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  • Martin I. Boyer100 Hand Cases (2016; 1st Edition)

    100 Hand Cases provides a clinical write-up of 100 typical cases from two globally recognized authorities who cross over between plastic surgery and orthopedics, the two specialties dedicated to training hand surgeons.

    The cases in this book share a concise approach consisting of:

    Text:

    A description of the problem
    Key anatomy
    Workup
    Treatment
    Alternatives
    Principles and clinical pearls
    Pitfalls
    Classic references related to the case

    Full-color photographs and radiographs are included in each case, as well as a discussion of the authors' preferred treatment solution.

    Presented in a highly templated, high-yield format, 100 Hand Cases is an ideal quick reference for students and trainees preparing for clinics and the operating room, as well as busy surgeons in need of a brief reminder on key information.

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  • 50 Studies every Plastic Surgeon Should Know (2014; 1st Edition)

    50 Studies Every Plastic Surgeon Should Know identifies those influential contributors who have shaped the practice of modern plastic surgery. Presenting chief sections of 50 key scientific articles in the field, it demonstrates the vast depth and diversity of plastic surgery and highlights the importance of innovation as the field's core competency.

    No single sub-specialty is neglected. The book presents studies on hand, craniofacial, aesthetic, and burn surgery as well as breast, trunk, and head and neck reconstruction. Studies on microsurgery, surgical foundations, and innovation are also included.

    The book also provides commentary from the studies' original authors, supplemented by expert reflections and editorial perspectives. A short bibliography is added to each review, serving as a springboard for further inquiry. The book is an invaluable reference for residents and surgeons studying for boards or in-service exams, as well as for seasoned surgeons who want to stay current in the field.

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  • Maryanne MaltbyA Dictionary of Hearing (2013; 1st Edition)

    A Dictionary of Hearing is a comprehensive reference that defines terms used in audiology, ENT, and related areas. This dictionary covers a wide range of terms in audiology and will be very useful to students and professionals in the field of hearing, including audiologists, nurses and doctors, teachers of the deaf, and speech and language therapists.

    Key Features:

    Contains over 4,000 common and uncommon audiological terms with clear meanings
    Includes the etymology of words, providing a historical context for students
    Entries have the breadth and depth of definition that students and professionals need

    This dictionary is an essential resource that all professionals in the field of audiology will want to have at their fingertips.

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  • Gady Har-El, Terry Day, Cherie-Ann Nathan et al.;A Multidisciplinary Approach to Head and Neck Neoplasms (2013; 1st Edition)

    A Multidisciplinary Approach to Head and Neck Neoplasms is a comprehensive how-to guide that addresses the medical and surgical treatment of the most common and challenging neoplasms in head and neck surgery. It takes a hands-on approach to describing the latest surgical techniques, including intraoperative navigation, robotic surgery, image guidance for sinus tumors, and endoscopic skull base procedures. This book will be the reference of choice for residents and fellows, experienced otolaryngologists, and head and neck surgeons.

    Key Features:

    Comprehensive coverage of the evidenced-based management of surgical and nonsurgical diseases of the head and neck
    Chapters include: Pediatric Tumors, Rehabilitation of Patients with Head and Neck Cancer, and Emerging Technology and Therapeutics in Head and Neck Oncology
    Core Messages at the beginning of every chapter
    Clinical Pearls to reinforce learning

    The contributors to this volume are internationally recognized experts in head and neck surgery, plastic surgery, and oral and maxillofacial surgery, informing the book with a wealth of knowledge in these disciplines.

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  • A Pocket Guide to the Ear (2000; 1st Edition)

    Diseases of the ear make up a large part of primary practice and can be challenging to diagnose and treat, especially for clinicians whose knowledge and expertise in otology may be limited. Concise and easy-to-read, here is your guide to almost everything that can go wrong with the ears - a brief clinical encyclopedia of ear disease.

    This book is based on the author's more than 25 years experience in a thriving ENT practice, and covers everything from proper equipment and examination methods, to anatomy and disorders of each region of the ear. The clear and succinct text is packed with valuable tools you can utilize in daily practice, and cuts through to important truths about ear symptoms, diagnoses, and treatment - information that is not always taught in medical training programs.

    This title is part of Thieme's acclaimed Flexibook series of clinical and basic science pocket guidebooks, which are sold worldwide and have been translated into more than 20 languages.

    Key features of this pocket reference:

    Comprehensive: complete and sound advice on nearly every common and rare ear disease seen by primary care physicians
    Concise: key facts communicated in 145 pages
    Easy-to-read: bold print stresses diagnostic and treatment concepts, and highlighted text emphasizes summary paragraphs and clinically important points
    Beautifully produced: over 40 full-color photographs and illustrations
    Practical: includes a comprehensive glossary of terms as well as a top ten list of common clinical misjudgments and how to avoid them

    Designed to be read from cover to cover, or as a reference when needed, this 145-page book is an essential professional tool - especially at a time when well-trained gatekeepers are crucial to high-quality healthcare. Here is the pocket guide anyone who treats or diagnoses ears and hearing - primary care physicians, family practitioners, pediatricians, otolaryngologists, audiologists, and more - needs to have at their disposal. Residents and students rotating through ENT will be amazed at the wealth of information provided in such a succinct text.

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  • Berthold BlockAbdominal Ultrasound: Step by Step (2011; 2nd Edition)

    Designed to be kept close at hand during an actual ultrasound examination, Abdominal Ultrasound: Step by Step, Second Edition, provides the tools, techniques and training to increase your knowledge and confidence in interpreting ultrasound findings. Its clear, systematic approach shows you how to recognize all important ultrasound phenomena (especially misleading artifacts), locate and delineate the upper abdominal organs, explain suspicious findings, apply clinical correlations, and easily distinguish between normal and abnormal images.

    This second edition includes the new Sono Consultant, a systematic, two-part framework for helping the examiner evaluate specific ultrasound findings and make an informed differential diagnosis. In the first part, Ultrasound Findings, the examiner notes an abnormality at ultrasound, lists all findings, and suggests possible interpretations. In the second section, Clinical Presentation, the examiner starts off with a possible diagnosis (e.g. heart failure, splenomegaly) and then extracts the maximum possible information available on ultrasound to confirm, support, or differentiate the diagnosis.

    Features:

    More than 670 ultrasound images and 240 drawings that enhance the text
    3-D diagrams that depict complex anatomical structures and spatial relationships
    Clear and concise learning units for easy mastery of material

    Providing a logical, structured foundation for performing a successful ultrasound examination, this practice-oriented teaching guide is essential for all students and residents building their skills in ultrasonography.

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  • Michael ValenteAdult Audiology Casebook (2014; 1st Edition)

    Adult Audiology Casebook is a compendium of key clinical cases designed to help clinicians develop the critical thinking skills necessary to successfully diagnose and treat patients. The cases are written by experts from around the world who share their experiences and expertise in dealing with a range of challenging clinical scenarios. An important classroom resource, the book gives readers expert guidance on providing best practice care in the areas of hearing disorders, the diagnosis of auditory and vestibular disorders, amplification, cochlear implants, hearing assistive technology, and management of tinnitus.

    Key Features:

    More than 70 adult case reports written by leading clinicians from the United States, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, and England
    Over 180 color audiograms that help clinicians evaluate hearing sensitivity
    Includes a series of questions on each case with thought-provoking answers followed by a summary of the key points on that case

    This textbook is essential reading for graduate level audiology students who want to sharpen and enhance their clinical skills. It is a valuable teaching tool for audiology and speech pathology professors as well as a practical reference for practicing audiologists, otolaryngologists, and ENT residents in their daily practice.

    Adult Audiology Casebook is the ideal companion to Pediatric Audiology Casebook, by Jane Madell and Carol Flexer, published by Thieme in 2011.

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  • Mohit BhandariAdvanced Concepts in Surgical Research (2012; 1st Edition)

    Advanced Concepts in Surgical Research is a practical, reader-friendly guide to planning, conducting, and evaluating solid, evidence-based surgical research that leads to high-quality results. Geared to the investigator who has already mastered basic principles, this book focuses on more advanced topics such as randomized controlled trials, survey design, observational studies, meta analyses, statistical concepts, reporting of data, and much more.

    Special Features:

    Includes tips and insights from experienced surgical researchers on how to conduct an effective clinical study and avoid pitfalls
    Supplies hard-to-find information on current topics such as randomization systems and technology and publication bias
    Provides standardized, easy-to-reference text boxes with highlighted key concepts, on-the-spot definitions of terminology in Jargon Simplified sections, and real-world case examples from the literature
    Presents nearly 60 illustrations and tables to help in visualizing key concepts

    Filled with proven research methodologies, clinical data, examples, and strategies that can be applied across a wide range of disciplines, Advanced Concepts in Surgical Research illuminates the challenges and solutions of modern day surgical research. It is essential for any clinician undertaking a well-defined, systematic, clinically relevant, and ultimately successful surgical research study.

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  • Douglas L. BrockmeyerAdvanced Pediatric Craniocervical Surgery (2005; 1st Edition)

    Covers state-of-the-art techniques!

    This text presents state-of-the-art techniques for surgery of the craniovertebral junction and cervical spine. It provides concise explanations of the underlying principles of each technique and insights into the unique issues in pediatric surgery. With this complete resource, you will gain the solid foundation in surgical concepts necessary to make critical clinical decisions as well as the technical knowledge and confidence to carry them out.

    Highlights include:

    Detailed explanations illuminating the links between embryology and normal and abnormal development of the craniovertebral.
    In-depth discussion of the issues and techniques involved in both atlantoaxial and occipitocervical surgery in children.
    An entire chapter devoted to managing craniocervical conditions of patients with Down Syndrome.
    An examination of traumatic injuries of the craniocervical junction in children.
    More than 100 step-by-step illustrations demonstrating key surgical techniques.

    This readily accessible text will be a valuable asset in the library of physicians managing and treating craniocervical conditions, from the most experienced pediatric neurosurgeon to residents in the early stages of their careers.

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  • Isabelle M. GermanoAdvanced Techniques in Image-Guided Brain and Spine Surgery (2002; 1st Edition)

    An advanced technique quickly becoming the standard for all neurosurgeons!

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  • Albert LoskenAdvances in Abdominal Wall. Reconstruction. (2012; 1st Edition)

    This practical, go-to reference by Drs. Losken and Janis will provide you with the tools you need when addressing a host of abdominal wall problems, ranging from simple to complex hernia repair and abdominal wall reconstruction. It provides information on the latest developments in mesh and biologic materials and their applications for abdominal hernia repair as well as step-by-step surgical technique for ensuring successful outcomes in all types of abdominal wall reconstruction.

    Advances in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction presents the range of current options available for surgical repair in a systematic fashion. Treatment options and algorithms provide readers with insights into choices for approaching different problems. Strategies for minimizing morbidity and for avoiding recurrences are also discussed in detail as are helpful tips and tricks and safe and reliable options for dealing with complex problems. New techniques are described along with the evidence-based data on outcomes and numerous case examples to reinforce important concepts. Potential problems and pitfalls are thoroughly covered to help surgeons avoid potential complications. Although the main focus of this book is on surgical technique, it also discusses basic principles, etiology of abdominal defects, organizations strategies and outcomes. A DVD with 3 operative videos complements the book.

    The editors have put together an imminently helpful work which should prove invaluable for a broad range of surgical specialties. They are assisted by a multi-disciplinary group of leading experts and pioneers in surgery and plastic surgery.

    The book is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on fundamentals with essential chapters devoted to abdominal wall anatomy, hernia defect classification, abdominal wound care and synthetic meshes, and tissue biologics for abdominal wall reconstruction. Parts II and III are devoted to various types of abdominal wall reconstruction as well as simple and complex hernia repair using synthetic meshes and biologics. Chapters within these sections are clinical and technique-oriented, with ample illustrations and photos depicting the different surgical approaches. A key chapter in this section focuses on "Anatomic Components Separation: Applications and Advances in Technique." This simple, reliable technique is one of the most exciting, recent advances in abdominal wall reconstruction. Another hot topic covered in depth in several comprehensive chapters is that of biologics in complex abdominal wall repair; these materials have revolutionized abdominal wall reconstruction. Critical chapters are included on the science behind biologics as well as specific techniques for using them. Other cutting-edge topics include: laparoscopic hernia repair and management of parastomal hernias, enterocutaneous fistulas, postoperative abdominal bulges (a common, challenging problem), and recurrent ventral abdominal hernias, to name a few. An exciting chapter on abdominal wall transplantation gives readers insight into promising new developments and what lies on the horizon in abdominal wall reconstruction.

    Hot Topics

    Biologics in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: Basic Science and Technical Considerations
    Synthetic Mesh in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
    Separation of Anatomic Components Method of Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: Application and Advances in Technique
    Minimally Invasive Ventral Hernia Repair
    Management of Postoperative Abdominal Bulges
    The Retro-Rectus Technique for Mesh Placement

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  • Seth ThallerAesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery. Solving Complications and Avoiding Unfavorable Results. (2012; 1st Edition)

    Breast augmentation has been the most frequently performed surgery in the United States for a number of years, and it is also one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries internationally. When taking into account reconstruction after disease, this is an area of immense relevance to all plastic surgeons. This high-profile area can also have important implications for a patient's self-image and self-esteem. Management of both reconstructive and aesthetic surgery of the breast involves a myriad of options. Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery assists the plastic surgeon in navigating this unique terrain. Each chapter analyzes specific clinical issues that are frequently encountered in the plastic surgeon's practice, with the goal of providing clear and contemporary information detailing available aesthetic and reconstructive alternatives for surgery involving the breasts.

    Key topics in the book include:

    Preoperative considerations
    Congenital breast anomalies
    Reconstruction as part of cancer treatment
    Breast reduction
    Secondary procedures
    Long-term results
    Male breast surgery
    Office procedural issues, such as billing and coding

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  • Aesthetic Breast Surgery. Concepts & Techniques. (2010; 1st Edition)

    Filled with take-away messages and valuable insights, Aesthetic Breast Surgery by Elizabeth Hall-Findlay, MD, is a masterful text that you will refer to time and again. It presents a personal and time-proven approach to all forms of aesthetic breast surgery.

    This book is a distillation of the author's extensive experience and provides her unique perspective on problem-solving and patient analysis. Dr. Hall-Findlay has spent years measuring and studying patient results to help other surgeons use "science" to improve the "art" of aesthetic breast surgery. She has developed an approach to analysis and surgery which is simple and consistent-with results that can be achieved by all surgeons.

    Prepare Yourself for a Master Class in Aesthetic Breast Surgery

    With personal insights and wisdom pervading every page, this book provides the reader with a master class in aesthetic breast surgery by one of the world's leading experts. Dr. Hall-Findlay is widely known for her popularization of the medial pedicle approach to vertical breast reduction and this is covered in depth. However, her accomplishments in breast surgery extend far beyond this technique. Her ongoing innovations continue to advance the field. In this semi-atlas work, she brings her considerable expertise to bear on the range of aesthetic breast surgery procedures as she describes her individual approach to patient evaluation, operative planning, clinical decision-making, and operative technique.

    Comprehensive Coverage

    Divided into nine comprehensive chapters, the book begins with key chapters on analysis, concepts, applied anatomy, and patient selection that lay the foundation for the technical descriptions that follow. These introductory chapters are not to be missed. They offer a unique approach to patient assessment and alert the reader to critical anatomic landmarks that strongly influence the success of operative procedures. Concepts such as the breast footprint (high-breasted and low-breasted patients) are examined to help readers understand the realistic possibilities for what can and cannot be achieved when planning breast surgery. The emphasis is on the decision-making process involved in choosing the right approach for each patient and then planning the procedure with these landmarks in mind.

    The next seven chapters are devoted to operative technique. A consistent format is used in each chapter with detailed information on patient evaluation, planning, technique, revisions, complications, and outcomes. These pages are liberally illustrated with step-by-step descriptions depicting breast augmentation, vertical breast reduction with the medial pedicle, liposuction-only breast reduction, mastopexy, mastopexy/augmentation, and surgery for breast asymmetries. Information on avoidance and treatment of problems and complications is also highlighted throughout the book. Of particular note is the comprehensive information on nipple necrosis in the reduction chapter; this provides essential information to help surgeons who are faced with decreased blood supply to the nipple.

    Beautifully Illustrated

    Beautiful and dramatic color illustrations and numerous preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative images help the reader visualize the steps of each procedure and appreciate the excellent long-term results that can be achieved.

    Unique Features

    Throughout the technique chapters, artwork icons are paired with photographic images to better elucidate the surgical technique being described. Key points are highlighted, and a summary box outlining central issues concludes each chapter. Two DVDs contain operative video to complement the text.

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  • Aesthetic Medicine. Growing Your Practice. (2009; 1st Edition)

    The practice of medicine is big business—unique in its blend of medicine, service, and retail sales. In today's competitive aesthetic market, providers of services must master the basic elements of running a business as well as develop a sound business model, respond to the challenges of a clinical practice, and meet their goals for building a thriving practice with satisfied, loyal patients.

    Whether you are starting an aesthetic practice or expanding your existing practice, you will find Marie Czenko Kuechel's book to be an indispensable resource that you refer to time and again!

    Marie Czenko Kuechel is the founder and president of Czenko Kuechel Consulting, Ltd., a firm providing consulting services to the industry and practitioners of aesthetic medicine. She has served the specialties and board-certified providers of plastic surgery and dermatology in patient education, media, and practice development since 1992.

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  • Lee PuAesthetic Plastic Surgery in Asians. Principles & Techniques (2015; 1st Edition)

    Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Asians: Principles and Techniques offers a comprehensive guide to all aspects of cosmetic surgery in Asians, focusing on the differences in surgical techniques and general principles when treating these patients. With special emphasis on minimally invasive techniques and minimization of scars, the book features contributions from surgeons in Asian regions who share their signature procedures and describe the latest innovations.

    The book is divided into ten parts. It begins with general principles and discusses the cultural and societal influence on Asian patients for cosmetic surgery as well as psychological and psychiatric considerations for Asian cosmetic patients. Next, the book covers facial rejuvenation with chapters on treatment for acne scars, laser skin resurfacing, fat grafting, and Botox. The book discusses the various approaches to face lift, including the classic face-lift and the short-scar method. A section on cosmetic surgery of the eyelid examines the special considerations in Asian eyelid surgery. It discusses upper and lower blepharoplasty, management of the sunken eyelid, and periorbital rejuvenation.

    A section on rhinoplasty covers alloplastic implants, autologous cartilage grafts, and primary open and closed rhinoplasty. The book also discusses cosmetic surgery of the ear and of the facial skeleton. The next chapters cover breast augmentation with implants, focusing on the transaxillary approach as well as the inframammary approach. The contributors discuss augmentation with conventional fat grafting and cell-assisted lipotransfer. Also covered are mastopexy, breast reduction, and breast reconstruction with pedicled TRAM flap. The final chapters cover abdominoplasty, liposuction of the trunk, buttock augmentation, calf reduction, and other procedures such as hair transplantation, penile enhancement, correction of varicose veins with endovascular laser, and correction of osmidrosis.

    Illustrated with over 2500 top-quality full-color drawings and photographs, and with three DVDs showcasing supplementary surgical techniques videos, this title is an absolutely indispensable resource for anyone involved in the aesthetic treatment of Asian patients.

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  • Hong Ryul JinAesthetic Plastic Surgery of the East Asian Face (2016; 1st Edition)

    Written and edited by world-renowned aesthetic plastic surgeons, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the East Asian Face presents cutting-edge techniques for performing plastic surgery on East Asian patients. Dr. Jin, a well-regarded surgeon in Korea, has compiled an outstanding clinical reference covering the latest techniques used in plastic surgery of the East Asian face, including: rhinoplasty, Asian eyelid surgery, facial contouring, and aging face surgery. In addition, this book covers the rapidly changing non-surgical treatments of botulinum toxin, fillers, and lasers.

    Key Features:

    Only includes techniques that are proven to be safe and clinically effective
    Covers all the major facial plastic surgery procedures performed on East Asian patients
    More than 850 full-color intraoperative photos and high-quality illustrations demonstrate techniques and procedures described in the text

    This book is an essential reference for aesthetic plastic surgeons and fellows interested in optimizing outcomes for their East Asian patients. It is filled with the insights, wisdom, and experience of leading experts in East Asian facial plastic surgery, and will surely be kept close at hand as a refresher, training guide, and atlas of facial plastic techniques.

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  • Aesthetic Rejuvenation of the Face and Neck (2016; 1st Edition)

    Aesthetic Rejuvenation of the Face and Neck presents the latest surgical and non-surgical techniques used in facial aesthetic rejuvenation. In the current environment of 'lunchtime facelifts' and 'light lifts' that often produce poor results, this book fulfills the need for a text that takes a careful, detailed approach to describing high-quality aesthetic facial rejuvenation procedures. Dr. Connell, the senior editor, is a recognized world expert on facial rejuvenation surgery, and his co-authors offer a wide range of perspectives and expertise in the specialty.

    Key Features:

    Written by experts from around the world, most fellowship trained by Dr. Connell
    Presents techniques that provide long-lasting results and are proven to be safe
    Enhanced with more than 650 full-color illustrations and photographs

    During his over 50 years in practice Dr. Bruce Connell has trained about 50 fellows and given international annual teaching programs. In addition, hundreds of surgeons have made a pilgrimage to watch him operate and learn from this master surgeon. This book is your opportunity to learn his concepts and techniques.

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  • Franco DeMonte, Michael W. McDermott, Ossama Al-MeftyAl-Mefty's Meningiomas (2011; 2nd Edition)

    Al-Mefty's Meningiomas, Second Edition is the definitive guide to meningioma diagnosis, treatment, and surgery, and reflects over a decade of major advances in the diagnosis and management of both intracranial and spinal meningiomas since the first edition was published.

    Features:

    New to this edition: information on molecular biology, natural history and growth rates, the rise of radiosurgery as a viable treatment option, and much more
    Over 500 high-quality radiographic images and full-color illustrations demonstrate anatomy and surgery
    In-depth coverage of intraoperative MRI and endoscopic resection
    Key topics often missing from other meningiomas texts including caseload management, and postoperative quality of life issues

    This landmark reference will enhance the precision and surgical skills of every clinician or resident in neurosurgery or neurology.

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  • Hueston C. King, Richard L. Mabry, Cynthia S. Mabry et al.;Allergy in ENT Practice. The Basic Guide. (2004; 2nd Edition)

    A practical how-to guide for treating allergies.

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  • Kartik G. KrishnanAn Illustrated Handbook of Flap-Raising Techniques (2008; 1st Edition)

    This handbook is an introductory guide to harvesting essential workhorse flaps of the torso and upper and lower extremities. Chapters are grouped into separate sections based on the anatomic region of the flaps. Each chapter details the critical clinical information the surgeon needs to know to effectively harvest flaps, providing concise descriptions of the preparation, incision, and dissection techniques. Precise illustrations supplementing the descriptions enable surgeons to fully understand the technical maneuvers of each procedure.

    Features:

    Step-by-step descriptions of flap harvesting techniques
    Thorough discussion of the relevant vascular or neurovascular anatomy for each dissection
    More than 200 illustrations and schematics demonstrating key concepts
    Consistent presentation in each chapter to facilitate reference and review
    Practical discussion of common pitfalls to prepare the surgeon for managing the full range of scenarios in the clinical setting
    Overview of fundamental concepts, including microvascular anatomy and patterns of vasculature of soft tissue flaps, instrumentation, and microvascular and microneural suturing techniques

    Providing a solid foundation upon which to further develop surgical skills, this book is an indispensable resource for residents in plastic and reconstructive surgery, trauma surgery, orthopedics, and neurosurgery.

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