Invasive Skull Base Mucormycosis New Perspectives (Original PDF from Publisher+Videos)
By Narayanan Janakiram, Sampath Chandra Prasad Rao
COVID-associated mucormycosis (CAM) considered to be an “endemic within a pandemic” affected the Indian subcontinent during the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. This book deals with all the aspects of rhino-orbito-cerebral mucormycosis (ROCM) in its entirety, and it is unparalleled in the respect that it is wholly based on Dr. Narayanan Janakiram’s clinical and surgical experience.
This book contains in-depth details of surgical aspects of management of ROCM, and the authors stress on central skull base clearance in ROCM to ensure complete recovery of the patients. It describes a step-by-step approach to the management of ROCM, utilizing the unique staging system proposed by Dr. Janakiram. It gives clear-cut surgical approaches for each stage with the help of clinical scenarios and stresses on endoscopic approaches for all cases, except in advanced stages where combined approach is advised.
This book is authored by some of the pioneers in this subject, and has the following salient features:
- Systematic organization of contents and wide coverage of each topic, from the basic surgeries to the most advanced in skull base surgery.
- Clinical coverage of all stages of ROCM with management as per the Janakiram staging for post- COVID-19 mucormycosis (JSPM) classification.
- Vivid illustrations and high-definition pictures and videos for in-depth explanation of surgical steps.
Narayanan Janakiram, MS, DLO, is Managing Director of Royal Pearl Group of Hospitals, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu and Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Internationally acclaimed for his work in skull base surgery, Dr. Janakiram has been a pioneer in the field of endoscopic management of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma. He has authored several chapters and articles pertaining to skull base surgery, and books such as Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma; Step-By-Step Approach to Endo-scopic Cadaveric Dissection; and Atlas of Sellar, Suprasellar, and Parasellar Lesions by Thieme Publishers. He was conferred with “The Heinz Stammberger Award for Excellence in Teaching” in the year 2022.
Sampath Chandra Prasad Rao, MS, DNB, FACS, FEB-ORLHNS, FEAONO, is Consultant Skull Base, Hearing Implantology, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Oncosurgeon at Manipal Hospital, and Managing Director of Bangalore Head and Neck Sciences and Bangalore Skull Base Institute, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.