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New York/Stuttgart “Cholesteatoma,” recently published by Thieme, focuses on presentations of actual patients and follows that patient through the management of their specific condition. Detailed instructions include preparing for what might be discovered at surgery, selecting from various surgical options, and learning what outcome to expect. Cholesteatoma is a destructive and expanding growth in the middle ear.

"Eric E. Smouha and Dennis I. Bojrab have organized this unique book to clarify the understanding of cholesteatoma management with one-of-a-kind photos, descriptive artwork, and surgical videos [on Thieme’s MediaCenter website]. They have significantly added to current literature describing the pathways of [the] spread of cholesteatoma and the surgical and reconstructive approaches used for its management, with particular attention to special situations that one encounters during surgery.” from the Foreword by Simon C. Parisier, MD, FACS, Professor of Otolaryngology, Otology, and Neurotology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, New York.

The accompanying 25 surgical videos (totaling two hours), performed and narrated by the authors, show surgical control of disease with attention to special situations that arise at surgery. Over 340 vibrant, full-color illustrations demonstrate the different disease progressions not shown in any other text. Otologists, otolaryngologists-head and neck surgeons, fellows, and residents will refer to this concise reference on a daily basis for the most up-to-date information on cholesteatomas and other middle-ear lesions.

160 pp, 344 illustrations
ISBN (Americas): 9781604062779
ISBN (EUR, Asia, Africa, AUS): 9781604062779

About the Authors

Eric E. Smouha, MD, is Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Director, Otology/Neurotology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York.

Dennis I. Bojrab, MD, Michigan Ear Institute, CEO and Director of Research, Chairman of Otolaryngology, Oakland University Beaumont Hospital School of Medicine, NeuroScience Co-Director, St. John-Providence Hospital System, Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology and Neurosurgery, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.

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 and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit­­

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
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