Essentials of Plastic Surgery

Essentials of Plastic Surgery

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Presenting essential topics in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, this second edition of the bestselling Essentials of Plastic Surgery has been totally revised and updated to reflect substantial advances in this dynamic specialty. Coverage includes aesthetic surgery, face lift, neck lift, fillers, and breast augmentation along with reconstructive topics such as wound healing and microsurgery. This edition contains the work of many new contributors as well as several new chapters, including: * Fundamentals of Perforator Flaps * Vascularized Composite Allografts and Transplant Immunology * Negative Pressure Wound Therapy * Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches * Face Transplantation * Augmentation-Mastopexy * Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction * Foot Ulcers * Lymphedema * Distal Radius Fractures * Hand Transplantation * Facial Analysis * Fat Grafting This second edition retains its seven-part structure as well as the familiar bullet point style, format, and pocket size that made the first edition so successful. References have been updated and significant additions have been made to graphics, including tables, charts, and illustrations.An eBook version is included with the print more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 1367 pages
  • 144.78 x 215.9 x 40.64mm | 1,065.94g
  • Thieme Medical Publishers Inc
  • Quality Medical Publishing Inc
  • St Louis, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1576263851
  • 9781576263853
  • 204,265

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"More than 90 authors have contributed to the book, many of whom are prominent figures in the provides a comprehensive overview of the entire spectrum of plastic surgical practice" -Mark D. Walsh in Aesthetic Surgery Journal "Kudos are the order of the day. This is a pocket-sized book jam-packed with germane information. Weighted numerical score: 87 - 3 stars." -Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, MD (Bridgeport Hospital), from Doody's Book Reviews(TM)show more

Table of contents

I: Fundamentals and Basics Wound Healing and Basic Principles of Wounds General Management of Complex Wounds Sutures and Needles Basics of Flaps Fundamentals of Perforator Flaps Tissue Expansion Vascularized Composite Allographs and Transplant Immunology Basics of Microsurgery Biomaterials Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Lasers in Plastic Surgery Anesthesia Photography for the Plastic Surgeon II: Skin and Soft Tissue Structure and Function of Skin Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, and Melanoma Burns Vascular Anomalies Congenital Nevi III: Head and Neck Head and Neck Embryology Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches Craniosynostosis Congenital Conditions Craniofacial Clefts Distraction Osteogenesis Cleft Lip Cleft Palate Velopharyngeal Incompetence Microtia Prominent Ear Traumatic Injuries Facial Soft Tissue Trauma Facial Skeletal Trauma Mandibular Fractures Basic Oral Surgery Acquired Deformities Principles of Head and Neck Cancer: Staging and Management Scalp and Calvarial Reconstruction Eyelid Reconstruction Nasal Reconstruction Cheek Reconstruction Flaps Ear Reconstruction Lip Reconstruction Mandibular Reconstruction Pharyngeal Reconstruction Facial Reanimation Facial Transplantation IV: Breast Breast Anatomy and Embryology Breast Augmentation Mastopexy Augmentation/Mastopexy Breast Reduction Gynecomastia Breast Reconstruction Nipple Areolar Reconstruction V: Trunk and Lower Extremity Chest Wall Reconstruction Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Genitourinary Reconstruction Pressure Sores Lower Extremity Reconstruction Foot Ulcers Lymphedema VI: Hand, Wrist, and Upper Extremity Hand Anatomy and Biomechanics Basic Hand Examination Congenital Hand Anomalies Carpal Bone Fractures Carpal Instability and Dislocations Distal Radius Fractures Metacarpal and Phalangeal Phalangeal Dislocations Fingertip Injuries Nail Bed Injuries Flexor Tendon Injuries Extensor Tendon Injuries Tendon Transfers Amputations Replantation Hand Transplantation Thumb Reconstruction Soft Tissue Coverage of the Hand and Upper Extremity Compartment Syndrome Upper Extremity Compression Syndrome Brachial Plexus Nerve Injuries Hand Infections Benign and Malignant Masses of the Hand Dupuytren's Disease Rheumatoid Arthritis Osteoarthritis Vascular Disorders of the Hand and Wrist VII: Aesthetic Surgery Facial Analysis Nonoperative Facial Rejuvenation Fat Grafting Hair Transplantation Brow Lift Blepharoplasty Blepharoptosis Face Lift Neck Lift Rhinoplasty Genioplasty Liposuction Brachioplasty Abdominoplasty Medial Thigh Lift Body Contouring in the Massive Weight Loss Patientshow more

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