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Key Notes on Plastic Surgery

  • Published: February 2002
  • Region: Global
  • 328 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

This is the new edition of the concise but comprehensive handbook that should be in the pocket of every plastic surgeon. It offers the latest developments within the field, particularly regarding treatment of burns and hand trauma, as well as ethics. Taking a concise systematic approach, it also features precise notation, bullet points, and key papers for viva voces. The new edition is informed by the current FRSC curriculum.

Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Abbreviations. Section 1: General principles . Skin structrue and function; Blood supply of the skin; Classification of flaps; Geometry of local flaps; Wound; healing and skin grafts; Bone healing and bone grafts Nerve healing and nerve grafts; Tendon healing; Tissue tranplantation; Alloplastic implantation; Dressings; Sutures and suturing; Tissue expansion. Section 2: Skin and soft tissue lesions . Benign non–pigmented skin lesions; Benign pigmented skin lesions; Malignant non–pigmented skin lesions; Malignant melanoma; Sarcoma. Section 3: The head and neck . The embryology of the head and neck; Craniofacial surgery; Cleft lip; Cleft palate; Head and neck cancer; Facial fractures and soft tissue injuries; Oculoplastic surgery; Facial palsy; Abnormalities of the ear; Vascular abnormalities. Section 4: Plastic surgery of the breast and chest wall . The anatomy of the breast; Breast reduction; Mastopexy; The tuberous breast; Gynaecomastia; Breast augmentation; Breast cancer; Breast reconstruction; Reconstruction of the chest wall. Section 5: The upper limb . The embryology of the upper limb; Congenital deformities of the upper limb; Nerve compression in the upper limb; Tendon transfers in the upper limb; Dupuytren's disease; Tumours of the upper limb; Arthritis of the upper limb; Hand infections. Section 6: The lower limb . Leg ulcers; Lower limb trauma; Lymphoedema; Pressure sores. Section 7: Plastic surgery of the urogenital system . Hypospadias; Epispadias and exstrophy of the bladder; Ambiguous genitalia; Vaginal reconstruction. Section 8: Burns . Thermal burns and inhalational injury; Chemical burns; Electrical burns. Section 9: Microsurgery . The history of microsurgery; Vessel healing and thrombosis; Reperfusion injury; Microvascular equipment and technique; The post–operative management of free tissue transfers; The post–operative monitoring of free tissue transfers; The management of the non–flowing anastomosis. Section 10: Aesthetic surgery . Blepharoplasty; Face–lifting; Rhinoplasty; Liposuction. Index

Adrian Richards
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