Key Clinical Topics in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery offers an indispensable practical guide for exam revision and clinical practice. Presented in an easy reference A to Z format, this book provides rapid access to the core topics in this area of surgery. Written by specialists with a wealth of experience, this book delivers the knowledge and practical skills essential for all trainees in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Over 100 topics presented in alpha order, from Abdominal reconstruction to Zygomatic fractures
Succinct coverage of clinical features, treatment and complications
Effective exam revision for FRCS(Plast) candidates
Visually enhanced with clinical photos and diagrams to improve understanding of concepts
Written by experienced specialists to ensure authoritative and accurate content
Tor Wo Chiu MA BM BCh FRCS Division of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong Tze Yean Kong BA MB BCh BAO (Hons) MA MRCS FRCS(Plast) Canniesburn Plastic Surgery Unit , Glasgow Royal Infirmary, UK
List of abbreviations Mandibular fractures Abdominal reconstruction Mastopexy Abdominoplasty Maxillary fractures Acute burns Melanoma Anterolateral thigh flap Microorganisms and antibiotics Basal cell carcinoma Microsurgery and tissue transfer Blepharoplasty Nasal reconstruction Body contouring Neck dissection Botulinum toxin Neck lumps Brachial plexus injuries Necrotizing fasciitis Breast augmentation Nerve compression and injury Breast reconstruction Neurofibromatosis Breast reduction Nipple areolar reconstruction Burn dressings Oral cancer Burn surgery Orbital fractures Burn reconstruction Osteoradionecrosis Chemical burns Paediatric burns Chest reconstruction Parotid gland tumours Cleft lip Pectoralis major flap Cleft palate Premalignant lesions Cold injury and frostbite Pressure sores Compartment syndrome Prominent ears Complications Ptosis Congenital breast anomalies Radial forearm flap Congenital upper limb anomalies Rectus Abdominis flap Craniosynostosis Reflex sympathetic dystrophy Dupuytren's disease Rhinoplasty Ear reconstruction Rhytidectomy Electrical burns Scalp reconstruction Extensor tendon injuries Scapular and parascapular flaps Eyelid reconstruction Sedation Facial anatomy Skin care and rejuvenation Facial lacerations Skin grafts Facial reanimation Soft tissue sarcomas Fibular flap Squamous cell carcinomas Finger fractures and dislocations Stevens-Johnson syndrome Finger tip injuries Suturing Flexor tendon injuries Tattoo removal Gynaecomastia Tissue expansion Groin dissection Tissue fillers Groin flap Ultraviolet light Groin reconstruction Urogenital reconstruction Hair removal Vacuum wound closure Hair restoration Vascular anomalies Hand infections Zygomatic fractures Head and neck cancer principles Healing Hidradenitis suppurativa and hyperhidrosis Hyperbaric oxygen Hypoplastic facial conditions Hypospadias Informed consent Jejunal flap Keloids and hypertrophic scarring Lasers: principles Lateral arm flap Latissimus dorsi flap Leeches and maggots Leg ulcers Lip cancer and reconstruction Liposuction Local anaesthetics Local flaps Lower limb trauma and reconstruction Lymphoedema