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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom

Paperback Pearls of Wisdom (McGraw Hill)

By (author) Samuel J. Lin, By (author) John B. Hijjawi

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  • Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • Format: Paperback | 950 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 274mm x 38mm | 1,950g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0071629742
  • ISBN 13: 9780071629744
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 380,944

Product description

Maximize your plastic surgery board exam score! This powerful, results-oriented study guide delivers everything you need to improve knowledge, confidence, and recall. Featuring a rigorous quick-hit Q&A format consisting of short clinical questions with concise answers, this is truly your most effective weapon when preparing for plastic surgery in-service and board exams. The unique question and single-answer format of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review, 2/e" eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the answers you need to know on exam day. Enhanced by 18 new chapters and covering all core competences found on the board exam, the book emphasizes distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential to exam success. This high-yield review is the perfect complement to larger texts and delivers an intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before the exam. It features: 6000+ rapid-fire questions that cover all the core competencies on the plastic surgery board exam; 18 new chapters, including ones on liposuction, otoplasty, facial augmentation, head and neck reconstruction, and melanoma; and, over 100 illustrations and images, including important surgical techniques. It is thoroughly updated by a nationwide team of expert contributors.

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Samuel J. Lin, MD, FACS Site Director, Combined Harvard Plastic Surgery Residency Assistant Professor of Surgery Divisions of Plastic Surgery and Otolarynology-Head and Neck Surgery Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School Boston, MA John B. Hijjawi, MD, FACS Assistant Professor of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Director of Breast Reconstruction Program Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI

Table of contents

Contributors Preface 1. Strategies for Studying 2. History of Plastic Surgery AESTHETIC SURGERY 3. Periorbital Region 4. Blepharoplasty 5. Chemodenervation (Botulinum Toxin Type A [BoNT-A]) 6. Brow Lift 7. Face-Lift (Rhytidectomy) 8. Otoplasty 9. Rhinoplasty 10. Skin Resurfacing 11. Chemical Peels 12. Alloplastic Augmentation of the Facial Skeleton 13. Lasers 14. Injectable Fillers 15. Hair Removal/Hair Transplantation 16. Body Contouring 17. Suction Lipectomy BREAST 18. Breast Anatomy/Embryology 19. Breast Augmentation 20. Breast Implant Efficacy and Safety 21. Breast Cancer 22. Expander-Implant and Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction 23. Breast Reconstruction: Autogenous Tissue 24. Breast Reconstruction: Alternative Flaps 25. Breast Reconstruction: Microsurgery 26. Gynecomastia 27. Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction 28. Breast Reduction and Mastoplexy HAND AND EXTREMITIES 29. Hand Anatomy/Embryology 30. Anesthesia 31. Hand Tumors 32. Infections of the Hand 33. Dupuytren Contracture 34. Nerve Compression Syndromes 35. Fractures/Dislocations 36. Tendon Injuries 37. The Perionychium 38. Rheumatoid Hand 39. Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Injuries 40. Brachial Plexus 41. Tendon Transfers 42. Wrist Kinematics 43. Replantation 44. Toe-to-Hand Transfer 45. Nerve Injury/Repair HEAD AND NECK 46. Facial Trauma 47. Facial Nerve Anatomy and Paralysis 48. Facial Paralysis: Static and Dynamic Treatment 49. Head and Neck Embryology 50. Heal and Neck Cancer 51. Salivary Gland Tumors 52. Head and Neck Reconstruction 53. Dental Anatomy and Occlusion 54. Local and Regional Flaps for Head and Neck Reconstruction INTEGUMENT 55. Benign Skin Lesions 56. Malignant Skin Lesions 57. Melanoma PEDIATRICS 58. Craniofacial Syndromes 59. Craniosynostosis 60. Cleft Lip and Palate 61. Valopharyngeal Incompetence/Insufficiency (VIP) 62. Pharyngoplasty/Pharyngeal Flaps/Speech Therapy 63. Distraction Osteogenesis 64. Orthognathic Surgery 65. Congenital Ear Deformities 66. Congenital Nevi/Tissue Explansion 67. Congenital Breast 68. Congenital Hand Surgery 69. Hemangiomas 70. Vascular Anomalies RECONSTRUCTION 71. Wound Healing/Keloids 72. Principles of Skin Grafting 73. Basics of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy 74. Flaps 75. Microsurgery 76. Perforator Flaps 77. Burn Care 78. Ear Reconstruction 79. Aesthetic and Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery 80. Nasal Reconstruction 81. Mandibular Reconstruction 82. Scalp and Calvarial Reconstruction 83. Lip Reconstruction 84. Tongue Reconstruction 85. Chest and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction 86. Lymphedema 87. Sternal Wound Reconstruction 88. Lower Extremity Reconstruction - Soft Tissue Concepts 89. Lower Extremity Reconstruction - Orthopedic Concepts 90. Genitourinary Reconstruction 91. Pressure Sores GENERAL TOPIES 92. Basic Statistical Methods 93. High-Yield Questions/Answers Index