Ultrasonography in Dentomaxillofacial Diagnostics (Hardcover)
This book offers a comprehensive review of the state of the art in Ultrasonography (USG) dentomaxillofacial imaging to help radiologists and dentists in their training and daily practice.
The book examines the relationship between clinical features, diagnosis, and choice of minimally invasive technique for a range of dentomaxillofacial disorders and provides information on post-treatment therapy. Accurate interpretation of indications for treatment is the cornerstone of success in medicine, and as such, the book explains how the selection of imaging technique is closely linked to clinical and diagnostic aspects and how recognition of this relationship forms the foundation for optimal outcomes. In addition to examining the various modalities, the book highlights the role of the latest USG imaging techniques. Further, it discusses in detail the pathology, treatment, and prognosis of common and rare diseases, as well as congenital/developmental malformations in the dentomaxillofacial, an area that is often underestimated and largely ignored by dentists.Featuring updated high-resolution images created with state-of-the-art equipment, the book introduces readers to current imaging modalities. It also includes pathological descriptions of radiologic diagnoses to help clarify the pathophysiology of the disease, while the pearls and pitfalls of image interpretation provide a quick reference guide for practitioners.Written by leading international experts, this outstanding book is a valuable resource for both radiologists, dentists and students seeking a more in-depth appreciation of the subject and its contribution to the scientific radiology community.
About the Author
Kaan Orhan, DDS MSc MHM Ph.D., BBA is a Professor of DentoMaxilloFacial Radiology at the Faculty of Dentistry, and a board member of Medical Design Application and Research Center (MEDITAM) at Ankara University, Turkey, and a visiting Professor at the Faculty of Medical Dentistry at the Medical University of Lublin, Poland and a visiting Professor at the OMFS-IMPATH Research Group, Department of Imaging and Pathology, University of Leuven, Belgium. Dr. Orhan received his degree in 1998 and completed his Ph.D. and specialization in Maxillofacial Radiology in 2002 at Osaka University, Japan, and Ankara University, Turkey. He was a maxillofacial consultant and lecturer at Ankara University from 2004 to 2006, and then became an Associate Professor in 2006 and a Full Professor in 2012. He was the founder and, from 2007 to 2010, the chairman of the Dentomaxillofacial Radiology Department, Near East University, Cyprus. He served as chairman of the Research and Scientific Committee, European Academy of DentoMaxillofacial Radiology from 2008 to 2012, and later as Vice-President (2012-2014) and President. He is a fellow of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), Japanese Board of DentoMaxillofacial Radiology, European Head and Neck Radiology Society (ESHNR), European Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology (ESRMB), International Association of Dento-Maxillo-Facial Radiology, and Medical Ultrasonography Society. He also served as a Board Member of the Specialization Committee in the Ministry of Health and promoted the recognition of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology as a specialization in Turkey. Dr. Orhan is the editor of several journals, including "BMC Medical Imaging", "Radiology: Open Access" and "Oral Radiology", and a reviewer for more than 50 different journals in his field. He has written or co-authored more than ten books in English and Turkish as well as over 250 scientific publications in international peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include CT, CBCT, MRI, ultrasound (USG), head and neck radiology.