This outstanding guide condenses the entire field of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery into a single, easy-to-read text. Packed with essential information on every page, it is designed for reading cover to cover for a strong and complete foundation in the field. The book addresses such key aspects of facial plastic surgery as congenital anomalies of the face and neck, maxillofacial trauma, head and neck reconstruction, rhinoplasty, aging face surgery, and cutaneous reconstruction. Prominent specialists discuss a broad range of procedures, including microvascular flaps, septoplasty, endoscopic browlift, and many more. Highlighted pearls and pitfalls offer tips for optimal outcomes and complication avoidance. You will also find more than 600 high-quality graphics to aid in quick comprehension.This book is ideal for residents who need a clear, nuts-and-bolts introduction to the field, and for new practitioners for its overview of common problems. It is an invaluable addition to the professional library of any plastic surgeon.
The treatment of skin cancer has become an increasingly multispecialty practice. Ongoing surgical and postsurgical advances and emergent factors that predispose patients to these tumors have changed the treatment paradigm. Having a keen understanding of diagnostic, surgical, and nonsurgical treatment options is key to identifying, treating, or referring patients with potential cutaneous malignancies.While Brian R. Gastman's Cutaneous Malignancies: A Surgical Perspective is the first of its kind to emphasize surgical management of skin cancer, several sections are devoted to systemic nonsurgical therapies affecting patient care and surgical intervention. Topics encompassed include prevention, diagnosis, medication management, appropriate margin size, reconstruction methods, and the importance of stellar dermatopathology.Key HighlightsThe role of Mohs micrographic surgery and radiation in skin cancer treatmentTreatment approaches for the two most common forms of skin cancer respectively, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinomaSurgical treatment of cutaneous malignant melanoma and other high-risk malignanciesClinical insights on completion lymphadenectomy and sentinel node biopsy for melanoma, two topics rarely addressed in context with skin cancerDiagnosis and treatment of rare malignancies including Merkel cell carcinoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, cutaneous angiosarcoma, and cutaneous leiomyosarcomaMore than 400 high-quality illustrations further delineate surgical modalitiesEdited by an esteemed dual board certified plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist, this definitive book is the most complete guide to surgical management of skin cancer. It is essential reading for plastic surgeons, dermatologists, otolaryngologists, and all clinicians who treat or refer patients with suspected skin cancer.
Since publication of the first edition, Lower Extremity Soft Tissue & Cutaneous Plastic Surgery has attracted wide acclaim for its superb illustrations, clear step-by-step approach, thoroughness and practicality. Progressing from basic information on instruments and principles of tissue handling through to complex techniques, no surgeon of the foot and ankle will want to be without this authoritative text which will aid in their recognition of conditions and provide a suitable method of treatment with the latest surgical techniques. This second edition provides additional information regarding the current techniques of suturing, aseptic and sterile techniques, vascular anatomy, incisional and excisional procedures, cutaneous flaps and grafts as well as reconstructive and plastic surgical techniques. Four new chapters have been added along with numerous new photographs and illustrations. Emphasis is placed on plastic surgery techniques that are applicable on the foot, ankle and lower leg whenever possible. Over 1,300 superb full color illustrationsPractical step-by-step instructions of all the major techniques Suitable for all surgeons performing reconstructive or plastic surgery on the lower limb Four new chapters: Cutaneous anatomy and its surgical implicationsAseptic techniques Leg ulcer management Dressings and postoperative care Text fully updated throughout with extra illustrations for maximum clarity
Designed as a quick read for both students on a plastic surgery rotation and others who want to know more about the specialty, Blueprints Plastic Surgery covers the essentials of plastic surgery that every practitioner will need to know. Pocket-sized and practical, this book covers the most common conditions students are likely to encounter. It focuses on the essential content students need to know during a rotation allowing for a fast, easy read. Blueprints Plastic Surgery provides an overview of basic techniques, as well as a concise review of the history, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of common problems facing plastic surgeons. Twenty-five multiple-choice review questions are included to help students test their understanding of the subject. The book also features valuable appendices on career and residency opportunities, and a handy reference list of commonly prescribed medications. Perfect for medical students -- physician assistants, nurse practitioners and related health professionals will also find Blueprints valuable.
This book traces the inspirational leadership of Reed O. Dingman, DDS, MD, and William C. Grabb, MD, and details the origins and growth of plastic and reconstructive surgery and the training of residents in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and the University of Michigan. It covers the years before and during the period of explosive innovations that have led the specialty to provide hope, correction, and rehabilitation to vast numbers of people suffering from a wide range of congenital abnormalities and acquired deformities. The authors, because of their long, personal association with plastic surgery in Ann Arbor, have brought to life the extensive accomplishments of the two leaders in terms of surgical techniques, surgical education, and important applied research while also documenting the many important contributions from the younger faculty and the trainees to the training program during those forty years. Many from that time frame have contributed their own memories, which has greatly enriched the documentation of an amazing history of an era past but not forgotten.
Plastic Surgery Orals: A Suggested Plan of Attack provides a comprehensive system to prepare for the final step in board certification. It offers guidelines for the preparation of personalized study sheets as well as a focused, board oriented review of the most pertinent information on core plastic surgery topics. It is organized by the main categories of board examination. In addition to a streamlined review of relevant topics, the book also offers a reliable system for presenting practical, safe answers for plastic surgery oral board examination. In an effective and simple way the book suggests a board oriented mantra of how to organize your thought process, keep your wits about you and maintain algorithmic clarity in your presentation, which is critical on this fast paced oral examination.
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Clinical Reference Guideis a portable reference guide that fills the void of an easy-to-read, concise, but comprehensive book encompassing all aspects of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, both in the clinical setting as well as in preparing for board exams. Each chapter follows a uniform outline to facilitate quick review of a topic, and the comprehensive nature of each chapter provides the depth required for written and oral standardized tests. Chapters incorporate authors from all specialties--Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, General Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Oculoplastic Surgery, and Dermatology--as well as encompass all aspects of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, from cosmetic to reconstructive to craniofacial. Formatted like the bestselling "Pasha" (Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery) pocket guide, this text provides a condensed amount of high-yield information with a multidisciplinary approach to bring a broader range of insight into complex clinical challenges. Combining key insights from senior and junior authors, each chapter provides a unique perspective on the relevant information needed by those getting themselves established within the field. Key features include: Contributions by leaders in the field Tabs for each section for quick access Key terms and notes in bold and italics
Known for its superb, step-by-step photo sequences, Colour Atlas of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, 4th Edition, by Drs. A. G. Tyers and J. R. O. Collin, remains your first choice for gaining essential knowledge in oculoplastic surgery. Ideal for both novices and experienced surgeons, this award-winning title offers comprehensive coverage of ophthalmic plastic surgery including eyelids, brows, and mid-face – all highlighted by unsurpassed photographic sequences and explanatory text that depict key stages of each procedure. New photos and new operative series, as well as major updates throughout the book, make this an invaluable resource for your practice.Includes an expanded video collection, now with 25 narrated surgical clips with over 2 hours running time, including brand new recordings and improvements to existing video footage. Includes updated coverage of ptosis surgery, lid and periocular reconstruction, and blepharoplasty and forehead rejuvenation.