Glasscock-Shambaugh Surgery of the Ear, 6th edition

ISBN: 978-1-60795-026-4




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June 2010

840 Pages, Casebound

US $225.00

A. Julianna Gulya, MD

Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

The George Washington University, Washington DC

Former Chief of Clinical Trials Branch

National Institute on Deafness & Communication Disorders, Bethesda MD

Lloyd B. Minor, MD

Andelot Professor and Chair

Department of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore MD

Former President of Association for Research in Otology

Former Chair Auditory Research Study

National Institutes of Health 2003-2005


Dennis S. Poe, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Otology and Laryngology

Harvard Medical School, Boston MA

Department of Otolaryngology at Children’s Hospital

Boston MA

Visiting Professor, Department of Otolaryngology

Tampere University Medical School, Tampere, Finland


Updated with new color graphics and new video CD of surgical and diagnostic procedures, this 6th edition retains its heritage as the classic textbook in otology and neurotology. Coverage includes scientific foundations and fundamentals, clinical evaluation and rehabilitation, and sections on the external ear, inner ear, tympanomastoid compartment, internal auditory canal/Cerebellopontine angle/petrous apex and skull-based surgery.

This edition integrates all the latest research in genetics, biotechnical advancements in laser and image-guided systems, and clinical innovations and techniques of the past 7 years. Woven throughout is an intriguing historical overview of those who pioneered the early surgical interventions from 1950 to the present and the influences on current clinical practice.

Editors of this edition, Julianna Gulya, Lloyd Minor and Dennis Poe, are internationally renowned figures in the field of otology/neurotology. This 6th edition enormously benefits from their editorial direction and wealth of knowledge and clinical expertise.  SOTE 6 remains the classic text and reference of choice for otolaryngologists and neurosurgeons and an essential addition to the libraries of experienced surgeons, trainees, or those preparing for board exams.

New Chapters written by well-recognized leaders that include the latest research and clinical studies include:

  • Tumor Biology

  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy

  • Ossicular Reconstruction

  • Management of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks

  • Surgical Treatment of Peripheral Vestibular Disorders

  • Hearing Aids

  • Tinnitus Rehabilitation

  • Vestibular Rehabilitation

  • Updated Temporal Bone Dissection Guide


Key Features

  • Comprehensive, yet manageable text covering spectrum of surgical and non-surgical otology and neurotology

  • Updated and detailed Temporal Bone Dissection Guide

  • New video CD of surgical and diagnostic procedures performed by leading surgeons

  • Editors and authors nationally-recognized in otology/neurotology

Table of Contents

I.    Scientific Foundations

1. Developmental Anatomy of Temporal Bone and Skull Base     Julianna Gulya

2.  Anatomy of the Ear and Temporal Bone     Julianna Gulya

3. Acoustics and Mechanics of the Middle Ear      Saumil Merchant , John Rosowski

4. Auditory Physiology: Inner Ear     Veronika Starlinger, Kinuko Masaki , Stephan Heller

5. Neurophysiology: Central Auditory System   Brad May , Charles Limb

6. Vestibular Physiology & Disorders of the Labyrinth   Timothy Hullar, Nathan Page, Lloyd Minor

7. Genetics in Otology and Neurotology   Anil Lalwani, Anand Mhatre

8. Tumor Biology   NEW   Brad Welling, Mark Packer

II.   Clinical Evaluation and Rehabilitation

9.    Clinical Diagnosis   Matthew O’Malley, David Haynes

10. Audiologic Evaluation of Otologic/Neurotologic Disease   Brad Stach

11. Vestibular Testing   Dennis Bjorab, Sanjay Bhansali, Travis Pfannenstiel, Maya Kato

12. Endoscopic Diagnosis & Surgery of Eustachian Tube Dysfunction   Dennis Poe,Quinton Gopen

13. Imaging of the Temporal Bone   Galdino Valvassori, Masoud Hemmati

14. Rehabilitation: Hearing Aids   NEW   Brad Stach, Virginia Ramachandran

15. Tinnitus Rehabilitation            NEW   Doug Mattox, Pawel Jastreboff, Elina Kari

16. Vestibular Rehabilitation         NEW   Michael Schubert

III.   Fundamentals of Otologic and Neurotologic Surgery

17. Principles of Temporal Bone & Skull Base Surgery   Roberto Cueva, Gary Jackson

18. Lasers in Otology   George Lesinski

19. Neurophysiologic Monitoring in Otologic/Neurotologic Surgery  Roberto Cueva, Gayle Hicks

20. Endoscope-assisted Middle Ear Surgery   Dennis Poe

21. Image-Guided Systems in Neurotologic and Skull Base Surgery   Miles Goldsmith

IV. Surgery of the External Ear

22. Diseases of the Auricle, External Auditory Canal, Tympanic Membrane   Barry Strasnick, Stephanie Antonio

23. Surgery for Cancer of the External Ear   Keith Casper, Myles Pensak

24. Surgery for Congenital Aural Atresia   Robert Jahrsdoerfer, Bradley Kesser

V.  Surgery of the Tympanomastoid Compartment

25. Pathology & Clinical Course Inflammatory Diseases of the Middle Ear   Quinton Gopen

26. Aural Complications of Otitis Media   Arvind Kumar, Richard Wiet

27. Intracranial Complications of Otitis Media   Samuel Levine, Chris DeSouza, Michael Shinners

28. Tympanoplasty: Tympanic Membrane Repair   Aristides Sismanis

29. Ossicular Chain Reconstruction    NEW   Aristides Sismanis, Dennis Poe

30. Canal Wall Up Mastoidectomy   Justin Wittkopf, David Haynes

31. Open Cavity Mastoid Operations   John Kveton

32. Surgery for Otosclerosis   Michael McKenna, Ohir Handzel

33. Implantable Hearing Devices   Charles Della Santina, Lawrence Lustig

VI.  Surgery of the Inner Ear

34. Surgical Treatment of Peripheral Vestibular Disorders   NEW Ben Crane, John Carey, Lloyd Minor

35. Cochlear Implants   Peter Roland

VII.  Surgery of the Internal Auditory Canal/Cerebellopontine  Angle/Petrous Apex

36. Surgery of the Facial Nerve   Bruce Gantz, Samuel Gubbels, Ravi Samy

37. Vestibular Schwannoma   Mark Packer, Bradley Welling

38. Auditory Brainstem Implants   Steven Otto, Derald Brackmann, William    Hitselberger, Elizabeth Toh, Robert Shannon, Lendra Friesen

39. Stereotactic Radiosurgery & Radiotherapy for Temporal Bone Tumors   NEW  Ashley Wackym, Christina Runge-Samuelson, David Friedland

40. Surgery of Cystic Lesions   Gordon Hughes, Joung Lee, Paul Ruggieri, Martin Citardi

VIII.   Surgery of the Skull Base

41. Surgery for Benign Tumors   Gary Jackson, John Leonetti

42. Surgery for Malignant Lesions   Keith Casper, Myles Pensak

43. Prevention & Management of Cerebrospinal Fluids   NEW   Roberto Cueva, Chris Danner

Temporal Bone Dissection Appendix 

 Dennis I. Bojrab, Ben J. Balough, Benjamin T. Crane