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January 1980

Surgery of the Upper Respiratory System

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ed 2, vol 1, by William W. Montgomery, 545 pp, with illus, $45, Philadelphia, Lea & Febiger, 1979.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1980;106(1):67. doi:10.1001/archotol.1980.00790250069018

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Dr Montgomery has improved his excellent and very popular surgical text and consequently increased its value to all otolaryngologists. Without altering the basic format, he has added new sections and expanded others to keep up with the most recent developments in otolaryngology. Furthermore, he has clarified his descriptions of certain procedures by providing new illustrations and photographs, as well as additional text.

The chapter on frontal sinus surgery has been improved with a better description of diagnostic techniques. The section on osteoplastic procedures has been expanded with excellent photographs and drawings to provide what I believe is the best step-by-step description of this operation. The number of those who have undergone osteoplastic frontal sinus surgery analyzed has been increased from 100 to 250 patients. The results of this operation are examined with much greater detail leading to more meaningful conclusions.

With the addition of better photographs and roentgenograms, as

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