A History of Plastic Surgery

A History of Plastic Surgery

By: P. Santoni-Rugiu (author), P.J. Sykes (author)Mixed Media

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This book covers the history of plastic surgery from the remarkable achievements of such ancient civilizations as India and Egypt up to the revolutionary techniques developed at the end of the Middle Age, the Renaissance and beyond. Coverage details how the knowledge of wound healing has changed and influenced plastic surgery, describes the development of various surgical reconstructive procedures and details the birth of Cosmetic Surgery.

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The Anatomical Foundations of Surgery.- Healing of Wounds and the Development of Surgery.- Skin Flaps.- Skin Grafts.- Grafts of Other Tissues.- Some Notes on Anaesthesia.- Nasal Reconstruction.- Cleft Lip and Palate.- Reconstruction of the External Genitalia.- Ear Reconstruction.- Skull Reconstruction.- to Cosmetic Surgery.- Cosmetic Rhinoplasty.- Facial Rejuvenation.- Cosmetic Surgery of the Breast.

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/06/2007
  • ISBN13: 9783540462408
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 411
  • ID: 9783540462408
  • weight: 1311
  • ISBN10: 3540462406

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