Key Features

  • Over 1,300 superb full color illustrations
  • Practical step-by-step instructions of all the major techniques
  • Suitable for all surgeons performing reconstructive or plastic surgery on the lower limb

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Foreword  
Preface  
Abbreviations  

Introduction  

Chapter 1. Preoperative patient evaluation - G Dock Dockery

Chapter 2. Cutaneous anatomy and its surgical implications - Mary E Crawford

Chapter 3. Vascular anatomy and its surgical implications- John S Steinberg, Andrew J Meyr, Christopher E Attinger

Chapter 4. Surgical principles - G Dock Dockery

Chapter 5. Basic instruments and tissue handling - G Dock Dockery

Chapter 6. Anesthesia - Mary E Crawford

Chapter 7. Aseptic techniques - G Dock Dockery

Chapter 8. Hemostatic techniques - Mary E Crawford

Chapter 9. Suture materials and techniques - Dennis N Gusman

Chapter 10. Wound-healing properties - Mary E Crawford

Chapter 11. Digital medical photography - Christopher J Lamy

Chapter 12. Excisional techniques and procedures - G Dock Dockery

Chapter 13. Biopsy techniques - G Dock Dockery, Bradley W Bakotic

Chapter 14. Flap classification and survival factors - Mary E Crawford

Chapter 15. V–Y and Y–V plasty - G Dock Dockery

Chapter 16. Z and W skin plasty - G Dock Dockery

Chapter 17. Advancement and rotational flaps - G Dock Dockery

Chapter 18. Transpositional flaps - G Dock Dockery

Chapter 19. Skin grafts - Peter A Blume, Jonathan J Key

Chapter 20. Autografts, allografts and xenografts in cutaneous surgery - Mary E Crawford

Chapter 21. Soft tissue considerations in partial-foot amputations - Gary P

Details

No. of pages:
520
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780702049514
Print ISBN:
9780702031366

About the authors

G Dockery

Affiliations and Expertise

Fellow & Past Board of Directors, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons; Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Pediatrics; Fellow, American Society of Podiatric Dermatology; Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics; Board Certified in Foot & Ankle Surgery, American Board of Podiatric Surgery; Board Certified in Podiatric Orthopedics, American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine; Chairman of the Board and Director of Scientific Affairs, International Foot & Ankle Foundation for Education and Research; Edmonds, Washington, USA

Mary Crawford

Affiliations and Expertise

Fellow, Past Board of Director and President, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons; Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Pediatrics; Board Certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery, American Board of Podiatric Surgery; Instructor, Department of Foot & Ankle Surgery, Swedish Podiatric Surgical Residency Program, Swedish Medical Center, First Hill Campus, Seattle, Washington; Chair, Board of Medical Advisors, International Foot & Ankle Foundation for Education and Research, Edmonds, Washington; Private Practice, Ankle & Foot Clinic of Everett, Everett, Washington, USA