The Mayr program, developed by the Austrian physician Dr. Franz Xaver Mayr (1875–1965), is an intensive regime lasting several weeks. It includes therapeutic fasts to rest the digestive tract, and it features a special diet to train proper mastication. This diet program is complemented with abdominal massage, hydrotherapy, and exercise.
Head and Neck Imaging presents the challenging cases that are most likely to be encountered by residents and radiologists focusing on imaging of the head and neck. It helps radiologists correctly interpret images and thus quickly make initial diagnoses on both common and less common disorders of the head and neck. This book can also be used as an effective review guide for those studying for the radiology board exams.
Thieme is delighted to announce the exclusive launch of Secondary Rhinoplasty by the Global Masters from Rod J. Rohrich and Jamil Ahmad at the International Meeting of Rhinoplasty Societies (IMRHIS) taking place in Versailles, France from 8-10 September.
Originally published in 2006, the second edition of this award-winning neurosurgical atlas is written by a notable cadre of world-renowned spine surgeons. Reflecting the enormous depth and breadth of spine surgery, this volume has been completely updated with current, state-of-the-art surgical methodologies and minimally invasive options. Pathologies include degenerative changes, congenital abnormalities, rheumatic diseases, tumors, and trauma.
The right test-taking strategy for the USMLE Step II licensing exam
For medical students and interns, finding the best approach and the right tools to study for the USMLE Step II medical licensing exam can be more daunting than sitting the examination itself. Using Essential Med Notes 2016 from the Toronto Notes for Medical Students Inc. is one of the keys to a solid test-taking strategy for aspiring physicians. Now in its 32nd edition, this bestselling title is distributed worldwide by Thieme Publishers.
Imaging plays an integral role in the diagnosis and intervention of debilitating, often fatal vascular diseases of the brain, such as ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, aneurysms, and arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). Written by a world renowned neuroradiologist and pioneer in the early adoption of magnetic resonance (MR) technology, Imaging of Cerebrovascular Disease is a concise yet remarkably thorough textbook that advances the reader's expertise on this subject.
Learn to avoid and manage complications from actual endovascular cases
Thieme Publicações Ltda, the Brazilian subsidiary of the Thieme Publishing Group, is pleased to announce today the purchase of the Brazilian medical publisher, Livraria e Editora Revinter Ltda.
Kirschner wires or K-wires are sterilized, sharpened, smooth stainless steel pins/wires used in orthopedic surgery as implants. K-wire implants are extremely versatile in their usage and can treat fractures of various kinds in most of the bones from finger tips to toes. Due to their remarkable ability to heal and reconstruct intricate bone fractures, they are a popular choice among orthopedic surgeons the world over. Each reconstruction is an innovation in itself, as every complex fracture presents its unique challenges.
Foot and ankle orthopedics is the fastest developing orthopedic subspecialty in the Asia-Pacific region and the Handbook of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics is designed to be an indispensable guide for all general as well as specialist orthopedicians. The handbook covers a wide range of topics, including the general rules of foot and ankle examination, their investigation, rationale of prescription of foot and ankle orthotics, various malunions, management of foot and ankle trauma, diagnosis, and the management of common foot and ankle infections. It also explains the art of arthrodesis in a concise yet comprehensive manner. Its content is organized in a pointwise format, supported by algorithms, tables, illustrations and real clinical pictures for easy and quick reference by orthopedic surgeons. The chapters are contributed by internationally-renowned authors with years of clinical experience.
This book is unique. It will guide you through the essentials of musculoskeletal imaging using a multimodality approach. Organized by categories of musculoskeletal disorders, it uses a “findings within-the-image” method to help you identify the typical imaging features of each condition. As a comprehensive reference compiled by well-known specialists in the field, it is useful for both practicing radiologists and those in training.
This book provides a concise, concept-rich, and well-illustrated text of medical physiology. Written primarily for undergraduate medical students, the lucidity of the text should also appeal to a large section of health professionals.
This fourth edition of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery keeps readers up-to-date on recent developments in the field, including microvascular techniques, minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, and unique applied technologies. Along with comprehensive surgical chapters, the text addresses practical issues driving changes in facial plastic surgery practice: ethnic variations, anti-aging strategies, ambulatory surgical concerns, and evidence-based decision making.
Ophthalmologic surgery has seen ever-evolving advancements in treatment methodologies. An expanding choice of intraocular lenses and implantation approaches has contributed to improved quality of life in people with vision impairments. Although cataract surgery has a very high success rate, unexpected complications can occur. Being prepared for challenges is integral to achieving positive outcomes.
Praise for the previous edition:
"At once a textbook, a surgical atlas, and a source of current practice guidelines. This is a high-quality, thorough and insightful resource that provides accessible and essential information...recommend[ed]." -- Doody's Review