Meticulously updated by board-certified oral and maxillofacial radiologist, Dr. Dania Tamimi, and a team of sub-specialty experts, Specialty Imaging: Temporomandibular Joint and Sleep-Disordered Breathing, 2nd Edition, is a comprehensive reference ideal for anyone involved with TMJ or SDB imaging, including oral and maxillofacial radiologists and surgeons, TMJ/craniofacial pain specialists, sleep medicine specialists, head and neck radiologists, and otolaryngologists. This detailed, beautifully illustrated volume covers recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of both TMJ and SDB, including how related structures are affected. Employing a multifaceted, multispecialty approach, it brings together the clinical perspectives and imaging expertise of today’s research specialists in a single, image-rich, easy-to-read text.
Reflects the current emphasis on holistic diagnosis and treatment not just of the TMJ but of all related structures that can be adversely affected by any TMJ dysfunction
Examines a variety of presenting clinical signs or symptoms, discusses imaging strategies and the associated conditions revealed by imaging, and helps you develop differential diagnoses
Provides current, detailed information on the relationship between TMJ disorders and SDB, how imaging shows the correlation between the two, and risk factors for SDB
Includes upper respiratory tract diagnoses, with multiple subsections on the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx, oropharynx, and hypopharynx, each with multiple new chapters
Features new chapters on ultrasonography of the TMJ and upper respiratory tract, new content on 3D and 4D modeling and surface rendering, a new section on imaging of upper respiratory tract procedures, and new content detailing the tie-in between occlusion and SDB
Includes an expanded Modalities section that includes new chapters on formulating a TMJ/upper respiratory tract report; plain film imaging of the TMJ and upper respiratory tract; CBCT analysis of the upper respiratory tract; dynamic MR of the TMJ and upper respiratory tract, and ultrasound of the TMJ
Covers the role that TMJ plays in facial growth and development, stomatognathic system function, and how TMJ abnormalities change the dimensions of the facial skeleton and surrounding structures
Contains over 5,000 print and online-only images (more than 300 are new), including radiologic images, full-color medical illustrations, and histologic and gross pathology photographs
Reflects updates to the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (RDC-TMD)-the major clinical classification method and a key tool to assess/diagnose TMJ issues and facilitate communication for consultants, referrals, and prognoses
Includes an eBook version?that enables you to access all text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.
About Dania F Tamimi
Dania Tamimi, BDS, DMSc, graduated with a dental degree from King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and trained at Harvard University, School of Dental Medicine, where she earned a Doctorate of Medical Science (DMSc) and certificate of fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. She is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. She runs her own oral radiology private practice in Orlando, FL.