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August 1985

Problems in Head and Neck Surgery

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Washington, DC

Arch Otolaryngol. 1985;111(8):563-564. doi:10.1001/archotol.1985.00800100111029

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This book is intended for young trainees in the field of head and neck surgery who have some knowledge of the subject, and who are in the early stages of acquiring experience and expertise in operative surgery. It is about the prevention and rectification of problems and complications. Surgical procedures for the correction of established complications are described. Included are chapters on the thyroids, benign cervical swellings, the parotid, radical neck dissection, the nose and paranasal sinuses, the ear, the oral cavity and oropharynx, the larynx, the trachea, the hypopharynx, and the esophagus.

Each chapter contains a list of helpful references. The author is consultant ear, nose, and throat surgeon to Guy's Hospital and the Royal National Throat, Nose, and Ear Hospital, London, and has been trained on both sides of the Atlantic, having served as fellow and assistant professor at the State University of Iowa. Shaheen defines a surgical

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