Sialendoscopy was introduced in the early 1990s as a minimally invasive alternative to standard methods for diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory and obstructive salivary gland disease. The technique was pioneered in adults; however, advances in instrumentation have allowed this to be adapted to the smaller salivary ductal anatomy found in the pediatric population. In this chapter, the technique of sialendoscopy for parotid and submandibular glands is described.
Jean M. Bruch, DMD, MD, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Otolaryngology, 243 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114 (USA), E-Mail email@example.com
Published online: March 29, 2012
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Book Serie: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Vol. 73, Year 2012
Editor(s): Randolph, G. (Boston, Mass.)
ISSN: 0065-3071 (Print), eISSN: 1662-2847 (Online)
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Book Title: Pediatric Airway Surgery
Editor(s): Hartnick CJ, Hansen MC, Gallagher TQ (eds)
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Published online: 3/29/2012
Cover Date: 2012
Number of Print Pages: 4
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ISBN: 978-3-8055-9931-3 (Print)
eISBN: 978-3-8055-9932-0 (Online)
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