Practical Medical and Surgical Management of Chronic Rhinosinusitis

This book is a comprehensive compendium on the medical and surgical treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), with or without polyposis. Detailed coverage is provided of a wide range of topics, including medical and surgical management of CRS and its subsets, medical therapy in the pre- and postoperative period and specific medical therapeutic classes currently employed

Diagnosis and Endoscopic Management of Digestive Diseases: New Tools and Strategies

In this book, leading international experts describe and discuss the various techniques available for the screening, diagnosis, management, and follow-up of digestive diseases, providing clinically useful, up-to-date reviews that draw upon their own experience and focus attention on the most recent advances in the field. Among the wide range of topics covered are the use

Surgical Diseases of the Pancreas and Biliary Tree

This book provides an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and surgical management of the diseases of the pancreas and biliary tree, highlighting the most recent findings. The chapters are designed to accompany the reader on a step-by-step approach to the patient, providing the latest evidence to justify each recommendation. Wherever feasible and indicated, emphasis is

Pathophysiology and Surgical Treatment of Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis

All laryngologists, especially general ENT doctors who see patients with paralytic dysphonia, as well as speech pathologists, will benefit from this book’s coverage of many basic and clinical aspects of reinnervation in retrieving patients’ normal voices. Phonosurgical treatment for paralytic dysphonia was first established in the late 1970s in the form of arytenoid adduction and

Turbulent Heating and Anisotropy in the Solar Wind: A Numerical Study

This book presents two important new findings. First, it demonstrates from first principles that turbulent heating offers an explanation for the non-adiabatic decay of proton temperature in solar wind. Until now, this was only proved with reduced or phenomenological models. Second, the book demonstrates that the two types of anisotropy of turbulent fluctuations that are

Progress in Optomechatronic Technologies: Proceedings of International Symposium on Optomechatronic

This book gathers high-quality papers presented at the International Symposium on Optomechatronic Technology (ISOT 2018), which was organized by the International Society for Optomechatronics (ISOM) and Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica (CIO) in Cancun, Mexico on November 5–8, 2018. The respective papers address the evolution of optomechatronic devices and systems, and their implementation in problem-solving

The Emergence of Complexity: Rethinking Education as a Social Science

This book centres on a broadened view of complexity that will enrich engagement with complexity in the social sciences. The key idea is to employ complexity theory to develop a holistic account of practice, agency and expertise. In doing so, the book acknowledges and builds upon the relational character of reductive accounts. It draws upon recent theoretical work on

Reviews in Plasmonics 2017

Reviews in Plasmonics is a comprehensive collection of current trends and emerging hot topics in the field of Plasmonics and closely related disciplines. It summarizes the years progress in Plasmonics and its applications, with authoritative analytical reviews specialized enough to be attractive to professional researchers, yet also appealing to the wider audience of scientists in

Coastal Ecosystems of the Tropics Adaptive Management

The coastal areas of the tropics are rich in biodiversity, natural resources and place of intensive developmental activities as it provides livelihood to millions of people. At the same time evidences suggest that several unique coastal ecosystems viz., mangroves, wetlands, salt marshes, corals, estuaries, sand dunes and agro-ecosystem are vulnerable to natural disasters and events