- Marcos V Goycoolea MD, MS, PhD
- Chris De Souza MS, DORL, DNB, FACS
This Atlas is written in clear and easily understandable language in order to provide the essential concepts in otology. This Atlas has a special emphasis on structure, function, pathogenesis and research. This is because in order to select, modify or develop a rational therapy, it is essential to have an understanding of the anatomy, function, and pathology of the organs involved as well as the mechanisms of disease. Due to its rapid publication cycle, the material is current, topical, and immediately relevant to the clinician. Contribution of experts from the 5 continents, outstanding international editorial board and invited authors are leaders in the field. This Atlas designed to meet the need of the busy practicing clinician to efficiently keep current with what is new in each of the subspecialties of Otolaryngology. Superb section on anatomy, histology, dissection, sculpturing and surgical procedure of temporal bones that is not available as a whole unit in any otology atlas. The atlas also discusses what is new in otology such as genetics and molecular biology and the change of medicine of excellence into a predictive individualized otology. Provides contains fine quality of the drawings, figures and the uniqueness of the histologic material including electron microscopy (transmission and scanning) which are really a work of art. This book useful for Otolaryngologists at all levels including residents and physicians.