Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery: Tricks of the Trade

 Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery  Comments Off on Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery: Tricks of the Trade
Jul 262020

Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery: Tricks of the Trade by renowned expert Suzanne Freitag and esteemed coeditors N. Grace Lee, Daniel Lefebvre, and Michael Yoon is a concise ophthalmic plastic surgery procedures reference ideal for residents and fellows, as well as more accomplished surgeons who wish to improve techniques and outcomes. Divided into 10 major sections and 46 separate topics, the book provides essential understanding of the basic principles and steps of each procedure, making it a perfect resource to consult prior to performing surgery.



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Handbook of Plastic Surgery

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Jul 212020

Beneficial to practicing surgeons and students alike, this illustrative handbook provides quick access to established procedures and best practices in plastic surgery, otolaryngology, dermatology, and emergency medicine-providing easy-to-use and practical information for surgeons studying for recertification or for fellows, residents, and medical students preparing for patient rounds.



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Aesthetic Vaginal Plastic Surgery: A Practical Guide

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May 302020

This book schematically discusses the available techniques for aesthetic vaginoplasty, including vagina rejuvenation and other related surgical and non-surgical approaches. By furthering our understanding of the field, it promotes a better surgical practice on aesthetic vaginal surgeries. More specifically, this book will enable surgeons to correctly assess patients, choose and plan procedures, and reproduce the most common surgical aesthetic vaginal procedures.
Each chapter is written in a pedagogical way, promoting a direct applicability. For each surgical procedure discussed, it features topics such as consultation and patient’s intentions, clinical examination, anatomy and important landmarks, surgical technique and possible complications. Aesthetic Vaginal Plastic Surgery: A Practical Guide is intended for any medical professional interested in vagina aesthetic and rejuvenation procedures, especially those in the fields of plastic surgery, gynecology and urology.





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Manual of Head and Neck Reconstruction Using Regional and Free Flaps

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May 272020

Ablative tumor surgery of the head and neck region often results in severe cosmetic and functional deformities. In these cases, microvascular free-tissue transfer enables three-dimensional reconstruction of head and neck defects. The selection of adequate donor tissue and a profound knowledge of the human anatomy and the various harvesting techniques are paramount in ensuring successful reconstruction.
Reflecting current surgical approaches, this book presents the most frequently used flaps in head and neck surgery, including detailed overviews as well as their respective pearls and pitfalls. Moreover,  each section contains a synopsis and pre-operative checklist.
The overlay-technique merges high-quality-photographs with drawings and precisely illustrates the step-to-step descriptions of the different flap harvesting techniques, making this manual in pocket size an unique and accessible reference for both doctors in training and specialists in the field of otolaryngology, head and neck, plastic, maxillofacial and skull base surgery.





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Handbook of Lower Extremity Reconstruction: Clinical Case-Based Review and Flap Atlas

 Plastic Surgery  Comments Off on Handbook of Lower Extremity Reconstruction: Clinical Case-Based Review and Flap Atlas
May 062020

This focused, concise book offers an in-depth analysis of lower extremity reconstruction alongside region-specific photos and illustrations. As an anatomical atlas, it seeks to aid the visual learner in showcasing the key steps in setting up and raising the flap for a given defect.
Organized into two sections, opening chapters are arranged by general location, focusing specifically on the lower limb. Each general location of a wound is accompanied by an examination of relevant anatomy, including blood supply, nerve supply, arc of rotation of the tissue, and local flap options. Following a description of the anatomy, subsequent paragraphs explain the application of relevant local flap options. Section two incorporates flap demonstration and application into each chapter, offering a more detailed description, true and specific to each anatomical site of the technique.Supplemented by high-quality images and figures, Handbook of Lower Extremity Reconstruction: Clinical Case-Based Review and Flap Atlas is an invaluable reference for practicing plastic and orthopedic surgeons and residents in training.

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Regenerative Medicine and Plastic Surgery: Elements, Research Concepts and Emerging Technologies

 Emergency, Plastic Surgery  Comments Off on Regenerative Medicine and Plastic Surgery: Elements, Research Concepts and Emerging Technologies
Dec 112019

This book discusses the current research concepts and the emerging technologies in the field of stem cells and tissue engineering. It is the first authoritative reference documenting all the ways that plastic surgical practice and regenerative medicine science overlap or provide a road map for the future of both specialties. The Editors have provided a valuable service by gathering in one place the leading voices in these two fields in clear and concise manner.

Divided into five parts, the book opens with a description of the elements of regenerative medicine including definitions, basic principles of soft and bone tissue regeneration, biomaterials and scaffolds. Current research concepts are explored in the second part of this book, for example mechanotransduction and the utility of extracellular vesicles. In the third part, the editors present the emerging technologies and highlight the novel perspectives on bionic reconstruction and biomimetics in surgery and regenerative medicine. Part four deals with translational aspects including practical information on moving scientific findings from bench to bedside. The final part then describes in detail applications in clinical plastic surgery.

Written by leading experts this book is an invaluable resource for researchers, students, beginners and experienced clinicians in a range of specialties.

“In your hands is a comprehensive encyclopedia of two rapidly converging fields. Drs Duscher and Shiffman have done an outstanding job of highlighting the interdependent relationship between plastic surgery and regenerative medicine. Ultimately, this is to the benefit of both fields.”
– Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD, FACS
Johnson and Johnson Distinguished Professor of Surgery
Professor (by courtesy) of Bioengineering and Materials Science
Inaugural Vice Chairman of Surgery for Innovation
Stanford University School of Medicine





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Pearls and Pitfalls in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery, 2 edition

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Oct 212019

Pearls and Pitfalls in Oculoplastic Cosmetic Surgery , Second Edition addresses the need among physicians for cleanly distilled and clinically relevant information. The second edition of this popular text highlights the changes and updates to the ever expanding field of facial cosmetic surgery. There are updates to cases such as advances in blepharoplasty techniques, advances in fillers and filler techniques, advances in periorbital fat grafting, advances in brow lifting techniques, and advances in midface rejuvenation. Additionally, nearly every case has full color illustrations to bring each one to life and there are additional surgical video procedures available on Springer Images to enhance the reader’s understanding of various topics.

This concise and practical “how to” book is written and edited by experts in their fields and offers “here’s how I do it” advice on the most commonly performed procedures. Each chapter becomes the voice of an expert and experienced colleague, reminding readers of the pearls and pitfalls of each procedure. These pearls will lead to quicker cases, fewer complications, and more satisfactory outcomes for physicians and their patients.





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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Second Edition

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Oct 112019

Maximize Your Plastic Surgery Board Exam Score!

This powerful, results-oriented study guide delivers everything you need to improve knowledge, confidence, and recall. Featuring a rigorous quick-hit Q&A format consisting of short clinical questions with concise answers, this is truly your most effective weapon when preparing for plastic surgery in-service and board exams.

The unique question and single-answer format of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review, 2e eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the answers you need to know on exam day. Enhanced by 18 new chapters and covering all core competences found on the board exam, the book emphasizes distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential to exam success. This high-yield review is the perfect complement to larger texts and delivers an intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before the exam.

– 6000+ rapid-fire questions cover all the core competencies on the plastic surgery board exam
– 18 NEW CHAPTERS, including ones on liposuction, otoplasty, facial augmentation, head and neck reconstruction, and melanoma
– Over 100 illustrations and images, including important surgical techniques
– Thoroughly updated by a nationwide team of expert contributors





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Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the East Asian Face

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Jul 092019

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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The Business of Plastic Surgery: Navigating a Successful Career

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Jun 172019

Plastic surgeons go through extensive training to become excellent clinicians, but they often end up learning how to practice the business of plastic surgery through trial and error. This unique book, targeted specifically to plastic surgeons and other physicians, seeks to address this glaring oversight and provide guidance from career selection through retirement. It offers many different perspectives, while covering a multitude of topics including the latest know-how on building and maintaining one’s website, marketing and monitoring a practice for increased productivity, asset protection, building a surgical suite, and the development of medical inventions. The Business of Plastic Surgery features notable authors in the fields of medicine, law, finance and technology who provide valuable wisdom and expertise.
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