Key Features

    • case-oriented approach
    • DVD containing surgical techniques
    • TLC (Time; Life Quality and Complications) summaries after each surgical procedure
    • end of chapter summaries


Table of Contents

Section One: The Fundamentals of Keystone Island Flaps
1 Introduction to the keystone flap- a simple solution to many reconstructive problems                                                 2 Anatomy and applied physiology of fasciocutaneous flaps                                                                                         3 Design Principles and the Keystone technique

Section Two: Clinical applications of Keystone Island Flaps: anatomical regions
4 Head and neck
5 The upper limb
6 The trunk                                                                                                                                   &nbs


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About the authors

Felix Behan

Affiliations and Expertise

Plastic and reconstructive Surgeon (Hand, Head and Neck Melanoma Surgery) including Medico-legal reports; Department of Surgical Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, St Andrews Place. East Melbourne

Michael Findlay

Affiliations and Expertise

Specialist Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgeon The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, The Western General & Sunshine Hospitals (Western Health); The Austin and Repatriation Hospitals (Austin Health) and Frankston Hospital (Peninsula Health)

Cheng Lo

Affiliations and Expertise

Registrar; The Alfred; Department of Plastic, Hand & Maxillofacial Surgery