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Essentials of Aesthetic Surgery may fit in your pocket, but this easy-to-follow guide is teeming with valuable cutting-edge topics in cosmetic surgery. Focusing on both traditional and emerging concepts, techniques and innovations in aesthetic surgery, this portable book draws from the expertise of experienced surgeons to provide step-by-step instructions for the procedures surgeons build their careers on.
A practical guide to the most sought-after procedures, presented by internationally recognized experts
Follows the best-selling Essentials of Plastic Surgery structure, which explores techniques and tips for success in a succinct, accessible, bulleted format
Modern perspectives on traditional procedures, including facelift, necklift, blepharoplasty, rhinoplasty, breast augmentation, liposuction, abdominoplasty, and thighlift
A deeper look at correction of the tear trough deformity, lateral canthopexy, Asian blepharoplasty, secondary and ethnic rhinoplasty, the nasolabial fold, lip augmentation, nonsurgical rejuvenation, augmentation-mastopexy, gluteal augmentation, genital surgery, and transgender surgery
Take-home points at the end of each chapter to summarize the content for easy review
Rich, high-quality photographs and illustrations for an in-depth understanding of the pertinent anatomy
As the role of the plastic surgeon has evolved, so must the techniques and available procedures to address the needs of the diverse aesthetic surgery patient population. Aesthetic surgery continues to grow exponentially in popularity, and this guide provides surgeons with the tools they need to stay abreast of changing trends and innovative techniques to achieve the highest possible patient satisfaction.
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Essentials of Plastic Surgery: A Companion is the companion to Essentials of Plastic Surgery, Second Edition, which covers a wide variety of topics in aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. As such, it is designed to test your knowledge of the source book, which may be helpful in the clinical setting and beyond.
It presents both multiple choice questions and extended matching questions in single best answer format. The 1200 questions are carefully constructed to be practical and thorough, and are accompanied by detailed answers that help enhance understanding of both the right and wrong answers.
Compact enough to fit in a lab coat pocket, its design and organization allow for quick and easy reading. The print book is accompanied by a complimentary eBook that can be accessed on smartphones and tablets. It is the go-to resource for all students of plastic surgery, whether residents in training or experienced practitioners.
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Presenting essential topics in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, this second edition of the bestselling Essentials of Plastic Surgery has been totally revised and updated to reflect substantial advances in this dynamic specialty.
Coverage includes aesthetic surgery, face lift, neck lift, fillers, and breast augmentation along with reconstructive topics such as wound healing and microsurgery. This edition contains the work of many new contributors as well as several new chapters, including:
Fundamentals of Perforator Flaps
Vascularized Composite Allografts and Transplant Immunology
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches
Distal Radius Fractures
This second edition retains its seven-part structure as well as the familiar bullet point style, format, and pocket size that made the first edition so successful. References have been updated and significant additions have been made to graphics, including tables, charts, and illustrations. An eBook version is included with the print book.
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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.
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