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lustrations adds to the value of this book as a guide to ar- throscopic diagnosis and treatment.
Dental Implants: Principles and Practice. Babbush CA (ed), with 3 1 contributors. Philadelphia, PA, Saunders, 199 1,380 pages, 430 illustrations, $125.00
After a description of patient selection, tissue response to endosseous implants, and presurgical evaluation, the various chapters provide a detailed discussion of six commonly used systems (Branemark, IMZ, ITI hollow cylinder, TPS screw, subperiosteal, and mandibular staple), including the surgical, restorative, and maintenance aspects. Chapters on the use of hydroxylapatite, rare earth magnet retention, medicolegal considerations, and management of a dental implant practice also are provided.
Implants. Worthington P, Beirne OR (eds), with 34 contrib- utors. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North Amer- ica, vol 3, no 4, 1991, 1,012 pages, illustrated
This volume discusses both clinical and basic issues of concern to those interested in the field of implantology, with particular emphasis on subjects that may be controversial. Examples include the pros and cons of the sinus lift procedure, the desirability of connecting implants to the natural denti- tion, the advisability of placing implants in fresh extraction sites, and the advantages and disadvantages of coated im- plants. Where applicable, both the surgical and restorative aspects are included, as well as a discussion of problems and complications.
Clinlclan’s Manual of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Kwon PH, La&in DM (eds), with 28 contributors. Chicago, IL, Quintessence, 199 1, 432 pages, illustrated, spiral-bound pa- perback
This pocket reference provides a handy source of infor- mation for both the resident and the practicing clinician. The
26 sections cover everything from history and physical ex- amination, laboratory testing, electrocardiogram interpre- tation, fluid and electrolyte balance, and surgical nutrition to the various operative procedures used to treat patients and their postoperative management. A detailed index makes it possible to quickly find the information being sought.
Surgery of the Paranasal Sinuses (ed 2). Blitzer A, Lawson W, Friedman WH (eds), with 43 contributors. Philadelphia, PA, 1991, 528 pages, 453 illustrations, $125.00
This edition provides updated information on the new advances in computed tomography, magnetic resonance im- aging, and radionuclide imaging, endoscopic and laser sur- gery, and rhinomanometry, as well as discussions of surgical indications, operative techniques, intraoperative problems, and management of complications. Step-by-step details of the various surgical operations are presented and accompa- nied by numerous illustrations. Updated descriptions of spe- cialized surgical procedures for such conditions as oroantral fistula, cerebrospinal rhinorrhea, and sinus fractures also are included.
Manual of Dental Therapeutics. Zambito RF, Sciubba JJ (eds), with 15 contributors. St Louis, MO, Mosby Year Book, 199 1, 3 11 pages, spiral-bound paperback
The 15 chapters in this manual attempt to assist the cli- nician in integrating the clinical findings associated with var- ious conditions in order to make a correct diagnosis and es- tablish a logical treatment plan. Included are discussions on infections, temporomandibular disorders, dentoalveolar trauma, benign and malignant lesions, and mucosal abnor- malities. There are also chapters on patient evaluation, drug interactions, control of anxiety and apprehension, and com- monly used drugs. The material is provided in a concise for- mat to permit easy reference.