About The Book

This new, landmark edition represents an amalgamation of two of the most famous and well reviewed books on the science, diagnosis, clinical management, and surgical and non-surgical treatment of laryngeal diseases and disorders.

The Larynx 3rd edition merges Ferlito’s Diseases of the Larynx (2000, copublished by Arnold in the UK and OUP in the US) and Fried’s The Larynx: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 2nd Edition (Mosby).

Totally revised, completely updated, and massively expanded, the new edition comprehensively covers the subject area and encompasses the talents of the world-leading international specialists drawn from every conceivable field with an interest in the larynx, among them pediatric and adult laryngologists, voice and speech pathologists, anatomists and physiologists, pathologists, radiologists, anesthesiologists, oncologists, chemotherapists, radiotherapists, and immunologists. The must-have ENT volume in every medical library, laryngologist’s office and speech pathology department library.

About The Authors

Marvin P. Fried, MD, FACS, completed his residency at Washington University, in St. Louis, and served in the U.S. Public Health Service. He joined the faculty at Boston University, Tufts University, then Harvard Medical School, where he was promoted to professor of otology and laryngology. He later became professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and university chairman at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center.

Dr. Fried has received numerous awards including the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Basic Research Award for residents, the Edmund Prince Fowler Award for Basic Science Research, and the Mark Award for Contributions to the Advancement of Laser Medicine and Surgery.

Dr. Fried has been president of the Society of University Otolaryngologists, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, the American Rhinologic Society, and the American Laryngological Association. He has published nearly 200 original reports, reviews, and chapters, as well as books and monographs.

Alfio Ferlito is Director of the Department of Surgical Sciences, Professor and Chairman of the ENT Clinic at the University of Udine School of Medicine. He graduated in medicine at the University of Bologna. After two years at the University of Trieste, he worked at the ENT Department of Padua University from 1970 to 1997.

He has collaborated in writing articles, editorials, commentaries, letters to the editor, special issues, book chapters and books with 323 international experts.

He has edited a three-volume book entitled Cancer of the Larynx (CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1985) and three other books entitled Neoplasms of the Larynx (Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1993), Surgical Pathology of Laryngeal Neoplasms (Chapman and Hall, London, 1996) and Diseases of the Larynx (Arnold, London, 2000), and co-authored two books entitled Granulomas and Neoplasms of the Larynx (Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 1988) and Surgery for Cancer of the Larynx and Related Structures together with Dr. Carl E. Silver (Saunders, Philadelphia, 1996). He is editor with Dr. Marvin P. Fried of The Larynx (Plural Publishing). He has been the author or co-author of 383 refereed publications in 46 medical journals and 48 chapters in various books.

He serves as editor, co-editor, assistant editor or reviewer for the following 54 journals representing an international spectrum of publications.
Cancer; Modern Pathology; Oncology; Journal of Surgical Oncology; Oral Oncology – A Journal Related to Head & Neck Oncology & Pathology; Head and Neck; Laryngoscope; Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology; American Journal of Rhinology; Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Acta Otolaryngologica; European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Head & Neck; ORL Journal for Otorhinolaryngology and its Related Specialties; American Journal of Otolaryngology; Journal of the American College of Surgeons; Journal of Voice; Journal of Laryngology and Otology; Auris Nasus Larynx; Journal of Otolaryngology; Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery; Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology; ORL Update; Otolaryngology Journal Club Journal; Otorhinolaryngologica Nova; Indian Journal of Otology; Anales Otorrinolaringológicos del Perú; Applied Pathology; Advances in Therapy; Ear, Nose and Throat Journal; Head and Neck Diseases; Head and Neck Pathology; Medical Science Monitor; BioMed Central Ear Nose Throat Disorders; BioMed Central Cancer; European Journal of General Medicine; ORL Today; Focus on ORL; Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy; Acta Otorhinolaryngologica Italica; Tumori; Chirurgia della Testa e del Collo; Giornale di Stomatologia e di Ortognatodonzia; ORL Digest; Arquivos de Otorrinolaringologia; Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center; World Journal of Surgical Oncology; International Journal of Surgery; Excerpta Medica; Neurology India; Nowotwory – Journal of Oncology; Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Cancer Detection and Prevention Journal.

He has been awarded ad hominem fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and ad eundem fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Glasgow, Ireland and Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He is a fellow or a member of other Colleges and scientific societies, i.e. the American College of Surgeons, the Royal College of Pathologists, the Royal Society of Medicine of London, the American Otological Society, the American Laryngological Association, the Collegium Oto-Rhino-Laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum, the American Laryngological Rhinological and Otological Association, the American Society for Head and Neck Surgery, the Society of Head and Neck Surgeons, the American Broncho-Esophagological Association, the American Rhinologic Society, the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the International Broncho-Esophagological Society, the Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Society of Japan, the Japan Laryngological Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Hungarian Association of Otorhinolaryngologists (Honorary), the Slovenian Association of Otorhinolaryngologists, the Slovak Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (Honorary), the Spanish Society of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (Honorary), the Israeli Society of Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology, the Hong Kong College of Otolaryngologists, the New York Academy of Sciences, the Laryngeal Cancer Association, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde, Kopf- und Hals-Chirurgie, the American Society for Clinical Pathology, the College of American Pathologists, the International Academy of Pathology and the International Academy of Oral Oncology.

He has been honored with several distinctions from professional ENT Societies including two Presidential Citations from the American Laryngological Association for his contributions made to the field of laryngology and the association. He has been appointed as the International Liaison for Corresponding Fellows of the American Laryngological Association.

He is also a Fellowship External Examiner in Otorhinolaryngology at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

He was visiting professor at the Departments of Otolaryngology of the Universities of Ljubljiana (twice), Valencia, Zagreb, Yale (three times), Pittsburgh, Amsterdam, San Francisco, the House Ear Institute of Los Angeles and New York (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Montefiore Medical Center).

He collaborated as a member of the World Health Organization’s Committee on Histological Typing of Tumours of the Upper Respiratory Tract and Ear. He is also a member of the Laryngeal Cancer Association’s Committee on the Classification of Laryngeal Cancer. He was consultant to Yale University.

He has delivered prestigious lectures all over the world. Recently he gave the 2nd Morrison Lecture in San Francisco (2006) and the 19th Som Lecture in New York (2006).

He has shared his professional life between clinical practice, teaching and research. One of his chief interests is the promotion of international cooperation in head and neck surgery, oncology and cancer research.

Table Of Contents

  • Volume I
  • Part I. Historical Perspective
    • 1. The History of Laryngology
      Collin S. Karmody
  • Part II. Basic Sciences
    • 2. Evolution of the Human Larynx: Nature’s Great Experiment
      Jeffrey T. Laitman
      Joy S. Reidenberg
    • 3. Laryngeal Development
      David H. Henick and John A. Tucker
    • 4. The Pediatric Larynx
      John P. Bent, III, Ronda E. Alexander, Roland D. Eavey
    • 5. Adult Laryngeal Anatomy
      Marvin P. Fried, Samuel M. Meller, and Alessandra Rinaldo
    • 6. Laryngeal Physiology
      Clarence T Sasaki, Jagdeep Hundal, Douglas A. Ross
  • Part III. Diagnosis
    • 7. Patient History
      Robert Thayer Sataloff, Mary J. Hawkshaw, Joseph Anticaglia
    • 8. Physical Examination
      Robert Thayer Sataloff
    • 9. Videolaryngoscopy and Laryngeal Photography
      Eiji Yanagisawa, Ken Yanagisawa
    • 10. History and Physical Examination of a Child with a Voice Disorder
      Roger C. Nuss
    • 11. Laryngeal Imaging: Stroboscopy, High-Speed Digital Imaging, and Kymography
      Dianne M. Bless, Rita R. Patel, Nadine Connor
    • 12. Laryngeal Electromyography: Principles, Applications, Problems
      Lucian Sulica, Andrew Blitzer
    • 13. Electroglottography/Electrolaryngography
      David M. Howard
    • 14. The Phonetogram: Measurement and Interpretation
      Harm K. Schutte
    • 15. Videokymography (VKG)
      Jan G. Švec, František Šram, Harm K. Schutte
    • 16. Diagnostic Imaging of the Larynx
      Ian J. Witterick, Edward E. Kassel, Arnold M. Noyek
    • 17. Virtual Laryngoscopy
      Natalie P. Higgins, Richard V. Smith, Marvin P. Fried
  • Part IV. Anesthesia
    • 18. Anesthetic Principles of Airway Management
      Allan C.D. Brown
    • 19. Anesthesia for Office-Based Laryngology
      Seth H. Dailey
  • Part V. Pediatric Laryngology
    • 20. Evaluation of the Pediatric Larynx
      Ellen M. Friedman, Tulio A. Valdez
    • 21. Evaluation of the Child in Respiratory Distress
      Tulio A. Valdez, Ellen M. Friedman
    • 22. Pediatric Voice Disorders
      Mark E. Boseley, Christopher J. Hartnick, Shirley Gherston
    • 23. Speech and Language Development in the Child
      Robert J. Ruben
    • 24. Congenital Anomalies of the Larynx
      Sanjay Parikh, Thomas J. Ow, Trevor J. McGill
    • 25. Infectious Diseases of the Pediatric Airway
      David H. Darrow, Jaime M. Eaglin, Lauren D. Holinger
    • 26. Pediatric Vocal Fold Immobility
      Tulio A. Valdez, Ellen M. Friedman
    • 27. Glottic and Subglottic Stenosis
      Michael J. Rutter, Dana M. Thompson, Robin T. Cotton
    • 28. Extraesophageal Manifestations of Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux
      D.J. Trigg, Kristina W. Rosbe
    • 29. Acquired Diseases of the Pediatric Larynx
      Frank L. Rimell
    • 30. Foreign Bodies in the Pediatric Airway
      David Albert
    • 31. Pediatric Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis
      Bettie M. Steinberg, Mark J. Shikowitz
    • 32. Perspectives on the Pediatric Larynx with Tracheotomy
      Suzanne A. Abraham
    • 33. Neoplasms of the Pediatric Larynx
      Robert F. Ward, Eli Grunstein
  • Part VI. Voice
    • 34. Neurologic and Neuromuscular Diseases of the Larynx
      Lucian Sulica, Marvin P. Fried
    • 35. Spasmodic Dysphonia: Evaluation and Management
      Jerome S. Schwartz, Andrew Blitzer
    • 36. Vocal Aberrations in Dysarthria
      Grete A. Fries, Dilip D. Madnani, Thomas J. Ow, Rhonda E. Alexander
    • 37. Rehabilitation of the Immobile Vocal Fold
      David E. Vokes, Roger L. Crumley
    • 38. Nonsurgical Voice Rehabilitation
      Linda Carroll
    • 39. Management of Vocal Pathology in the Voice Professional: Introduction and Overview
      Robert Thayer Sataloff
    • 40. Thyroplasty: Indications, Techniques, Outcome
      Charles N. Ford
    • 41. Behavioral Management of the Performing Voice
      Kate DeVore, Pamela Lynn Harvey
    • 42. Psychological Aspects of Voice Disorders
      Deborah Caputo Rosen, Reinhardt J. Heuer, Steven H. Levy, Robert Thayer Sataloff
  • Part VII. Inflammatory and Infectious Disorders
    • 43. Laryngeal Infections
      Kenneth W. Altman, Stanley M. Shapshay
    • 44. Inflammatory Diseases of the Larynx
      Michel Bové, Priya Krishna, Robert Lebovics, H. Bryan Neel III, Clark A. Rosen
    • 45. Laryngeal Manifestations of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
      Theresa A. Gurney, Kelvin C. Lee, Andrew H. Murr
    • 46. Immunologic Disorders of the Larynx
      Gabriele S. de Vos, David L. Rosenstreich
    • 47. Tracheotomy
      Bradley A. Schiff, Craig Littman


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