Authored by experts in the field, this brand-new reference presents a systematic approach to which flap or graft to use in which clinical situation and how to cut and move the skin. More than 350 full-color photographs and line drawings offer you step-by-step guidance. And, a DVD containing high-quality video clips demonstrates reconstructive procedures, including cutting, positioning, and suturing of flaps and grafts.
- Includes numerous reconstructive options for each specific region of the face, and explains why one may be better than another in a given situation.
- Features several chapters on the use of flaps and grafts in facial reconstruction and describes the finer points of their design, execution, and application.
- Discusses complications and pitfalls and how to avoid them.
- Devotes an entire chapter to facial anatomy with an emphasis on practical landmarks and danger areas.
- Uses a consistent format throughout for ease of reference.
Chapter 1: Anatomy
Introduction Surface Landmarks and Surface Anatomy The Aging Face The Musculoaponeurotic System Motor Nerves Sensory Nerves of the Head and Neck Vascular System Special Structures: Lip, Eyelids, Nose, Ear
Chapter 2: Basic Principles in Flap Reconstruction
Basic Terminology Flaps Defined by Blood Supply Flap Physiology Flap Biomechanics Flaps Defined by Movement Practical Points Final Thoughts
Chapter 3: Primary Closure
Primary Closure Design and Considerations
Modifications or Variations Applications and Disadvantages
Chapter 4: Advancement Flaps
Flap Design and Considerations Flap Mobilization and Key Sutures Flap Modifications and Applications Disadvantages
Chapter 5: Rotation flaps
Rotation Flap Design: Basic Principles Bilateral Rotation Flaps Special Rotation Flaps Plane of Flap Elevation and Surgical Undermining Conclusion
Chapter 6: Island Pedicle Flaps
Chapter 7: Transposition Flaps
Flap Design and Considerations Rhombic Flaps Other Transposition Flaps Complications Conclusion
Chapter 8: Staged Interpolation Flaps
Paramedian Forehead Flap (PFF), Stage I Paramedian Forehead Flap, Stage II Cheek-to-Nose Interpolation Flap (CNIF) Cheek-to-Nose Interpolation Flap, Stage II Abbé (Lip-Switch) Flap Abbé Flap, Stage II Conclusion
Chapter 9: Skin Grafts
Full-Thickness Skin Grafts Split-Thickness Skin Grafts Conclusion Graft Complication
Chapter 10: Scalp Reconstruction
Scalp Surgical Anatomy Evaluation of the Scalp Defect Basic Reconstruction Concepts Second Intention Healing Primary Closure Split-
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- 2nd December 2008
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Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA; Private Practice, SkinCare Physicians, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
Duke University Medical Center
Professor, Dermatology and Otolaryngology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX, USA