Key Notes on Plastic Surgery

Author: Adrian Richards

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  • ISBN: 9780632056682
  • Author: Adrian Richards
  • Publ Date: 2002-02-05
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 328
  • Imprint: BLACKWELL *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 6620

Table of Contents :

Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Abbreviations. Section 1: General principles. Skin structrue and function; Blood supply of the skin; Classification of flaps; Geometry of local flaps; Wound; healing and skin grafts; Bone healing and bone grafts Nerve healing and nerve grafts; Tendon healing; Tissue tranplantation; Alloplastic implantation; Dressings; Sutures and suturing; Tissue expansion. Section 2: Skin and soft tissue lesions. Benign non--pigmented skin lesions; Benign pigmented skin lesions; Malignant non--pigmented skin lesions; Malignant melanoma; Sarcoma. Section 3: The head and neck. The embryology of the head and neck; Craniofacial surgery; Cleft lip; Cleft palate; Head and neck cancer; Facial fractures and soft tissue injuries; Oculoplastic surgery; Facial palsy; Abnormalities of the ear; Vascular abnormalities. Section 4: Plastic surgery of the breast and chest wall. The anatomy of the breast; Breast reduction; Mastopexy; The tuberous breast; Gynaecomastia; Breast augmentation; Breast cancer; Breast reconstruction; Reconstruction of the chest wall. Section 5: The upper limb. The embryology of the upper limb; Congenital deformities of the upper limb; Nerve compression in the upper limb; Tendon transfers in the upper limb; Dupuytrena s disease; Tumours of the upper limb; Arthritis of the upper limb; Hand infections. Section 6: The lower limb. Leg ulcers; Lower limb trauma; Lymphoedema; Pressure sores. Section 7: Plastic surgery of the urogenital system. Hypospadias; Epispadias and exstrophy of the bladder; Ambiguous genitalia; Vaginal reconstruction. Section 8: Burns. Thermal burns and inhalational injury; Chemical burns; Electrical burns. Section 9: Microsurgery. The history of microsurgery; Vessel healing and thrombosis; Reperfusion injury; Microvascular equipment and technique; The post--operative management of free tissue transfers; The post--operative monitoring of free tissue transfers; The management of the non--flowing anastomosis. Section 10: Aesthetic surgery. Blepharoplasty; Face--lifting; Rhinoplasty; Liposuction. Index

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"This is a plastic surgery book with a difference. This contains only the meat without all the unnecessary trimming". -Ian T Jackson, M D, Director of Craniofacial & Reconstructive Surgery, Institute for Craniofacial & Reconstructive Surgery. "...an excellent compendium of keynotes on plastic surgery and Adrian Richards is to b congratulated". Nicholas Parkhouse, DM, MCh, FRCS, Editor, British Journal of Plastic Surgery "It is a well thought out, succinct distillation of notes and observations relevant to the Syllabus in Plastic Surgery. I have no hesitation in recommending its use as a quick reference and revision aid".

Review:

"This is a plastic surgery book with a difference. This contains only the meat without all the unnecessary trimming". --Ian T Jackson, M D, Director of Craniofacial & Reconstructive Surgery, Institute for Craniofacial & Reconstructive Surgery. "...an excellent compendium of keynotes on plastic surgery and Adrian Richards is to b congratulated". Nicholas Parkhouse, DM, MCh, FRCS, Editor, British Journal of Plastic Surgery "It is a well thought out, succinct distillation of notes and observations relevant to the Syllabus in Plastic Surgery. I have no hesitation in recommending its use as a quick reference and revision aid".


 

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