Plastic Surgery - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781455710522, 9781455740406

Plastic Surgery

3rd Edition

Volume 1: Principles (Expert Consult Online and Print)

Authors: Geoffrey Gurtner Peter Neligan
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455710522
eBook ISBN: 9781455740406
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 5th September 2012
Page Count: 1120

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword by Joseph G. McCarthy XXX

Preface to the Third Edition XXX

List of Contributors XXX

Acknowledgments XXX

Dedication XXX

Volume One: Principles

Geoffrey C. Gurtner

1 Plastic surgery and innovation in medicine XXXPeter C. Neligan

2 History of reconstructive and aesthetic surgery XXXRiccardo F. Mazzola and Isabella C. Mazzola

3 Psychological aspects of plastic surgery XXXLaurie A. Stevens and Mary H. McGrath

4 The role of ethics in plastic surgery XXXPhillip C. Haeck

5 Business principles for plastic surgeons XXXC. Scott Hultman

6 Medico-legal issues in plastic surgery XXXNeal R. Reisman

7 Photography in plastic surgery XXXBrian M. Kinney

8 Patient safety in plastic surgery XXXBruce Halperin

9 Local anesthetics in plastic surgery XXXA. Aldo Mottura

10 Evidence-based medicine and health services research in plastic surgery XXXCarolyn L. Kerrigan, E. Dale Collins Vidal,
Andrea L. Pusic, Amy K. Alderman, and
Valerie Lemaine

11 Genetics and prenatal diagnosis XXXDaniel Nowinski, Elizabeth Kiwanuka, Florian Hackl,
Bohdan Pomahac, and Elof Eriksson

12 Principles of cancer management XXXTomer Avraham, Evan Matros, and Babak J. Mehrara

13 Stem cells and regenerative medicine XXXBenjamin Levi, Derrick C. Wan, Victor W. Wong,
Geoffrey C. Gurtner, and Michael T. Longaker

14 Wound healing XXXChandan K. Sen and Sashwati Roy

15 Skin wound healing: Repair biology, wound,
and scar treatment XXXUrsula Mirastschijski, Andreas Jokuszies, and
Peter M. Vogt

16 Scar prevention, treatment, and revision XXXPeter Lorenz and A. Sina Bari

17 Skin graft XXXSaja S. Scherer-Pietramaggiori, Giorgio Pietramaggiori,
and Dennis P. Orgill


Description

Fully updated to meet the demands of the 21st-century surgeon, Principles, Volume 1 of Plastic Surgery, 3rd Edition, provides you with the most current knowledge and techniques in the principles of plastic surgery, allowing you to offer every patient the best possible outcome. Access all the state-of-the-art know-how you need to overcome any challenge you may face and exceed your patients’ expectations.

Key Features

  • Apply the very latest advances in plastic surgery and ensure optimal outcomes with evidence-based advice from a diverse collection of world-leading authorities.
  • Purchase this volume individually or own the entire set, with the ability to search across all six volumes online!


Details

No. of pages:
1120
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455740406
eBook ISBN:
9780323246699
Hardcover ISBN:
9781455710522

Reviews

"The editorial team and the section authors should be commended on the constancy of presentation across such a varied range of topics. All chapters employ an ideal balance of detail, readability, and balance... Diagrams and subsections provide helpful structure and illustration, while not interfering with the flow of the prose...The online access proves to be straightforward, reliable, and convenienet. Many will find this the preferred format for actual use, and for teaching...Overall, Professors Neligan and Gurtner must be commended for delivering such an encompassing yet readable will doubtless featue on the bookshelves of every major unit across the world. It will be an inspirational first point of contact with our specialty for many students, and facilitate senior surgeons in refreshing their approach to clinical practice and surgical education. Most of all, this volume will be foundation stone of many young surgeons education in plastic surgery, and will also serve to inspire them to innovate and develop our sepcialty in the future."

Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery (JPRAS), June 2014

"This is the latest edition of the multivolume plastic surgery textbook first edited by John M. Converse in 1964. Through the decades, this has remained the gold standard in plastic surgery textbooks. I have always had the most recent edition close to my desk and have used it as an initial reference when I have needed to review a topic. I will continue to use this edition in the same manner.

Plastic surgeons at all stages in their careers can benefit from this book. The coverage of plastic surgery topics remains encyclopedic, and all of the authors are recognized experts in their subject areas.
This edition demonstrates a number of differences from prior editions. The books themselves are slightly larger, and the majority of the artwork is in color, with a uniform style and is of high quality. This edition i


About the Authors

Geoffrey Gurtner Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Associate Chairman, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA

Peter Neligan Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA