A unique and vital resource for oncologists, otolaryngologists, gastroenterologists, respiratory physicians, and ENT, maxillo-facial, thoracic, and upper gastrointestinal surgeons, A Diagnostic Atlas of Tumours of the Upper Aero-Digestive Tract brings the reader up-to-date with the correct identification and diagnosis for malignant disease of the larynx, pharynx, and esophagus. This resource is the only available atlas that covers these anatomical areas and highlights the different pathologies physicians may encounter. Key features of this highly visual guide include: * the inclusion of online video clips * a thorough knowledge of the entire upper aero-digestive tract and its pathologies * recent advances in flexible endoscopy, such as the Trans-Nasal Flexible Laryngo-Oesophagoscope (TNFLO), which makes visualization, identification, biopsy, and treatment of conditions of the upper aerodigestive tract easier and possible under local anesthesia in an outpatient setting * incorporates 100 images from the TNFLO * accessible and concise information for medical students, nurses, and surgical and medical trainees Tim Price, Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester, UK; Paul Q. Montgomery, Norfolk & Norwich Teaching Hospital, Norwich, UK; Martin Birchall, Southmead Hospital-ENT, Bristol UK; Patrick J. Gallane, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada CONTENTS Section 1: An Overview * An introduction to Trans-Nasal Flexible Laryngo-oesophagoscopy (TNFLO) * The Technique - General & Biopsy of Lesions * The Patients Experience Section 2: Premalignant Disorders and Malignant Tumours * Nasal cavity and Paranasal sinuses * Nasopharynx * Oral cavity – Buccal mucossa, Alveolus and gingivae (i.Upper ii. Lower), Hard Palate, Anterior tongue, Floor of Mouth * Oropharynx; i. Oropharynx * Oropharynx; ii. Tonsil Tumours * Oropharynx; iii. Base of Tongue * Larynx i. Supraglottic Tumours * Larynx ii. Glottic Tumours * Larynx iii. Subglottic Tumours * Hypopharynx i. Hypopharynx * Hypopharynx ii. Pyriform Fossa Tumours * Hypopharynx iii. Post cricoid tumours * Oesophageal Tumours * Tracheal tumours * Tumours of the Thyroid Section 3: Benign Tumours * Benign Nasopharyngeal tumours * i. Oropharynx * ii. Benign Parapharyngeal tumours affecting the tonsil * Larynx i. Supraglottis * Larynx ii. Glottis * Larynx iii. Subglottis Section 4: Treatment Options using TNFLO * Endo-Laryngeal Laser Surgery Using TNFLO * Direct Phonoplasty * TNFLO and Trache-oesophageal puncture Section 5: Post-Treatment monitoring and Complications * 5A: Surgical * Total Laryngectomy: primary and flap repair * Monitoring * Flap Necrosis and Post-operative fistula * Surgical Voice Restoration * 5B: Chemo-Radiation * Radiation and Chemoradiation in Head and Neck Cancer * Tim Price BSc, MBChB, MRCS, DLO, FRCS, CCT is a Consultant ENT Surgeon at Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester, UK. He has written 4 book chapters and 15 peer reviewed papers. He has presented at national and international conferences and has won awards for his work in the TNLE arena. * Paul Montgomery BSc, MBChB, FRCS (Eng.) is Medical Director and Consultant ENT Surgeon at The Bupa Cromwell Hospital, London, UK. He has won awards for his work in ENT and also for his books in this area. He has edited 3 other books and written more than 40 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters. * Martin Birchall MA, MB BChir, FRCS, MD, FRCS (ORL) is Professor of Laryngology and Otorhinolaryngology at University College London, UK and University of California Davis, USA. He has won numerous awards including Morgan Stanley/Daily Telegraph Great Briton of the Year (Science and Technology). He has written more than 150 journal papers, review articles, books and book chapters and was the first ENT Surgeon to be elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences. * Patrick J. Gullane, CM, MB, FRCSC, FACS, FRACS (Hon), FRCS (Hon) is Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Canada. In addition, he holds the Wharton Chair in Head and Neck Surgery at the Princess Margaret Hospital and is Otolaryngologist-in-Chief, for the University Health Network. He has delivered over 770 presentations worldwide, published over 270 peer-reviewed papers, 71 book chapters and has authored 9 books. He serves on the Editorial Board of 10 Journals and is a member of numerous Surgical Societies.