Botulinum Neurotoxin for Head and Neck Disorders

Andrew Blitzer, Brian E. Benson, Diana N. Kirke

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  • Edition: 2 2020
  • Details: 226 pages, 95 ill., ePub
  • ISBN: 9781638536598
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  • Language of text: English

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Product information Botulinum Neurotoxin for Head and Neck Disorders

The most comprehensive, state-of-the-art guide available on the use of botulinum neurotoxin for head & neck disorders!

Senior author Andrew Blitzer is an internationally renowned pioneer on the use of botulinum neurotoxin for functional disorders, with unparalleled expertise on this topic. Joined by esteemed co-editors Brian Benson and Diana Kirke, with multidisciplinary contributors, Botulinum Neurotoxin for Head and Neck Disorders Second Edition fills a gap in the medical literature. The unique textbook focuses on the use of botulinum neurotoxins for functional disorders of the head and neck, though with some aesthetic indications. The second edition reflects the latest advances and understanding of existing and emerging applications for botulinum neurotoxins, including new treatment paradigms, revised pharmacology, and an updated review of the literature in all chapters.

Twenty superbly illustrated chapters cover the management of hyperfunctional, pain, and hypersecretory syndromes of the head and neck. Hyperfunctional motor disorders are discussed in chapters focused on blepharospasm, facial dystonia, Meige syndrome, oromandibular dystonia, spasmodic dysphonia (laryngeal dystonia), and cervical dystonia. Specific treatment approaches for pain are addressed in chapters on migraine and chronic daily tension headaches, temporomandibular disorders, and trigeminal neuralgia. The treatment of autonomic nervous system disorders is covered in chapters dedicated to Frey syndrome, facial hyperhydrosis, and sialorrhea.

Key Features

  • A 30-year review of spasmodic dysphonia data includes new insights encompassing comprehensive treatment, management and outcomes results, and neuropathophysiology
  • A new chapter details the emerging role of botulinum neurotoxin to treat radiation-induced spasm and pain
  • Updates on the management of palatal myoclonus, temporomandibular joint disorder, and sialorrhea
  • An impressive compendium of professional injection videos, including a new video on sialorrhea and an updated migraine video
  • Clinical pearls throughout the book focus on best practices, how to avoid pitfalls, and achieving the most optimal outcomes

This is a must-have resource for otolaryngologists–head and neck surgeons, neurologists, dentists, pain specialists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, and others health professionals who use botulinum neurotoxin to treat motor, sensory, and autonomic disorders of the head and neck region.

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