International Textbook of Aesthetic Surgery

International Textbook of Aesthetic Surgery

By: Nicolo Scuderi (editor), Bryant A. Toth (editor)Hardback

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This two-volume textbook - the result of wide-ranging collaboration among renowned experts in aesthetic surgery from the Americas and Europe - presents state of the art concepts and techniques from across the entire spectrum of cosmetic surgery. It opens with some of the last writings of two of the giants in the discipline, Fernando Ortiz Monasterio and Daniel Marchac, whose contributions set the tone and standard for the rest of the book. In all, there are ten sections covering every aspect of plastic surgery. A very wide range of surgical procedures that can be utilized by the plastic surgeon in training as well as by the established plastic surgeon are described in detail, and in the case of the face, nonsurgical treatments are also fully considered. Further topics include the history of the specialty, legal issues, and anticipated future developments, including regenerative medicine. Numerous beautiful color photographs and skillfully executed illustrations complement the informative text.

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Nicolo Scuderi, MD, is Full Professor of Plastic Surgery and Chief of the Department of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery at the University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy. Dr. Scuderi graduated from medical school in Bari, Italy, in 1971 and subsequently undertook a residency program in plastic and reconstructive surgery in Turin. In 1975 he was appointed professor in charge of plastic surgery at the Institute of Plastic Surgery at the University of Sassari, where he became Full Professor of Plastic Surgery in 1980. Dr. Scuderi was appointed Full Professor and Director of the Plastic Surgery Residency Program at the University of Naples - IInd Faculty in 1981, and he joined the University of Rome La Sapienza in 1986. Dr. Scuderi was Secretary of the Italian Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (SICPRE) from 1984 to 2000 and has served as President of SICPRE and of the European Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. He has also been a member of the European Committee for the International Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS) and coordinator of the European section of IPRAS. Dr. Scuderi is a corresponding member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has been Chief Editor of the European Plastic Surgery Review since 1999 and has authored more than 300 peer-reviewed papers. He is also author or co-author of 27 chapters and books on all fields of plastic surgery. Bryant A. Toth, M.D. is an internationally renowned and respected cosmetic surgeon who resides and practices in San Francisco, California. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College where he was named a Rufus Choate Scholar in his senior year. He received his medical degree from Brown University followed by surgical training in both general surgery and plastic surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the primary teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. At the completion of his plastic surgical training Dr. Toth was awarded the prestigious Kazanjian Fellowship from Harvard allowing him to pursue an additional year of cosmetic and craniofacial surgical training in Paris, France. Dr. Toth is currently a Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco and is the Co-Director of the Craniofacial Clinic at Children's Hospital Oakland. In addition to surgery, Dr. Toth has contributed to plastic surgery through his writing and has published over 70 peer-reviewed journal articles, 26 book chapters and seven instructional videotapes and is the co-editor of three textbooks on plastic surgery. Dr. Toth has been invited to demonstrate new techniques in cosmetic surgery by lecturing and performing live surgery in multiple countries. He continues to be named one of the top cosmetic surgeons in San Francisco and the United States.


Introduction to Aesthetic Surgery: The concept of beauty in different cultures.- History and evolution of reconstructive surgery.- Indications, psychological issues and selection of patients in aesthetic surgery.- How to manage an aesthetic surgery practice.- Photography and plastic surgery.- Anesthesia for aesthetic surgery - A European perspective.- Anesthesia for the cosmetic patient: An American perspective.- Pain Therapy.- European legal issues.- The American legal system. The Breast: History of aesthetic breast surgery.- Breast augmentation.- Cosmetic breast augmentation with fat grafting.- Mastopexy without implants.- Mastopexy with implants.- Secondary breast augmentation.- Breast reduction with inverted T-scar.- Vertical breast reduction.- Gigantomastia.- Aesthetic surgery for breast asymmetry.- Tuberous breast.- Gynecomastia.- Reoperative aesthetic breast surgery. Trunk and Extremities: History of aesthetic surgery of the trunk and extremities.- Abdominoplasty.- Evolution of lipoplasty then, now and the future.- Liposuction.- Lipoabdominoplasty - Saldanha's technique.- Lipofilling and correction of post-liposuction deformities.- Plastic surgery in massive weight loss patients.- Brachioplasty.- Aesthetic surgery of the hand.- Thigh lift.- Gluteoplasty.- Aesthetic surgery of the male genitalia.- Aesthetic surgery of the female genitalia.- Ancillary (non-surgical) treatments: trunk and abdomen. The Scalp: General issues and indications.- Follicular grafting.- Scalp reduction.- Scalp extension.- Stretching sutures.- The Nose: History of aesthetic surgery of the nose.- Basic rhinoplasty.- Septoplasty and turbinates.- Full and semi-open rhinoplasty.- Secondary rhinoplasty.- Rhinoplasty in patients with malformations of the head and neck.- The twisted nose.- Profiloplasty. The Eyelids: History of Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery.- Eyelid anatomy.- Upper eyelid blepharoplasty.- Asian upper blepharoplasty.- Lower Eyelid Blepharoplasty.- Minimal invasive approach.- Lateral canthal surgery in blepharoplasty.- Complications of aesthetic blepharoplasty and revisional surgeries. The Ear: Otoplasty. The Face - Surgical Treatment.- History of aesthetic surgery of the face.- The aging face.- Forehead and brow rejuvenation.- Suspension techniques in aesthetic surgery of the face.- Rejuvenation of the midface.- MACS lift.- The suprazygomatic (high-SMAS) facelift.- Necklift.- Surgical treatment of the face.- Reoperative surgery of the face.- Supension threads.- 3D facial volumization with anatomic alloplastic implants.- Lipofilling of the face.- Aesthetic surgery of the lip. The Face - Non-surgical treatment: Botulinum toxin - Botox.- Fillers.- Chemical peelings.- Advances in facial plastic rejuvenation with ablative laser technology: Can clinical results be tailored based on histology effects?.- Laser resurfacing.- Intense pulsed light (IPL) laser.- Laser and intense light systems as adjunctive techniques in functional and aesthetic surgery.- Non-surgical therapy.- Mechanical resurfacing, needling, dermabrasion and microdermabrasion.- Anti-aging cosmeceuticals. The Future: Preventative medicine and healthy longevity: Bases for sustainable antiaging strategies.- Anti-aging medicine: An overview in 2012.- Aesthetic regenerative surgery.

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/07/2016
  • ISBN13: 9783662465981
  • Format: Hardback
  • Year: 2016
  • Number Of Pages: 1297
  • ID: 9783662465981
  • weight: 4060
  • ISBN10: 3662465981
  • translations: Italian

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