in a single work. To compile an atlas of this quality and size was truly a task of love and both contributors should be commended for their monumental accomplishment. The first edition of this atlas, issued 11 years ago, was of the stature that most head and neck surgeons have it on their library shelf. The new second edition is in two volumes and has double the number of pages to encompass additional procedures in the areas of reconstruction, regional flaps, tracheal resections, periorbital region surgery, vascular surgery, and partial laryngectomy. Even though many of the basic head and neck procedures are identical in both editions, enough new material has been added that those owning the first edition

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