From James Chang MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery [Plastic Surgery]and Orthopedic Surgery Hand and Microsurgery, Program Director, Plastic Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center: "The Yearbook of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery is an annual review of the year's most relevant articles pertaining to this specialty. World-recognized hand surgery experts provide commentary on their personal experience related to these published abstracts. This interactive format allows the resident, fellow, or practicing surgeon to become quickly updated in this rapidly-changing field. The portable book form allows this Yearbook to be carried anywhere for ease of use. On first reading, the hand surgeon can become familiar with the latest studies published. Thereafter, it can remain on the bookshelf for easy reference of that year's key articles."