Press Release Archive

2021  2020  2019  2018   2017
2016  2015
2014   2013
2012   2011 2010   2009
2008   2007

 
 
 


New York/Stuttgart“Botulinum Neurotoxin for Head and Neck Disorders,” recently published by Thieme, contains detailed injection instructions for using botulinum neurotoxin to treat head and neck disorders. The associated how-to videos, available on Thieme’s Media Center, offer otolaryngologists, neurologists, pain specialists, and others a complete guide to the management of motor, sensory and autonomic disorders of the head and neck region.

This book covers treatment methods for conditions ranging from hyperfunctional motor disorders (dystonia, tremor, dysphagia), to afferent pain disorders (temporomandibular joint disorder, migraine, trigeminal neuralgia) to autonomic disorders (hypersalivation, Frey's syndrome). For each indication, this text provides the reader with: reviews of the effects of the toxin on the nervous system, central pain thresholds, and central motor pathways; guidance on how to safely give an injection; and videos demonstrating injection techniques.

“There are no better guides to botulinum neurotoxin therapy around the head and neck than Dr. Blitzer and his co-editors and contributors. Not only was Dr. Blitzer a pioneer, but he has about as much experience as anyone alive. I don’t doubt that this book will be valuable to have within ready reach on your bookshelf.” — From the Foreword by Mark Hallett, MD

Focusing specifically on injection techniques for the therapeutic uses of botulinum neurotoxin for treating head and neck disorders, this manual fills an important gap in the literature. It gives clinicians current, authoritative, and in-depth information on administering botulinum neurotoxin most effectively for the head and neck disorders of their patients.

Blitzer
Botulinum Neurotoxin for Head and Neck Disorders
256 pp, 118 illustrations; hardcover
ISBN (Americas): 9781604065855
ISBN (EUR, Asia, Africa, AUS): 9781604065855
eBook – available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
eISBN 9781604065862
€109.99 / $129.99

About the Authors

Andrew Blitzer, MD, DDS, FACS, is Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Director, New York Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders, New York, NY, USA. He is a pioneer in the use of botulinum neurotoxin with over 25 years of experience.

Brian E. Benson, MD, is Chief, Division of Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Disorders, Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, and Director, The Voice Center, at Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey, and Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA

Joel Guss, MD, is Otolaryngologist - Head & Neck Surgeon, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Walnut Creek, California, USA

About Thieme

Thieme Publishing Group is a scientific and medical publishing house employing more than 950 people and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Stuttgart and three other locations in Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in medical and scientific publishing. Today, Thieme is the market leading publisher of neurosurgical content and holds strong market positions in orthopedics, radiology, anatomy and chemistry, among other specialties. Thieme publishes 137 peer-reviewed journals and over 500 new books annually. The company also has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include Thieme eJournals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website WinkingSkull.com and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit www.thieme.com.

Press Contact

If you want to order a review copy, please contact Mareike Haeberlein.

Mareike Haeberlein
Public Relations and Press Office
Thieme Publishing Group
Ruedigerstrasse 14
70469 Stuttgart
Germany
Tel: +49-711-8931-646
Fax: +49-711-8931-167
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mary Sandre
Public Relations
Thieme Publishers
333 Seventh Avenue
5th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: 1-212-584-4714
Fax: 1-212-947-1112
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Georg Thieme Verlag KG
Rüdigerstr. 14, 70469 Stuttgart
Rechtsform: KG
Sitz und Handelsregister: Stuttgart, HRA 3499

Get NEWS!

Sign up and be the first to get exclusive offers, sales, events, and more!

Yes, I would like to receive email newsletters with the latest news and information on products and services from Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc and selected cooperation partners in medicine and science regularly (about once a week). I agree to the use and processing of my personal information for this purpose. I can opt out at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the end of each newsletter.

Further information about data processing and your corresponding rights.

*Required field; all other fields are voluntary. We only use this information to personally address you in your newsletter.

{simplepopup name=Home_Pop_Up cookie=1}

The Thieme webshop is open! Learn more about our operations during COVID-19 here.

Keep up! Thieme emails bring you the latest medical and scientific resources

 

Plus, you'll receive 15% off your next order of books or personal journal subscriptions when you sign up.

 

Yes, I would like to receive email newsletters with the latest news and information on products and services from Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc and selected cooperation partners in medicine and science regularly (about once a week). I agree to the use and processing of my personal information for this purpose. I can opt out at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" link at the end of each newsletter.

Further information about data processing and your corresponding rights.

*Required field; all other fields are voluntary. We only use this information to personally address you in your newsletter.

{/simplepopup}