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Encyclopedia of Body Sculpting after Massive Weight Loss provides uniquely comprehensive coverage of a variety of state-of-the-art surgical body modification procedures for the patient who has overcome obesity. The text begins with an introduction to the particular physiologic and psychological implications of massive weight loss, including the effects on nutrition, anesthesia, pain control, and psychology, and a review of the current techniques utilized in bariatric surgery. The sections that follow feature concise descriptions and full-color illustrations that guide readers through each region of the body, from the face and neck, through the breasts, arms and mid-abdomen, to the back and thighs. Expert authors from around the world, many of whom are the innovators of the procedure they describe, offer multiple surgical options for each anatomic region in order to give readers the opportunity to choose the optimal approach for their specific patient.
466 full-color illustrations demonstrate preoperative appearances, operative techniques, and postoperative outcomes
An accompanying DVD contains 17 narrated videos -- over one hour of footage -- of actual procedures as performed by the authors
Detailed discussion of safety considerations, as well as how to recognize and treat surgical complications
Practical tips on how to handle anesthesia concerns and pain control
Valuable information on nutrition and the psychiatric management of eating disorders
With obesity on the rise and the marked increase in bariatric procedures over the past decade, this highly relevant reference is essential reading for every practicing plastic and reconstructive surgeon, bariatric surgeon, and weight loss physician, as well as for all residents or fellows in the field.
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Covering popular body rejuvenating techniques in plastic surgery, including injectables, implants, and fat grafts, Encyclopedia of Aesthetic Rejuvenation Through Volume Enhancement is a comprehensive reference that features procedures for all areas of the body. This accessible text provides plastic surgeons with one core reference they can easily consult before performing a procedure.
Provides online access to videos of the latest volume enhancement techniques
Covers current "hot" topics of stem cell therapies and regenerative medicine
Enhanced by hundreds of full -color, high-quality illustrations and photographs
Written and edited by renowned experts on body rejuvenation in plastic surgery
Several techniques are presented for each procedure, allowing surgeons to choose the one that best suits the patient. Plastic surgeons, dermatologic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, and their residents will find this encyclopedia to be an invaluable guide to performing the latest volume enhancing techniques.
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A reader-friendly, how-to guide on reconstructive plastic surgery from international experts
Reconstructive Plastic Surgery: An Atlas of Essential Procedures edited by esteemed authors, educators, and surgeons Robert X. Murphy Jr. and Charles K. Herman is a comprehensive resource detailing head-to-toe surgical procedures for a broad range of conditions. The senior editors have more than 50 years of collective surgical experience and expertise training hundreds of medical students and plastic surgery residents. A distinguished and diverse group of contributors from more than 15 countries and five continents share clinical pearls throughout the book.
Sixty-seven chapters organized in five sections start with head and neck chapters detailing cleft palate defects and repair, followed by functional rhinoplasty, neoplasms, and trauma. Section two encompasses breast reduction/reconstruction techniques and other breast deformities; and management of trunk ulcers, deep wounds, and defects. The hand and upper extremity section details reconstructive techniques for infections, trauma, and Dupuytren's contracture. The final two sections cover a wide spectrum of nerve-related conditions and syndromes, followed by burns, melanoma, and vascular anomalies.
High-quality illustrations and intraoperative photographs enhance understanding of step-by-step operative procedures
More than 30 procedural videos provide hands-on guidance on how to perform specific steps in reconstructive plastic surgery
A broad range of reconstructive techniques cover trauma, tumor resection, burns, congenital deformities, and degenerative conditions
Consistent chapter formatting includes a clear and concise introduction, discussion of pertinent anatomy, surgical indications, operative techniques, complications, and long-term results
This highly accessible yet comprehensive procedural guide is must-have reading for medical students, plastic surgery residents, and early-career plastic surgeons. It will also benefit veteran reconstructive plastic surgeons looking for a robust refresher with an international perspective.
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