Description

Leading experts from all areas of plastic surgery detail the most current and effective therapeutic options for the full range of aesthetic and reconstructive challenges in the face, body, and extremities. They zero in on the succinct, detailed, and practical guidance needed to select the best approach for each situation, implement it effectively, avoid pitfalls and complications, and produce the most satisfying outcomes.

Key Features

  • Covers hot topics such as ·facelift · eyelids · breast reconstruction, reduction, and augmentation · liposuction · head and neck trauma · burns · dermatologic conditions · speech therapy · prosthetics · urogenital reconstruction · pressure sores · hand and wrist fractures and dislocations · salvage surgery · and varicose veins.
  • Includes chapters on non-surgical techniques such as botulinum toxin and laser skin resurfacing.
  • Focuses on pragmatic, need-to-know information.
  • Provides references to more comprehensive or specialized texts for further reading, where appropriate.
  • Offers the editorial expertise of world-class authorities from the prestigious Institute for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in New York.

Table of Contents

I. PRINCIPLES

1. Plastic Surgery Strategies
2. Cutaneous Defects: Grafts, Flaps and Expansion
3. Structural Support:Cartilage and Bone
4. Anesthesia in Plastic Surgery


II. THE INTEGUMENT

5. Benign Cutaneous Neoplasms
6. Malignant Cutaneous Neoplasms
7. Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations
8. Hypertrophic Scars and Keloids
9. Lymphedema and Venous Stasis Changes
10. Burns


III. HEAD AND NECK, SURGERY

11. Oncology of Head and Neck Tumors
12. The Scalp and Forehead
13. The External Ear
14. Upper and Lower Eyelid Reconstruction
15. The Nose
16. The Cheek/Malar Area and the Maxilla
17. The Lips
18. The Mandible
19. The Temporomandibular Joint
20. Orthognathic Surgery, including Cephalometrics
21. The Tongue and Oral Cavity
22. The Pharyngoesophageal Region
23. The Skull Base
24. Facial Burn Deformities
25. Facial Paralysis
26. Restoration of Craniofacial Soft Tissue Contour
27. Maxillofacial and Craniofacial Prosthetics



IV. HEAD AND NECK, TRAUMA

28. Acute Management of Head and Neck Trauma
29. Facial Soft Tissue Injuries: Evaluation and Repair
30. Fractures of the Frontal Bone
31. Midfacial Fractures
32. Fractures of the Mandible
33. Facial Fractures in Children
34. Post-traumatic Orbital Deformities


V. HEAD AND NECK, AESTHETICS

35. The Facelift and Browlift
36. Blepharoplasty
37. Rhinoplasty
38. The Secondary Rhinoplasty
39. The Nasal Airway
40. The Chin
41. Botulinum Toxin
42. Laser Skin Resurfacing and Fillers
43. Hair Restoration
44. Alloplastic Materials in Facial Rejuvenation


VI. THE BREAST AND TRUNK, SURGERY

45. Breast Cancer
46. Breast Reconstruction
47. Chest Wall Reconstruction
48. Abdominal Wal

Details

No. of pages:
736
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437712933
Print ISBN:
9780721600000

About the authors

Joseph McCarthy

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery, New York University School of Medicine

Robert Galiano

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Surgery New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

Sean Boutros

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Surgery New York University Medical Center New York, NY