Key Features


  • Reviews indications for implant use, patient evaluation, and surgical planning.

  • Compares the host response to autogenous bone and the alloplastic materials frequently used today.

  • Overviews the technique of implant reconstruction without post-surgical stigmata.

  • Presents aesthetic and reconstructive applications, including discussions of adjunctive measures typically used to achieve the desired result.

  • Provides a description of the relevant musculoskeletal anatomy, normal skeletal relations, and the surgical technique for implant placement.

  • Includes cosmetic augmentation of the chin and posterior mandible.

  • Features Key Points boxes and pearls and pitfalls.

Table of Contents

Section 1 – Background


Chapter 1) Indications, evaluation and planning


Chapter 2) Implant materials


Chapter 3) Operative technique for facial skeletal augmentation


Section 2 – Upper Face


Chapter 4) Frontal bone and cranium


Chapter 5) Internal orbit


Section 3 – Mid Face


Chapter 6) Infra orbital rim


Chapter 7) Malar


Chapter 8) Pyriform aperture


Chapter 9) Multiple midface implants


Section 4 – Lower Face


Chapter 10) Chin


Chapter 11) Mandible

Details

No. of pages:
244
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416002673

About the author

Michael Yaremchuk

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA