Updated with new color graphics and new video CD of surgical and diagnostic procedures, this 6th edition retains its heritage as the classic textbook in otology and neurotology. Coverage includes scientific foundations and fundamentals, clinical evaluation and rehabilitation, and sections on the external ear, inner ear, tympanomastoid compartment, internal auditory canal/Cerebellopontine angle/petrous apex and skull-based surgery. This edition integrates all the latest research in genetics, biotechnical advancements in laser and image-guided systems, and clinical innovations and techniques of the past 7 years. Woven throughout is an intriguing historical overview of those who pioneered the early surgical interventions from 1950 to the present and the influences on current clinical practice. Editors of this edition, Julianna Gulya, Lloyd Minor and Dennis Poe, are internationally renowned figures in the field of otology/neurotology. This 6th edition enormously benefits from their editorial direction and wealth of knowledge and clinical expertise. SOTE 6 remains the classic text and reference of choice for otolaryngologists and neurosurgeons and an essential addition to the libraries of experienced surgeons, trainees, or those preparing for board exams.