Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Paperback Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Surgery

By (author) H Giele, By (author) Oliver Cassell

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 980 pages
  • Dimensions: 107mm x 186mm x 35mm | 495g
  • Publication date: 15 July 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0192632221
  • ISBN 13: 9780192632227
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 135 black and white line drawings
  • Sales rank: 232,141

Product description

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has been designed to provide succinct information to plastic surgeons of all levels of experience and trainees in partner specialties. The layout is contemporary with the concise information laid out in a readable style. There are descriptions of important operations and techniques with space to add the reader's own notes. It provides an up-to-date record of current practice for each reader in a compact and easily transportable format. Uniquely for this class of book there are over one hundred and fifty illustrations conveying key anatomical points and operative detail. This is ideal either as a refresher or to revise essential facts. For medical students with a short attachment to, and junior doctors in, plastic surgery, this book will provide all the information they will need to know, including all relevant aspects related to the surgical syllabus on which they may be examined. In addition there is practical information on the emergency care of plastic surgery and burns patients. There is comprehensive advice for the ward management of patients both pre- and post- surgery.For a specialist trainee, the book acts as the ideal revision text, covering the whole field of plastic surgery. It has been designed to act as a summary of the important points examined in the plastic surgery FRCS exam. For a consultant there are easily accessible facts, particularly on staging and survival data, which allows them to keep abreast of the current level of knowledge of their juniors. There are enlarged sections on hand surgery and lower limb trauma, relevant to all orthopaedic trainees. The flap section is also expanded and relevant to a variety of specialties.

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Oliver Cassell is a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon at the Oxford Hospitals NHS Trust and an honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Oxford. He worked in plastic surgery in Bristol, Wales and Ireland before starting his specialist training on the Oxford and Wessex scheme. He completed a microsurgery fellowship in Melbourne and undertook research in tisue engineering, being awarded a Master of Surgery from the University of Melbourne. His reconstructive interests are in skin cancer, head and neck, and breast reconstruction. His aesthetic practice concentrates in breast reshaping and body contour surgery. Henk Giele is a Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon at the Oxford Hospitals NHS Trust. He is also a consultant in hand surgery, and cosmetic surgery. Originally from Australia, Mr. Giele took a post at the Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford in 1997. Mr. Giele came to the UK having had posts in various regions of Australia and also France. Mr. Giele is a member of many medical associations, including the British Association of Plastic Surgeons, and is widely published in books and journals.

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...succinct, easy to read, and superbly illustrated...a distillation of immense surgical experience...highly recommended. British Journal of Hospital Medicine ...the authors have managed to provide a comprehensive guide to the specialty in a way that is easy to read and refer to 'on the job'...recommended to all those pursuing a career in plastic surgery from the FY up. Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland This new addition to the Oxford Specialist Handbooks series will be welcomed by trainees in surgery...the plastic surgery syllabus is covered extensively and...provides significant detail in a short amount of space. Surgeon's News The book is great, and has been bought en mass by trainees...especially useful as quick handbag guide/revision notes. Dr Alexa Potter, Plastic Surgery Registrar, Adelaide, Australia

Table of contents

Plastic surgery science; Embryology; Anatomy and clinical assessment; Drugs and tools; Congenital; Skin; Eyelid; Nose, ear, face, mouth; Head and neck; Chest; Abdomen and trunk; Upper limb; Lower limb; Vascular; Infection; Tumours; Trauma; Metabolic/endocrine/degenerative; Miscellaneous disorders; Aesthetic; Reconstruction; Flaps