Prosthetic Rehabilitation of Head and Neck Cancer Patients

Edited by Pankaj Kharade, MD, FDPS, FJPS
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The management of malignant tumors associated with the maxilla, tongue, floor of the mouth, mandible, and adjacent structures represents a difficult challenge for the surgical specialist and prosthodontist regarding both control of the primary disease and rehabilitation following surgical treatment. Prosthetic Rehabilitation of Head Neck Cancer Patients is an easy-to-read clinical guide covering the latest multidisciplinary approaches to the treatment of head and neck cancers - from effective surgical management to psychosocial aspects and improved quality of life. 

Key Features
  • Discusses rehabilitation of various defects in the head neck region due to surgical resection of tumors with newly available technology. 

  • Covers interdisciplinary surgical management, including both prosthetic treatment and psychosocial management related to craniomaxillofacial rehabilitation, with a focus on improving patients' quality of life. 

  • Offers a multidisciplinary approach with valuable contributions from a variety of specialists with experience in head and neck cancer rehabilitation. 

ISBN 9780323823944
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2022
Author Information Edited by Pankaj Kharade, MD, FDPS, FJPS , Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Medicine, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Table of Content 1      Introduction to maxillofacial rehabilitation
2      Anatomical considerations in maxillofacial rehabilitation
3      Tumors of Head and Neck region- An overview
4      Surgical Management of head and neck cancer patients
5      Reconstruction of Head and Neck defects
6      Radiotherapy treatment- planning and post treatment care
7      Oral management of patients treated with chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy
8       Prosthetic Rehabilitation of maxillectomy defect
9       Rehabilitation of mandibular defects
10     Rehabilitation of soft palate defects
11     Tongue and palatal augmentation prosthesis
12     Ocular prosthesis
13     Orbital prosthesis
14     Facial Prosthesis
15     Tracheoesophageal Prosthesis
16     Rehabilitation of cleft palate defects
17     Color matching and other laboratory considerations
18     Craniofacial prosthesis
19     Role of Speech therapy in rehabilitation of head neck cancer patients
20     Applications of CAD CAM technology in maxillofacial rehabilitation
21     Extrapolation of  implants to rehabilitate maxillofacial defects
22     Psychosocial implications in rehabilitation of head neck cancer patients
23     Hard and soft tissue regeneration
24     Applications of various tissue grafts
25     Materials in Maxillofacial Prosthesis
Publication Date 01-12-2022
Pages 324
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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